The Future of Yonge and Sheppard

Sheppard Centre, Toronto.

By Ilan Joseph, Broker, ABR®, e-PRO®, AMP® | TopTorontoAgent.ca June 5, 2013 | © All rights reserved Follow @TopTorontoAgent What’s in store for Toronto’s Yonge & Sheppard? According to an application filed with the city of Toronto, the real estate giant RioCan is seeking approval on its plan to add 368 condo apartments on the North East… Continue reading The Future of Yonge and Sheppard

First Time Buyers Looking For Love At First Sight

First time buyers

By Ilan Joseph, Broker, ABR®, e-PRO®, AMP® | TopTorontoAgent.ca May 3, 2013 | © All rights reserved Follow @TopTorontoAgent First time buyers in Toronto, Vaughan and Thornhill fall in love with their homes, at first sight. Looking for a perfect home can be an emotional roller-coaster, but a new study suggests finding the right property often comes… Continue reading First Time Buyers Looking For Love At First Sight

Musée Condos

PROPERTY DETAILS PRICE: From the high $200,000’s TYPE: Condominium & Townhouse ADDRESS: Bathurst St & Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON UNIT SIZES: From 509 to 1343 Square Feet DEVELOPER: Plaza Corp COMPLETION DATE: July 2016 MUSÉE CONDOS: Amidst a civilized, tree-lined pocket off Adelaide West, near the vibrant street scene along King Street West, is a cosmopolitan condominium like no other.… Continue reading Musée Condos

Yonge+Rich Condos

PROPERTY DETAILS PRICE: From the $270,000’s TYPE: Condominium ADDRESS: 25 Richmond St East, Toronto, ON UNIT SIZES: From 450 to 926 Square Feet DEVELOPER: Great Gulf YONGE+RICH CONDOS: Great Gulf homes presents Yonge+Rich Condos, a new way of living in the heart of the city. Entertain friends on your expansive landscaped terrace surrounded by open sky and lake views. With… Continue reading Yonge+Rich Condos

Toronto’s best real estate pockets

By Ilan Joseph, Broker, ABR®, e-PRO®, AMP® | TopTorontoAgent.ca April 11. 2013 | © All rights reserved Follow @TopTorontoAgent Where are Toronto’s best real estate hot spots? Toronto’s capricious spring real estate market has lots of people feeling perplexed. Sales have been tumbling for months in a row but prices have held on or continued to climb.… Continue reading Toronto’s best real estate pockets

First time buyers budget for $300K homes

By Ilan Joseph, Broker, ABR®, e-PRO®, AMP® | TopTorontoAgent.ca April 10, 2013 | © All rights reserved Follow @TopTorontoAgent The average first time buyer in Canada is 29 years old and expects to be able to put down a down payment of $48,000 on $300,000 home, according to a recent poll by the Bank of Montreal. But… Continue reading First time buyers budget for $300K homes

When do you have to move out of a rental unit in Ontario?

By Ilan Joseph, Broker, ABR®, e-PRO®, AMP® | TopTorontoAgent.ca April 9, 2013 | © All rights reserved Follow @TopTorontoAgent A look at when you need to move out of a rental unit. Hotels typically let you check in by 3 p.m. and ask you to check out by noon. This gives staff time to make the room… Continue reading When do you have to move out of a rental unit in Ontario?

TORONTO & GTA – HOUSING STATS: MARCH 2013

By Ilan Joseph, Broker, ABR®, e-PRO®, AMP® | TopTorontoAgent.ca February 5, 2012 | © All rights reserved Follow @TopTorontoAgent March 2013 housing statistics for the Toronto Real Estate Board Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,765 transactions through the TorontoMLS system in March 2013 – down 17 per cent compared to 9,385 transactions in March 2012. While the year-over-year dip in… Continue reading TORONTO & GTA – HOUSING STATS: MARCH 2013

Let’s help feed the hungry right here in Toronto

Help the fight against hunger and WIN! Donate below by April 26th, 2013 to be entered into a draw for a chance to win TWO PREMIUM FLOOR SEATS ($200 value) to an inspirational night with world renowned author, motivational speaker, meditation master and alternative medicine guru, Mr. Deepak Chopra. An Evening with DEEPAK CHOPRA Tuesday April… Continue reading Let’s help feed the hungry right here in Toronto

Mortgage News Update | Toronto & Vaughan Real Estate

By Ilan Joseph, Broker, ABR®, e-PRO®, AMP® | TopTorontoAgent.ca March 22, 2013 | © All rights reserved Follow @TopTorontoAgent A quick update on the latest mortgage news and trends Our good friends and colleagues at MortgageJake  update us on the latest mortgage news. This week saw two dramatic moves by Jim Flaherty that directly impact us in the housing… Continue reading Mortgage News Update | Toronto & Vaughan Real Estate

5 Advantages to Buying a Home in the Winter

By Ilan Joseph, Broker, ABR, e-PRO, AMP | © All rights reserved | Follow @TopTorontoAgent Buying a home in the winter has been the investors best kept secret, until now. For many years now, the Toronto and Vaughan real estate markets have been known for their highly competitive nature, often times creating a battleground for first time buyers… Continue reading 5 Advantages to Buying a Home in the Winter

Before Buying a Condo in Toronto | 6 Important Tips

Toronto, looking south at what will eventually be a large condo occupying the CityPlace centre.

By Ilan Joseph, Broker, ABR, e-PRO, AMP | © All rights reserved | Follow @TopTorontoAgent Buying a condo in Toronto? Make sure you’re protected. Buying a condo in Toronto has it’s perks: easy access to public transit, endless shopping, the walkability to work, no need for a lawn mower or snow shovel and of course, the gorgeous views!… Continue reading Before Buying a Condo in Toronto | 6 Important Tips