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Toronto

Doug Ford To Slash Toronto Council Seats, John Tory Responds “This Is Not Right”

Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday night that his government will dramatically cut the number of city council seats from 25 to 47. This announcement came just hours before Friday’s deadline for candidate registration for Toronto’s municipal election.

#DanforthStrong: Multiple Memorials And Fundraisers For Mass Shooting

The mass shooting on Danforth Avenue and its devastation is shining a light on Toronto’s compassion.

Toronto’s 35 Neighbourhoods: Where Is It Cheaper To Rent Or Own A Condo?

In the City of Toronto, do you think it is it better to buy or rent a condo? Well, find out now.

This Is One Of Toronto’s Largest Condo Developments Ever — And It’s A Game Changer

This Toronto condo will be a game changer. The developers behind one of Toronto’s largest condo developments to be approved in recent memory expect to break ground for the project before the end of next year.

Toronto’s Chances For Amazon’s HQ2 Just Got Even Better

The case for Amazon’s new HQ2 landing in Toronto just got better. There are 20 cities left vying for Amazon’s HQ2, and Toronto is behind only New York City. In fact, Toronto is the only Canadian city still in the running.

In The Age Of Paranoia, Just How Kid-Friendly Is Toronto?

Ask anyone who grew up here in the last century — let’s say in the 1960s and ’70s — a time when kids roamed free. They will tell you there’s no place for children in today’s Toronto.

Toronto Introduces Home Sharing For Seniors And Broke Millennials

It’s like ride sharing, but this will certainly take Toronto seniors and Millennials on a way more interesting journey.

The Condominiumization Of Cottage Country: A Million Dollars Is Nothing In Muskoka

Cottages are not what they used to be, or at least their prices aren’t. Especially in Muskoka and surrounding areas.

Toronto Road Closures To Watch For This Weekend

As usual, drivers will face a headache due to Toronto road closures this weekend.

TTC Subway Closures: 4 New Stations Shut Down On Line 1 This Weekend

TTC subway closures are not done. Yes, just when you thought Toronto Transit subway closures were done for a week, we now have four new station closures to report.

Free Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend

We’ve upped our Free Toronto list this week with more things to do, with a heavy feature on outdoor movies.

Canada

Canada’s Best And Worst Cities For Jobs And Affordable Homes

Ready to leave Toronto for Ottawa, Quebec City or Hamilton? Or for any of the other 15 cities that outrank Toronto as Canada’s best cities for jobs and affordable homes?

Buying A House Is About To Get Easier For Self-Employed Canadians

While self-employed Canadians make up about 15 per cent of Canada’s population, and are key contributors to strong and vibrant communities, they often have challenges qualifying for a mortgage due to unpredictable and varied incomes.

Calgary Is Still One Of Canada’s Most Desirable Affordability Hubs (Canada Real Estate Magazine)

Data from the Calgary Real Estate Board indicated that the metropolitan market is still one of Canada’s most affordable destinations for residential property, according to real estate information portal Zoocasa.

U.S.A.

A GTA-Based Community Developer Has Made A Big American Deal

Empire Communities has acquired Texas builder Centerra Homes, expanding its U.S. presence to include Austin and San Antonio.

Moby Donating Proceeds From Home Sale To Animal Rights And Other Causes (Page Six)

Moby is selling a mid-century architectural house outside of New York City that he purchased only a few months ago, and he plans to donate the proceeds to progressive causes.

If California Splits Into 3 States in November Ballot, Housing Markets Get Altered (World Property Journal)

According to ATTOM Data Solutions recent analysis of what California’s housing market would look like if the state is split into three new states per a proposal that has qualified for the state’s November 2018 ballot, each new state’s housing market would dramatically perform and be different from the others.

International

Behold The Most Expensive House In The Entire World: Antilia

The most expensive house in the entire world is practically big enough to be its own world — and of course, it has its own name: Antilia. It is one of the most opulent and extravagant structures ever made.

Analysis Reveals The Best Holiday Home Investment Locations Worldwide (Property Wire)

Kissimmee in Florida, Barcelona in Spain and Cornwall in the UK are the best places to buy a holiday home to rent out in terms of being a good investment, according to new research.

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