Bloghttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog05714163-2ee6-42c6-a8e4-642d8836b765https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/09/11/Toronto-Market-Update-for-August-2019Toronto Market Update for August 2019Last 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! 2019-09-11T16:16:00Z4ee394d5-5f08-40b4-8acd-d44a214e5225https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/09/04/The-First-Time-Home-Buyer-Incentive--What-You-Need-To-KnowThe First-Time Home Buyer Incentive | What You Need To KnowA 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!2019-09-04T18:52:00Z5376a8be-ef5f-4695-a26b-3e78e4c714e5https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/05/16/Toronto-Market-Update-for-April-2019Toronto Market Update for April 2019New 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.2019-05-16T14:34:00Zb60b060d-a572-483d-9a59-75a6ec436350https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/04/30/Outdoor-Space-Makeover-Ideas-for-Every-BudgetOutdoor Space Makeover Ideas for Every BudgetLooking to spruce up your outdoor space this spring? While complete backyard makeovers can cost a pretty penny, there are plenty of ways you can makeover your outdoor space on every budget! Not only will you be able to enjoy a refreshed backyard and an extended living space once the warm weather finally hits, but you'll have the added benefit of presenting your home at its best when it comes time for you to sell! Here, we’ve rounded up 14 ways you can update your outdoor space, whatever your budget.2019-04-30T15:27:00Z2fbd3eb1-b065-4aa5-a440-ef9223d3f459https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/04/25/How-to-Add-Colour-to-Your-KitchenHow to Add Colour to Your KitchenIn this guide, we explore how to choose a colour scheme that flatters and enhances your kitchen, as well as being in line with your personal style. We also look at the four main ways to add a splash of colour to your kitchen using cabinets, and how to decorate the rest of the room to complement the look!2019-04-25T15:46:00Z8bab4c72-09f4-4593-885e-edd62b5a8fd6https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/04/18/COOL-FINDS-4-Lennox-StCOOL FINDS: 4 Lennox StLovers of Scandinavian design - this one's for you! If you've ever taken a stroll in the neighbourhood just east of Bathurst and Bloor, you'll undoubtedly have noticed this exceptionally unique property. With an exterior that's a combination of weathering western red cedar and anodized Aluminium panels, flanked by a white pine and a sequoia tree, this home evokes the feeling of a contemporary Scandinavian chalet and truly stands out among the traditional Victorian semis, original Annex homes and renovated modern glass houses around it. So...you'll either love it or hate it!2019-04-18T16:17:00Zd2a2013d-9d43-4825-a22a-ddbd66fb4421https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/04/12/Toronto-Market-Update-for-March-2019Toronto Market Update for March 2019Last 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.2019-04-12T13:22:00Zee025bf9-925a-49cb-83ac-70270b963d6ahttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/04/01/Featured-Development-River--FifthFeatured Development: River & FifthWant 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!2019-04-01T15:02:00Z814338a8-5e1a-44ad-9cb8-90b0e9164d25https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/03/22/COOL-FINDS-1173-Dundas-St-E-217COOL FINDS: 1173 Dundas St E #217Calling 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.2019-03-22T15:57:00Za15aa3a4-54ae-43c8-a3c5-898939621926https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/03/14/Toronto-Market-Update-for-February-2018Toronto Market Update for February 2018Toronto 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.2019-03-14T15:25:00Z77028501-f995-4ac3-ba7f-df6668aa5913https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/03/11/Guide-to-March-Break-Events-in-TorontoGuide to March Break Events in TorontoIt’s officially March Break in Toronto! If you're in search of ideas for fun, family-friendly activities & events to keep your kids busy every day this long week, we've got you covered. Here's our guide to March Break 2019 events happening around the city this week!2019-03-11T15:31:00Zd8db8361-2c1a-480a-b949-ad20776b9147https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/03/08/COOL-FINDS-995-Dundas-St-ECOOL FINDS: 995 Dundas St EIf you're like us, you can appreciate both the unique design elements of a loft, and the well-appointed, modern conveniences of a freehold townhome. But what if we told you that you could have both, in the same property?! The stunning 3-storey loft townhome in sought-after South Riverdale is the perfect blend of it all!2019-03-08T13:56:00Z20a7c073-1754-4e20-8461-b4c153db3283https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/03/05/Smart-Investing-Info-Series-Spring-2019-SessionsSmart Investing Info Series: Spring 2019 SessionsWe'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?"2019-03-05T12:54:00Z6b9c3f62-1a24-4520-8121-d576faaf43a9https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/03/01/How-to-Create-an-Inspiring-Home-Office-SpaceHow to Create an Inspiring Home Office SpaceWith the start of a new month, you may be looking to make space for productivity and fresh inspiration. After all, the year is still young, so there's lots of time to work on those goals that you may have set for yourself recently! A home office is one of those things that so many of us would benefit from, but often can’t seem to find the square footage for. The good news is that whether you have just one small corner of your den to work with, or an entire designated room, you can carve out a workspace that’s all your own just about anywhere you can place a desk.2019-03-01T15:35:00Ze7e6d0f8-84ce-4114-b3e0-a87d3b77d723https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/02/25/Featured-Development-Stockyards-District-ResidencesFeatured Development: Stockyards District ResidencesA vibrant, boutique mixed-use development is coming soon to the Junction neighbourhood! Once completed in November 2021, Stockyards District Residences will be an incredible addition to an area that is already populated with parks, an array of shopping options, great cafes & restaurants and many other local amenities. For young professional, couples or those looking to own their own place in Toronto at a very reasonable price point, this is an amazing opportunity in one of the city's hottest neighbourhoods!2019-02-25T15:56:00Zc05a224f-b5b8-4d2d-8400-2c5ebbcf0b1dhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/02/20/COOL-FINDS-33-Wascana-AvenueCOOL FINDS: 33 Wascana AvenueWe're swooning over this completely redesigned and reimagined beauty in the historic Corktown neighborhood - and we're pretty sure that once you've seen all that it has to offer, you will be too! Boasting 2,237 square feet of total living space, this executive townhome has been recently transformed into the lap of luxury with no detail overlooked.2019-02-20T14:31:00Z9c48f23e-d398-495d-9ec5-53c62e137726https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/02/19/Toronto-Market-Update-for-January-2018Toronto Market Update for January 2018Last month in Toronto, we saw detached home prices decrease by 8.5% and townhome prices were down 9.9% from the same time last year. Meanwhile, sales prices for Toronto condos continued their upward trajectory with an increase of 8.8%, and semi's were up by 6% year-over-year. 2019-02-19T16:44:00Z88415388-dffe-4b74-9e7f-080ed3af3be0https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/02/15/How-to-Style-Open-Shelving-in-a-KitchenHow to Style Open Shelving in a KitchenOpen shelving can make a kitchen feel bigger and add a ton of personality, but it can also be daunting to have your whole life (or your kitchenware) on display all the time, Monday through Sunday! You wouldn't exactly want to display your mismatched mug collection or show off your mounds of lost-lid tupperware. But, don’t let the pressure of perfection stop you from having the open shelving (and kitchen) of your dreams!2019-02-15T14:36:00Z77932b12-839e-4ed7-8b10-ca721edc4558https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/02/07/A-Technical-Guide-to-Open-ShelvingA Technical Guide to Open ShelvingOpen shelving is a functional design element that is easy to love. It brings dimension, gives your space a finishing detail and is also a space saving and organization solution. What’s a little more tricky about open shelving are the technical aspects such as construction, installation, or even space planning. The good news is that whether you’re ready to take on a shelving project all on your own, or you plan to leave it to the professionals, there is an open shelving unit that will work well for you.2019-02-07T16:46:00Z37284c01-5dc9-4571-8e68-9e3bed815373https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/02/01/COOL-FINDS-352-Logan-AvenueCOOL FINDS: 352 Logan AvenueWhat's not to love about this gorgeous sun-filled home in South Riverdale?! With its impeccable design features, top-notch finishes throughout, fantastic layout, and not to mention its incredible location, it certainly has a lot going for it - and whoever snatches it up will be one lucky buyer!2019-02-01T16:32:00Z2caf1447-b0d7-4d0f-a21a-9e7c4dc82574https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/01/25/Featured-Development-The-Poet-CondosFeatured Development: The Poet CondosA stylish new development will soon be arriving in one of the city's most iconic neighbourhoods! The Poet Condos is a mid-rise, mixed-use boutique condo complex slated to be built at the corner of Queen Street East & Leslie Street in scenic, vibrant Leslieville. Learn more here!2019-01-25T16:32:00Z881107ad-f853-4e94-af86-e683d8648953https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/01/21/COOL-FINDS-1173-Dundas-St-E-220COOL FINDS: 1173 Dundas St E #220We're big fans of an industrial loft conversion. There's just something about the unique features that reference and respect the history of a space that always piques our interest! Unit 220 at 1173 Dundas St E (aka I-Zone Lofts) in Leslieville is exactly the kind of space we get excited about. This turnkey upgraded industrial loft boasts an array of incredible design features which celebrate the building's roots as a Coca-Cola plant and a knitting mill.2019-01-21T16:06:00Zf6e1c701-efe7-4637-9eae-a0b9fd235c39https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/01/21/What-to-expect-in-2019-for-interest-rates-in-CanadaWhat to expect in 2019 for interest rates in CanadaAlain Lavoie, Mortgage Broker with Capitol Home Lending, provides an overview of what we can expect for interest rates in the coming year. 2019-01-21T13:35:00Z50674e67-dae4-444e-b47a-b8a1df16ef1fhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/01/15/COOL-FINDS-91-Shaw-StCOOL FINDS: 91 Shaw StWhat do you get when you mix historical charm and modern finishes with an incredible location? You get this gem of a place! Ninety-One Shaw boasts everything you could possibly want in the best of downtown living. This exceptionally restored bay-and-gable-style Victorian circa 1896 is loaded with character, plus it's got 2-car parking, a fully self-contained basement suite, and it's located in the illustrious Queen West neighborhood of Niagara - quite literally steps to every amenity imaginable!2019-01-15T12:13:00Zc5b7dd89-20e6-4deb-b76e-908e7969e590https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/01/09/Toronto-Market-Update-for-December-2018Toronto Market Update for December 2018Toronto home sales in December of 2018 were down by 14% year-over-year, while sale prices continued to moderately grow. This is due, in part, to higher borrowing costs coupled with the new mortgage stress test, as well as lower inventory. Keep reading our December 2018 Toronto Market Update to learn more!2019-01-09T14:14:00Zaea70922-3a28-4999-92ce-3f87f29e2e40https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2019/01/08/REMAX-2019-Housing-Market-Outlook-ReportRE/MAX 2019 Housing Market Outlook ReportModest price increases are expected in 2019, as the RE/MAX 2019 Housing Market Outlook estimates the average sales price to increase by 1.7%. Housing markets across the country have stabilized in 2018, after the unprecedented increases in average sales price that many markets experienced in 2017. Continue reading to learn more about where the market is headed this coming year!2019-01-08T14:47:00Z134bd36d-1b29-4aaf-bf10-bfc3dc92c922https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/12/17/COOL-FINDS-116-Sorauren-AvenueCOOL FINDS: 116 Sorauren AvenueNow here's a place that's worth your full attention! This sleek showstopper of a home features on-trend design elements and high-end finishes throughout, and every room looks as if it's straight out of the pages of a design magazine. Being situated just steps to Roncesvalles Avenue and Queen West only adds to its appeal! If you dream of a home that offers impeccable design sensibilities in both its function and form, this one will undoubtedly capture your imagination.2018-12-17T15:48:00Z88958c03-2274-4ba8-b621-48c0963b4092https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/12/14/Featured-Development-Wonder-CondosFeatured Development: Wonder CondosWonder Condos is a stunning new project offering a mixture of hard and soft lofts, condos & townhomes, slated to be built at the corner of Logan Ave and Eastern Ave in vibrant Leslieville. It will restore and revitalize the historic 4-story building that was originally home to the old Weston Bakery, while adding an additional 5 stories to create a distinctive 9-storey midrise-style U-shaped development. Continue reading to learn more about this incredible development!2018-12-14T17:05:00Z07ec79b5-f642-4403-bcd5-4d9f2cf1041ehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/12/12/Toronto-Market-Update-for-November-2018Toronto Market Update for November 2018Toronto largely remains a seller’s market as home sales fell nearly 14% in November, compared with a year ago, as sale prices continued to see moderate growth. This year-over-year decrease is likely the result of a temporary upward shift in demand that we experienced in November 2017, just before the new stress-test rules for federally regulated lenders came into effect in January of this year. Keep reading our November 2018 Toronto Market Update to learn more!2018-12-12T16:18:00Z8a0b8b73-1c7c-4c56-ad27-9633ab1ba4f1https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/12/12/The-Runaway-Home-Why-the-Best-Time-to-Buy-is-NowThe Runaway Home: Why the Best Time to Buy is NowToronto first-time home buyers often believe the best approach to entering the market is to take the extra time to save for a larger down payment in order to reduce their monthly mortgage payment. Unfortunately, given the dynamics of the Toronto real estate market, this thoughtful approach can often cost them their dream home! Continue reading to find out why the best time to buy a home in Toronto is now.2018-12-12T14:01:00Z55be25ab-6366-48ba-99dc-56566d449b4chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/12/04/Clients--Friends-Holiday-Movie-Event-at-the-Fox-TheatreClients & Friends Holiday Movie Event at the Fox Theatre!On Saturday, December 1st, we kicked off the holiday season with our clients and friends at our Holiday Movie Event at the historic Fox Theatre! Check out our photos from the event!2018-12-04T15:09:00Z480e1302-36b9-4b97-8281-774bcb0cf882https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/11/21/FEATURED-LISTING-13-Dixon-AvenueFEATURED LISTING: 13 Dixon AvenueWelcome Home to this stunning 3 bedroom, 2 bath semi in the high-demand Beach Triangle! This beauty has been completely updated throughout with incredible attention to detail.2018-11-21T13:41:00Z407e92fe-ad4f-4e64-9c89-84cad7517253https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/11/16/Toronto-Market-Update-for-October-2018Toronto Market Update for October 2018Toronto home sales climbed in October as new listings fell, pushing prices higher and signalling the city's real estate market is tightening. TREB reported that 7,492 homes sold in the Greater Toronto Area last month, a 6% increase over October of last year. The average sale price for all types of homes climbed 3.5% on a year-over-year basis to $807,340. Keep reading our October 2018 Toronto Market Update to learn more!2018-11-16T14:34:00Zdf1b2190-3c80-4b04-b891-81fce56cb435https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/11/15/Life-and-the-Citys-Guide-to-Holiday-Markets-in-Toronto-2018Life and the City's Guide to Holiday Markets in Toronto 2018The holidays are right around the corner! To get us in a festive mood and help tick holiday shopping off our list, there's no shortage of Christmas and holiday markets in the city. So, brave the chilly air and shop handmade goods, artisan crafts and festive treats - in the words of Buddy the Elf, only a true cotton-headed ninny-muggins would miss these! Here's our guide to the Christmas and holiday markets happening around Toronto this 2018 holiday season...2018-11-15T16:46:00Zc0b8821e-f531-48a0-a063-1316d5b562a3https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/11/13/REMAX-Hallmark-Q3-Toronto-Housing-Market-ReportRE/MAX Hallmark Q3 Toronto Housing Market ReportThe housing market in Toronto has been stabilizing over the course of the third quarter, following a sharp drop in the first two quarters after the implementation of various government regulations. Gradual improvements in prices since the second quarter with increased sales activities in suburbs, fall in Toronto and inventory increase in both areas. Continue reading to learn more about the Toronto housing market in the 3rd quarter of 2018!2018-11-13T15:27:00Z6a6e6174-1fc0-4d04-9f9e-81c058c18f94https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/10/26/Featured-Development-Upper-East-VillageFeatured Development: Upper East VillageSlated to be built at the corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Brentcliffe Road in Leaside, Upper East Village is an extremely anticipated master-planned community development which will present a unique opportunity to realize the full potential of Midtown Toronto’s newest and most exciting area of growth. Continue reading to learn more about Upper East Village!2018-10-26T16:40:00Zd2da54ce-ae07-4bcc-a65c-5f1fa0656127https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/10/19/Toronto-Market-Update-for-September-2018Toronto Market Update for September 2018The Toronto-area housing market continued to make modest year-over-year gains in September, with the average selling price across all housing types, from detached homes to condos, up 2.9% to $796,786. The number of resale home transactions rose 1.9% compared to September of 2017. Keep reading our September 2018 Toronto Market Update to learn more!2018-10-19T14:22:00Z10fdb899-2aa7-4a19-91c9-eff1d7b75bb0https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/10/19/Fire-Prevention-and-Pet-Fire-Safety-TipsFire Prevention and Pet Fire Safety TipsThe holiday season is approaching - which means that it's the ideal time to review the steps to prevent and deal with fires in your home. Continue reading to learn more about the action steps that you can take to be fire-safe, as well as our Pet Fire Safety Tips.2018-10-19T14:14:00Z53238d4d-2513-48b9-93f1-975852009262https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/10/15/Featured-Listing-130-Neptune-Drive-1503Featured Listing: 130 Neptune Drive #1503This large, bright south-facing unit with city views is newly renovated and ready for you to move in! Keep reading to learn more about this beautiful unit!2018-10-15T16:17:00Z4810ab3c-a0fd-4ee2-b2c3-a0052797e32ehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/10/10/Featured-Listing-84-Woodbine-AvenueFeatured Listing: 84 Woodbine AvenueWelcome to 84 Woodbine Avenue! This spacious Beach home is one of the iconic "Painted Ladies" of Woodbine Avenue, and features over 2,800 square feet of living space spread out across four levels, with many upgrades throughout!2018-10-10T12:45:00Z5451cd27-5b2b-43ae-9fd2-63fb2a489e68https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/10/04/COOL-FINDS-55-East-Liberty-St-707COOL FINDS: 55 East Liberty St #707This 2-bedroom-plus-den corner suite with sweeping southeast views is a rare offering at Liberty Village's high-demand Bliss Condos! The unit features an efficient split-bedroom layout with 9 foot ceilings and absolutely no wasted space. Those looking to make this popular neighbourhood their home would do well to snatch this one up!2018-10-04T16:43:00Zdb0083be-0349-4abe-87c5-45b9a7f62908https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/09/27/Featured-Development-The-Poet-CondosFeatured Development: The Poet CondosLocated at Queen St E and Leslie St, The Poet Condominiums is an exciting new urban residence in Leslieville. Discover a vibrant urban lifestyle in one of Toronto’s most iconic neighbourhoods! Unique shops and restaurants, beautiful parklands, easy access to the TTC and more make this development the new home of stylish and convenient living in the city's east end.2018-09-27T14:56:00Zb66d9742-5d4d-450b-b7fa-e5b030cee96bhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/09/25/Fall-Home-Maintenance-ChecklistFall Home Maintenance ChecklistThe days are getting noticeably shorter, and maybe there’s a nip in the air – sure signs that fall has arrived. Now is the perfect time to put these ideas on your to-do list and get your home in shape before winter rolls in! Here is your Fall Home Mainenance Checklist!2018-09-25T15:51:00Zbbddd341-9131-4825-87b7-c9c06c66feb8https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/09/25/August-2018-Toronto-Market-UpdateAugust 2018 Toronto Market UpdateThe Toronto real estate market last month in August performed better than a typical summer market, with an increase of 8% year-over-year in the average sale price for all property types across Toronto, and a 4.7% year-over-year increase in the average sale price for all markets across the GTA. Overall sales were down by 1.5% in Toronto last month, but GTA markets saw an increase of 8.5% year-over-year. Keep reading our August 2018 Toronto Market Update to learn more!2018-09-25T12:23:00Z7a6551cc-b859-4ce7-9538-e38315897466https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/08/17/Featured-Development-Post-Lofts-LeslievilleFeatured Development: Post Lofts LeslievilleThis new boutique loft development in Leslieville combines excellent architecture, design and finishes into one very attractive package!2018-08-17T13:11:00Zb8418049-cbb7-4728-9530-c2e1a2370fdbhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/08/14/REMAX-2018-Recreational-Property-ReportRE/MAX 2018 Recreational Property ReportThe RE/MAX 2018 Recreational Property Report has just been released. This report was jam-packed with a handful of interesting findings, revealing a surge in the recreational property market while Canada’s residential market begins to recover. 2018-08-14T13:32:00Z3b9f73b0-9fe7-4b3c-9f9f-24ba2aab7823https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/08/07/July-2018-Toronto-Market-UpdateJuly 2018 Toronto Market UpdateThere was strong growth for resale properties in Toronto last month in July, with sales up 18.6% year-over-year to 6,961 units. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) reports that the average sales price was up 4.8% to $782,189, including a moderate rise for detached home types. Keep reading our July 2018 Toronto Market Update to learn more about the current market!2018-08-07T13:27:00Zcc16e05d-b758-4792-99bb-88fef0e7e35chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/07/24/COOL-FINDS-68-Broadview-Ave-106COOL FINDS: 68 Broadview Ave #106This absolutely gorgeous, spacious hard loft at Broadview Lofts is chock-full of cool features and luxurious upgrades! It's also situated in high-demand South Riverdale, just steps to the best of Queen East and a short commute to the city core. We've fallen hard (loft) for this one!2018-07-24T13:01:00Z77bf199e-3c24-4d4f-b45e-a9fb34292d5dhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/07/18/June-2018-GTA-Market-UpdateJune 2018 GTA Market UpdateLast month in June, the Toronto real estate market saw a 4.9% increase in the average sale price year-over-year. Meanwhile, there was a 1.3% decrease in the number of sales, which is typical for this time of year. Looking at the GTA market as a whole, there were a number of interesting stats that emerged last month. Have a look at our summary to learn more...2018-07-18T13:03:00Z3352f0c0-eb79-4228-bc75-df6880c8d7c0https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/06/26/Featured-Listing-20-Scrivener-Sq-605Featured Listing: 20 Scrivener Sq #605Bright & spacious one-bedroom plus den suite situated in the heart of Summerhill!2018-06-26T14:13:00Zf6059acb-d919-49f3-9047-0fd1145bba15https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/06/22/A-Guide-to-Farmers-Markets-in-TorontoA Guide to Farmer's Markets in TorontoWeekly Toronto farmers’ markets spring up throughout the city, giving residents and visitors a chance to buy fresh food and connect with farmers and artisans. Grab a reusable bag and pick up fresh fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, meats, soaps and more at one of these markets.2018-06-22T14:07:00Z8996ce82-dca3-41ec-994d-a54f100b2e8ahttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/06/20/Featured-Development-George-CondosFeatured Development: George CondosWant quality condo living in an amazing, walkable neighbourhood, AND with your own backyard? Then George Condos is a project you'll definitely want to know about!2018-06-20T14:01:00Z2f2be081-aec3-496a-a5b5-57c00a2ea4b2https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/06/18/50-Gorgeous-Outdoor-Patio-Design-Ideas50 Gorgeous Outdoor Patio Design IdeasWarmer months mean the chance to sit in the sunshine and enjoy cooking and eating meals with family and friends out in the fresh air. But, is your garden up to scratch for entertaining? Check out our gallery of gorgeous outdoor patios for inspiration on sprucing up your outdoor space!2018-06-18T13:07:00Z17065d32-d3c0-4654-b939-db0ef489c3f2https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/06/14/May-2018-GTA-Market-UpdateMay 2018 GTA Market UpdateThe GTA real estate market continues to be influenced by the mortgage stress test requirements that were introduced at the beginning of the year, as well as by the modest increase in mortgage rates and lower sales of higher-priced luxury homes across the GTA. Keep reading to see more notable stats for the GTA market in May - and what they mean - in our May 2018 Market Update!2018-06-14T13:29:00Z594ca941-1fb2-4031-8901-cfbfc1b1e8bdhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/05/22/2018-REMAX-Recreational-Property-Report2018 RE/MAX Recreational Property ReportThe latest RE/MAX Recreational Property Report has been released, offering insight into buying activity and liveability factors such as who is driving demand, top amenities, and more emerging trends in Canada's popular recreational markets.2018-05-22T13:38:00Zc1edf23c-5499-49ad-b6e6-8ab0f7c06758https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/05/17/April-2018-GTA-Market-UpdateApril 2018 GTA Market UpdateThe average sale price across the GTA came in at $804,584 last month in April, which was down 12.4% compared to the same time last year but 8.8% higher than it was two years ago. Keep reading to see more notable stats for the GTA market in April - and what they mean - in our April 2018 Market Update!2018-05-17T14:08:00Z70f202d4-36b5-4abc-bcd6-22d1aea0ac52https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/05/11/Featured-Listing-42-Camden-St-501Featured Listing: 42 Camden St #501The ultimate downtown oasis!! This sleek and spacious open-concept soft loft is a rare offering at boutique Zen Lofts and boasts the most perfect layout for entertaining, tons of amazing features, plus an incredible Walk Score of 99!2018-05-11T13:29:00Z16186af4-a841-44af-a1e3-110aa91de643https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/04/27/Featured-Listing-282-Lee-AvenueFeatured Listing: 282 Lee AvenueWelcome Home to this cozy & charming rowhome in The Beach! Beautifully updated with modern finishes throughout! Features hardwood floors, a new kitchen with Caesarstone counter tops and stainless steel appliances, a walkout to a spacious 2-tiered deck that's perfect for entertaining, and a lovely covered cedar front porch where you can enjoy your morning coffee!2018-04-27T13:42:00Z784296cd-13b6-4d47-82bc-91b8e20187c2https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/04/12/March-2018-GTA-Market-UpdateMarch 2018 GTA Market UpdateLast month in March, we saw a considerable year-over-year shift in both sales numbers and inventory. Numerous factors including the new mortgage stress test requirements, a modest increase in mortgage rates and lower sales of higher-priced luxury homes across the GTA influenced these results. 2018-04-12T13:40:00Z729f031a-b524-4a9b-9783-771ab9e308echttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/04/03/Featured-Listing-58-Winnifred-AvenueFeatured Listing: 58 Winnifred AvenueLonging to live in Leslieville?! Here's your chance! This detached home has the perfect mix of original charm and modern updates. Features 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 baths (including a renovated upper bath), refinished hardwood floors throughout, and a walk-out to a large deck where you'll entertain friends galore!2018-04-03T14:30:00Za9b7618d-e4b8-430c-988f-ee64a7baee5bhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/03/21/Featured-Listing-94-Hollywood-CresFeatured Listing: 94 Hollywood CresWelcome to Hollywood!! Stunning 3+1 bedroom extra-wide semi located on a tree-lined street in the Upper Beach! Fully renovated with modern finishes throughout. Amazing location!2018-03-21T14:13:00Zab299d91-00f0-4f8d-bc9e-62bdb5e2cbe2https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/03/15/QA-Series-What-You-Should-Know-about-the-Home-Buyers-PlanQ&A Series: What You Should Know about the Home Buyer's PlanThe Home Buyer's Plan is a program that makes home buying more accessible for first-time purchasers in Canada - but here are nine things you should know about it.2018-03-15T15:41:00Z8056006e-81c5-4511-8b12-5e83f4389c3chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/03/12/COOL-FINDS-47-Wrenson-RdCOOL FINDS: 47 Wrenson RdDreaming of the perfect family home located across from a park, in a fantastic pocket of the city? Wake up to this contemporary beauty! With two fully-renovated levels featuring three bedrooms, three baths, an open concept layout, a chef's kitchen, plus a finished basement with another bedroom and a separate entrance, your dreams have literally come true.2018-03-12T15:40:00Z9c800d5e-3a93-4c8f-905c-29d5aadfb2d6https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/02/28/Featured-Listing-32-Trolley-Cres-824Featured Listing: 32 Trolley Cres #824Trade up to Trolley!! This is not your average condo! This super-stylish soft loft at River City 2 in Corktown features 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 879 square feet plus large balcony, and a long list of incredible features.2018-02-28T15:25:00Zf2d90b9c-ab64-43ee-91c1-a8152a7e8a6fhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/02/21/We-Are-Proud-to-be-Part-of-Torontos-Top-BrokerageWe Are Proud to be Part of Toronto's Top Brokerage!The results are in - our brokerage, RE/MAX Hallmark was again the top-producing brokerage in Toronto and surrounding areas in 2017! Out of the top 10 real estate companies across Ajax, Aurora, Pickering, Richmond Hill, Whitby and Toronto, RE/MAX Hallmark accounted for almost 18% of the total number of listing and selling transactions, and for almost 14% of all transactions across all Toronto brokerages last year!2018-02-21T15:14:00Z4c7312a7-5947-4968-a4e6-710f6950e8cehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/02/14/Your-Used-Furniture-Can-Change-A-LifeYour Used Furniture Can Change A LifeHere's why you should donate your gently-used furniture and household goods to Furniture Bank, a Toronto-based charity and social enterprise that helps those in need of a fresh start.2018-02-14T12:24:00Z4849e553-f6ba-49cb-8773-eba0bb71310ehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/02/12/COOL-FINDS-68-Broadview-Ave-213COOL FINDS: 68 Broadview Ave #213It's no secret that we love a true hard-loft conversion, and this one is as stylish as they come! Located in the coveted Broadview Lofts in prime Riverside, it boasts contemporary chic and industrial cool vibes in equal measure, and is packed to the brim with incredible features. If you're looking for a unique space in a fantastic neighbourhood to call home, trust us - your search ends here.2018-02-12T13:41:00Z87a008dc-1668-4705-948b-6b2efd60fc7fhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/01/29/QA-Series-How-the-New-Mortgage-Rules-Might-Affect-YouQ&A Series: How the New Mortgage Rules Might Affect YouIn 2017, Canada posted year-over-year residential price gains across most regions. Now in 2018, many housing markets could see reduced purchasing power resulting from the new OFSI mortgage rules that took effect on January 1st. If you’re among the 37 per cent of Canadians who are not aware of the change in mortgage rules and how they might affect them, read on...2018-01-29T13:01:00Za15a298f-337d-4996-ac9f-873a4d0ded3ahttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/01/25/Toronto-Real-Estate-Market-Update-for-January-December-2017Toronto Real Estate Market Update for January-December 2017This is the time of year when many homeowners and prospective buyers look to the sales trends in their neighbourhoods and in areas throughout the city in the past year, to understand what's been happening in the market and where it may be headed in the year to come. The infographic in this post provides a snapshop of the 2017 Toronto real estate market.2018-01-25T12:28:00Zdd08a9fb-4ea8-46fb-98df-69b1fffea075https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/01/15/December-2017-GTA-Market-UpdateDecember 2017 GTA Market UpdateThis past year, we saw a considerable shift in the sales-to-prices ratio as a number of major factors came into play. The number of total sales decreased by 18% in 2017, while the final average for the entire year came out to a 12.7% increase over 2016's numbers. Conditions in the Toronto area remained on trend last month, with a higher than typical number of new listings, remaining very moderately in seller's market territory. Continue reading our December 2017 GTA Market Update to learn more...2018-01-15T13:12:00Zbb8d5243-3341-4a01-902f-258427ab6baehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/01/12/COOL-FINDS-530-Indian-Grove-708COOL FINDS: 530 Indian Grove #708This gorgeous two-storey, open-concept penthouse suite is seriously magazine-worthy! With 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a walk-in closet in the master, a Scavolini kitchen and tons of amazing features, this really is one of the most exceptional listings in the current market that we've come across.2018-01-12T12:57:00Zd7885b18-9150-4d39-88d9-c73bacbfbd3bhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2018/01/11/2018-REMAX-Housing-Market-Outlook-Report2018 RE/MAX Housing Market Outlook ReportThe newly-released 2018 RE/MAX Housing Market Outlook Report looks back at Canadian housing market trends in 2017 and outlines which trends we will likely see in the year ahead. Continue reading to see the GTA Housing Market Report and the full 2018 RE/MAX Housing Market Outlook Report.2018-01-11T13:56:00Ze021a5e7-6e79-4fbe-9a42-05698a704962https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/12/15/COOL-FINDS-36-Ivy-AvenueCOOL FINDS: 36 Ivy AvenueThis charming, cottage-like detached home in the high-demand Blake-Jones pocket of South Riverdale offers so much untapped potential, at a price point that's ideal for first-time buyers! Read more...2017-12-15T14:58:00Z4e522d7a-ccce-4fca-af39-eeb4b146ea48https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/12/12/November-2017-GTA-Market-UpdateNovember 2017 GTA Market UpdateA wave of new listings in the Toronto area pushed home prices even lower in November, as sellers rushed to lock in deals in advance of the new mortgage qualification rules, which are set to take effect in the new year. Continue reading to learn more about the November real estate market.2017-12-12T13:35:00Z1a366887-bf18-4215-8251-442368ba54aahttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/12/05/COOL-FINDS-384-Sunnyside-Ave-309COOL FINDS: 384 Sunnyside Ave #309Taking up three levels of the Bell Tower of Abbey Lofts in high-demand Roncesvalles Village, this stunning loft boasts so many incredible features that only a unit in a church conversion can have!2017-12-05T13:47:00Z4164d9d4-81f0-4956-a278-ecb98306e517https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/11/21/QA-SERIES-Family-Friendly-CondosQA SERIES: Family-Friendly CondosThe phrase “family-friendly condo” was once an oxymoron; Toronto's condo dwellers used to be a fairly equal mix of first-time buyers and empty-nesters. But as more young families are choosing to live downtown, or close to it, this emerging housing segment is a significant change that has been noted by building developers and City planners alike.2017-11-21T13:32:00Z6f542737-e417-4be6-8547-7e91d14872fbhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/11/08/Featured-Listing-360-Keewatin-AvenueFeatured Listing: 360 Keewatin AvenueWelcome Home to this absolutely STUNNING 3+1 bedroom, 3 bath semi on a massive 200ft+ lot with direct access into Sherwood Park! Fully renovated with modern finishes throughout!2017-11-08T13:31:00Zf3531744-105c-49d3-8d4c-2507b4d52dc8https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/11/02/QA-SERIES-Finding-A-Home-in-a-Top-Rated-School-DistrictQA SERIES: Finding A Home in a Top-Rated School DistrictIf you have school-aged kids, deciding on whether to move, and what area to move to, often comes down to the schools that your children attend. As such, determining the best school districts can be one of the most important considerations for families when hunting for a new house. But how do you know where the top-rated schools are located?2017-11-02T13:55:00Z89d2ff42-1c54-4200-9f02-604c58823c5bhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/11/01/COOL-FINDS-280-Withrow-AvenueCOOL FINDS: 280 Withrow AvenueWhat better way to re-launch our Cool Finds series than to feature this absolute stunner of a home! Located in the Blake-Jones pocket of Riverdale, 280 Withrow Avenue is the kind of property that checks all the boxes, and then some! It's a rare new-build in this neighbourhood, and its contemporary-meets-traditional aesthetic will surely appeal to many potential buyers.2017-11-01T13:58:00Zff50dda3-8cc1-4da3-89c6-344874971908https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/10/27/QA-SERIES-New-Mortgage-Stress-TestQA SERIES: New Mortgage Stress TestBy now, you've undoubtedly heard about the latest mortgage lending restrictions that were recently announced by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI). Here is an overview of what these changes mean, and how they will impact buyers in 2018.2017-10-27T12:21:00Zac8bb76c-a381-453b-bb83-bf7cb23119eehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/10/24/NEW-DEVELOPMENT-SPOTLIGHT-Eight-Forty-CondosNEW DEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT: Eight Forty CondosThis week we're featuring Eight Forty Condos, a new condo project by Worsley Urban Developments that is slated to be built in the St. Clair-Humewood district of Hillcrest Village. The project is currently in the pre-construction phase, but once complete, it will surely transform the neighbourhood's skyline and be recognized as one of Midtown Toronto’s most iconic new buildings. Read on to find out more about Eight Forty on St. Clair!2017-10-24T13:41:00Za9fb352b-837a-4829-a3d6-20e6c91a97c6https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/10/19/NEW-DEVELOPMENT-SPOTLIGHT-Canary-CommonsNEW DEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT: Canary CommonsHere's a new development we are very excited to tell you all about - Canary Commons! We just attended a VIP Broker event for this project and are loving what we've learned about it, and all that it has to offer. We think you'll love it too!2017-10-19T14:32:00Z3b08609a-756f-4061-8723-447895ffe133https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/10/19/QA-SERIES-Pre-ConstructionsQA SERIES: Pre-ConstructionsA question that we often hear is in regards to new-build condo developments and pre-construction projects: How do you access the best units before they get snapped up in pre-sale events? This is a great question because it highlights a common misconception we have often noticed - that many people are unaware that as Realtors at one of the top brokerages in the city, we have access to the best pricing and floor plans at a development's first launch. 2017-10-19T13:08:00Z194bf839-c264-442d-8c56-73e07b2d7857https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/10/10/September-2017-GTA-Market-UpdateSeptember 2017 GTA Market UpdateThe September real estate market saw some dramatic changes in certain GTA neighbourhoods, while others are still doing very well. Overall, current conditions represent the perfect opportunity for a buyer to find a home they fall in love with AND negotiate with the seller one-on-one - a major shift from trends eariler this year. Here is a summary of other significant real estate milestones and notable stats for August 2017.2017-10-10T13:23:00Ze153f35f-d6d9-41a1-a99e-0b374eecc3cbhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/09/29/QA-SERIES-Where-We-WorkQA SERIES: Where We WorkOne of the misconceptions that we have been hearing most often is in regards to what locations we work in, and what property types we help our clients buy and sell. Many times, in conversation with existing or prospective clients, we'll hear things like: "I'm interested in purchasing a (home/condo) in (the west end/downtown/midtown), but I know you don't work in (condos/homes) in (that location)". The reality is that we don't specialize in just one type of property or location - we work with all types of residential properties and in communities GTA-wide!2017-09-29T14:43:00Za752e5f0-b5f6-48e8-8004-1f029836bc31https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/09/29/Featured-Listing-4838-Valera-Road-SOLDFeatured Listing: 4838 Valera Road *SOLD*Spacious semi in prime Alton Village! Close to all amenities, parks, fantastic schools, excellent location for commuters.2017-09-29T13:11:00Za853e790-02e8-4cf7-bd39-58f187b50ff2https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/09/21/QA-SERIES-Moving-Outside-of-the-GTAQA SERIES: Moving Outside of the GTAWhat do you do if you need to make a move to another city in Canada, or if you want to buy a different type of property? While we specialize in a variety of locations and property types, there are certain ones that lie outside of our areas of expertise. For this, we can connect you with an amazing real estate professional from our country-wide network. Learn more here!2017-09-21T13:08:00Z22a553ba-dd27-4770-a783-0fbe3e04a65chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/09/14/August-2017-GTA-Market-UpdateAugust 2017 GTA Market UpdateLast month in August, we saw a slight decrease in the average sale price for all property types, yet the number of sales increased by 7.4%. The average sales price for a detached home also dipped below the $1mill mark again. Here is a summary of other significant real estate milestones and notable stats for August 2017.2017-09-14T15:40:00Z84f8b538-5743-4140-9c6a-34e5c9494cabhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/09/14/QA-SERIES-Understanding-Income-PropertiesQA SERIES: Understanding Income PropertiesHave you ever considered owning a rental property? ou likely already know that it's a fantastic way to supplement your income and help pay your mortgage, but many people are at a loss when it comes to the process of acquiring one - what to look for, how to set it up, how to maintain it, etc. Learn more here!2017-09-14T14:31:00Zbab19b69-d2cc-4311-a16c-ec7562d8b915https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/09/07/QA-SERIES-Buying-vs-Renting-in-Todays-MarketQA SERIES: Buying vs. Renting in Today's MarketHere's a question you've likely considered, or you may know someone who is currently debating the issue: Is it best to rent or buy in Toronto today? Yes, we are real estate agents, so you probably expect us to say, "Buy". And you wouldn't be wrong...but hear us out. 2017-09-07T13:53:00Z73614ac9-3190-4629-9c4c-f129cc99cf84https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/08/17/July-2017-GTA-Market-UpdateJuly 2017 GTA Market UpdateHere's a detailed look at what happened in the GTA real estate market in July.2017-08-17T13:46:00Z49339b20-3f40-4a3d-ab9a-25c4f9efe457https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/08/01/GTA-Market-Update-for-Summer-2017GTA Market Update for Summer 2017Despite the shifting market, GTA housing values remain strong2017-08-01T12:54:00Z9587219d-e849-471b-91c5-05b2ad14788chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/06/29/Attention-BuyersAttention Buyers!Thinking about buying? Here's why right now is the ideal time.2017-06-29T14:52:00Z621e172b-0c2a-418a-8ac7-23e5d6c27142https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/05/11/GTA-Real-Estate-Update-for-April-2017GTA Real Estate Update for April 2017April was another month of real estate milestones! Here are the market highlights and inforgraphics with stats for districts throughout the GTA.2017-05-11T14:18:00Zfbfdc5d8-7836-4077-82c7-1509868a8a81https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/04/28/Easter-Fundraiser-Event-2017Easter Fundraiser Event 2017!Our Easter fundraiser event on April 2nd was a huge success! Check out the photos here!2017-04-28T14:21:00Z97a7f0f2-d2e8-4671-8faf-a3b3af93ed71https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/04/28/Life-and-the-Citys-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-April-28th--%7C--Stunning-Semi-in-Danforth-VillageLife and the City's Cool Finds Pick for April 28th | Stunning Semi in Danforth Village!This absolutely stunning & tastefully renovated semi is nestled on one of the most coveted tree-lined streets in Danforth Village!2017-04-28T14:05:00Z03b15de7-487a-4eb9-b294-444d94e29234https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/04/25/Life-and-the-Citys-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-April-25th--%7C--Rock-Star-Loft-in-Iconic-Leslieville-BuildingLife and the City's Cool Finds Pick for April 25th | Rock Star Loft in Iconic Leslieville Building!This spectacular loft in Leslieville's iconic i-Zone building features over 1,500 sq ft of restored, refurbished and upgraded space!2017-04-25T13:24:00Z369f684e-0a2a-483b-8abc-c96b59a3a8f2https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/04/20/Details-on-the-Ontario-Fair-Housing-PlanDetails on the Ontario Fair Housing PlanWe have received numerous inquiries today regarding the 16-point plan implemented by the Ontario Government. The most pressing question we are being asked is about the 15% Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST) and the implementation details/timing.2017-04-20T13:17:00Z9e9caa81-487e-4f8c-afda-9858ee0353adhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/04/10/Heres-what-happened-in-the-GTAs-real-estate-markets-in-March-2017Here's what happened in the GTA's real estate markets in March 2017Here are the March 2017 market highlights and inforgraphics with stats for districts throughout the GTA.2017-04-10T12:57:00Z35bf7f9f-e1ac-413b-9366-01e8566e072chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/03/08/Heres-what-happened-in-the-GTAs-real-estate-markets-in-February-2017Here's what happened in the GTA's real estate markets in February 2017Here are the February 2017 market highlights and inforgraphics with stats for districts throughout the GTA.2017-03-08T13:16:00Z21fff227-f765-4103-9cbb-2f494802092chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/03/06/Happy-Birthday-TorontoHappy Birthday Toronto!We love this fantastic new ad showcasing the best of our beautiful city! Watch it here!2017-03-06T13:02:00Z433d85f9-be5d-4b20-aeaf-1df1fe75e8a1https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/03/03/Life-and-the-Citys-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-March-3rd--%7C--Stylish-Hard-Loft-in-NiagaraLife and the City's Cool Finds Pick for March 3rd | Stylish Hard Loft in Niagara!This is a rarely available 1-bedroom hard loft in the historic Massey Harris Lofts building! This stylish, well-designed unit boasts some incredible features and a fantastic location.2017-03-03T14:51:00Z017c9264-0d03-4469-a863-9323f2f9ea8fhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/03/01/Life-and-the-Citys-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-March-1st--%7C--Charming-South-Riverdale-Edwardian-Style-HomeLife and the City's Cool Finds Pick for March 1st | Charming South Riverdale Edwardian-Style Home!Character and charm abound in this heritage J.Lennox Edwardian-style home! Located in a fantastic neighbourhood, this home features many recent upgrades that compliment its original accents throughout.2017-03-01T13:12:00Za5d602ee-0e80-4b7d-a372-bbe207ad301ehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/02/17/Changes-to-Toronto-Land-Transfer-Tax-Coming-March-1-2017Changes to Toronto Land Transfer Tax Coming March 1, 2017City of Toronto Council has just approved changes to the Toronto Land Transfer Tax that will mean additional Toronto LTT costs for some home buyers with a closing date on or after March 1, 2017, when it will be harmonized with the provincial LTT.2017-02-17T13:18:00Zfb5a7346-4008-49a7-89c0-c93925117524https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/02/13/Life-and-the-Citys-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Feb-13th--%7C--Gorgeous-2-Storey-Loft-Style-CondoLife and the City's Cool Finds Pick for Feb 13th | Gorgeous 2-Storey Loft-Style Condo!Our latest Cool Finds pick is a gorgeous 2-storey, 1+1 bedroom, open-concept loft-style condo with terrace, located just off King & Bathurst!2017-02-13T13:33:00Z559a25f5-fdec-41f3-8b82-fa91e1863641https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/02/10/Heres-what-happened-in-GTA-real-estate-markets-in-January-2017Here's what happened in GTA real estate markets in January 2017Here are the January 2017 market stats for districts throughout the GTA, as well as our Market Report Summary!2017-02-10T14:28:00Z86c18f40-61df-4341-80b4-94bff2abbeeahttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/02/10/7-key-facts-you-need-to-know-about-the-2017-Toronto-housing-market7 key facts you need to know about the 2017 Toronto housing marketHere are some highlights from TREB's Market Year-In-Review and Outlook for 2017.2017-02-10T12:56:00Zbe108212-84b9-41b4-8249-b49c5cc4202bhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/02/08/Life-and-the-Citys-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Feb-8th--%7C--Stunning-Loft-in-Liberty-VillageLife and the City's Cool Finds Pick for Feb 8th | Stunning Loft in Liberty Village!This loft at the innovatively-designed Liberty Market Lofts is truly spectacular! The SW corner suite features a rare wrap-around deck, massive windows and unbelievable ceiling height. Just check out all that light!2017-02-08T14:10:00Zdd441ce9-ec2c-4cc2-a45d-d80b9638d0a5https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/02/03/6-Ways-to-Reduce-Your-Mortgage-Costs6 Ways to Reduce Your Mortgage CostsThe new year is a good time for a financial health check. And since for most homeowners’ financial well-being is directly linked to your mortgage costs, re-evaluating your mortgage is key. Keep reading to find out some of the ways you can reduce your mortgage costs.2017-02-03T13:34:00Zb220c457-19e7-4987-a408-9d079081aaa0https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/02/03/Life-and-the-Citys-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Feb-3rd--%7C--Sleek--Stylish-3-Storey-Riverdale-TownhomeLife and the City's Cool Finds Pick for Feb 3rd | Sleek & Stylish 3-Storey Riverdale TownhomeUnbelievably gorgeous townhome in east Riverdale! This super-stylish home has been renovated with top-quality finishes throughout - nothing to do but move in!2017-02-03T13:29:00Zcc6354e0-3a8c-4c23-997a-eb15c36b0759https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/01/19/CMHC-Default-Mortgage-Premium-IncreaseCMHC Default Mortgage Premium IncreaseAs you may have heard in the news, CMHC just announced an increase to their default mortgage premium rates, effective March 17th 2017. What has changed, and what is the impact? Read more to find out.2017-01-19T13:25:00Zbfc3a411-87a6-4dbb-94c0-8bcbb8ed91d8https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/01/18/New-Ontario-LTT-Rebate-for-First-Time-BuyersNew Ontario LTT Rebate for First-Time BuyersFirst-time home buyers are now eligible to get $4,000 off the Canadian dream! Read more...2017-01-18T13:45:00Ze9285503-177a-4e53-b8b7-82025fb6c8f9https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/01/15/GTA-Market-Stats-for-December-2016GTA Market Stats for December 2016Here are the December 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2017-01-15T13:42:00Za48547d9-8090-4f30-a5ae-ef9b460e2115https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2017/01/13/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-January-13th---%7C---Modern-Character-Filled-Victorian-in-RiverdaleLaura's Cool Finds Pick for January 13th | Modern, Character-Filled Victorian in Riverdale!This detached 2.5 storey Victorian is a rare find in the Riverdale neighbourhood! Filled with both character and modern conveniences. Read more...2017-01-13T14:34:00Z713e1de7-76fb-4410-abce-14e8d8ac2b6chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/12/16/GTA-Market-Stats-for-November-2016GTA Market Stats for November 2016Here are the November 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-12-16T13:50:00Z6da001d1-1b64-42fa-a8a8-8e2e4dc15be4https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/11/25/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Nov-26th---%7C---Trinity-Bellwoods-StunnerMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for Nov 26th | Trinity-Bellwoods Stunner!This home is seriously gorgeous!! Custom, top-notch upgrades from top to bottom, with countless features - and located steps from the best that downtown living can offer!2016-11-25T13:12:00Z89cebe85-4b08-470d-a22d-57407b8d2faehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/11/22/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Nov-2nd---%7C---Stunning-Renovated-Victorian-in-Prime-RiversideLaura's Cool Finds Pick for Nov 2nd | Stunning Renovated Victorian in Prime Riverside!This beautiful, airy home has been fully renovated and landscaped, and is located on a prime tree-lined street in the high-demand Riverside!2016-11-22T13:35:00Z15df43ef-67a0-4476-8cb8-9731166bdd2dhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/11/17/GTA-Market-Stats-for-October-2016GTA Market Stats for October 2016Here are the October 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-11-17T13:14:00Z3791329f-f1bb-4b9c-a9c9-dc7d68a0e46dhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/10/20/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Oct-20th---%7C---Modern-Executive-Townhome-in-NiagaraMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for Oct 20th | Modern Executive Townhome in Niagara!This ultra-modern, 2-level executive townhome has been renovated with tons of upgrades throughout! 2016-10-20T10:15:00Zcfdf8d79-ea70-4108-bdb4-d24ff46e8a63https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/10/18/Mortgage-Qualification-Policy-Change-ExplainedMortgage Qualification Policy Change, ExplainedJoanna Lang, Mortgage Advisor with The Lang Team, explains the change to mortgage rules that just took effect. 2016-10-18T12:19:00Zbcdc8fab-78cb-4e4b-aba0-8bf36bb28499https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/10/13/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Oct-13th---%7C---Gorgeous-Renovated-Upper-Beach-SemiLaura's Cool Finds Pick for Oct 13th | Gorgeous Renovated Upper Beach Semi!This home is a show stopper! It's been fully renovated throughout and has tons of fantastic features - plus it's in the Upper Beach!2016-10-13T11:21:00Z7a091527-d076-4473-a2b0-635272a42138https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/10/11/GTA-Market-Stats-for-September-2016GTA Market Stats for September 2016Here are the September 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-10-11T13:53:00Zce3dbc11-8f86-47dc-9e7a-964ff4f122abhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/10/05/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Oct-5th---%7C---Lovely-Semi-with-Charm-and-Modern-UpdatesMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for Oct 5th | Lovely Semi with Charm and Modern UpdatesThis stunning semi has great modern updates throughout, and charming features to match!2016-10-05T13:24:00Zf95ad5ac-e762-4760-9c1b-64807d0ced05https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/09/28/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Sept-28th---%7C--Unique-Authentic-Loft-in-LeslievilleLaura's Cool Finds Pick for Sept 28th | Unique Authentic Loft in Leslieville!This authentic loft in Leslieville's iconic Wrigley Building features a stunning combination of original details with modern design elements!2016-09-28T13:37:00Z8ccae8bb-9d3d-4db5-be4e-6f9fd9d103d5https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/09/22/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Sept-22nd---%7C---Stunning-Contemporary-Beach-SemiMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for Sept 22nd | Stunning Contemporary Beach SemiThis contemporary semi in The Beach has been renovated to the studs so there's absolutely nothing to do but move in!2016-09-22T12:50:00Z3e8becae-7fa8-463e-9363-82c603f50e50https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/09/19/GTA-Market-Stats-for-August-2016GTA Market Stats for August 2016Here are the August 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-09-19T13:57:00Zc58e38dc-cc42-4874-bac8-a79875f38c08https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/09/16/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Sept-16th---%7C---Spacious-Victorian-Offering-Huge-Investment-OpportunityLaura's Cool Finds Pick for Sept 16th | Spacious Victorian Offering Huge Investment Opportunity!This beautiful, light-filled Victorian boasts 4 full units - live in one and rent out the others!2016-09-16T19:22:00Z6492790b-b56e-4da3-8bb4-e359016357cfhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/08/16/GTA-Market-Stats-for-July-2016GTA Market Stats for July 2016Here are the July 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-08-16T11:20:00Zc8052498-73f5-4f0b-8fb4-67488ca1786fhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/08/11/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-August-11th---%7C---Beautiful-Family-Home-in-RiverdaleMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for August 11th | Beautiful Family Home in Riverdale!This beautiful 3-bedroom home is located in the highly desirable Riverdale neighbourhood and boasts tons of fantastic features!2016-08-11T13:57:00Zebee9d6b-d31f-410a-8993-95304109a2dchttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/08/09/Where-Toronto-detached-home-prices-are-rising-the-fastestWhere Toronto detached home prices are rising the fastestOur brokerage, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty, has just released a report that examines and maps out where prices for detached homes are rising the fastest throughout the city. Read the report here...2016-08-09T11:44:00Ze5d6d350-ffd5-49f8-b184-48863a14ae2dhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/07/21/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-July-21st---%7C---Gorgeous-Sprawling-Loft-Conversion-in-LeslievilleLaura's Cool Finds Pick for July 21st | Gorgeous, Sprawling Loft Conversion in Leslieville!Prime Leslieville authentic loft conversion with lots of character and unique features!2016-07-21T14:11:00Za269769b-dc68-4872-99eb-970cf2716d71https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/07/14/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-July-14th---%7C---First-Time-Buyers-Dream-HomeMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for July 14th | First-Time Buyer's Dream Home!This bright & spacious, 2 story detached home features 3+1 bedrooms, 2 baths and parking for 2 cars. At under $500,000, this is a first-time buyer's dream home!2016-07-14T13:45:00Ze61889ce-9902-4561-a836-c061f174ead7https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/07/13/GTA-Market-Stats-for-June-2016GTA Market Stats for June 2016Here are the June 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA. 2016-07-13T13:49:00Zdad4bbfd-ce47-4b86-a236-9529b7a9c059https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/07/02/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-July-2nd---%7C---Stunning-Semi-in-the-Heart-of-Davisville-VillageLaura's Cool Finds Pick for July 2nd | Stunning Semi in the Heart of Davisville Village!This is an absolutely stunning semi-detached home in the heart of Davisville Village. Everything is beautifully done and it is ready for you to move in! 2016-07-02T14:12:00Ze44f2576-bd2f-47ce-b662-dfcd2c1670c5https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/06/25/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-June-25th---%7C---Stunning-Semi-in-the-Beach-TriangleMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for June 25th | Stunning Semi in the Beach Triangle!This is an incredible home located in the highly-coveted Beach Triangle neighbourhood! Top notch upgrades and finished to perfection!2016-06-25T13:56:00Zd4257ad1-6351-4927-a5c8-3adc17f15026https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/06/17/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-June-17th---%7C---Incredible-Penthouse-with-Breathtaking-ViewsMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for June 17th | Incredible Penthouse with Breathtaking Views!Miranda's Cool Finds pick for June 17th is an absolutely incredible, rarely offered penthouse with the most breathtaking views from every room!2016-06-17T14:44:00Z9501d11f-61bd-4e8f-bdcb-7e538b22cceehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/06/15/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-June-15th---%7C---Gorgeous-Condo-at-The-BerczyLaura's Cool Finds Pick for June 15th | Gorgeous Condo at The Berczy!Laura's Cool Finds pick for June 15th is a beautiful 2 bedrooms + den, 3 bath condo suite at The Berczy, a heritage-inspired building within the historic St. Lawrence Market area!2016-06-15T14:08:00Za36cfedb-d34d-49ea-af2d-3fcc2233e036https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/06/09/GTA-Market-Stats-for-May-2016GTA Market Stats for May 2016Here are the May 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA. 2016-06-09T11:26:00Z78991140-1faf-4990-a544-21d708f07081https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/05/30/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-May-30th---%7C---3-Storey-Freehold-Townhome-in-the-BeachLaura's Cool Finds Pick for May 30th | 3-Storey Freehold Townhome in the Beach!Laura's Cool Finds pick for May 30th is a 3-storey, 3+1 bedroom, 4 bath freehold townhome that's located directly across from Lake Ontario! This place has a ton of great features...2016-05-30T12:33:00Z773eabdb-bae4-4126-934a-94454baffd50https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/05/20/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-May-21st---%7C---Gorgeous-Home-in-Prime-RiverdaleMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for May 21st! | Gorgeous Home in Prime Riverdale!Miranda's Cool Finds pick for May 21st is an absolutely gorgeous, fully renovated home on tree-lined Dearborne Avenue in sought-after Riverdale!2016-05-20T14:49:00Z74729d57-3151-48e6-b2f1-11f6f3649ebbhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/05/13/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-May-13th---%7C---Stunning-Loft-in-North-RiverdaleLaura's Cool Finds Pick for May 13th! | Stunning Loft in North RiverdaleLaura's Cool Finds pick for May 13th is a unique and absolutely stunning 3-storey loft in North Riverdale! It's located in a New York style walk-up building, which we rarely see in Toronto.2016-05-13T11:44:00Z9f08c3a5-c9a6-4ae0-9f8d-60c8d0caa9b6https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/05/09/GTA-Market-Stats-for-April-2016GTA Market Stats for April 2016A look at the April 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-05-09T12:36:00Z32c5fcc8-5706-4776-9a5a-8b46d3259b2dhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/05/07/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-May-8th---%7C---Freehold-Townhome-in-Sherwood-ParkLaura's Cool Finds Pick for May 8th! | Freehold Townhome in Sherwood ParkLaura's Cool Finds pick for May 8th is a freehold townhome in Sherwood Park that features clean, classic, mid-century modern design elements. Read more...2016-05-07T09:16:00Ze3b56138-9334-423a-a33b-7d6c4c202b9chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/05/07/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-May-7th---%7C---Modern-Spacious-LoftMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for May 7th! | Modern, Spacious LoftMiranda's Cool Finds pick for May 7th is an ultra-modern loft in the heart of the city! Read more...2016-05-07T09:08:00Z7c64407e-099c-422e-90c3-cc07c2beb091https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/04/29/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-April-30thLaura's Cool Finds Pick for April 30th!Laura's cool real estate find for April 30th, 2016!2016-04-29T12:43:00Z90811116-4fcb-417f-bd6c-4e823f4115b8https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/04/20/GTA-Market-Stats-for-March-2016GTA Market Stats for March 2016A look at the March 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-04-20T13:35:00Z98c9b53f-b11c-4566-abb4-95d500fc87a4https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/04/20/191-Carlton-St-is-BlogTOs-House-of-the-Week191 Carlton St is BlogTO's House of the Week!Our recent listing in Cabbagetown, a stunning modern Victorian home, is BlogTO's current House of the Week!2016-04-20T11:19:00Z0914b795-1cfd-491c-81b0-83fdf767b692https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/04/15/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-April-16thLaura's Cool Finds Pick for April 16th!Laura's cool real estate find for April 16th, 2016!2016-04-15T12:58:00Zd17cf0d4-2912-4cf5-aa96-63cac0f5b7adhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/04/14/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-April-14thMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for April 14th!Miranda's cool real estate find for April 14th, 2016!2016-04-14T12:28:00Zf112afc8-d747-4600-8f19-1dc69bcb16a4https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/04/11/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-April-11thLaura's Cool Finds Pick for April 11th!Laura's cool real estate find for April 11th, 2016!2016-04-11T13:35:00Z66be5809-d2b9-4e78-86ec-38df428c9d49https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/04/10/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-April-10thMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for April 10th!Miranda's cool real estate find for April 10th, 2016!2016-04-10T09:48:00Z2c1b73b5-c297-4e18-94e8-b1bd24c83f55https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/04/03/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-April-4thLaura's Cool Finds Pick for April 4th!Laura's cool real estate find for April 4th, 2016!2016-04-03T14:33:00Z170ca3c4-c5c7-4227-85a9-c16f8cc28d9ehttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/04/01/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-April-1stMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for April 1st!Mrianda's cool real estate find for April 1st, 2016!2016-04-01T13:33:00Zeffeb927-b62f-46ff-85e6-e5698917e39bhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/03/24/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-March-25thMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for March 25th!Mrianda's cool real estate find for March 25th, 2016!2016-03-24T14:58:00Z790234f2-852d-49da-9f37-6dd033f06fd0https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/03/16/GTA-Market-Stats-for-February-2016GTA Market Stats for February 2016A look at the February 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-03-16T13:37:00Zdad32719-5718-49d9-98ec-72455fd0540dhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/03/14/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-March-14thLaura's Cool Finds Pick for March 14th!Laura's cool real estate find for March 14th, 2016!2016-03-14T11:36:00Zbbfa6671-d8c0-4364-bec1-e150372e8525https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/03/11/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-March-11thMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for March 11th!Mrianda's cool real estate find for March 11th, 2016!2016-03-11T15:06:00Z6367e4ac-4c19-4b1c-b989-91893d44cf10https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/03/07/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-March-7thLaura's Cool Finds Pick for March 7th!Laura's cool real estate find for March 7th, 2016!2016-03-07T11:15:00Zad7d14b9-a31c-4bec-9c2b-821fd7beefedhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/03/07/Mirandas-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-March-7thMiranda's Cool Finds Pick for March 7th!Mrianda's cool real estate find for March 7th, 2016!2016-03-07T10:45:00Z44ffc312-3af1-496e-be87-3b2d0a80db41https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/02/26/Lauras-Cool-Finds-Pick-for-Feb-26thLaura's Cool Finds Pick for Feb 26th!Laura's cool real estate find for February 26th, 2016!2016-02-26T14:56:00Z02edaf6e-29d5-4fe2-8d4a-e5d3cad429cchttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/02/19/REMAX-Hallmark-Scholarship-ProgramRE/MAX Hallmark Scholarship ProgramRE/MAX Hallmark Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2016 Semester!2016-02-19T12:18:00Z1f3572d4-e059-4435-a1c6-89c153b5a11chttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/02/18/Cool-Finds-for-Feb-18th---Mirandas-PickCool Finds for Feb 18th - Miranda's Pick!Miranda's cool real estate find for February 18th, 2016!2016-02-18T15:18:00Z95fc12ae-18e1-42ff-83fd-3cbf54b3c5ffhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/02/18/Cool-Finds-for-Feb-18th---Lauras-PickCool Finds for Feb 18th - Laura's Pick!Laura's cool real estate find for February 18th, 2016!2016-02-18T14:08:00Zebbcb7cd-d697-4bf6-8da6-0b30576193fbhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/02/12/GTA-Market-Stats-for-January-2016GTA Market Stats for January 2016A look at the January 2016 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-02-12T14:15:00Z7486225a-ffa4-4559-b949-538f443ddfebhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/02/12/Cool-Finds-for-Feb-12th---Mirandas-PickCool Finds for Feb 12th - Miranda's Pick!Miranda's cool real estate find for February 12th, 2016!2016-02-12T13:57:00Z85cebf33-31a2-4d68-8384-e93936ccb9adhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/02/12/Cool-Finds-for-Feb-12th---Lauras-PickCool Finds for Feb 12th - Laura's Pick!Laura's cool real estate find for February 12th, 2016!2016-02-12T13:35:00Z0c5381b4-1fcf-4f07-bf7c-cc844fa8ebdbhttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/02/05/Cool-Finds-for-Feb-5th--Mirandas-PickCool Finds for Feb 5th -Miranda's Pick!Miranda's cool real estate find for February 5th, 2016!2016-02-05T14:42:00Ze6b6b72a-a630-42cd-8e61-909aef80c266https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/02/05/Cool-Finds-for-Feb-5th---Lauras-PickCool Finds for Feb 5th - Laura's Pick!Laura's cool real estate find for February 5th, 2016!2016-02-05T14:11:00Z2570a582-8129-41b5-a086-1d0cb69d9218https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/01/26/GTA-Market-Stats-for-December-2015GTA Market Stats for December 2015A look at the December 2015 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2016-01-26T14:14:00Z6e4a8f93-ad82-4fd6-bfea-373bcc1eeea3https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2016/01/12/Steady-average-price-appreciation-over-close-to-two-decades--makes-GTA-housing-market-a-global-anomaly-says-REMAX-HallmarkSteady average price appreciation over close to two decades makes GTA housing market a global anomaly, says RE/MAX HallmarkRead more to find out what one of Toronto's top real estate brokerages, RE/MAX Hallmark, thinks of the current and upcoming market2016-01-12T12:33:00Z899374e4-c6e9-4370-953c-d75358415d61https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2015/12/15/Changes-to-down-payment-requirements-coming-February-15-2016Changes to down payment requirements coming February 15, 2016You may have heard about the major policy change to down payment requirements that is expected to be announced by the Federal government. To give a better idea on what this policy change is about and how it may affect buyers, here is a guide to the policy change and how it may affect buyers. 2015-12-15T13:52:00Zbdbe24f8-edd0-43e6-8746-925463863b0ahttps://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2015/12/15/GTA-Market-Stats-for-November-2015-GTA Market Stats for November 2015 A look at the November 2015 market stats for districts throughout the GTA.2015-12-15T11:27:00Ze2a21b3a-d62f-4d32-8427-f2880ec29c65https://lifeandthecity.com/Blog/2015/12/14/Holiday--Winter-Fire-SafetyHoliday & Winter Fire SafetyResidential fires take their toll every day, every year, in lost lives, injuries, and destroyed property. The fact is that many conditions that cause house fires can be avoided or prevented by homeowners. Taking the time for some simple precautions, preventive inspections, and concrete planning can help prevent fire in the home - and can save property and lives should disaster strike. Take a look at these tips on fire prevention!2015-12-14T15:15:00Z