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August Krazy Kontest is over and here is the name of the winner! Congratulations!

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Here are the photo from our first and definitely not the last JKT Inukshuk Club Picnic! We met on August 18th in High Park and we had a blast!! See for yourself!

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Penny and Phillip: A Happy Buy/Sell Experience 0

Penny and Phillip sold their downtown condo and bought a great detached home near Danforth and Woodbine. An easy, seamless process!

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Alex and Sean – Two Very Happy Clients! 0

Alex and Sean were so happy with amazing house they bought, and the 10 offers they received on the condo they sold. A win/win!

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Priya and Ram Loved Working With Julie and the Team 0

Priya and Ram searched thoroughly for a realtor that would help them with selling their house. They picked Julie and as they said, they loved working with her!

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July 2016: Is the Market Growth Slowing Down? 0

The Toronto real estate market has behaved as expected in July, but the rapid growth we were experiencing last years might start slowing down.

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Game of Cones: Latest Additions to Toronto’s Ice Cream Scene 0

Summer heatwaves scream for ice cream. While Toronto already had a fair selection of variations on the theme of frozen dairy dessert, that hasn’t stopped three more from showing up this year: Arctic Bites, Fugo & La Diperie.

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Patty was Referred and Now is a Huge Fan of the JKT! 0

Patty bought in the east end of Toronto and instantly became a big fan of The Julie Kinnear Team. Thanks Patty for your enthusiasm!

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Spacious Victorian in Dufferin Grove draws bidding war 0

Mid-April, a house hunter attempted to buy this semi-detached, three-storey Victorian before the open house, but their pre-emptive offer was quickly challenged and defeated by several other bidders.

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Best Places to Buy Exotic Teas in Toronto 0

In Canada, we drink almost 10 billion cups of tea per year, and that figure is expected to rise 40 per cent by 2020.

Real Estate Lessons in Movies

Real Estate Lessons in Movies: Step Brothers (2008)

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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.

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Real Estate Lessons in Movies: Too Big To Fail (2011) 0

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.

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Real Estate Lessons in Movies: The Amityville Horror (1979) 1

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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!

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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.