Design Build that Shines

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When David Chmelnitsky tries to decide which room is his favourite in the beautiful contemporary home he shares with his wife Jenine and daughters Julia and Kate he can’t choose between two enticing spaces.  On the ground floor, open from front to back, a wall of glass overlooks trees and greenery.  A lower level with […]

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 […]

THE SUMACH BY CHARTWELL NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN REGENT PARK

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Contributed by Carol King The opportunities for becoming part of the revitalized Regent Park community in downtown Toronto keep expanding. In June, CHARTWELL Retirement Residences (TSX: CSH.UN), Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) and The Daniels Corporation unveiled plans and broke ground for ‘The Sumach by Chartwell.’ This new 12-storey urban rental residence for active retired adults is […]

ONLINE RESOURCE GUIDES RESIDENTS OF HERITAGE PROPERTIES

Contributed by Jamie Bechard The Cabbagetown Heritage Conservation District Committee unveils its new preservation tools for property owners and developers of heritage buildings. The revamped website, www.cabbagetownhcd.ca, now offers a robust set of resources to assist in the conservation of Cabbagetown’s architectural depth, richness and sense of time and place.   “The new website is […]

Cars and Festivals…Not Exactly A Match Made In Heaven

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin   Each Thursday, in anticipation of weekend road closures, if you have to drive a car around town to make a living,  you’ll likely make a point of listening to the radio or checking the City of Toronto web site.  We (I’m one of them) are anticipating road closures.  You can […]

Your condo should match your lifestyle

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Contributed by Mark Daye — There are many reasons why condominium living has become a popular choice for a lot of people. The right condo in the right location can be an affordable and time-saving choice of home. Living at a downtown location close to work with most of the traditional maintenance taken care of […]

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 […]

Cultivating relationships

Contributed by: Duncan Fremlin, Broker, RE/MAX   One of the reasons Cabbagetown is such a great place to live is the abundance of respected residents — role models who demonstrate what it means to be leaders in their community.  These are successful men and women, the kind of people who could teach a few life […]

The Cabbagetown Real Estate Market Ahead

Daniel Bloch | Bloch Real Estate Team   Toronto and Real Estate; they go hand in hand like peanut butter and jam. It’s practically impossible to escape the headlines these days; it seems that everyone’s favourite dinner table topic is housing. 2015 broke records for prices in nearly all stock categories across our city. With […]