Explore Toronto, ON

By Sandi Gerrard
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Location * Location * Location High Park is a beautiful old part of Toronto West, but this is not exactly what I would imagine a home to look like in that price range.  Only 1900 square feet, it sold for $46,000 over the asking price in just 10 days.http://www.thestar.com/Athome/article/202960The...

By Franco Dinatale
(Remax Condo Plus Corp. Brokerage)
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Stock market fluctuations have many people turning an eye to real estate as their investment option.  Toronto condo property can most assuredly be a worthy real estate investment.  With the construction of a growing number of upscale condominiums, the Toronto core now boosts a selection of gorgeo...

By Steve Kerlovich
(CB Richard Ellis Limited)
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Buying a piece of industrial property means considerations above and beyond those entailed when considering a piece of residential real estate. Some important things to think about when it comes to purchasing industrial property, are tax issues, zoning, and some business basics.TaxesProperty taxe...

By Sandi Gerrard
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I much prefer reading the newspaper online because the ink stays on the screen and my Blue Box stays empty !  So here are a few clippings from my weekend reading ... and I didn't even have to use the scissors."Garden room fad sprouting new roots" - http://www.thestar.com/Athome/article/202202"Web...

By Sandi Gerrard
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Don't forget the National Home Show starts today (April 13) in Toronto.  It takes place at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place through to April 22.  Here's a link to the Show site for ticket information - http://www.nationalhomeshow.com/ME2/Sites/Default.asp?SiteID=80EA9EABB89F4FAFA51E00...

By Sandi Gerrard
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I stumbled upon this document quite by accident while searching for something totally unrelated on the Internet ... funny how that works.It is a Canada wide market outlook for 2007, which I thought would be of interest to my fellow stagers.  I do apologize if it has already been posted somewhere ...

By Sandi Gerrard
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This article from today's Toronto Star (April 9/07) reports that more Toronto neighborhoods now have homes selling for $1 million."Homes in some Toronto neighbourhoods are going for more than $1 million for the very first time, according to Royal LePage Real Estate Services."The article further s...

By Sandi Gerrard
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Of interest, perhaps ...http://www.thestar.com/Athome/article/199726Toronto Star, April 9/07 ~~~By contrast, a first quarter report released by Royal LePage indicates that Canada's housing marketing is off to a strong start.(For more information, see my other entry re "Million Dollar Homes")~~~Ri...

By Tennille Jacobs
(HomeLife Realty Alliance Inc* Brokerage)
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APRIL 2007. Prices increased moderately in March, with the average up three per cent over 2006 to $365,285. "Prices are rising above the rate of inflation (currently about two per cent), but not so rapidly that first-time buyers will be pushed out of the market," said TREB President Dorothy Mason...

By Jarrett Hunter, Sales Representative
(Royal LePage)
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Hi, my name is Jarrett Hunter and I am a downtown Toronto realtor with Royal LePage.  This is the market information for March 2007 for my area which is downtown Toronto - best defined as the area south of Bloor Street to the lake, west of the Don Valley Parkway and east of Dufferin Street. - I l...

By Sandi Gerrard
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Here's another good article from The Toronto Star, Homes section that talks about the shift from size to style and finishes.It predicts that the "supersized" house trend will likely be over within the next decade.  Hurray !  We never did like those MONSTER homes that popped up along an old street...

By Nalliah Thayabharan, Home Inspector - Commercial Building Inspector Toronto
(Expert Building Inspections Ltd)
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By Nalliah Thayabharan Registered Home Inspector. Member of OAHI & CAHPI-Ontario ASHI certified Inspector. www.expertinspector.com Expert Building Inspections Ltd 905 940 0811 There is no single government authority, which provides written certification that any given basement apartment is legal....

By Andrew Hodge
(Right At Home Realty Inc.)
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A proposed land transfer tax, by the City of Toronto, will undermine affordability and property values.  With the passing of the City of Toronto Act, that gives Toronto more powers to govern the city, many new proposals have been tabled to generate income for the city to cover the costs of servic...

By Franco Dinatale
(Remax Condo Plus Corp. Brokerage)
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The single most important decision you will make with your Real Estate Agent is to determine the correct asking price for your property.Once you've achieved a realistic asking price, you can should be able to count on your property being professionally marketed and promoted to bring more buyers t...

By Jarrett Hunter, Sales Representative
(Royal LePage)
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WOW! Just wanted to take the time to thank everyone who dropped by over  the past week to view the loft I had listed at 68 Broadview. WOW! There certainly was a lot of you! I know quite a few of you were neighbors just wanting to sneek a peek but I also had a ton (over a hundred people/couples) c...

By Tony Griffin
(ReMax Condos Plus)
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Condominium buyers in Toronto, Canada, have the most choices in home purchases anywhere in the nation. The vast population that calls the city home means that new buildings are constantly going up, and that there are condos suitable to all price ranges throughout the city. Several realtors in Tor...

By Kathy Blend
(Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited/Brokerage)
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The dry basin of post-glacial Lake Iroquois is where you will find the Toronto, Canada community fondly known as "the Annex". The community was given its name by Simeon Janes in 1886 when he surveyed the land that would make up the community. Before the Annex was surveyed, it was part of the prov...
Every-time or anytime there is a large investment to infrastructure or transportation, it means to property owner’s in the area new demand, new attraction. Buyers that were not willing before to move so far from the city’s core are now willing to. Homeowners will definitely benefit from this inv...

By Tennille Jacobs
(HomeLife Realty Alliance Inc* Brokerage)
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TREB Members reported 6,772 sales in February, an increase over February 2006 (6,756 sales) and the second best total for this month ever recorded, TREB President Dorothy Mason announced today. "While the weather last month may have been cold, Toronto's resale housing market remained hot," noted ...

By Keith Tarswell
(Bosley Real Estate)
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The Allegro at Opera Place in Toronto is located at on the east side of Bay Street and south of Wellesley.  It is a beautiful building that was built in 2000 with the modern day style in mind.  With its large windows , modern atmosphere and spectacular city views, it is a lovely place to call hom...

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