Tao Of The 2017 Buyer (Part IV)

Through the first three parts of this series, you've undoubtedly witnessed the Toronto real estate market change as we went from a red-hot spring, through a transitionary April, into a slower May and June, and finally into a tepid July....

The Tao Of The 2017 Buyer

The spring of 2017 was the hottest market I have ever seen.  It was probably the hottest market that any Realtor, regardless of his or her experience in this city, has ever seen. I told a lot of stories back...

Quick Hits

Here's a feature I used to routinely write a few years back. Sometimes there are a lot of smaller stories that don't get told, simply because they're not "blog-worthy." It's not quite a matter of "quality versus quantity," but rather...

Too Close To Home

Most real estate buyers are out there today looking for the biggest house they can find, with features like parking, or a basement apartment, or a backyard.  They're prioritizing access to transit, school districts, parks, and proximity to a thriving retail...

Top Five: Real Estate Stories Of 2016

Folks, I've combed through the TRB archives, and basically grouped every single blog by category, and by topic. Any "Top Five" list is going to be subjective in nature, but there are some topics that we just kept discussing over...

Top Five: Blog Posts Of 2016

Here's a feature I did at the end of last year to recap the 2015 real estate calendar, and along with the "Top Five: Stories Of 2016," I think it's the perfect way to finish out this year as well....

Sooooo……..I’m A Dad.

Well that two weeks sure flew by! On the blog, at least.  And for my readers, from what I'm told. But in my life, with a new child, and with a virtual "vacation" from real estate, it seemed like an...

Tales From The Fall Market: Part II

Not that it's a contest, but I wonder which story will seem more outrageous between today's and Monday's, after you've read them both. In Monday's blog, we talked about crazy sale prices, relative to previous sales - both those from...