Entries Tagged as 'houses'

Can We Ever Expect Truth From CREA?

September 6th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Buying or Selling Your Property

On a regular basis I get upset with the Canadian Real Estate Association and to a lesser extent the local real estate boards. I find their whistling in the dark irritating. We are in the process of a major adjustment of the real estate market and we could use some good guidance and information. I […]

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Did HST cause The Housing Slump?

August 17th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Buying or Selling Your Property, Personal House

In today’s news, irritating me, is this article out of Vancouver HST a Prime Suspect in Home Buying Chill. What are they smoking out there? Perhaps I can help illuminate this situation for them. HST is the least of the culprits. The average house price in Vancouver is a mind blowing $658,000 The all important […]

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Question – Giving Tenants the Boot?

July 26th, 2010 · 35 Comments · Buying or Selling Your Property, Landlord & Tenant Board, Property Management, Rental Property

Rob asks two questions about kicking out existing tenants. The first is on behalf of a friend, their landlord is selling their place and wants to evict them as an empty house is easier to sell. My understanding is they can’t do that. Rob you are 100% correct ( if you’re from Ontario). The landlord […]

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Leasing Houses and Weather

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Leasing Houses and Weather · Property Management, Rental Property

It’s a rainy day here in the city of Toronto and it brought to mind something I have noticed through years of renting. When the weather is bad you rarely rent anything. Summer, winter, spring and fall I have noticed that bad weather and impending bad weather has a profound effect on people. You know […]

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