Jun 30

Not So Rich

Paul’s buying a $1.3 million house in a sexy hood within 905 (not the one that blew up this week,…

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Jun 29

Bubbleless

Let’s review. In order to buy an average detached house in Vancouver with a super-sized 25% deposit, the average family would…

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Jun 28

Careful

  Sick of Brexit yet? Me too. Especially since the topic has ended what used to be civil discourse on this…

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Jun 27

Now what?

What will Brexit mean to you? Your investments? Your house? Your mortgage? So far, we know this: Stock markets in North…

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Jun 26

Tribalism

Seth asks: “Are there concerns that Brexit is going to blow more air into the Canadian housing gasbag? Diverted foreign…

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Jun 24

They What??

  Defying the odds, spitting in the eye of convention, shattering the predictions and expectations of financial markets across the entire…

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Jun 23

The hose down

All doubt that government intervention in the country’s bi-polar housing market is on the way was erased by the finance…

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Jun 22

The Unfunded

Yesterday this blog dared to dis the CPP, along with anyone who thinks retiring on $16,500 a year is cool.…

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Jun 21

The Canada Pittance Plan

  Recall the shocking numbers reported here the other day? You know the ones. Four in ten Toronto homebuyers with million-dollar…

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Jun 19

Exit

If you hate volatility, stay at the cottage for the next month. Unplug. Be like Trudeau. Buy a canoe. Learn…

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Jun 17

Dog Mail 2

Back by popular demand. (Man you people need a lot of help….) Long-time reader & avid believer. I am a thirty-something college…

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Jun 15

Dog Mail

Trump. The Fed. China. Hillary. ISIS. Poloz. Brexit. Screw it – let’s talk about you. I’m an avid reader of your…

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Jun 14

The Squeeze

Hmm. So much to get your shorts in a twist over. Are you ready? In nine days there’s the Brexit thing,…

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Jun 13

Hara-kiri

“Can’t tell you enough how reminiscent these stats are to the 2007 pre-crash USA,” says Mike. “History is repeating itself,…

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Jun 12

Hitting the fan

Bench art at Coal Harbour park, Vancouver. Blog Dog photo. (Click to enlarge) There were open houses this weekend at 2348…

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Jun 10

Scary

Kids are so damn cute. When the country’s mortgage brokers, in a survey, asked Next Gens (yeah, the Mills) how they feel…

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Jun 9

Coming, Part Deux

  Close you eyes. Hum Imagine. Now visualize Vancouver house prices dropping by 64%. That would take the average detached house…

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Jun 7

Only Fair

  So what happens if the feds get spooked by raunchy house values and up the minimum down payment? Will that…

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Jun 6

The Funk

On Friday this brave, quixotic little blog commented on the latest US jobs report, daring to point out that things…

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