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Tyler Brule, the Financial Times Columnist published the Monocle Quality of Life Index for the most livable cities in June 2008. The selection is based on a number of criteria, as well as business and cultural diversity. Urban dwellers wish list include walkable sustainable neighbourhoods, shops and amenities within walking distance to home, green space and parks, good transportation system, cafes, a smorgasbord of living. Curious to see the Monocle Quality of Life Index, go HERE. (5 comments)
How the Hamonized Sales Tax will affect your real estate - 03/29/09 06:52 PM
For those planning to enter the real estate market within the year, the announcement of the combined sales tax will have implications on the following: · adding significant tax to services such as moving costs, legal fees, home inspection fees, mortgage insurance premiums, title insurance, REALTOR® commissions and other professional fees; and, your home heating fuel; and, your home remodeling and renovation projects, and contractor fees etc; and, · adding significant tax to the purchase price of newly constructed homes above $500k (make sure it's clear in the contract who pays this, you or the builder). The new levy will take effect July (0 comments)
Reduce, Reuse, & Recyle In recent years, E-waste has posed an environmental threat. There is continual emphasis on recylcing and turn in used electronic devices such as cell phones, Blackberries, PDA and digital cameras, computers to keep toxic elements out of landfill. In the real estate industry as well as a big part of the business world, we are continually dependent on these tech items. As Realtors, we play a role in improving your local sustainability and inform others on environmental issues facing your community.
Plastic water bottles and water tanks is taking on a new meaning. As part of the brand marketing (2 comments)
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Historic Toronto Detached House Sold for $350 in 1876, Now Sold For .... - 03/16/09 10:59 AM
This Home recently sold for $2.195million located in the heart of Yorkville's exclusive shopping district in Downtown Toronto. Yorkville is a former village annexed by the City of Toronto. Back in 1830, it was considered as a residential suburb. Known for it's concentration of well-preserved Victorian homes situated on quiet residential streets, Yorkville has also been a well known place for the 1960s Canadian hippie movement in the Bohemian era.
After construction of the Bloor-Danforth Subway line, the value land and real estate increased significantly as the Toronto Official Plan allowed higher density development, with many residential homes converted to high-end retail, galleries and restaurants. The latest development in (0 comments)
For appointment by private showing or more information, please contact Anne Lok 416-922-5533 or email@example.com (The property above is brokered by Homelife Realty One Ltd., and may not necessary be listed by Anne Lok. They represent homes Anne has previewed and selected for her home buying clients and visitors to this website. Not intended to solicit individuals currently under contract with a Brokerage.)
Anne Lok, Sales Representative H o m e l i f e / R e a l t y O n e L t d . B r o k e (0 comments)
Ecological Paper Cardboard Architecture - 03/10/09 11:56 AM
As part of the ECO-All Stars March " Green is Red Hot Trend", I thought I will share a post on one of my favorite socially responsible, modernist, ecological architects - Shigeru Ban.
Ecological, Low Tech, Recyclable, Non-Toxic, Low Cost, Zero Waste Cardboard Architecture Ban, a reknowned Japanese contemporary architect, is known for his radical cardboard architecture. Not only are all interior elements made of cardboard, this includes structural supports made of humble paper cardboard tubes instead of reinforced steel. From residential homes to refugee accomodations to galleries and large institutions, he has demonstrated the use of simple recyclable materials can be customed to human (0 comments)
Power of Sale -Great Price! Downtown Cityplace condo Matrix One Bdrm + Den. - 03/10/09 10:36 AM
Last '03' unit sold for $275k in Nov 08. REQUEST FOR FLOOR PLAN - square footage approx. 738sf This building has great amenities. Can be rented for $1600/mth as investment property. Pool - IndoorGreat Exercise & Receation facilitiesBilliard LoungeBoard roomGuest Suites Visitor ParkingFibre Optic Internet (The facilites are shared between Matrix and Apex Bldgs. 24 Hour Security & Concierge. Property Description
The above information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. Search facilities other than by a consumer seeking to purchase or lease real estate, is prohibited. For Buyer appointment by private showing or more information, please contact Anne (2 comments)
Affordable, Sleek, Modern, Solar Powered Outdoor Lights from IKEA! - 03/05/09 07:26 PM
As warmer weather approaches, we start thinking about this year's summer entertaining barbeque on the deck. Last year, you might have heard that IKEA was going to start stocking solar products. Wait no more...these solar powered outdoor lights illuminates for more than 11 hours when fully charged, and transforms solar power directly to electrical. It even has an auto mode on/off at dusk and dawn. Like all other IKEA products, pricing is very reasonable at $9.99-$19.99. Don't forget to check out other solar lighting products.
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