Toronto Neighbourhood Stats for September

Here is my latest Market Watch. There were 6,379 sales through MLS in the GTA in September – down by 35% compared to September 2016. Sales for September in the GTA were up on a year-over-year basis by 2.6% to $775,546 while new listings were up by 9.4%. On average, detached homes in the city […]

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Lawrence Park Love Affair: 65 Glengowan Road

Amazing price and fantastic opportunity in the heart of Lawrence Park, on one of the best streets in the neighbourhood. It is a beautifully treed, lovely big 60 x 135 foot lot, with a south facing private backyard and surrounded by the nicest neighbours. A fabulous opportunity to get into the area! Come take a […]

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This Bubble is Dead

Fall is already starting to heat up and it feels like things are already getting back to normal. There are homes coming on the market already and many properties are still selling quickly for around asking. Gone are the days when they were priced low for a bidding war. There seem to be two groups […]

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Cottage Country: 1023 Heather Lodge Road

As the cottage season comes to a close, I’ve saved the grandest for last. This beauty is exquisitely crafted and perfectly located on Muskoka Lake. It features 4+ bedrooms as well as a triple boathouse with another bedroom that is a gorgeous cottage all on it’s own. No expense or attention to detail has been […]

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Toronto Neighbourhood Stats for July

Here is my latest Market Watch. Psychology definitely took it’s toll with 5,921 sales through MLS in the GTA in July – down by 40.4% compared to July 2016. Sales for July in the GTA were still up on a year-over-year basis by 5% to $746,218 while new listings were up by 5.1%. On average, […]

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Rustic Cottage Style

I’ve been lucky enough to visit some wonderful cottages this year. I’ve been dreaming and saving for one of our very own. Even though the sleek modern ones are gorgeous, my heart secretly years for someplace rustic and cozy. Here are some gorgeous images to get you thinking about what you’d like. There are still […]

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Upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Night

KimHomes News comes out just once a month. It links you to all sorts of information: real estate news and stats for your neighbourhood, new listings, decorating ideas, neighbourhood hot spots, tips on buy and selling your home, even just fun crafts and recipes. To thank you for reading, you’ll also receive occasional offers of […]

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Toronto’s Best High Schools

My daughter starts high school one month from tomorrow. How did that happen? One moment she was a sweet baby in my arms, now suddenly she is as tall as I am. I have a client this week moving to Canada asking about the best high schools in the city. Here is the complete list […]

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Out and About in Toronto: Lawrence Park School

One of the kindest corners in North Toronto is the Lawrence Park School. It is a half day preschool with enriched toddler, preschool, kindergarten, and summer programs for children ages 18 months to 6 years. Working as a Realtor, I didn’t need my son at a full day nursery school but I knew I still […]

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Mortgage Rate Hike

Now, what?! Just as we think we’ve got things figured out in Toronto, the government throws something new at us. Last Wednesday’s mortgage rate increase of .25% has got the media all in a tizzy, again. Royal LePage released it’s second quarter House Price Survey at the same time so I’ll summarize some of those […]

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