Is this Re/Max ad true or misleading?

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A few weeks ago a group of real estate agents had a discussion on a Facebook chat group about the Re/Max billboard. Read more

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25 Years of Hillcrest Village trivia

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I have been an ambassador for Hillcrest Village for over 25 years. In 1989 prices dropped by almost 40% until 1996 when the market reversed itself and has continued its upward climb ever since. Read more

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Is it better financially to buy a renovated house or fix it yourself?

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Are we better off buying a fully renovated home or should we buy an older home and fix it up so we can add value to it? Read more

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It’s time for many Canadians to abandon the 20% down-payment rule

This article, written by Rob Carrick, first appeared September 24th in The Globe and Mail. This one’s for the housing true believers out there. You’re the buyers who keep pushing house prices higher in cities such as Vancouver, Toronto and … Read more

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Fall in love with Hillcrest Village

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Since we began our “Celebrating 25 Years” theme in January, our mantra has been #JosieLovesHillcrest! Read more

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Are you still waiting for the market to crash before buying?

Home prices have skyrocketed in the last few years. How much have prices gone up and what does your money buy you today versus what it did then? Read more

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Humewood School is moving on up thanks to dynamic leaders!

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After over 25 years serving Hillcrest Village, the Josie Stern Team has seen a continued surge of homebuyers in this neighbourhood. Read more

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When is the right time to downsize?

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The temptation is to hold on to things and surroundings that remind us of people we cherish, warm memories, routines we adopted years ago and may not even consider changing. Read more

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Beware: These 14 Home Features Will Raise Your Insurance

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Pools, finished basements and shingled roofs are a few of the 14 home elements that can increase your home insurance costs. Read more

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Derek and Harsh, owners of Pukka, stake their ground in Hillcrest Village

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Foodies in Toronto have definitely heard about Pukka, a wonderful yet modern Indian restaurant run by partners, Derek Valleau and Harsh Chawla. Read more

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