Oh So Weary Of Bidding Wars

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Webster Dictionary defines Weary as: 1: exhausted in strength, endurance, vigour, or freshness 2: expressing or characteristic of weariness <a weary sign> 3: having one’s patience, tolerance, or pleasure exhausted —used with of <my Buyers grew weary of waiting> For we realtors engaged in the Toronto real estate market, now…
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Star Search

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For this week’s Globe and Mail ad column, running most weeks for the past 18 years, I decided to promote my current listings as the sparkly dazzling digs they are. Check this out! What better way to feature spectacular properties! ~ Steven Amusing Ads – Globe & Mail
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Architectural Delight

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For many mature cities expanding in size and economies, the pressures of a growing population will spawn changes in land use, increased density and property redevelopment. What were once an urban centre’s suburbs serving the working and middle classes a few generations earlier can become highly desirable ‘downtown’ neighbourhoods serving a growing affluent professional elite willing to pay a premium…
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Dance, Then Dine In Leslieville

Leslieville/Riverside
Although circumstances derailed me from attending ‘Art Toronto’ last weekend (Sniff!), I kept my Friday evening clear to attend the production of ‘Pteros Tactics’ choreographed by Christopher House for the Toronto Dance Theatre presented at the Winchester Street Theatre. Christopher House is an amazing choreographer. In fact, he was just voted as ‘Best…
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Sales Numbers Climb For Fall 2011

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Despite economic mayhem unravelling in Europe and the United States, Toronto Canada continues to see a robust market. With October sales figures on the Multiple Listing Service showing a 17.5% increase from the previous year, our market remains Hot Hot Hot! PropertyWire, the leading publication for property investors and industry professionals…
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Peek-A-View 5

College Street / Little Italy
Don’t you love the magic and romance of a ship’s cabin? Spaces like this served as the inspiration for my most recent renovation. Although I am two screws and a contractor short to have my gorgeous new custom stainless steel art rail from www.stylegarage.com installed on the main floor, my home loft home…
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I Like The Red Ones

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I like the red ones! No, I’m not talking about Smarties, those delicious confections I adore now, as much as when I was a kid. I’m talking about red leaves…the colour displayed as deciduous trees absorb as much of their nutrients as possible before falling into dormancy for winter. Here’s one particularly…
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Investors Beware

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Recent data has revealed that a lot of investors have sunk their speculative capital in the Toronto housing market. A chunk of it is in the high-rise condominium marketplace, many of which are set to take delivery in the near future. Click HERE for our latest press on the subject matter, with a tip on where your…
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