L Tower

                      L Tower Condo is a superb condo developed by Castlepoint Realty Partners Ltd in association with Cityzen Development Corporation, Fernbrook Homes and Hummingbird Centre and designed by award winning Page & Steele Architects Inc in association with Studio Daniel …

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Wake Up Now!

It’s time to take a deep breath and jump into the cold water, head first. Reality is here to stay. Houses are simply too expensive and with strong dollar and stable economy, downtown condos averaged 10% increase each year for the past 7-8 years. IMHO the best option is to …

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A High-Rise Balancing Act – G&M

Recall “500 Bucks Per Foot” we wrote about just recently this year? Well, the Globe and Mail’s Derek Raymaker thinks $699 PSF is the average downtown Toronto. Like it or hate it, the market is changing and whichever way you want to look at it, prices are giong up, and …

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Six50 King Street West Condos

Six50 King Street West launched last night and sold approx. 140 units of the 200+ available, during Brokers event. That’s about two thirds of the available inventory, before the site is opened to the public on the weekend. Peter Freed’s King West buildings seem to be popular and selling quickly. …

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Tips and Tricks for New Developments Buyers

Often I’m asked about buying from plans in new developments. Here are some points to keep in mind while shopping around: + You can make a lot of money on new developments, but only if you know what you’re doing and who to buy from, and you won’t learn how-to …

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500 BUCKS PER FOOT

There’s a tectonic movement in the residential market and it continually grows and expand outwards from the center of downtown Toronto. As available land supply is visibly being eliminated faster then we can keep track of, insatiable demand for living quarters maintains stressfully high levels of asking for more and …

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STRAWBERRY ISLAND $5MIL

Strawberry Island is located off Manitoulin Island in the North Channel of Lake Huron. For years Strawberry Island kept a host to humans and nature alike, supporting the diversity of the Great Lakes while providing for hotels and cottages for Canadians and Americans seeking quiet refuge during the warm seasons. …

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Condos vs. Co-Ownership [media clip]

A new twist on home buying As rental rates rise some landlords are selling off apartments one by one, but watch out for that tax bill JANE GADD From Friday’s Globe and Mail Imagine owning a home in Forest Hill for a mere $121,000. Okay, it’s only a 400-square-foot bachelor …

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2006 Sales Sets New Record [media clip]

Resale record set; average price rises JANE GADD From Friday’s Globe and Mail A sizzling housing market is adding to the warm feeling experienced by homeowners in the City of Toronto this unseasonably mild winter. The city had its hottest year ever for home sales in 2006, surpassing the previous …

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2005 Condo Sales: 17,693 [media clip]

A sturdy condo market proves conventional wisdom wrong DEREK RAYMAKER From Friday’s Globe and Mail Every year for the past five years, the same question has cropped up about the forecast for the Greater Toronto Area’s high-rise condominium market: Is this the year sales will finally decline? It’s hard to …

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Groundbreaking for Trump tower set for spring

SYDNIA YU Special to The Globe and Mail With about 70 per cent of the suites in the Trump International Hotel and Tower already sold, groundbreaking at the site in Toronto’s financial district is scheduled for spring, with construction expected to start in the summer. “There’s no turning back,” says …

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