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Who Wouldn’t Love This Kitchen In The Button Factory At 200 Clinton Street, Toronto?

June 16th, 2021 | House And HomeCollege Street/Little Italy

I was showing my listing at The Button Factory - one of the first adaptive reuse conversions I was engaged in back in the mid-1990s - and I had this moment of envy for the future Buyer as I stood in the kitchen of this sun-drenched vintage brick and beam… Read Full Entry

Making A Splash At Home: The Benefits Of A Backyard Oasis

May 18th, 2021 | House And HomeReal Estate

COVID-19 has altered many things about our lives, but it has most certainly had an impact on real estate - from creating a pandemic-fueled freehold housing market and inciting the profound shift from working-in-office to working-from-home, to escalating desired modifications in our physical home designs (I cover off all of these topics and… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: Should I Sell My House In As-Is Condition, Upgraded, Or Elevated?

April 28th, 2021 | Dear UrbaneerHouse And HomeReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer, where I put aside time each month to share real estate queries from my clients and my advice. This month, I am helping a client who has lived in their home for many years. While she doesn’t’ plan to sell immediately, she… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: How Do I Renovate A Washroom With Resale In Mind?

September 16th, 2020 | Dear UrbaneerHouse And Home

Welcome to this month's Dear Urbaneer where I address housing issues, design dilemmas, and real estate endeavours. This month, I'm fielding questions from clients interested in upgrading their 15-year-old washroom in their vintage loft condo without over-improving it. In addition to sharing my opinion on optimizing a washroom for resale, I've included… Read Full Entry

How COVID-19 Will Likely Change How We Design Our Homes

June 15th, 2020 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateHouse And Home

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.  In this post, I explore how our shelter is often designed - or modified - to support our changing domestic needs, to reflect fashionable trends,… 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

Dear Urbaneer: What Architectural Design Features Elevate The Value Of Toronto Real Estate?

April 28th, 2020 | Dear UrbaneerHouse And Home

Welcome to this month’s instalment of Dear Urbaneer, where I dip into my virtual mailbag to answer real estate questions from my clients. This time around, my clients are wondering which architectural design features increase the value of a property.   Dear Urbaneer:We are preparing for our next house… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: How Can I Feel More Comfortable At Home During Self-Isolation & COVID-19?

March 25th, 2020 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateDear UrbaneerHouse And Home

Welcome to this month’s instalment of Dear Urbaneer where I take real estate questions from my ever-inquisitive clients. This post, I guide a client who, like many of us, is faced with living and working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Truly, in these troubling times, the concept of “home” and how… Read Full Entry

Seeking Good Schools In Toronto? There’s An App For That!

March 13th, 2020 | House And Home

It’s a well-known fact that proximity to amenities is an essential part of growing your real estate investment’s asset value. Proximity to good schools is one of these coveted attributes - one that future buyers would happily pay premiums for! If you are a parent, knowing what schools are where… Read Full Entry

12 Recent Adaptive Reuse, Live/Work, Storefront & Coach House Conversion Sales In Toronto

August 16th, 2019 | House And HomeReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction Yorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageLittle PortugalQueen West

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture, and design in Toronto! This is where I share my insights and experiences on almost every aspect of the Toronto Real Estate Market - and life here in the 6ix! Lately, I've been writing a lot about how Toronto - the City of… Read Full Entry