Category: "Misc. Stuff"

Price Spillover

January 25th, 2017
We seem to have added a new term to the ever-growing language of Real Estate Jargon. According to my colleagues in Toronto, the average price of a detached home in Toronto was up over 23% last year from the year before and the rising demand for single… more »

International Citizens Buying Up Toronto

January 12th, 2017
There is a lot of talk in the industry about foreign investors buying up prime property in Toronto, forcing local people out of the market and there's no end in sight. Facing similar issues, British Columbia responded to frustrated Vancouverites by… more »

Generations from Bancroft to Barry's Bay

January 5th, 2017
For the most part, I think of myself as having very deep roots in Canada, particularly Ontario & Quebec. I can trace my ancestry back into the late 1500s, early 1600s in North America. In fact, I have an Aboriginal ancestor or tow, way back there.… more »

Predicting the 2017 Ontario Real Estate Market

December 21st, 2016
* Ontario markets are expected to stay strong * Sales in 2017 may fall slightly short of sales in 2016 only because of a shortage of inventory (properties available for sale) * Prices on most property will show a modest increase in price (due the… more »

Bancroft: You Belong Here #ComeWanderBancroft

December 7th, 2016
Some time ago, Bancroft adopted the tag line "You belong here" and I've often thought that it was a huge concept, somehow made simple by using six letters. Belong. To "belong" is to fit in a specified place or environment and a sense of belonging… more »