Housing affordability: What happens when lower home prices take on higher borrowing costs?

Canadian home prices are falling. Borrowing costs are increasing at an incredible rate. It’s the battle royale of home ownership affordability: Will wannabe home owners benefit from the real estate…

Making sense of the markets this week: August 7

This week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Does this earnings season matter much? Or at all?  The stock markets are silly.…

Making sense of the markets this week: July 10

This week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. The first half of 2022 asset scorecard—not good The S&P 500 entered a bear…

Capital gains on subdivided land

Q. Our primary residence of three years is built on a double lot. We received a partial discharge of our double lot and built our house on it for cash.…