Toronto
No Matching Areas Found
Hygge is great for small space Toronto condos

Hygge is great for small space Toronto condos

Toronto winters can be brutal, and after the glow of the holidays the wait until spring can be rough. Between short days, snow storms, and the threat of a polar vortex, anything to help get through the season is a welcome idea, es...

Read More
15 Condos in Toronto with Indoor Pools

15 Condos in Toronto with Indoor Pools

Staying active during the winter can be a lot of fun if you live in a condo. Most Toronto condos have a wide array of gym amenities, from weight rooms to squash courts, and some even have swimming pools. But it's cold outside, you say? Well, here's a list

Read More
10 Smart Home Devices to Change Your Life

10 Smart Home Devices to Change Your Life

Two weeks ago, Las Vegas was taken over by tech-enthusiasts, electronic design start-ups, and top dog companies such as Google and Amazon for the 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show. One of the main areas of the show is n...

Read More
Urban Consumer Lifestyles Are Changing Toronto Condo Designs

Urban Consumer Lifestyles Are Changing Toronto Condo Designs

With the launch of Line 5 Condos, we are excited to see that condo developers are recognizing the changes in consumer lifestyle preferences and designing new projects to address the way people want to live today. Toronto cond...

Read More
Best Toronto Condos to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Best Toronto Condos to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Since we know everything there is to know about condos in Toronto, we obviously know which Toronto condos would be the best places to live to survive the zombie apocalypse. In the spirit of the season, we thought we would share th...

Read More
New Tridel Build Showcases Smart Home Condo Tech

New Tridel Build Showcases Smart Home Condo Tech

Ten York is a 65-storey Tridel condo development in downtown Toronto on a sliver of land between Harbour Street and York Street. The building has roughly 700 units. Before you even get to the fancy digital smart-home stuff, this ...

Read More
How to Protect Yourself as a Condo Owner

How to Protect Yourself as a Condo Owner

Buying a condominium can be an excellent alternative to buying a detached home or townhouse. Condos are often more affordable and can offer sky-high views within close proximity to most amenities. However, whether you own a condo ...

Read More
Why You Should Invest in a Toronto Smart Home

Why You Should Invest in a Toronto Smart Home

As technology moves on, people are constantly finding new ways to make their lives a lot easier. One of the best uses of technology right now is the invention of smart homes. A smart home is basically a home that uses technology t...

Read More
Check Your Toronto Condo for Kitec Plumbing

Check Your Toronto Condo for Kitec Plumbing

If your Toronto condo was built or renovated between 1995 and 2007, chances are Kitec Plumbing was used and that’s a problem. If you currently own a condo or you’re starting to look at Toronto condos for sale, you need to be aware of this issue.

Read More
Toronto Condos With The Best Outdoor Pools

Toronto Condos With The Best Outdoor Pools

The weather has finally changed and we're loving the warmth and sunshine! We thought we'd do a summer fun piece today in anticipation of spending a lot more time outdoors. And who can resist condos with pools in Toronto for a refreshing dive and a luxury

Read More
These Toronto Hard Lofts Had the Highest Price Growth in 2017

These Toronto Hard Lofts Had the Highest Price Growth in 2017

While we typically focus on the Toronto condo market, we're excited to be celebrating lofts in Toronto, which have always held a special place in our heart. Our associated website, MrLoft.ca, has just launched a brand new version,...

Read More
5 Downtown 'Hoods with the Highest Price Growth in 2017

5 Downtown 'Hoods with the Highest Price Growth in 2017

Looking to buy a condo in downtown Toronto? Read this first.Last year we saw a huge surge in price increases across the Toronto real estate market. The rapid growth was an anomaly compared to previous years, as a wave of demand sh...

Read More
UP on Toronto Video Series: "What is Urban Planning" with Gil Penalosa

UP on Toronto Video Series: "What is Urban Planning" with Gil Penalosa

Now more than ever, we believe it’s important to help educate the public on the importance of urban planning, and that’s why we’re are thrilled to introduce: "What is Urban Planning" with Gil Penalosa As the City o...

Read More
Top Selling Toronto Condo Buildings in 2017

Top Selling Toronto Condo Buildings in 2017

The sale of condos continues to drive the Toronto housing market. In January, roughly 40% of all condos sold at or above asking price, which is a clear sign that the year is off to a competitive start. In 2017, we saw record-break...

Read More
Toronto Condo Maintenance Fee Study 2017

Toronto Condo Maintenance Fee Study 2017

How much are you paying each month in condo maintenance fees and what do those fees truly pay for? If you don’t know the answer to that question, you might want to read this study.

Read More
What You Want to Know About Electric Vehicle Charging in Condos

What You Want to Know About Electric Vehicle Charging in Condos

Since September, the province of Ontario has started rolling out changes to the Condominium Act after a lengthy review of issues from condo boards and owners. Looking ahead to more changes in the new year, the issue of electric-ve...

Read More
These Are the Features Condo Dwellers Want

These Are the Features Condo Dwellers Want

What features do condo dwellers want? That is a question every builder should be asking, but it might also be a question condo dwellers are asking themselves. If you are going to live in a condo in Toronto, what features do you wa...

Read More
Urban Dwellers Are Dissatisfied with Housing Options

Urban Dwellers Are Dissatisfied with Housing Options

“If we are bold and ambitious we can build a city that could be an example for many other cities in the world.” – Gil Penalosa, founder of 8 80 Cities. Is it safe to say that condo living is now the norm in Toronto? Acc...

Read More
Toronto Condos that Allow Short-Term Rentals Like Airbnb

Toronto Condos that Allow Short-Term Rentals Like Airbnb

To help clear up the question of who allows short-term rentals and who doesn’t, we have compiled a list of known Toronto condos that ALLOW short-term rentals like Airbnb. This is not a complete list. These are the buildings we know of currently.

Read More
Five Must-See Luxury Condos in Toronto

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 in Toronto. There ar...

Read More
Condo Kitchens: Trends in Cabinet Door Styles

Condo Kitchens: Trends in Cabinet Door Styles

You've probably all heard that kitchen and bathroom renovations typically offer the best return on your renovation investment come re-sale.With so many Toronto condos and lofts being open concept these days, kitchens serve double...

Read More
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...

Read More
Condo Furniture: Small Space Desks For Your At Home Office

Condo Furniture: Small Space Desks For Your At Home Office

More Canadians are choosing to work from home - at least 11.2% to be exact, according to the 2008 StatsCan study. That figure has no doubt increased eight years on as Canadians are seeking greater work/life balance and Millennials...

Read More
King West Condos About To Get More Creative. And Intimate.

King West Condos About To Get More Creative. And Intimate.

Fifteen years into the major development surge that created Condo Nation, we're used to see new King West condos crop up in any small space or ground-level parking lot that remains in this prime territory. What we're not used to s...

Read More
2016 Condo Décor Trends

2016 Condo Décor Trends

The new year has always signaled new looks in interior design and decorating trends. This year, however, we're seeing a return to the traditional in a variety of ways from craftsman revival to use of vintage materials.When it come...

Read More
Condo Interiors: 2016 Paint Colour Trends

Condo Interiors: 2016 Paint Colour Trends

Move over greige. Daring wall colour is back. Mink browns. Deep greens. Midnight blues. Even black. Think dark but not dreary, rich, sumptuous looking colours that have the power to completely transform condo spaces from cookie-cu...

Read More
Where To Buy Affordable Art For Your Toronto Condo

Where To Buy Affordable Art For Your Toronto Condo

As a former exec from the museums world and someone who enjoys collecting, I'm often asked by friends where I shop for art. Art is a necessity in my opinion - nothing spruces up a condo, completes a room and makes you smile/think/...

Read More
Small House Movement Part 3: Are Toronto Micro Condos Big On Value?

Small House Movement Part 3: Are Toronto Micro Condos Big On Value?

Earlier this week, my colleagues kicked off this series with a piece on the small housing movement followed by a post on laneway Toronto condos and their benefits in terms of addressing issues of affordable housing and density. Th...

Read More
Small House Movement Part 1: Toronto's Tiniest Homes

Small House Movement Part 1: Toronto's Tiniest Homes

This week in a special three-part series, we're looking at the small house movement and how issues of urban density are impacting the Toronto condo market - from the ever-shrinking condo in high-rise towers to creative use of unde...

Read More
Toronto Condo Rentals: Temporary Wallpaper Adds Wow-Factor

Toronto Condo Rentals: Temporary Wallpaper Adds Wow-Factor

Wallpaper has made a huge resurgence and with today's brilliant designs and easier application methods, it's easy to see why. But when renting a condo in Toronto, your landlord may be less than enthusiastic about traditional wallp...

Read More
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...

Read More
Condo Décor: High vs Low Lighting

Condo Décor: High vs Low Lighting

Spring is upon us. For many Toronto condo owners, that means it’s time for sprucing up the place. Whether you’re staying in your current condo but it needs a mini-makeover or you’re thinking of selling this spring, you’ll ...

Read More
Condo Interiors: Is Open-Concept for You?

Condo Interiors: Is Open-Concept for You?

Open-concepts have been all the rage in Toronto condos for well over a decade now. And when you see a well-designed, well-furnished space like the recently sold Unit 201A in the Wrigley Lofts pictured above, it’s easy to see why...

Read More
Lessons in Condo Love: Co-Habitation in Small Spaces

Lessons in Condo Love: Co-Habitation in Small Spaces

Tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day. That one day a year, loved or loathed, when happy couples proclaim their love, sassy singletons celebrate their freedom anti-V-Day style and the majority of us just sit back and ruminate on how much...

Read More
Condo Décor: More on Window Treatments

Condo Décor: More on Window Treatments

In my previous post, I talked about the importance of window treatments in decorating your Toronto condo. I chose the topic because, in my experience, how to style your windows is one of the toughest design dilemmas for homeowners...

Read More
Condo Kitchens: Striking Backsplashes

Condo Kitchens: Striking Backsplashes

A breathtaking backsplash need not be reserved solely for luxury Toronto condos.In most open concept condos, the kitchen is the first space the eye goes to and you want yours to stand out from the crowd. Yet kitchen designs don’...

Read More
Upgrade Your Toronto Condo: Best Small Updates

Upgrade Your Toronto Condo: Best Small Updates

The New Year isn’t just for personal resolutions and self-improvement, it’s a great time to update our condo.Most Toronto condo owners are hesitant to put big bucks behind a major renovation. And for good reason. You can over-...

Read More
Condo Décor Tips: Window Treatments

Condo Décor Tips: Window Treatments

One of the most overlooked areas when decorating a Toronto condo is window treatments.Toronto condos often have floor to ceiling windows with stunning views but all that reliance on glass construction provides little in the way of...

Read More
How to Setup a Workspace in a Small Toronto Condo

How to Setup a Workspace in a Small Toronto Condo

Your home office is often one of the most important parts of your condo, but it’s also the area that is most often neglected in terms of decor and space. This is unfortunate, because whether you’re a full-time remote worker or...

Read More
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...

Read More
Big Trends in Toronto Condos with Small Spaces

Big Trends in Toronto Condos with Small Spaces

As condos continue to be a popular choice for homebuyers in Toronto, design trends for small spaces have emerged as their own category of interior design. We first noticed this phenomenon when websites like Apartment Therapy becam...

Read More
Toronto Condo Decor: How to Get This Look On a Budget

Toronto Condo Decor: How to Get This Look On a Budget

If you’re like us, you love pouring over the latest interior design trends, and you daydream about having the perfect look for your condo. But if you live in a condo in Toronto, you may also constrained by your budget. Fortunate...

Read More
10 Best Loft Stores in Toronto

10 Best Loft Stores in Toronto

You’ve found the perfect loft in Toronto, submitted your offer and it has been accepted. Congratulations! You're officially a homeowner. Now it’s time to fill it with furniture that is as distinctive and original as your new s...

Read More
Top Design Trends in 2014 from the Interior Design Show

Top Design Trends in 2014 from the Interior Design Show

Here at Condos.ca, we love all things interior design. So, when we got the chance to check out what’s new and hot at the 2014 Interior Design Show in Toronto, you’d better believe we jumped at the chance to go! There were a lo...

Read More