Tag Archives: Canada

Leaving, On A Seaplane

We've been trying to plan a cross-Canada road trip with our dogs and a trailer for some time now, and we thought this would be the year we could make it happen. Unfortunately those hopes were dashed when we discovered ...

Camping in New Hampshire

To Camp Or Not To Camp

This is how I'm used to camping - throwing a tent, sleeping bags, and air mattress into the car, and heading off with our dogs for an outdoor adventure. Sometimes we book campsites ahead of time, and sometimes we fly ...

Jody at the RV Show

Looking for Adventure

Anyone who knows me knows that I love a good road trip, whether it's for a day, a weekend, or longer. I also love camping, but I have to admit that my body is less enthusiastic about spending several nights ...

Canadian Mortgages – Then And Now

I'm often asked about the rising costs of homes in the GTA, whether this market is overvalued, whether we are in a housing bubble, and so on. Clients who thought they would wait it out a while ended up getting into ...

The Results Are In!

Year end sales data for 2013 is in, and the news is very good indeed!  The sky is not falling, and no bubbles have burst. Real estate continues to be a solid investment in the city of Toronto as well as ...

The Resale Market Summary for 2014

Hot off the presses from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB): Toronto, January 6th, 2014 - Greater Toronto Area Realtors reported 4,078 residential transactions through the TorontoMLS System in December 2013 - up by almost 14% compared to 3,582 sales reported ...

Sidewalk blocked by fallen branches in Leaside

Stormy Weather

Toronto just suffered its worst ice storm in four decades, and the neighbourhood of Leaside, with all its mature trees, was particularly hard hit.  Large branches fell and blocked the sidewalks and roads, while even larger ones brought down power ...