Last week, I participated in a ‘Neighbourhood Safety Walk‘, with a community liaison officer from the Toronto Police and our City Councillor Sarah Doucette (Ward 13). Our street has recently been victim to some vandalism and graffiti – including some teenage angst that was taken out on our very own Little Free Library: Not only was […]

It’s that time of year again when savvy Sellers who listened to our advice are putting the finishing touches on their homes and listing them for sale.  Here’s a sneak peek at some of the properties we’ve got coming up for sale in the next couple of weeks: A wicked loft at Robert Watson Lofts in Roncesvalles […]

Have you been waiting to buy? We meet people every day trying to make the decision of whether to buy now or wait. With a seemingly never-ending stream of articles predicting the rise or fall of Toronto’s real estate market, it isn’t always easy to know when you should buy. Many factors influence a Buyer’s […]

If you’ve grown tired of bidding wars on second-rate houses, it’s time to consider the townhouse. Here are 14 things you need to know about buying a townhouse in Toronto: 1. There are 2 kinds of townhouses: freehold townhouses and condo townhouses. Condo townhouses are operated in much the same way as condominiums, in fact they […]

After years of living in old Victorian houses with uneven heat and A/C distribution, we thought our problems were solved last year when we moved into our new house. Brand new A/C unit. Brand new duct work. Problem solved, right? We imagined moving between the basement, the first and the second floor of our house with […]

Whether you live in a condominium or a house, there are laws for Fifi and Fido to obey. Read on to find out what you need to know cats and dogs in the city: Condominiums  Every condominium has a set of bylaws that address pets. It’s important to note that the Condominium rules supersede the […]

It’s that time of year again when we can’t find enough good properties for our Buyer clients. Here’s what’s in demand right now (and a sneak peek of some goodies we have coming up): Income properties We need:  We have multiple Buyers for houses with 2 or more apartments. From High Park to the Beaches, we’ve […]

For tech gadget geeks, home automation promises efficiency, cost savings and a cool-factor that’s second-to-none. When we bought our new house last year, the idea of controlling it with our iPhones was too tempting to resist.  Six-months later, here are our reviews of our favourite smart home technologies: Sonos Wireless Speakers Gone are the days […]