Buyers

  • Buying and Selling Apartments

    Buying and Selling Apartments How to Ease Buyer Financing and Close Your Apartment Sale on Time When buying and selling apartments, the number one reason why deals fall apart is because of a problem with financing. In this heated marketplace, a apartment seller may think that they don’t have to worry about how a buyer [...]
  • Why Buyers Choose Us

    The SVN Rock Advantage We spent two years building a database of every building in the province. It allows us to pinpoint who owns what and to locate any building geographically. For example, if you wanted to buy an apartment building near a university because you were a student housing specialist, you would punch in [...]
  • Financing Apartment Buildings

    One of the most important aspects to achieve the desired rate of return that developers of apartments often overlook is acquiring financing for their projects. The financing process has changed; lenders require more information and take a conservative approach to lending, making this a time consuming component of development that will tie up considerable equity. [...]
  • Best and Worst Places to Buy

    At SVN Rock Advisors, we have years of experience buying and selling apartments. We have seen rent controls give way to deregulation, we’ve seen cap rates fall to the lowest levels in history, and we’ve seen demographics shift to make apartment living more desirable for the wider population. Even so, there are places in Ontario [...]
  • How to work with an apartment building broker specialist?

    [fluid_wrapper width="686" height="386"][/fluid_wrapper] Always Looking for Good People Work on real deals with a great team. Specialise in apartments and student housing, not cold calls. Contact Us Any good apartment broker is going to look for the same qualities in a buyer as the seller is. As with any relationship, you have to establish trust. [...]
  • How do I become a better apartment building buyer?

    [fluid_wrapper width="686" height="386"][/fluid_wrapper] Always Looking for Good People Work on real deals with a great team. Specialise in apartments and student housing, not cold calls. Contact Us Buyers may be frustrated because no solid apartment broker is paying attention to you. To get out of this situation, know that this is a high-demand, low-supply business. [...]
  • How to Raise Money for a Down Payment to Buy an Apartment Building: A Checklist

    [fluid_wrapper width="686" height="386"][/fluid_wrapper] Always Looking for Good People Work on real deals with a great team. Specialise in apartments and student housing, not cold calls. Contact Us This is a good question to ask, but one that’s very individual to you. There are many different ways to finance the purchase of an apartment building, including [...]
  • Buy-side Brokerage – Part 2

    [fluid_wrapper width="686" height="386"][/fluid_wrapper] Always Looking for Good People Work on real deals with a great team. Specialise in apartments and student housing, not cold calls. Contact Us At ROCK, we have a unique process where we work with you, the buyer, to find you the building you want in the area you want at the [...]
  • The Current Lending Environment

    [fluid_wrapper width="686" height="386"][/fluid_wrapper] Always Looking for Good People Work on real deals with a great team. Specialise in apartments and student housing, not cold calls. Contact Us The current lending environment is busy. The existing lending environment is very favourable for both purchaser and seller, and consequently the systems are overloaded and the process can [...]
  • How do I determine the value of an apartment building?

    [fluid_wrapper width="686" height="386"][/fluid_wrapper] Always Looking for Good People Work on real deals with a great team. Specialise in apartments and student housing, not cold calls. Contact Us If you are a buyer and you are buying an apartment building and you don’t want to overpay, you should follow the same steps the seller went through [...]
  • Verifying Income and Expenses

    [fluid_wrapper width="686" height="386"][/fluid_wrapper] Always Looking for Good People Work on real deals with a great team. Specialise in apartments and student housing, not cold calls. Contact Us There is more than one way to verify income and expenses for sure, but there are a number of key questions and information that must be verified and [...]
  • How will a seller know I’m qualified?

    [fluid_wrapper width="686" height="386"][/fluid_wrapper] Always Looking for Good People Work on real deals with a great team. Specialise in apartments and student housing, not cold calls. Contact Us If you’re one of our buyers we have already worked with you to pre-qualify you as a buyer, and your offer will be well received by any potential [...]