TRENDING: Toronto TTC Hike, Renting V. Buying, New Stress Test Rules

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Here’s everything you need to know, to keep you in the know …

Toronto:

Toronto Home Sales Plummet To 20 Year Low

With home prices bordering on absurd in Toronto, it’s no surprise home sales are down.

Presto Finally Launches An App — But You’ll Still Have To Carry The Card

As Presto continues its domination of transit in and around the city, the payment service has finally rolled out an app.

The Most Affordable Toronto Neighbourhoods To Buy In Right Now

It’s tough to find a house in Toronto for less than $1 million these days. But that doesn’t mean they’re impossible to find.

Site Seeing With Hume: Sixty Colborne Gets Its Grade

Architects and building designers beware, renowned architecture critic and veteran journalist Christopher Hume is reviving his condo critiques, exclusively for TorontoStoreys.com.

Property Tax Hikes Could Be In The Works For Toronto

As the City of Toronto looks to balance its $14 billion budget, property tax hikes could be in the cards.

These Are The 10 Most Ticketed Parking Spots In Toronto

Every year, Toronto Police Services issues 2.8 million parking tickets in Toronto. These are the 10 most ticketed parking spots in the city.

This Is How Much It Costs To Live Next To Every TTC Subway Stop

One of the biggest selling features for homes in Toronto’s downtown core is their close proximity to public transit.

This Toronto Home Looks Like Nothing Special Until You Step Inside

When it comes to new listings, this Toronto home is a modern minimalist gem, but with touches of charm and character, it stays welcoming and warm.

Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend (Feb. 2-3)

With two different subway disruptions this weekend, we have a blessedly quiet weekend of Toronto road closures on the book

TTC Subway Closures: 10 Stations Closed This Weekend (Feb. 2-3)

After a few blissful weeks of no TTC subway closures (although some pretty serious delays and congestion) we’re back on track to getting annoyed with track maintenance.

Canada:

Transparent Real Estate Bidding Could Soon Be A Thing In Ontario

When it comes to real estate transactions, more transparency is both needed and wanted.

Toronto Has More Cranes Up Than Any Other North American City

Take one look around the city and you’re sure to find dozens of construction sites.

Private Lenders Might Need To Adhere To Mortgage Stress Test Rules

The mortgage stress test has done its job of slowly cooling Canada’s hot markets.

Casinos Out, Ferris Wheels In, Toronto Weighs In On Ontario Place

Ever since Doug Fords plans to renovate Ontario place went public, Torontonians have been up in arms about what the site should and shouldn’t be used for.

Finance Minister Says Stress Test Is Not In The Cards For Private Lenders

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government has no plans to impose Canada’s mortgage stress test on private lenders.

Buyers: How To Maximize Your Down Payment Savings

Odds are, you’re going to need a mortgage to help you finance a home purchase.

It’s Officially Cheaper To Rent In Canada Than It Is To Buy

Is it better to rent or buy? This is by far the most popular question when it comes to real estate.

International:

Could GO Train Service From Toronto To Niagara Falls, NY Become A Reality?

Just a month after GO Transit added daily train service between Toronto and Niagara Falls, there’s suddenly chatter about extending service to the U.S.

Toronto Power Couple Gently Restores Kirk Douglas’ Iconic Palm Springs Home

Long seen as a beacon for Hollywood’s A-list, Palm Springs, in California, remains renowned for one other thing: mid-century modern design.

Ask An Agent: What Happens If My Pre-Construction Condo Is Cancelled?

Whenever cancelled condo projects make the news, utter panic spreads out amongst those who’ve already invested.

10 Light Therapy Lamps That Will Help You Combat SAD This Winter

Living in the Great White North means sometimes you have to deal with the Winter blues.

3 Home Buying Trends To Keep An Eye On In 2019

When it comes to the Toronto real estate market, everyone has questions.

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