Coronavirus Threatens Survival of Toronto Small Businesses

The Broadview-Danforth Business Improvement Association (on behalf of dozens of Toronto BIAs) recently surveyed 561 small business tenants and 137 landlords across the city as to how the Coronavirus lockdown has affected them. A majority of the respondents (61%) said that they would not survive over the next 3 months without rent relief, and 76%… Read More

Canadian Government Supporting Mortgage Market

Soon after the COVID-19 lock-downs began last month, signs started to appear that the mortgage market was headed for a credit freeze, where mortgage lenders would be unable or unwilling to keep lending to homebuyers. A credit freeze would likely crash the real estate market – if mortgage lending isn’t possible, home sales would collapse… Read More

Canadian Consumer Confidence Falls

The Conference Board of Canada’s Index of Consumer Confidence fell by 32 points in March, the largest monthly decline ever. Canadians are clearly anxious about the coronavirus, and are mostly staying home both because the government is encouraging them to do so and also because they are afraid of venturing outside more than absolutely necessary…. Read More

COVID-19 Thins Out Toronto Market

Oh what a difference a month has made. Overall, results for the month of March were very good, though not quite as strong as February. Total sales were up by 10% and, while active listings were up by 20%, the overall inventory of homes for sale was only slightly higher than in February and still… Read More

Selling Homes Safely In The Age Of COVID-19

Click here to view the video Many people still need or want to buy or sell a home, even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. For example, some bought homes some time ago, and need to sell their present home; others have sold their homes and need to buy a new one. We have… Read More

Trinity Bellwoods

Click here to view Virtual Tours Welcome to 159 Wolseley Street, a deceptively spacious (25 ft wide) 4 bedroom row home in the sought after Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood just a one minute walk from the Queen Streetcar and the shops, restaurants & cafes of trendy Queen West. Stroll to Trinity Bellwoods Park and enjoy the… Read More