January 15, 2020

It seems to me that there is far more rental supply on the market right now than there has been in a long time.

It's still very early in January and all my buyers are anxious for new, good listings. Maybe it's because of the lack of snow (for now), or maybe because inve...

March 6, 2019

There's no question that rentals in the core are still expensive, but has some additional supply finally cooled off the frenzy?

I do a lot of rentals. Specifically downtown rentals. I enjoy it. It keeps me on my game, meeting new people, new long-term clients, and it ke...

January 15, 2019

A lot of investors won't even consider parking when looking for investment units. But a parking spot is still a piece of property...

October 12, 2018

The gap between resale and pre-construction pricing has gotten so wide, I'm starting to wonder where the value really is.

I'm just going to jump right into this because it's been a topic on my mind for quite some time and I've been waiting to see if it was just a short-...

September 25, 2018

How much effort is your agent really putting into your listing? Maybe your agent is doing some of these things below that is actually hurting your listing.

October 31, 2017

Very limited supply, super strong demand, with bad government policy thrown in equals madness.

Over the last couple years I've done a ton of rentals, all over the city but mainly in the downtown core. It's always been competitive for as long as I can remember and rental...

August 21, 2017

Just when it seemed like the investment thesis in TO wasn't making sense anymore, things come roaring back.

In one of my first blogs in this series, I wrote about one of my investor clients who really studied the investment thesis in the TO condo market and we analyzed...

July 28, 2017

It's been exactly three month's since the implementation of rent control in Ontario and the results are not pretty. 

It feels like yesterday when the Liberal government unveiled their 16-point plan to cool the housing market in the GTA. I remember that day. Sitting on m...

April 25, 2017

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By definition, if a market is unsustainable, it will correct itself." 

This post is longer than my usual ones, because I think the situation warrants it. I've spent almost all my time over the past few days absorbing, analyzing, reading about, and discussing what the O...

April 18, 2017

"It feels like people shifted, en masse, from renting to buying in early 2017."

I do a lot of rentals, for both landlords and tenants. Many agents out there refuse to touch rentals. Maybe because they feel like it's a waste of time for the amount of money they stand to...

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