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Ten Toronto New Builds That Recently Sold For Between $2M And $10M

September 11th, 2018 | City LivingHouse And HomeReal Estate

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture, and design in Toronto! This is where I share my insights and experiences on most every aspect of the Toronto Real Estate Market - and life here in the 6ix! Lately I've been writing a lot about how neighbourhoods in the original City… Read Full Entry

Ryerson Reports On The Visionary Redesigns Of Five Toronto Streets

August 21st, 2018 | City LivingCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyRoncesvalles Village

In a time of growing concern about the safety and efficiency of Toronto's streets, media outlets have become mills of Vision Zero headlines, raging OpEd pieces, disturbing traffic camera footage, and plenty of finger-pointing. And the shaming isn't just local - it's global. Toronto has been singled out as the… Read Full Entry

Happy Birthday Mom

August 6th, 2018 | City Living

Welcome to my blog on Housing, Culture, and Design in Toronto! This is where I share my insights, experiences and observations on most every aspect of the Toronto Real Estate Market - with the occasional snippet of my own life past and present here in the 6ix! Like today, 'cause… Read Full Entry

Gentrification, Densification, And The History Of Toronto Real Estate

August 1st, 2018 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

As I move into my 26th year as a realtor - trading in property across the central core from The Beach west to The Kingsway, and from Harbourfront north to Hogg’s Hollow - I've witnessed an enormous change in the 42 city neighbourhoods which encompass my business. I've experienced this… Read Full Entry

Toronto’s Hidden Gems: Unusual Residences

July 9th, 2018 | City Living

When living in a metropolis like Toronto for many years, it can be easy to succumb to the grind of everyday life and lose sight of a city's hidden charms. Yup - even though we reside in one of the most liberated progressive cities in the world, sometimes these truths are overshadowed by the… Read Full Entry

Happy Canada Day!

July 1st, 2018 | City LivingLifestyle

I'm pinching myself today. And eating Birthday Cake!       No other country in the world is as liberated, progressive, or offers as much opportunity as Canada.I've always admired my parents for uprooting their lives to emigrate from England to the 'Great White North'. Like many new Canadians… Read Full Entry

Louder And Prouder For Gay Pride And Canada

June 20th, 2018 | City Living

** Reposted from 2011, and just as valid now as then - Steven ** I'm sure you're asking yourself "Is Steve A Real Model, or a Model Realtor?" Maybe both? Grin.     It isn't every day you find your face suspended on a seven storey city billboard, plastered in… Read Full Entry

Fresh & Flavourful At Masellis Supermarket On The Danforth

June 18th, 2018 | City LivingThe Danforth

We're lucky enough to live in a city of fantastic food freedom! Whatever brand or flavour you're looking for, you'll find it in Toronto. The days of corporate giants trying to secure a monopoly as the "only" pasta sauce or chocolate chip cookie are disappearing, replaced by a focus on… Read Full Entry

A Pocket Full Of Sunshine: Phin Avenue Parkette

June 11th, 2018 | City LivingThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

Did you know that Toronto currently has about 1,600 existing parks and 600 kilometres of trails?! That's roughly 8,000 hectares — about 13 per cent of Toronto’s overall land area! In fact, thanks to our bountiful tree canopy - preserved, even amongst the urban crowding of the downtown core -… Read Full Entry

A Brief History On The Intensification Of The Danforth In Toronto

June 8th, 2018 | City LivingReal EstateThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

Have you noticed how much The Danforth from Jones to Victoria Park is undergoing redevelopment these days? The pace of any neighbourhood's revitalization has been a topic of fascination for Canadian urban academics for the past sixty years. I know this through my own contribution to the research in the late 80s when I… Read Full Entry