Tame The Tigers?

This isn't a real estate issue, but it certainly is a Toronto issue. The Tamil protesters are out of control, and everybody in our city has an opinion. Perhaps this is a dodgy subject, but I've never been one to...

GST, PST, HST….Debate!

Perhaps you were all waiting for me to address this topic, so I will unhappily oblige. I expect it to spark debate, although I'm fairly certain that all the debaters will situate themselves on the same side of the fence....

Bill 150: The Green Energy Act

This post is sure to spark some debate! The Province of Ontario has introduced legislation that would require home energy audits prior to the sale of all homes if the legislation were passed. I'm not a tree-hugger, nor am I an energy waster. ...

Toronto Parking Tickets

You know that old adage about Toronto?  The one that goes, "There are two seasons in Toronto: Winter, and Construction." Well I think there is a third season; one that is twelve-months long: parking tickets. But there is a new...

New Tax Credit, You Say?

Thanks to one of my readers to bringing this to my attention. The Conservative Party may have taken a while to release their platform in the latest election, but I'm happy with at least one of their campaign "promises." The...

Garth Turner: Bubble-Boy

If you don't know the name "Garth Turner" by now, be prepared to hear it over and over again. The Liberal MP has a new book out that claims Canada has it's own "hidden debt crisis." I don't want to...

The New Land Transfer Tax

Just like the Leafs' 5-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators last night, we should all say, with respect to the new land transfer tax in Toronto, "We totally saw that coming"... It's been a little more than two weeks since...

Miller’s Day of Reckoning…

Visualization. Picture a small child holding his hand over an electric stove, moving it towards the fiery red element. Fast forward, and picture that child twenty seconds later. The words, "WOW....this was a bad idea" certainly come to mind. Take...