Got gently used men's, women's, and children's, shoes? Bring 'em on. We are supporting the 21st Annual Ron White Shoe Drive. We'd Love Your Support! We are delighted to announce our second year of support for the 21st Annual Ron White Shoe Drive, running now through February 12th. WHAT? We are collecting new or gently used women's, men's, and children's shoes that will be cleaned and distributed to various GTA charities to people in need. Charities include: CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Trillium Gifts of Light SuitsMeFine program New Circles GLOW clothing program Halton Women's Place, and Dress for Success Toronto. WHEN? NOW through February 12th HOW? Shoes can be dropped off to our . . .
Top 10 tips you may have forgotten to do before your house in Toronto goes up for sale! The last few days before your house in Toronto is officially up for sale can be pretty hectic. Here's some tried and true top tips we've put together to help you get your house ready for buyers and open houses! 1) Toilet seat - Does yours look a bit rough around the edges? If it's wood, looks old, stained, cracked, or really cheap, you probably should replace the toilet seat cover. This is a pretty easy, inexpensive $30 fix and it makes a fresh impact. 2) Valuables & ID - Hide it all! Out of the house is better, in a safety deposit box or somewhere safe. Your money or coins, jewelry, iPads, tablets, laptops, collectibles, and designer . . .
"For me, it's about being able to rest my mind, to curl up and just fall into a story. I love discovering new characters and learning how they resolve the conflict in the story. I especially love the feeling at the end of a good book - it's like having just tasted a fabulous full-bodied glass of favorite Cabernet from Ironstone. It just makes you sigh with contentment," says Rayissa. The Etobicoke Girly Book Club allows Rayissa to combine her zest of reading with a fun girls night out. The chapter meets the last Tuesday of every month except December to read the Girly Book Club book of the month. "One of the fantastic things about this book club in particular is that same book is read by members all over the world, in every chapter, . . .
Have you noticed some of your friends and family starting to make different lifestyle choices? Like moving further out of the city to have a bigger house, larger lot, better schools, bunnies in the backyard? We have, too. And we are featuring just such a find with a house for sale with an easier commute time than from Ajax or Pickering or Milton or Oakville. Welcome to 17 Bishop Court. 17 Bishop Court is located in the hamlet of Glen Williams in Halton Hills. 5 minutes to the GO train in Georgetown with a 60 minute commute to downtown Toronto. Or drive yourself in less than an hour. Spacious custom bungalow built by Charleston Homes in 2001 with an open floor plan and a true eat-in kitchen. Featuring large airy rooms, tall . . .
Designed by Mike Nevin, this superb downtown condo is centrally located, vibrant, and waiting for you! 320 Richmond Street East, Suite 517. The Modern. Looking for great downtown living? The Modern building is superb - great location, walking distance to work, restaurants, shops, TTC, bike paths, Distillery, Financial District, St. Lawrence Market, Gardiner, and so much more. Perfect size for a single or couple, this is a great condo for a first time home buyer or someone looking to have a condo in the city as a getaway. You'll love the building and it even has guest suites, visitor parking, rooftop terrace, outdoor cold and hot plunge pools, and more. Click here for the virtual tour. Would you like to view this . . .
SOLD! 7 Carlton St, Suite 1812. The Ellington featuring The Bluenote Suite: There is a large majority of buyers in Toronto right this second, who are qualified up to $650,000 or $700,000 and cannot find a detached or semi-detached home that suits their needs. And they don't want to move to the suburbs. So, what's the answer? A fabulous, spacious condo, of course! Even for those of you who've said "no way" to condos, now is a great time rethink that. Let me show you why.... Suite 1812 in The Ellington is in the heart of downtown at the southeast corner of Yonge and Carlton Streets. The entrance to the building is in a courtyard, just off of Carlton Street. You or your guests drive through a beautiful stone archway to pull . . .
Some people are beginning to think this market is only benefiting the seller, not the buyer. NOT TRUE! We've identified the best possible seller/buyer combination in the current market. And surprise, it just might be you! Toronto West (Etobicoke): For illustration purposes, our reference points are the neighbourhoods in Toronto West, including Etobicoke, Mimico, Sunnylea, New Toronto, and the areas around Islington (south of Bloor), and around Scarlett Road. Bungalows Galore! In this area, there are bungalows everywhere you turn. In the US, these would be called a ranch. They are a one-storey home, typically with a kitchen, living room, dining room, bathroom, two or three bedrooms, and a finished basement. There may or may not . . .
Top 10 Tips for a Great Open House Experience in Toronto - as a Buyer... Here are some good tips for Buyers to get the most out of your Open House experience in Toronto... Do it yourself, map it out! Prior to leaving, map out where you are going, so you maximize your Open House in Toronto window. Most open houses in Toronto are held Saturday and Sunday between 2-4pm. A few agents begin at 1:00 pm or stay as late as 5:00 pm, but generally the window is 2-4 pm. Ask your real estate salesperson for a list of area Open Houses PLUS property information. Don't waste your time stopping to view houses on Open House in Toronto that are NOT what you are looking for. Ask your agent to give you a list of qualified houses for you . . .
Home Buyers Guide: Getting Ready to Buy a House in Toronto Try this Home Buyers Guide for some tips on your home buying experience. To begin, there are lots of different types of home buyers out there. First-Time Home Buyers: With housing prices higher thus higher deposits, many people buying for the first time are in their 30s and 40s Back-in-the-Market Home Buyers: Those that bought 10+ years ago and now want to sell, the market has changed since then Trading-Up Buyers: You’ve made money on your house and are on to bigger and better. Got-a-Raise Home Buyers: Moving because they got a new job, higher pay, woo hoo! Upsizing Home Buyers: Your family has grown with kids, dogs, the cat and you need more room Downsizing . . .
Buying or selling a home is an exciting opportunity for some people, and for others, it can be a stressful time. It’s likely that some of you may have even regretted a past experiences with some Toronto real estate agents. We believe that responsible realtors should make an effort to minimize that stress and bring confidence, expertise, and even a little excitement to one of the largest purchases in your life, your new home in Toronto! Choosing a realtor should be about the best fit for you. You and your realtor should fit as well as peanut butter and jelly, Beyonce and Jay Z, Liberace and sequins. You should have full confidence in your Toronto realtor and their experience as well as feel 100% comfortable working with that person or . . .