February 27, 2009 1

Business

Sold In ONE Day?

The market may not be red-hot anymore, but it’s not to say that properties aren’t still bought and sold every day of the week.

While some properties may linger on the market for what seems like an eternity, others may turn over faster than you’d believe.

Yesterday, my clients and I sold their condo after one day on the market, and for full asking price

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February 25, 2009 2

Development

Into The Fire…

A house came onto MLS today; well….half a house.

Once upon a time, this was a beautiful Forest Hill house where modern luxuries met with old world charm.

Today, it’s a pile of rubble for sale at $995,000…

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February 24, 2009

Business

New Blog Feature – Financial Tools

It’s taken a while to finally get this up and running, but check out the financial tools section of the blog.

Maybe there are some websites out there with Land Transfer Tax calculators, but I guarantee there isn’t a mortgage calculator like the one I’ve got!

Go ahead, click that link…

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February 23, 2009 9

Business

Toronto Parking Tickets

You know that old adage about Toronto?  The one that goes, “There are two seasons in Toronto: Winter, and Construction.”

Well I think there is a third season; one that is twelve-months long: parking tickets.

But there is a new website out there that helps us stick it to the man!  Visit www.parkingtickets.to.

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February 20, 2009 11

Business

Image Is Everything

I conducted an experiment in image over the long weekend, and the results were quite intriguing.

Perhaps we could all learn from my experience, or at least apply the outcome to society and draw some conclusions of our own.

Those who know me best would suggest that the following story is without a shred of exaggeration…

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February 19, 2009 3

Condos

Condo Security

In the last month, no less than three of my friends have had their cars broken into while parked in their underground parking lots overnight.

This has prompted me to second-guess the security measures in most condominiums.

Who ever thought that we’d take our security for granted?

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