March 20, 2012 15


Canadian Mortgages: Planning For A Safer Tomorrow

I get frustrated when I hear comparisons between our mortgage industry in Canada and that of the United States.

We have made important, crucial changes to mortgage rules and regulations, and I’d like to examine a few ideas that experts have for creating a safer mortgage environment going forward…

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March 19, 2012 36


Agent Statistics: The Top 1% Of The Toronto Real Estate Board

Mark McLean, our office manager at Bosley Queen West and author of “Realty Lab,” has answered all out outstanding questions about who-is-selling-what as it pertains to Toronto real estate.

His latest blog post about the top one-percent of Toronto Realtors also includes information on who is not selling anything…

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March 16, 2012 24

The Friday Rant

The Friday Rant: Get A “Life”

There was an article in the Globe & Mail’s “Life” section this week that caused a big stir in the real estate industry.

But I’m here to tell you that there’s a reason this was in the “Life” section and not Business.  It’s just blather, written by somebody with no idea what he’s talking about…

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March 13, 2012 2

Toronto Politics

The “New” West Don Lands!

It was truly a treat to be taken on this detour through the West Don Lands on Saturday, as it will continue to be every night until September.

It’s nice to see that Waterfront Toronto is making good on its promises to bring this area back to life!

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March 12, 2012 9


How Hard Is ‘Too Hard’?

No, I’m not talking about my chest, although I am bench-pressing the weight I used to warm-up with when I was 19, so that’s encouraging.  Anyways…

I mean lofts – at what point does a “hard loft” become too hard, and uninhabitable?

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