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How To Decide If Multi-Generational Housing Is A Good Fit For You

April 26th, 2021

Multi-generational housing is a phenomenon that we are seeing more and more of in the City of Toronto and across Canada. The combination of high housing prices pushing the bounds of affordability, along with challenges in finding the right home in the right price point and/or location, is causing homebuyers… Read Full Entry

How To Create A Productive ‘Work-From-Home’ Office Space During The Pandemic

February 24th, 2021

As we collectively move through the COVID-19 pandemic, I've discovered more and more of my professional clients are finding themselves working at home more often - or even as a permanent arrangement. In fact, from my lens in the Toronto real estate trenches, I would say it's one of the biggest… Read Full Entry

How To Begin Your Downsizing Journey

January 26th, 2021

While downsizing is typically the domain of the retiree (or soon to be retiree) perched at the top of the property ladder in large accommodations, with high real estate prices, a growing desire to live in proximity to amenity-rich areas and, well, the reality that COVID-19 is prompting many of us to revise… Read Full Entry

How To Prepare Your Home For A Canadian Winter

December 21st, 2020

Canadians pride themselves on being able to withstand - and even flourish - during long months of weather that would make most Americans quiver. The end of 2020 has been somewhat mild weather-wise (a reprieve that is more than cancelled out by the cruelty of COVID-19), but rest assured the… Read Full Entry

How To Elevate Your Home With A Smart Washroom Renovation

November 27th, 2020

When it comes to investing your hard-earned money, you want to ensure that every cent is well spent. The same is true when it comes to home improvement and renovation; it's important to spend those dollars where they are most likely to increase future resale value. Not only is updating your washroom… Read Full Entry

How To Make The Most Of Your Finances By Enlisting A Mortgage Broker

October 28th, 2020

When it comes to financing what may likely be the largest purchase you ever make, the smartest thing you can do is enlist the help of a seasoned mortage broker. As you would with other professionals - lawyers, doctors, etc. - ask friends and family if there is someone they… Read Full Entry

How To Have Your Toronto Property Properly Appraised

September 29th, 2020

There are occasions when it will serve you well to find out exactly what your home pragmatically worth via a credible certified property appraiser - no emotion involved. Keep in mind, this sum may not be the amount you might achieve when you list your home for sale, because value (or “worth”) in the context of a… Read Full Entry

How To Retrofit Your Residence To Net Zero Standards

August 27th, 2020

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

How To Recognize Architectural Design Features That Increase Resale Value

July 21st, 2020

As elusive as sleuthing that special gift for the impossible-to-buy-for person on your list, finding your dream home - with the ideal trifecta of size, site and condition - can be a daunting task. When you're dwell hunting, there are a lot of factors to consider, and you want to ensure that whichever home you buy… Read Full Entry

How To Navigate The Home Hunt As A Single Buyer In Toronto

June 30th, 2020

Are you an independent, self-fulfilled, pro-solo person?     Single households are on the rise in Canada. Whether from divorce, death, or by choice, single households now outnumber other demographic groups. According to the most recent census from Stats Canada, single households now comprise just over 28 per cent of the population.… Read Full Entry