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TheRedPin Tracks Toronto Real Estate Prices By Subway Stop

June 15th, 2017 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter EstatesSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Toronto is an expensive city, especially when it comes to real estate. Even as our market cools, buying property is prohibitively costly, given the average price of a detached house surpasses $1 million.  A recent article in BlogTO features maps created by TheRedPin that charts the average sale prices of homes… Read Full Entry

How To Strategically Purchase An Income Producing Property

May 27th, 2017 | Real EstateDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter EstatesCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalRoncesvalles Village

If you're looking to buy Toronto real estate, unless you're loaded with bags of loot, finding a place that fits your current and possible future needs (like going nuclear and having kids) is a tough order to follow. But if you can pony up the price of entry for a… Read Full Entry

Dear Toronto Real Estate: Where Are The Property Listings?

March 13th, 2017 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate TrenchesJunction/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

If you're a Toronto real estate buyer, or a realtor, you're potentially reaching wit's end trying to navigate this scorching hot market. Yup, the gap between supply and demand is ever-widening in the frothy Toronto housing market, as listings become scarce and scarcer still. There is new reality of buying… Read Full Entry

Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs And Toronto Real Estate For Buyers

February 13th, 2017 | 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

I've been reflecting a lot lately on how, for many, home ownership is the foundation to anchor, and nurture, our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs. For the vast number of Canadians, home ownership is symbolic of being  'biologically on schedule'; about two-thirds of Canadian families own their own home, which ranks near the top percentile in… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s Winter 2016/2017 Toronto Real Estate Forecast Part Two

January 12th, 2017 | 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 MarketCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Welcome toPart Two of urbaneer's Winter Toronto Real Estate Forecast. When it comes to real estate in Toronto, the stories are emerging almost as quickly as the market is moving. In Part One, which I presented last month, I explored what might happen to Toronto Real Estate in reaction… 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

On My Obstacles Securing A City Of Toronto Building Permit

October 13th, 2016 | Tales From Tennis CrescentRiverdale / Playter Estates

Welcome to a new installment of Tales From Tennis Crescent, where I'm sharing my journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian plain-jane duplex on Tennis Crescent in Riverdale. Last month I was finally ready to proceed with my project, where I'm adding both a second floor rear extension and a new third floor… Read Full Entry