The Zen Investor’s North American Due Diligence Journal:
Canada, U.S.A. and Mexico.
Saint John, New Brunswick
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Mont Tremblant, Quebec
Quebec City, Quebec
Joshua Tree Desert, California
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Dear Diary …
North America holds so much potential! Canada’s sustainable Maritimes offer both security and emerging market potential in New Brunswick’s delightful cities of Saint John and Fredericton. While the United States is finally emerging from the real estate crisis, you can still find amazing deals in sunny Florida. And Mexico is what it’s always been … an accessible paradise.
North America’s Zen Rating
Pricing: 3 out of 4 bamboo
Rentability: 3 out of 4 bamboo
Infrastructure: 3 out of 4 bamboo
Stability: 3 out of 4 bamboo
Potential: 3 out of 4 bamboo
Marie's North American Travel Gallery
Scroll through images of Marie’s experience conducting due diligence and exploring the sights of the Canadian, American and Mexican property markets.
The Zen Investor News Desk
Curl up with the latest in Canadian, U.S.A. and Mexican property headlines.
"TransCanada says its west-east pipeline is a $12 billion project that will have the capacity to pump 1.1 million barrels of western crude per day east to Saint John" (Huras; Mega Project Includes Deep Water Terminal). Now the work, the restructuring and the...read more
Saint John in New Brunswick, already a hot investment opportunity and exciting place to live, is looking better every day. Home to the Irving Oil Refinery, the largest in Canada, Saint John is an important Atlantic hub for processing and distribution of oil and...read more
Jim Prentice on the importance of the pipeline to Saint John, and what this means for Saint John real estate
As recently as five years ago, many experts believed that oil and natural gas production in North America was rapidly on the decline. However, advances in technology have completely erased that theory according to Former Conservative Cabinet Member Jim Prentice. Mr....read more
New Brunswick Premier David Alward is on a mission — and he seems to be making some brilliant headway. There are no shortages of newspaper articles indicating Premier Alward’s position as the "public face" of New Brunswick’s desire to house the eastern end of the...read more
The property market in Saint John is increasing significantly in growth due to the proposed building of the 'Energy East' pipeline that would ship oil into Saint John, New Brunswick. This is great news for Canadian real estate investors looking to invest in Saint...read more
Saint John is experiencing high growth due to $3 billion invested in energy projects such as Irving Oil. Thousands of workers are moving to a city that brags real estate half the price of their current homes-so they can sell their home, buy in Saint John, and have...read more
Things in the Canadian real estate market are heating up, as the Irving pipeline development planning continues to place focus on the Saint John area of New Brunswick. Saint John, which has always been a popular seaside town, is predicted as being the most promising...read more
As the prospect of a west-to-east pipeline inches toward actualization, the timing could not be better for Saint John real estate. A literal transcontinental energy corridor, the pipeline would run straight through Canada, running from Alberta and landing at Saint...read more
Investors are bracing themselves for a new wave of property investment after it was revealed last week that a deal on the proposed Irving Pipeline between Saint John and Alberta is to be announced shortly. Saint John real estate has already seen significant growth...read more
Marie F. Dayan
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