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CELEBRATE CANADIAN COOL!

September 25th, 2017

I’m excited and honoured that the work of my father, Lou Myles is being featured in the retrospective exhibit entitled…  THEN, NOW, NEXT Celebrating 150 years of Canada’s contribution to the world of fashion  Please be sure to check it out ! September 13 – November 10 Yorkville Village (Formerly Hazelton Lanes)  #yorkvillevillage #loumyles #mode150 #canadianstyle #madeincanada #canadianfashion #bobbyorr […]

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 maintain it’s […]

Short Term Gain or Long Term Pain? Will the New Rules Really Cool the Market in the Long Run?

June 01st, 2017

It’s been over a month now since the Provincial Ministry of Finance introduced their 16 Point Fair Housing Plan designed to cool the real estate frenzy which has gripped Toronto and the entire Golden Horseshoe over these past few months. The craziness prevailed through April as the average price in the GTA soared upwards of […]

Think Toronto Has An Oversupply of Condos? Think Again!

February 05th, 2017

  That stats are in! During the 4th Quarter of 2016, Condo sales were up by 22.3% year over year. New listings during the same time frame were down by 13.4%.  Average prices during this time frame increased by almost 15% year over year. By now, you know how it works right? When listings are […]

The State Of Toronto Real Estate – Shortage of Listings Fuels Ravenous Demand

January 24th, 2017

The Toronto Real Estate Market will continue to sizzle through 2017 despite mortgage “safety tests” meant to cool the market, despite mortgage rate hikes, despite talk of prices being unsustainable and despite naysayers forecasting a slowdown…how long have they been saying that? According to the Toronto Real Estate board, the GTA had a record year […]

So You Want To Move to Canada Eh?

November 16th, 2016

      Since the election of Donald Trump, the Canadian Immigration site has repeatedly been crashing with traffic from the US.  Want to venture north? Here are a few ways you might be able to do it.  1) Come in on a Student Visa, study at post secondary institution and eventually apply for citizenship.  2) Come […]

Toronto and Vancouver Don’t Even Try to Compare These Two Housing Markets

July 29th, 2016

Vibrant and bustling Toronto vs. gloriously gorgeous Vancouver have on some level always been in competition with one another. Have you noticed? There’s the ever present east/west thing going on divided by grand mountains, four thousand plus kilometres and mindsets as different as night and day – laid back athletic vs. multicultural diversity with a […]

What If Lofty Toronto and Vancouver Housing Markets Just Won’t Stop?

June 21st, 2016

The Canadian economy can be likened to a three legged stool supported by the following sectors: resources, manufacturing and housing. With sagging oil prices and a weak dollar, the latter a benefit for exports, it’s truly been the housing market carrying the weight of the others. We all know that the Canadian housing market is regional to say […]

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 […]

Those Dreaded Toronto Summer Road Closures

May 26th, 2016

Nothing like cruising around with the top down enjoying the summer sunshine right? Hmm not when you encounter a road closure you didn’t anticipate. To help you out, I’ve created a list of some of Toronto’s planned summer road closures. Gardiner Expressway lane closures from Jamieson to Spadina till end July Bayview Ave – River […]

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