I adore the brilliance of Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects based out of Seattle, Washington, USA. Mr. Kundig acknowledges the importance of place and nature, and subsequently reflects it in the way he uses natural materials to craft the most sublime contemporary structures. They don't compete with the landscape but enhance it.… Read Full Entry
January 23rd, 2012 | Real Estate
It's always amusing to see what kind of images you can find on a Google Search engine that will provide a little tongue-in-cheek humour to one's real estate blog. In today's post, I'm not here to rank which celebrity is 'Hot or Not' but illustrate how important, amongst the myriad… Read Full Entry
As much as I adore a low mortgage interest rate, I was left scratching my head this week when some of the Big Banks dropped their 5 year closed mortgage rate with a 25 amortization to 2.99% for a 'limited time offer'. Click HERE to read a CBC News article on the… Read Full Entry
January 19th, 2012 | Buy Of The Month
It's timely that on the heels of this week's post on the more traditional tastes of Boomers and Zoomers, this month's 'Home Of The Month Feature' is about the acquisition of a new Zoomer nest of domestic bliss! For those of you who are new to my blog, this monthly feature provides a snap… Read Full Entry
One of urbaneer.com's special strengths is assisting homeowners assess the extent of upgrades, renovations, and/or styling they might want to execute in advance of coming to market for sale. After all, every property has its own unique set of circumstances that will determine the right enhancement to achieve the highest return on investment… Read Full Entry
Yesterday reporter Grant Robertson of The Globe and Mail posted an article on how Canada's big banks are warning of a cooling real estate market. Led by Vancouver and Toronto, and showing signs first in the condominium market, speculation is that we're in for a "soft landing". You can read that article… Read Full Entry
January 11th, 2012 | Real Estate
At the beginning of each year Toronto Realtors are usually timing when to bring new listings to market based on the amount of snow we're already navigating through while anticipating the next blizzard. After all, one doesn't want to bring a property to market if no one can get to it! But it's different… Read Full Entry
January 4th, 2012 | House And Home
When my friend Mark brought this to my attention I had instant goosebumps! The two towers, currently under construction in Milan, Italy, are incorporating a hectare of forest on the building's terraces. With the addition of 480 big and medium sized trees, 250 small size trees, 11,000 groundcover plants and 5,000… Read Full Entry
For you lovers of real estate, what better way to kick off the New Year than with urbaneer.com's latest press!
Read on for our newest press on 'The Future Of Real Estate' in PropertyWire.ca
Wishing You A Brilliant 2012!
~ Steven The… Read Full Entry