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Canada ranks No. 1 in global Quality of Life

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 09:46 AM

The 2019 BestCountries Report, is out!

Who made it? Its produced as a partnership between the BAV Group and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and media outle...


Most Expensive Home Ever For Sale in Canada

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 06:52 PM

The most expensive home ever listed for sale in Canada is currently on the market in Oakville, a small town about 35 km south west of Toronto, Ontario. The house of almost 30,000 Square Feet named "Chelster Hall", has an asking price of $59 million Canadian dollars. It sits on almost 10 acres of...


Toronto condo prices keep going up and supply keeps going down

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 05:40 PM

Toronto condo prices have continued to climb since 2012.

Toronto condo prices keep going up, even though overall sales volume might go up or down, depending on the time of year or other factors.

During the year the market follows a standard cyclical pathway. We always see the market moving up in Spring...


Canada Day Fireworks in Toronto & the GTA

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 04:25 PM

Canada Day is here again, and its a great time to celebrate and head out to see the Fireworks! Many places across Canada have good fireworks today and Toronto is no exception, although if you live downtown, you may have to travel a bit to get to them! To avoid the heat, it’s a good idea to set out in the evening.


Thinking about Downsizing? Meet your 2 Best Allies.... Part 1 of 3

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 08:42 AM

When thinking about downsizing getting professional help can save you a barrel full of money and keep frustration and uncertainty at bay. 



Google’s Sister Company investing in High Tech Toronto Waterfront Project

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 08:57 PM

By 2050, approximately two-thirds of the world's population will live in cities, which means that we need to start planning now for how best to use our city spaces and include the natural environment to foster healthy communities.

Waterfront Toronto is partnering with Sidewalk Labs, Google's city-building sister company, to create a new live-work-...


Toronto: Safest city in North America & 4th Safest in World

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 12:44 PM

Toronto has consistently ranked as one of the most livable “big” cities in the world. The city also ranks very high for personal safety. In 2015 Toronto was ranked the 8th safest big city in the world, and new results from 2017, have pushed that higher to the 4th safest big city in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit rankings). Toronto is currently ranked the safest city in North America.

Here is the list of T...


Best Free Buyer Mobile Apps - for first time or experienced house or condo buyers

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 01:06 PM

Buying a new house or condo can be exciting but also overwhelming in many ways! First its all the financial calculations you have to do. Second its all the complex terminology related to the homebuying process, like warranty’s or inspections, and even researching builders or developers to make sure they have a reliable history. And once you settle on the property, the challenge is how to fit all your furnitu...


Lakeside Lodge Condos, Muskoka - Deerhurst Golf Resort near Algonquin Park

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 01:55 PM

Muskoka is known for its natural beauty all year-round. Lakeside Lodge condos are waterfront suites at the luxury & historic Deerhurst golf resort & hotel in Huntsville, Ontario. Its about 2.5 hours drive north of Toronto or 3 hours drive from Ottawa and close to the edge of the world-famous Algonquin Provincial Park. The Lakeside Lodge condos are unique in their placement within the Deerhurst hotel complex, which offers four-season Muskoka lifestyle options like hiking & cro...


Terry Fox 2017 Event to Find a Cure for Cancer

Posted by Nicholas Searle on 08:58 PM

The Terry Fox annual event is truly a Canadian experience! Its run entirely by volunteers and has raised over $715 million to support cancer research. Whether you walk, run, rollerblade, skateboard or bicycle, the idea is to get moving in your community and do what you can to help those impacted by cancer. As Terry Fox once said: “It took cancer to realize that being self-centered is not the way to live. The answer is to try and help others.”

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