GTA Condo Market Report Q2-2022

The GTA Condo Market Report Q2-2022 finds that the condo market performed relatively well above the ten year-average but fell 21% from the previous...

Federal Government Invests $2B to Build Nearly 17,000 Homes in Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the federal government will invest nearly $2 billion to build approximately 16,800 homes across the country. At a...

Toronto Continues to House North America’s Largest Number of Cranes

With a staggering 252 active cranes on its territory, Toronto takes the lead with the largest number of cranes in North America in the...

How Is Ontario Addressing Affordability?

Ontario is one of the country's hottest provinces and houses the most populated cities. As such, the region expects to get a little more...

The Design District: Welcoming Luxury Living to Hamilton

The City of Hamilton has been undergoing a remarkable transformation during the past several years. This incredible city is metamorphosing from an industrial powerhouse...

The Upcoming U of T Medical School Breathes New Life Into...

The University of Toronto, ranked the #1 university in Canada year after year, has just submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment application to develop an...

SmartVMC’s Park Place, A Smart Investment Decision

As the GTA continues to grow at unprecedented rates, becoming one of the most sought-after places in the country to live, learn, work and...

How Do Condo Buildings Get Developed?

When it comes to building condos in Southern Ontario, there is much that is out of the developer's control. When a developer submits a...

What Is The Difference Between A Pre-Construction and a Resale Condo?

With the country amidst a housing shortage, it can be an uncertain time for those looking to buy a home. The average price of...

Top 4 Things to Know About Ontario’s Rental Supply Gap

A new Urbanation report released in the second quarter of the year reveals just how behind we are when it comes to the GTA's...

GTA Condo Market Report Q1-2022

The first quarter of the 2022 condo market is a tale of low inventory, high demand, and soaring real estate prices. On the one...

Doug Ford Calls for More Homes and Less Public Consultation

Premier Doug Ford has called on The Housing Affordability Task Force to make 55 new recommendations to help bring soaring real estate prices to...

Federal Budget 2022 Highlights on Housing

Irrespective of whether you follow Canadian politics or not, you are still likely familiar with the Federal Budget, which outlines the Government's plan to...

The City of Toronto Plans to Increase Development Charges, Raising the...

Toronto could be raising the cost of building and buying new homes by introducing a significant increase to Development Charges. The City of Toronto has...

As Toronto Offices Reopen, Professionals Who Moved Out of the City...

When the pandemic hit in 2020, hundreds of Toronto residents scurried to the suburbs to look for more affordable homes. Now that downtown offices...

Canada’s Population Growth the Highest Among G7 Nations

Despite the pandemic, Canada sits at almost 37 million people outpacing every other G7 country in population growth. This news comes straight from the...

Foreign Investors are a Small Fraction of Canadian Real Estate Purchases:...

For cities like Toronto and Vancouver, foreign investment has been a hot topic for decades. Many residents blame the high demand and low supply...

The GTA’s Q4 2021 – Condo Market Report

The condo market has been seeing new highs recently, with 2021 being a record-breaking year for the housing market as a whole. Despite the...

Top 10 Condo Projects Selling in Spring 2022

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

Why Is the Condo Market Hot in 2022?

As we enter into a new year, many investors wonder how the pandemic's effects will change the real estate market in 2022. At the beginning...

Toronto Ranked As The #1 City In The Continent For Its...

2020 was the year of unprecedented surprises, with the pandemic creating a record-breaking number of job losses around the globe. However, Toronto, in particular,...

The GTA’s Q2 – 2021 Condo Market Report

As the condo market started to make a steady comeback from the pandemic, condo investors saw great opportunities in the warmer months as young...

Toronto Is Ranked One of the Best North American Cities to...

The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on the economy as many businesses were forced to close for an extended period of time. However, as...

Ontario Place Redevelopment Plans Have Been Revealed

For many, Ontario Place is an iconic landmark. This area is made up of 155-acres of land and is owned by the Ontario Government....

The Top 10 Condo Projects Launching in Fall 2021

As we move into the final quarter of 2021, we're starting to see many new condo projects launching. With 2020 being an unpredictable year,...

Innisfil’s Development, The Orbit, Is Speeding up Plans to Start Building

The Town of Innisfil is known for its agricultural land, and its new residential and commercial developments. In fact, this Town is roughly the...

A Site Tour Inside Architectural Landmark, KING Toronto Condos

The KING Toronto complex will undoubtedly become a new architectural landmark for Downtown Toronto, so as construction at the site charges ahead, there was...

5 Tips You Need to Know Before Investing in a Pre-Construction...

Purchasing an investment property is a big decision and an even bigger financial commitment. But, over the years, pre-construction condominiums have become a popular...

As International Students Return Back to School, the Housing Market Heats...

As COVID-19 restrictions start to ease and more students return to in-person learning in the Fall, we expect to see an increase in demand...

Talking “Arte Residences” With Kash Pashootan

Arte Residences is 18 storeys of bold, creative and thoughtful designs that transcend the ordinary to become a mighty monument of contemporary luxury. With...

Central Condos and Porsche Exclusive Penthouse Offer

Recently we attended an event by Central Condos hosted by Concord Adex. This three-day event gave us the opportunity to talk about Central Condos...

How Rental Rates Can Affect Your Pre-Construction Condo Investment

During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were many uncertainties in the housing market and economy as a whole. Rental rates started to...

Talking Alba Condos With The Milborne Group

As Mississauga continues to experience a huge increase in demand, there's no better time for Edenshaw Developments to launch their highly anticipated project to...

Best Condo Designs Coming to Toronto in 2021

Toronto's architecture gets a bad reputation for bland design, especially when it comes to condominiums. But, there are new projects on the horizon that...

New Plan Unfolds for CentreCourt’s 252 Church St Condos

Over a year ago, CentreCourt Developments submitted a proposal to the City of Toronto to build a high-rise condominium between Church and Dundas. This...

Downtown Toronto Condo Market Recovers in Q1: Report

Don't call it a comeback - the Toronto condo market has been a contender for years. While it's true that Toronto's downtown condo market...

6 Dawes Rd Condos: A Multi-Tower Development Makes Substantial Changes to...

In May 2019, Carlyle Communities and SLATE Asset Management jointly acquired 2.9-acres of land in the well-known Danforth Village neighbourhood. This development would replace...

Best GTA Neighbourhoods to Buy a Pre-Construction Condo in 2021

With the Greater Toronto Area's ever-increasing prices, it is often difficult to know which neighbourhoods provide the best value for your money in 2021....

Feds Invest $12B to Fund Major Transit Projects in Toronto

Today the federal government announced its plan to invest over $12 billion to help Ontario fund its four major transit routes in Toronto and...

New Condo Investors Still Profiting During the Pandemic: Study

We’ve all seen the latest reports showing Toronto’s low-rise housing market outperforming with record growth. But, a new report shows that the condo segment...

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 all of...

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 isn’t any...

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 the demand...

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 after parting...

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 in the...

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 by OverActive...

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 becoming more...

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 multiple sectors,...

Canadian Government Investing $14.9B for Public Transit Projects

The federal Liberal government recently announced that it will be providing close to $15 billion in funding towards new public transit projects across Canada...

The Future of Hamilton: Powered by over $1 Billion Investment in...

The City of Hamilton is undergoing major changes. Recently, the city approved four new investment projects that will reshape its current landscape. These projects...

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 settles? Well, the...

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 and the...

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 Q4-2020 GTA...

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 more expensive...

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 page to...

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 away from...

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 robust demand...

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 the latest...

Construction Begins for Exchange District Condos at Square One, Mississauga

Big changes have been happening over the past few months at the site of Exchange District in Mississauga (just south of the Square One...

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 these types...

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 an accurate...

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 pre-construction...

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 quarter for...

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 a new...

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 know what...

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 of four...

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 immigrants over...

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 hand the...

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 Ontario’s post...

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 GTA. Late...

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 largest subway...

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 also indicates...

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 we jump...

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 with one...

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 pandemic, it...

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 his wisdom...

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 is no...

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. Ricciardi has...

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 is no...

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 one of...

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 residents to...

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 it boils...

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 you have...

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 including being...

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 properties can...

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 will reside...

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 any transit...

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 and will...

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 is currently...

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 the couple...

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 contributes to...

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 growing in...

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 townhomes is...

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 development is...

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 on average...

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 a 20-acre...

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 of market...

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 10, coming...

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 project launches....

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 enjoy a...