Tag Archives: real estate

Real estate taxes in Canada. Know before you buy.

Making sense of real estate taxes in Canada Real estate has historically kept up with inflation. But I’m not sure if it can keep up with taxation moving forward. I’m all for reasonable taxes. I benefit a lot from government services. But at some point real estate taxes in Canada can start to feel excessive. Someone buying a… Read More »

Where do people get the money to buy expensive houses?

High income and cheap credit Why are real estate prices so high? Isn’t the economy still recovering? Yes. Millions have lost their jobs and many are still looking for work. But recessions don’t affect everyone equally. The number of high income individuals is often underestimated. So in today’s post I’ll explain how people can afford to buy multi-million dollar… Read More »