Posts Categorized: Canada

Warren Fetterly – Ontario, Canada

Warren Fetterly

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Warren Fetterly is a and experienced financial and mortgage professional who believes in integrity, honesty and above all a fun and easy to understand approval process! See Warren’s Expanded… Read more »

Brent Anderson – Gay Edmonton Real Estate Agent

Brent Anderson - Gay Edmonton Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I truly love what I do, helping people with the biggest financial transaction of their lives – buying or selling a home. There’s always something to learn, and no… Read more »

Michael P. Atkinson – Gay Toronto Real Estate Agent

Michael P. Atkinson

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Requiring perseverance, tenacity, negotiation, and communication skills I have worked with a diverse, high-profile customer base. Today, as a real estate professional, I am bringing those same skills and… Read more »

Perry Ryno – Gay Toronto Real Estate Agent

Perry Ryno

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Helping clients with all their real estate needs in our diverse, welcoming, kinetic, and food forward city. Perry Ryno loves Toronto! Full service, full time Realtor since 1994 22… Read more »

Gaelen Patrick – Gay Toronto Real Estate Agent

Gaelen Patrick

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m Gaelen Patrick, and I am a full time Gay Real Estate salesperson working with Sutton Group Realty focusing on the downtown Toronto Real Estate Market. I’m very well… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Queen Street West

gayborhood toronto

An indie-spirited, artistically inclined alternative to the city’s uber-queer Church Street Village, Queen Street West (aka simply Queen West) is one of several cool neighborhoods west of downtown. It consists of a long stretch of Queen Street extending west from about University Avenue and the Osgoode metro station for many blocks out beyond Trinity Bellwoods… Read more »

Carol Borg, Lesbian Toronto Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Carol believes in no hype, no fancy slogans, and no pressure. Just total dedication to servicing your Toronto real estate needs. Every step of the way! See Carol’s Expanded… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Montreal’s Mile End

Traditionally the city’s close-knit Jewish neighborhood, Mile End is in Montreal’s upper Plateau area, just north of lovely Parc du Mont-Royal. A couple of miles west of downtown and the bright-pink Gay Village, the neighborhood is a short walk from the Mont-Royal and Laurier metro stations and has become a bastion of dining, nightlife, and… Read more »

Julie Kinnear, Gay Friendly Toronto Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Toronto realtor Julie Kinnear has been helping people in Toronto sell and buy their homes since 1993. Starting at Royal LePage and now Keller Williams Neighbourhood Realty, Brokerage where… Read more »

Jim Datlen, Gay Brampton, Ontario Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: My partner and I bought our house in Brampton in 1998 and we love the suburbs! You can choose from vibrant condos or single family homes on quiet streets…. Read more »

Toronto and Vancouver Buyers Can’t Move Up, So They Renovate

Defeated house hunters in Toronto and Vancouver who feel that the supply of affordable homes must be shrinking aren’t entirely imagining the phenomenon. Beata Caranci, chief economist at Toronto-Dominion Bank, says the houses listed for sale are increasingly tilted towards the upper end of the market. Her report, entitled Moving on the Monopoly Board: Buyer… Read more »

Clara Mitchell Enns, Gay Friendly Winnipeg Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Clara has worked in Winnipeg real estate for more than twenty years. Whether you are buying or selling Winnipeg real estate, we will use our strategic pricing techniques and… Read more »

Erin Daugherty, Lesbian Victoria Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I work in all areas of Greater Victoria with the AREAS Real Estate Team. I am a dedicated, full-time Realtor(R) and a consistent top-producer. I focus on providing unsurpassed… Read more »

Jamie Stokes, Gay Oshawa, Ontario Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I am a dedicated and driven full time Sales Representative here to help you get your dream home in the area that is best for you. I work full… Read more »

Millennials Leaving High-Cost Vancouver, B.C.

As the price of an average house in the beautiful city nears $1.3 million Canadian, young tech workers are moving out, leaving worried business leaders behind. Kevin Oke had a millennial’s dream job in Vancouver, B.C., working as lead designer at a video-game company whose clients included Atari and Ubisoft Entertainment, but he still couldn’t… Read more »

Vancouver Has a Ton of Empty Homes

“Home buyers and prospective renters have fretted for years that investors were snapping up homes and leaving them empty, cutting supply and boosting prices in the process,” as the Financial Post put it. The report analyzed residential electricity consumption via a decade’s worth of anonymized data provided by BC Hydro, the electric utility. A home… Read more »

3 Up-And-Coming Toronto Areas You Should Move To Before The Hype Hits

With Toronto constantly growing, neighborhoods around the city are constantly changing and the city’s ever-growing popularity sees the masses of dwellers follow the trend. Hipsters flocking into a certain area is the most obvious sign of gentrification rearing its head – but even right now, without coffee shops and ironic tote bags taking over the… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Real Estate Agent: David Carter, Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Providing you with expertise in Real Estate solutions – I dedicate 100% of my energy toward serving my clients. I depend on referrals from satisfied clients, so I work… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Real Estate Agent: Philip Kocev, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Real Estate is in my blood! Growing up, conversation at the family dinner table often centered around buying, selling, and investing in real estate. My mother has been a… Read more »

Is Toronto Finally Acting Like a Big City?

When a developer announced last week that he planned to build what would be the tallest building in Canada on the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor, Toronto seemed unimpressed. Many who wrote online comments about the proposal wondered why on earth this city needs yet another glass condominium tower, even a dramatic 80-storey one… Read more »

The Tallest Buildings in the World

Architecture tells us a lot about economic history, as these charts by Martin Vargic show. Vargic, a Slovakian artist and designer who runs the blog halcyonmaps.com, created six charts that document the history of the tallest buildings on six continents — Europe, North America, Asia, Africa, South America and Oceania — over the last 5,000… Read more »

Featured Lesbian Real Estate Agent: Alexis Hlady, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Choosing an Edmonton real estate agent is a difficult task because really, how does one make that decision and how do you know you’ve made the right choice? I’m… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Real Estate Agent: Brian Elder, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Brian Elder sells homes buy design: downtown Toronto condos, lofts, and urban spaces. See Brian’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay Friendly Realtors and Real Estate Professionals… Read more »

Featured Gay Mortgage Lender: Warren Fetterly, Toronto, Ontario

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. I am a highly educated and experienced mortgage professional who believes in integrity, honesty and above all, superlative client service. See Warren’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Brent Anderson, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Providing professional service to my clients, while educating them through the process. Edmonton is a thriving City, with many festivals, events to take in year round. See Brent’s Expanded… Read more »

Toronto Gayborhood Gets Rainbow Crosswalks

Toronto is hosting World Pride 2014 from June 20 to June 29, but the Canadian capital has already rolled out a welcome to the global LGBT community by painting crosswalks in the Gay Village with a bright rainbow. Located in the heart of the Toronto gayborhood at Church Street and Alexander and Church Street and… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Todd Black, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Todd offers Toronto a wueer eye for a great buy – specializing in downtown lofts and condos. See Todd’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay Friendly Realtors… Read more »

A Tale of Two Cities’ Condos

Richcraft Homes’ latest condo project, The Bowery, is touted as “condominium living with a distinctly New York vibe.” That got me thinking about what distinguishes the two cities’ condo markets. Space Confucius says: “He who lives in New York City understands that space is a luxury.” OK, he didn’t. But he may as well have…. Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Greg Rowland, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Greg is a top producer, friendly, low key, high energy, knowledgeable, fun, happy, smart, and hip. Victoria has the mildest climate in the country, and is the best place… Read more »

Toronto’s Astounding Condo Boom

The worst of times are usually obvious, as in the case of Toronto under Rob Ford. The best of times can take longer to reveal themselves — as in the case of Toronto under Rob Ford, which is most likely to be remembered by future historians not for its political buffoonery but for the amazing… Read more »

Toronto’s Gayborhood Trying to Beautify Streets With Pole Wraps

The Church Wellesley Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) is getting closer to banishing posters from nearly all poles on Church Street in Toronto’s gay village. BIA manager David Wootton says a test pole, just south of Dundonald Street, is now covered with eight-foot-high wrapping. He hopes to eventually cover every pole on the street. The… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Carol Borg, Toronto

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. No hype, fancy slogans or presure. Just total dedication to servicing your real estate needs. Every step of the way! Toronto is a vibrant, eclectic city of neighborhoods. Let… Read more »

Homeownership in the US Versus Canada

In the mid-1990s I wrote an opinion column arguing against the tax deduction for mortgage interest. One of the arguments I made was that the percentage of homeowners was only one or two points higher in the United States than in Canada, which doesn’t have the deduction. The best information I have now is that… Read more »

Toronto Area Real Estate Agent Distributes Homophobic Fliers

A Toronto real estate agent has taken it upon himself to distribute an anti-gay flier in Mississauga, Ontario. Towleroad.com reports: A RE/MAX Real Estate agent in the Toronto-area city of Mississauga is under fire for distributing sales brochures which included an article promoting “traditional families” as the best for the future of children, the Mississauga… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Michael Wilcox, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. 5 years experience in Vancouver Downtown/East/or West. Knowledge with investors (foreign/local), first-time and seasoned buyers. Vancouver brings culture, beaches, nature, shopping, entertainment, diversity, and a relaxed community feel –… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Eric Desbiens, Toronto, Ontario

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Eric is a professional, dedicated and client oriented real estate agent working in the greater Toronto real estate market. See Eric’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay… Read more »