69 Marchington – sold for $131,000 over asking!

Congratulations to my clients on the sale of this charming Wexford-Maryvale home – and congratulations to the new owners! Nestled on one of the quietest streets in the neighbourhood, 69 Marchington is a fantastic find! This lovely home has a ton of great features. Including; Located in family friendly Wexford-Maryvale on a low traffic street […]

Home Improvement Projects With The Best Return On Investment

Frequently I am asked by clients for insight into the most valuable home renovations in terms of return on investment.  It’s a sensible question – especially if one is considering selling in the near future. Many call me assuming they should consider doing a major overhaul on their bathrooms and kitchens to increase the value […]

May 2023 Real Estate Report: Prices Are Up & Listings Are Down

The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) released their Market Watch report for May 2023 today. The report shows another month of the same trends we saw in April. Namely, lack of supply and increase in prices. On a year-over-year basis new listings were down 18.7% in May and the number of sales were up […]

250 Wellington Suite 1744 -Downtown Toronto Short Term Lease Available Now!

If you’re in the market for a short term rental in downtown Toronto – look no further! Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, suite 1744 at 250 Wellington is available for rent now for the next four months. This lovely suite features: The building amenities include; indoor pool, gym, party room, rooftop deck and […]

April 2023 GTA Home Prices Increase As New Listings Plummet

The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) released their Market Watch Report for April 2023 this week. According to the report, the average selling price for the GTA increased for the third month in a row to $1,153,269. Fueling the increase was a drastic drop in new listings, down 38.3% in April 2023 on year-over-year […]

FHSA: First Home Savings Account

5 things to know about the FHSA Canada’s new tax-free home saving account The tax-free first home savings account (FHSA), Canada’s newest registered savings plan, has officially launched. As of April 1, financial institutions started offering this new savings plan to first time home buyers.  If you plan on using it, here are five things […]

Spring Real Estate Market Off To A Strong Start

TRREB March Market Report 2023 There has been a lot of debate about what is going to happen in the spring real estate market this year. Will prices continue to rebound? Will sellers, who up until now seemed hesitant, start to list their homes? Are buyers willing to continue to compete in a market where […]

Does Home Staging Really Work?

Home staging, the practice of setting up your home to maximize its appeal to buyers, is not a new concept. In the early 1970s Barb Schwarz, who went on to become a legend in the staging industry, decided to switch things up and leave her job in interior designing to start a career in real […]

Downsizing and Declutting Your Home

Downsizing? If you are moving into a smaller space you may have realized by now that you need to pack, organize, throw out, give away or possibly sell some of your possessions. Easy, right? For most it is one of those things that is easier said than done. Actually, for many just the thought of […]

TRREB Market Report February 2023

The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) released their Market Report for February 2023 today. Not surprisingly the report shows that both the number of sales and the average selling price are down compared to February 2022. Certainly, that is the information that you will most likely see in headlines today. However, if you were […]