The Winter Stations organization is mostly known for its annual design competition that transforms lifeguard stations across Toronto’s east beaches, but in anticipation of the 2020 designs, they are bringing two interactive art installations to Toronto!
If you’re looking for a new home in one of the Greater Toronto Area’s most luxurious and prestigious neighbourhoods, then you’ll be interested in the new limited time bonus Caliber Homes is offering at Kleinburg Crown Estates.
It’s been a while since I felt the need to write a post about a housing market bubble, but the recent 2019 UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index put Toronto at second greatest bubble risk in the world, so naturally, I have to talk about it.
The International Monetary Fund has confirmed what nearly everyone in the Greater Toronto Area’s new home building industry has been saying for the last few years - more supply is the answer to the affordability crisis.
A group of British Columbia real estate organizations recently made recommendations to the leading federal parties to help address housing issues in the province, and there are a couple ideas that seem like they might work in the GTA too.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re hosting, it’s going to be here before you know it. Your mind is probably focused on preparing dinner, but what about your home decor? Don’t you want to impress your guests?
You think Toronto’s residential rental market is tight now? According to a recent report from the Royal Bank of Canada, the demand for rent is only going to get stronger, and there’s not enough inventory to accommodate it.
It’s the first of October - can you believe Thanksgiving is just two weeks away?! Now is the perfect time to get an early start on your fall home maintenance, especially if you didn’t get a lot done last month.
Through the stages of development of your pre-construction condo, perhaps the most crucial is the transition from interim occupancy to final closing. The most important of the moving pieces to have in place during this transition is your financing.
Thinking of breaking into the Canadian housing market for the first time? Chances are, you’re doing your research and looking into every possible tax break and incentive available to help financially ease your transition into home ownership.
If you’re a frequent reader of my weekly post, you know I tend to avoid politics, but there is one thing I want to talk about, and no, it’s not what you think it is. Some recent, um, controversy has plagued the Liberal campaign.
With a busy summer behind us, it looks like the Greater Toronto Area’s luxury home market is poised for a strong fall, according to Sotheby’s International Realty Canada’s latest Top-Tier Real Estate report.
August was a slow month for the Greater Toronto Area’s new home market, but that’s normal for this time of year. On a year-over-year basis, activity increased for the new single-family home segment, but sales were still low considering historical levels.
So long sweet summer, it’s officially fall. While you were savouring the last few warm days we have here in the Greater Toronto Area, you probably didn’t get around to doing too much home maintenance. Well, the time is now.
The Cityside Stouffville grand opening by DECO Homes, Fieldgate Homes, OPUS Homes, and Starlane Homes was one of the most highly anticipated new home events of the year, so we had to head up to Stouffville to check it out for ourselves.
Thanks to the 2019 Canadian Rental Housing Index, we now have a better picture of the rental affordability crisis in Canada, and it hits hard in Ontario. Of the top 20 federal ridings with the worst rental affordability challenges, 11 are in Ontario.
In August 2019, national home sales increased for the sixth month in a row, coming in 17% higher than the six-year low hit in February 2019. On a year-over-year basis, national sales jumped 5%, with significant activity in the Greater Toronto Area.
There’s been a lot of focus recently on the lack of supply and strong demand driving up home prices in the Greater Toronto Area, but there are other factors to consider: government fees, taxes, and charges.
The Canadian Real Estate Association launched REALideas recently in anticipation of the federal election. One of the points they made is that mortgage lending needs to be updated to better serve those participating in the gig economy.
The Toronto Catholic District School Board has taken important steps in making their schools a safer environment with the introduction of Automated External Defibrillators, provided by The Mikey Network.