By: Yvonne Huh

10 Basic Gardening Tips Every Beginner Should Know

Tags: Gardening

If you’re one of the increasing number of Canadians who’ve taken the plunge and bought a home in the suburbs or outside the big city, you may find yourself the proud owner of a yard for the first time. Now what? Of course you have a picture in your head of a lush paradise filled with birds and butterflies or arms full of veggies you’ve just harvested steps from your back door but...Read More

Island Decor Interior Design With The Ocean In Mind

By: Yvonne Huh

Island Decor Interior Design With The Ocean In Mind

Tags: island decor, home decor

    Summer is in full swing in much of the world, and the relaxed, breezy feeling that these sunny days bring inspires an equally pared-down design aesthetic. Unlike the kitschy, themed rooms that sometimes plague coastal-inspired design, planning your home’s interiors around the serenity of an island setting can be an elegant choice. It’s all about scaling things back, kee...Read More

The Bold And The Beautiful: 5 Homes With Vibrant Interior Paint

By: Yvonne Huh

The Bold And The Beautiful: 5 Homes With Vibrant Interior Paint

Tags: Vibrant Homes, Paint Trends

  Few things transform an everyday interior space like carefully chosen paint hues. These plucky residences—from Palm Beach to Pasadena—catch the eye with their vivid, often unexpected doses of color. Upper East Side Elegance Southwestern Style and Warmth Santa Fe, New Mexico | Darlene Streit, Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe – 326 Gran...Read More

Location, Location, Location: Generation Z Trends Report

By: Yvonne Huh

Location, Location, Location: Generation Z Trends Report

Tags: Generation Z, trend report

  As employees and employers negotiate new possibilities for remote and hybrid work as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, a newly released generational trends report by Mustel Group and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada highlights new insights revealing that future housing demand will be underpinned by an expectation for a return to the workplace and office, as we...Read More

Home Selling Essentials: Preparing Your Home for Sale

By: Yvonne Huh

Home Selling Essentials: Preparing Your Home for Sale

Tags: Home selling tips, Maximize your financial return

  Before you determine the listing price for your property and place it on the market, it’s important to assess your home for essential property repairs, cosmetic improvements and in some cases, major renovations to take place. This will help you maximize your financial return and increase the chance of it selling faster. To ensure you prioritize your time and financial resources on pr...Read More

By: Yvonne Huh

Top Tier Real Estate: Spring 2022 State of Luxury Report

Tags: Luxury Real Estate, Spring Real Estate Market

Against a backdrop of global turbulence, Canada’s luxury real estate market stood a sabulwark of strength in the first quarter of 2022. While scarce inventory continued to undermine prospective sales, the continued upswell of consumer optimism, economic revitalization, demand for housing mobility, and renewal of urban life bolstered top-tier sales across all major metropolitan areas in the i...Read More

The Great Outdoors: 5 Dreamy Decks

By: Yvonne Huh

The Great Outdoors: 5 Dreamy Decks

Tags: Dream Decks, Great Outdoors, Backyard

  Augmenting homes from Cape Cod to California, these enviable decks encourage lingering outdoors and appreciating the longer, warmer days of spring and summer.   Peaceful Living in Pacific Heights   On one of the most desirable blocks in Pacific Heights, this timeless four-level home has been impeccably updated while maintaining respect for its classic details. Among its hig...Read More

Characteristics of  Truly Smart Homes In 2022

By: Yvonne Huh

Characteristics of Truly Smart Homes In 2022

Tags: Smart Homes

How can a luxury home enter a new strata? With the integration of the latest smart technology. When working in unison, the best home automation systems are woven into the house’s design and framework to make life more effortless, more secure, and even more eco-friendly. These seven characteristics of a truly smart home provide security, efficiency, and a seamless experience.  Digital S...Read More

By: Yvonne Huh

DIY Home D├ęcor: When to Leave Upgrades to Professionals

Tags: DIY Home Decor, Home Upgrades, Luxury Homes

  Does your property need a new look? If the interiors aren’t as fresh and current as they once were, you may be considering a home improvement project. But how much do you take on yourself when it comes to DIY home décor, and what absolutely requires hiring a professional? Here’s what you need to know before you get started: How Handy Are You?   Before tackling a...Read More

By: Yvonne Huh

Financing the Future of Canadian Housing: Generation Z Trends Report

Tags: market update, real estate, home sales, luxury homes, luxury real estate, generation Z, housing trends

A new generational trends report  released today by Mustel Group and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada reveals that even in light of escalating costs of living and rising housing prices nationwide, an overwhelming majority of Generation Z buyers are self-reliant in saving for their first homes, and are employing diverse strategies to overcome financial obstacle...Read More