We hope that 2015 is prosperous for everyone! This prize will help if you have planned on cutting back on your calories! $25.00 to Subway Sub!
Happy New Year from the Julie Kinnear Team. May you have a blessed, successful and happy 2015!
Making important financial decisions while grieving the loss of loved ones can be emotionally and physically exhausting.
Yay Katie Fisher!! We hope you have a wonderful Christmas break and enjoy your gift card to Chapters Indigo! The initial release date was May 1947.
The trend of year-over-year sales growth continued, but there was a significant lack of inventory, with active listings down in comparison to last year.
Have a holly jolly Christmas Season!! Wow December where did you come from! This kontest is a $25.00 gift card to Indigo/Chapters!
Many of us are looking for ways to save money and the environment by incorporating "green" initiatives into our everyday lives.
The JKT was invited to the Luxe Appliance Studio for a lunch (located at 334 King St. E). It was freaking awesome!!
The newly opened Vintage Home Boutique in Hillcrest is the new go-to place for furniture shopping sprees. If you love vintage pieces, you must see this.
Scott Ceriko is the November Kontest winner! There are 31,557,600 seconds in one year. Enjoy your Itunes!!
Owning a home is a dream of the majority of Canadians, and single parents are no exception.
The real estate market has been active this Fall once again, despite the cool and wet weather. Lots of action in all price ranges.
This semi-detached house was such a popular spot in Parkdale that it drew several offers, including one $142,100 over the list price.
Happy November! This month's kontest is a gift card to ITunes. You can buy some music to get you be-bopping while you start Christmas shopping!
The Julie Kinnear Team with Keller Williams gives pumpkins away to their clients and also accepts donations to the Daily Bread Food Bank.
This semi-detached Victorian was among few with modern modifications, so it banked a healthy number of showings and multiple offers.
We get an extra hour of sleep this weekend so remember to turn your clocks back 1 hour on Saturday Nov.2 at 2:00 a.m.
Another wonderful JKT Pumpkin Patch afternoon. The team dressed as their favourite sports team.
Two buyers fought for this custom-built residence after a few days of market exposure before Thanksgiving weekend.
In our third installment of haunted places in Toronto, we delve into the more public buildings in the city that have stood tall and proud despite having some very gruesome roots.
Oct. 18 is The JKT Pumpkin Patch in the Bloor West Village (Windmere/Bloor) from 11-1 and then Leaside at Trace Manes park from 2-4!
The 6th Annual JKT Pumpkin Patch: Saturday from 11:00-1:00 in George Chater Park and then off to Leaside to Trace Manes Park from 2:00-4:00.
A small number of units were up for sale at Bayview Place in Willowdale, but the sellers of this three-bedroom suite only had to open their door to 20 buyers to find one who negotiated an offer.
Bidding wars are not a thing of the past, it is just a little bit calmer, and not as crazy, with prices going slightly over, not massively. Which is great news for buyers!
Time for wood-burning fireplaces, warm cups of cocoa, and a good ghost story or two!
Answer the following question to win a $25.00 gift card to Shoppers Drug Mart. You can get a good chunk of your halloween candy with that!
This book takes a look at dozens of locations around Toronto that have been used in specific films in the form of mini essays.
Kongrats to Monica Daga! Jarvis Collegiate is Toronto's oldest school, founded in 1807. Enjoy your gift card to Dollarama!!
Sales were up for all major home types, showing that both the buyers and sellers remain active.
GTA's best garden maintenance companies chosen based on their social media popularity and customer reviews.
This contemporary, custom-built residence in Kingsway, gathered four offers at various times, but one deal finally stuck for $1.48-million.
We hope everyone had a wonderful summer! This month's Krazy Kontest gift card is to The Dollerama!
The Toronto International Film Festival is the leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 films from 60+ countries every September.
The City of Toronto was founded in 1793, but despite its relatively young age, it still plays host to restless spirits and paranormal activity.
Kongrats to Patty Howell! Wasaga Beach is the longest fresh water beach in the world! Please enjoy your gift card to the LCBO!
Here are five palate-pleasing restaurants in Roncesvalles Village.
July 2014 was the second best July in terms of number of sales ever.
We hope everyone is having a great summer time! This gift card is for the LCBO!
Back to basics, that's the name of the game – and what will inevitably aid the sagging movie industry if it's followed through on.
In the Swansea community west of High Park, this detached residence was a popular spot with large crowds attending the open houses.
Many people are choosing to stay in the city and putting value on less commute which perpetually has driven the market up.
Kongrats Sue Bartleman. Mr. Dress Up kept his costumes in the Tickle Trunk. Enjoy your timbits!
Everything is important when preparing a garage/yard sale. Pricing, merchandise and amount of time and creativity you put into it.
Our choice of the top 3 swimming pool builder companies in Toronto: Solda Pools, Gib-San Pools and Betz Pools.
Happy Canada Day! This month's krazy kontest is to Tim Horton's! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
The Distillery District represents the largest and best preserved collection of Victorian Industrial Architecture in North America.
Kongrats to Sarah MacRae-Blakeley and to the stanley cup winners the LA KINGS! Enjoy your gift card Sarah!
Curtis Evoy, who runs the conservatory at Allan Gardens, helped shed some light on the plants best suited to Toronto.
Prices in Toronto keep growing. The average selling price in May 2014 was $585,204, an 8.3 % increase compared to the average price in May 2013.
It's true what they say: a single Habitat home touches the lives of thousands.
The last day of March, three offers were presented to the seller, who chose one $86,660 over the $869,900 list price.
June, you sunny gal, we've missed you! This kontest is for a $25.00 gift card to Shoppers Drug Mart! Stock up on your summer lotions and potions!
Over the last few years, Toronto's tea drinkers have been lucky enough to find some great spots to enjoy their favourite brews.
For 30 years, the Daily Bread Food Bank (DBFB) has committed itself to fighting hunger and raising awareness.
The JKT have 11 pets combined! Kongrats to Trae Bregg!! Please enjoy your gift card to Global Pet Foods!
There is no such thing as a slam-dunk house sale, even in downtown Toronto. This means that there are opportunities to be had.
Dated pieces of furniture were made with good craftsmanship, using quality materials, and it'd be a shame to toss them away.
We would love you to volunteer on May 8 from 12:00-4:00 helping clean up the community from Quebec Ave. to Indian Road Cres.
The gift card this month is to Global Pet Foods. Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
To make your search through the Toronto's vintage & second-hand furniture stores a bit easier, we created a guide consisting our most favourites!
"Antique stores by nature tend to be pretty eclectic, but I think more than most we really have a bit of everything!"
Jake Keck wanted his store to be "more gallery-like" than most, and that mentality is evident in the almost stark displays and lack of clutter.
Teresa Wiwchar's establishment is small and white, stuffed with little things that sparkle and larger stuff that's, well, white.
Here are the Easter Artists of 2014! Thank you to all the kiddies that sent in a kolouring kontest.
Shelley Harris will no doubt be going to High Park to see the Cherry Blossoms in bloom. Kongrats to you!
While the return on investment from renting a property in nowadays market can be negative, investing into your main property has an added value.
The condo market is bouncing back, which is really in the first-time buyer low-end range.
This two-bedroom-plus-den corner unit had an offer on day one and was purchased by the second day in early February.
It’s still arty and bohemian, but it’s becoming more attractive to young families with kids, says Kinnear.
Residents who have on-street parking permits are being asked to delay moving their vehicles to the other side of the street for parking until Tuesday, April 15.
This month's prize is to Petro Canada! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
Our Fabulous listing at 55 Stewart #501 was featured as the Globe and Mail's - "House of the Week!"
As well as the annual FanExpo event that occurs at the end of the summer, Hobby Star Marketing offered a smaller event called Toronto ComiCon.
Public transit in downtown Toronto is fantastically convenient. The most pedestrian-friendly city in Canada, Toronto encourages people to stay active.
Jessica Goodman and Phil Thompson have the luck of the Irish on their side today!! They are the very luck winners of the $500.00 gift cards!
There's a serious shortage of houses, which are 12.2 % down compared to a year ago, and people are desperate to buy before homes become expensive.
Our clients Richard & Miwa are settled in and loving their new west end home and wanted to share their happy experience with our team.
March is the Grand Prize Kontest. You can win a gift card worth $500.00 to a Cadillac Fairview Mall just by answering a simple question!
Lead in old paint, VOC, a mould infestation, or asbestos in the insulation - these all are potential health risks lying behind the walls.
Bidding wars are a common phenomenon to acquire houses near High Park, where this detached, 21/2-storey house was subject to 60 showings.
Enjoy a colorful, fairytale-like side of Toronto and forget about the endless winter for a moment.
Kongrats to Rich Massicotte! Next month is the GRAND PRIZE DRAW! You have an opportunity to win 1 of 2 gift cards valued at $500.00!
The lesson to take from American Beauty is that you should stand up for yourself a little more so you get what you deserve in all aspects of life.
TIFF’s Next Wave Film Festival is back in February and will once again bring some of the best films of the year aimed at teen audiences.
Winter in Toronto
The Toronto housing market shows signs of cooling as it enters 2014 with the lowest sales number since January 2009.
Girl Rising is a global action campaign for girls' education. See what you can do to help.
Keller Williams Realty, the largest real estate franchise in N. America has been named the No. 2 training organization across by Training Magazine.
2014 Oscar Countdown is on! The nominees were announced January 16, 2014 and they weren't a big surprise. Ellen DeGeneres will host the 86th ceremony, which is scheduled for March 2nd, 2014.
This month's Krazy Kontest gift card is to Sport Chek! Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
Shipping containers started to travel around the globe in the 1960s, and cargo companies haven’t been able to replace them since then.
Just a few minutes away from Casa Loma and Dupont station, Madison Avenue Lofts offered buyers a variety of hard and soft lofts for sale.
The fact that homes in Canada are becoming less affordable seems to have little impact on homebuyers, as their activity in the resale market is increasing.
Kongrats to Kelvin Au! We are settling in to our new digs at Keller Williams in the very eclectic neighbourhood of the Junction!
Shoppers who viewed video were 174% more likely to purchase than viewers who did not.
The year of 2013 finished strongly in Toronto. You'd never guess that the slowly starting 2013 would be caught in a mania situation by its end.