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.


COOL FINDS: 352 Logan Avenue

01 February 2019
Life and the City

What's not to love about this gorgeous sun-filled home in South Riverdale?! With its impeccable design features, top-notch finishes throughout, fantastic layout, and not to mention its incredible location, it certainly has a lot going for it - and whoever snatches it up will be one lucky buyer!


Featured Development: The Poet Condos

25 January 2019
Life and the City

A stylish new development will soon be arriving in one of the city's most iconic neighbourhoods! The Poet Condos is a mid-rise, mixed-use boutique condo complex slated to be built at the corner of Queen Street East & Leslie Street in scenic, vibrant Leslieville. Learn more here!


COOL FINDS: 1173 Dundas St E #220

21 January 2019
Life and the City

We're big fans of an industrial loft conversion. There's just something about the unique features that reference and respect the history of a space that always piques our interest! Unit 220 at 1173 Dundas St E (aka I-Zone Lofts) in Leslieville is exactly the kind of space we get excited about. This turnkey upgraded industrial loft boasts an array of incredible design features which celebrate the building's roots as a Coca-Cola plant and a knitting mill.


What to expect in 2019 for interest rates in Canada

21 January 2019
Life and the City

Alain Lavoie, Mortgage Broker with Capitol Home Lending, provides an overview of what we can expect for interest rates in the coming year.


COOL FINDS: 91 Shaw St

15 January 2019
Life and the City

What do you get when you mix historical charm and modern finishes with an incredible location? You get this gem of a place! Ninety-One Shaw boasts everything you could possibly want in the best of downtown living. This exceptionally restored bay-and-gable-style Victorian circa 1896 is loaded with character, plus it's got 2-car parking, a fully self-contained basement suite, and it's located in the illustrious Queen West neighborhood of Niagara - quite literally steps to every amenity imaginable!


Toronto Market Update for December 2018

09 January 2019
Life and the City

Toronto home sales in December of 2018 were down by 14% year-over-year, while sale prices continued to moderately grow. This is due, in part, to higher borrowing costs coupled with the new mortgage stress test, as well as lower inventory. Keep reading our December 2018 Toronto Market Update to learn more!


RE/MAX 2019 Housing Market Outlook Report

08 January 2019
Life and the City

Modest price increases are expected in 2019, as the RE/MAX 2019 Housing Market Outlook estimates the average sales price to increase by 1.7%. Housing markets across the country have stabilized in 2018, after the unprecedented increases in average sales price that many markets experienced in 2017. Continue reading to learn more about where the market is headed this coming year!


COOL FINDS: 116 Sorauren Avenue

17 December 2018
Life and the City

Now here's a place that's worth your full attention! This sleek showstopper of a home features on-trend design elements and high-end finishes throughout, and every room looks as if it's straight out of the pages of a design magazine. Being situated just steps to Roncesvalles Avenue and Queen West only adds to its appeal! If you dream of a home that offers impeccable design sensibilities in both its function and form, this one will undoubtedly capture your imagination.