March 23, 2009 8


How Many Condos Will Never Be Built?

At what point will the sales-centres outnumber the actual number of holes being dug in the ground?

I feel that people need a general education on how condos come to be constructed, and how many of them incur problems and slowdowns along the way.

If you currently have a deposit down on a Toronto condominium, be prepared to wait…..and wait…

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March 20, 2009 2



No, I don’t mean the movie with Alicia Silverstone which was destined to become a “cult classic,” but instead gave us a short-lived TV spin-off…

I’m talking about the owner and the agent for a house in Cabbagetown which was for sale last week and caused a huge stir in the industry.

The crazy part is, they didn’t think they were doing anything wrong!

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March 19, 2009 3


“Must Assume Tenant”

Those three words can literally quash any hope a seller had of bringing an interested buyer to the table.

In this market, or any market for that matter, a seller has to make his or her property as attractive as possible.

But forcing the buyer to assume a tenant?¬† Why not just tell them your in-laws are moving in too…

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March 18, 2009 5


St. Patrick’s Day….

….is every alcoholic’s excuse for his actions.

For those of you who often say, “He has a real estate blog, and sometimes he doesn’t even write about real estate,” you might want to skip this post.

It’s my party, and I’ll cry if I want to…

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March 17, 2009 4


Corner Lots

I don’t know of a better example of “hit or miss” in all of real estate.

People either absolutely adore corner lots, or they find them completely unacceptable.

Here are few arguments for each side…

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March 16, 2009 3


What’s So Special About Yorkville?

“I only want to live in Yorkville,” said the 20-something young girl with a total of $2,500 in savings to her name.

A friend-of-a-friend of mine is moving to Yorkville to spend more money on a smaller condo, and for the life of me, I can’t figure out why…

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