Breaking The Bank!

Here is one of my favourite stories about the American housing market in the late 2000's. The property "owners" in the following tale had clearly recognized how screwed up the mortgage and lending industries were, and sought to take advantage. Could...

Red Flag Stigma

"Red Flag Stigma."  It's a great term.  I just made it up... Many condominiums come with red flags, and many condominiums have a certain stigma attached to them. But if that bad feeling or stigma is based on a huge...

HST & Real Estate

An Ipsos Reid survey commissioned by the Ontario Real Estate Association released on October 26th, 2010 shows that 56% of Ontario residents mistakenly believe that the new HST applies to the full purchase price of a resale home. This inaccurate mistake...