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

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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 causing other forms of cancer ? Could these almost indiscernible fibers be one of the […]

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

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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 in the G.T.A are < .085%. This categorical evidence demonstrates that this is a vibrant city […]

CIBC Senior economists Benjamin Tal reviews 2018 Spring property market.

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https://www.bnn.ca/real-estate/video/the-one-housing-measure-out-of-16-that-cibc-s-benjamin-tal-doesn-t-like~1139815; Listing increasing by 20% and sales dropping by 55%. Buyers by the boat load sitting on the sidelines. Has government tinkering gone too far ! Do we have a pending housing crisis? https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-closing-defaults-hit-toronto-sellers-hard-in-housing-plunge-report/        

3 Tiny Earth Day Resolutions That Can Make A World Of Difference!

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There is little argument that Facebook has had a very Bad Week! Factually It has dropped $60 billion in value in just the last few days, for corporate behavior that was most unbecoming! Facebook is also being accused by numerous psychologists of creating a massive vortex of loneliness & depression. These doctors claim that it […]

How Will The New Mortgage Rules Effect You & Your House Equity ?

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Check out the following articles/videos which easily explain the ramifications of these new rules. Please call any one of our 4 offices if you have any questions that remain unanswered. May everyone have a safe & festive Easter holiday! New mortgage rules 2018: A practical guide Could you pass the mortgage stress test? Here’s how […]

Business Cycles & Household Debt are Surely First Cousins

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  The Great Recession of 2009 demonstrated that a slowdown of economic activity can be predicated on rising household debt. This was specifically true in the USA but not exclusively. Recorded Household Debt to GDP ratios rose vigorously through 2002 & 2007.  These gallant numbers correlated strongly with increases in unemployment through 2008 & 2011. […]

Stunned Silence hits the R.E. Church Yard ! #RealEstate #CREA #TREB

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The endogenous crowd of homeowners has in the last 3 months swung from mania to manic in their pursuit of the perfect home.  Now millions of ears twitch at the eerie silence that has descended upon the G.T.A  Real estate market.   http://www.macleans.ca/economy/realestateeconomy/canadian-real-estate-sales-just-fell-the-most-since-2008-heres-why/  Please refer to this article from MacLeans for further reference If there […]

As the Dust Settles & the lights dim….The Full Monty Commences #Toronto #TREBOutlook

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Last nights Lunar Trifecta should be an ominous penumbra for the G.T.A real estate market of 2018 & likely the early part of 2019.   The bitterly cold temperature we are currently experiencing  isn’t the only deep freeze as the once hot Toronto housing market experiences its own as prices drop and listings surge. This newly published […]