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The Multiple Offer Dance

      Welp!  Crazy "bid-wars" are back in a big way.  Well-priced (sometimes underpriced) homes in popular areas of Winnipeg are getting 8, 9,... 13 or more offers on...

New Canadian Mortgage Rules

     Okay, so you may or may not have heard the grumbly fear mongering about the new mortgage rules coming into effect over the next couple of months.  There are a few changes coming,...

West End & Wolseley Home Show

            This spring I tried my hand at event planning.  I then quickly realized that it’s not my forte and that it’s a TON of work.  So I got my...

New Canadians As Home Buyers

Recently I had the opportunity to speak at New Journey Housing in Winnipeg.  They work with new Canadians, helping them find housing - everything from rentals to buying their first home here.  This...

The "Crappy Apartment" Phase

So.  Something that’s been happening more and more in our society is that kids are staying at home with their folks for longer.  I totally get why this is a thing; rents are no longer cheap,...