Shining a Light on Sunshine Montessori School

By Roxanne Henderon, Broker C.I.P.S. Last month, we posted an article to our blog, “Top Private Schools in the Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo Area” and were pleasantly surprised to see how many people viewed the article. We decided to highlight one school as part of our promoting Kitchener-Waterloo series.  Brooke Goad, Director of Admissions at Sunshine Montessori School (“SMS”)…
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Meet Canada’s Sought-After Furniture Maker

In a life-altering change of direction, Christopher Solar swapped software design for working with hardwood, and has never looked back This article was originally published on Christie’s International Real Estate’s lifestyle blog, Luxury Defined. Embarking on a complete change of career is a risky move, and the odds of forging a prosperous new path are…
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December 2019 | Toronto Real Estate Market Report

Presented by Chestnut Park Real Estate, Limited. The December market for residential resale properties came in exactly as anticipated, with substantially higher sales and average sale prices compared to last December, and not surprisingly, the month and year ended with a critical shortage in available resale inventory. In December 4,399 properties were reported sold. This…
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2019 Luxury Market Review | Kitchener-Waterloo

The following information pertains exclusively to the luxury market (sales over $1,000,000). All statistics were obtained from the Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Board. City Overview: As we look back on 2019, we see that the Kitchener-Waterloo luxury market (over $1,000,000) continued to outperform other key markets located in southwestern Ontario and across the GTA.  The total…
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2019 Market Review | Lake Simcoe Waterfront

All statistics were obtained from the Toronto Real Estate Board. In 2019, the Lake Simcoe waterfront market, an area which we have been analyzing for the past 11-years experienced a 19% decrease to the average selling price. This area includes the communities of: Georgina (including Keswick, Jackson’s Point, & Roches Point) Innisfil (including Big Bay Point) Oro-Medonte Orillia Ramara…
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Vintage Tin Ceilings

Tin ceilings were introduced to North Americans in the mid-nineteenth century as an affordable alternative to the exquisite plasterwork used in many European homes. This is when mass produced sheets of thinly rolled tinplate became available and by the 1890s it was a design trend that everyone had to have. Now, vintage tin ceilings can offer…
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November 2019 | Toronto Real Estate Market Report

Presented by Chestnut Park Real Estate, Limited. The November market report has basically written itself. It is another month with results almost identical to the preceding eight months. Sales were up substantially compared to November last year, and similarly average sale prices also rose. Specifically, sales rose by almost 15 percent compared to last year,…
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November 2019 | Kitchener-Waterloo Luxury Market Update

The above information is based on sales over $1,000,000 in the month of November. All data collected from Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® through ONRegional. Statistics may not include transactions that occurred on other real estate boards. Share Report Follow Us on Instagram

A Guide to Countertop Surfaces | Part 1

How do you choose the right countertop surface for your kitchen and other areas of your home? There’s a lot to choose from today and before you dive into a large purchase, check out your options below so you can find the best and right material to use for your home spaces.  Quartz Countertops Known…
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A Guide to Countertop Surfaces | Part 2

Find the best and right material to use for your home spaces in Part 2 of our Guide to Countertop Surfaces. If you missed Part I, you can view here. Tile Countertops Offering a wide range of looks for craftsman-styled homes to contemporary ones, tile is a versatile and attractive, inexpensive countertop material. Tiles come…
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