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Buying and Selling

The evolution of Church Street

I recently came across a couple of interesting articles about the Church Street corridor and the Church/ Wellesley neighbourhood.  I’ve spent a considerable amount of time in this neighbourhood over the last 25 years and am excited to have witnessed the…

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10 Tips to getting your home SOLD.

I’ve spent many hours staging and prepping properties to sell on the market and it’s amazing how potential Buyers react to a property that’s been prepared for market versus one that hasn’t.  The bottom line is that staging and preparing…

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Toronto’s Regent Park then and now

Regent Park. At one time the thought of this Toronto neighbourhood brought on feelings of anxiety and dread. Not anymore thanks to a collaborative effort between Toronto Community Housing and property developer Daniels Corporation that is turning this 69 acre neighbourhood into a…

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Selling This Spring

Are you considering selling your home this spring? As we head into the year’s busiest real estate season, ensuring that your home is in its best condition will help attract maximum interest. Here are some tried and true steps to…

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Fabulous Fall: Gardening Tips

Fall is a feast for the eyes with red, gold and bronze hues. While enjoying the trees in their tawny splendour, consider these simple tips to prepare your garden for the upcoming winter. Grass Although a carpet of leaves is…

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Viewing an Open House with Open Eyes

Remaining objective can be a difficult task when viewing an open house. It is easy to fall in love with a home’s appearance, blind to problems that may make it unsuitable. While aesthetics can be an important consideration, it is…

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Quiz: What Kind of Homeowner Are You?

If you had to put your home on the market tomorrow, how ready would it be for showing? According to Atlas Van Lines, Canadians move every 7 years on average, so whether you’re preparing to sell or happily staying put,…

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Curb Appeal is Critical

Alluring, or ho-hum:  how’s your curb appeal?  When you are ready to sell your home, be sure to pay close attention to the exterior and strive for that wow factor. You want your home to standout and shine! Prospective buyers…

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Selling Your Home: Why Use a Realtor?

Some homeowners are tempted to try selling their property without the help of a real estate agent (this is called FSBO: For Sale By Owner). The reality is that selling real estate is a complex and highly specialized field. If…

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