House of the Week: $1.9 million for an unabashedly modern family home

Here’s Toronto Life’s House of the Week, an ultramodern new build in North York, that judging by the comments below, people feel very strongly about! ADDRESS: 478 Melrose Avenue NEIGHBOURHOOD: Bedford Park-Nortown PRICE: $1,875,000 THE PLACE: This newly built home on a corner lot in North York has three bedrooms, five bathrooms and a wholehearted […]

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House of the Week: $1.7 million for hockey legend Doug Gilmour’s East York home

Would a previous owner make a home more enticing? What if the owner was a hockey legend? For just $1.7M you can live like Doug Gilmour, backing on to a ravine… ADDRESS: 194 Parkview Hill Crescent NEIGHBOURHOOD: Old East York/Parkview PRICE: $1,699,000 THE PLACE: A five-bedroom home on a private ravine lot overlooking the East […]

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July newsletter: Brockton Village, TO’s Best Facials, Two listings

Welcome to the July 2012 issue of my eNewsletter! This month I’ve got two great listings, including a luxury condo on Blue Jays Way with a 700 foot terrace, and a 1700 square foot two-storey unit at Yonge and St. Clair! Continuing our series of the Best of TO, I am featuring BlogTO’s list of […]

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House of the Week: $1.3 million for a Dufferin Grove home with its own triathlon pool

Here’s Toronto Life’s Home of the Week – right at College and Ossington, a 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom renovated home with a triathlon pool and a basement apartment. ADDRESS: 14 Delaware Avenue NEIGHBOURHOOD: Palmerston-Little Italy PRICE: $1,349,000 THE PLACE: This recently upgraded three-bedroom home has a one-bedroom basement apartment. It’s also a block from Dufferin […]

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Canada’s Housing Market at a Tipping Point

This press release went out on July 10th and was picked up by a number of media outlets, including this article in the National Post, which offered their own take on the forecast. Here’s the original release: National price appreciation forecast to soften modestly for the remainder of the year TORONTO, July 10, 2012 – […]

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House of the Week: $1.2 million for a Little Portugal home

Toronto Life’s House of the Week is a $1.2M home on Lisgar that’s been totally renovated. If you’re looking to get into the same neighbourhood at a lower price point, check this listing out. Under 500K and you can renovate to your own taste. ADDRESS: 147 Lisgar Street NEIGHBOURHOOD: Little Portugal PRICE: $1,195,000 THE PLACE: […]

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Toronto slips to 8th in world livability rankings

Toronto ranks #8 in terms of livability, according to the Economist, and we’re the only city in North America to break the top ten: We’re pretty good when it comes to green space and lack of pollution but not so good with urban sprawl and the number of cultural sites, according to a new rankings […]

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