November 2015

One of my favorite blogs, Brainpickings by Maria Popova, is an inspiring melange of interesting articles from a vast array of topics from science to psychology to art and design and everything in between. This is an overview of the purpose of her blog from her "about" page. I hope it inspires you as it has inspired me. https://www.brainpickings.org/about/      ...

Homes Sprouting Up Around Farms - The Birth of Agrihoods This past sunday, CBS Sunday Morning, one of my all time favorite shows that I've been watching for over 25 years, featured an inspiring story about "Agrihoods" that is an exemplary example of sustainable real estate development. The piece features Steve Nygren, "The Founder and President of Serenbe, a 1,000-acre sustainable community near Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Serenbe is focused on land preservation, agriculture, energy efficiency, green building, walkability, high-density building, arts and culture, and community living for multiple generations. It has been described as a model for future communities at the...

There are so many different types of homes today, but no matter what style home you live in, this much holds true, "your home is your castle". Enjoy this article by Michelle Slatalla which features a story about an Italian castle and it's luscious Italian landscapes. Via Gardenista.com https://www.gardenista.com/posts/paradise-found-designer-dan-pearsons-modern-garden-for-a-medieval-castle?utm_source=Remodelista%2FGardenista+Subscriber+List&utm_campaign=64a024216b-Gardenista+Daily+Email+Campaign&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_447a717cea-64a024216b-384532729  ...

Posted by Brian Ripley's Canadian Real Estate Charts A snapshot of real estate prices across Canada over time by city.  As we can see Montreal never enjoyed the real estate price highs and heights of some other Canadian cities like Toronto and Vancouver.        ...