The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive | What You Need To Know

04 September 2019
Life and the City

A new federal program called the First-Time Home Buyer's Incentive (FTHBI) has just launched, and applications are being accepted until November 1st, 2019. Here's what you need to know about it!


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!


Smart Investing Info Series: Spring 2019 Sessions

05 March 2019
Life and the City

We're very excited to announce the launch of our new Smart Investing Info Series! The sessions in this series are designed to provide valuable information, insights and advice that will help you understand how to invest smartly in Toronto real estate. Here are all the details on our first two sessions: "Building Your Real Estate Portfolio" and "Rent Or Buy?"


How to Create an Inspiring Home Office Space

01 March 2019
Life and the City

With the start of a new month, you may be looking to make space for productivity and fresh inspiration. After all, the year is still young, so there's lots of time to work on those goals that you may have set for yourself recently! A home office is one of those things that so many of us would benefit from, but often can’t seem to find the square footage for. The good news is that whether you have just one small corner of your den to work with, or an entire designated room, you can carve out a workspace that’s all your own just about anywhere you can place a desk.


How to Style Open Shelving in a Kitchen

15 February 2019
Life and the City

Open shelving can make a kitchen feel bigger and add a ton of personality, but it can also be daunting to have your whole life (or your kitchenware) on display all the time, Monday through Sunday! You wouldn't exactly want to display your mismatched mug collection or show off your mounds of lost-lid tupperware. But, don’t let the pressure of perfection stop you from having the open shelving (and kitchen) of your dreams!


A Technical Guide to Open Shelving

07 February 2019
Life and the City

Open shelving is a functional design element that is easy to love. It brings dimension, gives your space a finishing detail and is also a space saving and organization solution. What’s a little more tricky about open shelving are the technical aspects such as construction, installation, or even space planning. The good news is that whether you’re ready to take on a shelving project all on your own, or you plan to leave it to the professionals, there is an open shelving unit that will work well for you.


Fire Prevention and Pet Fire Safety Tips

19 October 2018
Life and the City

The holiday season is approaching - which means that it's the ideal time to review the steps to prevent and deal with fires in your home. Continue reading to learn more about the action steps that you can take to be fire-safe, as well as our Pet Fire Safety Tips.