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    Toronto Real Estate Newsletter March 2017 0

    The big talk of the town these days continues to be the immense selling prices on some of the properties sold recently. City of Toronto is definitely setting new records… AGAIN. It sounds a bit like a broken record saying that though, don’t you think? People have been wondering if it will continue for YEARS now.

    Find the spirit of a home that matches your own! 0

    It is a dramatic and stunning change and at the same time, I have the spirit of the home that I always wanted. The spirit of the neighbourhood and that I know is what The Julie Kinnear Team and Jen are really good at, is finding the spirit of a home to match their clients.

    Top 5 Spring & Summer Sports Camps for Kids in Toronto 0

    Whether you’re already thinking about August, or if you’re looking for some fantastic ways to get your kids a last minute spot in March Break camps – here are the best spring & summer sports camps in Toronto!

    Buying with The JKT = Easy Process in Crazy Competitive Market 0

    It was absolutely awesome! We are first time home buyers, we’ve lived in the city for a long, long time, but have always owned a condo so we’re ready to take that step up to an actual house.

    Mystery Listing Coming Soon! 0

    Mystery Listing Coming Soon!

    Mystery Listing Coming Soon! 0

    Mystery Listing! We have a special property coming out next week!

    Home made just for you – try our Buyer Profile! 0

    Happy Clients Ellen and Leslie have been selling and buying condos with the JKT since 2006! Fill in our Buyer Profile Form and you can too find a house made just for you!

    February 2017 Toronto Market Report: Heavy Demand From Buyers 0

    Until we see a marked increase in the number of homes available for sale, expect very strong annual rates of price growth to continue

    Toronto Farmers’ Markets: Winter Market at Montgomery’s Inn 0

    Try Toronto organic produce and have a tour through Etobicoke history – visit Winter Market at Montgomery’s Inn!

    When the first home you see checks all of your must-haves 0

    It’s pretty much perfect. It’s a house you can grow in, too. You know, we’re expecting a little baby – our first! – to fill one of the five rooms, which is pretty awesome. And it’s the best location!

    Real Estate Lessons in Movies

    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: Step Brothers (2008)

    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: Step Brothers (2008) 1

    What did we learn about real estate in Step Brothers? A lot can go wrong when selling a home; bad neighbours, angry tenants and poor presentation can put a sour taste in the mouth of prospective buyers.


    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: Too Big To Fail (2011) 1

    Based on Andrew Ross Sorkin’s book of the same name, “Too Big To Fail” follows the efforts of Paulson and his cohorts to stave off economic disaster through the summer and fall of 2008.


    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: The Amityville Horror (1979) 2

    There may be no movie more suitable for Real Estate Lessons than Amityville Horror, a classic horror starring a grizzly James Brolin and Margot Kidder, directed by Stuart Rosenberg.


    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: Neighbors (2014) 0

    The most important and realistic lesson to take from this film is to ultimately treat others how you would like to be treated, which includes being polite and respectful to your neighbours.


    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: The Big Short (2015) 5

    Adam McKay manages to take a difficult concept in The Big Short and boil it down into language that is easy to understand and follow.


    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: The Burbs (1989) 4

    Despite multiple lapses in real-estate related judgment, The ‘Burbs certainly withstands the test of time with its various characters, most of which the audience can relate to in some degree.


    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: The War of the Roses (1989) 3

    Watching this film for the second time, 25 years later, I am more convinced than before that labelling it a comedy was a colossal mistake; I laughed once. It is not funny.


    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) 3

    Surprisingly, quite a few useful real-estate tips flow fairly naturally from The Force Awakens. Yes, you read that correctly. What is galactic conquest if not a large-scale land ownership dispute?


    Movies Shot in Toronto: Total Recall (2012) 0

    The remake of Total Recall might be called a total waste of time by some, but it was shot on in University of Toronto, so we took a closer look. Here’s how it looks like on screen and in reality!


    Real Estate Lessons in Movies: Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) 0

    The third installment in Richard Donner’s 1992 buddy cop dramedy gets right back to the signature antics and quick back-and-forth dialogue the Lethal Weapon franchise is known for, with some real estate lessons as a bonus.