Toronto Housing

Toronto's Reached A Fever Pitch

CBC | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada Business

Toronto's real estate bidding wars are reaching a fever pitch.  Some of Canada's largest banks are offering low mortgage lending rates, ...

Whoa, House Prices, Whoa

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Toronto Real Estate Board says home sales for March totalled 8,081, up 7.2 per cent from a year ago.The increase came as the board also ...

Toronto High-Rise Construction Doubles New York City

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.24.2012 | Canada Business

Toronto’s condo construction boom has made the city “North America’s new high-rise metropolis,” says a study from a real estate research group...

This Woman Sees Big Possibilities in Small Spaces

Marilyn Lazar | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Impact
Marilyn Lazar

The office air conditioning had not been working on my prior visit to Kehilla Residential Programme during a sweltering August week. Tenants come and go right by Lisa Lipowitz's door. So the three Kehilla employees with offices in this building literally live and breathe their work. The organization has lofty goals for a skeleton staff in a small space.

B.C. Housing Bubble Worse Than California’s: U.S. Market Guru

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver’s housing bubble is more extreme today than California’s was a few years ago, says one of the U.S.’s most renowned housing market anal...

Flaherty: Falling House Prices 'Desirable'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada Business

The recent softening in some of Canada’s most expensive housing markets is a good thing, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Friday. The weakening...

Poker, Bowling, Art: Condo Builders Push Perks As Sales Plummet

CBC | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada Business

Toronto developers in the midst of building tens of thousands of new condo units are striving to find creative ways to attract buyers. Urb...

Buyers Fleeing Toronto's Tiny Condos: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Business

Sales of newly-built condos in Toronto dropped 50 per cent in the second quarter of this year, compared to the same period last year, according to Urb...

What 'Manhattanization' Of Toronto Means For Canadians

CBC | Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Business

The housing dreams of families wanting to live in central Toronto will undergo a sea change in the coming decade as the supply of detached homes dwind...

Ontario's Growth Plan Is Working, But Not Well Enough

Claire Malcolmson | Posted 10.27.2011 | Canada
Claire Malcolmson

The lack of affordable housing in Toronto drives demand for suburban housing and this threatens the implementation of the Growth Plan. To prevent social and environmental collapse, we need to link sprawl-related environmental issues with affordability.

Massive Drop In Toronto Home Prices Not Sign Of Apocalypse

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada Business

In the first half of July, the average resale price of a stand-alone home in Toronto was $720,808. A month later, in the first half of August, it w...

Toronto Home Sales In Double-Digit Drop

The Globe and Mail | Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Business

Resale house prices fell in Toronto in July as the number of sales dropped, but the city remains on track to have its second busiest sales year in its...