ROB Magazine Sept 2017

It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad market: Something crazy happened in the Toronto real estate market in the first few months of 2017. Sales shot up, prices spiked, and buyers who hesitated a single day could end up paying an extra 100 grand. And then, everything changed. We meet some of the characters who lived through what just might have been the wildest real estate frenzy Canada has ever seen

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September 2017 Before/After

Our favourite staging from September. New paint, new flooring, ROOST furnishings. Voila! Even with the (obviously) better "after" photography, you can see how dramatically this space was transformed. If you were the potential buyer, what would you think?...

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April 2017 Before/After

Our favourite staging from April. The homeowners had elected not to furnish their living room while they lived in the house, so the kids had a clear place to play. The room (and the home) were striking, so we introduced a neutral palette so as not to overwhelm the...

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March 2017 Before/After

Our favourite staging from March. In this case, the homeowners used the small space at the front of the home as a large, clear entrance area. We transformed it into a welcoming nook around the fireplace. Removing the screen in front of the window significantly...

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Putting the “Soul” Back In

I believe our homes have a soul – spread across our walls and covering the surfaces of our homes – left there by the world we create as we live our lives. The energy and vitality of that soul endures, creating the inevitable vibe that is felt by anyone who crosses the...

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