The Three Best Older Condos in Toronto

Sometimes they look like a 70s prison. Often they have condo boards run by cranky retirees who do not want a dime spent to update the decaying hallway carpets. And then there’s the maintenance fees. […]


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Will Rents Rise Faster than Toronto Prices?

We’re not New York. We’re not Vancouver.  But Toronto is a more expensive place to buy property than many North American cities. No doubt about that. And with the multitude of government rules and regulations […]


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Gen X and Real Estate

The world seems to be obsessed with two demographic groups: The Baby Boomers and the Millennials. And for obvious reasons, they’re big. Because of that, the world seems to bend more to their will. But […]


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Three Ways to Become a Desirable Neighbourhood

There are many desirable neighbourhoods in Toronto. After all, we are a city of neighbourhoods. Some have risen up where very little neighbourhood existed before like Liberty Village, and some have been desirable neighbourhoods for […]


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Will Rent Control Work?

Whether you’re a lord or lady of the land or Toronto tenant, Ontario’s new rental rules that took effect on September 1, 2017 is going to change the ways Torontonians rent. If you own income […]


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Should You Sell First or Buy First?

Remember when you bought your first place? You were terrified. Maybe a little clueless about the process. But generally, speaking for most people, it was easy. Why? Because you didn’t have to sell a house […]


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Why Do People Want to Live in Cities?

Let’s first acknowledge that Toronto is not the perfect city. There is too much traffic. Less public transit that a city this size needs. Crumbling infrastructure. A serious social housing shortage. And it’s an expensive […]


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The End of Parking

Let’s face it. Parking is not the most titillating of topics. But it’s very possible that how we think of parking is about transform before us. In fact, it may be going the way of […]


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Inside the Mind of the Seller of 2017

Let me offer a snappy break-down of the Spring market in simple, digestible terms: Winter 2017. Sellers were kings of Toronto. Crazy bidding wars. Bully offers. Huge price increases. Buyers were sad. More sellers came […]


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