Toronto Is Running Out Of……What?

What's the word I'm looking for here, folks? We're running out of.....real estate agents? Ha!  Not on your life. But we are running out of something, and that one thing is probably the number-one reason why I think our market, despite...

Kathy Tomlinson Is At It Again!

Is this the best investigative journalist in the country? In March, she broke the story that changed Vancouver real estate forever: shadow flipping by unscrupulous Realtors and their overseas buyers.  That opened Pandora's Box, and over the next few months, we watched...

Welcome To My Humble Abode!

The best comment on Monday's blog was the one emanating Ned Flanders from "The Simpsons," since I probably saw that episode a dozen times when I was a kid. Yes, of course, seeing inside a house is important too. What can I...

My Own Private Idaho!

It's Monday, and many of you desperately need to kill four-and-a-half minutes of time with something moderately-educational. So while I'm here in Victor, Idaho, I figured I'd give you a tour of our family home. It's a lot different from what we...

On Vacation!

I sat down to try to write something for Thursday, and I just stared at the screen for a half-hour.  Honest. I got nothin' left, folks.  I need a vacation! I'll be in Victor, Idaho until August the 10th, and...

Grand Teton Mountain Range

In Idaho. I mean, Wyoming. Er, maybe it's Idaho.  It's confusing. Our house in Victor, Idaho is right on the Wyoming border, so whether you're going horseback riding or heading out for groceries, you never know if you'll end up...

“Beehive Basin” in Big Sky, Montana

Okay, here's something different! As I said in the following video, rather than give you a real estate "Top-Ten" list on this fine Wednesday morning, why not give you a piece of scenery that exemplifies the phrase, "....a picture paints...

Yes…….I’m In Idaho.

The town of Victor, Idaho, to be exact.  Population: 1,840. I say "Idaho" and people respond "why," or quite often, "whaaaaat?" It happens every time I tell people where my wife and I vacation each summer, but I actually think...