Keep in mind that estate sales are very different from selling your own home!
Pete reflects on cycling, books, entrepreneurship, and influencing big change within the City of Toronto.
Based on affordability and stricter mortgage qualification standards, many buyers may have likely adjusted their preferences of a dream home.
Purchasing a Home? Holly is giving some suggestions for dealing with financial institutions!
Money saving tips to help you enjoy Toronto for less!
Tyler Delaney shares 3 things you can do to stay on top of your home's maintenance and prevent future problems.
If you head about 100 km north east from Toronto, you will reach "bright waters and happy lands"— a chain of lakes under the name Kawartha Lakes.
Jen Palacios shares an insider condo tip (with a special appearance of her doggo!)
A strong regional economy fuels population growth - all of these new households need a place to live and many have the goal of purchasing a home.
Spoiler alert, buyers love them! Julie Kinnear talks about pioneering this effective tool and what are the benefits of showing real estate online.
Offering both a quick subway ride to the downtown core and serene nature, High Park is one of Toronto's most popular neighbourhoods.
Holly Chandler recently sold her house and has some great pre-sale & decluttering tips for all the sellers out there!
Tyler Delaney talks about our partnership with the SchoolQ website that helps you research neighbourhoods, find out about schools, amenities and more!
The supply of listings continued to be a concern in September 2019, with new listings down by 1.9 per cent year-over-year.
What is the process that we go through when were listing a house? Jen Palacios from The Julie Kinnear Team lets you peek behind the curtain!
What to look for, what to ask, and what to bring? Prepare for your open house visit like a pro!
Where do you get your first impressions? It's true, online presentation of your property can make or break the deal for the potential buyers!
Since things are moving super fast and there is no room for any delays, Tyler Delaney offers the one great tip which will prepare you for this hot Toronto market.
Being our #HappyClient has many benefits, for example, getting to know about new cool technologies for your home!
Year-to-date, August growth in sales has well outstripped growth in new listings, resulting yet again in tighter market conditions.
The new Federal First Time Home Buyer Incentive helps qualified first-time homebuyers to reduce their monthly mortgage carrying costs.
Purchasing a pre-build condo can be appealing but it comes with its challenges. Read these important tips to help you make the best possible decision!
What options do you have if you want to take the equity out of your house but don't want to live in an "apartment in the sky"?
How to requalify for a mortgage, obtain a bridge financing or calculate the land transfer tax? Read these pro tips to keep your finances in check!
Downsizing or already living out of the city? We will help you maximize your Toronto home or investment property and the equity that you have in it!
With annual growth in sales far outstripping annual growth in new listings, market conditions clearly tightened compared to last year.
The Julie Kinnear Team works closely with a number of trusted specialists, from handymen to even an occupational therapist!
We can help you decipher which streets and pockets are the best for you and set your family up for some of the best education Toronto has to offer!
Although it's commonly known that summers and winters tend to be slow in terms of real estate, there are still opportunities to find a good deal during these seasons.
Let us guide you through this complex decision that affects your family and finances and protect you from the pitfalls that might wait ahead.
No change in the number of new listings meant tightened market conditions and picked up price growth, especially for higher density home types.
Tyler Delaney shares everything you need to know about the new Federal First Time Home Buyer Incentive in our latest Insider Tips From The JKT video.
After six months of searching, #HappyClients Kyle and Evelyn found their first dream home in Mimico with the help of Tyler Delaney.
The second quarter of 2019 appears to be reflecting a positive shift in consumer sentiment toward ownership housing.
Tired of renting and dreaming about a place to call your own? We can help, first time home buyers are our specialty!
Learn why investing in pre-construction condos is not as lucrative real estate strategy as it used to be and what you can do to avoid the risks.
A pre-sale home inspection can help a seller and their real estate agent make important decisions on improvements, accurate pricing, and more!
Deciding if downsizing from a house to a condo is right for you? Here are 7 things you should consider before making a move.
With a great team of professionals who we recommend, we are there to help and guide you all the way through, from beginning to the end.
April's growth in new listings is still not keeping pace with sales, which points to the ongoing housing supply issue in the GTA.
In the same way that it is important to schedule a physical with your doctor, it’s important for a homeowner to get a real estate checkup with an expert.
Decide if the condo living with kids is for you with perspective & tips from urban families raising their children with the best views in Toronto
Agents are hosting their open houses so other realtors can preview the property and stay on top of the market.
In many GTA neighbourhoods, we continue to see competition between buyers for available listings, which provides a level of support for home prices.
A terrific opportunity to own a stunning 3,400 sq.ft home on a lovely cul-de-sac in Collingwood, which is a hot 4 season destination for Torontonians!
Are you curious what Julie Kinnear DOES every day? Peek behind the curtain and learn about the interesting responsibilities of a JKT real estate consultant.
Sophisticated High Park / Roncesvalles Residence! This stunning renovated 2.5 storey detached 5 bedroom home with main floor addition and private drive, parking for 2 cars is located in the heart of the neighbourhood. Almost 4000 square feet of unparalleled space […]
Although there is not one simple answer, Tyler Delaney from The Julie Kinnear Team talks about 3 major factors you should consider before buying.
Calling all you City Slickers... This 3 storey freehold townhome located in the Garden District offers unique space you just don't find anymore. 2600 sq ft of divine living space. Main floor family room, 3+1 bedrooms, 3 baths, rooftop terrace […]
Owning a house comes with a lot of perks, but also a lot of responsibilities. We can help you with that.
Picture Perfect Property will gain the most possible attention of right buyers, sell quickly, and ultimately increase its market price.
Since separation and divorce are delicate situations, we at The Julie Kinnear Team use our expertise to protect our clients and make their transition as smooth and worry-free as possible
With federal budget and election on the horizon, it will be interesting to see what policy measures are announced to help with home ownership affordability.
We at The Julie Kinnear Team understand that selling your home can be a sensitive time.
Renovating your home before selling it? What return you can expect on the investment you have put into your house over the years?
Happy Clients Felicia and Brian found their dream house - quickly and confidently - with the help of Holly Chandler.
Tyler Delaney of The Julie Kinnear Team talks about why is it important to meet with your real estate agent beforehand.
Happy Client Paul, who sold his Junction home with The Julie Kinnear Team after being recommended by his neighbour, talks about our honest business practices.
It is encouraging to see the increase in January transactions on a year-over-year basis, even with the inclement weather experienced in the GTA.
Modern 3 storey condo-town built by Mattomy Homes is move-in ready! Rarely do these townhomes come on the market for sale! A fantastic opportunity for a multitude of buyers; singles, couples, young families, or downsizers! Great community spirit and friendly neighbours […]
Happy Clients Karen and Andreas had a positive experience buying their first house with Holly after only one offer!
Incredible Value in Thriving Junction Triangle! A great opportunity to get into the market while you still can! Bonus of an insulated private studio/workshop to use as you desire! A rare find in the city and a cool space to have! […]
Toronto Sales Representative Lisa Taliano talks about how does the first time home buying process looks like & why you should be excited about it
Happy Client Gail decided to move her aging mother after living for 65 years in Parkdale with her sister.
Should you buy or sell first? Toronto Sales Representative Julie Kinnear talks about the options surrounding the age old question.
After living in the middle of Toronto for 22 years, our Happy Client Megan is starting a new life chapter in her townhouse outside the city.
Real estate agents and professional stagers are key in increasing home's overall appeal to buyers & decreasing the time it spends on the market.
The market conditions were improved in the second half of the year, both from a sales and pricing standpoint.
A New Year's Treat on sought after Garden Avenue. Turnkey opportunity for Couples, Families and Downsizers! Move in, unpack and relax in this stunning renovated 2 storey semi with superb ceiling height on all 3 levels. Open concept main floor […]
Happy new Roncy homeowners Jeff & Lauren share their experience working with Tyler from The Julie Kinnear Team.
The best design experts are weighing in on the hottest interior and decor trends for 2019 to help make your home look Pinterest ready!
Sunnylea seller Ron was looking to get maximum value for his house and made the right decision to call The Julie Kinnear Team.
Happy Clients John and Tammy purchased their first home with Jen's help - they liked her laid-back approach and all the data!
Our #HappyClients Khushbu & Karna bought a fixer-upper property in Roncesvalles & were looking for a maximum return on the real estate investment
Lower numbers in November's new listings suggest that, in many neighbourhoods, competition between buyers may have increased.
Colleen was going to sell her house but had a small problem with the grass in front of it being too long. Luckily, there was Julie with clippers!
Happy Client Juliana rented her first home in Unionville, Ontario with Lisa Taliano's help.
There is much to discuss about the mortgage rate increases and how & if it will impact you. Reach out to us to get some personalized information.
Although buying your first house can be a daunting experience, everything is easier with the right agent by your side!
Happy Client Louise decided to move back to Vancouver, BC, after many happy years in her Rosedale residence.
Loyal client Adam had a great experience working with Holly Chandler & referred The Julie Kinnear Team to his friends and family!
Moving homes? While it may be tempting to cut some financial corners, hiring movers is an investment of your time and your peace of mind.
Work with a Realtor who is familiar with local market conditions, otherwise you might find it more difficult to find a home that meets your needs
Be a prepared buyer & have the best success in getting exactly what you want with our step-by-step guide to the home buying process in Toronto
When our long-term client Allan and his wife found out they were expecting the second son, they decided it was time to look for a bigger place.
Happy Clients Madhu & Kedar approached Julie with a big decision in their minds - moving to Oakville & getting there in time for the school year
Don't let owning a dog discourage you from living in a dream home, it's totally doable!
Many buyers have returned to the market after the new mortgage rules, as ownership housing still remains a solid long-term investment.
Watch Happy Clients Ryan & Natalie talk about their experience with The Julie Kinnear Team & book a free first time home buyer consultation today
The Julie Kinnear Team can help with both SELLING and FINDING that new home - the perfect place where to make memories together.
Superb condo in Davisville Village! This spacious 1 bedroom lower penthouse boasts spectacular views of the CN Tower. Walk to Davisville Station, shops, restaurants and parks. Owned parking and locker. Stay tuned coming to MLS on Monday!
Cool farmers' market, a vintage store in Bloor West, news from the market report and tip for a day trip from Toronto! This is all you missed!
Has your house become too big for you? Want to enjoy your time somewhere more practical? We'll happily guide you to your new dream home.
Kevin and Katherine wanted to sell their house to be closer to their family. Watch the testimonial about how they made it happen with our #team!
The improved demand and the slowly, but steadily rising prices are a proof of buyers scared by the new guidelines re-entering the Toronto market.
Toronto family sold and bought in Roncesvalles High Park with Julie and Holly from JKT! Watch a testimonial about their experience with our team.
Watch Janet's testimonial about how our team helped her and Tom join their families together under one roof in a new fabulous home!
Pride Month, Oscar-winning movie shot in Toronto or JKT expanding the team! This is what you missed in June.
Sales were up 17.6 per cent on a monthly basis! Find out more about the Toronto housing market in our report.
Moving out of Toronto? Take a look at what Kenny said about working with our team!
Beautifully renovated detached family home in Long Branch just a short stroll to the Lake. Main floor family room, 3 large bedrooms, 3 baths and fully finished lower level. Stay tuned coming next week.
Matt and Ulana loved working with Holly and the Julie Kinnear Team! Watch their testimonial about moving to forever home!
Check out Steve and Lindsey's testimonial to see how they went through the process with our team!
It’s finally time; The Julie Kinnear Team is growing! We're looking for candidates to do more than just showings.
The correct answer to our question "Which park is the most filmed park in the world?" is Central Park, New York.
Catch up on all you have missed from JKT May News!
For the vast majority of residents in the GTA homes, there is no choice but to deal with the potential issues & struggles of having to compromise.
The Julie Kinnear Team helps Allison sell her home and win a bidding war! Watch her testimonial to find out more.
Why are many home buyers still finding it difficult find a home that meets their needs? Read more in Toronto Real Estate May Market Report.
Amy and Steven were looking for a very special house, and as first time buyers, they appreciated Jen Palacious' consultant approach and support.
Want to find out more about selling an estate in Toronto? Watch Dan's testimonial.
Solo real estate buyer in competitive housing market? Improve your chances of qualifying for a mortgage and fulfil your dreams of homeownership.
Catherine sold her house with Julie Kinnear Team within 7 days! Watch her testimonial about the great experience she had with us.
April was unpredictable when it came to weather, but we tried to cheer you up a bit with our articles!
Simply Perfection! Renovated, detached 2.5 storey home in one of the best neighbourhoods in the central core.
Sakura trees reach peak bloom in spring. In this time, Toronto’s High Park attracts thousands of people to admire their beauty.
Learn more about April statistics of Toronto Real Estate Market.
Our team helped Dave and Belinda sell their condo and buy a new one in Downtown Toronto. Watch their testimonial here.
Rockstar Residence in Roncesvalles! This is the type of home many growing families have been waiting for...and it doesn't come along often enough! This stunning, detached 2.5 storey, grand 5 bedroom home is set on a quiet, one-way street. Renovated with […]
Sweet Semi! Surprisingly spacious, 3+1 bedroom semi-detached 2 storey home in the Junction Triangle. Ideal ‘hood’ to get into while you still can and watch your investment grow! Proudly owned by the same family for the past 60 years and never […]
Watch Rich's testimonial about how we helped his daughter purchase her very first condo!
There's a lot to consider when looking for your Forever Home! This is where the trained professionals at the Julie Kinnear Team can help you.
Know anyone looking in Humber Valley to build or renovate? This hidden gem is on a large, proper, well proportioned rectangular lot, (ie. NOT on a corner) and located on a quiet street in Humber Valley. Stay tuned coming soon!
Opportunity Knocks in the Best of the West Locations! As they say location location location! Centrally located in prime High Park/Roncesvalles, just west of Roncesvalles Ave, east of Sunnyside Ave, and slightly south of Howard Park Ave. Large 2.5 storey, […]
Are you considering moving up to your "forever" home in Toronto? Watch Alex and Jessica's testimonial and contact our team for help!
Explore LGBTQ+ Neighbourhoods in Toronto, put a spotlight on JKT, get to know how we celebrated the festive days and how was the market in March!
Absolutely Fabulous! Stunning, renovated 1 bedroom soft loft in prime King West. Extra large balcony, cool exposed concrete ceilings and column, exposed duct work, stone counters, luxury 4 piece bath. Walk to some of the best restaurants, bars shops and […]
Hey Toronto, get ready for the Community Environment Day on April 28, 2018 at Sorauren Park, starting at 10:00am!
If you're about to move into a smaller property, watch Linda's story about downsizing and don't hesitate to contact us!
Get ready, we have an incredible detached 2.5 storey home in Roncy coming out this week. Here are just a few details. Formal and spacious principal rooms, main floor powder room, 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and ample storage space. […]
Spring has sprung. The deep cold is gone and daylight savings has come, and the new mortgage rules haven’t toppled anything.
Are you tired of moving and you want to settle down? Let us help you with that.
Rare Offering in HOT Davisville Village! Exceptional floor plan with 9’ ceilings and 1280 square feet of elegant living space! Rarely does a corner unit of this size come on the market in the building. Get downtown in minutes by way […]
Jordan and Annemarie moved into their first dream home with the help of Tyler Delaney!
In addition to the actual purchase price, there are a number of other expenses that you might be expected to pay for.
As we move further into the spring and summer months, growth in sales and selling prices is expected to pick up relative to last year.
Having a pre-approved mortgage will give you the confidence of knowing exactly what you can spend on a home before you start looking.
Let us help you sell your house and move into a smaller property! Watch Ronn & Ann's story about how downsizing can be done easily with our team.
Do you want to start a new chapter by moving from a house to a condo? Watch Martha´s story to see how we helped her with the downsizing process.
With us, your first home will be the perfect home! Watch Jen's testimonial on buying a condo of her dreams.
Clients Cliff & Amanda found a home with the guidance of Holly Chandler, who helped them to reduce anxieties about competitive Toronto Market.
It is not surprising that home prices in some market segments were flat to down in January compared to last year.
Moving to a forever home? Location is one of the most important things to think about, whether it's hills in the country or the vibrant city line
Custom upgraded suite in prime Kingsway condo! Sun-filled south-west facing corner unit with spectacular views overlooking the courtyard and mature neighbourhood homes. This incredibly spacious suite features 1200 square feet, with 9 ceilings throughout! 2 bedrooms plus den, 2 full baths, […]
Whether you need to help pay down your mortgage or just want to save money, renting a secondary suite is a great way to create a secondary income
Our knowledge of current listings, market trends, schools and organizations will help you find a community or neighbourhood that fits your needs.
A boutique, low-rise building in the sought after Old Mill/Riverside Drive pocket of Bloor West Village. Exceptional floor plan, 2 large bedrooms, 2 full baths, a deluxe kitchen, covered balcony, parking, locker... The list goes on. Shows to perfection! Stay […]
It's important to appeal to as many senses as possible - often buyers aren't able to see past the cosmetic features to the qualities of your home
Much of the sales volatility in 2017 was brought about by government policy decisions.
Owning a house comes with a lot of perks, but also a lot of responsibilities. We can help you with that.
It's important to have an idea of the return you can expect on the investment you have put into your house over the years.
Our Happy Clients Kevin & Alissa moved to their forever home in East End. They loved Holly's thoughtful advice, information & availability!
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?
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!
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
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.
Extra-wide 3 bedroom semi in Superb North Toronto Neighbourhood! Spacious family home set on an extra deep 150 foot lot is a rare find in the area with potential to add on in the future. Located in the sought after John […]
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.
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!
We have an incredible rental property coming out on one of the best streets of Little Italy. 3 self-contained suites with excellent income potential. Main floor family room, sound-proofed, 4+1 bedrooms, 1.5 car garage. That's Amore!
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.
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
"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."
My birth date to MLS will be this Monday Oct 16th. I am a beautifully renovated 3+1 bedroom semi located on one of the best streets of Bloor West Village.
The Julie Kinnear Team WILL get the most amount of money for you, with the least amount of hassles in Toronto Real Estate market.
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.
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.
Detached Bloor West Village 4 bedroom home with private drive. Loving cared for and meticulously maintained by the original owners for over 50 plus years! Since 2009 there has not been a property listed for sale on this quiet street […]
"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."
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."
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!"
“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!
"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!"
"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.
Longing for some more privacy and a part of land to call your own? Think about moving to a family house!
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.
Happy Client Kunal knew exactly what he wanted and that’s why he chose The Julie Kinnear Team!
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?
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.
Holly from The Julie Kinnear Team was the first person that actually went to every single viewing we went to!
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.
There were other multiple-unit houses in the neighbourhood, but they were more residential. This was slightly different because the zoning was different,
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.
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.
Happy clients Jennifer & Kevin bought their first house with The Julie Kinnear Team in Bloor West Village
Purchasing a rental property can be a difficult experience, but educating yourself can save you money and heartache further down the road.
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.
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!
Stunning, 2 storey detached, 5 bedroom home in prime Parkdale/Roncy location! Exceptional floor plan you just have to see!
Our Happy Clients Amy and Sandra asked Julie to make their dream come true!
Stunning & Spacious 2 Storey Suite ~ Feels More Like A House! Over 1600 sf with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 underground parking spots + locker, 2 breathtaking terraces on both the main & second floor with tranquil ravine and […]
Detached 2 storey home with adorable coach house in superb location of Dovercourt Park.
Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose - Bring yours used or unwanted household items to the Community Environment Day event!
Renovated bungalow on a premium pie-shaped lot, tucked away at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. This 3+1 bedroom boasts a 1 bdrm rental/in-law suite with separate entrance. Incredible outdoor space includes a wrap around cedar deck which is over […]
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!
We have an incredible 3 storey, Freehold TownHome coming out in sought after Clarkson Village in Mississauga. Stay tuned coming soon!
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.
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!
Updated detached 2 storey home in a prime location just steps from St. Clair! Stay tuned just a sleep away coming out this Monday!
Amazing client Patty couldn't be happier with her new dream house.
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?
We have an amazing semi-detached coming out next Tuesday on a prime street of Roncesvalles. Stay tuned.
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.
Happy Clients Mike and Toni were looking for their first house with us after living in a condo for a long time.
Super Sexy Newly Renovated Custom Home! A unique urban home located on a quiet historic tree lined street! Centered around the best neighbourhoods the City has to offer - Little Italy, Kensington Market, the Annex, U Of T and Downtown core. […]
We have a special property coming out next week! An incredible investment opportunity in a prime location of Dufferin Grove. 3 well maintained, spacious apartments with good income. This property boasts several options for today's savvy buyer looking to get […]
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.
Our Happy Clients Alex & Sean share how does it look like when the first home you see checks all of your must-haves!
Julie is the best real estate agent that I have ever dealt with!
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.
Grand 2 bed, 2 bath apartment in swanky Rosedale location! 1440 square feet plus large balcony! Stay tuned coming out on Valentines Day.
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.
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
Superb opportunity in picturesque Bloordale Gardens neighbourhood. Spacious, detached bungalow with 3+1 bedrooms, finished lower level and an attached 1 car garage and private drive parking for 3 additional cars. Stay tuned coming soon!
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.
Hold on to your hats, this is the one you have been waiting for in popular Bloor West Village! Superb school district! A beautifully updated 3 bedroom semi (feels more like a detached) with 2nd floor laundry, finished lower level, […]
We only made one offer, which was accepted and we've had nothing but positive experiences!
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.
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.
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
Luxury and glamour don’t have to come with a high price tag. We can show you some tricks which are downright budget, while delivering big impact.
In a region like the GTA, where the average commute is 65.5 minutes, it’s no wonder that more people are looking at working from home alternative
Julie and her team were amazing, quite professional, I didn't have a lot to do - thank you Julie.
Home buying activity remained strong in November 2016, but Toronto Real Estate Board President talks about the ongoing tight market conditions
At the north end of the Annex, near the Tarragon Theatre, one of the only properties summer shoppers could tour was this detached residence across from Cawthra Playground.
It has been a busy Fall market - with many of our clients finding their dream home, moving up or downsizing and continuing with the buying/selling of investment properties.
In a bid to cool what some worried was an overheated market the Canadian Liberal government recently announced changes to mortgage rules.
It was really well priced because it’s on a busier street, but comparable houses were not detached – usually they were semi-detached – and not as renovated.
Fantastic opportunity in the Junction! Live/work space with 2 separate suites - 2 furnaces/hot water tanks/gas and hydro meters. Hold on to your hats this is amazing listing will be on the market next Wednesday.
We have a buyer looking to downsize into a 2 bedroom condo over 1,000 sq.ft. Ideally in the Merton or Leaside area. If your place matches this criteria and you are ready to sell please contact Jen Palacios on our […]
There are already so many decisions to be made when buying a condo. One under-discussed decision is about whether to include a parking spot or storage locker in the sale.
When opening day arrived, there were about 40 showings and three pre-emptive offers.
It was my family home, it was tough to let go of that house. Julie, she understood, she was very helpful and patient.
Beautifully renovated bungalow in a prime west end neighbourhood in the Norseman School district.
Stunning brand new 3 storey town home currently under construction!
The books on this list are focused on helping you improve your business strategy and build great relationships with both your colleagues and your clients. So put the kettle on and start reading!
Just as you might have expected, September was a busy month for Toronto real estate agents. The demand for affordable housing remains strong, but the problem with the lack of listings remains a big issue.
Hi Internet, my name is Theresa Scandiffio and I’ve recently purchased a loft thanks to Jen from the Julie Kinnear Team, so I wanted just take time to give a shoutout.
I purchased my first place with the Julie Kinnear Team. And I am extremely happy! I was buying on my own, which was a daunting experience, but I was very happy to have the guidance of the team and of the agent that I was working with.
Renovated Row House! This modern, freehold town is located in the incredibly vibrant & sought after Junction neighbourhood. Bright, open-concept main floor plan with a renovated kitchen, 2 large bedrooms plus a den, 2 full luxurious updated baths & a finished lower level […]
Fergus had been looking for a home with rental income for a long time before hiring the Julie Kinnear Team to help him with his search. Shortly thereafter, he purchased his first house in the East End!
Charming & Spacious Semi in Superb Location! Inviting 2 storey Edwardian family home located on a premium street in one of Toronto’s most established neighbourhoods. Bright, open-concept main floor plan boasts a family room off the back with a 2 piece powder […]
Stunning, Century old Edwardian Mansion!
Strong sales and low supply was the mark of yet another month this year. Read more about it in the August Market Report!
Spacious Detached on Pretty Lot! Beautiful, 2.5 storey upgraded home in hip Junction Triangle! Flooded with natural light this spacious over 2000 square foot home (including the full and finished lower level) offers spectacular indoor & outdoor living space. 4 bedrooms includes […]
Home prices in Toronto were up another seventeen percent in July. The market continues to boom, and that has many younger buyers worried. Can I afford to finance a purchase of a home at these prices? Yes, you can.
"The whole JKT team is being really supportive and helpful and makes the whole experience a lot less stressful."
The Toronto real estate market has behaved as expected in July, but the rapid growth we were experiencing last years might start slowing down.
Mid-April, a house hunter attempted to buy this semi-detached, three-storey Victorian before the open house, but their pre-emptive offer was quickly challenged and defeated by several other bidders.
We’ve taken the liberty of making your life a bit easier by finding the best and cheapest places to park in Downtown Toronto.
Beautifully renovated, detached home located in a quiet upper Annex pocket proudly known as the vibrant 'Tarragon Village'! Gourmet kitchen, 3 large bedrooms, 2nd floor laundry, 4 baths, finished lower level with separate entrance and private parking. Stay tuned coming soon!
The continuing increase of sales of all housing types across the GTA is pushing the number of available listings to unprecedented lows.
The appetite for Roncesvalles Village residences is high, especially for original Victorians, so nearly 100 buyers booked private showings or attended the open house for this 2-1/2-storey house near Sorauren Park.
Though there is no winning formula to determine a potential tenant's goodness, there are certain steps a landlord can take to prevent conflicts and unrest and avoid being stuck with an unruly or disruptive tenant.
Jodi & Ben tell their story of moving to High Park in Toronto from Europe with lots of help from The Julie Kinnear Team.
Alison and Joe found the perfect house in the Kingsway neighbourhood while working with Holly Chandler and The Julie Kinnear Team.
Meet Jessica & Alex who combined forces with her parents to invest and build a custom dream home in downtown Toronto (Roncesvalles).
A buyer who is going to be using financing for the purchase might have a mortgage provider send out an appraiser before the offer date.
Amazing opportunity in Mimico. This beautiful detached 2 storey home sits on a picturesque large lot just minutes to the Lake. Main floor family room, enclosed front facing sun room, 3 bedrooms plus a fully finished lower level and private […]
The real estate market in Toronto in May has again a record-breaking number of sales, increasing average prices and shortage of supply.
Colleen was going to sell her house, but had a small problem with long grass in the front lawn. Luckily, there was Julie with clippers!
Huge, detached 2.5 storey home in sought after Baby Point. 5 bedrooms + main floor office, 3 baths, finished lower level, private drive and detached garage. The list goes on... Stay tuned coming Monday!
By taking some of the steps mentioned in this article and saving as much as you can, that first home may be closer than you think.
Forget spending hours in walk-in vintage stores trying to find that special piece. John Baltazar from What The Vintage wants you to buy your next great furniture item online.
Spacious 2 bedroom with parking in an amazing location, steps to Liberty Village, Queen West and King West shops and restaurants.
Rod & Ann have grown-up children and found themselves with "too much house" to live in. They decided to sell with Julie and got fabulous results!
A terrace and view like no other in the building! Custom layout and luxuriously upgraded, spacious 2+1 bedroom suite with a huge terrace!
This Superb Roncy Home Offers Many Options! Much larger then it appears ~ A charming 3 bedroom end of row (like a semi) on sought after street in a priceless Roncesvalles location. Over 1800 square feet including the finished lower level with […]
Hot Opportunity in Hip West Location! Charming, century Victorian end of row town home located in trendy south Parkdale location with friendly neighbours, steps to transit, schools, parks, fabulous shops, cafes, restaurants & markets. An excellent layout with over 2200 […]
One of our favourite loft buildings in Roncy and considered by many to be one of the top 10 authentic loft buildings in Toronto. This highly sought after building and loft comes with 2 bedrooms, a HUGE covered patio, owned […]
Read these 11 expert tips on how to make a confident bid, stand out among the others, and get the home of your dreams.
The April numbers on the Toronto real estate market have met the expectations and the sales figures could have been even higher.
This two-bedroom-plus-den suite was largely courted by buyers downsizing from homes in Rosedale, Summerhill and the Annex.
With home prices verging on the unaffordable for many young couples, should boomers ante up and help their kids buy a new property in the city?
Grand High Park family home sings to perfection! Detached 3 storey massive 5 bdrm home has all the bells and whistles! Amazing 3rd floor master suite, 4 baths and finished lower level. Amazing location.
Large Family Home in John Ross Robertson Catchment! This spacious, detached 4 bedroom home is set on a wide 40 foot lot in this exclusive North Toronto neighbourhood! Elegant centre hall plan and generously sized principal rooms including a superb main floor […]
Think you can't afford to buy a large detached home in a great neighbourhood in today's market? Well think again! This hot property is coming to the market on Monday, here are a few details. Detached, 2 storey in the […]
When a “Coming Soon” sign popped up on the lawn of this renovated three-storey house, house hunters moved fast. One of the first ten visitors through the door made a $302,000-over-asking bid to secure the property.
Linda shares her story as she moved from a big old home and found the perfect property to save for retirement.
The Globe and Mail published an interesting article about bidding wars and gives some general advice on how to survive them. Worth reading.
Louise moved to Toronto over 9 years ago and now she decided to move back to BC and knew she had to call the Julie Kinnear team.
If you were wondering about the current status of the Eglinton Crosstown transportation project, you can check the map with the ongoing works.
Stress should be on responsible pet ownership rather than having no pet policy.
High Park Opportunity on Big Lot! Lots of potential to make this a forever home in this detached 4 bedroom century house that has been lovingly cared for by the same family for the past 60 years. Ideally set on a south […]
Impressive 3 Storey Victorian! Beautifully renovated, 3 bedroom semi-detached home with classic elegance and charm abound! 3300 square feet of grand living space on all 4 levels with an abundance of storage space in the lower level! Stay tuned coming […]
"Rentals properties with basement suites are very, very popular. So having two apartments on the main and second floor – [which] were well laid out – would be super easy to rent out."
The first quarter is behind us and the real estate market has been following the anticipated path upwards. Find out more in March Market Report!
John and Tammy worked with Jen from the Julie Kinnear Team on buying their first home and they're pretty excited about it.
We were thrilled to hear how happy Sean & Katherine were when the Julie Kinnear Team helped them buy and sell their home here in Toronto.
Gorgeous, updated detached home in a prime location of Mimico. Stunning open concept main floor with sunken living room, soaring ceilings, renovated kitchen and 2 piece powder room. 3 bedrooms, finished lower level and tons of parking. Stay tuned coming […]
The Green Light District that now sits at 365 Roncesvalles Avenue is the second iteration of the Peets' furniture and accessory shop.
Contemporary Custom Renovation in Bedford Park! Light, bright and stylish, 3 storey end unit row house includes almost 2500 square feet of great family living space on all 4 levels! • Elegant open concept principal rooms with designer decor • Modern […]
Daniela and Mike were at first nervous about selling their condo, but after being guided by the JKT, they were better prepared for the move.
This semi-detached house drew two competing bids by the end of its first day on the market.
Second month and already the first record number of sales! The 21.1 per cent difference between this year and 2015 is quite striking!
Amazing Opportunity in Roncy! Cherished, one family owned home for over 53 years! This gorgeous south facing 2.5 storey boasts 5 bedrooms and almost 3000 square feet of spectacular living space including the lower level. Bonus of 3 parking spots off […]
A Hidden Retreat! MUST SEE! Much larger than it appears with 3000 square feet of incredible living/entertaining space! Detached bungalow set back from the street on a large pie shaped, 170 foot deep lot. Amazing flow and well-laid out main floor […]
Here is a great summary of the recent changes to rules about getting a mortgage in Canada. The changes came into effect February 15th, 2015.
Let’s take a look at some of the most significant changes to Toronto real estate over the last decade.
Excellent Investment Opportunity! Complete with 3 separate apartments each with their own entrance. An excellent layout with over 2300 square feet (including the lower level)! Well proportioned principle rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, large workshop/storage shed in the backyard and […]
First month of 2016 has kick-started the year with it’s 8.2 per cent increase of sales compared to January 2015.
"Inside of the house there is a lot of cool stuff and the house is kind of curved on the floor! It's near all my friends!" - says Aiden.
The Bentley condominiums total 84 units, but just one was on the market this fall, this one-bedroom-plus-den suite. Only nine visitors completed tours before the sellers were presented with two competing offers.
This months Krazy Kontest winner will get a night out for 2 to Cineplex Odeon which includes 2 admissions, 2 soft drinks and 1 popcorn.
Detached, 2 storey home on the best street in Leaside! Stay tuned coming soon.
Our loyal client Adam was so pleased with his experience working with Holly that he has referred many of his friends and family.
The New York Times has published the annual list of the 52 places to go in the upcoming year and Toronto is in the top ten!
Mystery Listing Coming Soon! Elegant and spacious 2 + 1 bedroom suite in a boutique Rosedale building. Stay tuned, coming soon!
December 2015 has been following the trend of increasing number of sales with the 2nd best sales result ever recorded.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Janet talks about joining families together with her husband Tom and buying a new house with the Julie Kinnear Team.
Stunning, 1 bedroom + large den with the most amazing unobstructed views the city has to offer! Stay tuned coming Tuesday.
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.
Mystery Listing Coming Soon! Gorgeous 3 bedroom semi just minutes to the beach and the Danforth!
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.
Mystery Listing Coming Soon! Beautifully renovated 3 bedroom semi-detached home in Swansea. Stay tuned coming Wednesday.
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!
Mystery Listing Coming Soon! Story Book Setting! Often admired home just a short walk to the best of the Junction and Bloor West Village. Coming Wednesday call Holly Chandler for details.
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!
Mystery Listing Coming Soon! Gorgeous, 3 storey executive freehold townhome filled with luxurious finishes!
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.
Upscale Living at Yonge & Bloor! Fabulous 1 bedroom condo located in “Tiffany Terrace”, a quiet boutique building in Bloor-Yorkville!
Renovated and spacious 2 storey detached home in North Toronto set on an extra deep 150 foot lot is a rare find in the area.
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.
Spacious over a 1000 square foot 2 bedroom, 2 bath in a quiet downtown boutique building.
Trendy, updated and spacious semi conveniently located across the street from DA Morrison Middle School and playground in East York!
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!