April 20, 2009

Business

Warm Weather Open House!

Sure, they say it’s supposed to snow on Tuesday, but that takes nothing away from the 20-degrees and sunshine that I was blessed with for my Saturday open house.

It was the first open house I’ve done since February, and the timing was absolutely perfect…

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April 17, 2009 10

Condos

The Tannery Lofts

“You couldn’t PAY me enough to live there!”

While there are probably a few locations in the city of Toronto that fit that description, Tannery Lofts is certainly not one of them.

However, that doesn’t mean that these units are an easy sell…

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April 15, 2009 1

Business

Nice Neighbor!

I wonder how thin the walls must be in this condo!

What are the chances that two units, side-by-each, come onto the market on the very same day?

Is it possible that one neighbor overheard the other neighbor talking about putting their condo up for sale, and decided to follow suit?

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April 14, 2009 6

Business

Ridiculous Maintenance Fees

At what point do the maintenance in a building make a condo unit un-sellable?

There are a few buildings in the city that have the most ridiculous, outrageously high maintenance fees, and I have no idea how these poor owners are going to sell their condos.

Let’s examine two of these buildings…

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April 13, 2009 2

Business

Reality

Somebody brought to my attention the other day that I often start sentances with, “The reality is….”

I’ve also been told I use the phrase, “At the end of the day” quite a bit, but that one wont make for it’s own blog post.

For many sellers, there seems to be a severe disconnect between reality in our real estate market and that of their hopes and dreams.

Here is a story that explains it all…

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April 8, 2009 4

Development

Selling The Un-Sellable

I drive by this “FOR SALE” sign every single day on my way to the office, and everyday I think, “Who would ever buy that house?  That thing will never sell!”

Well, as of last week it seems there is somebody out there willing to prove me wrong!

This real estate story deals with the truly unique

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