July 30, 2008

Condos

New Development of The Week: Huntington

Oh the irony!

As I sit here typing this post on my blog, my back is absolutely throbbing!

The ironic part?  The project I’m writing about, Huntington, is going to be built on the site where the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College was just recently demolished…

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July 29, 2008 1

Business

The September Effect

Most businesses are cyclical to some degree; very few industries are unnafected by the various pages on a calendar.

We know that the summer is typically “slow” in real estate, or at least that most people deem it that way.

So what is the reason for the September boom?

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July 28, 2008 1

Business

Pre-Construction Comes To Fruition!

For all the complaining I do about pre-construction; the delays, the lies, the failures—I thought it would be nice to talk about something that actually DID work out.

But decisions must be made, and be made post haste!

Let’s explore my options for when I take possession of my condo at Rezen

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July 25, 2008 1

Business

Restrictions On Showings

Gaah!  It’s so frustrating to see people shoot themselves in the foot!

When you’re in a highly competitive market place, why would you restrict the number of potential buyers for your product?

People are getting lazy and arrogant when it comes to their properties in Toronto, and they’re the ones that will be crying poor in the end…

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July 24, 2008

Condos

New Development Of The Week: “The Bayview”

This will be one of the easiest reviews I have ever written.

The reason?  In the marketing for “The Bayview” condominium, everything positive that is written about this project is ironically something I consider to be a negative.

It’s almost like all the work has already been done for me…

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July 22, 2008 5

Condos

Condominium Floor Plans

People often say, “What can you really tell about a unit from looking at the floor plan?”

While I tend to agree, you have to remember that floor plans are the only alternative with pre-construction.

In the end, it’s more easy to identify things you don’t like than things you do…

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