Dec 21

Urges

Blaine and Jenny are having a baby. If it happens this week, “we’ll name her Holly,” he says. I told…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 19

The Willful Idiot

“My partner and I,” says Jeremy, “are looking into buying a new home.  I’m really glad I stumbled on your…

1 Comment

Read Article
Dec 18

Going Negative

In case you missed it, Wall Street exploded higher on Thursday (421 points), but oil resumed its slide ($54.11) and…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 17

Bad Choices

Andres says he’s a hipster at odds with his messed-up generation. “If I was anyone else in Vancouver I would…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 15

The Unicorns

“We’ve dodged a bullet.” Says Janet. “And we have you in part to thank.” Ahh, that’s so sweet. Especially coming from…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 14

Race to the Bottom

Melissa Hart is desperately unhappy, and rutting season is only a few weeks away. Her sad story in a moment. First,…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 12

Market Update

Mark Jennings-Bates is a realtor in Kelowna. His house is for sale. In fact, it’s been listed for three years.…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 11

Realtor® DNA

Carla was a real estate agent in the States for more than fifteen years. “Thought I knew the business,” she…

1 Comment

Read Article
Dec 10

Kaboom

He sounded cold. “Actually it’s plus two here today,” the reporter said, “but it was minus twenty.” The poor guy…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 8

Could Be Worse

More oil news. ConocoPhillips is cutting its capital budget by 20%. Precision Drilling says it will idle its rig-building business…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 7

Down with Stuff

The stock market south of us has hit an all-time record high more than 30 times so far in 2014.…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 5

What Comes Next

They cut costs. They slashed rates. They tried a spa. They turned rooms into condos. But just two years after…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 4

The Bloat

More of the same. “Toronto home prices soar amid bidding wars,” read the newspaper headline yesterday. And just to ensure…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 3

Extreme

Guess where single-family home sales dropped last month? Yeah, Calgary. And whether you wear pointy-toed boots like me or not,…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 2

Pushing It

“Love your blog,” Pam says, even without being promised a ride in my new (used) Hummer, now that gas is…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Dec 1

Planning

It’s four o’clock on a snowy Tuesday afternoon. The House settles. The gathering winter afternoon darkens the soaring stained glass…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Nov 30

If I Had a Million Dollars

“My girl and I were casually making dinner,” says Matt, “listening to the CBC when the Barenakeladies ‘If I had…

Add Your Comment

Read Article
Nov 28

Choices

In a moment we’ll get to Peter and Christa’s reproductive issues. First, a brief folo on yesterday’s collapse in the…

1 Comment

Read Article
Nov 27

The Shock

Well, let’s recap. The sheiks have decided to keep flooding the world with oil in order to maintain their market share,…

Add Your Comment

Read Article