VINTAGE FURNITURE STORES IN TORONTO: THE ART OF DEMOLITION
Mathew Cromwell, the founder of The Art of Demolition, kept finding pieces of furniture and other odds and ends at his job sites that he couldn't bear to see thrown away.
"I didn't have the heart to destroy beautiful things," he answered when we asked him how he started his vintage and salvage shop in the Junction 7 years ago. You can find two categories of things in this store: the custom work, which you can order from The Art of Demolition (and which will almost certainly involve rescued materials), and furniture that he designs on spec from interesting bits of salvage, and stocks in the store. Read the full article with photo-essay here.
Gorgeous Victorian houses, underground sub-culture of the 1960’s and the birth of Pride. The Village is a distinct neighbourhood and the heart of Toronto’s LGBTQ community. After reading its unique story you will really want to visit the neighbourhood.
JKT SPOTLIGHT: TRACEY SLOGA
A mum, inventor and a boss. Get to know inspiring Tracey Sloga, a Torontonian whose invention has been featured in magazines everywhere and is available online in over 50 different countries worldwide! In the interview she talks about how she managed to set up successfull business out of the blue. You'll also find out more about the her product BootRescue, an all-natural range of wipes for any type of footwear, designed to help you get a lot more mileage out of your kicks.
TORONTO REAL ESTATE MARKET APRIL 2018
There is a saying: "April showers bring May flowers."
Is it true when it comes to Toronto Real Estate Market in April 2018?
The Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,792 sales through TREB's MLS® System in April 2018. The average selling price was $804,584. On a year-over-year basis, sales were down by 32.1 per cent and the average selling price was down by 12.4 per cent.
Once we are past the current policy-based volatility, home owners should expect to see the resumption of a moderate and sustained pace of price growth in line with a strong local economy and steady population growth according to Jason Mercer, the TREB's Director of Market Analysis.