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    Pixar's Turning Red - Is this scene at Dundas near Spadina?

    Yeah, Toronto "feel" with a hybrid of locations makes sense. The choice of Lester B Pearson makes sense too because it's potentially recognizably Toronto even for non-Torontonians - YYZ. However, I think in street shot we are looking west, because she's flying through the air south.
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    Pixar's Turning Red - Is this scene at Dundas near Spadina?

    I'm thinking this is supposed to be a fictionalized version of the Dundas Street Chinatown. I say this because it's a Chinatown of course, and earlier in the trailer she's running along some roofs south with the CN Tower and the Rogers Centre off to the left. She is running toward what looks...
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    Baby, we got a bubble!?

    According to today's housepriceindex.ca database update, houses are now worth 2.75X as much as when I bought back in August 2007, with the Toronto index breaking through the psychological 300 barrier for the first time in history. (The index was arbitrarily set at 100 for June 2005.)...
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    Baby, we got a bubble!?

    So, how long do we have to wait before we declare it a soft landing? Prices peaked in July of 2017 with an index of 254.93, and then fell 7.4% to 236.07 in Dec. 2017. Since then in the last year and a half, they've increased at about the rate of inflation. In any case, in less than 6 months...
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    Baby, we got a bubble!?

    I just got my mortgage discharge documentation last week and in the letter from my bank they said to contact the insurance company to tell them the mortgage is discharged. So, I did, and guess what? My insurer has a huge discount for mortgage-free owners. I got almost a 20% discount! This was...
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    Toronto | Haven On The Bluffs Condos | 38.71m | 10s | VHL Developments | Master Building

    Some pix of the west, north, and east sides, from last week:
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    Toronto | Haven On The Bluffs Condos | 38.71m | 10s | VHL Developments | Master Building

    I wasn't expecting that colour at the bottom. Looks fine now, but it seems it might get dirty looking really quickly. Looking forward to it!
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    Toronto | Haven On The Bluffs Condos | 38.71m | 10s | VHL Developments | Master Building

    I didn't realize this is just down the street from Haven on the Bluffs, on the same street. You mentioned Glen Everest, but the front is actually 2201 Kingston Road. Regarding my previous post above, you can see Cliffside Public School right behind the lot for Haven on the Bluffs. (This...
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    Toronto | Haven On The Bluffs Condos | 38.71m | 10s | VHL Developments | Master Building

    Well, perhaps more like really grungy apartments in the area, some of which are rented to crackheads. Take a walk on the north side of the street, in the alleyway behind the shops, and look at some of the apartments there. Pretty awful looking. Really sketchy. Or at least they were previously. I...
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    Toronto | Haven On The Bluffs Condos | 38.71m | 10s | VHL Developments | Master Building

    So, despite some previous claims here, the final colour isn't even close to that grey base.
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    Toronto | Haven On The Bluffs Condos | 38.71m | 10s | VHL Developments | Master Building

    Ah, so a lot of the brick is already up around back.
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    Toronto | Haven On The Bluffs Condos | 38.71m | 10s | VHL Developments | Master Building

    Glad you posted those pics cuz I didn’t have time to take any, but your pics show it. If you look closely there are bricks piled up in some of the balconies. It looks like they’ll be starting to do the outer brick layer soon.
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    Toronto | Crosstown LRT | ?m | ?s

    Video describing the mining done at Laird Station (not cut-and-cover): Star article: https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/04/29/underground-eglinton-crosstown-lrt-stations-take-shape-with-unique-mining-technique.html
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    Terrible attempts at staging properties.

    Off topic but... Speaking of furniture size and math for moving it in for condos... The weirdest thing for me was when my neighbour went on vacation and asked me to take care of their plants. I walked in and... their place was not only a mirror image of mine in layout (which wasn't suprising...
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    Terrible attempts at staging properties.

    My condo never looked as good as when I was selling it. First off, my real estate agent made me paint a few spots where he didn't agree with my colour choices. I don't necessarily think his colour suggestions were absolutely better, but they were definitely more mainstream. Second, he made me...

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