THE TOP INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS OF 2022


28 Feb | Homeownership

The pandemic has turned our homes into not only a place of rest, but a place of work and socialization. The last two years of our lives have been spent primarily at home, and with this trend continuing in 2022, our interior spaces have been changing to reflect this new lifestyle. Creating a serene space […]

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A STRONG START FOR JANUARY: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


07 Feb | Market Update

Starting off the new year, a total of 5,636 sales were reported through the TRREB MLS System in January 2022, a number that is down 18.2% year-over-year. New listings similarly followed new sales, down 15.5% from January 2021. Although sales were significantly down from the previous year, January 2022 reported the second highest number of […]

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HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT PRIMARY BEDROOM RETREAT


21 Jan | Buying

Your bedroom should be a place of refuge and relaxation. It should be a space void of clutter, and just because it’s not a high-traffic space, doesn’t mean it should be an afterthought. A luxuriously restful bedroom can help you recharge and start your day successfully. Read on for inspiration on the elements every luxury […]

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WRAPPING UP 2021: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


10 Jan | Buying

As 2021 came to a close, TRREBS MLS system reported a new record number of sales to end off the year. 121,712 sales were reported this year, a number that is up 7.7% from the previous high of 113,040 sales that we saw at the end of 2016, and up 28% compared to 2020. Demand […]

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR PIPES FROM FREEZING THIS WINTER


23 Dec | Buying

A burst pipe can cause major damage to your house and belongings and certainly not something you want happening during the holidays! This is a relatively common occurrence during the winter, so understanding how and why it occurs can help you avoid a problem. Let us help! Why Pipes Burst If the water inside pipes […]

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THE BATTLE BETWEEN SUPPLY VS. DEMAND CONTINUES IN NOVEMBER: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


06 Dec | Buying

New all-time highs and records were set this past month. Home sales reached a new record for the month of November and the average selling price also reached a new all-time high. New listings were down substantially compared to last year across all market segments – further highlighting the apparent supply issue within the GTA. […]

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING A WINTER VACATION HOME


23 Nov | Buying

Whether you’re an expert skier or you’re looking for an investment property, there is no question that skiing is a lifestyle. Ski town real estate has unique features, from ski-in, ski-out properties to condos that boast both mountain and city views to secluded mountain estates. If you’re ready to invest in a ski home to […]

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A DEMANDING OCTOBER: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


03 Nov | Buying

Home sales in the GTA have reached the second-highest level on record for the month of October. However, the inventory of homes listed for sale did not keep up with the pace of demand. The number of new listings had dropped by approximately 33% compared to October 2020. Market conditions tightened across all major home […]

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FALL PAINT COLOUR GUIDE


03 Nov | Homeownership

A paint refresh is the easiest way to transform a space without committing to a complete design overhaul. If you’re craving a deeper, more decadent atmosphere, adorning your room with fall hues will create a luxe, seasonal space. Whether you want a deep pecan hue, a rich, burgundy colour, or the gleaming colour of golden […]

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OUR TRADITIONAL ‘FALL MARKET’ IS BACK IN FULL-SWING: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


06 Oct | Buying

As summer swiftly ended -as it does every year- September marked the transition from our slower-paced summer market to the notoriously busier fall market in the GTA. Each year, we tend to see an increase in sales, average selling price and listings after Labour Day, and September 2021 did not disappoint. Sales relative to August […]

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