Beautiful Trends

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman for Weenen General Contracting — Construction has its own glamour! In fashion, hemlines and popular colours change and the building trades are the same! In keeping with traditional end of year assessments, Owen Robinson of Weenen General Contracting points out that for homes, a few trends have been important to note. […]

Preparing for Winter

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Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker-Manager – HomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage. — Some of us don’t really like to talk about it, but the reality is winter is indeed coming. Love it or hate it, we all need to be mindful that winter can take a heavy toll on your property. Consider these simple preventative measures […]

My Top Five Favorite Cabbagetown Shops

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Contributed by Victoria Braude – Trust Realty Group Sales Representative — It feels so good to give presents- especially when you choose to shop local. It’s a great way to support your local community and benefit your neighbourhood. This year escape the city centre rush and enjoy your Christmas shopping in Cabbagetown. Here’s the list […]

Years of heritage efforts under threat of appeal

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Contributed by Andre Bermon – The long-awaited conclusion to the appeal of the St. Lawrence Heritage Conservation District (HCD) Plan is set to unfold November 12, 2019, at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT). This event marks a possible turning point for the future of heritage protection in Toronto’s oldest district.   The HCD Plan […]

Countdown to the cold

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Contributed by kathy Flaxman for Weenen General Contracting Limited – Nippy, chilly days are soft-pedaled as sweater weather. Something warm but still great looking – that’s fall fashion! You can’t put a sweater on your home, but you can do things to make cold weather better inside and outside! Look out the window – there […]

Toronto Heritage Survey

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Contributed by Andre Bermon.  In mid-July, City Council took momentous step towards improving ways to identify heritage resources in Toronto. Known as the City-wide Heritage Survey Feasibility Study, this decision will launch a multi-year work plan to standardize the City’s response to heritage evaluation and protection.   According to the study summary, a Toronto Heritage […]

Podcasts… Honest and Balanced or Agenda Driven; what’s your take?

Contributed By Duncan Fremlin, Broker, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.  In this crazy and often outrageous world, we find ourselves turning to new and different sources for our entertainment and news.  Parliament Street News is one example where the content is honest and balanced, a refreshing change from the slanted and agenda driven mainstream media.  If […]

Five Great Home-Related Ways to Welcome a New Season!

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman for Weenen General Contracting Limited.   Number one: Walk the neighbourhood! This is the perfect time to explore Cabbagetown architecture. See historic homes, stunning new builds and plenty of inviting residences. “Cabbagetowners take great pride in their homes,” notes Joe Rozman of Weenen General Contracting Limited. “The architecture is amazing and […]

Thank you Cabbagetown!

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Contributed by Daniel Bloch & Liora Tal-BlochSales Representatives, BLOCH Real Estate Team Our Annual Front Door Pickup Clothing Drive was a huge success!   With the continued support and generosity of our Cabbagetown community, on May 11th we collected over 150 bags of gently used clothing and home goods that were delivered to Oasis Addiction […]

Let the sunshine in!

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Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker , Manager HomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage   During the summer season our Realtors stay active by helping and keeping people informed. We love providing expert real estate services and would love to hear from you. Considering the impact it has on buyers, why not make your home summer ready indoors […]