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How Condo Prices Are Evolving In Toronto’s Most Popular Neighbourhoods

Toronto condo prices exploded in recent years, and even today in an environment of cooling home prices the city’s high-rise market is still appreciating.

CN Tower Turns 42! Here Are Some Fun Facts About Toronto’s Most Celebrated Landmark

When it was built in 1976, it cost Canadian National Railways $63 million. Back then, the CN Tower was the tallest free-standing structure in the world, at just over 553 metres.

Toronto Road Closure At Broadview And Dundas Until July 23

We have to prepare you for this Toronto road closure, because there will be traffic madness around the intersection of Broadview Avenue and Dundas Street — until July 23

Canada Day Toronto: What’s Open, What’s Closed, And Things You Can Do

Well, with Canada Day falling on a Sunday, it actually leaves many Toronto businesses open for the long weekend — or working on a reduced schedule.

10 Places To Watch Fireworks This Canada Day Weekend

There’s nothing quite like watching fireworks pop and explode over the city on a long weekend — especially Canada Day long weekend.

10 Free Things To Do In Toronto This Canada Day Long Weekend (Including FREE BEER)

his long weekend there are many free things (AND FREE BEER) to choose from to celebrate Canada’s heritage. (And there are so many places for you to watch fireworks, that we’ve created a separate list just for that. Take a look over here.)

Toronto Road Closures To Watch For This Weekend (June 29 To July 2)

Every week, you can count on us to guide you through Toronto road closures, so you can better enjoy your weekend. Normally we’d categorize these closures by festival or event, but this time we’ve categorized by construction project

Canada

Toronto And Vancouver Are Officially Canada’s Most Expensive Cities [SURVEY]

An annual cost-of-living survey has revealed Toronto and Vancouver are Canada’s most expensive cities. In fact, it’s worse than last year.

Owning A Cottage With Friends Or Family: Here’s What To Know (Huffington Post)

When heirs or groups of families and friends turn to co-ownership in order to afford a cottage, experts say it’s best for them to have a legal agreement in place to ensure everyone knows how things will work — and avoid a major fallout with loved ones.

Fear Of Missing Out, Perception Of Foreign Buyers Driving Up House Prices: CMHC (Huffington Post)

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says homebuyers in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal believe foreign buyers are heavily influencing their markets.

U.S.A.

Millennials Misjudged: One In Six Has Savings Of 100,000 USD Or More [SURVEY]

While the avocado toast lovers are accused of laziness and fiscal irresponsibilities, a new survey by Bank of America found these stereotypes are simply untrue. It turns out, Millennials (people aged 23 to 37) are more in tune with their finances than older generations think.

Oprah Has A $10K Hand-Carved Bathtub Fit For Her Body (Page Six)

Go inside the luxurious bathrooms of Gwyneth Paltrow, Kylie Jenner and Oprah Winfrey. The Queen of Media doesn’t spare a dime for her bath time. She has a hand-carved marble and onyx tub worth over $10,000.

Why High Home Prices And Rising Mortgage Rates Aren’t Stopping Sales (Forbes)

Mortgage rates hit their highest point in seven years last month, and home prices have jumped 6.5% since mid-2017. On the West Coast, many cities are seeing double-digit gains in home appreciation. But somehow, home buying isn’t slowing down.

International

Toronto Vs. The Top Rental Real Estate Markets In The World

Depending on the article you read, predictions vary between unbridled optimism claiming the market is about to take off (again) and worrisome naysayers expecting an implosion.

Sotheby’s International Realty Offers Customizable Luxury Magazine To Affiliates (INMAN)

Reside, the product of SIR’s partnership with Dow Jones Media Group, allows brokerages to offer personalized luxe print and online content as a touchpoint with clients.

Real Estate Community Applauds Seattle’s Repeal Of Unpopular Head Tax (INMAN)

A month ago, the city of Seattle imposed a $275-per-employee tax on big businesses — this week city officials walked it back.

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