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|

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|

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|

Scarborough Real Estate

Scarborough is a suburb in Toronto, Canada, and the real estate market there can vary depending on the specific neighborhood, type of property, and market conditions. As a language model, I don't have access to real-time data or listings, but I can provide you with some general information about the Scarborough real estate market. According to recent data from the Toronto Real Estate Board, the average home price in Scarborough as of August 2021 was $947,027, with an average of [...]

April 13, 2023|Categories: Condos, Houses, My Two Cents, Neighbourhoods|

How Low Will You Go?

Recently a house sold that had the industry buzzing, and it showed up on a bunch of realtors’ social media feeds. Unfortunately I can’t provide the address, owing to bureaucratic reasons that go way beyond me, but anybody can find it on House Sigma within a couple of minutes if they are so inclined. The house itself was a perfectly nondescript, dated 2 bedroom semi with no parking and an unfinished basement. It was located in the Danforth and Victoria [...]

The Return of The Bully Offer??

Like the oversized, hideously ugly pimple faced punk terrorizing the schoolyard and stealing milk money, bullies have always been present.  Likewise, during just about my entire time in the real estate industry, bullies (ie bully offers) have been wreaking equal havoc and crushing would be buyer’s dreams and wallets.  It seemed this would never change, and I even wrote an entry on the bully offer way back in 2015 in the infancy of this humble blog. In case you missed [...]

September 20, 2022|Categories: Houses, My Two Cents, Neighbourhoods|

When The Shit Hits The Fan

For most of the past decade, real estate stories on the sale side have been nothing but an endless party. Wild tales of out of control bidding wars, sales stratospherically over the asking price, houses selling within an hour, and 20 plus offers on even the shittiest of properties. 2022 rolled in and the party raged on, only weekend long bender harder. We were drinking it up and boy did it taste good. The Ides of March brought record prices. [...]

July 19, 2022|Categories: Houses, My Two Cents, Neighbourhoods|


BIRCH CLIFF Most people will tell you that the Birch Cliff neighbourhood in Toronto is a really wonderful area to set down some roots and raise a family. Birch Cliff Village, as it is fondly called, is situated in the southwest quadrant of old Scarborough, nestled along the Lake Ontario shore atop the Scarborough Bluffs. Offering great value, it’s not hard to see why people are flocking to this charming neighbourhood in search of their next home. Birch Cliff [...]

June 19, 2010|Categories: Neighbourhoods|
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