The 7-Year Itch: Is Your Condo Built to Last?
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The 7-Year Itch: Is Your Condo Built to Last?

Toronto’s condominium market is soaring as Canada’s largest city continues to attract more people for work and play. Currently there are more than 100,000 units under construction, 123 high rise projects underway and 160 planned to start soon. That’s more than any other city in North America.  Prices have soared too, up almost 26 per … Continue reading »

The Challenges of Buying a House in Toronto
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The Challenges of Buying a House in Toronto

Rounding up our Regional Real Estate series, we take a look at Toronto’s housing market. For most first time home buyers, a downtown condo poses as a good starter option – but you’ll be hard pressed to find a single family home within the 416. The Big Smoke also poses significant challenges for those looking to buy for the first time – when you factor in high unemployment and level of debt, buying is often ruled out altogether. A predicted price drop, however, could change everything. Continue reading »