The Friday Rant: Keep Guessing!

The real estate market is healthy.  The real estate market is going to crash.  Prices are unstable.  Prices are going to rise.  It's a good time to buy.  Buying real estate in 2012 is suicide. Nobody knows anything, and those...

The Friday Rant: Control Yourself!

The article I posted yesterday revealed that the average Canadian now has a debt-to-income ratio of almost 1.5. When I stand up on my soap-box at Yonge & Dundas Square every Tuesday & Thursday at 3:17PM, one of the things...

The Friday Rant: I Am Not A Lawyer

The guy in the photo below is a lawyer, and he has an amazing moustache to boot!  He looks like something out of The Addams Family, but I digress... I have decided that I can no longer sell pre-construction condominiums,...

The Friday Rant: Get A Life!

There's nothing quite like coming home after a long day of work and taking a load off, right? But how about when you come home and find a complaint from the property manager in your building? And what if that...

Friday Rant: Realtors & Social Media

If you're reading this right now, you're probably aware that I have a web-log, or something that cool people refer to as a "blog." The entire industry is a-buzz right now with this new thing called "social media." WARNING: the following...

Friday Rant: The Ban on Plastic Bags

I've been saving this up for a special occasion, and since it's Friday I figured I may as well let loose with a wicked rant. Toronto's plastic bag ban is (supposedly) great for the environment, but it's getting out of control. Isn't it? (more…)