Surprise! We’re moving into our new home for the holidays!

Over the last few months, you’ve been following our story as Julio and I spent months navigating the Toronto housing market in collaboration with Engel & Vo?lkers. Our mission: to find a family-friendly unit that would be the perfect starter home for Canela, Julio and I as we expand our growing family (yes, you read that right!). We learned quickly that family-friendly units in Toronto are in short supply. Our real estate advisor, Shawn Blander, of Engel & Völkers Toronto Uptown proved to be an asset in a market that is really competitive right now, but we’ll get to that later. After months of searching, we’re SO excited to announce that we finally found the perfect home! Just in time to be the best Christmas present from ourselves to ourselves. I can’t wait until we can have a housewarming party so we can show our friends and family our new home. A couple of our friends have moved into a new house too and I’ve heard about a gift Source website where I can buy a fabulous gift for them and their new place. Continue reading “Surprise! We’re moving into our new home for the holidays!”

Dealing with rejection

So. You’ve decided it’s time to move. You’ve met with your Engel & Vo?lkers team and you’re ready to hunt. You might of even decided to look into fantastic new homes similar to what can be found at Cedar creek. You come up with your wish list and budget. You go see a few properties. As your search continues, you begin to get flexible with the must-haves on your wish list. You finally fall in love with a home. You put in an offer; it looks like you’re about to buy your next house. You get so excited. THIS IS HAPPENING.

And then you find out you lost the property to someone else. Damn it… Now what? Continue reading “Dealing with rejection”