Over 20 years ago, Kristi Herold saw an important opportunity to make Toronto a little smaller and a whole lot friendlier.
Our Happy Clients Kevin & Alissa moved to their forever home in East End. They loved Holly's thoughtful advice, information & availability!
Toronto Artist Mary McLorn Valle / Photo Essay: Prettiest Streets in Fall / Done Deal: How Staging Can Help / Canada’s New Mortgage Rules Impact
The first impression people have of a house is what it looks like from the outside. What are they going to say as they approach your home?
Happy holiday season!
Ranked as one of the best Christmas markets in the world, this Market captures tradition, heritage and charisma of a European Christmas Market.
Christmas is around the corner, so get inspired by our Toronto's favourites - find gifts for your mom, dad, best friend, brother, sister and more
We have seen an uptick in demand for ownership housing in the GTA this fall, over and above the regular seasonal trend.
A big move up in homes can take a long time to find. Our Happy Clients Heather and Bryan found out themselves that it can be much more exciting than stressful when done right.
You may think that interested buyers can always make an offer but if the property is overpriced, they may never even see it!
Happy holiday season everyone. This month's winner will receive a $25.00 gift card to Indigo.
Josh and Jenna found their first Toronto home, a 2 storey townhome style condo in a church conversion, with the help of The Julie Kinnear Team
Hidden Nature Gems / Homeowner Tips: Getting Rid of Ants, Leaves & Mold / Toronto's New Mortgage Rules / Buying investment property with tenants
What is the meaning of the "Stress Test" and how is it going to affect housing affordability and Toronto homebuyers in 2018?
Relisted in September with The Julie Kinnear Team at a reduced price and a revamped interior appearance, this home got an offer within one week.
To make a lasting first impression we will give you a room-by-room analysis on what are the most important things to focus on.
Saying goodbye to summer is hard, but the beautiful colours of Fall always know how to make up for it. So enjoy the sweater weather and look up!
Congratulations to the winner of November Krazy Kontest!
Do you think your condo it's too small for your taste and you're longing for someplace to call your own? Start thinking about moving to a house!
While the number of transactions was down relative to last year’s record pace, it certainly does appear that sales momentum is picking up.
If you want to attract as many potential buyers as possible, you have to present your home in the best possible way.
Toronto artist Mary McLorn Valle finds inspiration everywhere, from fabric & travel to gardens and local fruit and flower market on Bloor Street
Winner of Krazy Kontest will receive a $25.00 gift card to Roots. Just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
If you too are moving out of Canada - we are sad to see you go! - but The Julie Kinnear Team will make this relocation a pleasant experience!
To begin the process of buying your Toronto house, The Julie Kinnear Team has put together a collection of insider & expert information for you.
Found the perfect property, but it already has tenants? Don't give up, this could be a blessing in disguise, especially in cities like Toronto.
All conventional mortgages (borrowers with 20% down or more) are now required to qualify based on a "stress test" similar to CMHC borrowers.
Winner of this month's Krazy Kontest will receive a $25 gift card Canadian Tire! And the winner is...
Being a Homeowner in Toronto is not easy so here are the key tips for you, whether you need to take care of ants, fallen leaves or spreading mold
Done Deal / Dog-Friendly Neighbourhoods / GUFF Vintage Furniture Store / Real Estate Versus Divorce / Farmers’ Markets at Artscape Wychwood Barns
"We really knew that we wanted to live in Toronto, but we, of course, had a different vision of what we thought we wanted and what reality was."
The Julie Kinnear Team WILL get the most amount of money for you, with the least amount of hassles in Toronto Real Estate market.
Looking for some city treasures? Here are the amazing hidden gems great for hiking, biking, and connecting with nature itself.
Tighter market conditions for condominium apartments follows consumer polling results from the spring that pointed toward a shift to condos in terms of buyer intentions.
If you think your condo has become too small for your taste and you're longing for some more privacy and a part of land to call your own, you should probably think about moving to a house.
This month's winner will receive a $25.00 gift card to Canadian Tire - just answer the following skill testing question for your chance to win!
The Stop Community Food Centre Farmers’ Market is THE neighbourhood meeting place, featuring local, sustainable, organic, and artisanal products.
Once we have achieved a realistic list price, you can expect to sell your home for the best possible price in the least amount of time.
Getting a few helpful answers to big questions surrounding living arrangements, finances, and other logistics can make the separation easier.
Toronto Locations: Miss Sloane, Evergreen Farmers’ Market, Real Estate Landlord Guide, Heather Johnston's interview & Canoeing the Humber River
"Honestly, Tyler did more than he was supposed to do, and it was really appreciated. I don't think we would have done so well without him."
Focused on Mid-Century Modern and Danish Modern pieces, Good Used Furniture Finds is a gold mine for affordably-priced vintage furniture.
Winner receives a $25 gift card at the fabulous Canadian book/gift store Indigo!
Every time you move, it represents a life change. This feeling is amplified if you're moving from a home you've loved for years of your life.
The dog-friendly factor has taken the 1st place on the list of priorities when looking for a home. So what makes the neighbourhood dog-friendly?
"If current conditions are sustained over the coming months, we would expect to see year-over-year price growth normalize slightly above the rate of inflation."
Winner receives a $25 gift card at the fabulous Canadian book/gift store Indigo! Enjoy! Kontest ends on September 15, so make sure you reply by then!
This two-storey house with a garage has unusual quirks, but buyers weren't dissuaded. It sold before the agent's open house early June.
The Julie from the Julie Kinnear Team is very realistic, she sets a sales strategy with you as well as a listing and a marketing strategy.
"We got the house of our dreams with the first offer!"
From most ancient transportation route to significant cultural and recreational contributor, Humber River helps give the city of Toronto its name
Heather is a Certified Small Animal Massage Practitioner in Toronto who fully understands the benefits of canine rehabilitation and massage
“She was pleased as punch!” - When Lesley's 92-year-old mom went living in a retirement home, they both reached out to us for the help!
It can be a difficult experience, but educating yourself can save you money and bring its own rewards, so don't be afraid to go for it!
Interview with Teacher Anne Kinch, To Renovate or Detonate Guide, Smash Vintage Furniture Store Photo Essay & Best Toronto’s Cycling Trails
To keep with the theme of Canada turning 150, this month's winner received a $25.00 gift card to Tim Horton's.
"It was an amazing experience because we were able to buy the place that we really wanted without actually having to go through the bidding war!"
Nature, Culture, Community - Help to create a food system that is ecologically and economically sustainable while supporting your local farmers.
"We were so nervous going into a buying our first house and came out as a dream."
The recent changes in the sales and price trends have masked the fact that housing supply remains an issue in the GTA.
To keep with the theme of Canada turning 150, this month's winner will receive a $25.00 gift card to Tim Horton's!
Longing for some more privacy and a part of land to call your own? Think about moving to a family house!
More and more Torontonians are getting on their bikes this summer, wanting to explore the new routes of their beloved city.
We at The Julie Kinnear Team understand that selling your home can be a sensitive time for you. So we are really attuned to your needs, in terms of process, but also emotionally.
Dealing in anomalous character pieces, Smash is not your standard vintage store. Smash is salvage.
Happy Client Kunal knew exactly what he wanted and that’s why he chose The Julie Kinnear Team!
The winner of our July Krazy Kontest prize - a $25.00 Baskin Robbins' gift card is...
What are the pros and cons of demolishing the existing house on the property in order to build new from scratch? Should you renovate instead?
Cabbagetown Farmers’ Market, a Guide to urban garden sharing, part III of our Landlord Guide & Toronto Dyke March photo essay!
Adam and Erin found the perfect house for running a home-based day care. They enjoyed working with The Julie Kinnear Team and trusted them.
Many households are interested in purchasing a home, but these would-be buyers are waiting to see the impact of the Ontario Fair Housing Plan.
The process was pretty much a non-stressful event because we felt that Holly and The Julie Kinnear Team really knew what we were looking for.
From Toronto to Ghana, Africa, Anne Kinch helps children improve their abilities and confidence in both mathematics and literacy.
Happy 150 Canada! This month's winner can enjoy a $25.00 Baskin Robbins gift card. Good luck!
Holly from The Julie Kinnear Team was the first person that actually went to every single viewing we went to!
Celebrate the multiple layers of identities, which make Toronto extraordinary and strong, with the entire LGBTQ community.
Happy Clients Matt & Ali are looking forward to their lives in the Junction
Tenant comes first, so finding responsible tenants, collecting rent and property upkeep is an important part of being a landlord in Toronto.
Canada turns the big 150 soon and what better way to toast the day with a refreshing cocktail. This month's Krazy Kontest winner received a $25.00 LCBO gift card.
There were other multiple-unit houses in the neighbourhood, but they were more residential. This was slightly different because the zoning was different,
Cover of the REM, cherry blossoms in High Park, Part II of Landlord guide, Blue Jays clients' night, vintage store Bungalow & Recycle guide!
Experienced seller and buyer Kathryn was pleased with The Julie Kinnear Team's approach
Sarah Nixon, a garden sharing professional, has some tips on how to build a sense of community in Toronto’s urban areas.
The effect of the Ontario Fair Housing Plan remains to be seen while Toronto home buyers benefitted from a better supplied situation in May 2017.
Julie is a major go-getter & she gave us all the support we needed and did an awesome job with marketing our place.
Canada turns the big 150 soon and what better way to toast the day with a refreshing cocktail!
Supporting ecological food growing and production methods, market emphasizes working with farmers from Ontario to keep it as local as possible!
I remember seeing signs in the neighbourhood, that had this wonderful native Canadian image, an Inukshuk. And that spoke to me.
Whether they have clothes that don’t fit, old furniture or organic waste, citizens of Toronto are lucky to have many options for safe recycling.
We love the fact that Julie Kinnear and her whole team still stay in touch and are involved with our family and other families around.
Congrats Fredericka Wilkinson-Wai you are this months winner. Have fun at the spa!
"From the beginning, we were pretty much the first vintage store to have a kind of really clean aesthetic and keep everything very organized"
Happy clients Jennifer & Kevin bought their first house with The Julie Kinnear Team in Bloor West Village
It was so great to catch up with friends and clients at our night with the Blue Jays!
Purchasing a rental property can be a difficult experience, but educating yourself can save you money and heartache further down the road.
Tips for the estate sale, market report, financial advice from Jessica Moorhouse and our Toronto farmers' markets guide!
Sakura trees reach peak bloom in spring - in this time, Toronto’s High Park attracts thousands of people to admire their beauty.
Our #HappyClient Beth let Julie guide her through, what she thought was going to be, a difficult process.
Toronto buyers benefitted from considerably more choice in the marketplace.
We have a special prize this month for our Krazy Kontest - a Classic Facial (value of $113!) from Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa in Leaside!
Christina is expecting, so we decided we need a little more space so we found a house we're really happy with - here on Davisville.
It is a big honour and we just want to thank all of our clients and friends who support us every day. Thank you for letting us guide you home!
Looking for family fun or just want to restock your pantry? This guide should help you decide which farmers’ market in Toronto to visit next!
Our Happy Clients Amy and Sandra asked Julie to make their dream come true!
Jessica Moorhouse, a Toronto millennial personal finance expert, provides the financial guidance and helps others to afford their dreams
Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose - Bring yours used or unwanted household items to the Community Environment Day event!
A big congrats Daniel Bissada you are this months winner!
Happy Clients Priya and Ram were looking for a realtor that would help them sell their house. After a thorough search, they picked Julie and loved working with her!
We are very happy that we hired Julie to help us sell our house, because we have two young children and wanted to have a painless experience, and we did!
Easter is just around the corner and that means it's time to go "Easter Kolouring Krazy!"
As the older generation ages, the children will often find themselves negotiating the sometimes tricky, complex issues around an estate sale.
Annual rates of price growth continued to accelerate in March as growth in sales outstripped growth in listings.
Farmers’ market photo essay, real estate market report, summer sports camps, the first part of landlord series and our volunteering experience!
My house went on sale on a Tuesday and it sold within four days, so I was really impressed with the professionalism of the Julie Kinnear's Team.
This month's lucky winner will receive a $25.00 gift card to Laura Secord so you can treat yourself to some yummy Easter chocolate goodies!
Amazing client Patty couldn't be happier with her new dream house.
We loved volunteering in the kitchen at Good Shepherd Ministries on Queen East. Please consider donating or volunteering!
Becoming a landlord is a good way to help pay down your mortgage, generate extra income, or even create your own business. But what does it take?
Congrats Robert, you won a $500 gift certificate to Yorkshire Pudding catering!
The Julie Kinnear Team is really good at finding the spirit of a home to match their clients.
Thinking about August, or looking for ways to get your kids in the March Break camps? Here are the best spring & summer sports camps in Toronto!
Happy Clients Mike and Toni were looking for their first house with us after living in a condo for a long time.
Happy Clients Ellen and Leslie have been selling and buying condos with the JKT since 2006. Fill in our Buyer Profile Form and you can too find a home made just for you!
Until we see a marked increase in the number of homes available for sale, expect very strong annual rates of price growth to continue.
Vintage store Jacaranda Tree & Co., market report, First Time Home Buyers guide, Oscars 2017 predictions & interview with Sylvia Apostolidis
Try Toronto organic produce and have a tour through Etobicoke history - visit Winter Market at Montgomery’s Inn!
It's time for the big one! This month's Krazy Kontest winner will receive a $500.00 catered meal with Chef from Yorkshire Pudding Inc.
Our Happy Clients Alex & Sean share how does it look like when the first home you see checks all of your must-haves!
Based in Toronto, Sylvia Apostolidis and The Jasmar Group helps companies make real progress in building diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Julie is the best real estate agent that I have ever dealt with!
Read JKT's predictions for Oscars winners, pick your favourites and win a special prize!
The winner of our February Krazy Kontest is... Ruth Clark! Congrats!
We called the agency and got in contact with Holly and for one year we went around looking at open houses because we were not sure, back and forth, and finally, we decided to buy a house!
Finding and purchasing your first home can be a lot of fun, and quite rewarding with the right know-how and attitude.
Happy Clients Tamara & Pawel were looking online for an agent to represent them and saw that The JKT had sold a lot of houses in their desired area.
As we move through 2017, we expect the demand for ownership housing to remain strong, including demand from first-time buyers.
Market report, most charming TTC subway stations in Toronto, seller experience with JKT & Julie on Insider Secrets of Successful Niches podcast!
Happy February! This month's winner will receive a gift set of all-natural wipes from Boot Rescue.
"We carry literally everything from cards to beautiful rugs, chandeliers and clothing. Just very specific, for the season."
Julie demonstrated that she's an honest person and follows honest business practices
Glenn McQueenie talks with Julie Kinnear about success, her dream team, referral client base and hustling her way up the real estate ladder
Everything that Julie Kinnear and her team said that they would do they did. And it was the smoothest transition we've ever made and I would highly recommend them at any time.
We only made one offer, which was accepted and we've had nothing but positive experiences!
Congratulations to the winner of the January 2017 Krazy Kontest!
It took us a few months before we found the perfect house, but with Tyler's patience, and energy we finally landed on it.
The non- typical attributes of this 2-storey duplex had visitors fawning over the building, including one who handed in a solid pre-emptive offer over $1M.
Our happy client Megan is starting a new life chapter in her townhouse outside of Toronto.
Next time you'll look around and you’ll be amazed to find that you're actually standing in these beautiful, unconventional art galleries.
What we really need is more policy focus on issues impacting the lack of homes available for sale.
when it came time to pull the trigger, it was one simple phone call and bang, we were done in less than two weeks.
Happy New Year! To help you kick start the year off in a healthy way we are giving away a $25.00 gift card to The Sweet Potato!
Khushbu and Karna bought a fixer-upper property in Roncesvalles with the JKT last year, and after renovating it, they decided to sell, once again choosing the JKT as their representatives