Should You Submit A Bully Offer?

Being a bully in this day and age is strongly discouraged. That’s not always the case in Toronto real estate. In Toronto real estate, a bully offer doesn’t mean you are being a jerk on […]


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What Do Move-up Buyers Fear?

There are certain advantages to being a move-up buyer. First, you’re not a first-time buyer anymore. So, you don’t feel like you have no idea what you’re doing when buying a property. Second, you have […]


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Is Toronto Changing Too Fast?

Toronto real estate is changing fast. And it’s been changing fast for a long time. I could go back to the 90s, a time when I used to go rock climbing at Joe Rockheads in […]


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Will Rents Rise Faster than Toronto Prices?

We’re not New York. We’re not Vancouver.  But Toronto is a more expensive place to buy property than many North American cities. No doubt about that. And with the multitude of government rules and regulations […]


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Why Do People Want to Live in Cities?

Let’s first acknowledge that Toronto is not the perfect city. There is too much traffic. Less public transit that a city this size needs. Crumbling infrastructure. A serious social housing shortage. And it’s an expensive […]


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50 Years of Gentrification

Gentrification is just over 50 years old. It may have been happening in Roman Times when a couple of huts were knocked down to make way for the emperor’s swimming pool, but the term itself […]


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East vs. West: Who’s the Best?

A lot of people I know have very strong opinions on what side of Toronto is the better side to live. I feel I am good person to facilitate a reasonable comparison because I can […]


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