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DECEMBER KRAZY KONTEST (3)

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This month's winner will receive a $25.00 gift card to Dollarama so you can buy your gift wrap & stocking stuffers!

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Toronto Real Estate Newsletter November 2016 0

It has been a busy Fall market – with many of our clients finding their dream home, moving up or downsizing and continuing with the buying/selling of investment properties. With the sky high rents, there are good options to be had for buying homes/condos with part or all as rental suites.

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East York Neighbourhood Photo Essay 0

Whilst Toronto is often called the city of neighbourhoods, this is especially true in the former East York borough where south of river too there are many neighbourhoods including Broadview North, Todmorden Village, Parkview Hills, Olde East York, Pape Village, Woodbine-Lumsden, Topham Park, and Crescent Town.

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Done Deal: Standout Tarragon Village house finds a buyer 0

At the north end of the Annex, near the Tarragon Theatre, one of the only properties summer shoppers could tour was this detached residence across from Cawthra Playground.

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Vintage Furniture Stores: Mrs. Huizenga 0

Whether you’re decorating your first home or redecorating your space, Mrs. Huzienga is a wonderful local shop in Toronto to visit. The staff is knowledgeable and courteous, and you’re almost guaranteed to find something you adore. Best of all, their pieces are in such high demand that every visit offers new finds for you to discover.

October 2016 Toronto Market Report: Home Sales Up Year-Over-Year 0

It has been a busy Fall market – with many of our clients finding their dream home, moving up or downsizing and continuing with the buying/selling of investment properties.

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New Canadian Mortgage Rules: What You Need to Know 0

In a bid to cool what some worried was an overheated market the Canadian Liberal government recently announced changes to mortgage rules.

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Done Deal: West Toronto house with ‘very downtown’ feel gets five bids 0

It was really well priced because it’s on a busier street, but comparable houses were not detached – usually they were semi-detached – and not as renovated.

Mystery Listing Coming Soon! 0

Mystery Listing Coming Soon!

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Your Dog Sitting Options in Toronto 1

Just like parents interviewing daycares and potential babysitters, finding the right fit for pet care that will suit your family needs can be exhausting and overwhelming.

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) 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.