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We Read At The Bloor / Gladstone Library!

October 5th, 2019 | City LivingRecommended ReadsDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt Village

Have you noticed the wave of rebirth Toronto has experienced in the last 10 years? It seems city bodies are remodeling and annexing outdated architecture and revamping communal spaces with more purpose and frequency than ever before. 'Old' is being infused with 'new', and classic is being blended with contemporary.… Read Full Entry

A Taste Of Autumn At The Dufferin Grove Farmer’s Market

October 4th, 2019 | City LivingDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt Village

Oh, Dufferin Grove... this picturesque park has evolved over the years into one of the city's most reputable green spaces! Lush and thriving, it has glens ideal for sunning yourself, tables perfect for picnicing, and wide open grassy areas for sports games. Just want to read or watch the squirrels… Read Full Entry

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

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

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