Jan

23

Is a Toronto Condominium The Right Living Space For You?

Driving anywhere in the city of Toronto and you see a continuous sea of existing condo towers as well as the sky-high cranes of the new ones being built. The definition of a condominium is where an owner holds the title to their specific unit which can include the living space, designated parking as well […]

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Jun

04

Toronto Condo Flipper Beware Revenue Canada is on the Hunt

We all know that selling your principal residence is exempt from being taxed on any capital gains.   For most Canadians their home is their primary asset, however over the years many have invested in new pre-construction condominium as an investment opportunity.   For years it looked like a safe bet for the savvy investor, but you […]

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Apr

23

Toronto Central Condominium Prices March 2013

  March 2013 Monthly Condominium Statistics City of Toronto and Central Toronto Each month the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) publishes the sales statistics for all housing sold.    The issue my clients found is that these statistics were not applicable in addressing their specific geographic area.  What I have done is provide a monthly statistical […]

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Apr

16

Toronto East Condominum Prices March 2013

Condominium Sales Statistics March 2013 Toronto and Toronto East Every month the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) releases the monthly condominium statistics for the Greater Toronto Area.  What I found for my clients was the data pool was too large and it was difficult to focus on trends as it broke down in geographic area or […]

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Mar

18

2013 Monthly Condominium Statistics City of Toronto and Central Toronto

2013 Monthly Condominium Statistics City of Toronto and Central Toronto Each month the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) publishes the sales statistics for all housing sold.    The issue my clients found is that these statistics were not applicable in addressing their specific geographic area.  What I have done is provide a monthly statistical snapshot of […]

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Feb

13

You’ve Come a Long Way – Single Women Driving Toronto’s Condominium Market

According to a Royal Bank poll released last May it reported that of Canadians considering purchasing a home within the next two years, 49 percent of buyers would be women compared to 35 percent of men.  This statistic has not gone un-noticed by Toronto’s condominium developers and their designers. What we are seeing in new […]

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Oct

18

Increased Choice Results in Flat Toronto Condo Prices in 2012 3rd Quarter

Toronto, October 16, 2012 — Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,541 condominium apartment sales through the TorontoMLS system in the third quarter of 2012. This result represented a 20.5 per cent decline in transactions compared to the third quarter of 2011. Over the same period, the number of new listings was up by more than […]

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Jul

21

Toronto Condo Prices Grow at Moderate Rate in 2012 2nd Quarter

Condo Prices Grow at Moderate Pace in Q2   Toronto, July 18, 2012 — Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 6,435 condominium apartment transactions during the second quarter of 2012 – down by 2.6 per cent compared to 6,609 transactions reported in the second quarter of 2011. New listings for condominium apartments were up substantially on a […]

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Jun

22

Moving From Sky High Living To Ground Level

  Getting Back To Ground Level When you were given the keys to your condo the unit seems huge and offered a spectacular view Toronto’s skyline. These were exciting times living in downtown as everything that Toronto offered was just outside your building’s front door…shops, entertainment, restaurants and the nightlife. You pitied those poor house […]

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Jun

07

Condo Status Certificates – The Devil Is In The Details

In the last decade Canada’s condominium industry has exploded.  Whether it’s in a metropolitan, suburban or recreational community, today’s condo buyers have endless choices in price, size, style, amenities and location. Most buyers have done their homework, meticulously researching what building best fit their budget and lifestyle.  But what happens after you have fallen in love with […]

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