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How’s the Market doing? A review of Toronto Real Estate

I get this questions a lot, “How’s the market doing?” and I thought it would be a great topic to chat about. I’ve included below a copy of the market stats for Toronto Real Estate where you can see what the current market reality is. I’ve been telling everyone that we have a strong shortage of new listings coming in ... Read More »

Toronto Real Estate year in review – 2015

TORONTO, January 18, 2016 — Today, The Toronto Real Estate Board launched its ground-breaking Market Year in Review & Outlook report at an event in Toronto. “After a record year for home sales in 2015, another strong year is forecast for transactions reported through TREB’s MLS® System in 2016.  Between 96,500 and 105,000 home sales are expected to be reported ... Read More »

Untapped Potential in Toronto’s Laneways

Trying to break into Toronto’s housing market can be tricky for a first time buyer. A lack of affordable detached home presents the biggest hurdle for people looking to upgrade from condo living. It is estimated that “Toronto has 250 acres of what are considered ‘untapped public space.'” You probably haven’t paid much attention to Toronto’s 2,400 laneways but lots of people ... Read More »

Cityscapes: Toronto Public Art Installations

Toronto is experiencing a public art renaissance. Fueled, in part, by the development boom and intensification of the downtown core, BuzzBuzzHome takes readers on a visual tour of some of Toronto’s newest public art installations. Float Forms by Canadian author/artist Douglas Coupland is situated in Canoe Landing park accompanying an array of other pieces he has done. It is described ... Read More »

Toronto’s First Cat Cafe

Recently, BlogTO announced the opening of Toronto’s first cat cafe. There have been many rumors that a cat cafe would soon be opening in the city, and TOT The Cat Cafe won the race! Located at College and Spadina, the cafe offers espresso based drinks and loose leaf teas to sip on while you listen to the purr of cats. ... Read More »

Top 7 Summer Food Events

  Image Source: BlogTO Toronto and its surrounding area is not short of food festivals this summer! From pop ups to high end establishments, these festivals have a lot to offer Toronto area foodies. Whether you’re staying in the city or going on a weekend getaway, here are my top picks for good eating all summer long. Summerlicious Toronto’s top ... Read More »

Real Estate Projections for Ontario in Relation to Alberta and the US

Last week, I sat down with Don Campbel, Founder and Senior Analyst at the Real Estate Investment Network, to ask him some pressing questions relating to real estate projections in Ontario with relation to Alberta and the US. Don provided very interesting insights — you can read the exchange below. Addy: What do you project for Toronto in terms of ... Read More »

MLS vs Exclusive Listing: What’s the difference?

Recently I was asked an interesting question about the difference between an MLS vs Exclusive listing. Below, I will try and differentiate between the two for you. The MLS — also a multiple listing system or multiple listings service — is a platform where properties for sale and rent can be listed and viewed by all participating brokers. Here, the ... Read More »

Mixed use property in East York for Sale

Here’s a property that a client of mine inquired about and I found the numbers too good.  This property has been on the market for a bit and no takers! Check out the numbers and tell me what you think!  The numbers work out to a nice 6.22% cap rate! RATIO ANALYSIS Exp/Inc Ratio 34% Cap Rate 6.22% Cash Return ... Read More »

Clearing the Air: Kensington Market Walmart

RioCan‘s Senior Vice President of Planning and Development, Jordan Robins, has so-far encountered strong opposition from Toronto residents concerning the installation of a three-storey shopping centre at Bathurst and Nassau. In an attempt to breakdown local misconceptions about the proposed Kensington Market Walmart, Robins announced publicly the socio-economic influences the shopping centre could have, both positive and negative. According to ... Read More »