May 16th 2013
Buying a preconstruction/presale property can be an excellent investment and opportunity! You get competitive pricing and the chance to design a space to your liking – what could be better? The benefits are obvious, but the process can be complex and the drawbacks are often hard to see. That’s why I recommend you always work with a realtor who can guide you through the process and help you avoid a host of costly mistakes! Having a realtor to represent you costs you NOTHING, and gives you (the consumer) an extra layer of protection during the process. Top Five Reasons to…
April 13th 2013
Musée Condos by Plaza offers you an impressive lifestyle or investment opportunity in the heart of King West Village. This building is located on Adelaide Street, just east of Bathurst – this vibrant neighbourhood is a wildly popular live/work/play community for young professionals.
April 12th 2013
This gorgeous building is a former church, repurposed into 40 contemporary units designed to compliment the traditional architecture of the neighbourhood.
April 3rd 2013
Making sense of the Toronto Real Estate Board’s Market Watch report. Highlight the most important aspects of the monthly report, issued by TREB, and assisting you in applying these numbers to your own real estate goals and dreams.
March 10th 2013
Daniels Corporation trumpets High Park Condominiums as “where Modern Urban meets Mother Nature”. At a special, invite-only event happening on March 14th, I will be able to take a look at the new building and its features as well as sample floor plans. Touting a beautiful glass exterior, welcoming courtyard, elegant 10th floor terrace and state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor amenities – this building has certainly peaked my interest.
March 3rd 2013
Employment lands are parcels of land within the city which city planners carefully guard and protect. They have a very specific purpose which is to provide geographic space for industry/manufacturing to stay or grow.
January 28th 2013
The city, in 2007, put together a plan to increase Toronto’s tree canopy from its current state of 20%, to 30-40% by 2050. The proposed city budget was going scrap the “timeline” which basically means reallocating the funds for the growth and maintenance of the current tree canopy elsewhere. Fortunately it was reinstated.
January 12th 2013
The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit is a permanent, refundable personal income tax credit for seniors and family members who live with them. If you qualify, you can claim up to $10,000 worth of eligible home improvements on your tax return.
November 20th 2012
Grenadier Pond has been a popular fishing spot for generations upon generations. Remarkably, it’s got a huge variety of fish, everything from pumpkinseed to perch, largemouth bass to carp (carp being the only non indigenous fish). And recent efforts to stock the pond with its native inhabitants has proven successful with over 12 species happily swimming around.
October 27th 2012
Earlier this year, I wrote about two cherished High Park icons that were in great peril — the High Park Zoo and the Jamie Bell playground. The only people that could save these icons were the local residents, and what a tremendous success it was.