The Future of Toronto’s Red Hot Market

25 September 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Real estate experts have shifted their expectations for Canada’s housing market, citing low interest rates as evidence that national real estate will continue to boom. Many have pointed out that a slow winter set the stage for the strong summer market, but current trends seem to indicate more than just compensation for a late start.


Neighbourhood Treasure: Bacon Nation

22 September 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Bacon, bacon, and more bacon has arrived in Queen West! Once upon a time, people only ate bacon for breakfast, but those days are long gone. Bacon Nation has finally opened its doors and is destined to be a favourite of meat lovers and late night revelers across Toronto.


Toronto Housing Market Continues to Defy Predictions

18 September 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

According to recent reports, housing prices were up nearly 10% in the Toronto real estate market last month. Most experts say that low borrowing rates coupled with an unusually slow winter have resulted in a red hot summer market with housing prices starting to climb even higher.


Neighbourhood Treasure: Completo

15 September 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Quick eats in Leslieville just got a whole lot tastier! Completo is now serving up its unique take on South American fast food at a brand new location in Leslieville. Formerly a Kensington pop-up shop, Completo has found a new home for its delicious sandwiches on Queen East and we are thrilled to have them!


Why Relisting Your Home at a Higher Price is a Bad Idea

11 September 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Bidding wars have become a major part of the Toronto real estate market, but a I’ve recently noticed a new trend popping up that looks to circumvent the process. Many sellers are no longer waiting for other offers after their designated offer night passes, but instead are pulling their homes from the market and relisting for a higher price.


Neighbourhood Treasure: Pai

08 September 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Adventurous fans of Thai food will love this new King West restaurant! Pai, the newest venture from Thai food masters Jeff and Nuit Regular, is now bringing the unique cuisine of Thailand’s northern-most region to Toronto. The restaurant itself is styled after a real village in Northern Thailand, which was a hotspot for backpackers, and evokes the feel of a bustling Thai market.


Making a Smart Investment in Toronto Real Estate

04 September 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Many experts are saying that Toronto has one of the best real estate markets out there. Besides being the condo capital of North America with low interest rates and a massive influx of international capital, Toronto is one of the strongest markets in Canada. After making it through the recession securely, Toronto has also proven its resilience in the face of doubts.


Neighbourhood Treasure: Pilot Coffee Roasters

01 September 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

By combining a roastery, lab, tasting bar, and distribution centre, owners Andy and Jessie Wilkins have created a beautiful space that showcases their dedication to coffee. Whether you’re an innovative barista with a thirst for knowledge or a caffeine connoisseur with an espresso craving, you’ll get what you’re looking for in this converted Riverside warehouse.