Fall is Coming!

September is an interesting month! The children go back to school, the weather gets cooler and the Toronto real estate market heats up! The freehold market is up an astonishing 174% in new listings compared to the last 2 weeks. We are in for a wild few weeks. I’m seeing bidding wars, properties selling in

A Parent’s Plea

Neither one was my kid…..But either one of them could have been. Nobody is immune. We are facing a mental health crisis….or rather we aren’t facing our current mental health crisis. We are turning our backs. We are pretending it’s a gun problem…or we are pretending it’s because they weren’t raised properly. NONE OF US

BitterSweet

“It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love.” Gabriel Garcia Marquez Bittersweet. The wonderful and the terrible. This month, we lost someone who was inexorably and forever tied to me. It is heartbreaking. There are no words for grief, because you run out of words. Words

Is it the Fall of Rome ?

Is it the fall of Rome ? December of 2017, in bone chilling cold I was fumbling with my phone wandering around outside the fence of a condo building downtown. I was looking for a condo for an investor client of mine. This client wanted to get into the market before January 1st when the

A delightful client…

My client bought the most delightful home. Luxury and convenience at every turn. Bought and paid for….. I couldn’t be happier for you….Eat, drink, play and sleep well here !  

A nightmare of unbelievable proportions

I have a friend… A sentence every good story should start with. A friend living in the penumbra of a renovation project. My friend lives in a semi detached house in Toronto. About a year ago a builder bought the semi detached house on the other side. CUE HELL. The old saying everything that could

You can’t take it with you

It came to me as I walked down the street to my open house last week. I have spent a lot of the last 6 years working pretty hard to build my business as an agent in this real estate world. Did you know there are about 70,000 agents in the GTA now ? That’s

Condo? House? Our changing needs and desires

The more I sell real estate in our delightful city of Toronto the more changes I see in what people want to live in….What their needs are….What their busy lives are demanding. Yes…We still want a piece of the pie but we work hard and play hard and we often have less time for maintenance.

23 Fernside sold!

Bayview and Sheppard, elite and upscale. This sprawling 4 bedroom home graces the end of a cul-de-sac….all private and quiet and yet only a 2 minute drive from Bayview Village. The back yard is a delight, all tree covered and dotted with flagstone and a fountain. Light Light light !!!!! This is the house of