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Can Yorkville Age Gracefully?

September 01st, 2017

From a c1880’s Victorian Village to a Rockin Psychedelic 60’s Mecca to a Decadent “Me-Focused” 80’s Fishbowl, Yorkville has been a unique neighbourhood in Toronto that continues to attract all types of characters. Mesmerizing the city for almost 140 years it continues to change and is sure to interest and excite generations to come.  But can Yorkville can maintain […]

Kimmé in the Media – Globe and Mail – August 25, 2017

August 28th, 2017

    DONE DEALS  Toronto penthouse listed in spring gains $86,000 markup Sydnia Yu  Special to The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2017  LISTING 480 Oriole Parkway, No. 305, Toronto ASKING PRICE $399,000 SELLING PRICE $485,000 TAXES $2,167 (2016) DAYS ON THE MARKET Seven   LISTING AGENT Kimmé Myles, Royal LePage Real Estate […]

Six things to look for during an open house

February 28th, 2017

If you’re on the hunt for a new home, that may involve visiting one, two, or half a dozen open houses. Some choose to visit open houses even if they are not ready to buy just so they have an idea of what the market has to offer when the time to purchase does come […]

Problematic housing market conditions continue: CMHC reports

February 28th, 2017

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is reporting strong overall evidence of problematic housing market conditions nationally for the second consecutive quarter due to overvaluation and price acceleration in Canada’s housing markets. This assessment largely accounts for market conditions in Vancouver and Toronto where strong price growth has been spreading to neighbouring centres such as […]

Happy 150th Birthday Canada !! You’re Sure Looking Good :-)

January 24th, 2017

Happy 150th Birthday! Canada This year there will be celebrations all across our Great Land marking the 150th Anniversary of Confederation From local and community events to national celebrations Let’s get involved and celebrate who we are We have a lot to be proud of Canada! I’ll be keeping you updated throughout the year on […]

Get Your OWN Agent!

November 16th, 2016

The recently aired  CBC Marketplace show entitled “How Some Agents Break The Rules” highlights the perils of buying a home through the listing agent particularly in multiple offer situations.  It’s worth watching if you haven’t seen it. Here are just a few reasons why you need to get your own agent. 1) You won’t save any money by working directly through the […]

What the new mortgage regulations mean for buyers

November 07th, 2016

What’s been described during the past few weeks as a ‘sledgehammer crackdown’ on the Canadian housing market, the new mortgage regulations, some of which came into effect last month, are aimed at strengthening the country’s housing finance system ‘to help protect the long-term financial security of borrowers’ and ‘to improve tax fairness for Canadian homeowners’. […]

What’s hot in kitchen design?

October 25th, 2016

Home design, much like fashion, is constantly evolving. Granite, just five or six years ago considered the epitome of luxury kitchen design, is now out of favour and quartz is the new standard of excellence. If you have a major kitchen renovation in your future or just like to keep up to date on kitchen […]

Protect Your Home From Water Damage

September 30th, 2016

When water damage strikes, the wreckage can be as fast as lightning, as destructive as a windstorm and as costly as your last reno job. But there are measures homeowners can take to protect their properties. Here’s how: Protect Your Home – In the event of a flood or sewer back-up, there’s no peace of […]

5 Up and Coming Toronto Events – You Won’t Want To Miss!

June 19th, 2016

  Open Roof Festival This outdoor film and music festival will run on each consecutive Wednesday evening from June 22nd through August 24th.  Come sundown, catch a band followed by a flick for only $15! 99 Sudbury St. at Lisgar. http://openrooffestival.com Toronto Jazz Festival At various locales around the city from June 24-July 3rd, Toronto plays […]

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