Let's be honest: There are few things in Toronto reaestate with as cool of a reputation as lofts. From hard lofts with exposed brick and beams to modern “soft lofts” with soaring windows and concrete ceilings, they are truly spectacular places to call home in the city. Yet, can you actually find a Toronto loft with all the style you’re looking for AND a great location AND at an affordable asking price?While lofts are among the higher priced condos, this is partly due to the extremely l..
Are you looking for a Toronto condo for a surprisingly affordable price? Look no further! These are the cheapest condos for sale this week. Some are even 2-3 bedrooms, have lake views, and are in neighbourhoods you will love. This week they are ALL under $258,000. Not kidding.**Please Note: These are the 5 cheapest condos for sale in Toronto right now. For an always up to date search for the 5 cheapest any week you’re reading this, check out our custom search o..
Where can you find affordable condos in downtown Toronto?You might be thinking: I know the answer to that question. There are no affordable downtown condos. End of story. Right?First of all, we can see why many people think this. Trying to find a condo in Toronto might seem like you have to choose between location and affordability. Either you have to give up a central location and save money OR live where you want downtown and be in over your head financially. But wait!This ..
How can you tell if it’s the right time to buy a condo?First of all, there is not an exact formula that determines if now is the time. There are some important things to consider, but no black and white answer.But wait:There are many ways you can get an idea of the state of Toronto’s real estate market at the time you’re hoping to buy. Then, you can see if buying is a solid option for you at this time.What ways can I tell if now is a good time to buy a condo?To begin:Talk to a professi..
What is one thing available in today’s Real Estate Market that wasn’t available in decades past?Access to a wealth of online reviews!When choosing a real estate agent in Toronto it used to be all about referrals and even blindly calling a number on an advertisement. (Bus benches, big hair, and white-toothed grins come to mind. Ah, the 80’s).But now:While these ads still exist, and many might feature quality agents, today you also have so much more knowledge right at your fingertips.So, with..
Lofts are among the coolest properties for sale in Toronto. With high ceilings, soaring windows, and perhaps some exposed concrete or wood beams, lofts have their own unique character that is appealing to many buyers. When you think of Toronto lofts, you might picture ones that are simply out of budget. Hard Lofts, ones that are converted from heritage buildings such as churches or factories, often cost over a million dollars to own. They are older buildings that are both one of a kind..
I think you'll agree with me when I say:IT'S HARD TO FIND A CONDO UNDER $500K IN TORONTO!Or is it?Well it turns out that 'Yes!", there are Toronto condos available for under half a million dollars, and no- they aren’t all far from downtown! There are plenty of condos for sale in Downtown Toronto under $500k.If you are looking to buy a condo in Toronto, we all know Toronto is an expensive place to buy real estate, but there are options available that you might not have considered. Condos and cond..
If you want to make your house or condo look amazing on a budget, there are many exciting ways to begin decorating. These cost-saving ideas will not only look great but will also make your home uniquely yours. After all, some of the best pieces in your home will be ones you created or found, because they have the best stories. If you'r ready to decorate a new home or redo your current space, consider some of these easy and affordable ideas.Wall Hangings for Less:Nothing adds personalit..
When you’re looking for a Toronto condo, you might come across the phrase “LEED Certified.” This means a building is certified environmentally as conscious (it stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Developments gain points for every green design feature used, and if they get enough points they become LEED certified. There are also increasing levels: Certified, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. So what does a "green" building mean to you as a buyer? Buildings that are LEE..
When looking for the right home for you, location and budget are of course going to be top of mind. When you have decided between condo vs. house, then it’s time to decide between turn-key vs. fixer-upper. If you have a certain neighbourhood you want to buy into, sometimes “fixer-upper” homes are what you can afford. Or, you might be able to get a larger home with more bedrooms than other homes in the area if it needs some work. These types of homes are also a great opportunity for investm..