A question submitted to Buying a House FAQ on 53rd week of 2009.
A question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 52nd week of 2009.
Latest news from TREB reveals November figures for commercial real estate in GTA. Obviously, commercial market results are seriously lacking behind the year 2008
Strong demand generates record increase in sales. GTA Realtors sold 3,079 units during the first two weeks of December, according to TREB.
GTA is not the only real estate market with double digit jump in sale numbers. CREA reported 73% increase in sales across the whole Canada in November.
Congratulations Garrett Maxfield! Happy Holidays and Happy Shopping!!
November stats released by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation showed 25% decline of the annual rate of total housing starts (seasonally adjusted).
Bank of Canada met the expectations and maintains overnight rate target at ¼ also after the December 8. Officials confirmed commitment to hold the rate.
Be transported to southern France with beautiful vintage black & white photography, featuring selections from Toni Harting's Provence Collection.
Year 2009 is slowly coming to an end. The last but one TREB report offers us a brief look at the November 2009 real estate market.
New question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ for 50th week of 2009.
Our fabulously talented client Naomi Clement, will be showing and selling her beautiful work this weekend at the Woodlawn Pottery Show & Sale.
New FAQ submitted to Toronto Condominiums on 49th week of 2009.
21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating!
It's a riveting and inspiring read not just for cycling fans, but anyone who loves to see the underdog triumph.
Its the last Kontest of the year. This months gift card is to Loblaws. Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
It is written in a fable – and a really nice easy read – story like, and enjoyable, rather than some dryer type business books.
Check out our latest and greatest newsletter today! Chit chat and market info! Lots of pics too.
New FAQ submitted to Toronto Condominiums on 48th week of 2009.
To keep your heating system working safely and efficiently, have it serviced regularly by a licensed gas technician or heating contractor.
This updated semi-detached 1,218-square-foot house was the object of desire for many bidders largely based on its location in Leslieville.
It didn't take long for this 1,258 sq ft century-old row house to get snatched up, based on its location on a desirable street in Seaton Village.
Kongrats to Jessica Grant who won a gift certificate to Chapters / Indigo books. Thanks to all that entered - check back again Dec 1/09.
Real estate prices are climbing up again in GTA.
The main issue on the upcoming Denmark conference will be the reevaluation of CO2 emission limits and emission trade.
New question submitted to Toronto Homeowner FAQ on 45th week of 2009.
This year we decided to have a Pumpkin Patch and spent the afternoon giving out pumpkins to our clients as a Thank you for the support!
You're invited to a Contemporary Photo Show of my very talented client, Gary Cwitco. You would regret missing it!
Black mold: it is time to get rid of it!
This months Kontest prize is a gift card to Chapters-Indigo. Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
In the Spring Jen Palacios on our team had the opportunity to travel to Northern Quebec to assist with IFAW's Northern Dog Programs.
I first read this book many years ago when I first got into business in 1992. Since then many of the important points have stayed with me.
With the latest data from house Price survey, Royal LePage short analysis shows Canadian real estate market is recovering, but not booming.
Kongrats to Joel Magnan for winning an Esso Gas card.
It's a perfect time to sell. Come and see why.
Having trouble dealing with yard waste? Worry no more: out second issue of Toronto Homeowners Guide is on it's way to save you.
September result for GTA real estate market - average prices, sales numbers and MLS listings flow.
Homes throughout the Greater Toronto Area are worth more than they have been in decades, even as experts warn another crash might be on the horizon.
A report from C.D.Howe Institute suggests real estate donations are the next natural step in improving federal tax exemption policies in Canada.
The new law will make it illegal for drivers to talk, text, type, dial, or email using hand-held cell phones and other hand-held devices
Why not learn about and take advantage of Enbridge's New Solar Water Heater Savings Program.
Its October! This month's Krazy Kontest prize is an Esso Gas card. Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
Check out Amy's amazing blog - that sets the bar to all bloggers out there - Wow.
New questions submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 40th week of 2009.
This book cannot be digested in just one reading. You will appreciate re-visiting this book and use it as a reference throughout your life.
Canadian real estate industry professionals are confident, believing in market sustainability, emerged from recent Royal LePage survey.
Activity on the beginning of autumn resale housing market in Toronto remains solid, according to report from TREB
Human Train sends a message to Premier McGuinty that he must stop running hundreds of polluting diesel trains a day through our neighbourhoods.
Read our latest September 2009 Newsletter - Kinnear's Komments.
On September 30, 2009, The Second Cup wants to "Pay It Backward". It's a random act of kindness that will help alot of children!
This detached, two-storey house sold quickly mainly based on the wealth of nearby urban conveniences and natural surroundings.
Congratulations to JAN CREELMAN! Sit and enjoy your gift certificate to Starbucks!
This 2-1/2-storey Victorian in South Riverdale presented a good balance of traditional and contemporary elements.
A question submitted to Buying a House FAQ on 37th week of 2009.
Hannah chose not have her hair cut in 1 1/2 years, and will have 15" of her hair cut off to donate to kids with cancer at her Terry Fox Assembly.
Like every month, Toronto real estate board report sums up the most important data from the local market. August 2009 brings again some interesting conclusions.
How do deal with carpenter, black and red ants. Don't let the ants damage the infrastructure of your house. Get rid of them now.
The feature film comedy 'Year of the Carnivore', which he edited for director Sook-Yin Lee, will have its world premiere at TIFF '09.
This months Krazy Kontest gift card is to Starbucks! Don't forget to enter each month for a better chance for the grand prize Kontest in March!
Global Property Guide experts still warn of rushing into the US market and suggest Canada as a more viable option
The Real estate market in Toronto has kept an agile pace from the beginning of this summer, as proven by the latest short report of TREB.
Algae are known for creating natural oil, which is already part of several experiments with biofuels.
A question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 35th week of 2009.
A question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 34th week of 2009.
The blessings and curse of asbestos at the same time is its durability, which has been exploited in numerous industries.
20 Garden Avenue This modest 1½-storey residence drew big crowds looking for an affordable property in a prime area of Roncesvalles Village close to schools, local shops and parks as well as friendly neighbours, agent Julie Kinnear says.
Everybody who is at least a bit informed about the market activity in Toronto knows the situation has been quite wild.
Kongratulations to Scott Ceriko! He is the winner of the Staples Gift Card. Don't forget to watch for next months Kontest.
17 Ravenal Street The real estate market is slowly recovering from the recession, but properties in the lower price brackets - such as this semi-detached house in the former city of York - are snatched up quickly by first-time buyers, agent Julie Kinnear says.
New questions submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 33rd week of 2009.
Since 2007, a major public transport shakeup in the Ontario region has been anticipated by the public.
169 Munro Street The transformation of this more than century-old house in south Riverdale was clearly the work of a professional, agent Julie Kinnear days.
Log onto Ontario Power Authority website for a great service that will get that old fridge out of your basement (or anywhere else it may be).
Its almost time to get the kiddies or yourselves ready for Back To School. So we thought a gift card to Staples this month could help you out!
Our clients love us so much they BLOG about us! There's all kinds of helpful info for families moving in Toronto and the countdown tips.
A question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 30th week of 2009.
Lots of chit chat & babies, a glorious GEM from one of our recent sellers, update on this "new market", and the popular What They Got section.
Edwin won a gift certificate to the LCBO for correctly answering our Krazy Kontest question. Canada turned 142!
Three reviews of comedy movies shot in Toronto. A Greek wedding, soon-to-be fathers in-law and a comedian winning US elections. Enjoy!
A new question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 28th week of 2009.
140 Bowood Avenue This seven-year-old residence sold for essentially the same price as the new, detached two-storey house next door.
This month's Kontest prize will be a $ 25.00 gift certificate to the LCBO. Just answer the following question for your chance to win!
Four reviews of quite bloody movies shot in Toronto
A new question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 26th week of 2009.
Green Building Festival, Canada's premier event on the business and design of green building since 2005, will be returning to Toronto again.
KONGRATS TO GREG SHELDRAKE! He's the winner of a gift certificate to ITunes! Watch for next month's Kontest!!
This months Krazy Kontest prize is a 25.00 gift certificate to iTunes. Just answer the following question for your chance to win!
1375 Dupont Street Unit 310 Stylish staging ideas and creative design solutions gave this one-bedroom plus den loft the edge it needed to attract a solid offer in a short period of time.
24 Allen Avenue It is one of three two-storey row townhouses within a converted fire hall - built in 1890.
Today we will have a look at some of the basic background of the Multiple Listing Service, its history, future and functionality.
Kongrats to Kevin Ong For winning the gift certificate to Canadian Tire!
Today we'll have a look at what grants there are available should you choose to install a home solar power system.
How to save money quickly and easily. Strange going back to the world of our grandparents where saving is more important than spending.
This month's correct answer will win a $25.00 gift certificate to Canadian Tire! Just answer the following question for your chance to win!
A new question submitted to Toronto Homeowner FAQ on 17th week of 2009.
Toronto home or condo dwellers are experiencing similar confusion about the new energy saving light bulbs. See our list of tips.
Kongratulations to Isobel Grant, the winner of the Kinnear's Komments Koloring Kontest.
Kongratulations to Kerry Nolan! Enjoy your chocolate from Laura Secord!!
210A Avenue Road #2 The 1,550-square-foot residence was built about 30 years ago above street-level businesses.
A new question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 15th week of 2009.
Its a CD Release Party, a Bake Sale and and Arts and Crafts show. All proceeds going to raise money for Lymphoma Cancer Charity.
Enter the Krazy Kontest to win 25.00 gift certificate for Laura Secord, YUMMY!
If you're thinking of buying or selling in 2009 you'll want to attend one of these 3 seminars.
On March 28, lights around the world will be turned off as over 2,700 cities representing 83 countries celebrate EARTH HOUR 2009.
Our friend, client and raving fan Dr. Chris Denny has been named one of the 16 finalists for the 2 astronaut positions with the Canadian Space Agency.
Lots of chit chat, babies, a glorious GEM from one of our recent sellers, update on this "new market", & the ever popular What They Got section.
The City of Toronto has made info regarding properties currently licensed for boulevard parking available on its website.
KONGRATS to AIRIN STEPHENS AND CHARLES LEVKOE! Lucky Grand Prize Winners and Thank you to all of you who entered.
A new question submitted to Buying a House FAQ on the 11th week of 2009.
A new question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on the 10th week of 2009.
Friendly reminder from all of us at The Julie Kinnear Team to Move the Clocks Forward on Sunday March 8th @2:00am!
Every month you have entered this year means that your entry goes into this months grand prize draw. The lucky winner receives a $500 gift certificate at Cadillac Fairview Malls.
98 St Hubert Avenue 729-square-foot house, built in the 1940s, is more energy-efficient than most homes this age.
45 McGee Street The nearly century-old residence is larger than it appears, having 1,190 sq ft of above-ground living space and 980 sq ft in the basement.
James Murphy & Michelle Navarro! Congrats and thanks to all who entered...
A new question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on the 7th week of 2009.
Have you ever thought that Toronto is too hectic, and wished you could get away to a more peaceful town? Find out what our clients Jay & Jen did...
Win a $25 gift certificate to the Home Depot! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
New questions were submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ and Buying a House FAQ on the 5th week of 2009.
609 Delaware Ave This row house is on a quiet, tree-lined street southeast of the intersection of Davenport and Dovercourt roads, near parks, community centres.
We've just posted our first neighbourhood video, for Cabbagetown. Yay! See what it's like to live in Downtown Toronto.
January Newsletter posted! Check it out in our newsletter section - including the latest print interview!
Kongrats to Max & Lisa Armstrong for winning this month! Stay tuned for next starting Feb 1. Grand prize Krazy Kontest is in March!
As we primarily work with clients in older homes, this is more important than ever to RRR. In this case reduce your eco-energy expenses.
Bullfrog Power is getting more popular in Toronto for green hydro option!
'Tankless' or 'on demand' hot water systems have been used in Europe & Asia since WW2, but are only now coming into common use in North America.
Win 2 Cineplex movie passes for you to enjoy after a busy holiday season.Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!