The Santuary is a healthy or wealthy community that is embodied for the poor. It is open to all belief systems and all ethnic backgrounds.
Mo needed more room for her small business, and to accommodate the group activities that she has once a month at her home.
Did you think about Feng-Shuei? Maybe Christmas time it's time, when you can try to apply this philosophy in your home.
Charlie was the correct answer to the December Kontest. Happy Shopping at Toys'R'Us to Sam and Nick, and Happy Holidays to all of you!
CMHC informs - Canadian seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts was going up again in November, all thanks to Toronto.
November results for GTA area release by Toronto Real Estate Board confirmed activity decline on monthly basis. Annual results remain one of the best.
Hi, our series of 5 Instant Green Changes continues with December set of tips. Enjoy and be inspired!
This months prize is a gift card to TOYS-R-US! Tis the Season! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
DONE DEALS TORONTO, Jane and Bloor , Published in Sydnia Yu on Thursday, November 25th, 2010.
As you know we love to support many independant artists - this show coming up in Roncesvalles sounds like a wonderful opportunity.
When you look at the average price - it is still going up! Sales down, average price up - is this a strange market? Well, there is explanation.
DONE DEALS TORONTO, Eglinton and Bayview, Published in Sydnia Yu on Thursday, November 11th, 2010.
During a public open house, this two-storey house in Moore Park largely caught the attention of families, including three that made an offer.
Jessica Goodman sure knows her beer! Oktoberfest is held in Kitchener-Waterloo! Thanks to everyone that entered this month!
Well, it is my favourite month again. Once a year it rolls around just like clockwork :) Lots of exciting news with the JKT.
According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, GTA area housing starts recorded no significant change in housing starts trend in the third quarter.
The JKT and all kinds of amazing clients had a fabulous family friendly day - we gave away a whole bunch of pumpkins that we had brought in from Caledon.
This months gift card is to the LCBO! Time to stock up on great beer and wine for the holiday season that is just around the corner now!
Our Green Lifestyle section offers 5 great tips every month, which will help you to do small green step immediately.
Three buyers made offers for this semi-detached, two-storey house, which is situated across from Elmbrook Park on a quiet, treed crescent in Etobicoke.
There were three offers for this authentic, two-storey loft. In 2005, the sellers converted the raw office space into a custom residence with unique elements.
Photos posted of this 2½-storey, semi-detached house on Julie Kinnear's website quickly caught the attention of house hunters.
Bike sharing program gives you the opportunity to cruise your city on bike, less the maintenance, parking, theft-protection and other unpleasant issues.
The Bank of Canada announced this morning that it will leave its key interest rate unchanged.
Nunavit means "Our Land" and ELLIE COUPERTHWAITE will enjoy an evening at the movies for knowing her Canadian history!
What are the 7 most important events, which made green lifestyle a hot topic for politicians, businessman, scientists, and most of the western world citizens?
Kelly was looking to sell her home in Leaside and buy in Davisville. She was impressed with our website and our experience in these neighbourhoods.
Overall, it's a really interesting read, but unless you are interested in starting your own business, there really is no point in reading it.
This is the second book by Audrey Niffenegger, the bestselling author of "The Time Traveler's Wife".
We are proud to say, there are several very interesting green webs prepared by Canadian authors. We have prepared our personal top five chart.
To demonstrate the funny side of real estate life, we have collected three videos from the Really Real Real Estate section of the Ellen DeGeneres Show
The TIFF is over and alot of those great movies are out in theatres now, so this month's Kontest prize is to Cineplex Odeon!
The Julie Kinnear Team is one of several realtors who are sponsoring the Junction Triangle Rail Committee.
The annual Nuit Blanche is a celebration of contemporary art that takes over the streets of Toronto.
We bring you every month five instant tips, how to make your life more environmentally friendly. Most of the actions can be done virtually instantly.
One of the latest innovations on the field of green technologies - The Toronto Zoo installed first three units if Ice Bear power demand management units
JK team had a great summer - we all got away to recharge the batteries.
Kongrats Felino Pasqual!! You know your neighbourhoods! Check back next month for a new Kontest!!
According to data gathered from GTA realtors, year-to-date sales continue to outpace the previous year, while August sales were down, compared to August 2009.
DONE DEALS TORONTO, Bloor and Runnymede, Published in Sydnia Yu on Thursday, August 12th, 2010.
DONE DEALS TORONTO, Queen and Dufferin, Published in Sydnia Yu on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010.
This month's Kontest is a gift card to Staples. Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
The family-friendly location of this semi-detached residence was motivation enough for a trio of buyers to make a deal with agent Julie Kinnear.
Michelle Wasylyshen sure knows her amphibians! Kongrats to Michelle, she is the recipient of an Old Navy gift card!
There is lots of news to catch up on with the team, our charity of the month, our new team member, GREEN household tips...
When Christa and Greig decided it was time to move from their High Park home, they wanted it to happen as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Our client Jennifer Lo is one of the best eaters! Her blog chronicles her culinary adventures both here in Toronto and throughout the world.
This month's gift card is to Old Navy. They always great deals at this time of year!!
I absolutely loved this book. It is more of a cottage read than a book club read, and utterly delicious in its action and suspense.
According to an annual survey by Colliers International, Toronto ranked the second most expensive city for parking after Calgary.
If you need help identifying your key results areas, a bit on goal setting, concentration, focus, then this might be right up your alley.
This book review is a bit of a spoiler as it gives some examples of the author's most amazing stories of how some people become successful.
Kongrats to John Kuisma! He knew that Robert Borden is on the 100.00 bill. He was Canada's Prime Minister from 1911-1920.
design, decor, cottage, summer,
Shelagh Cummins - one of our very energetic clients - has launched a new website for parents called Practicalmum.com.
Realtors recorded lower sales numbers than the previous year; however both average price and year-to-date sales keep the record levels.
This month's gift card is to Baskin Robbins. The yummiest way to stay cool! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
We want to wish you and your families a fun and safe Canada Day!
Toronto Humane Society’s River St. shelter was finally reopened this Monday, thanks to the new board of direct
Here's a quick note of how we were able to bring family together on offer night to share in the decision making process.
As a former high school student in a Canadian Boarding school, I truly identified with the midnight capers and loneliness that plague the characters.
This book is not as predictable as you might expect. The characters are rich in their development and the story is laugh-out-loud funny!
Julie's brother Alec lives and works in Europe, specifically Vienna and Slovakia currently. Alec has always been drawn to the European influence.
Do your part in creating a cleaner, greener and more liveable Toronto. What better way to live green than to attend a Community Environment Day event.
GTA Realtors recorded 4,139 sales during the first two weeks of June. Compared to the same period of June 2009, we experienced 20% decline.
Kongrats to Alexandra Caliguiri. She is the winner of this month's Itunes gift card!
Julie and Holly completed the Ride to Conquer Cancer this past weekend. It was a wonderful experience!
Not to our surprise, Bank of Canada increased its overnight target rate from 0.25% to 0.5% on the beginning of June
After a year of positive increases in resale numbers, Greater Toronto Area sales stalled in May, according to the latest market report from TREB.
A gift card for 25.00 for Itunes is the prize of the month! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
Toronto Condominiums FAQ - three new FAQ questions submited for 22nd week of 2010!
Julie's quoted in the Globe & Mail - Armed with an arsenal of websites detailing everything from area crime to health risks, buyers can now find the truth.
While Toronto placed on solid 16th place in the world in terms of general quality of living, our position in the Eco-City chart is not so optimistic.
BP has been trying number of methods how to tackle the oil spill. The petroleum company received unexpected help few days ago.
The growth during the year 2010 has been fast-paced so far, we will experience slow-down towards the end of the year and overall worse results during 2011.
New Toronto Real Estate FAQ questions for 20th week of 2010.
Majority of real estate professionals polled by Royal LePage believes the proposed changes to MLS represent a wrong way to improve the real estate industry.
Kongrats to Lisa Traverse-Haywood. We hope you have good luck with this gift card!
New JKT newsletter Hot off the presses!
The world is getting smaller with the invention of things like tweeting and blogging. One of our fave new blogs is the business coach Tim Enochs.
When finished, the corridor could function as a bike commuters' superhighway.
Following the price level of housing starts has become more difficult in recent weeks.
Fresh results for May have been announced by TREB just few hours ago. GTA market keeps the fast pace, despite the rising inflow of new listings.
Everyone deserves a little bit of luck and that's what we hope you get with this 25.00 gift card for the Lotto!
Do your part to protect the environment. Recycle properly.
The Julie Kinnear Team can't be everywhere! However, Julie has made a lot of connections and knows some of the best Realtors all over Canada.
Green Innovation Awards competition knows its three winners. The top green innovators were announced on April 23 during the Green Living Show in Toronto.
It's clean up Toronto day in lieu of the 20 minute makeover between 2-3pm, I spent a good half hour cleaning up my High Park street this morning.
As a part of the Green Living Show n Toronto, the top three green ideas, selected from ten finalists Green Innovation Awards will share $50,000.
Bank of Canada officials announced maintaining the overnight rate at 0.25% on Tuesday. This step was expected by markets.
Kongrats to Andie Miller, the winner of this years Easter Koloring Kontest! Thanks to all who submitted a picture! Here are a few samples of the great work that was sent in!
Did you hear about Genny the Black Lab who tried to run for mayor of Clarington in Durham Region?
TREB issued regular mid-month market report with more positive results showing a solid trend.
Gotta Love Meryl Streep. I laughed alot, must admit. Saw it on the airplane...
Kongrats JANE TSAI, you are the winner of this month's kontest!
On March 31, 2010, the federal government announced funding cuts to the ecoEnergy Retrofit Homes Program.
Housing prices increased in Canada on average by 10.3% in Q1, compared to the same period year ago, showed Price Survey from Royal LePage.
A study published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal found out that the rate of hospitalizations in Toronto significantly dropped.
March 2010 sales results for GTA recorded another steep jump and broke one more record.
The premium location and lot size of this three-storey Edwardian were key elements that sparked an intense bidding war between a dozen buyers.
This months gift card is to Shoppers Drug Mart. Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
February results for new housing starts in GTA area inverted recent negative trend. There were 2,514 new units announced in February 2010.
The Our Power Project is one of the great projects of the Toronto Renewable Energy Co-operative
Easter is really knocking on our door these days! One can see the nature waking up all around, even in the city.
After three or four rainy and cold days there was a bit of sun and spring feeling in the air.
Fantastic night at the Theatre! Young Frankenstein is the new Mel Brooks musical that is based on his movie. It was very entertaining and funny.
Check out our new video of The Beaches neighbourhood. Have fun getting to know this cool 'hood!
Earth Hour is happening again on March 27! Starting at 8:30pm hundreds of millions of people around the world will turn off their lights
Multiple buyers were initially drawn to this two-storey house for its location in the established Teddington Park community.
You’re likely doing everything you can at home to reduce, recycle and reuse, but what about at work?
How beautiful a sunrise with fog and haze can be. Grant MacDonald loves to take pictures because it makes him slow down.
Kinnear's Komments March 2010 - awesome client stories, Easter kolouring kontest for kids, and photos from Julie's time at the Olympics too!
New Toronto Real Estate FAQ for the 11th week of 2010.
Green housing projects are mushrooming, but not as fast as developers would like them to.There is one aspect which causes troubles - appraisals.
JOUNGHWA NO and CARRIE CALHOUN are the happy winners of the Grand Prize Kontest! They will have lots of fun on their shopping sprees!
Michelle was referred to us by her friend and our client Scott Carscadden. Jen presented her successful offer and helped her buy it.
This is just a reminder that this weekend you SPRING FORWARD!! Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour the morning of March 14, 2010.
New Toronto real estate FAQ questions for 10th week of 2010.
Turning a primary residence into a partial income property by adding a suite or basement apartment is a popular option for homeowners.
Have you enjoyed this nice sunny weekend? Did you take out your patio furniture and thinking to invite guests? Don't get fooled, winter has still some tricks.
One look at the February results will help you to make a clear picture. With 7,291 items sold, there was 77% growth in sales compared to February 2009.
The provincial government has provided rules/guidance on how it will transition to the implementation of the upcoming Harmonized Sales Tax.
To the delight of potential buyers, this residence in Cabbagetown offers the charm of a heritage home, yet the conveniences of an urban dwelling.
This renovated, two-bedroom house generated the most traffic among the properties listed for sale on the real-estate website of Julie Kinnear.
This is the big one folks! We are celebrating the fact that WE HAVE THE BEST CLIENTS around! Double luck - we're giving away two grand prizes!
Julie was mentioned in REMonline.com Julie Kinnear, a sales rep with Royal LePage in Toronto, also thinks of her vehicle as a mobile office.
New Toronto real estate FAQ for the 8th week of 2010.
Annabel was referred to us and is a recent graduate with a great job. The buying process was very new to her, and she wasn’t sure where to start.
New federal real estate rule recently announced won't have very broad impact, but it may definitely affect certain groups of buyers.
This renovated 11/2 -bstorey home probably sold within a week because of its picturesque location and modern look, agent Julie Kinnear says.
February mid-month results, presented in today's report from TREB, indicate growing number of sales in the GTA area.
Rob Phillip won the February Kontest. Enjoy your Keg dinner. I highly recommend the Billy Miner pie dessert! NEXT MONTH IS THE GRAND PRIZE DRAW!
Environmental documentaries have been increasing in both quality and popularity. The following flicks made their 2009 top-ten list of environmental documentaries.
The rumours about the Roncesvalles neighbourhood finally getting an LCBO location have been confirmed.
We can be proud of our city once again. In the survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Toronto confirmed the position of one of the best cities for living.
Housing starts in Toronto remain below trend, according to latest report from CMHC.
Bank of Canada interest rate change in 2010 is definitely a hot topic in Canada and real estate market professionals are among the first to search for answers.
TREB continues to issue valuable real estate market reports also in this year. From the latest one, we have experienced large sales growth in January 2010.
A question submitted to Toronto Condominiums FAQ on 6th week of 2010.
Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, delivered a speech about the economic situation in Canada. Let me sum up the key ideas.
Children who have never moved and have deep roots in their present homes may find leaving a more traumatic experience.
More and more indicators of Canadian economy show positive results and suggest the 2010 Q3 will be the time, when the interest rate will start hiking.
When you ask any Canadian real estate agent about the year 2009, the answer will be probably "I have never experienced anything similar."
This renovated 3-storey duplex is located on a prime tree-lined street close to established schools and recreational facilities in High Park.
February is the month of love! Win a gift card to The Keg restaurant - just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
Some realtors feel that they simply chose a wrong career and start looking for other alternatives. Markham sales rep Phu Nhi Trac started a 'gardening' job.
New Toronto real estate FAQ for 4th week of 2010.
One of THE MOST POPULAR offerings from The Julie Kinnear Team is the unique custom Newsletter "Kinnear's Komments"!
We've just posted our first neighbourhood video, for Roncesvalles Village. Yay!
The Government of Ontario has made a number of changes to the property assessment system that went into effect in the 2009 property tax year.
The movie combines action, humour and drama to keep you on the edge of your seat. I loved it!
A question submitted to Toronto Homeowner FAQ on 2nd week of 2010.
Katie Fisher knew that Janus was the God of Gates and Doors. Enjoy your gift card to Mountain Equipment Co-Op.
Our clients Carrie and AJ were referred to us by our past clients, after having been completely frustrated by their search for a new home.
Results for December 2009 once more revealed more than doubled number of sales compared to the year before, but also showed calmer mood of the year-end's market.
Fourth part of the Toronto Homeowner Tips serie will help you to clean your Kitchen Stove, Fridge or Microwave without toxic weapons.
This month's kontest prize is a gift card to Mountain Equipment Co-Op. Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!