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3 Toronto condo market trends to watch in 2020

Wednesday Nov 06th, 2019

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Toronto Real Estate

Much ink has already been spilled over the rebound in housing that's underway in some of Canada's largest markets. After a volatile 2018 and an exceptionally brutal winter, home sales began to recover, particularly in the Toronto and Vancouver regions. The country's all-seeing housing eye, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), recently published it's optimistic 2020-2021 market outlook. The organization famously predicted that 2019 would be one of the worst... [read more]

Ontario government scraps rent control & Toronto doesn't like it

Sunday Dec 09th, 2018

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford's first-ever fiscal roadmap could have sweeping implications across all aspects of life for almost everyone in the province. Those who earn the most money, for example, no longer have to worry about paying extra income taxes (something proposed by the previous Liberal government that would have generated about $275-million for Ontario). Renters, on the other hand, could eventually end up paying way, way more to live in the city. Effective November 15,... [read more]

Toronto’s Tech Boom Will Keep Real Estate Frenzy Going

Tuesday Sep 25th, 2018

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It's now in a class of  cities with booming tech industries and rapidly rising house prices, a new forecast says. Toronto's housing market has seen a marked slowdown since a new non-resident tax successfully pushed many foreign buyers out, but a forecast from real estate agency Engel & Völkers says a new phenomenon is about to take over as the driver of Toronto's housing boom: The tech industry. The influx of tech companies into Toronto's downtown core in... [read more]

Toronto Has The Most Cranes in North America - Which Means the Most Development

Tuesday Sep 25th, 2018

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It may not be a glorious sight, but the sight shows a bright future: Right now, Toronto has the most construction cranes in North America - which indicates massive development. Toronto has an estimated 97 active construction cranes as of July 2018, according to the recent Rider Levett Bucknall Index (RLB Crane Index). This means the city has more than double the number of cranes of Chicago, four times as many as San Francisco and about five times as many cranes as New York City. In fact,... [read more]

December in Yorkville

Tuesday Mar 03rd, 2015

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Cumberland Terrace Tells The Story of Yorkville at a Glance. While most time capsules are buried in the foundations of buildings, their contents to be revealed at some future date, Cumberland Terrace is a living (if barely breathing) piece of Me Decade retail architecture frozen in time. Promoted as "the nicest way from Yonge to Bay" when it opened in October 1974, the mall's resistance to modernization - orange and brown tiles, large banks of phones, signage for... [read more]

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