“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.”

It’s spring, technically, today it feels distinctly early February but it is spring and soon enough you’ll be cleaning, purging, gardening, revamping. To that end I’m reposting this piece from nearly three years ago when I started the overwhelming process of downsizing from a large four bedroom home back to downtown Toronto and into a … More “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.”

I spy…2017

What does the future hold? Well, I certainly don’t know, mine nor yours. What does the future hold for Toronto real estate in 2017? I have a better idea there… No need to recount the heat of the market, we all know, those of you buying who’ve missed out in bidding wars know all too … More I spy…2017

Does Size Matter?

Bit of a blog break here, I’ve been rather occupied with a life challenge—I’ve been through the downsizing of elderly parents but I’m tackling my own, twenty-five years early. Four years ago we sold our small, rather typical, but fabulous, Toronto semi in the east end (always an east ender here) to shuffle off to … More Does Size Matter?

Onward & Upward

Much has been written in the past several years about the upward movement of the Hamilton housing market—a home in Toronto has become unattainable for many, Hamilton in contrast offers a wealth of affordable homes (and fixer uppers and new condo development and urban or the smaller town feel of Dundas, Ancaster and then there’s Waterdown, another … More Onward & Upward