Be Careful About Repair Clauses in Home Sale Deals

Most home sale deals are conditional on the buyer being satisfied with an inspection. If the inspector finds problems that are big enough, the buyer usually wants them corrected in order to go through with the deal. As the following case shows, if you are not careful about how you word the repair clause, you… Read More

Open Concept Reno

59 Maria Street

Rare four bedroom semi with many recent renos in the trendy Junction. The totally open main floor has 9 ft ceilings, a new kitchen with stainless steel appliances ceramic flooring, a huge living/dining area with new hardwood flooring, numerous pot lights, and a walk-out through the sun room to the back yard. The upper level… Read More

June Market Continues Strong

Toronto Prices Mid June

Toronto area prices rose by 5.4% in May as compared to a year ago, and this trend continued in the first two weeks of June, with year-over-year prices 4.7% higher. June prices were somewhat lower than May, but this is just part of the usual summer slowdown, which will continue in July and August as… Read More

Sunnylea Jewel

20 Ashton Manor

This thoroughly renovated family home is situated on a stunning 40 ft x 170 ft lot on one of Sunnylea’s finest streets. It’s just a short walk to the shops, restaurants cafes of The Kingsway, to the subway station, and to highly regarded Sunnylea Junior School. Stroll from the dining room to the deck &… Read More

Heart of the Kingsway

935 Royal York Rd., #507

Rarely offered south facing sub-penthouse suite in the sought-after Regency boutique building. The stunning 54 ft terrace, one of only four in the building, offers sweeping panoramic east-to-west views and is bathed in sunshine all day long. This exceptionally bright unit also has conservatory roof windows in the living/dining room and both bedrooms, overlooking the… Read More

7 Reasons Why Your House May Not Be Selling

Selling a home isn’t as simple as planting a sign in the ground any more. It involves preparation, timing and strategic advice. If you don’t do all of the above, do not be surprised when your home does not sell while others in the area are doing so. Here are some common mistakes: 1. Good… Read More

Junction Gem

88 St Johns Road

Stunning Junction reno retaining traditional elegance character. The open concept gourmet kitchen has granite counters, stainless steel appliances, centre island and heated floors. Walk from the dining room through French doors to a large deck and beautifully landscaped private back yard oasis. The spacious living room has a handsome brick fireplace, French doors and overlooks… Read More

The Inside Scoop On Outdoor Kitchens

Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens make dining al fresco at home more appealing than ever. A rebounding trend in outdoor living reveals more and more properties feature outdoor kitchens that once were the province of only the very wealthy. Today, moving the home’s indoor central meeting place outdoors creates an open-air living space that’s both accessible and inviting… Read More

Heart of the Village

70 Mayfield Avenue

This elegant tudor reno has a rare private drive built-in garage. It is nestled in a coveted Swansea enclave less than five minutes’ walk from the shops, cafes and restaurants of Bloor West Village and the subway station. Without question, a superb west end location close to High Park, Rennie Park, lakefront parkland, and with… Read More