House of the Week: $5.3 million for an ultra-modern home

Yes, it’s in Oakville, but if you like modern design, it’s pretty spectacular. You get a home with 10,000 square feet of living space, a pool, a three tiered home theatre with a 133 inch screen, three fireplaces, five bedrooms and nine bathrooms… ADDRESS: 44 Belvedere Drive NEIGHBOURHOOD: Oakville PRICE: $5,280,000 THE PLACE: This glass […]

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Want to buy but don’t want to live in a condo? Check out these condo alternatives

Yesterday I shared an article from the Grid that is a primer for first time buyers. But for most people, their dream home isn’t a condo, it’s a home. The Grid has published some samples of homes in Toronto that are comparable in price to condos. More charm, more work and they are certainly not […]

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Go ahead, buy a home somewhere exotic and move there

When the weather starts to turn and we begin to dread winter, who hasn’t thought about moving to a warmer clime? A new HGTV show is helping some families move. Called Live Here, Buy This, the first episode is with a couple from Ottawa and they get to see places in Vancouver, San Franciso and […]

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House of the Week: $850,000 for a quirky Victorian townhome in Cabbagetown

Check out Toronto Life’s House of the Week: it wasn’t owned by a former Maple Leaf or too grandiose, but a well-preserved Victorian in Cabbagetown on a great street. The basement isn’t nearly as bad as the listing would make you think, although those who like to cook may want to upgrade the stove, charming […]

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House of the Week: $4.9 million for 4 bedroom house with 3 water features

Boasting four bedrooms and seven (!) bathrooms, this house has a sauna, pool and hot tub. Each bedroom has an ensuite, so that means three are for guests… it’s also at the end of a cul de sac, which means less traffic. ADDRESS: 1 Glen Edyth Place NEIGHBOURHOOD: Casa Loma PRICE: $4,880,000 THE PLACE: Surrounded […]

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