Single Women Own 30% of Toronto Condos

Related article: Waiting for Mr. Right Related article: Tips for First-time home buyers May 24, 2012 In Toronto, there are tons of new condo units being erected every day, and it seems that single women are scooping up the majority of them, according to condo developers. Because single women have significant buying power, condo developers have changed […]

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Top 10 selling builders in Toronto by RealNet Canada

related post: Top 10 pre-construction purchasing tips related post: Top 10 reasons to use an agent for all pre-construction projects Tridel takes the top spot in the condo world with 1664 units sold in the GTA. Mattamy homes takes the throne in the low-rise market (detached-semis-towns) with 1884 homes sold in the GTA.  

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Things to watch for when flipping a condo

There is so much condominium construction occurring in the GTA that flipping of sales agreements has become a common real estate transaction. However, it comes with particular legal difficulties. Many buyers of new GTA condos looking to cash in on the hot real estate market by flipping their units before the buildings close face an […]

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Aerial photographs of Toronto from the 1920s to 1980s

King West and what is now Liberty Village in 1920 Toronto Islands 1920 Toronto Islands and Hanlan’s Point Stadium, where Babe Ruth hit his first professional home run The Distillery District was just a touch bigger in 1927 Looking north across Toronto Ca. 1929 (thanks, Adam!) Downtown Toronto 1930 Bayview and Lawrence in 1930 Above what is now […]

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STUDIES SAY CASINOS HAVE NEUTRAL EFFECT ON PROPERTY VALUES

May 9, 2012 A recent Ipsos Reid poll reveals that a slim majority of Torontonians, 53.5%, would support the building of a new casino in Toronto. The highest support came from Scarborough, where 58.6% of residents gave it a thumbs-up. In York and East York, the figure dropped slightly to 54.3%; in North York, 55.2%; […]

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Toronto condo price hits average of $360,892

Apr 18 2012 New condos can be seen under construction just west of York St., north of the Gardiner Expressway and Lakeshore Blvd. in March. Last year’s record pace of condo construction is starting to be felt across the GTA, with listings up 14 per cent in the first quarter of 2012. Sales, on the […]

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Before You Buy Your First Home

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THE FUTURE OF THE SUTTON PLACE HOTEL?

09 APRIL 2012 Over the past few months, we have talked about the lack of prime land available in Toronto’s downtown core. We see some surface parking lots and older buildings continue to be purchased for redevelopment, but developers are quickly running out of options, and risk losing the battle of supply and demand.One way […]

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