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Aerial drone photo of Toronto's Yonge and Lawerence neighbourhood.

Neighbourhood Profile: Yonge and Lawrence

Overview: a complete guide to Toronto’s Yonge and Lawrence neighbourhood, including its history, geography, arts, culture, cuisine, retail, nightlife, and more. Yonge and Lawrence: History & Geography Located in uptown Toronto, Yonge and Lawrence is named after its two main thoroughfares: Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue East. Originally home to the Indigenous Seneca, the first European settlers arrived in the…

3 sticky notes spelling "TAX" to show Vacant Home Tax.

Canada’s Vacant Home Tax & Foreign Buyer Ban Explained

Overview: a look at Toronto’s Vacant Home Tax (VHT) and Canada’s Foreign Buyer Ban, plus their impact on home sales, prices, inventory and more. Two of the biggest include Toronto’s Vacant Home Tax (VHT) and The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act. The goal of both policies is to increase housing supply, curb rising home prices…

Toronto sign outside City Hall, showing The 6ix connection to city.

Why Is Toronto Called The 6ix?

Overview: a look at how Toronto got its nickname, The 6ix, plus insights on various regions that make up the city. These include: T Dot T.O. Toronto the Good The Megacity Queen City Hogtown Hollywood North Broadway North Baby New York Muddy York The Big Smoke And recently, Toronto has been called The 6ix…or The Six…or The 6. Why? According…

Front of 77 Schouten Cres, a 2-storey townhouse with red-brick facade and square windows.

77 Schouten Cres – 3 Bed + 2.5 Bath Townhouse – Sold

Overview: 77 Schouten Cres is a fully renovated 2-storey townhouse with 3-bedrooms, 2.5-baths, a finished basement, deck, garage, and family-friendly Markham location. Address: 77 Schouten Cres Markham, ON L3P 7W8 Neighbourhood: Vinegar Hill (Markham) # of Storeys: 2 Parking: 3 spaces (1 garage + 2 driveway) Size: 1,871 sq. ft. Rooms: 3 bedrooms + 2.5 baths Sold: $1,052,800 Agent: Wins…

For sale flyer for 35 Woburn Ave.

35 Woburn Ave – 3 Bedroom House Ready For Renovation – SOLD

Overview: 35 Woburn Ave is a 3-bedroom, 1-bath semi-detached house in Toronto’s Lawrence Park neighbourhood that’s ready for renovation. Address: 35 Woburn Ave, Toronto, ON M5M 1K5 Neighbourhood: Lawrence Park Parking: N/A # of Storeys: 2 Size: 1,968 sq. ft. Lot Size: 21.5 x 125 ft. Rooms: 3 bedrooms + 1 bath Sold: $1,290,000 Agent: Wins Lai, Living Realty Inc.,…

27 Granby Street Sold 19 Over Asking Flyer

27 Granby St – Dream Renovation Property – SOLD

Overview: 27 Granby St. Semi-detached house with solid red-brick exterior, parking, and corner location in the Yonge-Dundas Corridor. Perfect for renovators and builders! Address: 27 Granby St, Toronto, ON M5B 1H8 Neighbourhood: Yonge and Dundas Corridor Parking: 2 spaces # of Storeys: 3 Size: 2,186 sq. ft. Lot Size: 15.83 x 80 ft. Rooms: 6 bedrooms + 1.5 baths Sold:…

488 University Ave Unit 2710 living room, dining room and kitchen view.

488 University Ave Unit 2710 – 2 Beds, 2 Baths + Den – SOLD

Overview: 488 University Ave Unit 2710 is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo with a modern kitchen and den. Residents enjoy upscale amenities, parking and a convenient Grange Park location. Building Name: The Residences of 488 University Avenue Address: 488 University Ave #2710, Toronto, ON M5G 0C1 Neighbourhood: Grange Park Developer: Amexon Architect: Core Architects Interior Designer: IV DESIGN Property Manager: Duka…

Gray stone exterior of 23 Annex Lane, a 4-storey townhouse.

23 Annex Lane – 3 Beds + Den – 3 Bathrooms – For Sale

Overview: 23 Annex Lane is a family-friendly 3-bedroom, 3-bath townhouse with a den in Toronto’s vibrant Annex neighbourhood. Address: 23 Annex Lane Toronto, ON M5R 3V2 Neighbourhood: The Annex # of Storeys: 4 Parking: garage (1 space) Size: 2,237 sq. ft. interior + 1,119 sq. ft. exterior Rooms: 3 bedrooms + den 3 bathrooms  Price: $2,099,000 Agent: Wins Lai, Living…

magnifying glass credit score

The Ultimate Credit Score Guide For New Home Buyers

Overview: a guide for new home buyers looking to build their credit score and qualify for a mortgage. It determines whether your mortgage is approved or denied, how much interest you’ll pay on your home loan, the terms of your mortgage, and the availability of lenders. And with interest rates soaring, qualifying for a mortgage is becoming increasingly harder—especially for…

August 2022 GTA Toronto Housing Report stats.

August 2022 Market Report: GTA Home Sales & Prices Drop

Overview: a look at the August 2022 housing market numbers for Toronto and the GTA, with a focus on condos, rentals, and the impacts of the latest interest rate hike. The following headlines sum up the August 2022 housing market: Toronto Home Prices Drop 16% in Historic Five-Month Slump —Bloomberg Home prices and sales in August see month-over-month growth for…

95 George Appleton Way Unit 2162 – modern dining room and living room furniture and décor.

95 George Appleton Way Unit 2162 – 1 Bed + 1 Bath – Sold

Overview: 95 George Appleton Way Unit 2162 is a newly-renovated 1-bedroom, 1-bath stacked townhouse with parking and locker in North York’s scenic Downsview neighbourhood. Address: 95 George Appleton Way #2162 North York, ON M3M 0A2 Neighbourhood: Downsview (North York) Developer: Norstar Property Manager: AT Management and Consulting Inc Year Built: 2006 # of Storeys: 2 Parking: Underground (1 space) Locker:…

June 2022 Housing Market Report for Toronto and GTA.

June 2022 Market Report: GTA Now A Buyer’s Market

Overview: a look at the June 2022 housing market numbers, Toronto’s transition into a buyer’s market, plus advice for buyers and sellers. That’s because, after years of waiting, Toronto has finally become a buyer’s market. In fact, the last time Toronto was in buyer’s market territory was in 2020, but that was short-lived as home sales and prices quickly broke…