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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

The Need And Demand For Live/Work Properties In Toronto

August 25th, 2020 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateReal EstateThe Danforth

Times are changing. How we work, where we work, and even when we work, have been turned upside down as we navigate a global health crisis. Since March 2020 when Canada implemented lockdown for the COVID-19 Pandemic, many professionals packed up their briefcases to leave their employment headquarters behind, and now work online from… 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

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

Meet Me In Monarch Park

June 28th, 2020 | The Danforth

Many people think that all city green spaces are much the same: lots of green, a few trees, and perhaps an asphalt path or two. It's really not the size or location that makes a Toronto park a standout amenity, as they're all retreats of green in a cement world;… 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

Hello Toronto, Ontario, Canada! Make Your Home A ‘Net Zero’ Hero

May 7th, 2020 | Healthy HomeHouse And HomeThe Danforth

In an ideal world, Canadian housing would be producing energy rather than consuming it. Our shelter should be healthy, be easily maintained, produce food and water, cause no pollution, and be entirely self-sustaining. While this is far from the reality we live in at the moment, one such environmentally-friendly choice gaining momentum… Read Full Entry

Booksmart Bliss At The Danforth-Coxwell Library

March 1st, 2020 | City LivingThe Danforth

The public library is perhaps one of the greatest unsung heroes when it comes to leisure opportunities and cultural enrichment. Libraries aren’t just for bibliophiles (although for avid readers, there is great pleasure in having rows upon rows of reading material to choose from); they are community hubs with programming… Read Full Entry