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The Season Of COVID-19 & Canadian Real Estate

October 21st, 2020 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateReal 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 Toronto, where I share my insights, ideas, and point of view on the many facets of the Toronto - and the Canadian - Real Estate Markets.  So, at the time of this writing, we're seven months and eight days into a new reality from the unanticipated arrival… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s Secrets To Successfully Downsizing To Smaller Accommodations

October 7th, 2020 | 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

While downsizing is typically the domain of the retiree (or soon to be retiree) perched at the top of the property ladder in large accommodations, with high real estate prices, a growing desire to live in proximity to amenity-rich areas and, well, the reality that COVID-19 is prompting many of us to revise… Read Full Entry

The Movement To Hipsteading During The Covid-19 Pandemic & Toronto Real Estate

September 19th, 2020 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateHealthy HomeJunction/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 Toronto, where I share my insights, ideas and point of view on the many facets of the Toronto Real Estate Market! So we're six months into a global pandemic and, as we live and breathe with gratitude (I certainly do), the risk and… Read Full Entry

Our Recent Press In BlogTO On Why Toronto Real Estate Is So Expensive

August 11th, 2020 | Real EstateWord On The StreetJunction/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

What a topsy turvy year it's been so far for real estate! Urbaneer's veteran realtor Steve Fudge recently wrote about the resilience of certain segments of the Toronto market in a blog titled, 'Demand For ‘Forever Homes’ In Toronto’s Downtown Family Neighbourhoods Persists Despite COVID-19'. The pandemic has shifted our… Read Full Entry

We Love The Omar Gandhi Reinvention Of Lady Marmalade On Broadview North Of Dundas East

August 4th, 2020 | City LivingRestaurantsRiverdale / Playter Estates

Is there anything more coveted in a neighbourhood than the perfect brunch spot? One of our absolute faves is Lady Marmalade, known as much for its eggs benedict, cheddar waffles, and breakfast poutine as it is for the atmosphere diners enjoy. Lady Marmalade has been a fixture in Leslieville for… Read Full Entry

Toronto Loves The CN Tower (And So Do I!)

July 8th, 2020 | City LivingReal EstateYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

If you ask me, no landmark represents Toronto more than the CN Tower which - from 1976 until 2007 - reigned as the world's tallest structure until the engineering marvel Burj Khalifa in Dubai took the crown. Even so, it still retains a spot in the top 10 tallest structures in… Read Full Entry

Demand For ‘Forever Homes’ In Toronto’s Downtown Family Neighbourhoods Persists Despite COVID-19

May 28th, 2020 | City LivingCOVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateReal 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

Okay, to start off this blog - and for your listening enjoyment - here's some Eddie Money rocking it out in 1982. I give props to Edward Joseph Mahoney for changing his name to Eddie Money. I don't know why, but names that are a type of currency crack me up. Like James Bond's… Read Full Entry

A Brief History On The Intensification Of The Danforth In Toronto

January 29th, 2020 | City LivingReal EstateThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

It was mid-June, 2018, when I originally posted this piece about how much The Danforth - from Jones to Victoria Park - is undergoing redevelopment. Then, just two days ago, the City of Toronto, having conducted a planning study on The Danforth, held a community meeting; it was summarized in this BlogTO… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: Should I Move Or Renovate?

December 20th, 2019 | 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 instalment of Dear Urbaneer where I take on tough real estate questions that are posed to me by my inquisitive clients. This time, I’m responding to a client who requires more space but is weighing the pros and cons of buying a larger property or modifying the… Read Full Entry

Walk Score: The Measure Of A Pedestrian-Friendly City

November 12th, 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

We all know that life is grand when you can embrace the benefits of a pedestrian lifestyle in an urban locale. You’ve likely heard of a Walk Score, Bike Score or Transit Score, but do you really know what is being measured? Do you know how this data is collected… Read Full Entry