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...

Deal Of The Year!

I was going to write "Deal Of The Century," but that sounds cliché, and it's a bit of an exaggeration. But "Deal Of The Year" is actually quite the understatement. Over the long weekend, I got one of the best...

Happy Canada Day!

If you're sitting in your chair at the office, reading this, then you are really dedicated to your job!  Or maybe you just have a terrible boss... I'm up at a cottage in Kearney, Ontario with my wife and dog, for the...

Tick Tock!

Time has never been more of the essence in our crazy 2016 Toronto real estate market. Buyers used to complain about greedy sellers, and evil real estate agents, and the invention of the "offer night" which is used to gouge...

What’s Worse?

It's a simple question, but the subject matter is even simpler.  Perhaps that's why I find such fault with the content of the two scenario's I'm about to lay out. Allow me to detail two different examples of mis-pricing, or...