All posts tagged “globe and mail

comment 0

Neighborhood depopulation

Recently we’ve been talking about California’s Proposition 13 and how it may be creating a disincentive for longtime homeowners to move. They’re enjoying below market property taxes, and so they stay put, even if they may have too much house. But this concept of “overhousing” isn’t… Read More

comment 0

Canada’s 1%

The Globe and Mail recently published an article about Canada’s highest paid workers. It uses census data spanning 2005 to 2015. There’s a feature that allows you to enter your before tax income, your location, and your gender to see how you compare to “the 1… Read More

comment 0

How did we miss this?

I promise that this post won’t be all about laneways. This afternoon Erin Davis of Torontoist published a post called: Are Laneway Suites a Solution to Toronto’s Housing Crisis? There’s a quote in it from yours truly: Brandon Donnelly, a 34-year-old real estate developer, has… Read More

comment 0

HOT, HOT HOUSES

Below is a piece by Michael Salter from the Globe and Mail. It’s all about Toronto’s HOT, HOT housing market. Michael’s message: Here are the real reasons why home prices are skyrocketing and why they are going to remain high. Did you find yourself agreeing with this… Read More