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I Love The Marion House Book

December 2nd, 2010 | House And HomeReal EstateRecommended Reads

One blog that frequently makes me style salivate is The Marion House Book produced by Emma. Emma lives in Roncesvalles Village, one of the central downtown west neighbourhoods I often sell in. In fact, there isn't a week that goes by when I'm not in her 'hood unlocking potential and possibility for my Buyers, or advising Sellers on how to maximize… Read Full Entry

Avenue Road On Eastern Avenue

December 1st, 2010 | City LivingHouse And HomeLeslieville/Riverside

Last Saturday, my recently-transplanted Vancouverite pal Steve directed me to a new retailer I had yet to visit. Called Avenue Road, this breath-taking purveyor of fine furnishings is located on Eastern Avenue in a gorgeous restored former Consumer's Gas Building. Re-designed by pre-eminent style-maker Yabu Pushelberg, this magical adaptive reuse symbolizes the urbaneer.com philosophy… Read Full Entry

We Wish, Then Burlesque at Yonge ‘n Bloor

November 29th, 2010 | City Living

Friday Night was all about gazing into the eyes of gorgeous women. First, I adore my girlfriend Sara who, despite being engaged to studly Nic, still indulges me the occasional Friday night to escort her to dinner and a movie. The last time I blogged about a meal we shared tete-a-tete was when we… Read Full Entry

A Nose For Leslieville

November 23rd, 2010 | City LivingReal EstateRestaurantsLeslieville/Riverside

One of the challenges we Canadian realtors navigate up here in the Northern Hemisphere, beyond the renowned arctic winters, are the limitations of showing properties to buyers once daylight savings time kicks in. On November 7th when the clocks rolled back one hour, life certainly became brighter for the early riser. But for realtors, who often… Read Full Entry

The Art Of Displaying Art

November 16th, 2010 | City LivingRejuvenating The Button FactoryCollege Street/Little Italy

Not to be present myself as too ornery, but this blog was originally going to be a rant on one of my many housing pet peeves. As a realtor unlocking the doors of dozens of homes each month, I'm constantly seeing the Number One no-no of showcasing art. What is it you… Read Full Entry

I Love The Kitchen Diner

November 12th, 2010 | House And HomeReal Estate

When I was a student twenty-five years ago my pal Mark asked me where I saw myself twenty years in the future. My reply? "I see myself in an incredible space like I've never seen before, sitting at a huge table with all my friends feasting and laughing. It's my Dream Home." When I asked Mark… Read Full Entry

Priscilla’s In Toronto!

November 10th, 2010 | City Living

Back in 1994, while my pal Len and I were on a west coast road trip through Washington State, we caught the Australian movie 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' during a stopover in Seattle. An unwitting entree into the campy spectacle of over-the-top drag queens performing to 'down memory lane' disco… Read Full Entry

Toronto Mini House Downtown East

November 8th, 2010 | House And HomeReal EstateThe Danforth

Featured this past Friday in Dave Leblanc's Globe and Mail Architecture column, this pared down not-quite-600 square foot mini house located on Craven Avenue in Toronto's central east end is one answer to the question "How big a house do you really need?". Craven Avenue is a quirky half-laneway-half-street that often appeals to… Read Full Entry

November 2010 Home Of The Month - Trinity Bellwoods -

November 5th, 2010 | Buy Of The MonthReal EstateCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle Portugal

Here's a new blog feature...as the realtor with the reputation of "talking you out of buying most real estate", each month herein I'll post a property where I represented the buyers in their intelligent purchase. At $750,000, here's what made this dwelling a great opportunity. When it comes to securing a… Read Full Entry

A Wonderful Art Fundraiser!

November 3rd, 2010 | City Living

My talented pal Michael Rae will be exhibiting some of his work from his ongoing series 'Urban Trees' (example above) at an upcoming Fundraiser in support of the Institute of Cultural Affairs.
Michael will be one of twenty-seven artists offering their work for perusal and purchase this Saturday November 6th from 5 to 9… Read Full Entry