September 29, 2010 6

Condos

Glamour, Glitz, & Condo Sales!

On the front cover of Friday’s Globe Real Estate section was an article on the promotional events that developers will organize to attract potential buyers.

Not surprisingly, the article is written in a positive tone, as if these parties, galas, cooking classes, and wine & cheese shows have ANYTHING to do with the value and feasibility of a condominium development.

Isn’t it time consumers learn to cut through all the BS?

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September 28, 2010 14

Condos

New Development Of The Week: One Park West

Here’s something interesting…

If you lived on the moon, with your eyes closed, and your fingers in your ears, perhaps you would be the only person in the galaxy who isn’t aware that “One Park West,” for all its fantastic namesake, is actually Regent Park…

But the best part – the PRICE!

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September 27, 2010 17

Stories!

Tear Down Fort York!

NOTE: I’m not being serious.

The following is written from the perspective of today’s 20-year-old moron.

I think that today’s teenagers and young adults are likely the stupidest generation since mankind first inhabited the earth.  And notice that I said “mankind,” because if I included all mammals, I think there are a few species of dinosaurs that would have beaten out today’s kids…

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September 24, 2010 1

Business

Like Rotting Garbage

In my honest opinion, property owners should only list their properties for sale if they actually want to sell.

All through our city there are properties that are sitting on the market, month after month, with no end in sight.

These properties are the real estate equivalent of rotting garbage…

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September 22, 2010 26

Condos

Talkin’ Bout CityPlace!

Some people think that I’m full of “tough love” for our poor friend, CityPlace, and I might agree.

But after seeing this video, I wonder how anybody could think that my tough love (read: hatred) of the area is unwarranted.

You’ll have to excuse the hyper-hypo tone in which the video was filmed.  I set the world record for coffee-drinking that day…

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September 21, 2010 8

Business

“Undisclosed Costs Can Really Add Up”

This is the perfect follow-up to our conversations about the West Side Lofts.

Bob Aaron is one of Toronto’s most well-known real estate lawyers, and he has an article in the “New Homes” section of every Saturday’s Toronto Star.

The following is one of those stories that could presumably happen to anybody

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