Toronto Unveils Designs For 2 New Waterfront Parks

By: Michael Eisner

Toronto Unveils Designs For 2 New Waterfront Parks

Tags: Downtown, Parks, Waterfront, News, Recreation

The designs for two highly-anticipated new parks along Queens Quay West have finally been announced. After a months-long international competition for the designs of York Street Park and Rees Street Park, two winners have been chosen by Waterfront Toronto and the city's department of Parks, Forestry, and Recreation to go ahead with their proposed designs.  ? The Love Park d...Read More

Top 3 Most Affordable Neighbourhoods in the GTA: Study

By: Michael Eisner

Top 3 Most Affordable Neighbourhoods in the GTA: Study

Tags: Toronto, Real Estate, Neighbourhood

The Greater Toronto Area’s real estate market may have showed great volatility in 2017, but prices are still on the rise in the majority of the region. This is despite year-over-year declines in both sales and home values; while the first few months of 2017 saw prices skyrocket, in April, following the Ontario government’s rollout of the Fair Housing Plan, the market endured a drastic...Read More

What Was the Best Decade to Buy a Home in Toronto?

By: Michael Eisner

What Was the Best Decade to Buy a Home in Toronto?

Tags: Real Estate, Toronto, Infographics, Decade, Prices

Boomers, Gen-Xers or Millennials – who has had the toughest time breaking into the Toronto real estate market? The best decade in which to buy a home in the 416 has long been a point of debate as market observers point to the 80s’ double-digit interest rates and stagnant wages as foils to today’s soaring prices and speculative demand. And yet, with 34.7 per cent o...Read More

Real estate terms you should know before buying a house

By: Michael Eisner

Real estate terms you should know before buying a house

Tags: Real Estate, Terms, House, Detached, Semi, Townhouse

Detached … semi-detached … townhouse … link home … what do these mean? And how do I find the right home when it’s not always easy to understand real estate jargon? Whenever you buy a property, I strongly recommend performing your own due diligence — that may include getting a home inspection done — and working closely with your salesperson. Talk open...Read More

The top 10 Toronto developments in January 2018

By: Michael Eisner

The top 10 Toronto developments in January 2018

Tags: Toronto, developments, 2018

10. 357 King West by Great Gulf    9. Bisha Hotel and Residences by Lifetime Developments and INK Entertainment 8. Daniels FirstHome™ Markham Sheppard by The Daniels Corporationand Diamondcorp 7. 1181 Queen West Condos by Skale Developments 6. Minto Westside by Minto 5. The V...Read More

MARKET YEAR IN REVIEW AND OUTLOOK REPORT

By: Michael Eisner

MARKET YEAR IN REVIEW AND OUTLOOK REPORT

Tags: Real Estate Market Review Report Year 2017 GTA Toronto

Recapping the Market in 2017    The story for the market in 2017 was one where sales were down but price and number of listings were up.  Punctuated by Ipsos consumer survey results, this first section of the report will help us understand how the market shaped up in 2017, including a detailed look at the impact of the Ontario Fair Housing Plan (FHP) and new stricter m...Read More

What is the King Street Pilot?

By: Michael Eisner

What is the King Street Pilot?

Tags: Toronto Streetcar King Street Pilot Project Downtown

King Street is the busiest surface transit route in the city, moving more than 65,000 riders on an average weekday, compared to about 20,000 vehicles per day. The King Street Transit Pilot is about improving transit reliability, speed, and capacity between Bathurst Street and Jarvis Street, by restricting through traffic, but still allowing local traffic access. The City of Toronto has b...Read More

Demand Bounces Back for October GTA Home Sales: TREB

By: Michael Eisner

Demand Bounces Back for October GTA Home Sales: TREB

Tags: TREB Real Estate Statistics Market Report Toronto GTA

It appears home buyers are starting to warm back up to the market after a slower-than-typical autumn season. The Toronto Real Estate Board reports that sales saw an unusually strong surge between September and October – a sign the psychological barriers that had frightened buyers following the introduction of the Fair Housing Plan are starting to subside. Sales rose 12 per cent mo...Read More

Google sister company makes 'bold bet' with new tech-focused neighbourhood 'Sidewalk Toronto'

By: Michael Eisner

Google sister company makes 'bold bet' with new tech-focused neighbourhood 'Sidewalk Toronto'

Tags: Google Neigbourhood Waterfront Toronto Tech Startup Development Sidewalk Labs

Waterfront Toronto has announced that Sidewalk Labs, Google's city-building sister company, will be its partner in creating a new tech-focused neighbourhood on the eastern Toronto waterfront. Reports began circulating last spring that Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet Inc., was eyeing the unassuming piece of low-slung industrial area for its first ...Read More

Resident BBQ Tonight

By: Michael Eisner

Resident BBQ Tonight

Tags: BBQ 25 The Esplanade Residents Toronto Downtown

Dear residents of 25 The Esplanade, this is a friendly reminder of the upcoming Resident BBQ on Thursday August 24, 2017! We are looking forward to see you there. If you did not submit an RSVP, please feel free to come by anyway! ...Read More

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