September 30, 2008 1

Business

Construction Delays

Show me one single condominium that was completed in its entirety, on-time, on the very first occupancy date ever promised.

My bet is: this has never, ever happened.

Delays are simply a part of the process with pre-construction condos, so much so, in fact, that we no longer ask if the project will be delayed, but rather for how long?

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September 29, 2008

Condos

Winter is Coming!

Last week, I decided to sit outside and write this post on my lovely patio, surrounded by my gorgeous plants & trees, and taking in the last few days of summer.

But even with a thick fleece sweater on, I was cold.

Winter is just around the corner…

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September 26, 2008 1

Condos

The Other Side Of The Tracks

There are many fantastic neighborhoods in the City of Toronto.

Then again, there are some terrible ghettos as well.

But I’ve always found it interesting how every good area is just a stone’s throw from a bad one…

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September 24, 2008 1

Condos

The Best Downtown Parks

The one major drawback to living in a condominium is the lack of outdoor space; more specifically the lack of a backyard.

But there are some great parks in the downtown core, and some terrific condominiums right next door.

Here is a more detailed look…

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September 23, 2008 2

Business

Tear Down The Gardiner Expressway?

If it looks like a rant and smells like a rant, it’s a rant…..and I feel a big one coming on!

While I do have my opinions on the subject of what to do with the Gardiner Expressway, I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not 100% informed.

Please feel free to poke holes in my thoughts and opinions…

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September 22, 2008 1

Condos

The Fundamentals of Renting

So you want to move out or move on, and you don’t have the money to purchase a property right now.

Renting will cure what ails you!

But just because renting costs less than purchasing doesn’t mean there are any fewer considerations…

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