TRENDING: Home Sales Slow, Canada’s Average House, Bitcoin Over Real Estate
While the first two weeks of home sales in July appear to be on a weaker track than in June for the Greater Toronto Area housing market, sales are showing some year-over-year improvement across most home types throughout the region.
While affordability and mortgage costs are typically top of mind for home buyers, property taxes can be a significant carrying cost that’s often overlooked.
While some developers launch expensive campaigns reliant on jumbo billboards and flashy advertising, others take a more refined approach — particularly those appealing to the luxury market.
Toronto is actually the most constrained industrial market in North America, with only 2.2 per cent availability. And given its central location and demographics that appeal to both foreign and local companies, it keeps getting tighter.
Go Transit is going to the dogs — for now at least. From July 20 to Oct. 15, Metrolinx is launching a pilot project that will allow you to bring a maximum of two leashed on its GO trains.
The newest luxury hotel to land in Toronto is right by the Waterfront and ready to steal your heart — as it did mine.
Though billed as the city’s first “micro-condo,” Smart House, under construction on Queen St. just west of University Ave., is more likely to become known as that medium-height tower with the balconies made of red glass.
After the crazy traffic from the Honda Indy last weekend, it would be nice to have a closure break. Unfortunately, that’s not the case.
We made it through one weekend, Midtown Toronto, we can do it again. The Eglinton Crosstown LRT has tried and failed once again to stop commuters with Toronto subway closures.
Canada’s average house price cannot even buy a three-bedroom home in half of the country’s 50 largest cities.
Bank Of Canada’s Stephen Poloz Suggests Buying A Smaller Home, After Hiking Interest Rates (Huffington Post)
The governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, had some advice this week for Canadians facing higher housing costs thanks to the Bank’s interest rate hike: Just buy a smaller house.
The Brady Bunch is iconic. So is this home. It served as the exterior of TV’s beloved family show and is now for sale. The home just hit the market and is selling for $1.885 million (U.S.).
Have you ever heard of Betty Moon? Well, you won’t forget her after you take a stroll through her mansion. And the Toronto-based L.A. artist is clearly doing very well for herself. Especially considering she bought this estate in 2014 for $3.54 million (U.S.) and is now selling it for $6.75 million (U.S.).
Lady Gaga recently hid out for a few weeks at a landmarked West Village townhouse while recording a new album.
Asian Renters Can Afford Twice as Expensive Homes as Black Renters in U.S. (World Property Journal)
Based on a new rental housing report by Zillow, rent options for black renters were far fewer than what Asian or white renters could choose from last year. Black renters could afford less than a third of the rentals that white or Asian renters could afford in 2017.
A growing number of Millennials feel more at home with cryptocurrency than with real estate. According to a poll of 3,065 Millennials, by Get Living, a UK-based developer, 21 per cent of UK Millennials prefer cryptocurrency to real estate.
The most expensive house in the entire world is practically big enough to be its own world — and of course, it has its own name: Antilia.
Showing international agents (and their clients) what your locale has to offer can lead to more sold listings and international referrals.
As the United States engages in a trade war with China, French-Chinese relations are proving more and more noteworthy for their contrasting approach to international trade.