Buyer cuts $140,000 off price for Edmonton bungalow aimed for rebuild

Buyer cuts 0,000 off price for Edmonton bungalow aimed for rebuild

14303 MacKenzie Dr., Edmonton Asking price: $1,050,000 (June, 2022) Selling price: $910,000 (October, 2022) Tax: $7,263 (2021) Days on the market: 109 Listing agent: Clare Packer, Re/Max Excellence Inside, there is 1,286 square feet of living space, including a kitchen and open living and dining areas.Re/Max Excellence The action Agent Clare Packer allotted several months … Read more

iPad Pro 2021 vs. iPad Pro 2022 Buyer’s Guide: Should You Upgrade?

iPad Pro 2021 vs.  iPad Pro 2022 Buyer’s Guide: Should You Upgrade?

The new iPad Pro has now replaced the previous model from 2021 in Apple’s tablet lineup, but how different are the two successive ‌iPad Pro‌ generations? In April 2021, Apple unveiled new ‌iPad Pro‌ models, adding the M1 chip, a Thunderbolt port, 8GB or 16GB of RAM, up to 2TB of storage, an upgraded front-facing … Read more

AirPods 3 vs. AirPods Pro 2 Buyer’s Guide

AirPods 3 vs.  AirPods Pro 2 Buyer’s Guide

Almost three years after the launch of the first-generation AirPods Pro, Apple unveiled the second-generation model alongside the iPhone 14 lineup and several new Apple Watches. Although the second-generation ‌AirPods Pro‌ feature the same design as their predecessor, they improve on features like Active Noise Cancellation, in-ear detection, and battery life, while introducing new functionality … Read more

BlackBerry’s US$600-million patent sale in doubt as Canadian-led lending syndicate bails

BlackBerry’s US0-million patent sale in doubt as Canadian-led lending syndicate bails

BlackBerry Ltd.’s BB-T deal to sell most of its patents for US$600-million has fallen apart after lead financier Third Eye Capital abandoned the transaction this month. Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry announced in late January that Catapult IP Innovations Inc., a Baltimore-based, Delaware-registered entity, had agreed to buy the patents with US$400-million of conditional debt provided by … Read more

Lowball offer takes Player Estates house

Lowball offer takes Player Estates house

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada 39 Thorncliffe Ave., Toronto Asking price: $2,350,000 (May, 2022) Previous asking price: $2,195,000 (April, 2022) Selling price: $2,050,000 (June, 2022) Previous selling prices: $765,000 (October, 2007); $550,000 (February, 2002); $376,000 (September, 1995) Tax: $6,862 (2021) Days on the market: 34 Listing agents: Lucille Chenoweth and Myles Slocombe, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada … Read more

Buyer cuts $49,000 off price of East York three-bedroom

Buyer cuts ,000 off price of East York three-bedroom

Keller Williams Portfolio Realty 26 Hopedale Ave., Toronto Asking price: $1,149,000 (May, 2022) Selling price: $1.1-million (June, 2022) Previous selling price: $768,000 (September, 2015) Tax: $4,061 (2021) Days on the market: Seven Listing agents: Irene Kaushansky and Philip Brown, Keller Williams Portfolio Realty Buyer’s agent: Samantha Marasco, Keller Williams Portfolio Realty The action Previous owners … Read more

Calgary condo a hard sell with offers nearly a month apart

Calgary condo a hard sell with offers nearly a month apart

135 13 Ave., SW., No. 510, Calgary Asking price: $284,900 (May, 2022) Selling price: $275,000 (June, 2022) Tax: $1,844 (2021) Days on the market: 41 Listing agent: Bryon Howard, eXp Realty The 682-square-foot unit features a sliding door to the balcony. The action In a 14-year-old high-rise a few streets south of the Calgary Tower, … Read more

Sale of island fixer-upper closes as market comes to a standstill

Sale of island fixer-upper closes as market comes to a standstill

1264 Scarborough Rd., Bowen Island, BC Asking price: $649,000 (Feb. 14) Selling price: $585,000 (Feb. 25) Previous selling price: $275,000 (2005) Days on market: 11 Tax: $2,685.39 Buyer’s agent: Mary Lynn Machado, Macdonald Realty The Action The house, which was tenanted, has three bedrooms, one bathroom and a fireplace, but it’s so dated that there … Read more

Nobel sold for Ukrainian kids shatters record at $103.5-million

Nobel sold for Ukrainian kids shatters record at 3.5-million

The Nobel Peace Prize auctioned off by Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov to raise money for Ukrainian child refugees sold Monday night for $103.5-million, shattering the old record for a Nobel. A spokesperson for Heritage Auctions, which handled the sale, could not confirm the identity of the buyer but said the winning bid was made by … Read more