Tag Archives: rental

Toronto Condos….let the rental glut begin!

I’ve written about the Toronto condo market several times already.  I’ve warned condo investors to get out while the gettin’s good.  I’ve warned that immigration alone and the Hot Asian Money story are not enough to sustain a market that … Continue reading

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Toronto condo data; China about to hit a wall?; Fiscal austerity to weigh on public sector jobs; The Age of Deleveraging; Another video primer

Toronto condo data The Toronto Real Estate Board released their most recent rental market report yesterday.  It showed both a substantial jump in rental transactions and a jump in rental inventory. “From September until the end of 2010, TREB Members … Continue reading

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A Home Without Equity Is Just a Rental With Debt

Despite the unsubstantiated ravings of the real estate bulls who have stepped up their vocalizations of late, the facts surrounding the future of real estate remain indisputable.  Debt levels remain too high, savings too low, home ownership at record high … Continue reading

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‘Vulching’ a rental home

Over the past few weeks, I’ve received several questions related to renting a home.  Let me summarize my current situation since it seems to be a topic of interest to a number of readers. I rent my current home.  I … Continue reading

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