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7 METCALFE STREET - $469,900

     

      

This little bungalow with big attitude rests in the heart of St. George's Park.  At a list price of $470k and 20% down payment, your mortgage payment would be $1685/month.  But wait!  Collect $850/month from the lower unit and your personal mortgage payment becomes $835/month.  Formerly known as St. George's Ward, this prestige neighbourhood boasts a variety of architectural styles from the past.  Gothic Revival (1840's) to Second Empire and Queen Anne (1860's to 1880's) to Edwardian and Tudor (1900's) and Post War Victory housing (1940's), all find their place in the Park.  A small number of streets in this neighbourhood boast more contemporary homes on in-fill lots.  Welcome to 7 Metcalfe St.  The

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My early morning routine now consists of a cup of java and a 15 minute scan of new Facebook posts.   I'd like to say this indulgence is purely for business purposes but I'd be lying.  I used to be inspired by the collage of new ideas, enlightening quotes, triumphant achievements and humorous anecdotes, but they are now marred and hidden by the seemingly endless barrage of political campaign defamation, over aggressive target marketed advertising and disturbing images begging for an Amen.  Now practiced, I can easily identify a "bait and switch article" as well as articles comprised solely of election smear campaign propaganda, and can scroll right past it, BUT, I am sometimes drawn into the fray only to find myself completely dumbfounded by the

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I have just returned from an incredible journey to Honduras and Nicaragua. I find myself drawn to the Latin countries not because they are some of the cheapest countries in the world to travel to, but, perhaps because of the spirit of the people who live there. They are born into extreme poverty, constantly reminded by the steady flow of tourists, of a life they dare only to dream of.  After a tiring two day journey home, a couple of chicken buses and an eleven hour flight, I arrive home exhausted. I ditch my backpack inside the front the door and stumble up to the bathroom for a shower before bed.  The bathroom sparkles with cleanliness, and as if anticipating my arrival, offers a soothing shower with a generous stream of constant hot water. This will be

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