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Canada’s largest city: neighbourhood full demographic profiles: part 1 — Ward 22 waterfront, Toronto island and lower core

Canada’s largest city: neighbourhood full demographic profiles: part 1 — Ward 22 waterfront, Toronto island and lower core

At 2.8 million people and growing fast, Toronto is Canada’s largest city — and by far its most diverse. Surrounding Toronto is the “Greater Toronto Area” — full of economic opportunities that are pushing growth, drawing people to the thriving manufacturing and distribution hub, a world-renowned financial centre and a growing tech sector.    … Continue Reading

Marijuana Legalization Update Part 1: Respecting Your Neighbours, Growing at Home and Other Updates

Marijuana Legalization Update Part 1: Respecting Your Neighbours, Growing at Home and Other Updates

The Cannabis Act has officially passed, and Canadians will be permitted to buy and consume the substance for recreational purposes on October 17th — although condo boards, property managers and provincial governments have the discretion to limit use or growth of Marijuana. The federal government will also issue licenses to individuals intending to grow and… Continue Reading

86% of pre-construction condo apartments pre-sold; unsold inventory of condominums at a 16-year low; over 30 new GTA condo projects to launch this year

86% of pre-construction condo apartments pre-sold; unsold inventory of condominums at a 16-year low; over 30 new GTA condo projects to launch this year

With 30 new GTA-area condominium projects expected to launch in the next few months — and with resale condominiums continuing to increase in price — no one is surprised by Urbanation’s report that “Condo Construction Surpasses 60,000 Units for the First Time” — for Q1 of 2018. There is no doubt these condominiums are needed… Continue Reading

Public Transit Benefits Everyone, Regardless of Use

Public Transit Benefits Everyone, Regardless of Use

​Greater Toronto Area residents have long known that traffic congestion is a major issue. Many residents feel as though more needs to be done to remedy the problem and have urged people to consider commuting rather than clogging up the streets. In an effort to combat traffic problems, Toronto and surrounding areas have begun to… Continue Reading

With new build condos surging in popularity, buyers are confused by terminology; helping simplify Interim Occupancy Period, Registration Date and other terms

With new build condos surging in popularity, buyers are confused by terminology; helping simplify Interim Occupancy Period, Registration Date and other terms

Apartment condominiums continue to dominate the market in urban areas of the GTA, and within that segment are a growing majority who prefer new-build and pre-build condos. The advantages of new-build are substantial and compelling — customization, brand new condo, no depreciation, often buying at prices set in lower markets, warranties — but at the… Continue Reading

Toronto Cracks Down on Overnight Parking

Toronto Cracks Down on Overnight Parking

The city of Toronto is cracking down on overnight parking by eliminating thousands of free parking spots throughout the downtown core and in East York. Public consultations will take place in Toronto, East York, and at City Hall between April 3rd and 10th. Following the move, city-issued overnight parking permits will be required wherever parking… Continue Reading

Tips for Dealing with Noisy Condo Neighbours

Tips for Dealing with Noisy Condo Neighbours

  Life in a condominium comes with a lot of perks… a sense of community, a playground for the little ones, walking distance of local businesses, and access to a pool and gym without needing to pay a membership fee. One downside, however, is the potential for unwelcome noise emanating from a neighbouring unit. Certain… Continue Reading

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