Carl

The Worst Real Estate Advice

Our partners at our new brokerage, Property.ca, recently published a blog article on some of the worst real estate advice we’ve heard. It was geared towards the Toronto housing market but there are a lot of points here that are pertinent to buyers and sellers of Toronto lofts as well. We’ve...
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Carl

Price Gap Between Toronto Lofts and Houses Grows

  It’s the great real estate divide. The price gap between Toronto condos–and this includes Toronto lofts–and houses hit a new record high last year, creating greater disparity in the Toronto real estate market than we’ve ever seen. This extreme division between the cost of a Toronto loft...
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Carl

Check Your Toronto Loft for Kitec Plumbing

  Last week we posted on our condos.ca blog about the dangers of Kitec Plumbing. It’s something that owners of Toronto lofts need to be aware of as well. If your Toronto loft was built, converted or renovated between 1995 and 2007, chances are Kitec Plumbing was used and that may be a problem...
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Carl

Toronto Loft Owners, First CO Alarm Deadline is Here

We cover many topics affecting Toronto loft owners on this blog but this may be one of the most important articles we’ve ever written. Each year, carbon monoxide poisoning claims more than 50 lives in Canada and injures hundreds more. Yet it’s not only preventable, it’s relatively affordable...
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Carl

Best Toronto Lofts in the Junction Triangle

As its name suggests, the Junction Triangle is a triangular-shaped neighbourhood. It’s enclosed by three sets of railway tracks, running between Dundas and Lansdowne from College north to Dupont. Recent years have seen the development of many industrial lofts and urban townhomes in this...
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Carl

Mortgage Rates to Hold After Bank of Canada’s Announcement

After waiting in anticipation of a further cut to the overnight rate, the Bank of Canada announced last Wednesday that they were instead holding firm at 0.75%. Talk of a special announcement so shortly after January’s surprise cut, the first of its kind in five years, had the industry abuzz....
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Carl

Top Toronto Lofts Under $500,000

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Recent cuts to mortgage rates have spurred a new generation of buyers to jump onto the Toronto real estate bandwagon. With lower interest rates, it’s easier for first-time buyers to carry a Toronto loft. But buyers still need to come up with the initial down-payment and so clearly the lower...
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Carl

Toronto Loft Interiors: Is Open-Concept Living for You?

  Toronto lofts are synonymous with open-concept living. It’s easy to see why open-concepts are all the rage when you see well-designed, well-furnished spaces like our client’s Unit 201A in the Wrigley Lofts pictured above (recently sold). Open-concept interiors make rooms appear larger,...
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Carl

The Value of Toronto Lofts in South Riverdale-Leslieville

We recently did a comparison between South Riverdale-Leslieville lofts and their west-end equivalents on our sister blog on condos.ca. Now, our MrLOFT Team loves both sides of the Yonge Street divide and there’s no denying the allure of west-side living. Popular buildings like the Tip Top...
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Carl

Maintenance Fee Myths

This is my favourite inforgraphic from Condos.ca to date, If you're looking for a loft with low maintenance fees the Toy factory lofts has the lowest in the city, this building is truely an example for the entire city, It's exceptionally well run and organised, even with the reduced fees the...
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