Category: "Misc. Stuff"

My First Car

April 21st, 2016
I've been thinking about my first car. It was actually a hand-me-down from my mother which she sold to me, when I was 19, for a fraction of its worth. A standard transmission, orange, 1974 VW Beetle, Mom had named Adolph. My mother always named her… more »

A Good Time to List

April 7th, 2016
My regular blog readers will know that I've always said the best time to list is when you are ready to sell. Well, I've got to let you know... if you've been contemplating, now is a really good time. Bar none, my colleagues are all searching for… more »

The Weather may be cold... but the Market is hot

March 31st, 2016
Sold signs are popping up all around our area. We've had an early start to spring Real Estate sales... but there's something that I address. Blog after blog, news article after news article and blah blah blah, have been written about the differences… more »

The Irish in Ontario

March 17th, 2016
Peter Robinson, a prominent York businessman and a member of the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada was responsible for the administering the passage and settlement of over 2500 poor Catholic families from Ireland, in two waves of emigration, to Upper… more »

They Called it the Greatest Real Estate Sale of the Century

March 9th, 2016
In May of 1964, two young Realtors from Peterborough (John Bowes & William Cocks) advertised 120 homes owned by the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation on sale in the townsite of Cardiff. There were three styles of bungalows available for… more »