Carl

Top Toronto Lofts Under $500,000

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 your looking for a loft with low maintenance fee's 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 fee's the...
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Carl

Could Plunging Oil Prices Affect the Toronto Loft Market?

While Canadian homeowners welcomed news of mortgage rate cuts, the plunging oil prices that helped to drive the Bank of Canada’s cut in prime lending rates by 0.25% is unsettling news for the larger Canadian economy. From a Toronto real estate perspective, particularly for those of us...
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Carl

Movin' On Up: How Transit Plans are Shaping the Toronto Loft Market

  It’s easy to see why public transit is in higher demand than ever before. Downtown gridlock has now become city-wide congestion so fierce that many drivers opt to leave their cars at home and take the TTC and/or GO for their weekly commute. Others chose public transit for its convenience (a...
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Carl

Toronto Lofts: Spotlight on The Robert Watson Lofts

Each month at MrLOFT, we take a look at one of our favourite authentic Toronto lofts. Last time we highlighted the Toy Factory Lofts in Liberty Village. This month, we’re turning the spotlight towards one of best hard loft conversions in the City – The Robert Watson Lofts at 363 and 369...
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Carl

Affordable Toronto Lofts Under $500 / Sq. Ft.

*This beautiful representation of The Wrigley Lofts is currently for sale see the listing on our homepage here. The Toronto loft market has been incredibly hot for many years now, driving prices beyond the reach of some buyers. Lofts for sale in Toronto typically come at a premium over...
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Andrew

Selling Toronto Lofts: Why Photography Matters

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We’ve all seen horrible shots of Toronto lofts on MLS listings. Blurry images and bad angles. Terrible lighting that makes the client’s loft look dingy and fisheye lens contortions that make the property look like a funhouse. And how many times have you seen photos loaded in upside down? When...
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Carl

Pricing Toronto Lofts for Sale

  Selling a loft quickly, for market value or higher, requires a solid pricing strategy. Pricing is perhaps the most important part of the market mix. Yet pricing Toronto lofts goes wrong all too often. Scroll through MLS listings for Toronto lofts for sale and you’re bound to see examples...
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