Toronto Neighbourhood Stats for December

Here is my latest Market Watch. There were 92,394 sales through MLS in all of 2017. This total was down 18.3% compared to record-breaking 2016. The average selling price for 2017 as a whole was $822,681, up 12.7% compared to 2016. In December, there were 4,930 sales through MLS in the GTA – down by 7.1% […]

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Spring Character Party

A friend of mine (Tricia Madill at triciaatpuremagicvacations.ca) photographer Christine Reyes Boyer, and I are hosting a “Welcome Spring” Character Party in the Lawrence Park neighbourhood in Toronto. There will be a Disney princess and Star Wars character, a photo shoot, a lovely tea party with allergy-friendly treats, and a goody bag. As you know, I […]

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2018 Style Predictions

This year will be about using what you have. Taking pieces you love and using them in new ways. So many of us are so blessed, this year is about cherishing those things and finding ways of giving back to our communities. As I look through ideas for up-and-coming style I am reminded of my […]

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Toronto Winter Holiday Events

I can’t believe Christmas is only seven days away! The kids are off for two whole weeks, happily, there are so many wonderful, fun things to do with the family this season!

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Royal LePage Market Survey Forecast

Okay, so it is not always the most exciting of reports but the Royal LePage Market Survey Forecast, released last week, is really helpful information for anyone considering a change in their living arrangements in the next 12 months.  Their data suggesting an increase in Canadian home prices of only 4.9% by the end of 2018 to $661,919, increases contained thanks […]

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Toronto Neighbourhood Stats for November

Here is my latest Market Watch. There were 7,374 sales through MLS in the GTA in November – down by 13.3% compared to November 2016. Sales for November in the GTA were down on a year-over-year basis by 2.0% to $761,757 while new listings were up by 37.2%. On average, detached homes in the city […]

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Pantone 2018 Colour of the Year: Ultra Violet

Oh, I just love the day they announce the new Pantone Colour of the Year! For 2018 it is Ultra Violet. The Pantone website describes it as: A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future. “We are living in a […]

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Happy Hanukkah!

Best wishes for a holiday full of light and love! Here are some decor, craft and recipe ideas for a wonderful eight nights!

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Wonderful Wanless: 130 Wanless Ave.

Come see this gorgeous newly-built contemporary custom home in the lovely family neighbourhood of Wanless Park. The main floor is a beautiful open concept plan with a stunning kitchen and a family room with a fireplace and a walk out to the garden. There are fantastic finishes, nine-foot ceilings and hardwood and marble throughout. Upstairs there […]

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Toronto Outdoor Rinks are Open!

Woo hoo! It’s time, so grab your skates! Toronto 52 outdoor rinks are opening! Many begin today but please call to check, some may not be running yet due to ice conditions despite opening dates. Hours are usually 9am to 10pm, seven days a week but please check ahead. Check below to find your local […]

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