The incredible custom home that Shannon built!

Our very own Design Manager, Shannon and her husband Alex have built an incredible custom home in Leaside. (It’s also for sale, so if you fall in love after reading this blog, contact us today to see it in person!) Check out our interview with Shannon below. She provides some insight into the progress of the reno and her incredible…

Our pics for Best Home Buys!

In a heated market, it can be hard to find great homes at a great value. We wanted to share three homes with you that we think fit the bill…. Prime Beach – www.332Lee.com – $599,000 Why is this a great value? Comparable semi-detached homes that were selling in the peak of the market in March were going for $650,000-$750,000….

Slobberfest 2012!

We are proud to sponsor Slobberfest 2012! When: Saturday, May 26th 9:00AM – 3:00PM Where: At the boathouse at Leuty Pavilion on the Beach at the foot of Lee Ave.

What we love for the home for 2012.

With 2012 now upon us we want to share our top picks for 2012. As a couple of us on the team are in the process of redecorating our homes, we especially wanted to tell you about ideas we are doing ourselves! Colour We’re big fans of….citrus? Yes, oranges, greens and yellows. You can find some amazing orange accents right…

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 Mortgage… 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 REALTORS® reported 7,658 transactions through the TorontoMLS® 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·