Donna's Blog

Real Estate Sales Representative - Royal LePage Connect Realty



This is turning out to be a beautiful weekend here in Toronto, looks like a nice sunny day too. There lots of events this weekend, such a Culture Days and Word on The Street. On Sunday is the 21st Annual Word on the Street Festival is perfect way to while away an afternoon for all you book lovers...
Free weekend events for Culture Days in Toronto, for Sept. 24, 25, and 26. This is a national celebration of the arts and culture. There are hundreds of free activities over the next 3 days for this weekend here are a few to check out. Learn Latin Dance in Etobicoke, see visual art installation i...
I live in a big city. Recently I was having a discussion with my friend and he is planning to sell off his property and retire in the country. He is building a new place in the middle of nowhere. His situation is different he has a baby son, so basically people move to the suburbs when raising th...
I was walking along Queen St. West today on my way to the art store Loomis and Toles and noticed that the Dufferin underpass is looking close to completion. I must say the connection to Dufferin St. is looking good, you can actually see the how the traffic will through also the supports have been...
Just to western edges of Parkdale is Roncesvalles Village, nicknamed Roncy. This street is a delight to spend an afternoon strolling and getting familiar with the neighborhood.  There are lots of people about and its very kid friendly too.  There are tons of cafes, delis, gift shops and wonderful...
I live in such a diverse city, Toronto. I'm particularly fond of Parkdale, this neighborhood is on the cusp of gentrification. There are so many new restaurants  on Queen St. West. and coffee shops too, in between there are a few galleries popping up. I get excited when I see galleries as I know ...
Its the fall season and we are starting to think about getting our homes ready for the winter. Here are a few ideas on getting some money back from the government for a change. If you are planning on getting a new furnace this year you might as well get a home energy audit from an authorized supp...
The new stats for August is just out and Canadian home sales rose 4.1% when compared to the previous month.  This is the first monthly increase in home sales since March as reported by the Canadian Real Estate Association this past week.  Most of these sales were from Vancouver and Ontario. These...
There is a brand new development coming to King West Village, the DNA lofts will be at the old car dealership lot on the north side of the street. This will be the 3rd building by this developer, Canderel Stonebridge Equity Group. For DNA 1 and 2 lofts that was built a few years ago, these buildi...
We are in the process of renovating a 1950's bungalow, this small house is about 700 sqft. With an addition in the 70's the size is now doubled. The only problem was the layout, all the rooms are small and closed in, everything about this home is tired and old. We opened up the entry way into the...


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