The Feds released the data from the 2006 Canadian Census yesterday, with the major headline being that Toronto is growing slowly while the 905 is booming. Toronto’s population grew by just 0.9% since 2001 while towns like Vaughn (31%), Brampton ( 33%), and Milton ( 71%) are seeing an explosion in growth. It seems that […]
I had been hearing the stories for years. Guy buys a house in Cabbagetown for a song, a few years later it’s worth twice as much as he paid for it. A couple buys a condo on the west side in the pre-construction phase, then sell it upon completion for a ridiculous profit without ever […]
For years, it wasn’t much of a contest. Queen West vs. Queen East? Come on. Bloor West Village vs. The Danforth? Please. Trinity Bellwoods Park vs. Moss Park? Not even close. The West side has consistently come out on top in the battle of the most desirable ‘hoods in the City to call home. Come […]
Wondering why your coworker or classmate is looking a little worse for wear this morning? They might have been running around attending seminars and workshops at the Learning Annex’s Real Estate and Wealth Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre all weekend. Figuring out the quickest way to get rich in only 2 days is […]
Donald Trump, aka The Donald, is taking some time off this weekend from his budding professional wrestling career, his ongoing feud with Rosie O’Donnell, and his humanitarian work to come to Toronto and talk about Real Estate. Trump is the keynote speaker at the upcoming Real Estate and Wealth Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention […]
It used to be that a detached, 3-bedroom house with a 2-car garage was seen not so much as a dream to work towards, but a glorious climax to the consumerist life. Not so anymore. The ever rising cost of housing in the city, along with increasing concern on how our lifestyle and choices affect […]
As someone who makes a living by helping people buy and sell real estate, I have to be honest, a lot of the recent developments in our city have left me feeling uninspired. I’m not going to name names, but often it seems that Toronto’s collective architectural and development communities have seriously let down our […]
It’s crazy out there. The spring real estate season is well underway and as a result hundreds of Torontonians are suffering from PBWS (Post Bidding War Syndrome). Common symptoms include dizziness, lack of sleep, and a major case of the shoulda woulda couldas. Like what you see? Read the rest at blogTO.com.