We’re Hiring!

We are looking for a Client Care & Project Manager to join our team! The role involves managing all of the communication, preparation, trade management and sourcing involved in the preparation of our clients’ homes for listing on the market. You’re perfect for this role if you: – have managed renovations or new construction – are amazing at helping people…

Toronto Real Estate Market Watch April 2016

With the average price of a home in the GTA going up 16.2% year over year and detached homes up 18.9%, buyers are feeling the law of supply and demand. As great as this is for sellers, the challenge becomes finding their next home. How can you deal with that? We help our clients negotiate a long closing period with…

20 of the Best Spring Home Maintenance Tips

You know it needs to be done, but where do you start? Here are our best tips for spring home maintenance and organization! Maintenance and Cleaning 1. Check for loose or leaky gutters and make sure your downspouts are all attached and drain away from the house to avoid improper drainage which can lead to water in the basement…

Toronto Real Estate Market March 2016

Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced record TREB MLS® home sales for the first quarter of 2016 following a strong result for March transactions. There were 10,326 sales in March and 22,575 sales in the first quarter. The year-over-year growth rate for sales was 15.8 per cent for Q1 2016 and 16.2 per cent for March 2016. For…

5 Tips for Bedroom Bliss

Why is it that we always put our personal spaces last? Living rooms, kitchens, powder rooms are spaces that are commonly used for hosting guests get all of our time and attention; however, it is so important to feel at ease and happy with the spaces that our family and friends generally don’t see… like our bedroom. Treating yourself to…

Top 10 Buyer Mistakes

If you’re thinking of buying a home, read the Top 10 Buyers Mistakes before you make a move! 1. Not having your finances in order. Before you even sit down with a mortgage advisor, get your credit score so you can understand and rectify any issues (it can take 6+ months to improve your FICO score). This will allow you to…

Toronto Real Estate Market – February 2016

Record February Sales March 3, 2016 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a record number of home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in February 2016. There were 7,621 transactions reported this past February – up 21.1 per cent compared to February 2015. The number of new listings entered into TREB’s MLS® System…

Top 5 Garage Organization Tips

Whether it’s your storage room, shed, or garage (if a Beach house is so lucky!), most of us would love to be more organized… And it’s those awkward items that you need readily available- tools, bikes, hardware, sports equipment, etc.- that can become so easily disorganized! Below we have collected the best Garage organization tips. All of them are easy…

Top 6 Home Decor Trends for 2016

There are lots of ideas on the internet as to what will be the focus of 2016 in home design trends. Below we have narrowed it down to 6 of our favourites. Enjoy! 1. All About the Kitchen From two-tone kitchen cabinetry, oversized islands, raw materials, retro and coloured appliances… How to give the heart of your home that custom edge….

Toronto Real Estate Market – November 2015

As the year comes to a close, the thinking is that the new regulations enforcing a 10% down payment on home purchases over $500,000 will not significantly impact the market.   While we believe it will be tougher for first time home buyers, the balanced approach of that down payment will serve home buyers well in the long run. Here…