TIFF is Over! Here are Some of the Best Movies of the Festival | Discover the Best in Toronto Real Estate

September 21st, 2015
It was eleven days of screenings, premieres, parties, champagne and photo ops, but now Toronto's International Film Festival has come to an end for another year.  From all reports, the movies were of a very high calibre this year.  The Room, a drama by Lenny Abrahamson, won People's Choice Award, and also was originally shot here in Toronto.  The two runners-up were Tom McCarthy's Spotlight a ...

Toronto Parking: Not Only Impossible to Find, Now It Will Be More Expensive | Discover the Best in Toronto Real Estate

September 16th, 2015
There is a new proposal tabled by the Toronto Parking Authority to increase street parking prices, particularly in certain areas.  The proposal is to increase the hourly rate from $3.00 to $4.00 in some neighbourhoods that have high parking demand and higher flows of traffic.  Where street parking currently costs $2.25 an hour, it is proposed to raise these rates to $3.00 an hour.  These chan ...

Toronto Developers In China to Woo Buyers | Discover the Best in Toronto Real Estate

September 10th, 2015
Canada's stable economy is very attractive to foreign investors, as we have collectively witnessed in the larger urban centres.  In fact, there has been so much foreign interest and investment in Vancouver that concerns have been raised about how foreign real estate purchases are being regulated, tracked and analyzed. 

To underscore the appeal of the foreign buyer, scores of Toronto real esta ...

1800s Toronto Market Discovered | Discover the Best in Toronto Real Estate

September 8th, 2015
During a pre-construction archaeological dig near present-day St. Lawrence Market has unearthed a market that dates back almost two centuries ago.  The first building on this site was constructed in 1831, and from this building they have discovered foundation piers, an arched flagstone sewer and the original ground surface preserved within that building's interior courtyard.

This building was ...

Toronto: Fall Market Perspective | Discover the Best in Toronto Real Estate

September 4th, 2015
It is going to be a record year for home sales in the city of Toronto.  Condo sales lead the way, with sales up 14%, as people look for options to the expensive and hard-to-find detached and semi-detached homes.  This strong demand has pushed condo apartment prices up by 9.5%, with an average of sale price of $406,587.  The average price of a detached home in Toronto is now well over one mill ...