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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Tridel’s Ten York nominated for BILD Project of the Year

Tridel’s Ten York nominated for BILD Project of the Year

The Building and Land Development Association (BILD) announced the finalists for this year’s BILD Awards and as usual they provide a good representation of the many exciting residential building projects underway in Toronto, and the great architects, interior designers, planners, landscape designers, marketing and sales people who work very hard to make them happen. In… Continue Reading

Shabby chic, opulence are cool at French Bedroom Company

Shabby chic, opulence are cool at French Bedroom Company

Shabby chic has always been cool, but one of the coolest places to get it is The French Bedroom Company, the UK-based online boutique that specializes in the style. Its self-proclaimed “ethos” is to offer French furniture that “exudes elegance and injects overstated beauty and sassy, playful style” into your home. And that sass has… Continue Reading

Study finds discrimination against women by mortgage lenders

Study finds discrimination against women by mortgage lenders

“Female mortgage applicants are less likely to have their loans originated than are male mortgage applicants.” This is the shocking conclusion of a new study done by the Woodstock Institute, a US non-profit research group that advocates for a “just financial system.” This latest study, carried out in the Chicago area, found that female mortgage… Continue Reading

Skyscraper competition attracts weird and wonderful designs

Skyscraper competition attracts weird and wonderful designs

The online architecture magazine eVolo has announced the winners of its 2013 Skyscraper Competition. From a field of 625 entries from 83 countries, the jury picked three winners and 24 honourable mentions. As usual, they push the boundaries of architecture through their fantastical use of technology, materials and aesthetics. The entries, in some cases, barely… Continue Reading

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What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

  We’ve all been waiting for that first big, warm weekend of the year — Victorial Day. Schools are closed, and many people have extra time off work, and we’re primed and ready to go after all the rain and cool weather this spring. With summer beginning, and a long, celebratory weekend ahead, it is the…

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

The impact of the Ontario Government “Fair Housing” rules is starting to be felt, manifesting in the move of some sellers to list their properties – likely to “beat” the  anticipated moderation of prices. Based on Vancouver’s experience with similar rules, economists aren’t expecting a major cool down, and almost certainly a short one.  …

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

If you have any experience living in condos and apartments, then you know that living in such close proximity to your neighbours means getting to know them on a really personal level, whether you like it or not. You see and hear far more than you anticipated, from rambunctious children and barking dogs to midnight…

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