We have more dogs and cats than people on the BREL team. We love our pets..and we love yours too. When it comes to selling your home with pets, though, remember that: Not everybody likes pets in the house; Some people will outright avoid houses with pets; Not everybody wants to see, smell or hear your […]

With 44,000+ agents in Toronto, everybody knows somebody who works in real estate. I read somewhere that the average person knows seven real estate agents (but can only name 2 of them, LOL). There can be some real advantages to working with a friend when buying or selling a home: They already know you and […]

Our first BREL real estate crush of 2017 is, wait for it….SPECTACULAR! Bet you weren’t ready for that. All joking about our endless crushing tendencies aside, this house is a stunner.  Who doesn’t want to live in Riverdale? In this house?   Solid red brick Victorian semi’s kill me. Full disclosure – I live in […]

When a Seller chooses to sell their home with the BREL team, they get complimentary staging.  We have two full-time Stagers on staff and a Rolodex of handymen, gardeners, painters, electricians,  plumbers, movers and more, to help. We also have an ever-increasing warehouse full of staging furniture and accessories to enhance what you already own […]

Every year, I write a blog predicting what I think will happen in the new year. We have more question marks and uncertainty right now than ever before, but I’m going to predict more of the same with a few twists along the way: Interest rates continue to rise. The government continues to intervene. And […]

It’s officially that time when we reflect on 2016..and what a year it was! I’m so incredibly proud of our team. Here’s just a sampling of some BREL team highlights from 2016: We successfully re-homed more than 250 families this year…a 45% increase over 2015. We helped: 110 Buyers and Sellers 141 Renters and Landlords […]

It seems only fitting that our last crush of 2016 is ANOTHER BEACH STUNNER. Right? So in the true spirit of the holidays, let’s count the 12 ways in which is this house is perfect: HOT TUB (dying) dramatic, double height living room 4 floors of living space gourmet kitchen with huge centre island Quartz […]

I know, it’s December, so this blog post probably seems a little self-serving. But the truth of the matter is that December is an EXCELLENT time to buy a home. Here’s why. Historically, December is the second slowest month for real estate sales in Toronto (only January is slower). So while that means that there […]