Toronto Market Update for April 2019

16 May 2019
Life and the City

New listings rose 8.2% last month in April compared with the same month last year, but at 12.2%, the annual growth rate of sales outpaced the rise in new listings. This dynamic means that market conditions are tighter, so price increases may accelerate.


Outdoor Space Makeover Ideas for Every Budget

30 April 2019
Life and the City

Looking to spruce up your outdoor space this spring? While complete backyard makeovers can cost a pretty penny, there are plenty of ways you can makeover your outdoor space on every budget! Not only will you be able to enjoy a refreshed backyard and an extended living space once the warm weather finally hits, but you'll have the added benefit of presenting your home at its best when it comes time for you to sell! Here, we’ve rounded up 14 ways you can update your outdoor space, whatever your budget.


How to Add Colour to Your Kitchen

25 April 2019
Life and the City

In this guide, we explore how to choose a colour scheme that flatters and enhances your kitchen, as well as being in line with your personal style. We also look at the four main ways to add a splash of colour to your kitchen using cabinets, and how to decorate the rest of the room to complement the look!


COOL FINDS: 4 Lennox St

18 April 2019
Life and the City

Lovers of Scandinavian design - this one's for you! If you've ever taken a stroll in the neighbourhood just east of Bathurst and Bloor, you'll undoubtedly have noticed this exceptionally unique property. With an exterior that's a combination of weathering western red cedar and anodized Aluminium panels, flanked by a white pine and a sequoia tree, this home evokes the feeling of a contemporary Scandinavian chalet and truly stands out among the traditional Victorian semis, original Annex homes and renovated modern glass houses around it. So...you'll either love it or hate it!


Toronto Market Update for March 2019

12 April 2019
Life and the City

Last month in March, the average sales price for all property types combined across the 416 was $830,043, representing an 11.6% year-over-year decline. A 2% jump in inventory on the market lead to slightly more options for buyers, which was a contributing factor in this sales price decline. Meanwhile, the overall number of sales for all property types declined by 9% over March of last year.


Featured Development: River & Fifth

01 April 2019
Life and the City

Want a home that boasts sweeping views of the city’s skyline and waterfront, and is steps to great shops & cafes, minutes to DVP, Gardiner and the downtown core - AND that's right on the edge of a river & park?! Then River & Fifth is a project you'll definitely want to know about!


COOL FINDS: 1173 Dundas St E #217

22 March 2019
Life and the City

Calling all authentic hard-loft lovers! We've found the place of your dreams. You may have noticed by now that Leslieville's iconic i-Zone Lofts is a favourite of ours (we've featured several of its units in the past) - and for very good reason! Each of its lofts is truly unique, with their own layout, floor plan and finishes, but they all have some incredible features in common.


Toronto Market Update for February 2018

14 March 2019
Life and the City

Toronto home sales were down last month in February, while selling prices continued to rise, as a result of very low inventory available on the market. Now, with the weather finally becoming more mild and spring-like, it's about that time of year when we begin we see more properties listed for sale - great news for inventory, and for buyers who have been waiting for the opportunity to find their perfect home.


Guide to March Break Events in Toronto

11 March 2019
Life and the City

It’s officially March Break in Toronto! If you're in search of ideas for fun, family-friendly activities & events to keep your kids busy every day this long week, we've got you covered. Here's our guide to March Break 2019 events happening around the city this week!


COOL FINDS: 995 Dundas St E

08 March 2019
Life and the City

If you're like us, you can appreciate both the unique design elements of a loft, and the well-appointed, modern conveniences of a freehold townhome. But what if we told you that you could have both, in the same property?! The stunning 3-storey loft townhome in sought-after South Riverdale is the perfect blend of it all!