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Toronto

Toronto Area Home Sales Up From A Year Ago, As Supply Falls

Real estate conditions are looking sunny thus far in September — but sales are far from the booming activity that characterized the record-breaking 2016 market, reports the Toronto Real Estate Board.

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.

Site Seeing With Hume: ICE Condos At York Centre Gets Its Grade

Standing out among the growing thicket of condo towers in downtown Toronto isn’t easy, but that hasn’t stopped architects from doing everything they can to give their projects an edge.

Toronto Election 2018: Why Housing Is A Key Issue In The Municipal Campaign

With the debate over the size of Toronto City Council finally settled, it’s time for both the public and the candidates for the upcoming municipal elections to focus on the policy issues facing our city.

TTC Changes 2 Major King Streetcar Routes To Speed Up Your Commute

There are some big changes coming to the TTC’s popular King streetcar service starting Oct. 7.

How To Get A FREE Pre-Loaded PRESTO Card At TTC And GO Stations

Free PRESTO card? Yes. Free PRESTO cards — plural. As in 20,000 of them

Keesmaat Plans To Tear Down Part Of Gardiner, Tory Says Current Plan Was Keesmaat’s

The Gardiner Expressway may not be a driver’s dream, but how would you feel if you didn’t have it? Or at least a chunk of it …

Toronto Municipal Election 2018: Here Are The Rules For Campaign Signs

Toronto weather has turned, we’re into a new month, and a new season is upon us: Election season

10 Free Things To Do In Toronto Thanksgiving Long Weekend: Free Market, Skating, Bazaar And More

This list of free Toronto events this Thanksgiving long weekend is made to get you in the festive spirit.

Thanksgiving Weekend In Toronto: What’s Open, What’s Closed, And Things You Can Do

Whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving dinner and need a last-minute item, or looking for something to do and you’re wondering what’s open and closed on holiday Monday, we’ve got you covered.

Free Community Skate At Historic Maple Leaf Gardens Saturday Oct. 6!

Bring your family and friends and NHL stars-to-be to the MAC for a free skate at the historic Maple Leaf Gardens, now Mattamy Home Ice!

TTC Subway Closures: 6 Stations Shut Down On Line 1 Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Despite supposed claims that the TTC would not be running subway closures on long weekends anymore, there are subway closures this long weekend

Toronto Road Closures And Traffic For Thanksgiving Long Weekend: Dufferin, LRT, Dundas West

Toronto road closures may look quiet as we head into the Thanksgiving long weekend, but there will still be challenges in you getting to your turkey and stuffing.

All The Classic Films And Showtimes At Toronto’s Cinesphere This Fall (Yes, Back To The Future Is Included)

If the weather is any indication, fall has officially fallen, and there’s no better way to warm up than with a classic movie at the Cinesphere.

The Bentway Invites You To Talk About Toronto’s Past, Present, And Future

Throughout the month of October, The Bentway will be launching its inaugural Community Incubation Program with the goal of strengthening ties to community and giving a platform to social organizations.

Why Transportation Is A Toronto Municipal Election Issue

The date of Toronto’s municipal election is now hurtling towards us.

Canada

Watch This Rare 1932 Video Of Toronto Maple Leafs Vs. Montreal Canadiens At Maple Leaf Gardens

Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens make up one of the greatest rivalries in sports — of all time.

RBC: Canadian Real Estate Is The Least Affordable Since 1990 (Better Dwelling)

Not that you needed a report to tell you this, but Canadian real estate is now at record levels of unaffordability. The RBC Economics Affordability Index approached record highs in Q2 2018. The index, which tracks how expensive it is to buy a home, hasn’t been this high since the 1990 Canadian real estate bubble.

Canadian Consumer Confidence Hit Lowest In 3 Years (Real Estate Wealth)

The weekly barometer of confidence in the economy, real estate prices, and the labour market hit a new 2018 low last week.

U.S.A.

Toronto Vs. 25 Biggest U.S. Cities: Salary Needed To Afford Average Two-Bedroom Rental

Toronto rent is the most expensive rent in all of Canada. So, we all know the Toronto housing rental market is out of whack. But how bad is it really compared to other cities? Let’s say the 25 biggest U.S. cities?

$20 In New York City Vs. $20 In Toronto: Here’s What You Can Get [WATCH]

Where can you get more bang for your buck? In New York City or Toronto?

Inside Lady Gaga’s ‘Gypsy Palace’—and How ‘A Star Is Born’ Started Here (Realtor.com)

The hype surrounding the release of “A Star Is Born,” Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s remake of the classic film, has reached a fever pitch. The movie—rhapsodically embraced at the Venice and Toronto film festivals—has been a series of firsts, including Cooper’s directorial debut and Gaga’s first leading role.

International

Changing Brokerages: How Real Estate Professionals Decide Whether To Stay Or Go

Real estate is one of the most exciting (and lucrative) industries you can be a part of, especially in Toronto.

4 Simple Tips To Transition Your Outdoor Living Space For Fall

It’s always bittersweet to say goodbye to summer and backyard BBQs or lazy days spent soaking up the sun by the pool. Especially in Toronto where summers are never quite long enough.

How The New USMCA Trade Deal Will Make Canadian Housing More Expensive (Huff Post Canada)

Canada’s recently-announced trade deal with the United States and Mexico is about to make housing more expensive, and mortgage-holders should brace for impact.

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