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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

How To Determine The Laneway Suite Potential Of Your Toronto Property

February 25th, 2019

Tryign to discern if your Toronto property holds the potential for a legal laneway suite? Here's what you need to know! In the summer of last year, the City of Toronto began allowing Laneway Housing, albeit in a confined area (thus far). Approved in June 2018, it took a few… Read Full Entry

How To Navigate The Economy Of Short-Term Rentals In Toronto

January 16th, 2019

Before we dive into the ins and outs of home sharing in Toronto, let's explore more about the role Airbnb has recently been playing in the evolution of Toronto real estate. For consumers looking for short-term rentals in the City of Toronto, the arrival of Airbnb provides choice and affordable… Read Full Entry

How To Navigate Transforming Your Property

December 19th, 2018

Have you noticed how in Toronto whenever a house sells, the moment it closes a big dumpster is parked out front and the house is pretty much gutted from top to bottom? A full year later the house is ready for possession and, as the moving van drives off after… Read Full Entry

How To Create Co-Ownership Options With Freehold Housing

November 21st, 2018

This idea of co-owning a property with others is an interesting proposition and, without a doubt, it's an arrangement more people are exploring given the high prices of real estate. The idea that a group of individuals could collectively purchase a multi-unit dwelling holds the potential to be a viable… Read Full Entry

How To Improve Your Home Inspection IQ

October 26th, 2018

Picture yourself as a prospective property owner, bidding on a home that has captured your heart. It can certainly be tempting to forgo a property inspection whem in competition for a home (or in any market conditions, really). But, unless you're extremely well-versed in structural engineering, property construction, and building components -… Read Full Entry

How To Stage Your Home For Sale

September 24th, 2018

Given the rise of 'home and design' media in recent years, the idea of what your home should look like - to garner top dollar and a quick sale - has certainly changed. This is in part because, with technology, platforms and access to media has expanded greatly, but is… Read Full Entry

How To Elevate The Value Of Your Outdoor Urban Space

August 22nd, 2018

If you're new to my blog, welcome to my insights on housing, culture and design in the City of Toronto. In this post, I wanted to offer my thoughts on how to elevate the value of your outdoor space. When it comes to having a personal slice of paradise, I… Read Full Entry

How To Maximize The Search For Your Dream Home

July 17th, 2018

There's a wealth of housing stock in Toronto; some dwellings are alike and others couldn't be more distinct from each other. The neighbourhoods in this city are wildly varied, offering different proximities amenities, and day-to-day experiences. So how do you know which neighbourhood - and which property - is right… Read Full Entry