Toronto Life Event

May 30, 2018 52

Special Features

Toronto Life Event: “Toronto Tomorrow”

Perhaps I’m guilty of mailing-in my Wednesday blog post, but I’m sorry folks, there just aren’t enough hours in this day…

So let me give you something to chew on, and while this isn’t meant to be a self-promotional plug (ironic, since this entire blog is technically one), I will say that I’m scheduled to speak at Wednesday night’s Toronto Life event called, “Toronto Tomorrow: Real Estate, How We Live, And The Ever-Changing City.”

You’re all invited!

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May 28, 2018 4

Condos

What’s With The Crane On The L-Tower?

If you’ve asked this aloud before, you may be slightly overly-interested in Toronto real estate.

If you’ve asked this aloud before…….in a group of people, you might be obsessed with Toronto real estate.

I don’t know if real estate “gossip” is a ‘thing,’ but if it were, many people would be offering theories about this really weird crane that is still affixed to the L-Tower, three years after completion of the building

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May 24, 2018 24

Condos

The Craziest Floor Plan You’ve Ever Seen?

This is absolutely nuts.

It looks like a giant puzzle to me; one that I might have figured out when I was 13-years-old, but don’t have the eyesight for, as an adult.

Below is a floor plan from a rather unique condo in New York City, with a very interesting back-story.

Let me tell you that story, as well as show you a couple of other videos and floor plans from luxury NYC units…

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May 18, 2018 21

Stories!

Friday Fantasy: What I Want In A House!

Here’s something a little silly on a Fun Friday.

I get asked this question a lot by my clients – “What are you looking for in a house?”

I’m an open book, both on this blog, and in person.  People know I live in a condo, and that one day, sooner or later, I’ll be buying a house.

People always want to know what I’m looking for, so I figured this would be a fun exercise…

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May 16, 2018 86

Mortgage

Rate Wars & Vendor Take-Backs!

A bit of a mortgage-theme here today on TRB, but I had two topics in mind and figured I’d group these together in one post.

First, we have significant competition among the Big-5 banks as they lower variable rates to try to gain more business.

Second, we have the odd listing coming out on MLS advertising vendor take-back mortgages.

This should give the market bears something to rest their hats on… Read More