Why is Toronto Becoming a Hotbed for Home Rebuilds?

It is increasingly common to run across house rebuild sites in urban Toronto. I spot them regularly as I drive and cycle through the neighbourhoods. A number of different factors can prompt property owners to rebuild. Many of them co-exist in the current Toronto real estate landscape, resulting in Toronto becoming this hotbed for home [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Blog, Creating Your Ideal Home, Why Rebuild|

Financial Reasons to Self-Build vs Buy Spec House

When looking for a house, many gravitate towards newer homes. Some want new because it will mean fewer repairs and less upkeep. Others want new because modern design appeals to them. Two choices for getting a new urban home are: self-builds, or spec houses— houses built by a developer or builder before the buyer is [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Blog, Buying a New Build, Why Rebuild|

Home Design that Reduces Stress

When we lived in our old house, its condition and upkeep were constant sources of stress. What we didn’t realize was how much the design and layout of the rooms also contributed to our stress. This only became apparent after we moved into our new, rebuilt home. The difference was so strong I began to [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|Blog, Creating Your Ideal Home, healthier you, Why Rebuild|