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May Krazy Kontest Winner 0

Congrats Fredericka Wilkinson-Wai you are this months winner. Have fun at the spa!

Toronto Real Estate Newsletter May 2017 0

Howdy & Happy May 2-4 Weekend! I hope everyone had a lovely Mother’s Day celebration last weekend. There are definitely benefits to social media – it was amazing to see all the tributes and warm feelings out there for all our beloved Moms.

From Clients to Family with The JKT 0

“We love our neighbourhood, love our house, love our area. We love the fact that Julie Kinnear and her whole team still stay in touch and are involved with our family and other families around.”

Mystery Listing Coming Soon! 0

Incredible Lakefront property!

Vintage Furniture Stores in Toronto: Bungalow 0

“From the beginning, we were pretty much the first vintage store to have a kind of really clean aesthetic and keep everything very organized”

Find what is great for you – no pressure! 0

The thing that I remember most, that was the best for us, was that we looked for a long time and there was no pressure. Everyone waited until we found what was great for us. And we’d never felt forced into anything or having to bid on anything.

Blue Jays Client Appreciation Night 2017 0

It was so great to catch up with friends and clients at our night with the Blue Jays!

So You Want To Be A Landlord? Part Two: Buying The Property 0

Purchasing a rental property can be a difficult experience, but educating yourself can save you money and heartache further down the road.

In case you missed it – JKT April News 0

Tips for the estate sale, market report, financial advice from Jessica Moorhouse and our Toronto farmers’ markets guide!

Sakura in Bloom: High Park Covered in Cherry Blossoms 0

Sakura trees reach peak bloom in spring – in this time, Toronto’s High Park attracts thousands of people to admire their beauty.

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.