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2009 

Over the next few weeks you are going to see some changes to my Blog site site. The name has been changed to Torontoism: Richard Silver's Downtown Toronto Blog and we are just in the final stages of a new logo, new skin and yes finally, a new updated photo (I know, I know). I'm sorry if there is ...
01/31/2009
Here is the most recent press release from the Canadian Real Estate Association in reference to today's budget. It looks to be some good news for the Housing sector and first time buyers...  The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) welcomes the federal government initiatives to stimulate econo...
01/31/2009
In reality...growing up in Edmonton was already "cruel and unusual punishment" when it comes to winter weather and although winter in Toronto is much milder than that part of Alberta, by mid-January I have had it. Whoever came up with the idea of Winterlicious should be given the key to the City ...
01/31/2009
Cabbagetown is a great place where things are always happening and it is sometimes hard to keep track of. However, that being said the Old Cabbagetown BIA runs a Blogand updates it regularly. Make sure that you check it out or that you subscribe to it. On today's OCBIA Blog there is a model of th...
01/31/2009
Below is a press release from the Canadian Real Estate Association about the Bank of Canada cutting rates.  Bank of Canada cuts interest rates again in January Published January 20, 2009 As widely expected, the Bank of Canada lowered its benchmark overnight lending rate by a half of a percentage ...
01/25/2009
Shopping for homes on the Internet is becoming easier and easier with interactive mapping, photos, virtual tours, floor plans, videos and more...and now there is Homezilla.ca. Once you've found your dream home you need to find out about the local Schools, local shopping and of course, the local S...
01/25/2009
I have been thinking seriously about some steps that the Canadian Government could take to really stimulate the Economy, especially now that the Stock Market has gone through a real adjustment and the interest rates are low.  Here's the idea that I would like to float...let Prime Minister Stephen...
01/22/2009
That is the question that I get asked every hour of every day....So How do I answer that one? The Stock Market has definitely had a great effect on market confidence and there is no getting around that. Every media outlet is predicting doom and gloom in all sectors and there is no getting around ...
01/19/2009
Greater Toronto REALTORS® recorded 1,991 resale transactions during the first half of November 2008 from 3,544 sales recorded during the same period a year ago, Toronto Real Estate Board President Maureen O'Neill announced today. The Greater Toronto Area year-to-date figures show 70,474 sales in ...
01/19/2009
I'm just back from my yearly pilgrimage to NAR (National Association of REALTORS) Conference, this year held in Orlando, Florida. There is usually no need to work out every morning as the venue is so massive and courses are so far between, that the need for daily exercise is totally negated. Two ...
01/19/2009
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