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The History Of The Ontario Gothic Revival Cottage

April 21st, 2017 | City LivingHouse And HomeCollege Street/Little Italy

The beauty of homes is that they don’t just provide shelter - they can also be a means of self-expression! Our residences are the canvas upon which we paint our personal tastes, but they're also expressive of the aesthethics popular during the time of construction. Take for instance our new… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s March 2017 E-Promo

March 31st, 2017 | House And HomeReal Estate

Did you know we publish a monthly newsletter that you can subscribe to for FREE? Just click the link at the bottom of this post! Here's what you'll find in the March 2017 edition of our e-newsletter! A sign of the changing seasons, March is traditionally said to "come in" and… Read Full Entry

Exploring Our Canadian Identity Through Housing And Design

March 23rd, 2017 | House And Home

I love, love, love witnessing the transformation of anything, or anyone, into their highest purpose or greatest good, whether it be a property elevated from standard to sublime, or a personal or professional friend achieving great success. That’s why I believe Houseporn.ca  - the student mentorship site I started in… Read Full Entry

A Love Of House And Home Movies

February 22nd, 2017 | House And Home

Thinking back to my early childhood, I can still recall the birth of my fascination with housing and home. What started out at age seven as hours spent building Lego houses and drawing floor plans on graph paper, soon became an obsession with magazines that featured articles on design and… Read Full Entry

Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs And Toronto Real Estate For Buyers

February 13th, 2017 | 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

I've been reflecting a lot lately on how, for many, home ownership is the foundation to anchor, and nurture, our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs. For the vast number of Canadians, home ownership is symbolic of being  'biologically on schedule'; about two-thirds of Canadian families own their own home, which ranks near the top percentile in… Read Full Entry

Find Inspiration At The Interior Design Show Toronto 2017

January 10th, 2017 | House And Home

IDS Toronto, now in its 19th year, is Canada’s largest contemporary design fair, and will be held from January 19th to January 22nd. As a stage for our country's latest and greatest design talents, you can be sure that every room will be packed - with designers and fans alike… Read Full Entry

Cracking Canada’s Colour Code

August 27th, 2016 | House And Home

Is your living room a quiet, neutral gray? Do you prefer bashful pastels in your kitchen? If the answer to either question is Yes, you're not alone! A recent country-wide survey of 1,500 consumers by CIL Paint reveals that Canadians tend to prefer neutral and pastel colours on their walls… Read Full Entry

We Flip Eggs Over-Easy, Not Houses

July 4th, 2016 | House And HomeReal Estate

Every so often I walk into a property that's an obvious flip. Along with smelling wet paint, and seeing an artfully composed bowl of green apples, one can instantly assess the travesty of poor design choices that any end-user, if they stopped and reflected for a minute or two during… Read Full Entry

Welcome To The Foyer

May 3rd, 2016 | House And HomeTales Of Upper Hillsborough

There's no question most urbanites have to do the best they can living with limited square footage. But no matter how small a dwelling, sometimes it's more about a smart space plan that can make or break a place. For me, a residence with a dedicated foyer or front hall… Read Full Entry

Move-in Ready Or Fixer Upper? What’s Your Housing Match?

April 4th, 2016 | House And HomeReal Estate

When you picture your dream home, what does it look like? Is it just waiting for you to cross the threshold to announce that you’re home? Or is it a blank canvas beckoning your personal stamp through renovations or a little DIY? While there are decided benefits to buying a… Read Full Entry