Summer Quick Cuts

As we enter the true dog days of Summer, it feels like the perfect time to share some quick thoughts and a Fall market prediction. No intro required, just dive in! Thoughts On Elon Musk Elon Musk is many different things to many different people. To some, he is a pasty, bloated narcissist who invented an overpriced car that runs out of power halfway up to the cottage. He is also the worst host ever of Saturday Night Live, which [...]

August 17, 2023|Categories: Condos, Houses, Lifestyle, My Two Cents|

The Best Food In Greektown

Danforth Avenue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is known for its vibrant Greek community, and you can find a plethora of Greek restaurants serving delicious Greek cuisine in the area. Here are some popular Greek restaurants on Danforth Avenue: Mezes: This cozy restaurant serves traditional Greek dishes like moussaka, souvlaki, and spanakopita. They also have an extensive wine list and offer live music on weekends. Pantheon: This family-run restaurant has been serving authentic Greek cuisine for over 20 years. Their menu [...]

April 19, 2023|Categories: Lifestyle, My Two Cents, Neighbourhoods|

Toronto’s Best BBQ Revealed!

Toronto has a diverse food scene, including many great options for BBQ. Here are some of the best places to find BBQ food in Toronto: Barque Smokehouse - This popular restaurant in the Roncesvalles neighborhood serves up delicious smoked meats and creative sides, such as smoked cauliflower and pork belly burnt ends. Cherry Street Bar-B-Que - Located in the Distillery District, this restaurant serves up classic BBQ favorites like brisket, pulled pork, and ribs, as well as creative dishes like [...]

April 19, 2023|Categories: Lifestyle, My Two Cents|

A Look At Trinty Bellwoods Park

Trinity Bellwoods Park is a large public park located in the west end of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It covers an area of approximately 37 acres and is bounded by Queen Street West to the south, Dundas Street West to the north, Crawford Street to the east, and Gore Vale Avenue to the west. The park is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike and offers a wide range of activities and amenities. One of the main attractions in Trinity [...]

April 19, 2023|Categories: Lifestyle, Neighbourhoods|

The History Of Chinatown In Toronto

Chinatown in Toronto is a vibrant and bustling neighborhood located in the downtown core of the city. It is bordered by Queen Street West to the north, College Street to the south, Spadina Avenue to the east, and Bathurst Street to the west. The neighborhood is home to a large population of Chinese Canadians and has a rich cultural heritage that is reflected in its food, shops, and community events. One of the main attractions in Chinatown is the array [...]

April 19, 2023|Categories: Lifestyle, Neighbourhoods|

The History Of The Toronto Islands

The Toronto Islands are a chain of islands located in Lake Ontario, just off the shore of downtown Toronto, Canada. The islands have a rich history that dates back thousands of years. The indigenous people of the Toronto region, the Huron-Wendat, used the islands for fishing and hunting. In the 18th century, the islands were known as "Snake Island" because of the numerous snakes that inhabited the area. The islands were later renamed the "Toronto Islands" after the city of [...]

April 19, 2023|Categories: Lifestyle, My Two Cents, Neighbourhoods|

Take Your Pick In Pickering!

If you are interested in buying real estate in Pickering, Ontario, Canada, there are a few things you should keep in mind: Research the local real estate market: Look into the current state of the Pickering real estate market, including property values, inventory, and trends. This will give you a better idea of what to expect when it comes to pricing and competition. Hire a real estate agent: A local real estate agent can be a valuable resource when it [...]

April 19, 2023|Categories: Houses, Lifestyle, My Two Cents|

Toronto Tourist Spots

Toronto is a vibrant and diverse city with a range of attractions and activities for tourists to enjoy. Here are some of the top Toronto tourist spots: CN Tower - This iconic landmark stands at 553 meters tall and offers breathtaking views of the city from its observation deck. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada - This aquarium features a wide variety of marine life, including sharks, stingrays, and sea turtles. Royal Ontario Museum - This museum showcases a vast collection of [...]

April 13, 2023|Categories: Lifestyle, My Two Cents, Neighbourhoods|

Late Fall Market Quick Cuts

It's that glorious Fall time of the year again, when the only Halloween candy that remains are those crappy rockets, Mariah Carey is preparing for her annual “Yes I’m Still Alive Tour”, and the Hallmark Christmas movies are already in heavy rotation. What a time to be alive. Mid November also signals that we are rapidly approaching the end of the Fall real estate market, and with that in mind I want to take a dive in and share what [...]

November 14, 2022|Categories: Houses, Lifestyle, My Two Cents|

Quick Cuts

Some quick cuts and random thoughts from the cottage dock, as we sit in the dog days of August with the Fall market and sub zero temperature rapidly looming. The Real Estate Market Has Hit Rock Bottom Like the hopeless alcoholic chugging cough syrup at 7 am in the Shoppers Drug Mart parking lot, I believe the real estate market has hit rock bottom. The average GTA price came in at $1.074,000 for July, down from the peak of $1,334,000 [...]

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