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Fair Housing Plan Will Help and Hurt Toronto Condo Market

Well, we got what we asked for and maybe a bit more than we wanted. Last week, the Ontario government introduced its Fair Housing Plan, a list of 16 measures that should help cool the […]

Downtown Toronto Condos Built Before 1991

Last Thursday, the Ontario government released a package of proposed legislation to help cool our crazy real estate market and address the issue of affordable long-term housing. The package includes new rent control measures that will bring all rental […]

Five Must-See Luxury Condos in Toronto

The Condos.ca Downtown Condo PSF Ranking* presents . . .   Five Must-See Luxury Condos in Toronto   As the real estate spring season takes off, we thought we’d showcase some of the most expensive condos […]

Toronto Foreign Investor Tax is a Fairness Tax

After sharing Carl’s post two weeks ago, in which he called for a foreign investor tax and new regulations, we got a great response from our readers sending in their thoughts on the issue. We […]

These new Vancouver condo prices are hard to believe

As we head into April and the spring season starts to take off, the demand for condos in Vancouver is fast out-pacing the supply and the effect on prices is a little hard to believe. […]

Foreign Investor Tax And Regulations PLEASE!

Hey guys, Carl Langschmidt here, President of Condos.ca. We’ve been hearing from every direction that Toronto condo prices are going crazy and something needs to be done. A recent report from the Ryerson City Building […]

Record Real Estate Prices Make Toronto A World-Class Market

Stop, drop, and roll. The average price-per-square-foot (PSF) for Toronto is up 32.50% since one year ago, with downtown Toronto hitting almost $800/sqft on average.  Following up on our post from two weeks ago that […]

Are Rental Guarantee Programs a Smart Choice for Investors?

What are rental guarantee programs?   A rental guarantee program is a form of investor insurance that guarantees rental income on an investor’s property regardless of tenancy. The program typically guarantees a property for a […]

Crazy Toronto Condo Market Needs Higher Transparency

The Toronto real estate market is out of control. In the last month, the average PSF for the City of Toronto has risen from $592 to $620* based on recent sales. We are seeing final […]

The Downside of For-Sale-By-Owner Listings

In the wake of new consumer-direct services and technology, the real estate industry is seeing a rise in For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO) transactions. FSBO (pronounced Fizz-Bow) is a common ‘Do-It-Yourself’ practice that removes the professional REALTOR® from […]