Toronto, ON Real Estate News

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
You built websites, you populated blogs, you have attributed the photo's online with all the right keyword strategy, yet STILL the sign ins and Hits have dropped off. You study the Analytics, installed HOT spot observations, where are consumers looking on that page?   The back bone of your referral business has dried up...   What's happening?   Consumers, shoppers are no longer searching online and especially not for you. They decide they are looking for a house, search out all the pertinent details about that neighbourhood and community, they search all the available listings; and then TALK WITH THEIR SPHERE OF INFLUENCE to gleen referrals from their friends and Social Media circle. Then they contact a realtor.  Agents are recommending agents they met in social media chatrooms...  Fac...
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By Sham Pathania
(SAVE MAX FIRST CHOICE REAL ESTATE INC.)
A Fresh Take on Life in the City SQ Spadina Grand Opening  November 23 at 12 Noon. at 513 Queen St West Fantastic Location Close : QEW Financial District Rogers Centre CN Tower Lake Ontario         Stunningly modern, SQ features a geometric design that steps away from the typical boutique condo aesthetic. Get into a good space with inspired floorplans and a host of lifestyle amenities. View More New Condos at: http://www.torontocondoinfo.com http://www.torontocondoblog.wordpress.com    
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By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
NXT Condominiums are located at 103 and 105 The Queensway, southeast corner of Windermere Ave and The Queensway. Built and designed by Cresford Development Corporation, furnished by Fendi Casa, and architecturally constructed by Alliance. Modern, livable glamour is an everyday essential at NXT, one of Cresford’s most stylish and sought-after residential properties in Toronto’s Swansea Village.  Serving up dramatic views of Lake Ontario, High Park and downtown Toronto, NXT and its sister pillar, NXT 2, feature the cutting-edge design of Peter Clewes from Canada’s award-winning firm, architectsAlliance. A breathtaking glass pavilion connects this stunning new 29-storey tower of glass and steel to its upcoming sister residence. But NXT also connects every homeowner to the world around the...
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
Here is the current inventory of condos for sale in Mid-Town Toronto As of November 17, 2013.  We are looking at MLS district C10, Mount Pleasant East and West, this covers Yonge and Eglinton, Davisville and Mount Pleasant area.  There are 74 Condos for Sale, with 4 showing as conditionally sold.   The inventory breaks down as follows excluding sold conditionally units. 22 1 bedroom condos, with 15 of them featuring a den, solarium or study. 45 2 bedroom condos with 19 of them featuring a den. 3 condos are 3 bedroom or larger.   View 1 Bedroom Condos For Sale View 2 Bedroom Condos For Sale View Larger Condos For Sale       Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   *Independently Owned and Operated.Not intended to solicit clients under agency agreement.
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
Today we are going to take a look at the Current Inventory of condos for sale in Downtown Toronto's Waterfront neighbourhood.  Specifically looking at MLS district C01, Waterfront Communities and Niagara  As of November 16, 2013 there are 878 Condos for Sale, with 66 showing as conditionally sold.   The inventory breaks down as follows excluding sold conditionally units. 419 1 bedroom condos, with 210 of them featuring a den, solarium or study. 325 2 bedroom condos with 146 of them featuring a den. 36 condos are 3 bedroom or larger.   View 1 Bedroom Condos For Sale View 2 Bedroom Condos For Sale View Larger Condos For Sale       Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   *Independently Owned and Operated.Not intended to solicit clients under agency agree...
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
Today we are going to take a look at the Current Inventory of condos for sale in Toronto's neighbourhood of Bendale and Woburn which surround the Scarborough Town Centre Mall.  As of November 14, 2013 there are 133 Condos for Sale, with 16 showing as conditionally sold.   The inventory breaks down as follows excluding sold conditionally units. 37 1 bedroom condos, with 28 of them featuring a den. 75 2 bedroom condos with 26 of them featuring a den. 2 condos are 3 bedroom or larger.   View 1 Bedroom Condos For Sale View 2 Bedroom Condos For Sale View 3 Bedroom Condos For Sale       Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   *Independently Owned and Operated.Not intended to solicit clients under agency agreement.
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
Today we are going to take a look at the Current Inventory of condos for sale in Toronto's neighbourhood of Etobicoke Islington-City Centre West as of November 8, 2013.  There are currently 141 Condos for Sale, with 11 showing as conditionally sold.  This neighbourhood includes the Kipling/Islington and Dundas West/Bloor St area and The Queensway. The inventory breaks down as follows excluding sold conditionally units. 59 1 bedroom condos, with 33 of them featuring a den. 50 2 bedroom condos with 16 of them featuring a den. 17 condos are 3 bedroom or larger.   View 1 Bedroom Condos For Sale View 2 Bedroom Condos For Sale View 3 Bedroom Condos For Sale       Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   *Independently Owned and Operated.Not intended to solic...
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
Heintzman Place is a Toronto Condo complex located in The Junction area, just north east of Dundas and Keele.   Minutes from High Park and Bloor West Village, Box Stores on St. Clair, close to TTC,  QEW, Lakeshore. Condo amenities include a 4th floor terrace, party room hobby/card room, and libraries in each building 60 - 61 Heintzman St TSCC/2136, Location:  Toronto, Dundas and Keele Completed 2011 M6P 5A1, M6P 5A2 MLS District W02-Junction Area  Click to View Condos For Sale and Lease/Rent at Heintzman Place     Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   *Independently Owned and Operated.Not intended to solicit clients under agency agreement.
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By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
Let's make a few assumptions We are all aging. We are considering retirement. One of you may have already retired. We [will] need single storey living. We [will] require the services of Health Care Professionals and Hospitals. We want the community of living in the city. You have no aspirations for a country estate with a mile long driveway. I have met a number of SAVVY mature recently retired couples who are carefully selecting where they would like to spend their retirement years, something that gives them a jumping off point for travel and adventures yet is secured and locked in their absence. You would like to buy it now, rent it until you need it for yourself. Then clean and fix what you need with the perfect amenities and views. This now begs;  What is the View that you would like...
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
Nuvo Condos were built by Tridel in the Kipling and Dundas area of Etobicoke, close to TTC, highway 427, QEW and other transportation. Building amenities include, an Indoor Swimming Pool And A Whirlpool With Lounge Areas, Sauna, Steam Room, Exercise Rooms, Party Room, Rooftop Terrace, Bbq Area With An Outdoor Bar, Virtual Golf, Billiard Room, And Theatre plus Concierge and Visitor parking 25 - 35 Viking Lane TSCC/1862, TSCC/1959 2 Highrise Condos 28 Storey, 30 Storey Location:  Toronto, Etobicoke, Kipling and Dundas Built by Tridel Completed 2007/08 M9B 0A1, M9B 0A2 MLS District W08-Islington City Centre West  Click to view Condos for Sale on Viking Lane Click to view Condos for Lease/Rent on Viking Lane.       Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   ...
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
One of the biggest complaints from clients is the lack of communication from their real estate sales representative.  Clients deserve to be treated better than this.  In most cases the purchase or sale of ones home is the purchase/sale of their largest asset.  I understand the stress you must feel during this process.   To help with allieviate this stress I work from a smart phone.  I am easily able to communicate by:  Phone, Text Message, e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and BBM, so basically whichever method of communication works best for you, I will be able to accommodate.   The only time I don't answer my phone is when I'm on the phone with a client.  If you are not happy with my communication with you, Let me know, If I can not correct it, you can terminate the listing with my No Unhapp...
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By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(Toronto GTA, Alliston, Newmarket)
Home staging in Toronto we are often asked by an agent to assist a family with moving an elderly family member or to assist in preparing a property once the home is no longer occupied. We are able to connect the seller and the family members to a company that does the work of removing the items no longer needed. Whether the items are going to the new home, to be donated or taken to the dump our partners prepare the home for our company to come in and prepare the home for listing photos. Watch our latest video for a step by step lesson in making the transition so much more stress free you will be glad you called. Our latest staged property at 42 McGillvary in Toronoto sold in 3 days with multiple offers after two weeks of focused planning and implementation of the recommendations. Anothe...
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
Infinity condos is located at Bremner and York St in downtown Toronto.  Infinity is located directly between CN Tower, Rogers Centre, the Ripley's Aquarium and Air Canada Centre, Union Station.  Walking distance to the Path Network, Waterfront and Business district.   51 Lower Simcoe St., M5J 3A2 Infinity, West Tower Location: Downtown, York and Lakeshore Blvd 16 Storey Condo Building Built by: The Conservatory Group Amenities include: Pool, Exercise Room, Virtual Golf, Billiards Room, Suana and more.  Click to view condos for sale at Infinity     Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   *Independently Owned and Operated.Not intended to solicit clients under agency agreement.
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
Apex is the original Cityplace Condos complex located in Downtown Toronto at Front St and Spadina.  Built by Concord Adex on the old train yards.  Located within a short walk to the CN Tower, Rogers Centre, The Waterfront. Condo Amenities include indoor pool, basketball court, cardio room, weight room, spa, party room, 24hr concierge, guest suites and more.   Apex East Tower 381 Front St. 28 Story Condominium Skyscraper Complete 2003 M5V 3R8 TSCC/ 1517 Apex West Tower 397 Front St. 36 Story condominium Skyscraper Complete 2003 M5V 3S1 TSCC/1517 Click to view Condos for Sale at Apex            Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   *Independently Owned and Operated.Not intended to solicit clients under agency agreement.
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
The Icon Condos is a Tridel built condo in Downtown Toronto's Entertainment District.  Located at 250 - 270 Wellington Ave West near Blue Jays Way.  Centerally located within walking distance to the trendy King St West, TIFF Lightbox, Financial District, Rogers Centre, ACC, Union station, Lots of Restaurants, and shopping in the PATH. Condo amenities include:  Concierge, visitor parking, media centre, gym, exercise pool, roof top terrace with BBQ area. 250-270 Wellington St West The Icon TSCC/1441, TSCC/1549 Location:  Toronto, John and Wellington Completed 2003 12 Story and 17 Story Mid -Rise Built by Tridel M5v 3P5, M5V 3P6 MLS District C01 - Waterfront Communities C1 Click to view Condos For Sale at Icon     Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   ...
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By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
Why is the Canadian [Toronto] real estate Market so strong? How is it pushing itself every month with stronger numbers in detached home sales? Even with LOUD warning bells from Flaherty on increased Household debt, Condo's will continue at an annual pace of approximately 25,000 units. Houses Prices Rocket as the Number of available units dwindle. Prices on Semi's and Townhouses are not following suite and the divide widens. Instead, Home buyers are migrating further into the 905 while others steadfastly ride the elevator higher. We don't have financial silliness in Canada; Credit Reports, Confirmation of Earnings, Appraisals. No NINJA loans.   No Income No Job  No Assets   NINJA Interest only payments with a Balloon payment at 5 years - Why?   Tax deductibility Borrowers Need to Qualify...
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By Anne Lok, Toronto Modern Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Toronto Realty)
When buying pre-construction with a builder in Ontario, it is prudent to read over the purchase agreement to undersand what the out-of-pocket costs are at interim closing and title closing during the 10 days rescission period, and to also get a lawyer to review the Purchase Agreement during this period. These costs can vary greatly depending on who the developer is. The 10 days rescission period is in accordance with the Condominium Act. The 10-day clock starts ticking on the date you receive the disclosure statement from the developer or the date that you receive the agreement of purchase and sale that has been signed by both you and the developer, whichever is later.     OCCUPANCY FEE The term “phantom rent” is used to describe occupancy fee paid to the builder at Interim closing. Th...
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By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
BIG CONVERSATION with a few of my computer circle;   Site readership is up; but sign in's are down?  Panda?  Penquin?  Have you been SERP shifted? Dropped in the rankings?   Immediately we focus on Time on Site, Bounce Rates, Analytics and ROI, What device are they using to see us? Mobile or Template? Is the font the right size?   Spreading the word on Social Media Channels was helping get the number of site hits up; wasn't it? While we may question the quality of graphics, displays, content and SEO rankings, the content from last year or the year before is stale when clients are looking for cash backs and rebates. Is this the newest fad?   My sign ins that averaged 12 - 30 per month have fallen off and my email drip campaign drew 30 that asked to be removed ( responding from their mob...
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By Steven Campbell, REALTOR
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage)
  Loggia Condos is located at Islington and the Queensway in Etobicoke, directly across the street from banking, movie theatre and restaurants.  TTC at the doorstep, easy access to highway 427, the Qew.  Plenty of shopping nearby including Walmart, Box Stores and Sherway Gardens.  Amenities include a lap pool, exercise room, sauna,. 1040, 1050 The Queensway Ave Loggia TSCC/1906, TSCC/1944 Location:  Etobicoke, Islington and The Queensway 10 Story Condo Tower Built by Brandy Lane Homes Completed 2007 M8Z 0A7, M8Z 0Z8 MLS District W08 - Islington - City Centre West   Click to View Condos For Sale on The Queensway Ave. Click to View Condos For Lease/Rent on The Queensway Ave.   Steven Campbell, Sales RepresentativeSutton West Realty Inc., Brokerage*   *Independently Owned and Operated.Not...
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