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Understanding Party Wall Agreements In The City Of Toronto

October 26th, 2017 | Tales From Tennis Crescent

Welcome to a new installment of Tales From Tennis Crescent where I'm sharing my journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian plain-jane duplex on Tennis Crescent in Riverdale. In my last post - which offered guidance to a follower in I Need Help With Architects, Builders And Toronto’s Committee Of Adjustment - I… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: I Need Help With Architects, Builders And Toronto’s Committee Of Adjustment

June 19th, 2017 | Dear UrbaneerTales From Tennis Crescent

Welcome to this month's installment of Dear Urbaneer, where our readers put our real estate knowledge to task with their questions. This month, a reader asks for Steve's guidance based on his journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian duplex - summarized in his Tales From Tennis Crescent posts - located on Tennis Crescent in Toronto's Riverdale neighbourhood.… 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

The Pitfalls Of Permit Fees And Toronto Real Estate

November 2nd, 2016 | Real EstateTales From Tennis Crescent

By now, in the hyper-charged property market in the city of Toronto, you're undoubtedly more and more aware of the mechanics of supply and demand, squeezing available stock, and how that pushes housing prices higher...and then higher again! I dissected some of the fundamental drivers behind this rapid price appreciation… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: What Are The Steps To Home Renovation?

October 21st, 2016 | Dear UrbaneerTales From Tennis Crescent

Welcome to October’s installment of Dear Urbaneer, where we dip into our mailbox to answer questions that are puzzling our clients. If you've been searching for a freehold property to purchase in the original City of Toronto, you've now discovered the age of the city's housing stock ranges anywhere from… Read Full Entry

On My Obstacles Securing A City Of Toronto Building Permit

October 13th, 2016 | Tales From Tennis CrescentRiverdale / Playter Estates

Welcome to a new installment of Tales From Tennis Crescent, where I'm sharing my journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian plain-jane duplex on Tennis Crescent in Riverdale. Last month I was finally ready to proceed with my project, where I'm adding both a second floor rear extension and a new third floor… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: What Are The Steps To Add Onto A House In Toronto?

September 23rd, 2016 | Dear UrbaneerTales From Tennis CrescentRiverdale / Playter EstatesRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer where we ponder housing questions put to us by our client base. This month, we explore a movement in housing that is happening more and more frequently in the city of Toronto, as a culmination of several market conditions - including escalating… Read Full Entry

Countdown To Construction - Tree Protection In Toronto

August 17th, 2016 | Real EstateTales From Tennis Crescent

Welcome to The Tales From Tennis Crescent, where I'm sharing my journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian plain-jane duplex on Tennis Crescent in Riverdale.     So the countdown is on to start the renovation, nearly a year after getting approvals from the City of Toronto's Committee of Adjustment. It's taken a year of busting my… Read Full Entry

I Dream Of Herringbone Floors (But My Budget Can’t Afford It - Yet!)

April 11th, 2016 | Real EstateTales From Tennis CrescentRiverdale / Playter EstatesRoncesvalles Village

It's been awhile since I've blogged about my impending renovation of my Swell Dwell in Riverdale called The Tales Of Tennis Crescent.  You see, ever since I got approvals to extend the second floor of my 1960s duplex and add a third floor (you can read about this in more… Read Full Entry

A Laser Cut Metal Screen On A Mid-Century Swell Dwell

December 7th, 2015 | Tales From Tennis CrescentRiverdale / Playter Estates

Welcome to The Tales From Tennis Crescent, where I share my journey of re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian plain-jane duplex on Tennis Crescent in Riverdale. Lately, I've been Obsessed With An Exterior Metal Facade, as I try make my semi-detached house - with which I Navigated The Committee Of Adjustment and got… Read Full Entry