This is no ordinary Blog. This is no ordinary city. This is my city. I live here, I love it, and it is my home. The wealth of opportunity, fun, and fantastic business in this city is astounding, and all it takes to see them is a little imagination and a touch of adventure. Here is where the things I like, the fun things I do, and the businesses I love make it, in story. A blog designed on stories. Stories of this city. My city, and yours.

Downsizing Your Home

Downsizing is more common than we think. In 2020, we saw many families go from the hustle and bustle of the city to larger homes in the suburbs. People were opting for homes with more space and a higher comfort level. Although upgrading was a dominant trend, we still see many people looking to downsize. […]

How do you buy a home in a seller’s market?

Are you looking to buy? Have you seen some challenges while shopping? For the remainder of 2021, most homes will sit in a seller’s market. So how does one buy in a seller’s market? Here is what you need to know.   Firstly, what is a seller’s market? In a seller’s market, there are more […]

Renovations for Comfort & ROI

  Since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak and continuous shifting in restrictions, many have had to pivot their daily routine. Certain home renovations reflect these changes. The renovation shift comes from being out and about to in and at home. Thus renovations reflecting a more inviting home is needed. Work has navigated from an […]

Kid-friendly Spaces at Home. Under $100 but One Hundred Times Better!

We have all been home more this year than most, and no one has felt the impact more than our kids. Our youth have sacrificed their fair share from missed birthday parties and graduations to closed parks and schools. This month’s blog is dedicated to them; their resilience, and their adaptability. They are the bright [...]

Brighten Up Your Home & Combat the February Blues

If you're anything like me, you find the shortest month of the year feels like the longest. The days are cold, we are in between holidays, and we are wearing sweatpants far more than we would like to admit. It's quite common to have the February blues. This year with us all spending more time [...]

Making Decisions as a Family: Transitioning to Retirement Living

Are you finding it difficult to manage the process of transitioning to retirement living with your parents? They cared for us and now it's time for us to do the same for them, but many families struggle with the challenges of navigating the conversation in a way that is both loving and respectful. You are [...]

Design Trends for 2021

Although I don’t think any of us are sad to see 2020 go, one positive factor that came from such a crazy year is a refocus on family, home and the things that truly matter to us. Whether you plan a move to a new home or renovate your current home, you are likely wondering […]

Market Outlook 2021

2020 has been successful and impressive for home buyers. 2021 will be nothing less than promising as it follows some of 2020’s trends in the market. From impacts on the market due to the pandemic and an adjustment in living preferences, the new year will continue to show these aspects as we embark on 2021. […]

How to Use Natural Christmas Decorations to Spruce Up Your Home

This year seems like a fitting year to talk about decorating for the holidays with elements of nature. Whether the current times have developed a new appreciation for the outdoors in you, or simply a greater desire to use locally found decorations, mother nature is our go-to resource this season for holiday decorating. Let’s take […]

Aging in Place

What is becoming increasingly more common conversation with our clients is the topic of “aging-in-place”. How can we prepare today to comfortably remain in our home or residence and how can our spaces be optimized for later years?     In addition to the many wonderful services offered by our top notch assisted living residences, […]