A Chill Starts to Creep into the G.T.A. Housing Market

Monday, September 10, 2018

Will the lulling, bucolic days of August be the harbinger for the G.T.A housing market for the remainder of 2018 & 2019? Metaphorically the Bank of Canada now sits between a rock and a hard place, regarding it`s predicament to raise rates or hold rates steady. Domestic inflation is now greate...

The Would Be Donald Trumps Are Everywhere!

Monday, September 10, 2018

The provincial government is talking about imposing a speculators tax.  Perhaps as the Scottish philosopher & economist Adam Smith indicated, things should be left to the invisible hand of the market place. Several verifiable sources have repeatedly indicated that at least 1 in 5 brand new ho...

Plus & Minuses of Home Renovations

Thursday, August 16, 2018

There is little question that the G.T.A Real-Estate market remains influx! Perhaps renovating your existing home my be a viable alternative? Remembering those old adages about location & your home having good bones, is an excellent starting point. Check out the Globe & Mail article below ...

P R I D E Events 2018 #PrideTO #PrideMonth

Saturday, June 23, 2018

PRIDE EVENTS Pride Month in Toronto is well underway with the city’s top events happening this very weekend. It is a colourful time in Toronto where the LGBTQ community and their allies celebrate the diversity and inclusiveness of this city. Not sure what to do this weekend during the pride...

How High Will Interest Rates Rise?

Monday, June 18, 2018

The non declared $ policy, being advocated by the Bank Of Canada, has seen the Loonie drop 10% points or more within a year relative to the Greenback.  It’s anybody’s guess to how much lower the $ may drop as the interest rate spread widens between the American Fed & our  BOC.  Ha...

Looking Into A Rental Abyss

Monday, June 18, 2018

    Less than 1% rental vacancy rates basically encapsulates the dire immediate need for innovative municipal & provincial changes to zoning by laws. There is also an inherent warning against politically pandering to the exploding wave of nimby-ism that is exploding throughout all o...

#VisionZero Challenge Needs Assistance!

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Late summer 2016 was the inception of Toronto`s Vision Zero Challenge….. Since then nearly a 100 cyclists & pedestrians have been killed on our streets ! If the multiplier of 5 is applicable for serious injury and 10 for lesser physical abuse. Then we have had a 500 plus people hospital...

Aird & Berlis Women’s Event – with Arlene Dickinson

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs at the Aird & Berlis Event with Arlene Dickinson Check it out below! https://airdberlisairdmcburney.pixieset.com/airdberliswomenseventwitharlenedickinson/ https://sites-airdberlis.vuturevx.com/58/1901/landing-pages/entrepreneurs.asp    

Plastic`s sticky relationship with Cancer #EarthDay #Plastic #SaveWildlife

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Repeated studies now indicate that >80% of all Municipal water systems in the Americas contain microscopic plastic fibers. Scientists have definitively correlated Plastics & Prostrate cancer in young men. The $64,000  question remains;  Could these residual microfibers of plastic be causi...

Could Rent Controls De-Couple the G.T.A Condo Market ? #RentControl #GTA #TREB

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The new 2018 rent control guidelines (https://www.ontario.ca/page/rent-increase-guideline) which now includes all private market housing units within the province. This new legislation will effect > 30,000 newbie landlords.  Most will be apartments in the sky. Please note that vacancy rates i...

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