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How to Deal with Illegal Sublets and Airbnb

Landlords, do you know who you’re really renting to? With the rise in popularity of sharing sites like Airbnb, many landlords are in the dark when it comes to who is actually residing at their properties. Tenants could be renting condo guest suites, their living rooms or dens for a profit. Whether your tenant is illegally subletting your unit on ... Read More »

Creative Storage Solutions

As condos get smaller and smaller, the struggle to stay organized grows. Fighting clutter doesn’t have to be an impossible task. With a few creative storage solutions you’ll be neat and tidy in no time! From your kitchen, closets, bedrooms, home office and bathroom, there’s a way to keep clutter away in every space.  Here’s a roundup of my favourite storage ... Read More »

Rise in Property Values May Evict Toronto Hospital

Many people were shocked to hear that a Toronto area hospital may be subject to eviction as the property manager attempts to raise rents to a level that would cripple the facility. The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is fighting to keep its College Street location which features Toronto’s only 24 hour emergency services for mental health. CBC ... Read More »

New TO Based App to Change How You Park

There’s a new Toronto based app that wants to change how you park your car. Taking a page from Airbnb, the app lets you rent a private parking spot. BlogTO reports: “A newly released Toronto app aims to change the way that people find parking spaces in this city. Some startups aim to solve problems that you don’t know you ... Read More »

Home Offices You’ll Want to Work In

Working from home doesn’t have to be a mess. As condos get more compact and your family grows to include children and pets, carving out a piece of your home to work from can be a challenge. Being inspired in what little space you do have to work in can be an even bigger challenge. You don’t need a ton of ... Read More »

Converted Homes Put Traditional Design to Shame

Not everyone’s dream home is purpose built. For the design savvy and those looking for something more unconventional, converted loft spaces, warehouses and churches say home sweet home. As cities become more and more dense and neighbourhood gentrify, conversion projects become more desirable for developers as a way to maintain the aesthetics and charm of a city. Conversions are not ... Read More »

Downtown Park Revitalization Project

Image Source: Urban Toronto Urban Toronto reports the Barbara Ann Scott Park, that sits in the shadows of both College Park and the new Aura tower which is tallest residential condo building in Toronto, is set for a massive overhaul. While there has been much neighbourhood debate over the city’s decision to remove the oval shaped ice rink back in ... Read More »

Spotlight: Toronto Summer Nightlife

  Toronto nightlife truly comes alive in the warmer months. From rooftop patios and poolside cabana, summer nightlife in Toronto is on fire. There is something for everyone with my top picks for a summer night on the town. Read below for listings:   Drake Sky Yard This is an all seasons patio that defies the usual patio convention of ... Read More »

Top 7 Summer Food Events

  Image Source: BlogTO Toronto and its surrounding area is not short of food festivals this summer! From pop ups to high end establishments, these festivals have a lot to offer Toronto area foodies. Whether you’re staying in the city or going on a weekend getaway, here are my top picks for good eating all summer long. Summerlicious Toronto’s top ... Read More »

Innovation and Failure in Real Estate Industry

Image Source: Zoocasa/Facebook BuzzBuzzHome is reporting that Yellow Pages “has announced that they have acquired popular Montreal-based real estate networking website ComFree…for $50 million.” ComFree is a site wherein owners can sell properties themselves commission free. ComFree “is the fourth most visited real estate website in Canada and the top site in Quebec holding a 17 percent share of the ... Read More »