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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

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

Ryerson Reports On The Visionary Redesigns Of Five Toronto Streets

August 21st, 2018 | City LivingCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyRoncesvalles Village

In a time of growing concern about the safety and efficiency of Toronto's streets, media outlets have become mills of Vision Zero headlines, raging OpEd pieces, disturbing traffic camera footage, and plenty of finger-pointing. And the shaming isn't just local - it's global. Toronto has been singled out as the… Read Full Entry

How Toronto Real Estate Near Queen Street – East & West – Is Climbing In Value

August 15th, 2018 | Real EstateLeslieville/RiversideCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketLittle PortugalQueen WestRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to my blog on Housing, Culture, and Design in Toronto! This is where I share my insights and experiences on most every aspect of the Toronto Real Estate Market - and life here in The 6ix! As I move into my 26th year as a realtor - trading in… Read Full Entry

Gentrification, Densification, And The History Of Toronto Real Estate

August 1st, 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 / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

As I move into my 26th year as a realtor - trading in property across the central core from The Beach west to The Kingsway, and from Harbourfront north to Hogg’s Hollow - I've witnessed an enormous change in the 42 city neighbourhoods which encompass my business. I've experienced this… Read Full Entry

Journey Into Toronto’s Past With Old Toronto

April 16th, 2018 | City LivingJunction/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

In the City of Toronto, when you cross the threshold of a century home or stand on a street corner, do you ever wonder about the urban pioneers of the past who may have stood in that same spot, or walked these streetscapes paths decades before you did? Centuries of… Read Full Entry

Four Toronto Properties Went Into Bidding Wars In The Past 48 Hours

February 14th, 2018 | Tales From The Real Estate TrenchesJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageHigh Park North / The Junction Dufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageThe DanforthWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to my latest Tales From The Real Estate Trenches, where I periodically post real time experiences on the Toronto real estate market. Nearly 3 weeks ago I shared the story of how Three Properties In Downtown Toronto Received 35 Offers One Evening. I wrote it because the reports in… Read Full Entry