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Toronto Home Sales In June Are Up And Better Than Expected

Toronto home sales — finally — rallied in June.

John Tavares Lives His Leafs Dream And Can Choose From 5 Toronto Dream Homes

John Tavares finally gets to lives his Toronto Maples Leafs dream, since signing a seven-year, $77-million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday. So we thought we should suggest five Toronto dream homes in which he could live.

Toronto To Test Driverless Cars For Trips To And From Transit Stations

The City of Toronto is planning a pilot project, on autopilot, so to speak. And in two years you may find yourself commuting to the nearest TCC station without a driver.

Toronto Mayor Pleads For Help From Ontario, Ottawa After 10 Shot In Five Days (Globe and Mail)

Mayor John Tory says he wants to meet with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and federal Public Security Minister Ralph Goodale “as quickly as possible” to coordinate a response to gang-and-gun violence in Canada’s biggest city, wracked by 208 shootings so far this year − an increase of nearly a fifth from 2017.

10 Free Things To Do In Toronto Weekend

Free Toronto! No, we don’t mean free Toronto from any perils. We mean Toronto — otherwise known as the most expensive city in Canada — can also be known as a free city because there are so many free things to do!

Toronto Road Closures To Watch For This Weekend

Toronto road closures often go hand in hand with the weekend. But if you’re looking to recuperate after last week’s long weekend with some peace, this weekend is looking pretty good for drivers.

Canada

Majority Of Toronto And Vancouver Real Estate For Sale Sees Bidding Wars

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the Crown corporation in charge of mortgage liquidity, recently conducted a massive survey of 30,000 recent buyers in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal.

Can Landlords Stop You From Smoking Or Growing Pot At Home?

Regardless of rules, when marijuana was illegal it was hard to enforce the law and stop tenants from smoking or growing pot. So how will landlords stop tenants from smoking pot after October 17?

Here Are The 10 Most Expensive Properties For Sale In Ontario

Expensive homes in Ontario? Yes. And the sky is blue.

Here Are Canada’s Cities With The Highest And Lowest Real Estate Taxes

What’s more Canadian than maple syrup? Taxes. So of course real estate taxes are very Canadian. But some cities have it better than others.

U.S.A.

Judge Tells Madonna To Quite Messing With Her Neighbours (Page Six)

Madonna sued Harperley Hall on West 64th Street and Central Park West in 2016 — two years after the board changed her original proprietary lease to say that her children and domestic help cannot live in the unit unless she herself is “in residence” at the time.

A Record-Setting 47 Million Americans to Travel July Fourth Holiday Week (World Property Journal)

According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), a record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this 2018 Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent compared with last year and the highest number since AAA started tracking 18 years ago.

Home Affordability In U.S. At Decade Low In 2018 (World Property Journal)

According to ATTOM Data Solutions Q2 2018 U.S. Home Affordability Report, U.S. home prices in the first quarter were at the least affordable level since Q3 2008.

International

Technology Aiding Asia Pacific Property Markets With Better Transparency (World Property Journal)

Asia Pacific’s mature economies such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan have a significant opportunity to advance real estate transparency through proptech adoption.

How Canada’s Housing Market is Holding Back it’s Economy and Global Competitiveness (Real Estate Daily)

Last year, Canada’s housing market helped the economy by increasing its gross domestic product growth to one of the highest rates world wide. This year, the housing market is slowing down and may be hurting the economy instead of helping it.

The Battle Over Airbnb: How Different Cities Regulate Across The World (International Real Estate)

When Airbnb was first unveiled, it represented, like so many other new companies, a disruption of an industry. What Uber was to taxi cabs, Airbnb wanted to be to hotels. They marketed themselves as a game-changer for two groups of people: travellers and hosts.

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