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Urbaneer’s Toronto Real Estate Forecast 2019: Part One

August 22nd, 2019 | Urbaneer's Real Estate ForecastsJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to Urbaneer.com’s most recent shelter prognostication - my Toronto Real Estate Forecast for the latter half of 2019! I'm going to take a little bit of a different approach in this edition. In this first part, I'll explore the Provincial and Federal governments' efforts since Spring 2017 to dampen demand and diffuse the potentiality of… Read Full Entry

Toronto Real Estate, Yellowbelt Zoning & The Missing Middle: Part Two

August 8th, 2019 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to the second of my two-part exploration on the 'missing middle', where I discuss how a lack of housing type diversity - and the accompanying affordability challenges facing middle-income households in Toronto - is fueling a housing crisis.   In Part One, I explored how restrictive and antiquated urban planning policies have impeded… Read Full Entry

Toronto Real Estate, Yellowbelt Zoning & The Missing Middle: Part One

July 18th, 2019 | Real EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture and design in the City of Toronto.  Today I'm going to explore how a lack of housing types, along with restrictive antiquated urban planning policies, contribute to Toronto's housing crisis.    Have you heard the term “missing middle” being bandied about in the press as of late?… Read Full Entry

Cycling And Toronto’s Beltline Trail

April 14th, 2019 | City LivingReal EstateMidtown

As Spring unfolds with warmer weather and longer daylight hours -  the season inspires me to embrace the great outdoors in a way I'm certainly not when I'm curled up all warm and cozy under my Winter duvet! Although Toronto is considered a dense urban 'concrete jungle', its natural geography has a suprising abundance of lush… Read Full Entry

Here Comes The Eglinton Crosstown LRT

April 12th, 2019 | City LivingWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleMidtown

If you rely on pubic transit in Toronto, you know we're approaching crisis mode as our existing transit framework becomes mired its own form of gridlock. Which is why we're applauding the 'it-can't-be-soon-enough' arrival of the Eglinton Crosstown -  a light rail transit line that will run along Eglinton Avenue… Read Full Entry

Before & After: A Builder Grade Toronto Condo Goes Back To Its Factory Roots

April 11th, 2019 | House And HomeReal EstateMidtown

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture, and design. If you're new to it - although I'm celebrating 26 years as a top producing Toronto realtor - my passion for all aspects of housing and home has led to my writing on many facets of urban life. My research and… Read Full Entry

Excavating The History Of Toronto’s Avenue Road

March 20th, 2019 | City LivingReal EstateMidtownYorkville / Summerhill / Rosedale

When you look at the composition of a city like Toronto, you tend to think about the streetscapes, housing stock, and community vibes. Equally important, but perhaps less considered, are some of the roadways, highways, and byways that define the momentum and accessibility of the city; they are not only essential… Read Full Entry

Yup! Toronto’s Spring 2019 Real Estate Market Means Bidding Wars

March 8th, 2019 | Tales From The Real Estate TrenchesMidtownDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageLeslieville/RiversideWallace/Emerson & Brockton Village

Welcome to my latest Tales From The Real Estate Trenches, where I occasionally post real time experiences on the Toronto real estate market.     As we step into the spring Market, which historically begins in January and progresses until the end of May or early June, it appears this year… Read Full Entry

Housing As A Symbol Of Self

January 3rd, 2019 | House And HomeReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Have you ever walked down a Toronto avenue, admiring the wide variety of homes and pondering who might dwell within? "I wonder who lives there...". I do! Every day. In the original City of Toronto, there is so much cultural, economic and social diversity stamped on our existing housing stock, most… Read Full Entry

Edwardian Residential Architecture In Toronto

October 19th, 2018 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

One of the many benefits of living in Toronto is the beauty of our vintage housing stock. While older residences will require additional maintenance and repair simply because of their longevity, the high style patina and architectural touches that lend the unique character to these homes are truly immeasurable. No… Read Full Entry