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10 Cool Condos

10 Cool Condos

April 29, 2013

Sadly developers are converting fewer Loft buildings today than ever before. Many developers have learned it is much more profitable and easier to build new as opposed to converting an older building. While your heart may be set on a loft you might want to be open minded and consider these Condos that still have a cool factor.  

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THE WORLD is ENDING in 2012 - Do you want to DIE a LOFT Virgin?

THE WORLD is ENDING in 2012 - Do you want to DIE a LOFT Virgin?

September 9, 2010

A couple of months ago I had a conversation with a prospective client who had decided to scrap his condo/loft search as he had recently learned about Nostradamus and his predictions regarding the world coming to an end very soon. He felt it made sense, what with mounting tensions in Korea, Iraq and Iran and the supposed likelihood of a nuclear war being on the cards. Hehe. He felt this catastro...

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CANDY FACTORY OWNER LEAVES $50K ON THE TABLE - HIRE A PRO INSTEAD OF A SCHMO!

CANDY FACTORY OWNER LEAVES $50K ON THE TABLE - HIRE A PRO INSTEAD OF A SCHMO!

May 3, 2010

True story a unit at the Candy Factory lofts was recently listed well below market v...

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April 2010 Toronto Loft Market Report

April 2010 Toronto Loft Market Report

April 13, 2010

 April 2010 – Toronto Loft Market Summary   For those of us at MrLOFT.ca, the Spring season in Toronto is one of our favourite times of the year! Not only does it tend to herald some warmer weather, but it usually provides a more active resale market as homeowners or prospective buyers decide it’s time to make that move.  After all...

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LOFT CUBE - Could you live in 417 SQFT?

LOFT CUBE - Could you live in 417 SQFT?

March 13, 2010

Man those Europeans know how to design sexy cool things! 

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TORONTO LOFT MARKET REPORT - MARCH 12TH 2010

TORONTO LOFT MARKET REPORT - MARCH 12TH 2010

March 12, 2010

The Toronto Loft market continues to enjoy impressive growth as we move towards the close of the first quarter of 2010. A shortage of available inventory has been the dominating condition of the past few months, with many units experiencing multiple offers and short selling periods. This strong market has been fuelled by the continuing availability of finance rates at 10-year lows as well as th...

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$94000 Dollar Reason NOT to Sell Your LOFT on Craigslist or Propertysold.ca

$94000 Dollar Reason NOT to Sell Your LOFT on Craigslist or Propertysold.ca

November 24, 2009

TRUE STORY - In the summer of 2009, I contacted a private seller at the Candy Factory who posted her LOFT on a couple well known for-sale-by-owner websites. Her price was extremely attractive at $449,000  (I assume willynilly appraisal services assisted her in setting the price). After contacting the seller it was clear she wanted nothing to do with a Realtor--this seller was a lawyer who ...

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Mortgage Myths

Mortgage Myths

October 3, 2009

Mortgages   When I sit with new clients, and I ask them what their thoughts are for mortgages. More often than not, they say that they plan to get a 5 year fixed rate mortgage. At this point there are three key misconceptions or myths I'd like to dispel, as follows:   MYTH 1: The best mortgage term is a 5 year fixed rate CLOS...

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Redneck LOFTS - LOL

Redneck LOFTS - LOL

April 8, 2009

Available from $20 per Sqft - Call Century 21 Today! 60% SOLD Apparently Sarah Palin has already shotgun the Penthouse.  

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Toronto Loft Sales on the Rise after slow start to 2009

Toronto Loft Sales on the Rise after slow start to 2009

March 13, 2009

Confidence is returning to the market place, with low interest rates and the good news of Canada's banking system ranked the healthiest in the world it's no longer all doom and gloom like many thought back in late 2008.

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Good News on the Canadain Economy from Newsweek Magazine.

Good News on the Canadain Economy from Newsweek Magazine.

February 15, 2009

From Newsweek magazineWorthwhile Canadian InitiativeCanadian banks are typically leveraged at 18 to 1 -- compared with U.S.banks at 26 to 1.NEWSWEEK ISSUEFeb 16, 2009The legendary editor of The New Republic, Michael Kinsley, once held a "Boring Headline Contest" and decided that the winner was "Worthwhile Canadian Initiative." Twenty-t...

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Presenting Your LOFT for Sale

Presenting Your LOFT for Sale

January 22, 2009

  Whenever a client is considering selling their loft, part of my job is to explain the three key aspects of the sale: Price, Presentation and Promotion. Presentation can be a sensitive topic to discuss with sellers. "Bob, I think your loft looks like S***", is the quickest way to lose the listing. Typically, most sellers ju...

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