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  • Stability Is the Watchword in These Tax-Friendly Markets
    by SIRC on February 3, 2023 at 9:23 pm

    Favourable tax laws, high quality of life, and diversified economies are helping to protect certain markets from economic uncertainty in 2023. A continued shortage of housing stock, persistent supply-chain issues,... The post Stability Is the Watchword in These Tax-Friendly Markets appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • Strong Appeal For Luxury Property, Despite Interest-Rate Hikes
    by SIRC on February 3, 2023 at 8:27 pm

    As central banks continue to inact interest rate hikes in an effort to stave off inflation, they’ve also created a drag in the overall housing market, as homeowners face higher... The post Strong Appeal For Luxury Property, Despite Interest-Rate Hikes appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • Highs and Lows: Luxury Rental Markets React to Return-to-Cities
    by SIRC on February 3, 2023 at 7:49 pm

    Post-pandemic rental rates have skyrocketed in various markets as residents have begun returning to cities. The effect on the ultra-luxury sector varies widely, depending on a variety of factors, including... The post Highs and Lows: Luxury Rental Markets React to Return-to-Cities appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • The Best Neighbourhoods in Victoria, B.C.
    by SIRC on February 3, 2023 at 6:07 am

    Victoria may be located on Vancouver Island, but it's a city with British roots: red double-decker buses, horse-drawn carriages, and blooming flowers reminiscent of stately English gardens dot its streets and thoroughfares. The post The Best Neighbourhoods in Victoria, B.C. appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • What to Look for in a Real Estate Broker
    by SIRC on January 26, 2023 at 6:55 pm

    Having the right guide to navigate the most important purchase you’ll make – buying a home – is critical. In a challenging housing market where high prices and low inventory... The post What to Look for in a Real Estate Broker appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • Top-Tier Real Estate Report: 2022 Year in Review*
    by SIRC on January 18, 2023 at 10:00 am

    Following an era of exorbitant hyperinflation in Canadian luxury real estate, new post-pandemic benchmarks were established in 2022 as the housing market responded to a cascade of stressors. Against a... The post Top-Tier Real Estate Report: 2022 Year in Review* appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • 5 Essential Tips for Downsizing
    by SIRC on January 16, 2023 at 5:45 pm

    Maybe your children are grown, or you’ve decided to relocate from a sprawling suburban property to a chic downtown condo. Either way, moving into a smaller home that better suits... The post 5 Essential Tips for Downsizing appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • What the Foreign Buyers Ban Means For You
    by SIRC on January 16, 2023 at 4:44 pm

    On January 1, 2023, the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act (the “Foreign Buyers Ban”) came into effect in Canada and will be in place for two years. ... The post What the Foreign Buyers Ban Means For You appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • 2023 Luxury Outlook Report
    by SIRC on January 5, 2023 at 7:37 pm

    The third annual 2023 Luxury Outlook report is an ambitious exploration into high-end residential markets across the globe. In this report, we highlight what you can learn from past market corrections and... The post 2023 Luxury Outlook Report appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • 7 Ways to Make Your Home Festive This Season
    by SIRC on December 20, 2022 at 6:50 pm

    Entertaining family and friends for the holidays? You don’t need to be a professional designer to transform your space into a festive gathering spot. Here’s how to make your home... The post 7 Ways to Make Your Home Festive This Season appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • Dream Homes: 5 Properties With Ultimate Privacy
    by SIRC on December 6, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    As more and more people move back to densified urban centres, and the constant means of connecting with others is literally at our fingertips, it’s more difficult than ever to... The post Dream Homes: 5 Properties With Ultimate Privacy appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • 5 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Cozy This Winter
    by SIRC on December 6, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    It’s that time of year again—time to say hello to luxurious throws, steaming hot chocolate, cozy rustic decor, and rich, warm colour palettes. It’s also time to embrace hygge, the... The post 5 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Cozy This Winter appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • ‘Tis the Season | 5 Gift Ideas for the Modern Homeowner
    by SIRC on December 6, 2022 at 3:14 pm

    ‘Tis is the season for giving. Whether it’s for your holiday party host, a coworker, a friend or a loved one, we rounded up the trending and timeless gift ideas... The post ‘Tis the Season | 5 Gift Ideas for the Modern Homeowner appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • 6 Family Activities to Do In Quebec This Winter
    by SIRC on December 5, 2022 at 6:09 pm

    For Quebecers, winter is more than a season; it’s an exciting way of life. As the snow turns the province into a winter wonderland, here are some great ways for... The post 6 Family Activities to Do In Quebec This Winter appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • Home for the Holidays: Recipes from Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi
    by SIRC on December 5, 2022 at 5:48 pm

    Stay home for the holidays and spend some time baking these scrumptious festive cookies – holiday recipes by Milk Bar founder, Christina Tosi. Recipe 1: Chocolate Peppermint Cutout Cookies MAKES... The post Home for the Holidays: Recipes from Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • Holiday Spirit: What All Impeccable Hosts Have in Common
    by SIRC on December 1, 2022 at 3:28 pm

    With the holidays just around the corner, its important to understand what all impeccable hosts have in common. ‘Tis the season for a wide array of dinners, parties, and events.... The post Holiday Spirit: What All Impeccable Hosts Have in Common appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • 5 Luxury Properties for Sale Right Now
    by SIRC on November 24, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    Breathtaking views, sweeping waterfront shorelines, magnificent custom furnishings – we rounded up the most exquisite luxury properties currently on the market. From the East to the West coasts, explore these... The post 5 Luxury Properties for Sale Right Now appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • 10 Tips to Prep Your Home for Winter
    by SIRC on November 22, 2022 at 6:48 am

    Stay ahead of the winter weather by taking care of a few things in and around your home now. It’s important to protect your home from potential damage and address heating and energy leaks while the weather is till temperate and you aren't knee deep in snow and ice. Spend more time this winter curled up and relaxing, warm and cozy by the fire. The post 10 Tips to Prep Your Home for Winter appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • Mood Board | Rustic Luxury Designs
    by SIRC on November 21, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    With the cold weather months here, what better way to ensure your home is a cozy oasis than by embracing the tenets of rustic luxury? This trending interior design style... The post Mood Board | Rustic Luxury Designs appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

  • How to Design Your Home With Autumnal Colours
    by SIRC on November 11, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    With the inevitable shift from one season to the next comes a natural desire for change, not only in our wardrobes or our choice of weekend activities, but in our... The post How to Design Your Home With Autumnal Colours appeared first on Sotheby's International Realty Canada.

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