If you are hoping to make a greener lifestyle part of the plan for the New Year, here are some fun ways to achieve your goals.
In the past few weeks there have been a few updates announced regarding the new Land Transfer Tax. How will these affect home buyers? Read on!
If you are thinking about buying a house, now is a good time. If you buy before December 31st, you will save thousands in tax money!
The government is giving all first-time homebuyers a break on land transfer tax by proposing to expand the Land Transfer Tax Refund Program.
A few simple precautions and regularly check is all you need to not worry about all the electric Christmas decorations. Check out our tips!
This article will guide you through most important events, people and trends that have shaped the history of the wonderful city of Toronto.
Tips on how to change the appearance of our homes a little bit and create a lovely atmosphere that will make the holidays memorable.
This three-bedroom, two-storey brick house just south of Dundas Street certainly fits the bill for a growing family with young children.
The West End's Junction neighbourhood has become a gold mine for cute, affordable houses in vibrant but often overlooked commercial areas.
Sunday November 11 is Remembrance Day - a time to consider the sacrifices made by those who are willing to serve our country.
Don't miss this amazing production of Our Lady of 121st Street, presented by the incredibly talented Column 13.
Tuesday November 20 is the deadline for free eavestrough downspout disconnection service!
The proposed new municipal land transfer tax is now THE LAW as of February 1, 2008. Find out how this new law affects YOU when buying your home!
You don't have to be a football fan or an American to love this inspiring story - We Are Marshall review.
Pamela Tamblyn is the lucky winner of the September Kontest= and is very excited about shopping at Williams Sonoma.
What is known about the natural, complementary and alternative therapies, and their potential role in the prevention and management of cancer?
We're offering you the chance to win a $25 gift certificate to WILLIAMS SONOMA. Just answer the following question for your chance to win!
This one-bedroom loft was a hot commodity with its convenient downtown address in Kensington Market and rare two-storey plan.
87 Durie St. Given that this bungalow is a good candidate for renovation, you wouldn't expect it to sell at a premium of $90,100.
Find out how and when to change the filter in your furnace for optimum efficiency and lowering your heating bills.
This month Kongratulations go to Caroline Evans, winner of the $20 iTunes gift card! Enjoy those songs!
You can deduct eligible moving expenses from employment or self-employment incometaxes! Find out how with out how with the Canada Revenue Agency.
If you're teaching your teens & tweens the value of being honest upstanding citizens, let us help you with our Krazy Back to Skool Kontest.
Only 9 days left until the TIFF! Here's a summary of some important dates, info, and which stars are going to be there!
This semi-detached Victorian sparked a bidding war, and finally sold for $146,000 more than the asking price.
This modernized 1,200-square-foot detached, two-storey house located in the Kingston Road-Woodbine Avenue area was a great deal.
Imagine spending a whole summer with a perfectly manicured lawn that you never have to cut. No its not astroturf, Its No-Mow Grass!
Environmentally Friendly Appliances - Are they worth the money? Which save the most energy? How can you get the most out of them?
Think emission-free electricity for your home is out of reach? Find out how Bullfrog Power can help you make your home more eco-friendly.
If you have old printer cartridges or any un-opened toiletry products, Royal LePage can help you turn that clutter into something positive!
Lee Khan is the winner of the 2 free passes to the CNE! Have a blast, Lee!
If you're someone who grew up watching the show, or you're looking for a generic summer action movie, Transformers is for you.
The idea of a Simpsons movie has been passed around for nearly 15 years, is the final product worth the hype?
Located in one of the oldest sections of the city, among the many Victorian homes, this two-storey, freehold townhouse in Cabbagetown is practically new!
Enter now for your chance to win 2 FREE tickets to the Canadian National Exhibition, held at Exhibition Place from August 17 - September 3, 2007.
This one-bedroom condominium located right downtown has a pleasing design scheme and showed like a model suite.
Kongratulations go to Janet Wocjik, winner of the $25 gift certificate to Baskin Robbins! Enjoy your ice cream Janet!!
62 Lynngrove AveEven selling at $42,000 over the asking price, this 1-1/2-storey, brick bungalow was a relatively affordable entry to the upscale Kingsway area, where most houses are worth more than a million dollars.
We posted some information about the proposed tax hike back in May, but are repeating the call to action because it's so important to you!
When that happens, we can help you be prepared to beat the heat – with a $25 gift certificate to Baskin Robbins!
With a $25 gift certificate to Baskin Robbins! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
Toronto Hydro is offering a financial incentive to homeowners to save electricity! Here are some ways to achieve the 10% usage reduction.
Our currency expert south of the border, Doug Johnson of HIFX, contributed to a lengthy article in the Toronto Sun about our purchasing power.
We're looking for a full time Administrative Assistant to take over Paige's position as she'll be going back to school in the fall.
Steve Rozak is the Kontest Winner! Congratulations Steve, and enjoy your gift card from The Source by Circuit City!
The answer to rising interest rates if you're renewing a mortgage or buying a home is to fight back using every trick in the book.
We're pleased to announce that you now have the chance to see our client, writer and actress Meredith Vuchnich, appear on the silver screen.
This month's prize is a $25 gift card to The Source by Circuit City! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
We raised $800 for the Redwood Shelter, to benefit women & children who have been victims of domestic abuse!
Get discount tickets for this amazing cancer benefit, held at the historic, spectacular Steam Whistle Brewery!
Exhibitors at "A Celebration of Herbs" range from some of Canada's largest health food companies to small growers and cottage industries.
H.O.P.E. Garden, which stands for Healthy Organic Parkdale Edibles and aims to bring fresh organic produce to Parkdale residents.
Continue the tradition of celebrating the anniversary of Cedarvale Park NOT being a Highway - and celebrate the Local Farmers' spring harvest.
145 Sorauren Ave.After being outbid on properties in the High Park and Roncesvalles areas, Julie Kinnear's client acquired this 2 1/2-storey, semi-detached house by offering $35,100 more than the asking price.
Hey Everybody, the lucky winner of May's Krazy Kontenst is Dionne Watson!
Do you have unwanted furnishings that could still help other people? Let someone do the work of picking them up distributing them to worthy charities!
The City of Toronto is considering charging a second land transfer tax, so speak your mind at one of two meetings being held on the subject.
Our clients Dave Ullrich & Helen Hawketts were instrumental in the RISE initiative, bringing solar power systems to neighbourhood homes.
Help Royal LePage raise funds for women's shelters & violence prevention! Just listen to Phil Soper on CHFI today at 1:00 for all the details.
When needing to replace her old toilet at home in Roncesvalles Village, Julie approached her local hardward store Pollock's for a recommendation.
This month’s cool prize is a $25 Starbucks gift card. Enter now for your chance to win!
A unique shopping experience, the biannual Children's Trunk Show has been touring Toronto since 2003.
On Sunday May 6, enjoy an amazing holistic retreat in the city while raising funds for natural health education & research!
A list of the top ten things you can do to save the environment.
How many times have you heard that one person's trash is another person's treasure? It's a familiar saying, and for good reason: it's true!
Interested in building your green lifestyle right in where you live? If condos are for you, you might consider buying a Tridel-constructed unit.
About the Toronto Green Community and annual meeting with Christina Sharma.
The cleanup took place at the Todmorden Mills on Saturday, April 14, 2007, and it was a fabulous event. Thanks for everyone showing up!
The Julie Kinnear Team is back in the Globe and Mail with the sale of a three rental property in Leslieville with a nice premium of $22,000.
If you have any items that you are willing to contribute you may bring them into the office and we will store them until Sale time.
The Green Living Show in Toronto. Greenovations and green celebrities.
This year's healing cuisine event features a lavish dinner, take-home breakfast and lunch, music and educational components.
What better way to show you care about our city than to get together with friends and neighbours to pick up litter in your community?
Kongratulations go to Andrew Grace, WINNER of the $25 Canadian Tire gift card in this month's Krazy Kontest!!!
230 King St. East, No. 412On the fourth floor of a stylish new condominium building, this 700-square-foot suite has everything from a downtown address in the hip Sherbourne and King neighbourhood to modern amenities and finishes!
245 Dalesford Rd., No. 514Julie Kinnear arranges a deal on a 990-square-foot unit located at 245 Dalesford Road.
The eight most economically powerful countries in the world - the "G8" - are responsible for over half of the gasses that cause global warming.
957 St. Clarens Ave.Julie Kinnear is back with a great deal on this semi-detached home at 957 St. Clarens Ave. in the Globe and Mail...
Come join The Julie Kinnear Team at the 8th annual Friends of the Don East Spring Fling to help clean up the Don!
This month one lucky winner will receive a $25 gift card for Canadian Tire, which has everything you need to DIY this spring under one big roof.
Find out what KJ's been up to that might give you ideas on how you can help your own community school.
Come to the Propeller Gallery at 984 Queen St. West for an evening of fresh & funky art - and see our client Jounghwa No's beautiful work!
The Redwood Shelter needs your help. Give abused women & children in our city another chance at safety!
The Globe and Mail ran a large artcile on gay neighbourhoods in Toronto and property values today, featuring your realtor Julie Kinnear.
Do you know the difference between a stud and a joist? Read on to find out more about obtaining permits, getting quotes, and hiring contractors.
Congratulations to Madhu Mohan, winner of Kinnear's Krazy Kontest for March 2007!
Have you made plans for a home renovation but don't know how to get it off the ground? Read on to find out how professional help works to make your project a reality.
Do you remember the days when you got a whole week off every March? A couple decades later, we get to experience it again with our own kids!
Once you get past the killing and swearing, this is a fantastic movie. It's on the edge of your seat action and has a fantastic cast!
Nearly two years ago, we were lucky enough to meet Sarah & Don - a recently married couple who were relocating to Toronto from Edmonton.
It's time for the annual GRAND PRIZE KONTEST!!! We are so excited to offer this month's winner a choice of 3 outstanding prizes!
Oscar Madness is upon us once more! We thought 2006 churned out some great flicks so read on for more info about the big night!
230 King Street East #306The Julie Kinnear Team is back in the Globe and Mail again for a lovely condo at King and Sherbourne at 230 King Street East in the Globe and Mail. Thanks for all your support!
Congratulations to Sharmila Xavier, winner of Kinnear's Krazy Kontest for February 2007! The next Kontest opens March 1st!
Planning a renovation? There is a time for big dreams & ideas, and a time for cold, hard facts.
Please join The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Toronto on Thursday February 22nd for the Big Ski in support of this great organization.
Average prices climbed in January, up five per cent over December and up six per cent over January 2006.
Whether you'll be flying solo or enjoying a romantic day with your special someone, we're happy to offer this month's prize - a $25 Laura Secord gift card!
This month's prize is a $25 Laura Secord's gift card! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
A planning checklist is recommended, wherein all existing components of the house are considered and possible changes to improve deficient areas are thoroughly investigated.
Congratulations to Isabel Killoran, winner of Kinnear's Krazy Kontest for January 2007!
Sell your Toronto home for 5% more than market average in half the time with The Julie Kinnear Team.
Our Toronto neighbourhoods section gives you a visual, comprehensive & fun scoop on TO neighbourhoods, and it's also interactive!
The Julie Kinnear Team January newsletter with all the latest news real estate and chit-chat from the Julie Kinnear Team is hot off the presses.
Are you planning a home improvement project? Check out our article of the week with tips from the experts on the best way to get started!
How to Sell Your Home in Toronto for More distills 20 years of combined experience from one of Canada's top real estate consulting teams.
This month's prize - a $25 Shoppers' Drug Mart gift card, sure to provide satisfaction and help you reach your health & wellness goals!