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How far would you go to create the ultimate man's garage? Truly your own space. As I looked through pictures to add to this piece I found myself silently Grunting Like Tim the Tool Man Taylor. That show still makes me laugh. What sense of community have we lost by not having a male community to tweek, fuss and tinkering about with our cars in the garage on a Saturday morning. Fender mats intact with our kids watching and learning, bonding time with Dad. Has it been lost on an entire generation consumed with video games? If you need a (3 comments)
Sweet Flour Bake Shop, the first customized, made-to-order bakery has sweetened up Toronto's Bloor West Village, creating an affordable yet decadent experience during a hard-to-swallow economic time. Bringing customers back to sweeter days, is Sweet Flour's founder and cookie-lover Kim Gans, who has created a signature baking process that allows you to design your ideal cookie. The perfect customized cookie is created by choosing from gourmet doughs and over 20 decadent mix-ins. Customers can watch their cookie being mixed by Sweet Flour staff and get their warm and delicious cookie baked for them in just two minutes. "At Sweet Flour Bake (3 comments)
Could you digitize Condominium Documents Please - 04/24/09 02:41 AM
A Status Certificate is ordered on the resale of each condominium unit that is resold in the Toronto Real estate market. The Status Certificate costs $100.00 in Ontario, a cost borne by the seller in a normal transaction. The condominium corporation is bound to comply within 10 days. Usually there is an additional period of 3 days for you to examine the documents. The Actual Status Certificate contains the current operating budget with existing and future proposed expeditures (spending); Notes about any proposed special assessments and changes in financial status. Condominium Documents are a standard package that include the Rules and Regulations of the (2 comments)
As a Landlord.... Thou Shalt Not - 04/23/09 11:17 AM
Larry the Landlord has owned this property for more than 20 years. In the last 10 years the same tenant (Tina the Tenant) has been the occupant. Since Tina the Tenant paid relatively well, Larry the Landlord hasn't kept pace with all the allowable rental increases available from the Landlord Tenant Tribunal.(LTB) Larry has been watching the real estate market in west Torontorather actively and finally felt the time was right to part with the challenge and obligation of looking after a rental property. He struck up a conversation with Tina about whether they might be interested in purchasing the property as they (0 comments)
The Time is Right for First Time Buyers - 04/14/09 09:09 PM
TORONTO - Low mortgage rates and more affordable homes in many markets are pushing first-time home buyers to enter the market in droves, Canadian real-estate experts say.Phil Soper, president and chief executive of Brookfield Real Estate Services (TSX:BRE.UN), said that when the Canadian housing market was hot, bidding wars forced many buyers to put in offers without conditions to increase their chances of being accepted.This, combined with unprecedented increases in home prices in many parts of the country, scared many first-time buyers out of the market, he said."When first-time buyers stop entering the market it's like sand in the gears of (2 comments)
Decorating is for Living - Staging is for Selling - 04/07/09 02:29 PM
Why Should you Invest in Home Staging?A study by the National Association of Realtors in 2007 showed that 84% of today's busy home buyers use the internet as a major tool in their home search. Buyers view online photos & virtual tours of properties in their desired location & price range to come up with a short list to actually view. If the buyer is not enticed, by the pictures or during a drive by, chances are they will not view the house & if they don't view your house, they're not going to buy it.You can't change its location or (4 comments)
Random Acts of Kindness and Marketing - 04/07/09 12:35 PM
For the past few weeks with the approach of spring many people's interest is refocused to gardening and what will happen for spring. In our office, in the reception area there have been fresh cut flowers, tulips, roses and all kinds of wonderful things artfully displayed in glass and ceramic decanters. Not just the please put these in water vases, mind you. Imagine the fragrance that greets your clients as they enter your company reception area. This random act of kindness does seem to inspire business as I am taken to thanking and recommending this business for insightful marketing techniques. (4 comments)
The Sky didn't fall! Toronto Real Estate Results - 04/07/09 12:09 PM
March Resale Housing Results Bring Positive NewsTORONTO, April 6, 2009 - In March 2009, Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 6,171 sales - down seven per cent from March 2008, representing the smallest year-over-year decline in the last five months. The average price for March transactions was $362,052 - down less than five per cent from the same month last year."The Greater Toronto housing market has stood up very well given the challenging economic times the world has experienced in recent months," commented TREB President Maureen O'Neill."In fact, over the past two months, the situation in the housing market has improved."The seasonally-adjusted annual (1 comments)
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