Condos Remain King of Toronto Real Estate

By: Michael Eisner

Condos Remain King of Toronto Real Estate

Tags: real estate, condos, toronto, gta, downtown

Condos continue to outpace all other market segments this February, according to a recently released report by the Toronto Real Estate Board. Condos in the 905 rose 3 per cent to $449,000 year over year while condos in the City of Toronto rose 7.5 per cent to $612,500. Overall, condos rose 6 per cent across TREB to $562,000. “Price growth was driven by the condominium apartment segment and...Read More

The Most Expensive Toronto Condos in 2018

By: Michael Eisner

The Most Expensive Toronto Condos in 2018

Tags: Condos, Toronto, Real Estate, Prices, Buy, Sell, Downtown

Nearly two years after the Ontario Fair Housing Plan, and coming off the first 12 months of the mortgage stress test, the Toronto housing market continues to adjust. Sales fell 16.1% over the course of 2018, while the average home price dipped 4.3% to an average of $787,300. However, despite a slower pace and softer pricing reality, condos for sale in Toronto continue to appreciate at a...Read More

2019 Housing Outlook: Report

By: Michael Eisner

2019 Housing Outlook: Report

Tags: Real Estate, GTA, Toronto, Housing, Outlook

This has been a year of change for Canadian real estate; new provincial policies and taxes, along with tougher federal mortgage criteria, have cramped affordability and slowed sales, meaning buyers and sellers must adapt to a chillier market reality than seen in past years. However, 2018 also ushered in some much-needed stability, cooling some of the rampant price growth in the nat...Read More

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

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