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...

“Debt Alert”

Fantastic!  This article in Tuesday's Globe & Mail has inspired me for an epic FRIDAY RANT! The article, which headlines that our debt-to-income ratio has increased 6.7% over last year alone, further reveals that our ratio is now higher than...

A Developer’s Priorities

I received an email the other day from a resident of a new Liberty Village condo who wants to know why the amenities in the building aren't finished yet - even though she's been living there for six months. I explained very...

Acknowledging The Offer

There's a little-known fact in real estate that as a buyer, you can demand that the seller signs an acknowledgement saying that they have received and reviewed your offer. Don't always assume that just because you make an offer, the...