House of the Week: $825,000 for a “loft house” on the Dupont strip

Check out this sleek looking townhouse on Dupont. Just try and picture the roof deck without snow. ADDRESS: 483 Dupont Street, Unit 105 NEIGHBOURHOOD: Annex PRICE: $824,900 THE PLACE: This three-storey townhome is technically not a house at all—it’s one of the larger units in the Annex Loft Houses, a boutique development at Bathurst and […]

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House of the Week: $1.6 million for an interior designer’s Casa Loma Victorian

$1.6M doesn’t seem like a huge stretch for a detached home with four bedrooms, four bathrooms and a home office – especially one that’s owned and decorated by a recognized designer! ADDRESS: 6 Rathnelly Avenue NEIGHBOURHOOD: Casa Loma PRICE: $1,599,000 THE PLACE: A facelift on this detached Victorian in the so-called Republic of Rathnelly allowed […]

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Frans’ Story

The impetus to begin looking was provided by unexpectedly high sales within our old building – sales that suggested a market that we might take advantage of to move us closer to a condo that would give us desired features that we had come to realize we lacked in our condo at that time.  That […]

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CMHC Releases its Tenth Annual Review of the State of Housing in Canada

As a result of prudent mortgage lending practices, the number of mortgages in arrears in Canada were trending down in 2011 and the first half of 2012, according to the Canadian Housing Observer, released today by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). “The Canadian Housing Observer is an indispensable source of information about housing’s role […]

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