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This Two-Storey $629,000 Townhouse Offers Fantastic Downtown Living

This two-storey townhouse is only steps away from the Financial District, offering a short commute for people working in the area.

TTC Subway Closures: Several Stations Closing Early (Nov. 18-20)

There were several early night TTC subway closures happening this week that could have affected your commute.

You Need To Save This Much Rent For An Average Condo Downpayment

A recent report from Zoocasa found that the average renter would have to save only 14.7 months of rent to come up with the minimum $37,807 down payment necessary to purchase the average GTA condo unit – which currently sits at the ridiculous price of $628,074.

Toronto Might Get A ‘Central Park’ Sheppard-Leslie Development

Located nearby the East Don River valley park lands, a proposed ‘Central Park’ development could be coming to the Sheppard-Yonge area.

You Can Expect A Long, Cold Winter In The GTA This Year

Weather Network meteorologist Dr. Doug Gillham says southern Ontario and indeed much of the country are in for a “classic Canadian” winter.

You Can Now Order Booze, Flowers And Pet Food Using The Foodora App

There’s so much on offer at the Aurora Winter Festival, it’s guaranteed to get any scrooge into the holiday spirit.

Mississauga Is The Fourth Priciest City In Canada For A One-Bedroom

It will now cost you $1,988 to rent a one-bedroom in Mississauga (in the report analyzing September rates, a one-bedroom rented for $1,907).

10 Things You Should Know About Canada’s Wonderland WinterFest

In its newest incarnation of an “all-new immersive holiday experience”, WinterFest has maxed out its holiday spirit to epic proportions. Here are 10 exciting facts about the new winter extravaganza.

The Commute From Kitchener To The GTA Could Soon Be A Lot Easier

On Friday, the Metrolinx board will be handed a new report which could accelerate the introduction of all-way, all-day GO Transit service between Kitchener and Toronto’s Union Station.

Renters Are Big Winners In Ruling To Limit Airbnbs In Toronto

In a landmark decision by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), Airbnb landlords who argued that short-term rentals were just like any other residential use of a home lost out to a vote in favour of regulatory policies.

The Problem With Today’s TTC: All Talk And No Action

Sadly, it’s also a metaphor for the city: an unerringly accurate reflection of everything that’s good, bad and ugly in our fair burg.

Increased Real Estate Transparency Is Aiding Potential Homebuyers

Last year, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) lost its bid to keep key info about homes sales restricted and that’s been considered a win for prospective homebuyers.

Drake’s Yonge St. Sports Bar Hit By Flooding – Again

Drake’s recently reopened Pick 6ix Sports bar on Yonge St. has been forced to close once again due to flooding.

Ontario Changes Real Estate Rules For The First Time In 20 Years

The new bill updates the regulations for realtors which includes more disclosure of competing bids for homes, new means of enforcement for ethical breaches, and various rules on business structures.

Bay St. Could Get A Brand New 70-Storey Skyscraper

Last month, Northam Realty Advisors submitted a proposal to the City of Toronto in pursuit of a permit to rezone a condo tower at 483 Bay St.

The 5 Cheapest Condos Sold In Toronto This Past Month

We’ve teamed up with Zoocasa to bring you a list of the cheapest condos sold in Toronto between October 15 and November 15.

GO Expansion Is Already Having A Big Impact On Niagara Housing Prices

Extending and expanding GO Transit to boost service into the Niagara Region‘s hot housing market is a long-haul operation, but the outlines of better service — and the impact they’ll have on real estate — are already happening.

Toronto Real Estate Snapshot, Powered By Zoocasa (Nov. 13 – 20)

Now that the first blanket of snow has covered the Greater Toronto Area, the real estate market is poised for its seasonal holiday slowdown, though year-over-year numbers still reflect promising long-term recovery from last year’s slump.

Etobicoke’s 1950s Cloverdale Mall Is Getting A Massive Overhaul

It’s a reno Etobicoke residents have been pining for – a new development to replace the existing mall with a cluster of buildings housing everything from affordable housing units to health care facilities to retail.

McKenna, Hussen New Ministers Overseeing Key Housing Issues

Two federal cabinet portfolios directly related to housing development issues have changed hands in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s shuffle.

Ask An Agent: How Does Climate Change Impact Real Estate In The GTA?

Chris Chopik is Toronto’s leading and only realtor with an expertise on the way climate change is impacting real estate values in North America and around the world.

7 Things To Do In Toronto Over The Holiday Season

Luckily for you, there’s no shortage of things to see and do this holiday season in Toronto that will please the senses and get you into the mood.

The 5 Most Expensive Condos Sold In Toronto Between Oct. And Nov.

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Zoocasa and MLS, tracking down the five most expensive condos sold in Toronto in the past month.

10 Things You Should Know About Stackt’s New Christmas Market

Well, add one more to your ever-growing list of Toronto favourites because the shipper container mall known as Stackt Market is stoked for the holidays.

Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend (Nov. 22-24)

There’s a lot happening in the city with respect to the holidays. No matter your plans, your commute may be affected by road closures.

TTC Subway Closures: 5 Stations On Line 1 Shutting Down (Nov. 23-24)

The holiday spirit is in full effect. Whether you’re headed downtown to check out one of several Christmas markets and events or simply getting where you need to go, these TTC subway closures could affect your commute.

10 CHEAP Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend (Nov. 22-24)

It’s Christmas market season! That means there are plenty of opportunities to shop local goods and explore new retailers. No matter how you choose to celebrate the holidays, there’s TONS of events that are either free, cheap and sure to get you in a cheery mood.

These Are The 10 Cheapest Rentals In Toronto For November 2019

We’ve teamed up with Zoocasa to bring you the cheapest rentals across the City of Toronto. From Oct. 15 to Nov. 15, the most affordable units were in Etobicoke, York, North York, Scarborough, the Upper Beaches and The Beaches.

Three Major Christmas Festivals Are Opening In Toronto This Weekend

The highly anticipated Winterfest opens its doors at Canada’s Wonderland. It’s got a massive skating rink and a 70-foot tree coated with over 70,000 ornaments and lots of entertainment.

Mississauga Is Getting A $50M Park And Community Centre

A brand new park and community centre are coming to Mississauga, with an expected completion date of late 2020 or early 2021.


5 People Who Could Take Don Cherry’s Place And Better Reflect Canada

Almost a quarter of Canadians are visible minorities, and just over half of this country’s population is female, but you wouldn’t know it to look at the average NHL game or the broadcasts that surrounds it.

Canada’s Rent Costs Continue To Rise Amidst Ongoing Affordability Crisis

Statistics Canada has confirmed that rental costs are continuing to rise with a 0.8 per cent increase in October, and 2.5 per cent increase from this past January.


Here Are The Best Apps For Black Friday And Cyber Monday Deals

Bargain hunters might just develop a nasty head cold on Black Friday to take advantage of slashed prices ahead of the Christmas holiday season.

Ask An Agent: Five Questions To Ask A Realtor Before Buying A Home

Jon and Isabel Amante are a father-daughter realtor team to be reckoned with.

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