Toronto is a pet lover's city. Whether you're looking for raw pet food or want to pamper your pooch like royalty, here are two pet shops you need to visit!
Theresa recently purchased a loft in Roncy with the help of Jenn and she's happy to share the experience with her and with the rest of the JKT.
Last week, we realized that we have couple of really nice photo essays that are covered in virtual dust. So, why not look at some of them again?
Ryan and Natalie bought their first house in Mimico with Tyler's help and would like to share their excitement.
Congrats David MacNeil you are this months Krazy Kontest Winner!
It seems everywhere we go recently people have been abuzz about the new cat cafe that opened in mid November.
We did some winter cleaning on our website and found this beautiful picture of ducks swimming in the pond in Cedarvale Park.
I can endorse Julie in terms of being professional. Her and her team are unbelievable when it comes to be incredibly client focused and really helping clients.
It happened again - the number of sales in November was highest on the record for this month. Read more in the November Market Report.
Since 2008, the Sorauren farmer’s market is held every Monday on the Town Square except winter months, when it’s moved to the field house.
Katherine and Kevin talk about selling their house in Bloor West Village after their daughter was born and moving west to be closer to family.
The holidays are quickly approaching us and that means lots of family & friends parties to attend so this month's gift card is to the LCBO.
Julie helped this family to sell their house and Holly helped them to buy a new one! Check out our newest happy client video testimonial.
Along the north side of Sorauren Park, Sorauren Lofts has roughly half a dozen loft ownership opportunities annually.
Thank you to everyone that came out in the rain to donate to the Daily Bread foodbank, get a great pumpkin and to see what the JKT was dressed as this year! We were The Holidays!!! Check out the video from the scene.
Megan talks about buying her first house a few years ago with the Julie Kinnear Team. Now she's in the midst of selling her second home with us!
Julie was mentioned in OREA's article "Surviving the busy spring season" in which she talks about her daily routine and other things.
Buying a home for the first time has gotten more difficult in Canada. We spoke with Carrie Davidson, AMP, Dominion Lending Centres about what’s changed.
Don Phillips. A big congrats!
Janet talks about joining families together with her husband Tom and buying a new house with the Julie Kinnear Team.
The number of home sales in October has blown through the roof once again in another record breaking month in 2015.
Dan talks about the tough decision of selling his family house and about how Julie helped him and his family to get through the transition.
Best off-leash dog parks in Toronto where your pup can run freely and make friends.
This year's Pumpkin Patch has been amazing, all the people who came by to donate or just say hello were great! Here are some of the photos.
This month's gift card is to Chapters Indigo. Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
Our client Kenny talks about moving out of town, selling his loft and his overall experience with Julie and the Julie Kinnear Team.
Located a block from Fairfield Park, this custom home was one of only a few properties available in the area, so potential buyers were quick to schedule private showings.
Fergus had been looking for a home with rental income for a long time. Shortly after hiring the Julie Kinnear Team, he purchased his first house!
Julie started at College Pro in her second year of university. Her only prior work experience was as a camp counselor, so she was interested in a more lucrative position, in addition to one where she could interact with adults for a change.
Unfortunately for new homebuyers, school districts in Toronto are not carved in stone. There are a plethora of reasons a boundary can change.
Anne & her cat Pepper talk about the experience her and Paul had working with the Julie Kinnear Team to buy their detached home in East Danforth!
September is behind us, and the fall is here. As for the real estate market in Toronto, everything goes as predicted in the previous months.
When opening day did arrive there were about 40 showings and three pre-emptive offers.
Matt & Ulana had very specific criteria for their future home. With Holly's guidance they found their ideal home in Toronto's Junction neighbourhood!
Autumn is upon us. Time to give thanks and time to be ghoulish! This month's Krazy Kontest prize is a gift card to the Dollarama.
Holly Chandler of the JKT helped Claudio and Marcela with buying a beautiful condo in High Park and also selling their house in the Beach.
I called the Julie Kinnear Team up when I was ready to sell my house and I’ve met Jenn Palacios and she was great.
Between all the idiosyncratic meat smoking, Thai, greasy spoon, Polish, and veggie restos in Roncesvalles, you can get yourself some pretty good pizza as well!
The Blue Jays were World Series winners in 1992-1993. Kongrats to Lisa Au! GO JAYS GO!!
We want to put a special shout out to Jen who was with us all the way through and Holly too who helped us buy a new place. So thank you very much to Jenn, Holly and the whole team - it was great! Easy-peasy!
August was a good month for sellers, since the real estate market was moving in the predicted direction of higher sales and lowering stock.
Buyers hoping to live in Roncesvalles closely watch for available properties, such ast this updated, 2-storey row house.
It's September! We are huge Jay fans here on the JKT so this question and prize is for the Jay fans out there - Blue Jays Store gift card!
Over a century old Edwardian style, sprawling 3 storey semi boasting approximately 3000 square feet of superb living space.
Rich talks about helping his daughter buy her first condo in Roncesvalles, Toronto with the JKT
More movies, more celebrities! This festival just gets more exciting every year!
Home staging is like a cosmetic makeover where eye catching and aesthetically pleasing designs replace unwanted furniture or colour.
Kongrats to Sean Flinn! Canada won 217 medals in the Pan Am Games. Enjoy your 2 tickets to the CNE!!!
Just like the outside temperatures were high last month, so was the Toronto real estate market.
Dare we mention that it's the last month of the summer and what a summer it has been in Toronto! So much excitement with the Pan Am Games. Speaking of Pan Am, if you can answer how many medals in total (pre Para Pan) that Canada won overall you will win 2 free tickets to the CNE!!!
Ice Cream - it's cold and delightful and very nearly necessary on some of those really sweltering summer days. Here are the best Ice Cream Spots in Roncesvalles. Enjoy trying them all!
Volunteering at the Daily Bread Foodbank!
Sam Butcher knows her stuff! It was in 1980 that O'Canada became the official national anthem. Enjoy your Ultimate Dining Card!
Whether you're a first time homebuyer or an established property owner looking Toronto real estate remains one of the best investment opportunities.
Before you buy a property you may wish to ensure that any existing front yard parking facility is properly licensed. Note that the license does not follow the property, but that a new property owner will need to apply to have the license agreement transferred.
Looks like the real estate market continues to rise to heights never seen before! The new record for June in the number of overall sales was set!
Photo essay of the most beautiful parks in the Roncesvalles neighbourhood.
Happy Birthday Canada!! We hope you have a wonderful day off celebrating the birth of our country! No birthday party is complete without food so this month's kontest is for the Ultimate Dining Card!
Buying a home can offer a sense of stability for a child who is leaving the nest for the first time and help avoid the stresses that comes with trying to rent a new apartment each school year.
In April, the real estate scene in Davisville Village was quite varied with some sellers accepting bully offers and others waiting for any bids at all.
The Roncesvalles community is known for its high spirits that is visible in the number of pubs, which of late are attracting tourists and Torontonians alike. All are here for a good time, and the neighbourhood bars make it happen.
Kongrats to Catherine Pan! Montreal hosted the 1976 Olympics. Enjoy using your LCBO gift card!
The continuing trend of increasing prices will probably last for the whole year and 2015 could be really breaking the records.
On Sunday, June 14, we want to thank you personally by offering a free ride on UP Express from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at both the Bloor and Weston GO/UP stations.
If you're on the look out for sound professional advice regarding the sale of your investment rental property, be sure to connect the Julie Kinnear Team.
On this block of Gerrard Street East, the colourful window of Eclectisaurus attracts passersby and locals to discover vintage treasures of the 20th century.
June, June wonderful June!!! Schools finish, holidays begin and it's the start of summer! So much happens in June!
If you're one of the many thousands of commuters currently trudging from destinations outside the city of Toronto to a place of work downtown, then this article's for you.
Sometimes, however, the question is whether to buy first, or sell first? That's where the Julie Kinnear Team can help you make those crucial strategic decisions.
For a small business, surviving in the Roncesvalles neighbourhood is hard, but A Good Read and She Said Boom are two notable exceptions.
Kongrats to Jounghwa No, the winner of our May Krazy Kontest! Enjoy your $25.00 gift card to The Bay!
Live-work spaces, one of the hottest new housing trends in Toronto these days, might just also be one of the oldest.
In a situation that would ordinarily be extremely stressful I was very lucky. I was introduced to the Julie Kinnear Team.
There was hardly time for showings of this semi-detached house and an even shorter period for those visitors to make offers to match or outdo one buyer’s bully offer.
The overall sales in GTA real estate market in April 2015 were highest on the record so far! High demand has also pushed up the average price.
This month's gift card is to the Bay! You can treat yourself to a Pan Am t-shirt or sweatshirt! Just answer the following question and win!
Forget Starbucks and Tim Hortons. These are the unique, quirky neighbourhood spots that sprout out of the Roncesvalles area like mushrooms on a log. Cheerful, caffeinated mushrooms.
It was a hell of a project, planning it all, working through the budget, timing and I can't thank Julie and her team enough for all the work that they did.
Kongratulations to Alison Booz! The legend is that you can balance an egg on a table on the 1st day spring! Enjoy the gift card to Canadian Tire!
While kids were having fun during the March break, both average prices and overall sales in Toronto's real estate market were rising.
Linda shares her story as she moved from a big old home in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood, and found the perfect property to save for retirement in The Junction Triangle with The JKT.
Julie's team was really fantastic. I would recommend them in a heartbeat. They were true professionals, they were attentive to us, really friendly, great resources - just a fantastic team overall. We had a super experience!
Whether it's selling houses or cleaning, its time to get busy because it's spring! The $25.00 gift card is to Canadian Tire.
Roncesvalles is a popular community where many new homeowners paid large premiums in intense bidding wars last year, including the new owners of this two-storey residence at the end of a trio of brick homes.
Late last year, midtown residences were snapped up almost as soon as they hit the market. Such was the case with this four-bedroom house with a parking pad.
A house in Toronto at this price is a rare find. The property is on the small side, meaning some buyers may view it as a condo alternative.
Ethel, a vintage furniture and home décor boutique, is a far cry from spare and minimal design that is de rigeur for serious home decor: as its owner Shauntelle LeBlanc says "life is too short for beige."
"First Name Mista, Middle Name 'Period', Last Name "T". And I pity the foo who don't buy or sell with the JKT!"
Kongrats to Ulana Bochnewicz and Tom Ardnt!! Julius Caesar was killed on the Ides of March! They have both won a $500.00 gift card to Visa! Enjoy your shopping sprees!
We'll work with you and your budget and help you plan for life in your Forever Home.
We know we did the right thing going with Julie and her team.
I was really pleased with the work with the team approach and I think that was a great idea.
In pretty much a week, they (The JKT) found exactly what I wanted. So it's been fabulous and I'm so excited to move in.
It's that time of year, we lose an hour of sleep but gain sunshine at the end of the day which makes us very happy!
Last month we had some serious winter apocalypse weather here in Toronto. However, the overall number of sales and average price has increased.
Enter the March Grand Prize Kontest and win one of two $500.00 Visa gift cards! All you have to do is to answer a simple question about history!
Sue Seaman is the happy winner of our Kontest. February has 29 days every four years!
The Millionaire Real Estate Agent not only helps you plot out your course to your first million, but what to do once that goal is achieved.
The new year is off with a bang – the real estate market has taken off quickly, similar to last 2014.
Buying a home is a big decision, no matter what stage of life you're in. But for families with children, there are many more things to consider.
Enter the February Krazy Kontest and win a gift card to Tim Hoton's! Treat your favourite person to a donut or muffin.
Retire in Chatham-Kent and don't break the bank. - Great article from the Globe & Mail series on where to retire after living in big city Toronto
Elissa Schmidt is very happy to be the winner of the $25.00 Subway gift card! This year is the the Year of Sheep. The sheep is a Yin energy, a symbol of Peace, Harmonious co-existence and Tranquility.
According to the TorontoMLS System, number of sales in December 2014 has increased by 2.0% to 6,519 in comparison with 6,391 units sold in December 2013.
Gary Keller's book describes what's the market shift, how you should react and 12 tactics you can use to negotiate your way through the turmoil.
With a high number of buyers circling available homes in East York last fall, about 30 potential buyers gravitated toward this more than century-old residence.