Neighbourhood Treasure: Fresh Off The Boat

10 November 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Fresh Off The Boat has just opened up its doors at the already bustling intersection of Queen and Spadina. Beneath the restaurant’s cheeky name, the sign out front proudly declares it a Seafood Joint and that’s exactly what you’ll find inside! If you’re looking for a tasty sandwich stuffed with fried seafood then you just found it.


Getting to Know Leslieville

06 November 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Located just East of the Don River, Leslieville is an emerging hotspot that has quickly become one of the best places in Toronto to shop, eat, and raise a family! In this fantastic Queen East neighbourhood, you’ll find tons of things to do and a unique sense of community – Leslieville is famous for its charming small town vibe within convenient reach of Toronto’s downtown core.


Neighbourhood Treasure: Thoroughbred

27 October 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Thoroughbred is a new multi-storey restaurant in King West with a lively atmosphere and a promise to offer a different dining experience on each level.


How To Take Advantage of Toronto Real Estate This Autumn

16 October 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

The Toronto real estate market is proving to remain strong this autumn. Although some predicted that the extraordinary performance of the Toronto market over the summer would result in a fall slowdown, it appears that will not be the case. Low mortgage rates is one of the primary factors behind Toronto’s impressive momentum. It seems that the market will continue on its upward trajectory until there is a significant and prolonged change in mortgage rates. - See more at: http://www.heatherholmes.ca/blog/2014/10/how-to-take-advantage-of-toronto-real-estate-this-autumn/#sthash.16EW3Ld9.dpuf


Neighbourhood Treasure: Linwood Essentials

13 October 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

Linwood Essentials is now open, bringing their creative tapas menu and adventurous selection of drinks to Queen West. This place is sure to become a hotspot with its impressive offerings and refreshing approach. They never take themselves too seriously here – and that’s a good thing.


Buying Local in the Toronto Real Estate Market

03 October 2014
HEATHER HOLMES

The Toronto real estate market is one of the strongest in the country and is responsible for raising home prices nationwide, according to a recent report. Sales are up 8.9% in the city, a powerful increase that shows no signs of slowing down. When combined with Calgary and Vancouver (the other Canadian real estate power houses), the three cities account for 33% of all Canadian home sales.


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!