And yet another article about staging houses

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By Duncan Fremlin, Broker, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. In 1987 when I was first licensed to sell real estate, the idea of staging a property consisted of clearing away the shoes in the hallway so the buyers wouldn’t trip over them. I exaggerate of course but it was a simpler time. Once the market discovered […]

It’s Fall – Time to start cooking!

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. Kitchens are the nerve centre of every home and as the weather cools, that’s when they really heat up.  We’re entertaining indoors and we’re cooking and baking up a storm. Plus, the holidays are coming! Slicing and dicing are done in all kitchens; same for cooking and keeping everything cool, but […]

Restoration and living in Cabbagetown

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Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker – Manager If you’ve lived or wanted to live in Cabbagetown for any period of time, there’s a good chance you’ve had a thought about restoring your home.   Most homeowners who plan to restore their home are looking to bring back the architectural glory of days gone by and […]

St. Jamestown Steak & Chops since 1971

As most of you know Steak & Chops is known for, well… “Steaks & Chops”, but did you also know that you can pick up fresh fish – Irish Organic salmon, Ontario farmed trout, even oysters pre-ordered.   They do in house smoking of both trout and salmon.  You can order your holiday turkey, ham or […]

I can rely on these special streets

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Written by Duncan Fremlin, Broker , RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. dfremlin@remax.net www.morethanahome.ca As a downtown Toronto Realtor, I spend a lot of time driving the streets of the city, much of it in the high density areas between the Don Valley in the east and High Park in the west. As I’ve written on these […]

The Toronto Necropolis – Fascinating Architectural Gem in Cabbagetown

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. Cabbagetown boasts a stunning collection of homes, many from the Victorian era. However, there are also historically notable public spaces and buildings including a cemetery – the Toronto Necropolis! Gilles Huot, co-chair of the Cabbagetown Preservation Association regularly conducts walking tours of the Necropolis. “I love history and I find the […]

St. James Town Steak & Chops

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Your local Cabbagetown Butcher and deli since 1971.  Stop by our tent at Winchester and Parliament when you’re at the Cabbagetown Festival. We’ll be barbequing peameal bacon, hot dogs, and our award-winning burgers. BUTCHER- We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality cuts at some of the best prices in town. From Mark’s home-made specialty […]

Who Gets the Home in the Divorce?

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Contributed by Ashley Waye / Founding Lawyer. When separating or divorcing, many married couples wonder and worry about what will ultimately happen with the home in which they live. Assuming at least one of the individuals has an ownership interest in the home when they separate, then the home is referred to, in legal terms, […]