Tree Wins Ontario Court Decision

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Backyard disputes over property boundaries and trees growing on or near those boundaries are not uncommon. In what’s being called a “landmark decision” by the winning lawyer, an Ontario court has ruled that trees with trunks that grow across private property lines cannot be cut down without the consent of both landowners. “This ruling prevents… Read More

Harvesting Rainwater

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In some parts of the world, harvesting rain is the only way to get water. About a decade ago, researchers from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) started looking at the benefits of using rain as a water source. They discovered that rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems in North America were not only rare, but in… Read More

Finding an affluent neighbourhood to live.

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Are you someone who wants to be steps to entertainment and fine dining, or are you an art lover? Well, Bloor West Village has its very own shopping district offering both residents and visitors a diverse selection of specialty clothing stores to exquisite restaurants and cafes. This community has it all! If you’re interested in… Read More

Toronto Market Continues to Accelerate

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After a comparatively strong summer season, it wasn’t surprising to see sales and prices spike upward in September. After all, that’s part of the normal seasonal pattern. What was surprising was the size of the spike. The average price for all property types in the Greater Toronto Area was more than 20% higher than in… Read More

Will New Mortgage Rules Slow The Toronto Market?

As of October 17, new mortgage qualification rules will come into effect. These new rules will make it more difficult for many homebuyers to qualify for a mortgage by requiring all insured mortgages to be underwritten based on the Bank of Canada’s Mortgage Qualifying Rate (MQR). The MQR was introduced in 2010 in response to… Read More

Mackenzie Glen

461 Glenkindie

Welcome to 461 Glenkindie Avenue, a warm and inviting family home in the coveted Mackenzie Glen neighbourhood. Notable features of this well designed 2800 sq ft home include: – Kitchen has new stainless steel fridge & stove, and new subway tile backsplash – Double French door walk-out from the breakfast room to the patio &… Read More