Mortgage: Who do you go with – Broker or Bank Representative?

Very recently a client advised me that she was planning on speaking to her accountant regarding the financing of her home purchase. I advised her that she could talk to her accountant, but that at the end of the day the most helpful person for what she needed was a mortgage broker (or a similar bank representative). Based on your income a mortgage broker will determine how much you can actually afford to spend. Now who do you go with? A mortgage broker or a mortgage bank representative? Well, I recommend my clients to... Read The Rest →

Pre-Construction: INDX – Financial District

THE BREAKDOWN DEVELOPER: Lifetime Development and CentreCourt Developments NEIGHBOURHOOD: Financial District ADDRESS: 70 Temperance Street PRICING: Starting from mid $200,000 ($650/sf – $675/sf) SIZE: 361-821 Square Feet UNITS: 784 STORIES: 54 PROJECT AMENITIES: Fitness Centre | Terrace | Party Room | Golf/Billiard/Movie/Poker Room | Lounge | Boardroom | Guest Suites COMPLETION: December 2015 LOCATION MAP IMAGES WORD FROM THE DEVELOPER Introducing Indx Condo, a stunning 54-storey condo at Bay & Adelaide that’s connected to the Graphic Arts building. Located in the heart of the Financial District, Indx is impossibly close to work and filled with every play-hard amenity you... Read The Rest →

Pre-Construction: Condos on our Subway Line

It is surprisingly difficult to find a single-source or site that lists “pre-construction” condos along our TTC subway line. I was asked for some help in this area and did some digging…here’s what I found. It is not comprehensive but includes projects that I feel are worth a look. Hopefully it will save you some time in your search for a home on the subway line. Subway Station Condo Name Completion Website Bayview Jade Winter 2013 College Karma Fall 2015 Davisville Life Apr. 2014 Davisville Alure Jan.... Read The Rest →

Pre-Construction: The Brant Park – King West

THE BREAKDOWN DEVELOPER: Lamb Development Corp. NEIGHBOURHOOD: King West ADDRESS: 428 Adelaide St. West PRICING: Starting from $224,900 SIZE: 402 – 1200 Square Feet UNITS: 200 STORIES: 11 PROJECT AMENITIES: Party Rooms | Meeting Rooms | Much More… COMPLETION: N/A LOCATION MAP IMAGES WORD FROM THE DEVELOPER The Brant Park offers a strong nod to the 60’s modernist architectural movement. The organized simplicity of The Brant Park provides a new bold style to the King Street West neighbourhood – an electric mix of old and new. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM

Pre-Construction: SIXTY COLBORNE – St. Lawrence Market

THE BREAKDOWN DEVELOPER: FREED Development NEIGHBOURHOOD: St. Lawrence Market ADDRESS: 60 Colborne Street PRICING: Starting from just under $300,000 SIZE: 400 – 1400 Square Feet UNITS: 284 PROJECT AMENITIES: Luxury roof-top pool | Cutting-edge exercise facilities COMPLETION: N/A LOCATION MAP IMAGES WORD FROM THE DEVELOPER Set in one of the city’s most dynamic neighbourhoods, The St. Lawrence Market Community. Here, the history of Front Street meets the bustle of Bay Street. Enjoy urban-living, convenience, and exceptional style. A merger of past and present, culture and luxury, and just steps away... Read The Rest →

Pre-Construction: Edition Richmond – Queen West

Edition Richmond, developed by Curated Properties is re-interpreting the row house typology. The project is particularly appealing to those who are looking to maintain a downtown condominium lifestyle but want a few extra square feet deeply rooted in the historic neighbourhood of Queen West – Trinity Bellwoods. THE BREAKDOWN DEVELOPER: Curated Properties NEIGHBOURHOOD: Queen West ADDRESS: 850 Richmond St. West PRICING: Starting from $599,000 SIZE: 1000 – 2000 Square Feet UNITS: 20 STORIES: 13 PROJECT AMENITIES: Skygarden STORIES: 13COMPLETION: N/A LOCATION MAP IMAGES WORD FROM THE DEVELOPER The new Edition... Read The Rest →

Pre-Construction: LOCAL at Fort York – Fort York

The latest phase of Onni condos located at Fort York is set to launch following their successful earlier projects, “The Yards at Fort York” and “Garrison at the Yards”. THE BREAKDOWN DEVELOPER: Onni Group of Companies NEIGHBOURHOOD: Fort York ADDRESS: Iannuzzi St. PRICING: Starting from $199,000 PARKING: $25,000 SIZE: 478 – 856 Square Feet STORIES: 13 PROJECT AMENITIES: Rooftop Terrace | BBQ | Rooftop Terrace | BBQ | Guest Suites | Fitness Centre | Cocktail Lounge | Bar | Chef`s Kitchen | Dining Room | Concierge COMPLETION DATE: Est. Summer... Read The Rest →

Pre-Construction: River City 2 – West Don Lands

I am  starting off the first blog post with River City 2 just because I love it so much and it is located in a neighbourhood where I call home, the West Don Lands. Launched in November 2011, this was my #1 Investment Pick for 2011 at an average price of approximately $550 per square foot, over $100-$150 per square foot CHEAPER than similar condo projects in downtown Toronto West! River City Phase 2 is currently 60% SOLD as of March 2012! This is the 2nd phase of a 4... Read The Rest →

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