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RECENT BLOG POSTS
I am a creature of habit. I get up very early, exercise, respond to emails and head to Johnnie Jet Fuel's for a (you'll get it the way I make it!) Latte'. The early morning music can be a bit too stimulating so I often find myself standing outside and watching the new construction at the south-w...
01/19/2009
Graphing courtesy of John Pasalis, REALOSOPHY Very few Listing Presentations go by that I am not asked, "When is the best time to sell our home?". My thoughts and the reasoning behind them are an assessment that deals with Selling in Toronto, remembering that Real Estate is a truly local busines...
12/31/2008
If you are committed to benefiting financially from the Real Estate market, it may defy your logic, but the best time to buy UP is when the market is DOWN. I recently sold a listing for $50,000 less than we would have sold it for 6 months ago, but at the same time the Seller was able to buy up to...
12/31/2008
With the market going through a Downturn, it is natural that Sellers would be thinking about selling privately to maximize their profit. This is a tough market and you have to be primed to sell, so here are some suggestions that might help: 1) Make sure that everything in you house, construction-...
12/28/2008
Recently, at a Conference in Quebec City where we spent a day on Web 2.0 and it's relevance in today's Real Estate market, I overheard a comment in a break that went something like "oh, this stuff is way above me, I'm 58 years old, you know". As someone who is older than 58, I find it sad when so...
12/24/2008
When I bought my 82-year-old father a computer, I never imagined the repercussions that act would have on our whole family. My father was no longer as physically active and I knew of other retirees that were keeping contact with ex-business friends on the Internet. Every member of our immediate f...
12/24/2008
Whether one likes the technology or not, email is here to stay and not going away. Don't plan on the horse and buggy making a big come back anytime soon either. That is Today's reality.  Here is what I don't get....I sell Real Estate and make a good living because I pride myself on returning phon...
08/05/2008
What follows are my impressions and thoughts about the Conference in San Francisco, July 23rd to 26th, 2008. I will try to report rather than comment however... First of all...San Francisco is an amazing location for a Conference...beautiful, great weather, charm and great places to indulge!! The...
08/05/2008
Not that I'm complaining, but I'm constantly amazed by the number of people who stop me in the street at any time in the day or night and assume that "How's the real estate market?" is another way of saying, "How are you?" or "Wassup?"  I'm a Realtor, yet for many friends, clients and ad readers,...
07/28/2008
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