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Dear Urbaneer: How Can I Prepare My Home For Emergencies?

May 30th, 2017 | Dear UrbaneerHealthy Home

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer, where our clients put our real estate knowledge to task with their questions. At Urbaneer, we are truly invested in your happiness long after your home sale has closed, because home ownership is truly a daily experience. That’s why in addition to… Read Full Entry

How Would Your Home Compare To A Sustainable Property?

January 26th, 2017 | Healthy Home

Have you heard? A study has found that global green building is expected to double by 2018! Like many stories and reports dotting the media these days, the above article extols the virtues of building green housing and embracing sustainable materials and assemblies in construction. But, now, ideas that were… Read Full Entry

On Building Sustainable Housing In Canada

January 18th, 2017 | Healthy HomeReal EstateTales From Tennis Crescent

In an ideal world, housing should be producing energy rather than consuming it. Our shelter should be healthy, be easily maintained, produce food and water, cause no pollution, and preferably be self-sustaining. While this is far from the reality we live in, it's never too late to start. Even small… Read Full Entry

On Cycling In The City: Then And Now

October 27th, 2016 | Healthy HomeReal 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

One consistent and common purchasing factor we're seeing as realtors who sell across the original City of Toronto, is how Buyers are prioritizing choosing a property that offers the most efficient commute to work. It certainly makes sense, given commute times are increasing given our urban gridlock, making the journey… Read Full Entry

Healthy Home: What You Need To Know About Asbestos

July 20th, 2016 | Healthy Home

As housing buzzwords go, there are few that cause the kind of alarm that asbestos does. However, given the age of the housing stock in Toronto, encountering asbestos is not uncommon. Prior to 1990, it was used largely used in buildings for fireproofing, weatherproofing and noise reduction. Although its use… Read Full Entry

Healthy Home: What You Need To Know About Household Mold

May 9th, 2016 | Healthy HomeReal Estate

There is much more to home ownership then signing papers and moving in. There’s some hands-on, elbow grease kind of work that is required to preserve the physical structure that is your investment- your home. That’s why urbaneer is writing another installment in our “Healthy Home” series, where we address… Read Full Entry

Understanding The Six Essential Layers Of Property

March 9th, 2016 | Healthy HomeReal Estate

At urbaneer, whether you're a Buyer or Seller we believe knowledge is your ally. This is why it's essential you understand the six interconnected layers of a property and how each of these influence value. These six layers—Site, Structure, Skin, Services, Space Plan, and Stuff (the furnishings), as illustrated in… Read Full Entry

The Importance Of Accurate Homeowner Insurance Coverage

March 2nd, 2016 | Healthy HomeHouse And HomeReal Estate

At urbaneer, we're committed to exploring a number of 'housing issues' that could impact the quality of your life as a Homeowner. Through this blog, and our newsletters, we aim to ensure that Buyers and Sellers can be well-informed on the many facets which comprise Toronto's hot real estate market… Read Full Entry

Is Kitec Plumbing Draining Your Pocketbook?

November 9th, 2015 | Healthy HomeReal Estate

In our Home & Garden media obsessed society we devote an awful lot of attention to the “shiny” things in housing - like the fitting, finishes and overall aesthetic experience. While there is no denying the appeal of these items, home buyers would be well advised to pay attention to… Read Full Entry

[Car] Sharing Is Caring!

October 28th, 2015 | City LivingHealthy HomeKing West / Niagara / Liberty Village

*Author's Note: AutoShare is now Enterprise CarShare* In a city where the cost of parking is substantial, and it's more efficient to use public transit, it's no surprise the majority of urban denizens live life auto-free. But what is a young urban professional to do when the need for a… Read Full Entry