Stock markets should fully recover in the 2nd half of the year 2020…

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Herd Immunity versus Quarantine! & Equities experience an early Santa Claus rally. Goldman Sachs just hosted an Investee call where 1500 companies dialed in. The key economic takeaways were inclusive of the following: 50% of Americans will contract the virus (150m people), as it is very communicable. This is on a par with the common […]

Locating Affordable Condos in Toronto!

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Toronto is still defying all housing expectations! Presently, there are 162 residential high rise cranes operating throughout the city; this is more than NYC, LA & Chicago combined. Despite this decade-long building boom, prices across the board continue to percolate upward. So where does one find affordable entry level housing in the core of the […]

Promising a Tumultuous 2019!

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Political socioeconomic issues, such as Brexit, Russian hegemony, Merkeldammerung of Germany, global corporate debt, intellectual hacking, volatility within equity markets, 65 million plus global migrants, Totalitarian toned populism, global warming, etc. will remain contentious and largely unresolved. Most people wonder, why and how, do these distant and murky questions effect my life? Firstly, these hot button […]

The Decoupling of the GTA Condo Market

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Will 2019 herald in the Desperate Condo Developer? Just look over your shoulder and analyze what has transpired through 2018;  Literally dozens of condo building sites throughout the GTA have been mothballed for a  variety of concocted reasons.  IE: The price of concrete & steel has skyrocketed.  Communication issues such as receiving building permits in […]

Nostalgia versus the tangible now! BOC indicates prime rate at 3% very soon!

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Market Commentary Nostalgia like our memories are more likely to be shaped by the more pleasant aspects of reminiscing. Take for example the recession of the early 90’s. The economy truly shuddered, interest rates were north of 10%, unemployment rose 40% to > 12%. Home prices plunge by nearly 50% over a 3 to 4 year […]