Tag: 2021

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Upsizing: Why Couples Are Picking Real Estate Over Weddings

Overview: a look at how COVID has inspired couples to invest their wedding budgets in real estate, whether it’s buying their first home or upsizing to something bigger in the city. Work, travel, school, recreation—COVID has turned every aspect of our lives upside down. Weddings are no exception. Many couples have had to cancel or postpone their big day because…

Chart of February 2021 housing market numbers for Toronto and GTA.

February 2021: Toronto’s Cold Winter & Hot Housing Market

Overview: an analysis of the February 2021 Toronto housing market, including sales, prices, competition, and the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine rollout. The short answer is no. In fact, despite stay-at-home orders and a brutally cold winter, Toronto’s housing market has been on fire. Sales, listing and average home prices are all up, while competition has been…

Glassy exterior of Roy Thompson Hall in King West, Toronto.

King West: A Profile of Toronto Neighborhoods [2021]

  Overview: a comprehensive guide to King West and Toronto’s Entertainment District—updated for 2021. King West: Then Named after George the 3rd, King St was one of first roads to be laid in 1793 when Toronto was still called York. It soon became Toronto’s primary commercial thoroughfare, only to be destroyed and rebuilt following the Great Fire of 1849. The…

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The Impact of COVID Vaccines on Toronto Real Estate

Overview: a look at the potential impacts of COVID-19 vaccines on Toronto real estate, including buying, selling, renting and more. According to CTV News: Ontario is seeing almost a doubling of the rate of vaccines getting out of freezers and into arms… Just as the pandemic disrupted Toronto’s housing market, vaccines are set to do it once again. Buying, selling,…