Toronto Real Estate Market – January 2015

Loving the Strong Start to 2015 We’re loving the momentum the Toronto real estate market is already starting to show…there is so much pent up demand from buyers frustrated by the lack of inventory that they are extremely anxious to see listings starting to come out. The Globe and Mail just featured a bidding war in Parkdale that attracted eight…

The Interior Design Show 2015 – Our Favourite Booths

It’s always a fun time visiting the annual Interior Design Show, and this year it was true to form. Familiar brands with fantastic new collections, and emerging designers with fresh new ideas…  the IDS is a great way for us to source vendors and see forecasted trends in action. Below are some of the booths whose product that we found…

More Than Just Stairs

Stairs. We use them every day to get to and from our bedrooms, the office, the kitchen, the basement… why do we so often neglect to decorate the stairwell? It’s a small space, but is an opportunity to create a bold and interesting transition from one space to another. Below we have listed six high-impact solutions that will bring your…

Seller Real Estate Resolutions

As we look back on real estate in years past, we like to help home owners, sellers and buyers alike learn from the past. If you’re thinking of selling this year, here are some resolutions to consider! Real Estate Resolutions for SELLERS: My house will not be a disaster right up until I decide to sell. We often have clients…

2015 Best Home Design Trends

2015 Best Home Design Trends 2015 is the year to let your personal style shine through each room in your house, including your kitchen and bathroom!  We are no longer leaving the kitchen and bath as the sterile white cabinet rooms of years past.  Paint the cabinets, order your favourite tile you have been dying to install.  Add that piece…

Top Home Organization Tips for 2015

New Year, Newly Organized. We like to tuck away, make piles, squish & store, and of course at the end of it all just throw it in the recycling bin! We say we will do it “this weekend” but will we really? Just like any changes in our lives, its best to slowly integrate the new behaviours into our daily…

Toronto Real Estate Market – December 2014

“Near Record Sales in 2014” January 7, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 92,867 residential sales through the TorontoMLS system in 2014, including 4,446 in December. The calendar year 2014 sales result represented a 6.7 per cent increase over the 2013 sales figure of 87,049 and was just short of the record…

Toronto Real Estate Market – November 2014

“Sales & Price Growth Continue in November” December 4, 2014 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 6,519 residential transactions through the TorontoMLS system in November 2014. This result was up by 2.6 per cent compared to 6,354 sales reported in November 2013. Through the first 11 months of 2014, total sales amounted to…

Best Gifts for 2014

What are the best gifts for 2015? No matter who’s on your list, we have compiled the best of the best to solve all your shopping woes!! Everyone and every budget is covered. We even included a gift selector solution at the end if you still can’t figure it out. And while you’re out shopping, please consider picking up extras…

Wanted: Toronto Homes

Our buyers are looking for homes in Toronto but inventory is low! If you or anyone you know fits the descriptions below and is considering selling, contact us today. Mark’s buyers are looking for: Upper Beach Detached, 3 + den or 4 bedroom between Main St. and Victoria Park, good size with at least 1 car parking Beaches Detached 3…