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12 Recent Adaptive Reuse, Live/Work, Storefront & Coach House Conversion Sales In Toronto

August 16th, 2019 | House And HomeReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction Yorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageLittle PortugalQueen West

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture, and design in Toronto! This is where I share my insights and experiences on almost every aspect of the Toronto Real Estate Market - and life here in the 6ix! Lately, I've been writing a lot about how Toronto - the City of… Read Full Entry

Bosley Real Estate Market Insight For The First Week Of August 2019

August 9th, 2019 |

Did you know that investors own ONE IN THREE condos in Toronto?! These stories - and more - in the week's breakdown below, courtesy of our parent brokerage, Bosley Real Estate!     MARKET UPDATE FOR THE WEEK ENDING AUGUST 9TH, 2019   The dog days of August are upon… 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 Market Conditions Continue To Tighten In July 2019

August 6th, 2019 |

According to the newly released Toronto Real Estate Board's stats, the number of real estate sales substantially improved in July 2019 compared to the same month last year, as did the number of new listing (though by a much smaller margin.) With annual growth in sales far outstripping annual growth… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s July 2019 E-Promo

July 31st, 2019 |

*Did you know we publish a monthly newsletter that you can subscribe to for FREE? Just click the link at the bottom of this post!* Happy Summer! Are you looking for seasonal commentary on the Toronto real estate market, including a forecast of what's to come in the Fall? Bookmark the… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: Should I Replace My Vintage Windows When My House Is Considered A Teardown?

July 26th, 2019 | Dear Urbaneer

Welcome to this month’s instalment of Dear Urbaneer where we open up our virtual mailbag to field real estate questions from our clients. This month, I’m responding to the owner of a 1960s home who is trying to determine the merits on replacing her favourite but failing bow feature window, and whether… Read Full Entry

Bosley Real Estate Market Insight For The Fourth Week Of July 2019

July 26th, 2019 |

Luxury condos going ovenless and raging against revelry rentals! These stories - and more - in the week's breakdown below, courtesy of our parent brokerage, Bosley Real Estate!     MARKET UPDATE FOR THE WEEK ENDING JULY 26TH, 2019   Canadian housing enters a “boring” era marking a new period… Read Full Entry

July 2019 - Home of the Month - Moss Park

July 25th, 2019 | Buy Of The MonthCabbagetown / Corktown

Welcome to Urbaneer.com's July 2019 Home of the Month! This feature provides a snapshot of the journey an Urbaneer Buyer has taken to secure a property purchase in the City of Toronto.  This month I tell the tale of a single creative millennial who, when he contacted me, was living in his first property purchase - a… Read Full Entry

‘PUSH’: A Documentary On Rising Real Estate Prices

July 23rd, 2019 | City Living

For those of us living life in the real estate trenches of the Toronto real estate market, the state of affordability, the lack of housing supply, and the multifaceted impacts of this phenomenon are certainly evident. I comment on this regularly in posts like Toronto Real Estate, Yellowbelt Zoning & The… 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