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February Krazy Kontest Winner 0

Congrats Ruth Clark you are this months winner!

Oscars 2017 Predictions from JKT + Contest! 0

Read JKT’s predictions for Oscars winners, pick your favourites and win a special prize!

How long does it take to find your dream home? 0

We called the agency and got in contact with Holly and for one year we went around looking at open houses because we were not sure, back and forth, and finally, we decided to buy a house!

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10 Things Toronto’s First Time Home Buyers Need to Know 0

Finding and purchasing your first home can be a lot of fun, and quite rewarding with the right know-how and attitude.

Mystery Listing Coming Soon! 0

Mystery Listing Coming Soon!

First Time Home Buyers? Ask us for help! 0

We met with Holly and she was great, especially for the first time home buyers. I mean, we sort of didn’t know the ins and outs of buying our first home and they were very helpful and provided us with all the information we needed to get started and know what we were looking for.

January 2017 Toronto Market Report: Serious Supply Problem 0

As we move through 2017, we expect the demand for ownership housing to remain strong, including demand from first-time buyers.

Vintage Furniture Stores: Jacaranda Tree & Co 0

“We carry literally everything from cards to beautiful rugs, chandeliers and clothing. Just very specific, for the season.”

Find out why Paul really believes in the JKT after selling his home in the Junction 0

When things don’t go as well as they should and your real estate agent is behind you all the way? Julie’s done that for us. And she’s turned me not only into a happy customer, but into an evangelical customer.

Julie Kinnear: Come up with an idea and make sure it is repeatable 0

In his most recent podcast, Glenn McQueenie talked with Julie about her dream team, referral client base and hustling her way up the real estate business ladder.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.