December 23, 2011 6


Merry Chrismukkah

Well folks, I think I’m shuttin’ ‘er down for the year.

I can’t believe we’re about to enter the sixth calendar year of Toronto Realty Blog…

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December 21, 2011 13



Nobody wants a train running through their backyard, but yet houses adjacent to train tracks still sell every day!

How much of a difference in value do you think this makes?

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December 20, 2011 5


I Can Admit When I Was “Wrong”…

Technically, the recent sale of an east end home will demonstrate that some of my recent musings have proved to be incorrect.

But in reality, I still don’t think that listing the same property five different times in nine months is any way to sell real estate…

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December 19, 2011 2


Slow Monday!

Sorry to everybody that was looking forward to a new blog post on Monday.  It’s rare that I leave you with nothing!

I was away at a “crazy” bachelor party all weekend.  How crazy did we get?  See the photo below…

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December 15, 2011 55


“Canada’s Rental Vacancy Rate Decreases”

For those of you that tried to rent a condo or apartment in 2011, the following should come as no surprise!

Here’s a report from Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation that’s chalk full of statistics you’d otherwise have a hard time finding with your Google-fu

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December 13, 2011 4



Last week, I watched a newer agent’s tenacious efforts result in a “win” for her clients in a situation where the property in question should have received multiple offers.

And then it got me thinking, “How many experienced agents would have been this aggressive?”

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