The best gifts EVER!

Check out our teams’ personal favorites for gift giving this holiday season! Jenny loves Luxe Box What is Luxe Box? Every month you get sample sizes of amazing beauty products – check out this video to learn more! To order, go to http://www.loosebutton.com/. Arthur loves the Air Swimmers… Wait….what the heck is an Air Swimmer? Only the COOLEST gift for…

to variable or not?

Check out this article courtesy of Peter Majthenyi and Andre Semeniuk about variable mortgages… The Decline of the Mighty Variable Mortgageā€¦ which we predicted in the spring The bad news is that all international economies will struggle throughout 2012. The current lingering Euro-Crisis, combined with low domestic consumer confidence, will likely result in no significant interest rate increases until 2013….

Fall 2011 Market Watch

Check out our review of the fall real estate market… Mark Richards Market Minute For the full Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch, see below… October 5, 2011 — Greater Toronto REALTORSĀ® reported 7,658 transactions through the TorontoMLSĀ® system in September – a 25 per cent increase over September 2010. Sales during the first three quarters of 2011 amounted to…

Bank of Canada Holds Rates

Check out this announcement from the Bank of Canada – it is holding its overnight lending rate and expects no further changes for the next few quarters… Ottawa – Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent For immediate release – 25 October 2011 The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for…

Ghost-White Gourds at Halloween!

We noticed these awesome gourds thanksgiving weekend….the ghostly effect is spooky!!! Pick Up Some White Pumpkins for Elegant Fall Decorating Houzz– Kitchen Remodel, Bathroom Remodel and More» Browse Storage And Organization on Houzz- For Example: Baskets· Bookcases Cabinets And Computer Armoires· Closet Organizers· Clothes And Shoes Organizers· Hooks And Hangers· Media Storage· Shoeracks· Storage Boxes·

The need to own real estate…

I wanted to share a great blog post from Ken McLauchlan that brings some perspective to the current economic atmosphere… Courtesy of www.kensblog.ca The “need” to own real estate is strong I have never been one to be a “big” investor in stocks and bonds. Don’t really know much about this sort of investing, although I do realize the importance…

Cooler winds on their way…

When the temperature starts dropping and kids are back in school, the fall real estate market gets into full swing! With buyers coming out for this typically busy time of the year, inventory is starting to ramp up. And we know there is a good amount of pent up demand from buyers who have been searching during the summer but…

meet Shannon

With our background in renovation and our passion for design, it’s only fitting that a key role on our team is a full-time decorator and project manager. Shannon not only manages the entire preparation of a client’s home for sale, but helps them renovate and decorate when they find their next home. Shannon lives and breathes renovation and design. She…