5 Design Ideas for Home Workspaces

5 Design Ideas for Home Workspaces

10/22/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

As more and more people run businesses, work remotely, and pursue creative endeavours from home, the home work...

7 Futuristic Materials Having a Moment

7 Futuristic Materials Having a Moment

10/20/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

What makes a house truly feel like a home? Aside from the events that take place between its walls, much of a ...

Prepare for Shorter Days With These Home Design Tips

Prepare for Shorter Days With These Home Design Tips

10/15/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Sunny skies, warm weather, and days that seem to go on forever—spring and summer pull us into the great ...

Smart Homes: 6 Must-Haves for Innovative Homeowners

Smart Homes: 6 Must-Haves for Innovative Homeowners

10/13/2020 9:30:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

The Jetsons were onto something. A blend of futuristic technology with classic design principles (the show pul...

Toronto’s Top Take-Out and Delivery for Thanksgiving 2020

Toronto’s Top Take-Out and Delivery for Thanksgiving 2020

10/8/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

This year’s Thanksgiving is going to be different due to these unprecedented times. However, this in no ...

How to Choose the Best Contractor For Your Renovation

How to Choose the Best Contractor For Your Renovation

10/6/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Early fall is the best time to renovate. No inclement weather to worry about yet, ample daylight to extend wor...

The Best Luxury Spas in Toronto

The Best Luxury Spas in Toronto

10/1/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

We cannot repudiate the fact that all of us love getaways! A getaway to relax, live in the moment, not contemp...

Simple Tips to Maximize Condo Space

Simple Tips to Maximize Condo Space

9/29/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

With their endless amenities, ultramodern finishes, panoramic views, and trendy locales, today’s condos ...

Finishing Touch: The Details That Make a Difference When Staging Your Home

Finishing Touch: The Details That Make a Difference When Staging Your Home

9/24/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Your home is an oasis, a place perfectly appointed to suit your personal tastes. Which is exactly as it should...

4 Energy Efficient Upgrades That Impact Your Home’s Value

4 Energy Efficient Upgrades That Impact Your Home’s Value

9/22/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

When it comes to eco-friendly living, tomorrow’s world is already here. A wealth of effortless choices a...

The Top Public Schools in Toronto and the GTA

The Top Public Schools in Toronto and the GTA

9/17/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Choosing a neighbourhood to call home is no small decision, and factoring in school districts is an important ...

Where to Find the Top Private Schools in the GTA

Where to Find the Top Private Schools in the GTA

9/15/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

When it comes to choosing a family residence, school districts can significantly influence the appeal of any g...

5 Simple Upgrades to Increase Your Condo’s Market Value

5 Simple Upgrades to Increase Your Condo’s Market Value

9/10/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

The surrounding city lights, fine dining on your doorstep, and a short commute to the financial district&mdash...

How to Turn Your Patio Into a Cozy Fall Retreat

How to Turn Your Patio Into a Cozy Fall Retreat

9/8/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Fall heralds an unmatched refresh. Back-to-school excitement lingers and the season vibrates with a warm, soft...

Home Staging: 5 Expert Tips for Every Room in the Home

Home Staging: 5 Expert Tips for Every Room in the Home

9/3/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Over the years, home staging has graduated from necessary afterthought to elevated art form. Investing the eff...

The Most Expensive Condos Sold in Summer 2020

The Most Expensive Condos Sold in Summer 2020

9/1/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

The pandemic hasn't been able to touch Toronto's real estate market. On the contrary, it has heated up...

6 Simple Ways to Add Glamour to Your Bathroom Design

6 Simple Ways to Add Glamour to Your Bathroom Design

8/27/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Whether a spacious ensuite or a curated powder room, the bathroom is a space replete with design possibilities...

Away From the Noise: Make Your Bedroom an Urban Retreat

Away From the Noise: Make Your Bedroom an Urban Retreat

8/25/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Many people love the thrum of life in the city. That is, of course, until it comes time to rest and the sounds...

Most Expensive Condos Sold in Toronto Spring 2020

Most Expensive Condos Sold in Toronto Spring 2020

8/20/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Be it a global pandemic or anything, the Toronto real estate market is still active for homebuyers. The real e...

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Waterfront Property

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Waterfront Property

8/18/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Whether appreciating the view from indoors or enjoying the breeze along the shore, owners of waterfront homes ...

4 Garden Upgrades That Enhance Your Property Value

4 Garden Upgrades That Enhance Your Property Value

8/13/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

If you’re considering selling your house, curb appeal is crucial. Good landscaping not only beautifies y...

Home Buyers’ Essentials | How to Define Your Goals, Needs, and Budget

Home Buyers’ Essentials | How to Define Your Goals, Needs, and Budget

8/11/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Prior to setting up a meeting with your real estate advisor, it’s important to clarify your budget, pers...

Get the Most Out of Your Recreational Property

Get the Most Out of Your Recreational Property

8/6/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Over the past 10 years, recreational properties across the country have become much more than one season weeke...

The Best Patios in Downtown Toronto

The Best Patios in Downtown Toronto

8/4/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Patios are easily the most popular places to dine. Who doesn’t enjoy gazing at captivating views while h...

5 Living Room Designs for Hosting or Hiding Away

5 Living Room Designs for Hosting or Hiding Away

7/30/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

A well-designed living room is a social hub. It invites guests and family members to pause and come together, ...

Country Style: 5 Homes With Exposed Beams

Country Style: 5 Homes With Exposed Beams

7/28/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Country style isn’t just an aesthetic—it’s an ethos, a route back to nature and simpler livi...

Create A Relaxing Haven At Home

Create A Relaxing Haven At Home

7/23/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

The best escapes aren’t always at a five-star hotel. A well-appointed home can be the place you let go, ...

The Best Beaches In The Greater Toronto Area

The Best Beaches In The Greater Toronto Area

7/21/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

When you've spent most of your time indoors the past winter, the sun is what you need! We know you're ...

Living Large in a Small Space: Maximizing Your Home’s Outdoor Space

Living Large in a Small Space: Maximizing Your Home’s Outdoor Space

7/16/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

A smaller outdoor space doesn’t mean sacrificing when it comes to relaxing. With a few strategic choices...

Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Oasis

Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Oasis

7/14/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

With ‘staycations’ on the rise, more and more homeowners are designing and creating their very own...

Lounging Poolside: 6 Ideas to Refresh Your Backyard

Lounging Poolside: 6 Ideas to Refresh Your Backyard

7/9/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Summer is in full swing, bringing with it long days, shimmering pools, cocktails, and lazy afternoons with the...

The Best Golf Courses in the Greater Toronto Area

The Best Golf Courses in the Greater Toronto Area

7/7/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Approximately 4.2 million Canadians are occasional or regular golfers. Being a country with a passion for golf...

Patio Design: Upgrades That Increase the Value of Your Home

Patio Design: Upgrades That Increase the Value of Your Home

7/2/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

A versatile space that works as a living area, an outdoor entertainment zone and a home extension, a beautiful...

The Luxe Factor: Discover What Homebuyers Consider Key When It Comes to Comfort

The Luxe Factor: Discover What Homebuyers Consider Key When It Comes to Comfort

6/30/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

When it comes to luxury homes and their amenities, it’s no surprise that prospective buyers are looking ...

Market Update June 26

Market Update June 26

6/26/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Statistics overall is moving in the right direction Appointments, listings, sales, back to pre-pandemic lev...

Toronto’s Most Expensive Condos

Toronto’s Most Expensive Condos

6/25/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Toronto is one of the largest cities in North America and offers some of the most expensive condos in Canada. ...

5 Interior Design Trends In 2020

5 Interior Design Trends In 2020

6/23/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

The year 2020 has brought the world to a standstill, but nothing can stop the beauty of the design from glamor...

Floor Trends of 2020 - Textures, Styles, and Colours

Floor Trends of 2020 - Textures, Styles, and Colours

6/18/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

As 2020 develops its decor mantras, new floor trends have emerged. Toronto is witnessing bolder floor choices ...

8 Tips And Tricks To Re-Organize And Tidy Your Kitchen During Lockdown

8 Tips And Tricks To Re-Organize And Tidy Your Kitchen During Lockdown

6/16/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Dealing with life amid this lockdown is challenging. One thing to agree upon is that there is one place that e...

Smart Home Trends Shaping Design for 2020 and Beyond

Smart Home Trends Shaping Design for 2020 and Beyond

6/11/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Every industry has shaped itself differently and aligned all its products and services with technology. Even t...

The Most Exclusive Neighbourhoods In Toronto

The Most Exclusive Neighbourhoods In Toronto

6/9/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Do endless meandering streets with lush green surroundings excite you? Are you looking for a home in a posh lo...

How to Bring Eco-Conscious Beauty to Your Home

How to Bring Eco-Conscious Beauty to Your Home

6/4/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

As more people become increasingly aware of the effects of our energy consumption on climate change, homeowner...

Reel Life | 5 Ways to Bring the Theater Experience Home

Reel Life | 5 Ways to Bring the Theater Experience Home

6/2/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

By now, many of us have been home and sheltering in place for over a month. We have gone through many differen...

Furnishing Your Home for Extended Remote Work

Furnishing Your Home for Extended Remote Work

5/28/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

For many people, the “office” isn’t a corner office in a high-rise building—it’s...

Summer Design Essentials You Should Know

Summer Design Essentials You Should Know

5/26/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

When it comes to design for summer, it’s all about remixing, bringing the outdoors in, and embracing the...

Why Should You Stage Your Home? Let’s Find Out!

Why Should You Stage Your Home? Let’s Find Out!

5/21/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Do you want to make a quick and effective sale for your real estate property? Well, if you follow the right st...

Virtual Vacation | 5 Incredible Places You Can Visit Virtually Right Now

Virtual Vacation | 5 Incredible Places You Can Visit Virtually Right Now

5/18/2020 12:00:00 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Now that we’ve had a chance to visit museums and see a show or two, let’s take it o...

Fresh Air | 5 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors Safely

Fresh Air | 5 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors Safely

5/14/2020 9:30:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Spring is in full effect in the northern hemisphere and as restrictions on some outdoor spaces begin to lift, ...

Stay Home | 4 Reasons Why Home Matters

Stay Home | 4 Reasons Why Home Matters

5/8/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

There are many famous quotes about home – “home is where the heart is,” “there’s...

5 Ways You Can Have a Positive Impact on Your Community in a Trying Time

5 Ways You Can Have a Positive Impact on Your Community in a Trying Time

5/7/2020 3:30:00 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

During this time of uncertainty, it is crucial to remember that there are many ways we can support those in ou...

Luxury Toronto Homes From 2-3 Million

Luxury Toronto Homes From 2-3 Million

5/4/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Browse the latest luxury properties in Toronto that have a swimming pool and range from $2,000,000 t...

6 Museums You Can Tour from the Comfort of Your Own Home This Weekend

6 Museums You Can Tour from the Comfort of Your Own Home This Weekend

5/1/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

While staying at home and practicing safe social distancing are the best courses of action to combat the COVID...

High-Rising Expectations: Condos Representing the Pinnacle of Urban Luxury

High-Rising Expectations: Condos Representing the Pinnacle of Urban Luxury

4/30/2020 1:30:00 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Condos have grown in stature to represent the pinnacle of urban luxury. Four real-estate brokers explain how. ...

Toronto Homes with Indoor Swimming Pools

Toronto Homes with Indoor Swimming Pools

4/27/2020 1:30:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Buy an exclusive luxury property with an indoor swimming pool in The Greater Toronto Area. The properties bel...

10 Tips To Go Green In Your Home

10 Tips To Go Green In Your Home

4/24/2020 9:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Green living is rapidly becoming more part of everyday life and most people are happy to incorporate green cha...

Top 12 Toronto-Based Grocery Delivery Services

Top 12 Toronto-Based Grocery Delivery Services

4/22/2020 12:00:00 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

As COVID-19 brings an economic halt, wholesalers have been facing losses in business. Thus, it has led many of...

Best Restaurants for a Business Lunch (or Dinner)

Best Restaurants for a Business Lunch (or Dinner)

4/14/2020 10:30:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Are you looking for a place to share a business lunch? Here are 9 exquisite places you can go to for a superla...

5 Canadian Attractions You Can Virtually Visit from the Comfort of Your Own Home

5 Canadian Attractions You Can Virtually Visit from the Comfort of Your Own Home

4/10/2020 4:00:00 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

While staying at home and practicing safe social distancing are the best courses of action to combat the COVID...

Government of Canada COVID-19 Support for Individuals and Families

Government of Canada COVID-19 Support for Individuals and Families

4/9/2020 11:25:54 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada has compiled information regarding the support available to suppor...

PENTHOUSE SOLD | Miami's Biggest Score

PENTHOUSE SOLD | Miami's Biggest Score

4/6/2020 1:20:00 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

The celebrity couple, David and Victoria Beckham, have bought an entire unit spreading across the floor of One...

Do You Know The Pet Restrictions At Your Condo

Do You Know The Pet Restrictions At Your Condo

4/6/2020 12:30:00 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Of course, Torontonians love pets. Their attachment to furry babies cannot be judged. But, at the same time wh...

5 Ways to Keep Your Mind Healthy While Working from Home

5 Ways to Keep Your Mind Healthy While Working from Home

4/4/2020 1:37:44 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

  Taking care of your mind and body should always be a top priority when it comes to ensuring that you&r...

11 Things to Do while Confined at Home

11 Things to Do while Confined at Home

4/1/2020 7:00:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Here’s a list of things you can do if you while confined to your home. We hope you find this useful. &nb...

Fitness Options from the Comfort of Your Home

Fitness Options from the Comfort of Your Home

3/30/2020 9:51:10 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

  A lot of people give significant importance to fitness and exercising on a regular basis. However, due...

CIBC Webinar: Pandemic and Real Estate

CIBC Webinar: Pandemic and Real Estate

3/28/2020 1:30:00 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

  CIBC Webinar: Health Crisis Pandemic and Real Estate  Speakers: CIBC Economists, Benja...

Helpful Service Canada Links 

Helpful Service Canada Links 

3/28/2020 1:00:00 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

  If you require financial assistance, you can find information below on ways the Federal Government is ...

2020 Canadian Top-Tier Real Estate Spring Outlook*

2020 Canadian Top-Tier Real Estate Spring Outlook*

3/23/2020 11:28:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

  Despite conditions of extreme uncertainty in public health and the economy due to the unprecedent...

Best Gourmet Catering Services in Toronto 2020

Best Gourmet Catering Services in Toronto 2020

3/12/2020 2:58:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Toronto, being full of life, sees events on a daily basis. The success of your event also depends a lot on the...

The High-End Gyms of Toronto

The High-End Gyms of Toronto

3/5/2020 4:16:58 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Over the few years, Toronto has seen a massive influx in the prospect of staying fit. Fitness has become a lif...

2020 Generational Real Estate Trends Report: Aging in Place*

2020 Generational Real Estate Trends Report: Aging in Place*

3/4/2020 11:12:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

A new report released by Mustel Group and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada unco...

The Best Food Stores in Toronto You Need to Check Out ASAP!

The Best Food Stores in Toronto You Need to Check Out ASAP!

2/28/2020 2:22:15 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

While all of Toronto is filled with amazing food stores, there are some that absolutely stand out on the list....

Must-Try Restaurants in The Entertainment District

Must-Try Restaurants in The Entertainment District

2/21/2020 12:45:20 PM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

The Entertainment District provides Torontonians with the best of almost everything doing ultimate justice to ...

Must-Try Restaurants In Yorkville

Must-Try Restaurants In Yorkville

2/12/2020 7:54:21 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

Situated north of Bloor, between Avenue Road and Yonge Street, Yorkville has been growing into one of the most...

2019 Year-End Top-Tier Real Estate Report*

2019 Year-End Top-Tier Real Estate Report*

1/15/2020 10:44:00 AM

Oliver von Bretten & Associates

According to Sotheby’s International Realty Canada’s 2019 Year-End Top-Tier Real Estate Report, Ca...