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2026 FIFA World Cup Expected To Come To Toronto After North America Wins Bid (Toronto Storeys)

The 2026 FIFA World Cup is coming to Canada — finally. Now, it’s expected Toronto, Edmonton and Montreal will have the chance to host games, with Toronto expected to get between three and four games during the knockout rounds.

Toronto Ranks As One The Most Future-Proof Cities On The Planet (Toronto Storeys)

Good news, Toronto. We are ready to hop in that DeLorean with Doc and Marty McFly. Toronto is officially one of the most future-proof cities in the world.

Laneway Homes Offer 2400 Solutions To Toronto’s Housing Crisis [UPDATE] (Toronto Storeys)

It may seem as though Toronto is running out of space, as the population grows and grows. But there’s a growing practice in other major cities that could solve this problem: Laneway housing. And it looks like Toronto will follow suit …

Toronto’s Best Places To Watch The 2018 FIFA World Cup (Toronto Storeys)

Toronto prides itself on its multicultural population. And there’s nothing like an international sporting event to put that multicultural pride in action and on display.

Toronto Gets World’s First ‘Pay-What-You-Can’ Grocery Store: Feed It Forward (Toronto Storeys)

This feed it forward initiative is more than just a first. This is putting people first.

Toronto Free Events, Festivals, Concerts And Fun This Weekend (June 15 To 17) (Toronto Storeys)

Toronto has a lot to celebrate this weekend. With the announcement that the 2026 FIFA World Cup is coming to Toronto — and with all the 2018 FIFA World Cup action to catch across the city (see our recommendations here), it’s time to get yourself in gear …

Toronto Road Closures To Watch For This Weekend (June 15 To 17) (Toronto Storeys)

Toronto road closures are fast and furious this summer, so we want to help make your potentially slow drive less furious.

Canada

How Doug Ford Exploits Ontario’s Growing Urban/Suburban Divide (Toronto Storeys)

It’s a bad time for cities in Ontario. Doug Ford’s recent election victory confirmed a truth that was already clear — namely that except for the north, much of the province is a great ocean of sprawl interrupted by isolated islands of urbanity.

Here’s What We Know About Zillow’s Expansion Into Canada So Far (Toronto Storeys)

About eight months after U.S. real estate website Zillow first revealed it was considering adding Canadian listings to its online portal, the company confirmed last week that it was moving forward with the plan. So, we investigated …

Affordability remains an ever-distant dream for Vancouver’s would-be buyers (Canadian Real Estate Magazine)

The latest numbers from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver showed that sales volume now stood considerably below the 10-year average – but those who are anticipating a subsequent increase in the availability of affordable homes in the market are bound to be disappointed.

U.S.A.

Ellen DeGeneres Has Sold How Many Homes?! Her Biggest Flips (and One Flop) (Realtor.com)

Ellen DeGeneres may be beloved as a comedian and talk show host, but she also has a talent far fewer are aware of: She’s a pro at flipping real estate.

U.S. Mortgages at Lowest Delinquency Levels in 11 Years (World Property Journal)

As of March 2018, the foreclosure inventory rate – which measures the share of mortgages in some stage of the foreclosure process – was 0.6 percent, down 0.2 percentage points from 0.8 percent in March 2017.

The 25 Best Affordable Places to Live in the U.S. in 2018 (US News)

Your ability to live comfortably is a key part of deciding where you want to live. Based on a survey of more than 2,000 U.S. residents on how important certain factors are in determining where to live, U.S. News weighted value at 25 percent.

International

Low-profile billionaires play host to Trump-Kim summit (Business News Network)

The family that owns the hotel hosting this week’s U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore could best be described as the un-Trumps.

Remember the US Housing Crash? Australian Lenders are Making the Same Mistakes (Real Estate Daily)

An Australian economist has warned that Australian lenders are making the same mistakes US lenders made prior to the market crash 10 years ago. One warning sign is the high number of risky loans that are being made. He cited a statistic claiming that 35.4% of home loans were interest only.

Canadian Housing Prices Slip in 7 of 11 Major Cities Nationwide (Real Estate Daily)

The Canadian housing market has been bracing for turbulence since the federal government intervened with stricter mortgage rules. Now, alongside rising interest rates, real estate prices are cooling down in most of Canada’s major markets.

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