East Mississauga Three Bedroom

3025 Queen Frederica Dr., #202

Welcome to 3025 Queen Frederica #202, an immaculate three bedroom south-east corner suite in a well managed building with low maintenance fees. Located in the desirable Applewood neighbourhood in east Mississauga, the building is close to everything: Applewood Heights park & outdoor pool, Dixie GO station, subway bus, Sherway Gardens & Square One malls, Tim… Read More

Wood-frame Building Changes Create Opportunity And Controversy

Wood Frame Construction

A change to Ontario’s Building Code means wood frame buildings can now be built six storeys high, up from the previous limit of four storeys. The move follows similar changes in British Columbia and Quebec, and Alberta may soon follow. The Ontario government says the new regulations “can help make building a home more affordable… Read More

Junction One Bedroom

61 Heintzman #906

Welcome to 61 Heintzman St., #906, a sparkling one bedroom suite with parking spot & locker in the popular Heintzman Place complex. Located in the heart of the vibrant Junction, it’s a short walk to trendy shops, restaurants &, close to High Park and Stockyards shopping, and a quick bus ride to Keele or Dundas… Read More

Home Sellers: The Curse Of The First Offer

Sometimes when everything goes right we have trouble accepting that fact. Perhaps nowhere is this phenomenon more clearly illustrated than in the case where a seller receives a good offer right away. The annals of real estate are well stocked with stories of sellers who refused to take a good, but not perfect, first offer,… Read More

Swansea Four Bedroom Detached

1 Budgell Terrace

Welcome to 1 Budgell Terrace, a bright & spacious four bedroom detached home with a rare private drive and attached garage. Situated on a quiet Swansea cul-de-sac, this home is close to everything: Rennie Park & Swansea Rec Centre; High Park & Grenadier Pond; lakefront parks & walking/biking trails; Jane & Runnymede subway stations; and… Read More

5 Home Projects Only A Professional Should Do

It’s easy for homeowners to get caught up in the world of Pinterest and do-it-yourself blogs. While unique, custom projects can be a great way to personalize or spruce up your home, some projects are better left to professional contractors. Next time a friend or client has a brilliant idea to attempt one of these… Read More

More of the Same for the GTA in 2015?


Results for December of 2014 followed the same pattern as every other month last year. From January through November, average prices were 7-9% higher than the corresponding month in 2013, and December was also in line with this trend, coming in at 7% above December 2013. Based on this trend, I predicted last month that… Read More