Hamilton Lofts on the Rise

Hamilton Lofts on the Rise

As stock of Toronto lofts for sale continues to dwindle amidst a major listings constraint (and a l...

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What to Know as Toronto Loft Prices Soar

What to Know as Toronto Loft Prices Soar

The Toronto Real Estate Board recently released their June 2016 market stats and it was another hot month for GTA real estate. Sales were strong across the GTA, constrained solely by listing...

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Virtual Realty is Here!

Virtual Realty is Here!

Real estate has had its fair share of cheap 360 panoramic virtual tour products over the years but this time, it's different. Matterport, a new company from where else but California, has crea...

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Pimp my Loft: Audio Edition

Pimp my Loft: Audio Edition

If you have just purchased a cool new loft in Toronto, you probably have a million things on your wish list. No cool loft would be complete...

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Toronto Real Estate Soars in Q1 of 2016

Toronto Real Estate Soars in Q1 of 2016

First quarter sales results are in from the Toronto real estate board. Let's take a look at what happened in Q1 of 2016 in the Toronto condo market along with what Marc...

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Buyers of Toronto Lofts: What Latest Government Actions Mean For You

Buyers of Toronto Lofts: What Latest Government Actions Mean For You

From the recent release of Canada's 2016 Budget to a ramp-up in Province-led initiatives aimed at better controlling the Ontario real estate industry, the last few weeks have seen a flurry of annou...

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The Robert Watson Lofts Soar in Value As Roncesvalles Rises

The Robert Watson Lofts Soar in Value As Roncesvalles Rises

The Robert Watson Lofts, together with its neighbours the ...

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Our Favourite Loft Décor Ideas

Our Favourite Loft Décor Ideas

Being loft lovers here at the MrLOFT Team, we're big fans of industrial design and vintage-inspired de...

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Toronto Real Estate Market Update: Toronto Loft Shortage Continues

Toronto Real Estate Market Update: Toronto Loft Shortage Continues

It seems everyone has something to say about the Toronto condo market - the increase in tall towers with micro condos, will value appreciation continue to rise above inflation and, of course, conti...

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St Leslieville Church Lofts: New Toronto Lofts & Townhomes at 175 Jones Avenue

St Leslieville Church Lofts: New Toronto Lofts & Townhomes at 175 Jones Avenue

After a decade of starts and stops, the St Clements Church in Leslieville will indeed be converted into residential lofts, called St Leslieville. And the project is finally underway. Origin...

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Guildwood Condos Reinvigorate Scarborough Village

Guildwood Condos Reinvigorate Scarborough Village

With the building boom we've been experiencing in the far east end of Toronto, particularly around Kingston Road, it's no surprise that the west end of Scarborough is undergoing a condo renaissance...

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Toronto Loft Buyers Take Note: New Ontario Condo Act Passed

Toronto Loft Buyers Take Note: New Ontario Condo Act Passed

If you already own a Toronto loft or you've been thinking of buying a loft for sale in Toronto, there ...

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Buying a Toronto Loft in 2016? New Down Payment Rules You Need To Know About.

Buying a Toronto Loft in 2016? New Down Payment Rules You Need To Know About.

Earlier this month, the Federal Government, working with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, announced new legislation...

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History of The Brewery Lofts Has Little To Do With Beer

History of The Brewery Lofts Has Little To Do With Beer

I got asked this question the other day – why is 90 Sumach called the ...

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Are Toronto Lofts a Better Investment Than Condos?

Are Toronto Lofts a Better Investment Than Condos?

Yes. And No. It depends. We talked in last week’s post on ...

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Toronto Loft Wars: Hard Lofts Versus Soft Lofts

Toronto Loft Wars: Hard Lofts Versus Soft Lofts

It used to be that Toronto Realtors specializing in the loft market could easily explain to their clients the differences between hard lofts and soft lofts. But now, the term soft loft is so overus...

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Best Liberty Village Lofts

Best Liberty Village Lofts

Liberty Village tends to be synonymous with affordable, newer build condos for first-time buyers and not necessarily with Toronto loft living. But there are a handful of really great soft lofts in ...

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Spotlight On The Tip Top Lofts

Spotlight On The Tip Top Lofts

This stunning Art Deco building houses some of our all-time favourite Toronto lofts for sale. Originally completed in 1929, the...

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Distillery District Lofts: Spotlight On The Pure Spirit Lofts

Distillery District Lofts: Spotlight On The Pure Spirit Lofts

Given that we're a team of Loft Experts with a love of both historic architecture and modern, industrial design, i...

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Spherical Cameras The Next Big Tech For Toronto Realtors?

Spherical Cameras The Next Big Tech For Toronto Realtors?

We love new technology here at MrLOFT and are always looking for innovative ways to better position our client's properties when ...

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Toronto Real Estate Market Update: July 2015 Results

Toronto Real Estate Market Update: July 2015 Results

The Toronto loft market is showing no signs of slowing this summer in what’s traditionally a down season. TREB recently released July stats that show a continuation of the hot run for To...

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Zoocasa Closure Proves It's Not Profitable To Break Promises

Zoocasa Closure Proves It's Not Profitable To Break Promises

You’ve likely heard the news that as of June 22, 2015, Rogers is getting out of the online brokerage business. They’re shutting down Zoocasa.com after an alleged loss of almost $25M ove...

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Five Reasons Why We Love Toronto’s Merchandise Lofts

Five Reasons Why We Love Toronto’s Merchandise Lofts

1. The Merchandise Lofts Are Some of the Most Character-Filled Toronto Lofts Available Toronto is one of the best cities in the world for historic loft conversions and ...

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The Worst Real Estate Advice

The Worst Real Estate Advice

Our partners at our new brokerage, Property.ca, recently published a blog article on some of ...

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Price Gap Between Toronto Lofts and Houses Grows

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 t...

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Best Toronto Lofts in the Junction Triangle

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 Dup...

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Top Toronto Lofts Under $500,000

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 buye...

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Maintenance Fee Myths

Maintenance Fee Myths

Maintenance Fee Myths

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Could Plunging Oil Prices Affect the Toronto Loft Market?

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...

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Selling Toronto Lofts: Why Photography Matters

Selling Toronto Lofts: Why Photography Matters

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...

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Pricing Toronto Lofts for Sale

Pricing Toronto Lofts for Sale

Selling a loft quickly, for market value or higher, requires a solid pricing stra...

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Recognize these Guys?

Recognize these Guys?

Recognize these Guys?

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HOW TO WIN BIDDING WARS AND STILL RESPECT YOURSELF IN THE MORNING.

HOW TO WIN BIDDING WARS AND STILL RESPECT YOURSELF IN THE MORNING.

There are many articles written on this topic, most more in-depth than mine. I tend to not state the obvious like "get pre-approved" or "research the Neighbourhood". Instead, what I propose are ide...

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Great Info Graphic from Condos.ca

Great Info Graphic from Condos.ca

Great Info Graphic from Condos.ca

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The Power of Staging a Condo For Sale in Toronto

The Power of Staging a Condo For Sale in Toronto

The Power of Staging a Condo For Sale in Toronto If you’ve ever listed a ...

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HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH FOR A PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONDO?

HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH FOR A PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONDO?

Just wrote a Blog post for Condos.ca; check it out ...

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DISCOUNT BROKERS - CAN THEY REALLY SELL YOUR PROPERTY FOR $199??

DISCOUNT BROKERS - CAN THEY REALLY SELL YOUR PROPERTY FOR $199??

So how does a real estate company actually sell your home for less than what MrLOFT.ca pays a professional photographer just to photograph your property? There are a number of small companies offer...

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How do you know when times are tough in Real Estate

How do you know when times are tough in Real Estate

Not sure where this photo was taken, possibly outside the ...

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10 Cool Condos

10 Cool Condos

Sadly developers are converting fewer Loft buildings today than ever before. Many developers have learned it is much more profitable and easier to build new as opposed to converting an older buildi...

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THE WORLD is ENDING in 2012 - Do you want to DIE a LOFT Virgin?

THE WORLD is ENDING in 2012 - Do you want to DIE a LOFT Virgin?

A couple of months ago I had a conversation with a prospective client who had decided to scrap his condo/loft search as he had recently learned about Nostradamus and his predictions regarding the w...

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April 2010 Toronto Loft Market Report

April 2010 Toronto Loft Market Report

April 2010 – Toronto Loft Market Summary   For those of us at MrLOFT.ca, the Spring season in Toronto is one of our favourite times of the year!&nbs...

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