THE WEST END BREW CRAWL YOU GOTTA TRY If you really want to experience a taste of West End living, you MUST visit the local breweries. Teeming with a growing number of microbreweries and gastro-pubs, the West End is a hotspot for natives and tourists alike. Various West End Breweries are smack dab in [...]
I’ve spent the last decade of my life engulfed in Toronto real estate, specifically investment and pre-construction properties. I know what will and won’t make a good return and let me tell you, it’s about a lot more than just the neighbourhood.
Wrong proportions. From hanging your photos too high, to buying oversized or tiny furniture, if a guest feels like they just walked into a scene from Alice in Wonderland you are doing something wrong. Need a little help? Checkout this guide for hanging pictures by The Property Brothers or this one for proper rug [...]
A few noteworthy points from Premier Wynne’s announcement today on measures to cool the booming Toronto real estate market. Tax and foreign investment. The biggest segment that fuelled the increase in Toronto supply was the Pre-Construction condominium market. Because of higher deposit structures and buildings that take 3-5 years to come to fruition this [...]
We’re officially exhausted by the fear mongering and click bating that has been running rampant in the blogosphere of late. When someone says the real estate market is crashing and tells you its time to get out, here’s ten things you must remember.
An open house is the best opportunity to showcase the best features of your property. You want to create a lasting first impression on potential buyers; one that resonates with them even after they’ve left the property. Here are ten simple tricks to emphasize the character of your space that will also help potential [...]
Marking the start of the Holiday season, Shop The Neighbourhood™ kicks off the busiest shopping period of the year with exclusive savings and deals offered by participating local businesses. Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two shopping holidays which often drive shoppers across the border or online, Shop The Neighbourhood is a reminder [...]
The Drake General Store is a traditional hotel gift shop, a classic general store, a flea market stand, and a museum shop all rolled into one. We love classic and modern goods that fill us with whimsy and nostalgia. We love things that are sensible and things that are not so sensible. We love [...]
Contemporary abstract artist Peter Triantos lives and works in Toronto where his work is featured in four of his galleries. Over the past year, he has opened four Toronto galleries in which to showcase his work, but he describes his roughly 800-square foot Bathurst Street space as “the flagship store.” His connection to the [...]
Husband and wife team Sara Kardan and Jeff Armstrong developed Her Majesty’s Pleasure with an intention to create a new and unique lifestyle concept. Focused on elevating the typical salon and spa visit, Kardan and Armstrong encourage the social aspect of the beauty experience: meeting friends, enjoying cocktails, and celebrating small moments while getting [...]