Earth-conscious does not have to mean “doing without.” Quite the contrary: chic, even dazzlingly beautiful homes around the world are now sporting green roofs, drawing power from geothermal energy, and making use of solar panels year round. The technology we currently deem “eco-friendly” will probably be de rigueur in coming years. Many companies that were founded decades or even a century ago to produce glass, ceramics, chemicals, and electronics are now riding the wave of green design. Here are few spectacular examples of sustainable design: the ultimate deluxe amenity.
As is the case every year, with January comes a look back at the year just passed and new year musings as to what the coming year will bring. This year is no different. With all of the figures reflecting the performance of the Prince Edward County (“the County”) real estate market in for 2015; sales and listings numbers logged, reviewed and justified,then recorded in the Enhanced Statistical Query Report produced by the Quinte & District Association of REALTORS® (“the Quinte Board”); the very strong and positive performance of the 2015 market is confirmation of the fact that the County has definitively taken its place on the map as a go to destination of choice in Southern Ontario.
Dare to compare! Kennisis Lake, Haliburton.
This package includes a 7,930 sqft. architecturally designed home only thirty five feet from the water’s edge. Situated on 3.72 acres with 777 feet of lake frontage, west exposure, a beautiful sandy beach plus deep water in the ultimate private, secluded setting. The grounds are spectacular with towering pines & hemlocks, stream, & views from many vantage points. Included in this package is Nature’s Way.
It’s hard to find a building that perfectly matches the unique personality and charm of the neighbourhood it inhabits. It’s hard to find the pleasing elements of a detached home in a condo residence. It’s also hard to find an affordable way to live in Leaside, one of Toronto’s most popular and consistently in-demand neighbourhoods. And yet, the developers at Knightstone Capital are presenting this and more with The Upper House, Leaside’s newest luxury residence.
This report summarizes the monthly stats for the Western Region of the Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS® (SGBAR). For clarity, the SGBAR trading area also includes the Eastern Region of Southern Georgian Bay, due to an amalgamation of the Midland Real Estate Board and the Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board in 2014. We are now known as Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS®. For this monthly report, our focus remains on the Western Region.
Property shopping?! Here’s a quick list of the open houses we have on the go this weekend.
It’s official. We’re fully into 2016. The holidays are a fond memory and it’s time to make good on our best intentions. If getting organized was high on your priority list, you’re not alone. We all know that the kitchen is the hub of any home – and often where a lot of clutter tends to gather. We’ve compiled some of our favourite tricks of the trade to optimize efficiency and make things run even more smoothly. Whether you’re planning a remodel or are able to incorporate a few changes, we think you’ll like what you see.