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6/13/2014 2:47:24 PM. by Eddie Coleman
The Pan/Parapan American Games are around the corner and with the date – July/August 2015 – fast approaching, the city of Toronto continues to transform itself to host over 6,000 athletes from 41 different nations. The Games promise to bring great economic benefit to Toronto and the entire region, all while our city benefits from much needed infrastructure.   Unfortunately, most
6/13/2014 1:52:24 PM. by Eddie Coleman
After Vancouver, Toronto is on the cusp of becoming the second Canadian city whose average price of a detached home is $1-million dollars. Earlier this month, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released the city's May sales which showed an increased demand in detached family homes raising the price in the City of Toronto to close to $1-million ($943,055). The strength of the $2
5/13/2014 10:43:09 AM. by Eddie Coleman
It's official. Condo developer Streetcar Developments purchased the historic Broadview Hotel, which includes Jilly's strip club. The company said in a statement released on Tuesday that it is in the “early stages of planning,” and that it “does not see this building as a residential condominium project.” The release also says Jilly&rs
4/30/2014 9:27:35 PM. by Eddie Coleman
5 Tips for Buying a Home Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible. Hire a professional. While the Internet gives buyers unprecedented access to home listings and resources, many aspects of the buying process require a level of expertise you can’t pick up from surfing the web. That’s why you’r
4/23/2014 11:19:14 AM. by Eddie Coleman
While I was out looking for houses for my buyers, I came across a resident who decided to share with me his views on Realtors. He told me that, "All real estate agents put buyers in homes they cannot afford. Only mortgage specialists really look out for the financial well-being of a buyer." My response to this gentleman was simply, "I cannot speak for all Realtors, or even mortga
3/7/2014 4:03:00 PM. by Eddie Coleman
  The Globe and Mail recently posted an article, written by Carolyn Ireland, identifying six Toronto neighbourhoods home buyers might want to check out -- four of the six neighbourhoods are on Toronto's East side (one of the other two are also in the East, but slightly beyond Toronto-proper). Here's the article: A McMaster University professor recently
3/7/2014 4:01:33 PM. by Eddie Coleman
  It's falling apart, and now the officials who have been charged with examining the road's long-term future say we should just remove the eastern leg of the Gardiner altogether. Tear it down. That’s the upshot of a new report examining the long-term future of the 2.4 kilometre stretch of the Gardiner Expressway that runs east of Jarvis.
3/7/2014 4:00:29 PM. by Eddie Coleman
  Tired of renting? One option could be to buy your own place, and another option could be to build your own (140 square foot) home, like this couple did.  
3/7/2014 3:58:24 PM. by Eddie Coleman
  It’s no big secret, I have an affinity for Withrow Park. It’s a great hideaway from the bustling city, and no wonder, at 21 acres, this public space is equipped with an ice rink, tennis courts, soccer field, baseball diamond, it’s a playground for many dogs in the neighbourhood and from Carlaw Avenue the park has great views of the city’s skylin
3/7/2014 3:57:51 PM. by Eddie Coleman
  Over the past decade, condo developers have been pushing the limits of space using innovative designs to provide homeowners with liveable space. How small is too small? Could you imagine living in 258 square feet of space? When you think about it, one-bedroom condos built in Toronto between 2000 and 2003 were around 700 square feet. Over the years, the size o