TORONTO CONDO MARKET NEWS

…it would seem that Toronto’s real estate market and especially its condominium segment have a positive outlook for the short-term, at the very least, if not for the foreseeable future, with some gyrations along the way, undoubtedly. Continue reading TORONTO CONDO MARKET NEWS

TIME-LAPSE TORONTO

Toronto is the star in these delightful, short videos, most of which are time lapse, by Sam Javanrouh on VIMEO: Sam Javanrouh’s Toronto Videos on Vimeo ONE: fog city from Sam Javanrouh on Vimeo. TWO: Toronto from Sam Javanrouh on Vimeo. THREE: Toronto on Ice from Sam Javanrouh on Vimeo. FOUR: Bridge Eaters from Sam Javanrouh on Vimeo. FIVE: Bridge Demolition from Sam Javanrouh on … Continue reading TIME-LAPSE TORONTO

Five tips for first-time buyers

No matter how much time you spend on researching and educating yourself about your home purchase, it’s hard to cover every detail. Here are a few tips for avoiding rookie mistakes with your first home purchase. Save as early as you can: Even if you think you’re years away from buying your first home, try to start saving for your down payment. It makes a … Continue reading Five tips for first-time buyers

The Find: high-heeled sneakers may sound like an oxymoron, but they’re the most popular shoe in town

Came across this article from Toronto Life in my inbox today. I think you have to have a pretty strong sense of style to get away with them… This spring, there was an unlikely lineup snaking around the Nike store on Bloor. There were no runners or cyclists or basketballers in sight—only a gaggle of giddy shopaholics hoping to snatch up a pair of limited-edition … Continue reading The Find: high-heeled sneakers may sound like an oxymoron, but they’re the most popular shoe in town

House of the Week: $2.8 million for a brick-and-stone family home in the heart of Forest Hill

This is a pretty spectacular home – four bedrooms on the upper level, three with en-suites, and a full bedroom and bathroom in the basement. It even comes complete with a pool! Address: 126 Kilbarry Road Neighbourhood: Forest Hill South Price: $2,795,000 The Place: A classy five-bedroom home with a chateau-like exterior in the heart of Forest Hill. Bragging Rights: Major curb appeal. Passers-by often … Continue reading House of the Week: $2.8 million for a brick-and-stone family home in the heart of Forest Hill

Casting Call: Sarah Richardson

This came across my desk today: Are you looking for, or have you recently purchased, a new home? Imagine being able to make your most important financial decision with the help of a trusted ally…Sarah Richardson! Not only that, what if Sarah were able to help you with the one renovation or design issue that keeps your new home from being absolutely perfect? Here’s how … Continue reading Casting Call: Sarah Richardson

Linda’s Story

We were looking for a condo for our daughter who is studying Engineering at U of T. She was moving out of residence and knowing she’d be in Toronto for four more years, our thinking was that it made more sense to spend $1000 a month on a mortgage for a nice condo than on rent for something the size of Harry Potter’s closet under … Continue reading Linda’s Story

House of the Week: $2.1 million for a Summerhill semi with a tranquil sunken living room

Yes, the renovations look terrific and the location is great. But over $2M for a semi with only two bedrooms? (There is a third, but it’s in the basement… Address: 125 MacPherson Avenue Neighbourhood: Yorkville Price: $2,095,000 The Place: A two-bedroom brick semi on a pretty, tree-lined street in Summerhill. Bragging Rights: Plenty of traditional homes have had contemporary makeovers, but few snag a feature … Continue reading House of the Week: $2.1 million for a Summerhill semi with a tranquil sunken living room

Last Week to Nominate an Exceptional Female for RBC’s Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

Do you know a female entrepreneur who deserves to be recognized? Here’s your chance to nominate her for an RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award. Nominations close on Friday. As driven and connected young professionals (YPs), we are willing to bet that many of our Notable.ca readers know a female entrepreneur (or know of her) who is doing exceptional things in her field and for her … Continue reading Last Week to Nominate an Exceptional Female for RBC’s Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

What to See at Hot Docs 2013

Hot Docs starts tomorrow! They’ve always got some gems, but it’s often hard to decide what to see – the Toronto Standard offers their top five: Usually documentaries get the short end of the stick when it comes to theatrical releases, but for ten glorious days each spring non-fiction filmmaking takes over Toronto. The Hot Docs film festival has been apart of TO cinephiles’ calendars … Continue reading What to See at Hot Docs 2013