The Genius of Tasso Baking

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin, Broker , RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd., www.morethanahome.ca   In my years as a Realtor in downtown neighbourhoods like Cabbagetown (2017 will be my 30th), I’ve had many opportunities to sit with buyers and listen to them dream about their perfect home.  Before talking about the number of bedrooms they need, they […]

Mouthwatering kitchens

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman It’s fall, and those of us who bake are ready to roll. Mouthwatering kitchens are a feature of any beautiful home and Weenen General Contracting Limited clients have every type in the spectrum, allowing for every taste and preference. Often today the style is contemporary and sleek. Shannon Soro, an interior […]

Preserving your estate for your heirs

Contributed by Edvard Ryder. Are you planning to leave a financial legacy to your children or grandchildren? If so, you’ll want to ensure the assets you’ve worked hard to build go to those you intended and don’t get eaten up by taxes. According to tax laws, when you die, your property is deemed to have […]

HIRE-A-THON Returns

Contributed by Lisa Trudel, Career Specialist, The Centre for Education & Training   Are you a job seeker looking for support  for your job search?  Or are you an employer with immediate vacancies to fill with pre-screened applicants?   If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you might want to consider taking part […]

TRANSFORMATIONAL results

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxmann Cabbagetowners are passionate about their neighbourhood and their homes. With many fine examples of Victorian architecture, including mansions, all a stone’s throw from parks and the downtown attractions of Toronto, the area is unique. When a home is renovated to the owners’ precise requirements, the attachment can be very strong.  One […]

THE Winter Edition

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Contributed by Peter Lovering, Publisher Traditionally this is the real Estate edition of the Parliament Street News and as always the anything edition. Meaning that anything anybody wants to write is welcome. We love getting articles from everybody. Truth be told I don’t write the articles you do. I layout the paper, I go out […]

Paying down my mortgage or saving for retirement

Contributed by Edvard Ryder, Sun Life Financial   Canadians are split when it comes to paying down the mortgage or saving for retirement.  Many want to pay down their mortgage as quickly as possible now, so that they can use their home equity to help pay for their retirement.  That might not be the best […]

If you Loved Lam You’ll Adore NANO

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Nano Khoury is the new owner of Cabbagetown’s very own Hair Spa. She is a Senior Stylist and Master Color Technician who has worked in the industry for over 15 years. Nano has worked on fashion shows, national editorial campaigns and photos shoots.  She is especially passionate about bridal hair – and specializes in beautiful […]