Tag Archives: rent

Should everyone rent? When does it make sense to buy? A closer look at the price/rent ratio…

These are great questions.  I receive a couple emails each week from people looking for advice on this topic.  Some are potential first time buyers, but many are existing home owners.  My advice to those people may surprise my readers … Continue reading

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More on the Capital Economics house price report

I was able to get my hands on the Capital Economics report (hyperlink removed at the request of the authors -ed._ .  The report mirrors exactly what I’ve been warning about on this blog…nearly verbatim.  You can understand then why … Continue reading

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Housing: A bug in search of a windshield

Emotions… For some reason, most discussions about the future prospects of housing in Canada are emotionally charged.  We seem to have staked our collective national pride on the fact that we were able to stop a hemorrhaging real estate market … Continue reading

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