Across the GTA, basement apartments are addressing a critical need, providing affordable housing in an otherwise unattainable market for many while making homeownership possible for others. Unfortunately for tenants, many landlords are choosing to build an illegal basement apartment, looking to cut corners and costs without...

You can’t prevent renovation-related stress, but you can prepare for it. Here’s how.   A renovation of any size will bring about some level of stress, so the best bet is to prepare for i in order to minimize its impact on you. Some stress is a given. It...

Why indeed? Maybe you are using your basement to it’s fullest with items and souvenirs, and toys and tools, and boxes filling every corner of available space. Or maybe your basement is dark, cold and dingy and not a space you would want to spend...

How to resolve a complaint with ANY company. The age of the internet has turned everyone into a critic. We are comfortable hiding behind our on-line personas criticizing films, restaurant service, governments and each other. But after a while all of this just becomes background noise,...