Saturday, March 24, 2018
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Happy Holidays from our family to yours

I wanted to take a quick moment and wish you all happy holidays and the best in the upcoming year.  It’s been a great year for us at the office and I look forward to your continued support to help you with all your real estate needs. We won’t be taking much time off during the holidays as we will ... Read More »

New mortgage rules are here

It’s been a long way coming and the new rules are finally here to help deter the market from being a run away freight train.  The new mortgage rules were just announced on October 3, 2016 and we’ve been following them closely to see what they would mean for buyers and sellers in this market. Here’s a recap of the ... Read More »

Interviewing a Real Estate Investor about Toronto Real Estate

Here’s an interview that I did with a friend and author, Quentin DeSouza, who is a very active member of Real Estate Investment Network in Canada. I met Quentin years ago via my online marketing and videos and we soon became good friends. I learnt a lot from him about how he’s been making money in real estate by finding ... Read More »

An Amazing Month!!

Last month I told you about starting a new project called the Happiness Project under which I would be posting on daily basis about three things I’m grateful for. It’s been an amazing month yet I was inauthentic with myself and felt guilty for not posting updates and I’m going to strive to change this. Here are couple of things ... Read More »

New friends, music and dog walks – April 3, 2016

Today is day 3 of my happiness project and following are the three things that I’m grateful for: I met a wonderful young women today who is currently working at a law clerk for a firm and also has a side business of professional consulting via email and offers services to anyone looking for help with a broken relationship in their ... Read More »

Meeting an old friend – April 2, 2016

Keeping up with my promise to post three things that I appreciate in my life; here are my three things for today: After many attempts since the new year, I was finally able to meet an old friend for which I’m very grateful for. There are people in your life that think they take too much from you while not ... Read More »

The happiness project – 3 things or more

I was stressed this morning at the doctors’ office getting tests done and while reading a magazine came across an article about happiness and the author made some points that hit home for me. While I was worried and sad as I’ve been having some health issues and the doctor hasn’t been able to figure out what’s wrong, I became happy ... Read More »

Out of the office and in Brazil

I love travelling!   I had taken an amazing trip last winter where I spent time backpacking through Philippines and decided that I need to do this more often. It’s 2016, a new year and I’m heading out again for a backpacking trip to Brazil. Brazil has an amazing carnival in February of every year which is going to be ... Read More »

Toronto Food Banks

The holiday season is a time of feasting but for many food insecurity is a grave concern. With food and the cost of living increasing, The Globe and Mail reports that “over 4 million Canadians, including 1.15 million children experience some level of food insecurity.” Moreover, “Food Banks Canada recently estimated food bank use for a twelve month period at 1.7 ... Read More »

Untapped Potential in Toronto’s Laneways

Trying to break into Toronto’s housing market can be tricky for a first time buyer. A lack of affordable detached home presents the biggest hurdle for people looking to upgrade from condo living. It is estimated that “Toronto has 250 acres of what are considered ‘untapped public space.'” You probably haven’t paid much attention to Toronto’s 2,400 laneways but lots of people ... Read More »