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75 Portland: The Queen of King West Condos

75 Portland: The Queen of King West Condos

King West is known as Condo Nation. With over 80 developments (excluding Liberty Village), it's the 'hood that boasts (or burdens, depending on your POV), the highest condo density in Toronto. It drums up images of sleek, mid-rise...

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The Worst Toronto Condo Advice We've Heard

The Worst Toronto Condo Advice We've Heard

Here at Condos.ca, we like to focus on giving you the best advice possible along with insights into the crazy world of Toronto real estate. But today we're telling you what is - flat out - bad advice. Unfortunately, it's advice we...

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2015 Toronto Condo Market: Third Quarter Results

2015 Toronto Condo Market: Third Quarter Results

The 2015 Toronto condo market Q3 results are in from the Toronto Real Estate Board and it's really more of the same that we've been seeing all year.Jason Mercer, TREB's Director of Market Analysis, says:"...through the first three...

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Real Estate Game-Changers: New Technology Disrupting The Industry

Real Estate Game-Changers: New Technology Disrupting The Industry

Earlier this week, our partners over at MrLOFT talked about the new 360-degree spherical camera called Bublcam, recently released by the innovative Toronto start-up Bubl, based in Liberty Village.It got us thinking about the ways ...

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Tips For First Time Condo Buyers

Tips For First Time Condo Buyers

Buying a condo for sale in Toronto is hands-down one of the best ways for young people to grow their personal wealth. But the rapidly increasing cost of housing in Toronto coupled with less-than-desirable wage increases have made ...

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Small House Movement Part 2: Laneway Condos An Answer To Density Issues?

Small House Movement Part 2: Laneway Condos An Answer To Density Issues?

On Monday, my colleague started the discussion around Toronto’s small house movement and how the quest for affordability and available land has spurred a shift towards a less is more approach in architecture and design.We took a...

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Birch Cliff Will Make You Re-Think Scarborough Condos

Birch Cliff Will Make You Re-Think Scarborough Condos

Even though Birch Cliff is right next door to Toronto - it's practically The Beaches - not many Torontonians are familiar with this prime Scarborough neighbourhood. That’s changing though. Quickly.Scarborough real estate is seri...

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Top 5 St Lawrence Market Condos

Top 5 St Lawrence Market Condos

This past Civic Holiday Monday, our partners over at MrLOFT shone a light on the coveted St Lawrence Market Lofts and the area's inception under the leadership of the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, John Graves Simcoe....

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Yorkville Condos That Don't Break The Bank

Yorkville Condos That Don't Break The Bank

Yorkville isn't exactly synonymous with value when it comes to shopping for affordable condos for sale in Toronto. And the average cost per sq. ft. is only increasing with the host of newer build, swank abodes like 133 Hazleton ...

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Hopes For The New Ontario Condo Act

Hopes For The New Ontario Condo Act

Toronto condo owners and boards have been long-awaiting promised revisions to the seventeen-year-old Ontario Condo Act (published in 1998, taking effect in 2001). The review process was announced by the Province on June 8, 2012. T...

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Would You Buy a Luxury Toronto Townhouse?

Would You Buy a Luxury Toronto Townhouse?

We often recommend townhouses for sale in Toronto to our family clients who are priced out of the Toronto housing market or to young professional(s) who are planning on having children in the next few years and need the room to gr...

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Toronto Real Estate Ghost-Busters: Exterminating Phantom Offers

Toronto Real Estate Ghost-Busters: Exterminating Phantom Offers

It’s been over a decade of debate and, when it comes down to it, very little action until this year to abolish the dirty tactics of phantom bidding. Yes, there are ghosts haunting the Toronto real estate market. But is it a wide...

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Toronto Townhouses: How do They Stack Up?

Toronto Townhouses: How do They Stack Up?

We’ve been talking this week about townhouses for sale in Toronto as they’re becoming an increasingly hot commodity. Toronto townhomes have outpaced semi-detached properties in terms of year-over-year sales growth so far in 20...

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New Toronto Townhouses That Challenge Old Perceptions

New Toronto Townhouses That Challenge Old Perceptions

Toronto townhouses are the new “it” property but it wasn’t that long ago that they carried a rather drab brand image. Townhouses were typically seen as being not as character-rich as lofts or as sleek as Toronto condos and j...

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Innovative New Toronto Condos

Innovative New Toronto Condos

It’s set to be a very interesting year for Toronto real estate with some of the most innovative projects to ever hit the Toronto condo market now under construction. This move towards innovation as a competitive advantage amongs...

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Toronto Condo Market Results for February 2015

Toronto Condo Market Results for February 2015

Amidst much speculation about the devaluing loonie, the impact of plunging oil prices on the market and the Bank of Canada’s surprise cut to the overnight rate in January, economists have been assuring us that the Toronto real e...

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Where are all the Family-Sized Toronto Condos?

Where are all the Family-Sized Toronto Condos?

With the Toronto housing market showing no signs of slowing down, particularly with the recent cuts to mortgage rates, a lot of families find themselves priced out. While renting a Toronto condo is a necessity for some, if you hav...

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What to Look for in an Investment Condo

What to Look for in an Investment Condo

With recent cuts to mortgage rates, we have many clients considering Toronto condos as investment properties. An investment portfolio that includes Toronto condo rentals can be an excellent equity growth strategy because when hand...

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Top Tips for Downsizing to a Toronto Condo

Top Tips for Downsizing to a Toronto Condo

Empty-nesters are the new first-time buyers, at least when it comes to Toronto condos. According to Statistic Canada’s condominium dwellings stats from their latest National Housing Survey, over 65’s make up 26.1% of the Toron...

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Movin’ On Up: How Transit Plans are Shaping the Toronto Condo Market

Movin’ On Up: How Transit Plans are Shaping the Toronto Condo Market

Public transit is in higher demand then ever before and if you drive, it’s easy to see why. What used to be downtown gridlock is now a city-wide congestion so fierce, it’s causing some drivers to leave their cars at home durin...

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Rent or Buy? Your Best Toronto Real Estate Strategy for 2015

Rent or Buy? Your Best Toronto Real Estate Strategy for 2015

2015 may be your year to buy a Toronto condo. But with so much speculation about the fate of the Toronto real estate market, a lot of first-time buyers and clients who are in-between properties are questioning should I rent and wa...

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Selling Your Condo: Why Photography Matters

Selling Your Condo: Why Photography Matters

Blurry images. Bad angles. Photos loaded in upside down. Missing room shots. I mean, really important rooms like kitchens or even whole main floors. Unflattering light. Fisheye lens contortions.It’s amazing what passes for accep...

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How to Survive the Apocalypse in a Toronto Condo

How to Survive the Apocalypse in a Toronto Condo

Doomsday naysayers look away. We’ve just seen Interstellar and are watching far too much of The Walking Dead. But while this post is just for fun (we make no warranties on the ability of condos for sale in Toronto to ward off ap...

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Play Hardball on Condo Mortgage Renewals

Play Hardball on Condo Mortgage Renewals

As home owners of Toronto condos, you probably spent weeks analyzing different mortgage options and bank rates to secure your original mortgage and understand mortgage 101. You played endlessly with our online mortgage calculator ...

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Life in Liberty Village Condos

Life in Liberty Village Condos

We’ve talked a lot about Liberty Village condos this year because it’s one of our favourite neighbourhoods for first-time condo buyers. We’ve shared with you the condos in Liberty Village with the best square footage prices ...

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Condo Living in the Distillery District

Condo Living in the Distillery District

When it comes to condo living in Toronto, you can’t do much better than the Distillery District. Located south of King Street East, just a little outside of the downtown core, the Distillery District is the relics of former (and...

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Budget Watch: 3 Mississauga Condos, 3 Price Points

Budget Watch: 3 Mississauga Condos, 3 Price Points

Too often Mississauga gets a bit of a brush-aside as the place that’s “close to Toronto, but not quite Toronto.” In reality, Mississauga is its own booming metropolis of more than half a million people, a variety of diverse ...

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How Mississauga's City Centre Became the GTA's Next Condo Hotspot

How Mississauga's City Centre Became the GTA's Next Condo Hotspot

When we think of Mississauga’s downtown City Centre neighbourhood, several vivid images come to mind: the Marilyn Monroe towers, the sprawling Celebration Square and the many new condo buildings that make the centre of Mississau...

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Three Fantastic Listings at the Merchandise Lofts

Three Fantastic Listings at the Merchandise Lofts

The condos in Church Street corridor are known for their historic architecture, central location, and vibrant community feel. The most well known condos in this community, The Merchandise Lofts, are no exception to these facts. Co...

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Condos for Sale in Toronto Near Beautiful Fall Tree Canopies

Condos for Sale in Toronto Near Beautiful Fall Tree Canopies

The term “sweater weather” can be considered an actual temperature gauge in Toronto, as are the words “pumpkin spice latte weather” and “leaves under knee-high boots weather.” Like New York or Paris, this is a city tha...

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Our Favourite Condo in Mississauga This Month

Our Favourite Condo in Mississauga This Month

Condos have been booming in Toronto for more than a decade now. This isn’t news. But if you’re looking to get in on the next condo hot zone, try looking west to downtown's lower-key neighbour, Mississauga. A slew of new develo...

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Toronto Condos for Sale on Main Streetcar Lines

Toronto Condos for Sale on Main Streetcar Lines

Car lovers and walkers may argue until they’re blue in the face about whether or not there is really a “war on the car” going on in this city, but the fact remains that driving (especially downtown) is no picnic. Even if you...

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A Home and a Show? 5 Condos for Sale Near Toronto Theatres

A Home and a Show? 5 Condos for Sale Near Toronto Theatres

When searching for a condo, you'll often hear things such as amenities, walk scores and how many hours in a day you'll find a concierge in the lobby touted as big selling features. These things are undoubtedly important when you??...

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3 Things We Learned About Condo Development from a Toronto Lawyer

3 Things We Learned About Condo Development from a Toronto Lawyer

This weekend, the Toronto Star profiled Ted Charney, a lawyer whose offices specialize in a range of areas—class action, commercial litigation, employment law. Lately, however, he has also become a specialist in something else: ...

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Big Meal, Small Space: How to Host Thanksgiving in a Condo

Big Meal, Small Space: How to Host Thanksgiving in a Condo

One of the best aspects of being a condo owner—next to owning your own home and being able to renovate—is entertaining friends and family with a holiday dinner party. There’s something about the sophistication of a dinner pa...

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Our Favourite Affordable Condo in Toronto This Month: The Kings Lofts

Our Favourite Affordable Condo in Toronto This Month: The Kings Lofts

Condos are almost always a more economical option than buying a house, especially in a city like Toronto where real estate is at a premium. But with so many luxurious amenities and gorgeously designed options available on the mark...

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5 Condos Near the Best Schools in Toronto

5 Condos Near the Best Schools in Toronto

Whether you want Little Jimmy to be a sports buff or an arts star, there are few child care decisions more important than where to send you kid to school. When you’re buying a condo in Toronto, that requires a bit of forward pla...

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Our Favourite Condo in Toronto This Month: Minto 775

Our Favourite Condo in Toronto This Month: Minto 775

These days, it seems that condos are on everybody’s minds. With house prices continuously going up in Toronto, and lives getting busier around the time of the year, the low-maintenance and more affordable option of a condo could...

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How to Decorate Your Toronto Condo Rental on a Budget

How to Decorate Your Toronto Condo Rental on a Budget

Renting a condo instead of buying has several benefits. You don’t have to worry about repairs, your rent is fairly stable and the state Toronto’s housing market doesn’t concern you. You don’t have to worry about condo fees...

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Another Case of Falling Glass Balconies in Toronto Condos

Another Case of Falling Glass Balconies in Toronto Condos

Earlier this month, the City of Toronto addressed an issue with the Shangri-La hotel and condo that we’ve seen a few times in Toronto condos elsewhere before over the past couple of years. The Toronto Star reports that on August...

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Our Favourite Toronto Condo Near U of T: School House Lofts

Our Favourite Toronto Condo Near U of T: School House Lofts

You might fear the dreaded “student ghetto” designation when you hear a condo is close to a university. But situated in the upscale Annex neighbourhood amid gorgeous Victorian homes and a stone’s throw away from the elegant ...

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5 Condos For Sale at CityPlace with Cool Amenities

5 Condos For Sale at CityPlace with Cool Amenities

The best part about Toronto condo living is the amenities. It seems only the rich have a home gym in their houses — but it’s not at all unusual have a gym, indoor pool, tennis court, or media room in a condo building. But whi...

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5 Condos For Sale in King West with Low Maintenance Fees

5 Condos For Sale in King West with Low Maintenance Fees

For many people, doing the mortgage math can be overwhelming enough without having to add in all the extra costs that go along with home ownership. If you’re shopping for a condo in Toronto, maintenance fees—the monthly paymen...

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Does Your Toronto Condo Still Use Asbestos in its Pipes?

Does Your Toronto Condo Still Use Asbestos in its Pipes?

In late June, the Globe and Mail published an article with some surprising reports. Pipes  that contain asbestos, it turns out, are still being used in some new-construction buildings such as high rise, hospital, and condo develo...

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The Coolest Toronto Condos Near Kensington Market

The Coolest Toronto Condos Near Kensington Market

When you think about condos for sale in Toronto, it’s usually established hubs like CityPlace skyscrapers or uptown institutions in North York that come to mind, rather than the eclectic, farmer’s market vibe of neighbourhood...

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7 Condos For Sale in Toronto Near Farmers’ Markets

7 Condos For Sale in Toronto Near Farmers’ Markets

There are more perks to finally being in the thick of summer than just warmer weather and longer, sun-lit evenings. Produce season is in full swing, and with it comes Ontario’s farmers with locally grown fruits and vegetables d...

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5 Condos For Sale in Toronto with Perfect Walk Scores

5 Condos For Sale in Toronto with Perfect Walk Scores

When it comes to downtown condo living, being able to get around easily is an absolute necessity. While public transit and highways are always solid options, sometimes you just want to be able to pop out and get around on foot. A ...

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Condo Living at CityPlace

Condo Living at CityPlace

The term “condo living” is practically synonymous with CityPlace. Located downtown, north of Toronto’s gorgeous waterfront, these are the first buildings you'll see as you cruise into the city on the Gardiner, and it’s the...

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