Toronto home buyers may be baffled, but builders are bullish

Interesting piece from the Globe and Mail’s Carolyn Ireland that discusses our reactions to news about the economy, and some of the condo development happening in Toronto and Calgary. The average home price in Toronto is up and bidding wars are a common occurrence: “Canadians don’t know what to think about the economy any more,” […]

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Toronto Life Home of the Week: 2.7M in Lorne Park

  ADDRESS: 1287 Birchview Drive NEIGHBOURHOOD: Lorne Park, Mississauga PRICE: $2,699,000 THE PLACE: A dominating presence on an otherwise quiet street dotted with traditional family homes, this glass, wood and stone structure isn’t what you would expect to find in trendy Lorne Park. BRAGGING RIGHTS: The tricked-out gourmet kitchen is at the centre of the […]

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Working from home means outfitting your office with great furniture

The Star recently published a great article by Vicky Sanderson. With so many of us setting up home offices, even if we’re not working from home, it’s important that it’s both functional and aesthetically pleasing! Survey the 1.8 million Canadians who work from home, and they’ll cite as perks the ability to avoid rush-hour traffic, […]

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San Francisco pays tribute to TTC’s historic Red Rocket

San Francisco is paying tribute to the Red Rocket. The non-profit arm of the city’s transportation agency has painted one of its historic streetcars red and embellished it with the TTC logo to honour Toronto’s dedication to the distinctive Presidents’ Conference Committee (PCC) streetcar. “Toronto is one of the cities we honour because of its […]

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On the Markets: Retiring baby boomers may generate activity

Forty per cent of baby boomers in Ontario plan to move for their retirement, but many are waiting to sell their homes in the hope that values will increase, according to a recent report. Baby boomers — those born between 1946 and 1964 — indicated their top motivating factors to move in a TD Canada […]

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On the Markets: Retiring baby boomers may generate activity

Forty per cent of baby boomers in Ontario plan to move for their retirement, but many are waiting to sell their homes in the hope that values will increase, according to a recent report. Baby boomers — those born between 1946 and 1964 — indicated their top motivating factors to move in a TD Canada […]

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