Canada’s real estate market to cool, not crash

Susan Pigg, Toronto Star The banks have two pieces of good news for Canadian homeowners — real estate prices are expected to cool, not crash, and home ownership is becoming slightly more affordable. Canada’s housing market is losing some of its “exuberance,” but fears of a bubble are over inflated, unless there is the unlikely […]

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Canada’s real estate market to cool, not crash

The banks have two pieces of good news for Canadian homeowners — real estate prices are expected to cool, not crash, and home ownership is becoming slightly more affordable. Canada’s housing market is losing some of its “exuberance,” but fears of a bubble are over inflated, unless there is the unlikely situation where jobless rates […]

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Toronto Fashion Week: Mackage Fall 2012

Toronto Fashion week is here: the Toronto Standard reviews designs by Eran Elfassy and Elisa Dahan: ‘Rogue Fashion Week,’ or rather the I’m-too-good-for-Mastercard-Toronto-Fashion-Week week, saw the debut of Mackage’s Fall 2012 collection at the Distillery District’s Fermenting Cellar at 55 Mill Street. On an aesthetic level, Canadian designer duo Eran Elfassy and Elisa Dahan have […]

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Semi-Detached: Miss-matched houses show a neighbourhood’s changing ethnic makeup

For all the attention paid in recent years to the proliferation of soaring condo towers, it is easy to forget the importance of another of Toronto’s ubiquitous structures: the semi-detached and row house. Is it a poor cousin to the stand-alone home? Perhaps, but there is no shortage of home buyers willing to shell out […]

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House of the Week: $4.3 million for a stately designer home in Lawrence Park

Here’s Toronto Life’s House of the week: A master suite with a fireplace and a saltwater pool in the backyard. Click through to the photos – someone at Toronto Life has a snarky sense of humour. ADDRESS: 115 Rochester Avenue NEIGHBOURHOOD: Bridle Path–Sunnybrook–York Mills PRICE: $4,295,000 THE PLACE: A custom-built house masterminded by architect Richard […]

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