Toronto Life House of the Week: $6.3 million for a red-brick Georgian mansion in Casa Loma

This one has both a wine cellar and a soda fountain. ADDRESS: 60 Dunvegan Road NEIGHBOURHOOD: Casa Loma PRICE: $6,295,000 THE PLACE: A red-brick Georgian mansion grand enough to stand out in a neighbourhood full of Georgian mansions. BRAGGING RIGHTS: There’s a soda fountain and an ice cream bar in the games room, meaning you […]

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‘Turned a lemon into lemonade’: Condo tower to be built on dormant city-owned property

The City of Toronto is getting into the condo business, so to speak, as an investor in a proposed 75-storey tower on a triangular parcel of land just steps from Lake Ontario. The “partnership” between construction giant Tridel and Build Toronto, the arm’s-length real estate corporation wholly owned by the city, is the first of […]

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House of the Week: $2.8 million for a country home built by one of Canada’s most celebrated architects

Toronto Life’s Home of the Week. This one’s in Caledon, but noted because it was designed by Ron Thom, who designed Massey College and the Shaw Festival Theatre. ADDRESS: 16854 McLaren Road NEIGHBOURHOOD: Caledon PRICE: $2.8 million THE PLACE: Just your average 1970s, cedar-clad bungalow—if an average bungalow is designed by an architectural legend and […]

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House of the Week: $3 million for a regal Rosedale mansion on one of Toronto’s most distinguished blocks

Toronto Life’s House of the Week: a $3 Million Rosedale mansion. Built in 1926, it has 6 bedrooms and five bathrooms. ADDRESS: 11 Drumsnab Road NEIGHBOURHOOD: Rosedale-Moore Park PRICE: $2,995,000 THE PLACE: A three-storey 1926 Dutch Tudor in ritzy Rosedale. BRAGGING RIGHTS: Exclusivity. The semi-private road with cobblestone edges and coach lamps is the closest […]

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Cyd and Syndy’s Story

After selling a large suburban home early this year, we moved into a small downtown condo which we had owned since 2008. Although we knew we wanted to live in the city, we were not sure whether it would be in a (larger) condo or a house. We were also not sure about the desired […]

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Change is Good In The Canadian Mortgage Industry

PropertyWire.ca recently published an interesting article about continuing education for mortgage brokers and agents, including the Financial Services mandatory re-licensing Education for Ontario Mortgage Brokers and Agents. Read below! As it is in industries that are subject to rules and legislative bodies, once in awhile there are sweeping changes that are introduced, with an eye […]

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