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modern real estate: How will the Sharing Economy affect real estate practice? - 11/06/15 12:02 AM

I work and live in the revitalizing Toronto Downtown East. My real estate business primarily services the Metropolitian area.  Like many cosmopolitan cities, the modern social economic ecosystem in Toronto has been increasingly influenced by the sharing economy which offers alternative goods and services to consumers and redefining how we live. 
According to Investopedia, the sharing economy  is "an economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else."  A sustainable sharing economy model would create value by enabling the most efficient use of resources from an underused physical asset being rented out by the asset owner. This type of … (2 comments)

modern real estate: LUXURY CONDO IN YORKVILLE NEAR BLOOR SUBWAY - 09/02/15 06:37 AM


modern real estate: What happens if you need to get out of your mortgage early? - 08/07/13 12:35 AM
Sometimes you need to get out of your mortgage early, and we get asked this question a lot when home owners want to sell before mortgage maturity date. Here are some insights by Mortgage Professional Robert Bizzoni at Mortgage Intelligence on what happens if you want to break your mortgage early?

It’s impossible to plan for many of the things that will happen in our lives, like job loss, illness, divorce, relocation, or another personal matter. Or when much better mortgage rates become available.
The fact is, there are lots of reasons why it makes good financial sense to break your … (0 comments)

modern real estate: Hive Modular - Design features for the S-Line - 03/11/12 11:56 PM

Hive Moduler's S-Line ["S" for small homes] is a compact dwelling design under 1000 sq. ft. that maintain the same high quality and materials as all the other Hive homes. Open living spaces help to create the feeling of large living in these small homes and are just one of the many standard Hive design features found within the S-Line.
If you would like to explore the option of building a Hive home in Toronto, please get in touch! We'd love to help.

modern real estate: The modern take on modular home - 10/07/11 02:21 AM
Who is Hive Modular?
Established in 2004, Hive Modular, a US based architectural design firm, has been a leader in North American prefab modern design. Hive created and changed the face of the modern prefab segment in North America. They uniquely blend high design with "real world" experience n factories, hands-on site construction and remote client service. Their built portfolio has a demonstrated track record of several successful modular models that have been built and widely published by design magazines and broadcast media.
Their goal: To make modern architecture more affordable, more accessible for clients seeking a smaller, better, greener home
How: Partners with progressive modular factories and build their capabilities to deliver … (2 comments)

modern real estate: What everybody ought to know about modern prefab... - 05/12/11 03:19 AM
What everybody ought to know about modern prefab...
Fact: In Sweden 70% of single family homes are prefabricated. In Finland, 90% of single family homes are prefabricated [stats from StarTribune].
Fact:In recent years, modular homes have moved to the forefront of design innovation. It points to the next generation of residential living. It's moved from cookie-cutter to avant-garde with advance integrated environmental technology, prefabrication techniques and high design modernist forms.
Fact: Prefab takes avantage of efficiency contained in the factory, more sustainable, less waste, saves time.
Fact: Time is money...Shortened construction timeline means lower carrying cost.
Fact: Precision cut, complete factory built … (1 comments)

modern real estate: Is there a difference between modern and contemporary home? - 02/27/11 03:38 AM
Coming from an architecture background, there is often a debate on the terms "modern" versus "contemporary". "Modern", as I would interpret it, is an innovative design concept which marks a period relevant of our time.
You may or may not agree that:
Classic modern design will be associated with the period in the mid-20th century. Progressive modern will be associated with a home which embodies the future. A contemporary home could mean a decor which is newer and not traditional. A modern floor plan would appeal to modern living with simple uncomplicated forms, clean lines, open plan and natural light. Traditional styled homes … (2 comments)

modern real estate: Live in SSslow Motion with more thought and time... - 11/01/07 09:16 AM
The SSSLOW movements...Slow Homes,  Slow Food are all about health, economy, environment, taste and how our choices affect the rest of the world. Modern Designers are reviving passion for  good design principles to expand our vision in order to resist cookie cutter homes, standardized big box shopping malls and urban sprawl. The sustainable approach in all of that is to create our homes as a commodity for real estate that is long lasting, in terms of respect for the use of materials and the environment, and waste prevention.
Fast food and fast housing came about when industrialization and the age of mass production promised … (5 comments)

Anne  Lok, Toronto Modern Real Estate (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Toronto Realty)

Anne Lok

Toronto Modern Real Estate

Toronto, ON

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