Category: "Misc. Stuff"

Choosing the Right Property

March 24th, 2017
Generally speaking, real estate is not a get-rich-quick scheme but if you review Canadian Real Estate history, property in a good area doubles in value about every fifteen years. Some neighbourhoods evaluate more quickly than others but seldom to you… more »

Buyers and Sellers Deserve Skilled, Experienced, Professional Service

March 14th, 2017
Last November, CBC’s current affairs program Marketplace ran a program about unscrupulous real estate sales people... more recently, there's been a lot of press about the underhanded tactics of Buyers and Sellers, too. There's no question that a hot… more »

Why Do Some Properties Fail to Sell in Such a Hot Market?

March 8th, 2017
In spite of the busy market with some local listings selling the day they're listed and others selling for well-over-asking price... others fail to sell and the listings expire or keep being renewed. Usually, the reason is quite obvious- the price is… more »

Foreign Investors in the Toronto Market

March 4th, 2017
I recently blogged about the foreign investment issue that's driving house prices up in the Toronto Area. I had read a lot of articles relating the situation to what went on in Vancouver and, I have to admit, I found it all a little discouraging.… more »

Going Batty

February 28th, 2017
Bats are essential to our ecosystem. Some prey on night-flying insects that threaten agriculture, others play a major role in dispersing seeds and some species pollinate flowers. Our bat populations are threatened by habitat loss and pollution, roost… more »