Trending This Week: Toronto Transit Explorer, New York’s Cheapest Rent, DiCaprio’s Property Portfolio

Toronto

Two Toronto Buildings Just Won Governor-General’s Medals In Architecture (Toronto Storeys)

The 2018 Governor-General’s Medals in Architecture honour outstanding buildings across Canada. The winning projects are celebrated for their commitment to natural materialsclean design, and craftsmanship.

Toronto Transit Explorer Is A New Tool To Get You Around The City As Fast As Possible (Toronto Storeys)

A large city is only as good as its transportation. We bike to work, subway downtown, or walk to the grocery store. So the more efficiently you can travel, the more productive — and relaxed you can be.

Toronto Detached Real Estate Buyers Have Lost Over $114K Since Last Year (Better Dwelling)

Last year, many Toronto real estate owners watched their houses make more money than they did, so to speak. This year? Not so much. Toronto Real Estate Board numbers show detached home prices are down thousands of dollars in April. The detached price declines also appear to be accelerating, as sales continue to drop and inventory rises.

Canada

Emergency Plan And Preparedness: What You Need To Know In The Event Of An Emergency (Toronto Storeys)

It’s Emergency Preparedness Week. So consider this information like a free insurance package to help get you, your family and your colleagues emergency-ready. The City of Toronto says it may take up to 72 hours for emergency services to reach you, so you need to be prepared before, during an after an emergency.

How A Small Idea To Support Hamilton Bulldogs Exploded Into Big Community Kindness (Toronto Storeys)

Hamilton may be known as Steeltown, but it certainly has a heart of gold. The city, which hasn’t had many exciting sports stories of late, is now a big sports story with its Bulldogs. Interestingly, this has also led to a big story of kindness in the community as well.

Unlikely Canadian city attracting foreign buyers (Canadian Real Estate Magazine)

Ottawa is experiencing a rental shortage, and savvy foreign investors are swooping in.

US

The True Story Of The New York City, Two-Bedroom, $100-A-Month Apartment (Toronto Storeys)

A New York City apartment, two bedrooms, $100-per-month rent. Sounds like fake news right? Not so much. And because of that a New York woman is probably one of the happiest tenants in the world right now.

U.S. College Grads Living With Parents Explode, Up 28 Percent in Last Decade (World Property Journal)

Property portal Zillow is reporting this week that young college graduates in the U.S. are more likely to live with their parents than they were before the housing bubble, especially in places that had a more exaggerated boom and subsequent crash.

Real Estate and Housing Forecast 2018 to 2020 (Gord Collins)

Your Epic report and forecast of the 2018/2019 U.S. housing market offers facts, data, perspective, predictions, price factors, expert opinion and forecasted trends from sources such as NAR, Trulia, Freddie Mac, Zillow, Case Shiller, Trading Economics, and more.

International

Singapore Airlines A380 First Class Suite May Be Your New Favorite Home (Toronto Storeys)

Singapore Airlines A380 First Class suite gives you all the comforts of home, plus many of the comforts you may not have in your home. For instance, can your home transport you overseas and offer you breakfast in bed simultaneously?

Leonardo DiCaprio Owns How Many Homes?! A Startling Peek at His Property Portfolio (Realtor.com)

Leonardo DiCaprio isn’t just famed for playing the leading man in blockbuster movies and dating a seemingly endless parade of beautiful women. He’s also racked up quite a wild ’n crazy history with luxury real estate.

Concierge Auctions sheds light on slow selling luxe markets and offers relief (INMAN)

Luxury home prices are dropping as homes sit on the market for 180+ days.

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