Grand High Park Mansion

Welcome to 277 Indian Road, a stately Edwardian mansion in a prestigious location surrounded by the finest homes in High Park. This elegant High Park Grande Dame has more than 4500 sq ft of living space on four levels. Period details abound, including gorgeous wood trim and wainscoting, leaded & stained glass windows, beamed ceilings,… Read More

Federal Election – Housing Platforms

Here’s a quick summary of what each of the federal parties are promising/proposing for housing in Canada: Conservative Party Make the mortgage qualification stress test less stringent, and eliminate it completely for renewals to keep banks from gouging borrowers on renewal with uncompetitive high rates. Allow first time buyers to obtain 30 year amortizations to… Read More

Many Canadians Are Financially Stressed – BDO

BDO Canada is part of a large global network of firms that provide debt solutions for people in financial difficulty. They publish a study called the ‘BDO Canada Affordability Index‘. Here are some of the key conclusions from the latest study: More and more Canadians are taking on debt in all forms: 57% carry a… Read More

Toronto Real Estate Second Highest Bubble Risk Globally – UBS

Each year, UBS, a large global firm offering wealth management, asset management and investment bank services, publishes a report called the “UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index”. UBS says that: “Price bubbles are a recurring phenomenon in property markets. The term “bubble” refers to a substantial and sustained mispricing of an asset, the existence of… Read More

Toronto Prices Surge Upward in September

Prices in the Toronto area were almost 6% higher in September than in August, and slightly higher than the peak reached in the spring. This was nothing new for condominium prices, which have been hitting new all-time highs with great regularity over the past two years, and printed yet another one last month. What was… Read More

Toronto Market Getting Steadily Stronger

Prices for all property types continued the typical summer pattern in August, with prices for both freehold homes and condominiums lower than in July. Compared with last year, there are some definite positive signs: Prices were higher than last August for both freehold and condo properties. In fact, for the first time this year, prices… Read More

Controversy Over Short Term Rentals in Toronto

The rental housing crisis in Toronto has put the spotlight on short term rentals like Airbnb, which have removed thousands of units from the stock of long term rental properties in the city. Rental units are in critically short supply, and so there has been an outcry from housing advocates calling for restrictions on Airbnb…. Read More

GTA Market for Rental Properties Growing Stronger

A recent report conducted by Ryerson University’s Centre for Urban Research and Land Development found that Toronto is the fastest-growing city in Canada and the U.S. by a huge margin. Immigrants are being attracted in droves by employment opportunities – for example, in the first half of 2019 alone, 81,600 new jobs were added and, on a… Read More

Prestigious Kingsway Condominium

Click here for photos and more details Welcome to The Kingsway, one of the most prestigious condominium residences in Toronto’s west end. Ideally situated, it’s a short walk to the subway station and historic Old Mill, and close to Kingsway & Bloor West Village shops, restaurants and cafes. This sunny, spacious (1300 sq ft) 2… Read More

Luxurious Lakeside Living in the NXT Complex!

This stunning 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom south-west corner suite has floor-to-ceiling windows, 9 foot ceilings, a large balcony, and an open, functional kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Recent upgrades include new flooring throughout, a large island/breakfast bar with a granite countertop, and automated Lutron blinds in the living area. Enjoy the beautiful… Read More