The idiom “a level playing field” is supposed to mean a situation that is fair to everyone, but different rules apply to different people when it comes to buying real estate in Ontario. What does it actually cost to buy in Ontario?

What does it actually cost to buy in Ontario?

2022-10-28T14:24:08-04:00October 28th, 2022|

After preparing, searching, debating and deciding, you’ve found a home to buy. Now it’s time to put a number on the offer…but what’s the number? Here’s how we make sure our clients avoid buyer’s regret and understand what price to pay.

Sure, it’s nice, but what’s it worth?

2020-05-29T15:27:17-04:00May 29th, 2020|

I know that’s hard to believe. After all, in all the time you’ve been reading my articles, I’ve been pretty much flawless. Predicting the recovery of the Nortel stock I bought at $40 per share? Nailed it. Deriding the internet as a temporary fad? Dead on. Proclaiming that frosted hair […]

I made a mistake.

2018-02-27T12:21:15-05:00July 28th, 2017|

With all of the articles in the media these days about rising real estate prices and the unaffordability of homes, you would be forgiven in thinking that buying a house or condo is all bad news. As any of you who have recently purchased a home or refinanced a home […]

That Can’t Be Right.

2018-02-27T12:20:57-05:00May 28th, 2014|

It’s a good time to buy a condo. There, I said it. Despite the near constant references in the media to an over supplied condo market in Toronto, I think now is actually a good time to buy a condo. Well, the right condo. Don’t worry, I’m not pitching any […]

You think I should buy what?!

2018-02-27T12:20:57-05:00April 9th, 2014|

There is a great quote from Wayne Gretzky, where he talks about the importance of anticipating where the action will be, rather than where the action is right now. I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been. Great advice and well worth considering […]

Skate to Where the Puck is Going

2018-02-27T12:20:57-05:00March 12th, 2014|

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