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The best way to use your RRSP to invest in real estate
Q: What investments are eligible inside an RRSP? How do I use the funds in my RRSP to buy an income property?
A: Mutual funds still represent about one third of RRSP assets in Canada, Wendy, but there are ever increasing alternatives. The common ones are cash, guaranteed investment certificates (GICs), bonds, stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These six are the primary RRSP-eligible investments.
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Some lesser known alternatives include currencies (excluding digital currencies like Bitcoin); mortgages (which can include your own mortgage); precious metals (like gold and silver bullion); private market investments (including specified small business corporation shares and exempt market securities); options (although CRA warns about writing uncovered call options or put options); and annuities (which are finally becoming more attractive as interest rates rise).
You can use your RRSP to invest in real estate, Wendy, but unfortunately you can only do so indirectly…

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Sears Canada says it plans to seek court approval to begin liquidation of all its remaining stores and assets.

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