Elderly Orphans or Child Day Care?

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Brampton News, Caledon, Community Service, Market Commentary

There is a poignant biblical tale about Solomon declaring before two plaintiffs that the new born be sliced in two! One mother did not contest the ruling, declaring that if she could not have the baby then neither of them could, but the other begged Solomon.                                             “Give the Baby to her, just don’t kill […]

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 […]

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

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Brampton News, Burlington, Caledon, Caledon Trail, Hamilton, Liberty Village, Market Commentary

  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. […]

Catching a falling Knife ! #RealEstate #CANHousingMarket #TREB

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Home sales plunged 35% year over year in Toronto for the month for February, but does this belie the bigger picture?                                     https://www.bnn.ca/rbc-chief-warns-foreigners-using-canadian-real-estate-as-piggy-banks-1.1019145  To the average homeowner or would be first time buyer the cacophony of real estate […]

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 […]

Government Workers Strike Gold, Again! #GTA #ONPoli #LandUseON

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Once again provincial largesse has swelled the coffers of the thousand of government workers & those politically associated companies with tens of millions of tax payers money ! How many hundreds of millions of $ have been  squandered on multiple redundant G.T.A west corridor studies ?  The millions spent  finally concluded what an average high […]

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 […]