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The Movement To Hipsteading During The Covid-19 Pandemic & Toronto Real Estate

September 19th, 2020 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateHealthy HomeJunction/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

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture, and design in Toronto, where I share my insights, ideas and point of view on the many facets of the Toronto Real Estate Market! So we're six months into a global pandemic and, as we live and breathe with gratitude (I certainly do), the risk and… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: Can I Catch COVID-19 From HVAC Systems?

June 29th, 2020 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateDear UrbaneerHealthy Home

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer, where I take the opportunity to respond to one of my clients’ real estate queries. Last week, shortly after I posted my piece exploring How COVID-19 Will Likely Change How We Design Our Homes, I received a concerned email from a client who works… Read Full Entry

With COVID-19 Outbreaks In Long-Term Care Facilities, Is Multi-Generational Housing Better?

May 13th, 2020 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateHealthy HomeReal Estate

The rise of multi-generational housing in Canada has been trending for a while now, particularly in cities like Toronto and Vancouver where a lack of supply and high housing prices have forced homebuyers to look for creative solutions to achieve their homeownership dreams. There are practical familial considerations as well. With aging… Read Full Entry

Hello Toronto, Ontario, Canada! Make Your Home A ‘Net Zero’ Hero

May 7th, 2020 | Healthy HomeHouse And HomeThe Danforth

In an ideal world, Canadian housing would be producing energy rather than consuming it. Our shelter should be healthy, be easily maintained, produce food and water, cause no pollution, and be entirely self-sustaining. While this is far from the reality we live in at the moment, one such environmentally-friendly choice gaining momentum… Read Full Entry

Healthy Home: The Irony Of Navigating COVID-19 On The 50th Anniversary Of Earth Day

April 23rd, 2020 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateHealthy Home

Here, on the third rock from the sun, we celebrated a major milestone this week: the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. One might say it's ironic that instead of globally honouring, respecting and nurturing Mother Earth this week, our collective attention was hyper-focused on mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Is the virus Mother Earth’s attempt at reminding… Read Full Entry

Healthy Home: What You Need To Know About The Health Hazards Of Living Near Power Lines

December 9th, 2019 | Healthy Home

Welcome to the latest installment in our Healthy Home series, where I explore how where we live can impact our emotional, mental, and physical health. I’ve covered a wide variety of topics in the past for this series, including the impact of light pollution, the dangers of buried oil tanks,… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: What Should I Know About Light Pollution?

August 27th, 2019 | Dear UrbaneerHealthy HomeThe DanforthLeslieville/Riverside

Welcome to this month’s edition of Dear Urbaneer! Every month I take time to field real estate questions from our readers, which vary in topic and complexity but are always intriguing. This month, I am helping a reader wondering about the growing problem of light pollution and the impact on… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: What Is Biophilia And How Can I Use It In Home Design?

April 22nd, 2019 | Dear UrbaneerHealthy Home

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer, where we search our virtual mailbag every month and answer a question from our clients about all things real estate. This month, our astute reader is asking about Biophilia, which is becoming a major influence in the design world. After all, wouldn’t… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: What Is And Isn’t Covered In A Home Inspection?

July 16th, 2018 | Dear UrbaneerHealthy Home

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer, where our clients put us to task with tough real estate questions. This time around, our clients are wondering about the extent and necessity of a home inspection when purchasing a dwelling in the original City of Toronto.     Dear Urbaneer:Read Full Entry

Healthy Home: What You Need To Know About Buried Oil Tanks

May 1st, 2018 | Healthy Home

Welcome to the latest installment of our Healthy Home series, where we explore the relationship between your home and your health (mentally, physically and financially). In the past, we’ve talked about the dangers that can lurk in your home in the form of asbestos  or mold or the risk of… Read Full Entry