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Toronto

This Historic Farmhouse Near Toronto Is Going For $1.5M

For $1.5 million, you could get a townhouse in Toronto, or you could get this five-bedroom, three-bathroom century home in Cobourg.

The 6 Best Neighbourhoods In Toronto For Cyclists

It’s not uncommon to hear tragic stories about cyclists who are run off the road while commuting around the city.

Toronto Cherry Blossoms To Bloom This Week Marking 60th Anniversary

You can expect High Park to draw big crowds later this week.

Take Care Of Toronto And Toronto Will Take Care Of Business

If nothing else, the great Amazon HQ2 fiasco was a reminder to cities that they should be careful what they wish for.

Your Toronto Library Card Will Get You Free Access To These Museums

If you have a Toronto library card, you can visit any Toronto History Museum for free this month.

All The Places In Toronto Where You’ll Find Cherry Blossoms

High Park isn’t the only place where you’ll find cherry blossoms in the city.

Toronto Housing Market Still At Risk Despite National Improvements

The good news is that the vulnerability of the Canadian housing market is continuing to improve, according to CMHC.

Torontonians ‘Livid’ That Scotiabank Theatre Will Be Replaced By Condos

Scotiabank Theatre is a staple in Toronto’s Entertainment District.

Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend (May 3-5)

Brace yourselves, this weekend’s road closures are going to be pretty messy.

TTC Subway Closures: 3 Stations Closed On May 4

This weekend, there is only one TTC subway closure affecting three stations on Line 2.

10 Cheap Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend (May 3-5)

It’s going to be a glorious weekend in the city.

Canada

Vancouver Condo Developer Entices Millennial Buyers With Avocado Toast

If there’s one thing everyone knows about millennials, it’s that they love avocado toast.

Gov’t’s Best Bet Is Selling Surplus Land For Affordable Housing: Report

The one thing most Ontarians can agree on is that there’s a pressing need for more affordable housing.

Only 1 Toronto Property Made The List Of Canada’s Most Expensive Homes

It’s no surprise that the majority of Canada’s most expensive homes are located in Vancouver.

‘Affordability Would Be Impacted’ If Stress Test Removed: TD Economist

The introduction of the stress test last year has made it more difficult for some Canadians to enter the market.

Ikea Canada Has Officially Eliminated Single-Use Plastic In Its Stores

Ikea Canada just got greener.

Canadian Liveability Report Shows Where Toronto Falls Short

Almost 90 per cent of Canadians would recommend their neighbourhood, according to a new survey released by RE/MAX this week.

Ontario Government Amends Development Application Process

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark announced he was tabling housing legislation that could mean big changes for the GTA housing market.

International

The Pros And Cons Of Flat Fee Service Vs. Real Estate Agent

The advent of flat-fee service is challenging the traditional real estate model of how we sell a home.

Is May Always The Best Time To Sell Your Home?

In real estate circles, there are two pieces of sage advice for those trying to time the market: It’s best to be a winter buyer and a spring seller.

Ask An Agent: What Should You Do If Your Initial Offer Is Rejected?

Before you even put in an offer, make sure you have your bases covered.

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