Stay home this weekend and enjoy all Toronto has to offer. You may be surprised! It is Heaven without the six-hour drive! However, if you are someone who must leave Toronto on the weekend then we love you for doing so…Saturday or Sunday shopping at Costco or IKEA and actually having parking available…unbelievable!
Once upon a time there were many little creeks and streams meandering through the area we now call Toronto. As the city grew, and sanitation standards rose, these waterways became buried; built over and forced into culverts, they were gradually forgotten. Their rediscovery began in 1995, when Helen Mills started the Lost Rivers walks – a …
It’s officially festival season in Toronto! Come and explore the best events that are in store for July. Beaches International Jazz Festival When: July 6-29 Where: Queen east and Beaches Cost: Free Website: beachesjazz.com For the month of July, you can enjoy various musicians performing their art. More than 100 musicians will be holding jazz …
Many home buyers want a story and that’s exactly what you get from heritage homes—and something you won’t get from a newly developed property.
While there’s no single way to profile the Toronto millennial home buyer, there are a few trends among them: many millennials are purchasing with the help of their parents, convenience is a big factor, and upsizing is usually due to family expansion—commonly occurring in the mid-30s.
What is there to do this June in our amazing city? From celebrating Pride to helping fund Cancer research, here’s a roundup of 8 best events you should check out. Toronto Pride Where: All around the city When: June 1-24 Price: Depends on the event Website: pridetoronto.com June is also known as pride month. Come celebrate the …
Torontoism is unique in comparison to our competitors. A blend of conventional and cutting-edge marketing strategies make us one of the most innovative real estate agencies. Here’s a sneak peek of what it looks like behind the scenes.
Anyone securing a mortgage after January 1st, 2018 will fall under the new rules. Additionally, borrowers looking to refinance or to change lenders will also need to qualify under the new criteria.
While uprooting yourself and your family to move to a country in Central America may seem like an outlandish idea, buying property in Costa Rica, whether as a home or as an investment, is becoming a more common trend among North Americans.
Richmond Hill, a town in south-central York Region is a part of the Greater Toronto Area. It is the York Region’s third most populous municipality and the 28th most populous municipality in Canada. Let Tracy An give you a tour of her home town! SK00SK
Though Canada is home to immigrant communities from all around the world, Indo-Canadians are one of the fastest growing communities in Canada.
We’ve all heard the old adage about “the American dream”, but modern opportunities, volatile political climates and the friendly reputation of Canada has more and more people revising this statement to encompass “the Canadian dream”.
Mortgage stress tests will affect the market in 2018 and the condos are still on the rise. Stay updated on Toronto’s real estate news with our weekly roundup.
The four-bedroom row house at 642 Wellington St. W hit the market in November and sold in 9 days for $250,100 over asking price. Here is the article posted in the Globe and Mail.
The holiday season is over and our real estate news recap is back to make sure you stay updated on the GTA housing market and its trends. Read on to learn what’s new in Toronto’s real estate market and what to expect from it in the beginning of 2018. The Star: Toronto 2017 home sales …
With the right amount of planning, a decent budget, and a reputable contractor, a fixer-upper can be a viable option for many potential homeowners. That is if they can stomach it.
Toronto’s Kingsway is 20 mins to downtown, surrounded by beautiful nature, rivers, and walking trails. Its outdoorsy vibe, beautiful architecture, mature trees, and manicured lawns make it a perfect family neighbourhood.
As we are moving towards the end of 2017, the time has come to reflect on the past and the future of Toronto’s real estate market. Some say the current downtrend will continue into 2018, some are saying that the slowdown is temporary and the market will soon pick up. This week, we’ve gathered the …
Rent control is one of those thorny problems that seems like a great idea but inevitably fails to deliver. Today, we’re going to cover why rent controls have been implemented, and why they pose unique long-term consequences for Toronto. What are rent controls? First, let’s clarify what rent control actually means, and then how it’s …
Old East York has the best of everything in Toronto – it’s midtown oriented, so it’s close to downtown or uptown and it’s an affordable area just beginning to gentrify.