Century home north of Cobourg has a modern soul

Century home north of Cobourg has a modern soul

GORES LANDING Location: 8921 Tinney Rd., Oak Ridges Dr. and Burnham St. N. Asking price: $ 829,000 Size: about 2,400 sq. ft. Lot: about 30-acres, two-car attached garage, circular drive with up to 18 parking spaces Taxes: $ 3,464 (2019) Bedrooms: 3 YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN… Bathrooms: 3 Originally built in 1910, this spacious […]

Comedians and COVID: Late-night hosts bring laughs from home

Comedians and COVID: Late-night hosts bring laughs from home

On Sept. 17, 2001, when David Letterman and the Late Show returned after the events of 9/11 shook the world, there was a live audience waiting for him in the Ed Sullivan theatre.  But as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, today’s late-night hosts have been unable to return to their familiar studios, fans and crews. Instead, they […]

COVID-19 outbreak at Kawartha Lakes long-term care home leads to deaths, staffing issues

COVID-19 outbreak at Kawartha Lakes long-term care home leads to deaths, staffing issues

More than 20 per cent of staff at a Kawartha Lakes long-term care home where two residents died of COVID-19 have tested positive for the virus. Thirty-four of the 66 staff members at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon have reported feeling ill, according to Dr. Lynn Noseworthy, the medical health officer for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District […]

When all is fair in love and home decor

When all is fair in love and home decor

When opposites attract, that can mean opposing tastes in home style and decor. If one partner enjoys clean, minimalist spaces while the other loves mementoes and tchotchkes, who gets their way? What’s the compromise when one loves bold colours and the other prefers calm shades? Interior designer Penny Drue Baird draws as much on her […]

This 27-year-old Toronto marketing professional makes $55,000 a year. She has a five-year plan to buy a home with her partner. How does she start?

This 27-year-old Toronto marketing professional makes $55,000 a year. She has a five-year plan to buy a home with her partner. How does she start?

Meet Maria, a 27-year-old marketing professional making $ 55,000 a year, who lives in Toronto’s Danforth-area with two roommates. By 2021, she’d like to move into a place by herself, and by the following year, find a pad with her partner. In five years, she sees herself buying a home with her partner and starting […]

His parents bought their first home for $45,000 in their 20s. He bought his for $690,000 in his 30s. Why first-time buyers are getting older at an alarming rate

His parents bought their first home for $45,000 in their 20s. He bought his for $690,000 in his 30s. Why first-time buyers are getting older at an alarming rate

When Kyle Paranuik’s parents were in their mid-20s, they bought their first house in small-town Ontario for $ 45,000. Thirty-five years later, Paranuik bought his own first home in downtown Toronto — but it was a lot smaller (540 square feet), it cost a lot more ($ 691,500) and at age 31, he was quite […]

Know the risks before you try to sell your own home: Ask Joe

Know the risks before you try to sell your own home: Ask Joe

I’m getting ready to sell my home and I plan to sell it without the assistance of a real estate professional. Is it possible to put a property on MLS, without being a salesperson? Taking on the sale of your own property is an ambitious and sometimes complicated task. When it comes to listing a […]

This $3.6M feng shui home is designed for entertaining: Home of the week

This $3.6M feng shui home is designed for entertaining: Home of the week

SOUTH HILL, TORONTO Location: 19 Clarendon Ave., Avenue Rd. and St. Clair Ave. W. Asking price: $ 3,600,000 Size: about 1,980 sq. ft., plus about 720 sq. ft. finished basement Lot: 32-by-80 feet, single-car attached garage, private drive Taxes: $ 9,473 (2019) Bedrooms: 3 YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN… Bathrooms: 4 Located near Casa Loma, […]

Selling a home in winter can work in your favour: Ask Joe

Selling a home in winter can work in your favour: Ask Joe

I’ll be relocating to another province. I live in Toronto and keep hearing that selling a home during the winter can be a challenge. Is there any truth to this? While spring and fall are considered peak real estate seasons in Ontario, homes still sell in winter. In fact, I bought my most recent home […]

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