Looking for something to do and things to buy this weekend? Spring Into Parkdale's 5th annual Sidewalk Festival and Night Market will take place this Saturday, May 13th along Queen Street West in Parkdale. The day-long event will have entertainment in the form of music, performances, free activities and artists as well as 4 different pop-up markets for your to browse for something unique to take home. From 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM there will be a night market where you can sample Parkdales's most eclectic food creations. Entry to the market is free and vouchers for food can be ...
Spring Into Parkdale's Sidewalk Festival and Night Market
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Welcome the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station this coming FALL 2016!
July 18, 2016
Have you heard the exciting news in Vaughan? If you haven’t already heard, let me be the first to share with you that in a matter of a couple of short months, the City of Vaughan is expecting to welcome their first and very own Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station! Now even suburban/uptown residents will have the convenience of efficient and affordable public transportation into the downtown core! If you are looking to make your next move into suburbia, Vaughan is an amazing and continuously growing city to consider your next home! If you are interested in moving to ...
Holiday greetings and a look forward at 2014
December 16, 2013
Well, here we are… the middle of December, right in the thick of the holiday season, with Christmas less than 2 weeks away! Looking back at 2013, it’s been a year of many blessings. I am grateful for the connections I have made, the clients who have trusted me with their real estate needs, and my continued health and good fortune. I hope that 2014 brings more of the same, with good tidings extended to all my friends, family, colleagues and valued business associates. In lieu of sending client gifts this year, I've decided to give back to a ...
Condos amongst the coveted real estate in Mimico
October 30, 2013
In early 2012, Toronto Life magazine ranked Mimico first on their "Where to Buy Now" list of Toronto neighbourhoods and the attraction to this up-and-coming pocket is still growing. Mimico has an abundance of history and is a family-friendly, community-oriented area that is highly desired due to its close proximity to the waterfront and the downtown core, as well as its lakefront parks. Residents are well-served by the shopping districts on Lake Shore Blvd and Royal York Rd, which features a fantastic variety of small locally owned stores and restaurants. Looking to shop the bigger brands? Sherway Gardens Mall ...
Preparing for fall- outdoor home maintenance headstart
September 25, 2013
Well, here we are officially into fall. It's come out of nowhere, so I hope that whatever you did to keep busy this past summer, you made the most of it. Pretty soon the frost will be setting in, and that not-so-welcomed white stuff will be falling. Don't worry, we're still a few weeks if not months away from that, and the temperatures during the day are still beautiful and mild. In fact, now is the perfect time to start getting the exterior of your home ready for the approaching chill. Here are a few things you ...
Fall real estate outlook
August 29, 2013
Here we are with the month of September less than a week away, sending the kids back to school and enjoying the last long weekend before we snap back to reality. I hope that you had a fantastic summer relaxing with your loved ones. On the real estate front, this past summer has been a busy one for the city of Toronto. Sale prices across the GTA have continued to defy gravity, while bidding wars and quick sales have been a common occurrence in some of the city’s most sought-after neighbourhoods. According to Toronto Real Estate Board President ...
The backyard stay-cation done right
June 26, 2013
Summer is here! I hope that you have kicked off the season with a bang. Everywhere you turn there are people abuzz with energy and excitement, children are now finished school, and families all over the GTA are planning getaways and celebrations to make the most of the beautiful weather and a season that passes way too quickly. Many families, however, are choosing to go with a more economical summer-fun itinerary, opting to stay local and enjoy what has been coined in recent years as a ‘staycation’, instead of travelling out of province or fleeing the city to that ...
A quick look at luxury housing
May 21, 2013
Luxury homes are often described as large properties on massive lots that feature the utmost in style, design, finishes and extras. From immaculately landscaped grounds and countless bedrooms, to 5 car garages and even indoor swimming pools, homes of this classification are rarely offered and highly coveted. The one thing all luxury homes have in common is that they sit in the most sought-after locations in the country. According to a recent article published in the Globe and Mail, “The unequivocal and top-ranked feature of a luxury property in every key market surveyed was deemed as being location”. That can include being close to downtown, near the best ...
Homes in prestigious Rosedale are the rarest of offerings
May 2, 2013
Rosedale is an affluent heritage neighbourhood in Toronto which was formerly the estate of William Botsford Jarvis, and so named by his wife, granddaughter of William Dummer Powell, for the wild roses that grew there in abundance. It is located north of Downtown Toronto and is one of its oldest suburbs. Rosedale's boundaries consist of Moore Park to the north, Yonge Street to the west, Bloor Street to the south, and Bayview Avenue to the east. Rosedale is traversed by a network of ancient ravines, including the Vale of Avoca, Moore Park, Park Drive and Rosedale Valley ravines. The ...
Spring real estate market in the GTA to bloom with the flowers
April 17, 2013
If you follow real estate in the GTA, you have probably been bombarded with news articles over the past few months about a cooling market and declining home sales. While, granted, 2013 may have started off a little slow for real estate, with the warming weather comes a promise of increased activity. The spring market is already bouncing to life, with families all over Toronto making preparations to list their homes for sale in the upcoming weeks and months. From renovations and landscaping, to meeting with Realtors to determine their home’s value, sellers are doing what they ...