How Much Does it Really Cost to Build a New Condo?

Rising real estate prices are often associated with a higher demand for housing or is often blamed on foreign investors or speculators. While...

Talking ‘PRIME Condos’ With Jason Lam

Get ready Toronto because there’s a new condo project coming to the heart of downtown Toronto’s East Core - PRIME Condos. This...

How Supply & Demand Influence the Success of Your Pre-Construction Condo...

Basic business knowledge says when demand for a product is high, and supply is low, prices tend to be higher. Conversely, when...

New Vision for Quayside After Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto Split

Waterfront Toronto has recently announced that they will be re-launching the process of finding a new partner to develop the Quayside neighbourhood...

Investor Alert: ‘Your House Makes More Than You Do’

If anyone had any doubts about the strength of the real estate market then think again. Not only are Canadians more confident...

New $500M Esports And Entertainment Venue Coming to Exhibition Place

The Exhibition Place may soon add a new theatre-style esports and entertainment complex to the growing area. The plans were recently announced...

Landlord Rights and Responsibilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It's March 2021. The condo rental market in Ontario is bouncing back from the slump it experienced back in 2020. Investors are...

Why Are Canadians More Confident in the Housing Market Than the...

Everyone knows that the Canadian economy took a major hit as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with job losses across...

Should Toronto Condo Investors Buy Now or Wait?

The biggest question on the minds of any condo investor is this: should I buy now or wait until the COVID-19 dust...

How Condo Sales Are Taking Place Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Buying condos completely online is a trend that is here to stay. One of the most significant differences between the pre-construction condo market...

The GTA’s Q4-2020 Rental Market Report

A new report released on Monday by Urbanation reveals just how turbulent 2020 was for GTA ’s purpose-built and condo rental markets. The...

Will Bill 197 Make Toronto Condos More Expensive for Investors?

There’s a lot of talk lately about a new bill that was passed recently by the Ontario government that might make condos...

Top 10 Condo Projects Launching in Spring 2021

2020 was a year like none other in so many different ways, and many of us are happy to turn the calendar...

Looking Beyond the Headlines: From Urban Exodus to Urban Migration

There is a great urban myth that is making headlines lately regarding the Covid-19 pandemic that suggests there is an urban exodus...

New Report Highlights Massive Growth for Downtown Vaughan

In a recent report by the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Sub-Committee, new growth targets were identified for the VMC as a result of...

The GTA’s Q3-2020 Condo Market Report

Although the Greater Toronto Area is still in pandemic mode, the real estate market is continuing to outperform at an impressive rate. In...

Why Master-Planned Communities Appreciate More Than Stand Alone Condos

We’ve all heard the term “master-planned communities” in the pre-construction condo market, but what is it and why should investors care about...

Ontario Facing Shortage of 200,000 Rental Units Over the Next 10...

It’s hard to ignore the most recent news headlines lately: “Average rents in Toronto are down, while vacancy rates rise.” But, is this...

The GTA’s Top 10 Condo Launches For Fall 2020

Things have changed a lot over the last few months, and when it comes to navigating headlines and making informed choices about...

The GTA’s Q2 – 2020 Condo Market Report

It appears that the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the real estate market have finally reared its ugly head. The second...

Toronto is the Fastest Growing City in North America

It may not come as a surprise, but Toronto is officially the fastest growing metropolitan area in North America. The City of Toronto is experiencing...

199 Church Street Condos’ Live Virtual Launch

When we received the invite to attend CentreCourt Developments and Parallax's Drive-in, Live Virtual Launch for 199 Church Street Condos, we didn't...

Ontario Passes Legislation to Expedite Construction of New Transit Stations and...

In an effort to combat construction delays due to COVID-19, the Ontario government passed new legislation on Tuesday to accelerate the delivery...

Despite Pandemic, Canada Maintains Commitment to Immigration Levels Plan

The federal government recently released a new multi-year Immigration Levels Plan 2020-2022 that is set to welcome more than one million new...

The GTA’s Q1–2020 Condo Market Report

The first quarter of the 2020 GTA condo market can be best described as a tale of two markets. On the one...

BILD Introduces New 20-Point Plan to Kick Start Ontario’s Economy

A group of local and national building associations have just released a 20-point plan to stimulate economic growth and job creation in...

New Yonge North Subway Extension to Richmond Hill and Markham

The government of Ontario is one step closer to delivering on its plan for more rapid, reliable and connected transportation in the...

Province Moving Forward With Proposed Ontario Line Subway Project

The long-awaited proposed Ontario Line Subway project may finally become a reality. The Ford government announced on Tuesday its approval for the...

What to Expect During Your Condo’s Interim Occupancy Phase and Final...

According to Urbanation's Q1 - 2020 report, there are approximately 29,500 units scheduled for completion this year. The condominium data research firm...

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Affect the GTA Housing Market

There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put a damper on sales within the GTA housing market. But, before...

3 Online Solutions for Learning How to Invest in Pre-Construction Real...

As COVID-19 continues to spread on both a global and local scale, the impact has changed the way that we all interact...

Opportunities for Condo Buyers Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis

While the Ontario Real Estate Board called for the close of sales offices as the province and world deals with the coronavirus...

The Smart Investor’s Philosophy

Warren Buffett is arguably one of the most successful investors of our time. As a businessman and opportunistic investor, he has shared...

The GTA’s Q4 – 2019 Condo Market Report

New condo sales for Greater Toronto have already surpassed typical volumes for January, pushing 2020 sales off to a robust start. There...

Interview: Brian Brown Talks Liberty Market Tower

We headed down to the new Anthony Ricciardi art gallery at Yorkdale Mall to talk to Brian Brown, Principal of Lifetime Developments....

Google’s Expansion in GTA Gives Real Estate Investors More Reasons to...

Google continues to invest in Toronto and Waterloo, here's why you should too. As Google's footprint continues to stretch across the globe, there...

Interview: Jason Lam Talks No55 Mercer Condos

For the first interview of 2020, we meet with Jason Lam, the VP of Sales and Marketing at CentreCourt Developments-- to discuss...

No55 Mercer Condos at the Centre of Toronto’s Tech and Finance

Located in the Entertainment District and at the gateway to the underground PATH Network, No55 Mercer Condos by CentreCourt Developments connects its...

The GTA’s Q3 – 2019 Condo Market Report

As one of the most lucrative housing segments, new condo prices in the GTA have risen 54% since 2015 alone. But when...

The Most Anticipated Condo Launches of Spring 2020

It is that time of year again when we list the most anticipated condo launches for the upcoming Spring sales season. If...

A New ‘Smart City’ Is Coming To The Town Of Innisfil

The Town of Innisfil has always struggled with the growth and development of their community. This area has so much to offer...

New Airbnb Rules Shakes Up Toronto’s Investment Market

It is the end of an era for Airbnb rentals in Toronto. Due to a recent court ruling, Toronto real estate investment...

Untitled Toronto Condos, A New Development Co-Designed By Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams, Grammy Award-winning artist, producer and songwriter, is taking his artistry and talents to the city of Toronto. This new development...

It’s A Deal! Toronto City Council Reaches An Agreement That Approves...

Building an extension to the current transit system is not an easy decision, it takes years of research, planning and funding before...

Talking “Universal City 3 Condos” with Ralph Del Duca

Universal City 3 is the next phase of the most sought-after master-planned community coming to Pickering. This tower will stand 30-storeys high...

Sidewalk Labs Has Reached An Agreement With Quayside Project

In October of 2017, Google’s sister-company, Sidewalk Labs, was selected as an innovation and funding partner for Toronto’s Eastern Waterfront. This area...

Client Stories: Referrals Are What Friends Do For Friends

Logini Kandasamy and Navaneethan Ratnasigam have been actively looking for a home for some time. The search for the right project for...

New Pickering Airport Offers Real Estate Investors a List of Benefits

Pearson International is Canada's busiest airport and serves as a major employment centre and economic driver for Mississauga. This aviation hub largely...

The Benefits of Living in a Micro Condo

Micro condo living is becoming a growing phenomenon in Toronto. New condo developments are starting to shrink in size and are seemingly...

Talking “Distrikt Trailside Condos” with Eric Kuzuian

With Distrikt Trailside, Oakville’s beauty and premier livability are taken a step further. This 6-acre, master-planned community of condominiums, two-storey lofts and...

The Forest Hill Condos With Direct Access To The TTC

October marks the official launch of CentreCourt Developments', The Forest Hill Condos at 859 Eglinton West in Toronto. The story of this...

5 Family-Friendly Condos Coming To The GTA

As the cost of the average traditional home in the GTA spirals to $1,018,148 and the cost to own a condo is...

Talking “Galleria on the Park Condos” with Ryan Rabinovich

A new urban district is coming to Dupont and Dufferin Street. Galleria on the Park leads positive change in the neighbourhood with...

The GTA’s Q2 – 2019 Condo Market Report

Whether you are a condo investor or looking to get into the pre-construction condominium market as a first-time purchaser, staying on top...

Hamilton Is Ranked In The Top 10 Places To Buy Real...

MoneySense Magazine created a report that marked the top 35 cities to live in Canada. Hamilton, Ontario was ranked in the top...

The GTA’s Top 10 Condo Launches For Fall 2019

Summer 2019 was a hot one when it comes to the temperature but Fall is bringing the heat with over 50 pre-construction...

Introducing East Harbour, Toronto’s Newest Downtown Neighbourhood

It’s almost unprecedented for the creation of a brand new neighbourhood to bring thousands of jobs, be serviced by world-class transit, and...

The Union Station Revitalization Project Is Almost Complete

The Union Station Revitalization Project (USRP) has been one of the biggest developments the city has ever undergone. Due to the complexity...

Client Stories: Parents Are Helping Their Kids Become Condo Owners

This week at GTA-Homes, we had the honour of meeting some exceptional families in our everyday consulting with clients. While our agents...

BILD 2019 “Pinnacle” Award Winners

For the past 39 years, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) Awards has honoured the best of the best in...

New First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Can Save You Up To $286...

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation officially announced the details for its shared equity program called the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI)....

GTA Expected to Grow 40 Per Cent by 2041

Over the next 22 years, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) will continue to grow at a thrilling rate. By 2041 the population...

The GTA’s Q1-2019 Condo Market Report

As we forge ahead through the second quarter of the year, we're taking a look back at the Greater Toronto Area’s Q1...

Reina Condos: Canada’s First All-Female Development Is Coming To Toronto

For the first time in history, Canada will be seeing a new condo development made up of an all-women team. This new...

One Of Toronto’s Biggest Developments, The Well, Is Well Underway

Construction is starting for one of the biggest projects coming to the downtown core. It is known as one of the most...

Global Talent Stream Aims to Boost Canada’s High-Tech Sector That Will...

In order to boost the Canadian high-tech sector that is approaching a shortfall of workers in the near future, the federal government...

New Study: Canada Is 300,000 Homes Short And Thousands Of Beds...

There is no doubt that condominiums are being built all over the city and many may wonder where all of these new...

Walking Through The King’s Landing VIP Event

Over the past weekend, the GTA-Homes team had the pleasure to host a VIP Event for the King’s Landing Phase 3 development...

Reinventing An Old Neighbourhood: The Reimagine Galleria Project Is On The...

Wallace-Emerson was once the forgotten neighbourhood of our ever-growing city. The neighbourhood was established back in the 1970’s as a mixed-use community...

1 Delisle Condos is the World-Class Condo Toronto Has Been Waiting...

As the city that saw it fit to complement the world’s tallest free-standing tower with a yonic counterpart, Toronto has long focused...

Camrost Felcorp Presents Exchange District Condos To Downtown Mississauga

Surrounded by a fast-growing city and a stop on the new Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line, the new Exchange District Neighbourhood...

Talking “The United BLDG” With Baker Real Estate CEO Barbara Lawlor

The United BLDG is an extensive restoration and mixed-use office/retail/condominium by Davpart Inc. with the help of project marketing and sales firm,...

The Best GTA Suburbs To Invest In Right Now

If you’re in the market for an investment property in the GTA there’s much to be gained from considering regions outside Toronto.

Richmond Hill Changes Status From Town To City

This past February, the Richmond Hill council approved a motion encouraging committee members to communicate with residents to give them an opportunity...

Great Gulf Presents “Supertall” Mirvish + Gehry Condos

When a new condominium project proposes taller and taller heights before shovels even hit the ground, people start to notice. It’s no wonder,...

Talking “Exchange District Condos” With Camrost Felcorp and IHMG

As the first of four towers coming to the Exchange District master-planned community in downtown Mississauga launched this week, we wanted to...

Why Toronto Is The Best City In The World To Invest...

Toronto is Canada’s business capital, a top ten global financial centre, and the best city in the world to invest in today....

Talking “TC4/TC5 At SmartCentres Place” With Jason Lam

Coming off the success of the sold-out Transit City 1-4, TC5 at SmartCentres Place is said to be the last in the...

Talking “XO Condos” With Lifetime Developments’ Brian Brown

Lifetime Developments is giving new homebuyers and investors a sleek development at the intersection of the very best of Downtown Toronto. Dine...

Talking “Azura Condos” With Capital Developments’ Matt Young

Azura Condominiums is on its way to the charming Willowdale neighbourhood of North York. At 15 Holmes Avenue, the tower will soon...

Talking “Bijou On Bloor Condos” With Scott McLellan

Bijou On Bloor is your invitation to treasure your every day in the heart of a fashionable neighbourhood on the rise. The...

TC4 & TC5 Condos Preview & Top Performer Presentation

Last November, we attended CentreCourt Developments and SmartCentres' TC4 Condos at SmartCentres Place's presentation where they revealed their plan to expand the...

RE/MAX Ultimate Leadership Awards 2019

A few weeks ago, we gathered to celebrate a successful 2018 with our RE/MAX Ultimate friends and colleagues. Together we honoured the...

Executive High Tea With Concord Adex

Concord Adex is a subsidiary of Concord Pacific, which is a well-known builder in the Vancouver area. They came to prominence when...

5 Things To Look For When Choosing Your First Income Property

You’ve heard things about the GTA rental market and you want in. Now what? Over the years, we’ve helped countless folks purchase their first...

How Downsizing Helps You Live Better

Downsizing isn’t just for retirees who no longer want to care for their large homes and yards (although that is a nice...

Are Smart Homes A Smart Investment?

Toronto has become one of the fastest growing technology hubs in North America. According to CBRE’s 2017 North American Tech Talent Report,...

Pre-construction Purchases and Assignments With Lawyer David Young

Purchasing pre-construction can be extremely exciting, but also pretty scary. It’s not like it is something that you do every day. At...

What Condo Investors Need To Know Before Listing On Airbnb

Airbnb rental properties have proliferated in recent years as listings have doubled since 2016 with 19,255 homes currently in Toronto. This may...

How Are Millennials Affording New Condos In The GTA?

According to a study carried out by the Altus Group, 4 in 10 housing purchases in Canada are by millennial buyers-- which...

What We Learned From TREB’s Market Year In Review & Outlook...

This year’s Market Review and Outlook Report follows a rocky 2018 housing market and a stabilizing January 2019. As Toronto Real Estate Board president,...

6 Myths About Buying Pre-Construction Condos

For many would-be purchasers, the world of pre-construction real estate is punctuated with gossip that gives it the false representation of being...

Pre-Construction Development Trends In 2019

It’s no secret that Ontario’s real estate market has experienced incredible changes over the last year, but with so many reports on...

New GO Trains Head To The Niagara Region, Should Investors Too?

Some of Ontario’s greatest landmarks are found in the Niagara Region. It’s the site of one of the world’s natural wonders; Niagara...

Year In Review: The 10 Best Condo Projects That Launched In...

It's that time of year again when we take a look forward, with predictions, and backwards to the hits and misses of...

The GTA’s Most Anticipated Condo Launches For Spring 2019

When it comes to pre-construction condos, it can be an anxious waiting game to get your hands on one or more suites...

Lawrence Heights Revitalization Project Makes Way For New Customizable Townhomes

The successful Regent Park revitalization project has led the charge when it comes to the renewal of public housing neighbourhoods in Toronto....

Our Guide to 2018’s Tech Boom & GTA Condo Development

Canadian commercial transactions outdid its year over year by 38% last year, while Toronto accounted for a third of it. What sector...

Ontario’s Rent Control Revision An Incentive For Investors

With the province scrapping rent control, condo investors are scrambling to make sense of how this change will affect their current and future condominium...

Talking “Panda Condos” With Lifetime Developments’ Brian Brown

We picked his brain on the inspiration behind the building, its architecture and plentiful amenities.