Mortgage Update for October 2019

29 October 2019
Life and the City

Samantha Comito, Mortgage Broker and Partner with Outline Financial, provides an update on mortgages for October 2019.


Toronto Market Update for September 2019

22 October 2019
Life and the City

Similar to August, September’s headline statistic was another significant increase in year-over-year sales volume. In fact, last month saw the highest year-over-year appreciation number in all of 2019 so far! And there are a number of other key takeaways... Read on to learn more.


Toronto Market Update for August 2019

11 September 2019
Life and the City

Last month in August, the Toronto market saw a surge in sales and a drop in inventory, leading to the largest price growth in 18 months. There was a flurry of activity at a time of year when the market typically slows down, and data shows that there were improvements for most sales numbers in August, year-over-year. Here's your Toronto Market Update for August 2019!


The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive | What You Need To Know

04 September 2019
Life and the City

A new federal program called the First-Time Home Buyer's Incentive (FTHBI) has just launched, and applications are being accepted until November 1st, 2019. Here's what you need to know about it!


Toronto Market Update for April 2019

16 May 2019
Life and the City

New listings rose 8.2% last month in April compared with the same month last year, but at 12.2%, the annual growth rate of sales outpaced the rise in new listings. This dynamic means that market conditions are tighter, so price increases may accelerate.


Toronto Market Update for March 2019

12 April 2019
Life and the City

Last month in March, the average sales price for all property types combined across the 416 was $830,043, representing an 11.6% year-over-year decline. A 2% jump in inventory on the market lead to slightly more options for buyers, which was a contributing factor in this sales price decline. Meanwhile, the overall number of sales for all property types declined by 9% over March of last year.


Featured Development: River & Fifth

01 April 2019
Life and the City

Want a home that boasts sweeping views of the city’s skyline and waterfront, and is steps to great shops & cafes, minutes to DVP, Gardiner and the downtown core - AND that's right on the edge of a river & park?! Then River & Fifth is a project you'll definitely want to know about!


COOL FINDS: 1173 Dundas St E #217

22 March 2019
Life and the City

Calling all authentic hard-loft lovers! We've found the place of your dreams. You may have noticed by now that Leslieville's iconic i-Zone Lofts is a favourite of ours (we've featured several of its units in the past) - and for very good reason! Each of its lofts is truly unique, with their own layout, floor plan and finishes, but they all have some incredible features in common.


Toronto Market Update for February 2018

14 March 2019
Life and the City

Toronto home sales were down last month in February, while selling prices continued to rise, as a result of very low inventory available on the market. Now, with the weather finally becoming more mild and spring-like, it's about that time of year when we begin we see more properties listed for sale - great news for inventory, and for buyers who have been waiting for the opportunity to find their perfect home.


Smart Investing Info Series: Spring 2019 Sessions

05 March 2019
Life and the City

We're very excited to announce the launch of our new Smart Investing Info Series! The sessions in this series are designed to provide valuable information, insights and advice that will help you understand how to invest smartly in Toronto real estate. Here are all the details on our first two sessions: "Building Your Real Estate Portfolio" and "Rent Or Buy?"