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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

How To Calculate Your Magic Number In A Bidding War

June 19th, 2018

Although the Toronto real estate market has transitioned from the insanity of our spring market - where values spiked 33% higher than they had a year earlier - the movement of real estate in the central core of the City remains buoyant. What's interesting to me - is that while… Read Full Entry

How To Successfully Navigate Downsizing Your Home

May 15th, 2018

No question, downsizing is a major change, physically, mentally and possibly financially. It can help to assuage some of your concerns if you consider the “why” behind your move, as well as noting what your goals are in downsizing your home. As our homes are undoubtedly more than bricks and… Read Full Entry

How Do I Best Equip And Furnish My New Home?

April 18th, 2018

Have you made a new home purchase? Is your move imminent? You are smart to be proactive in trying to manage your move and organize necessities, because as any homeowner will tell you - moving is stressful. In fact, at the end of this post I'll provide you several links… Read Full Entry

How To Strategically Purchase An Income Property

March 19th, 2018

If you're looking to buy Toronto real estate, unless you're loaded with bags of loot, finding a place that fits your current and possible future needs (like going nuclear and having kids) is a tough order to follow. But if you can pony up the price of entry for a… Read Full Entry

How To Make Your Move More Eco-Friendly

February 21st, 2018

Following up last month's Homewatch post about moving into a condo, we'd like to feature another joint post with Cargo Cabbie that discusses a trend toward eco-friendly moving practices!     So... What Exactly Is 'Sustainable Moving'? Everybody dreads moving day; it's potential for chaos can even overshadow the excitement of… Read Full Entry

How To Master A Condo Move

January 17th, 2018

We originally composed this month's Homewatch contribution as a guest piece on the blog of Toronto's best moving company: Cargo Cabbie!      Guest Post: A Realtor’s Top Tips for Mastering a Condo Move   Condo living can offer quite a few advantages compared to living in a house, such as… Read Full Entry

How To Assess The Value Of Outdoor Living Space

December 21st, 2017

As you gear up for your homebuying journey, it's important to identify and your shelter priorities before you actually begin the search. If you love downtown living and prioritize the value of being outdoors - purchasing a condo with a terrace might be the optimal solution. However, be aware the… Read Full Entry

How To Adapt To Canada’s Rising Interest Rates

November 20th, 2017

In one of the more hotly anticipated economic moves this past summer, the Bank of Canada raised interest rates for the first time in 7 years, lifting its benchmark interest rate to 0.75 per cent from 0.50 per cent I talked in my summer forecast for Toronto real estate (click here and… Read Full Entry