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Dear Urbaneer - Does It Still Make Financial Sense To Invest In Downtown Toronto Real Estate?

July 21st, 2017 | Dear UrbaneerThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketQueen WestRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to this month's installment of Dear Urbaneer, where our readers put our real estate knowledge to task with their questions. This month, a reader asks for Steve's guidance on purchasing an investment property in downtown Toronto based on his available capital. Dear Urbaneer:I was recommended to you by one of your existing clients,… Read Full Entry

Gastro Greatness At The Gladstone In West Queen West

July 12th, 2017 | City LivingRestaurantsQueen West

Would you like to know a fun fact about our city? The Gladstone Hotel, which opened in 1889, is Toronto's oldest continuously-operating hotel! Neat, eh? Fortuitously, as the city diversified, so did the Gladstone, evolving from a simple railroad hostelry into the multi-faceted venue, cultural hub, and esteemed landmark that… Read Full Entry

An 1880s Bay & Gable Victorian In West Queen West Sells In 48 Hours!

May 31st, 2017 | Real EstateLittle PortugalQueen West

What a whirlwind! If the market is slowing, we certainly didn't feel it last week at our listing Living Luxe In Beaconsfield Village In West Queen West. This renovated classic contemporary 1880s Bay & Gable Victorian hit the market on Wednesday, and by Friday it was sold! Even more amazing,… Read Full Entry

Eclectic, Elegant and Cool: The Housing Stock of Parkdale

May 29th, 2017 | City LivingReal EstateQueen WestRoncesvalles Village

Neighbourhoods - like the homes and the people that populate them - are infinitely interesting, especially when that neighbourhood is characterized by subtle changes through its history. This is most definitely the case in the neighbourhood of Parkdale - running downtown west along the arteries of King Street West and Queen… Read Full Entry

We Love The Alex Wilson Community Garden At Richmond St West & Portland

May 8th, 2017 | City LivingQueen West

"We must build landscapes that heal and empower, that make intelligible our relations with each other and the natural world."
- The Culture Of Nature (1991), by Alex Wilson   At Urbaneer, we've long been fans of Toronto's rich and diverse network of parks and green spaces. The Alex… Read Full Entry

Graffiti Alley Is Toronto’s Laneway Louvre

May 6th, 2017 | City LivingQueen West

Do you find graffiti visually-arresting like we do? Graffiti takes the neglected and out-of-the-way places of the city and makes them marvelous and magical. Plus, it’s an art form that, like drag, originated from a marginalized community and is all about subverting convention and expectation. And, also like drag queens… Read Full Entry

The Newest Best Brunch Spots In Toronto

December 19th, 2016 | City LivingRestaurantsJunction/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

Brunch. It's the meal everyone looks forward to after an awesome night out. After indulging in that rare privilege of sleeping in, there's something wonderfully rewarding sauntering to meet friends for a weekend brunch. Brunch satisfies that delicious-greasy-goodness craving we often get the morning after. And with a “brunch trend” brewing amongst the… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s Winter 2016 Toronto Real Estate Forecast Part One

December 7th, 2016 | 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 Part One of urbaneer’s bi-annual prognostication: the Winter 2016 Toronto Real Estate Forecast. (Feeling reflective? Compare today's real estate climate to the same time last year: Winter 2015 Forecasts Part One and Part Two) Torontonians - and our Canadian media - love real estate, so there's always a story… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: Should I Sacrifice Location To Get More House?

November 29th, 2016 | Dear UrbaneerJunction/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 this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer, where we dispense advice and a sympathetic ear to our clients who are wondering about all matters real estate. This time, we are helping clients who are trying to decide if a property fits their needs or not, and wonder what kind of compromises will help… Read Full Entry

On Cycling In The City: Then And Now

October 27th, 2016 | Healthy 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

One consistent and common purchasing factor we're seeing as realtors who sell across the original City of Toronto, is how Buyers are prioritizing choosing a property that offers the most efficient commute to work. It certainly makes sense, given commute times are increasing given our urban gridlock, making the journey… Read Full Entry