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Buying Toronto Real Estate In The Age Of Electronic Surveillance

January 17th, 2019 | House And Home

The walls certainly won't talk... but they might be listening!     Have you ever been viewing a property for sale and felt a bit awkward voicing your candid opinion because the owner is lingering nearby? Of course! It's a common sentiment. That's why realtors often request the Seller vacate their… Read Full Entry

Housing As A Symbol Of Self

January 3rd, 2019 | House And 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

Have you ever walked down a Toronto avenue, admiring the wide variety of homes and pondering who might dwell within? "I wonder who lives there...". I do! Every day. In the original City of Toronto, there is so much cultural, economic and social diversity stamped on our existing housing stock, most… Read Full Entry

Do You Love Or Hate The Open Concept Space Plan?

December 6th, 2018 | House And Home

If I were to identify one common design direction for today's modern shelter, I would say the most significant underlying theme is our attraction to open, light-filled living spaces. In particular, domesticity today favours the "open floor plan", where the designated living-dining-kitchen zones are unfettered by structural separation. However, did… Read Full Entry

Inside The Captain’s Quarters At The Black House In Charlottetown, PEI

November 2nd, 2018 | House And HomeTales Of Upper Hillsborough

Welcome to the latest Tales From Upper Hillsborough, which shares the journey of Urbaneer team member James Ormston and I who, ten years ago, bought a dilapidated vintage triplex in idyllic Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Since purchasing the property a decade ago, this vintage 1880s dwelling has undergone a significant transformation. What… Read Full Entry

Elevating A Vintage Bedroom At The Black House In Charlottetown, PEI

September 18th, 2018 | House And HomeTales Of Upper Hillsborough

Welcome to our latest Tales Of Upper Hillsborough post, which shares the journey of a bestie and I who, ten years ago, bought a dilapidated vintage triplex in idyllic Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. It was originally intended to be a slow-simmer upgrade programme to be finished by the time we reached 'retirement age'… Read Full Entry

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

Dear Urbaneer: Why Is Home Staging Important When Selling Real Estate?

June 25th, 2018 | Dear UrbaneerHouse And Home

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer where we field housing and design questions from our clients. This month, one of our astute readers wonders about the whole phenomenon of home staging and why it matters when you are selling your home.     Dear Urbaneer:I, like so… Read Full Entry

How To Elevate The Value Of Your Balcony, Patio, Or Terrace

May 11th, 2018 | House And HomeRejuvenating The Button FactoryRenovating The Movie House LoftTales Of Upper HillsboroughCollege Street/Little Italy

If you're new to my blog, welcome to my insights on housing, culture and design in the City of Toronto. In this post, I wanted to offer my thoughts on how to elevate the value of your outdoor space. When it comes to having a personal slice of paradise, I… Read Full Entry

A Black Garden At The Black House In PEI By Dan Does Design

March 7th, 2018 | House And HomeTales Of Upper Hillsborough

If you're new to Urbaneer.com, you may not know our boutique Toronto real estate site isn't limited to properties for sale or rent, but also explores all manners of housing as it relates to place, culture and design. That's why, if you go through our Blog Categories, you'll see a… Read Full Entry

A Little Prayer For My Valentine!

February 14th, 2018 | House And HomeLifestyle

Whether you're single or attached, today is a day to celebrate Cupid - the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection - pointing his arrow at YOU. For the past seven years, in honour of today, I've chosen a song which reflects my own sentiment on matters of the heart.… Read Full Entry