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How To Weigh The Cost Of Upgrading Your Aging Or Obsolete Home

December 23rd, 2019

There plenty of urbanites who have owned their dwelling in the original City of Toronto for 2 decades or longer and who are consciously mapping their future - including when to sell and where/how they'll downsize. Unless they've completed a substantial renovation in the past ten to fifteen years, most of those those homeowners are being… Read Full Entry

How To Mitigate The Effects Of Light Pollution On Your Health & Home Life

November 22nd, 2019

Light pollution is a very real issue in the City of Toronto. Last year we sold a listing which backed onto a Petro Canada gas station located on The Danforth, where the blue LED lights cast a bright harsh light across the backyard every night of the year. It was a… Read Full Entry

How To Reconcile Home Ownership Dreams With Real Estate Realities: For Millennials

October 28th, 2019

We often field questions and concerns from millennial urbanites who are wondering how (and if) they’ll ever be able to become homeowners in Toronto. Having grown up watching their parents - the Boomers - do so well in the property market, millennials have always believe homeownership to be one of… Read Full Entry

How Realtors Create Competition And Multiple Offers For Toronto Real Estate

September 27th, 2019

So here's an observation from me, to you: This Autumn, realtors are listing properties for sums which are lower than they might have listed last year, or prior. In this climate, if the objective is to create competition and have buyers blindly compete one has to set the list price really really… Read Full Entry

How To Embrace Biophilia In Your Home

August 19th, 2019

With summer in full bloom, and the harvest season not far off, Canadians are spending as much time as they can outdoors, celebrating our lush landscape! So what is it about camping amongst the trees or cottaginglakeside that feels so peaceful and tranquil? The answer is in our body's response… Read Full Entry

How To Determine If An Open Concept Space Plan Is For You

July 15th, 2019

If I were to identify one common design direction for today's modern shelter, I would say the most significant underlying theme is our attraction to open, light-filled living spaces. In particular, domesticity today favours the "open floor plan", where the designated living-dining-kitchen zones are unfettered by structural separation. A perfect… Read Full Entry

How To Navigate A Move Up The Property Ladder

June 26th, 2019

Dear Happy Homeowners: Did you purchase what you thought was your 'forever home', only to realize you want an upgrade? Or did you always plan to build equity in your current home with the intention of climbing the next rung on the property ladder? Whatever the case, if your current… Read Full Entry

How To Realize The Garage Of Your Dreams

May 16th, 2019

It's amazing the garage isn't accorded the value premium it's worthy of. And it's also often overlooked as potential space that expands useable square footage for many households. It can be used for storage, a workshop, band practice, a studio or loads of other things, well beyond parking your car! If you configure… Read Full Entry

How To Rectify Kitec Plumbing In A Condo Before Closing

April 25th, 2019

It's always wise to execute your due diligence before any property purchase. Identifying any potential problems prior to buying a dwelling can help alleviate the financial, mental or emotional strain you might otherwise experiece with an unexpected issue. After all, your happiness, health and well-being extends far beyond the pretty,… Read Full Entry

How To Maximize The Potential Of Your Kitchen Renovation

March 18th, 2019

As the shelter industry has increasingly become party to fashion and trends, the longevity of a kitchen is decreasing. Today a kitchen lasts about 10 years max before being ridiculed as 'dated'. This means if you're hoping to garner top dollar when it comes time to sell, it's critical that… Read Full Entry