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Tales From The Real Estate Trenches

The November Headlines

November 6th, 2012 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

The three major Toronto media headlines right now include the Obama Romney Ameri-geddon Election, the socio-economic and physical devastation by Sandy Frankenstorm which left New York and New Jersey in a watery upheaval (Sending NY and NJ + E-One Impacted In The Caribbean Much Empathy) and, in the top spot,… Read Full Entry

Where Are The Condo Buyers?

November 2nd, 2012 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

Hello? Is any one there? We have some extremely affordable condominiums for sale! Toronto is in the midst of a building boom, with 147 high-rises and skyscrapers under construction. This is twice the number of condos under construction in New York City, and more than all the major U.S. cities… Read Full Entry

Bye Bye Bidding Wars

October 13th, 2012 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

Yes, here's my view this morning while I caught up on what's happening while reading in bed with croissants and a pot of tea. Once again, on Thursday The Globe and Mail touted what Urbaneer has been living every day in the real estate trenches for the recent past. What… Read Full Entry

Update From The Real Estate Trenches

September 24th, 2012 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

It's time for a quick update from the real estate trenches! So, after a typically slow Summer market impacted by scorching heat waves, Olympic distraction (Go Canada!) and the withdrawal of exhausted Spring buyers recuperating from their house-hunting fatigue, we're now two weeks into the start of the Autumn market.… Read Full Entry

Toronto Life House Wars

August 28th, 2012 | Real EstateRecommended ReadsTales From The Real Estate Trenches

From the moment Toronto Life's September issue called House Wars arrived in the hands of my clients, I began receiving emails. Each said the article featured properties they had viewed, and even considered. Hmmm.  While I always like to keep abreast on what the media is saying about… Read Full Entry


April 6th, 2012 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

The past five days have encompassed a 64-hour work week for us at as we've endeavored to successfully ride the crest of the Spring market in a calm, albeit frenetic, state. It's been intense but we're not complaining! Having personally spent the previous week exploring the colonial city of… Read Full Entry

Ready To Buy

February 16th, 2012 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

A number of my Buyers are asking me "Where are the decent listings?" And then, when they find one, they suddenly find themselves participants in a frenzied bidding war to secure it. The other night my adorable 'soon-to-have-baby' couple fought hard with their chequebook to win a downtown 480k east-side house in competition.… Read Full Entry

Whaddup With Da Market?

January 12th, 2012 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

Yesterday reporter Grant Robertson of The Globe and Mail posted an article on how Canada's big banks are warning of a cooling real estate market. Led by Vancouver and Toronto, and showing signs first in the condominium market, speculation is that we're in for a "soft landing". You can read that article… Read Full Entry

Oh So Weary Of Bidding Wars

November 15th, 2011 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

Webster Dictionary defines Weary as: 1: exhausted in strength, endurance, vigour, or freshness 2: expressing or characteristic of weariness <a weary sign> 3: having one's patience, tolerance, or pleasure exhausted —used with of <my Buyers grew weary of waiting>   For we realtors engaged in the Toronto real estate market,… Read Full Entry