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Our Top 5 Toronto Loft Rooftops

Our Top 5 Toronto Loft Rooftops

July 20, 2016

When searching for Toronto lofts for sale, buyers tend to look at the interior, character features that we all love about lofts - soaring ceilings, exposed brick and/or concrete, open concept spaces - but there are some lofts in Toronto and surrounding areas with some pretty stellar exterior features...

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What to Know as Toronto Loft Prices Soar

What to Know as Toronto Loft Prices Soar

July 10, 2016

The Toronto Real Estate Board recently released their June 2016 market stats and it was another hot month for GTA real estate. Sales were strong across the GTA, constrained solely by listings as demand continues to far outweigh supply. It seems that not even the never-ending ascent of Toronto real estate prices can stop the flood of new buyers hoping to enter the market. What it is doin...

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Renderings for First Sunday School Lofts Near Danforth & Donlands Revealed

Renderings for First Sunday School Lofts Near Danforth & Donlands Revealed

June 29, 2016

The First Sunday School Lofts, located just north of Danforth between Donlands and Pape subway stations, has been highly-anticipated by the MrLOFT team. It's not often we see a new Toronto loft development spring up close to the Danforth and when that development maintains at least some historic elements, well, you've got our attention. While we typically advise clients buy re-sale when...

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Spotlight on Corktown Lofts

Spotlight on Corktown Lofts

June 6, 2016

Corktown is a vibrant little pocket north of the Distillery District and the Canary District that's becoming one of the most sought-after communities for Toronto loft lovers. There are some stellar Corktown lofts that offer great value. For real estate purposes...

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Abbey Lofts A Dream For Authentic Loft Lovers

Abbey Lofts A Dream For Authentic Loft Lovers

May 23, 2016

Dating back to 1910 and coverted to residential lofts in 2008, the Abbey Lofts in Roncesvalles are one of the Toronto's finest examples of an historic loft conversion done right. With some of the finest finishes and design elements we've seen in a church conversion, the A...

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Virtual Realty is Here!

Virtual Realty is Here!

April 23, 2016

Real estate has had its fair share of cheap 360 panoramic virtual tour products over the years but this time, it's different. Matterport, a new company from where else but California, has created a 3D laser scanning camera which creates the coolest views of a property I have ever seen. Not only can a user walk through a listing on any device, including compatibility with the new VR headset...

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Pimp my Loft: Audio Edition

Pimp my Loft: Audio Edition

April 23, 2016

  If you have just purchased a cool new loft in Toronto, you probably have a million things on your wish list. No cool loft would be complete without a decent sound system. The good news here is the best solution is actually not expensive. If you have not heard of SONOS, let me explain why SONOS is the best system in Carl Loftsch...

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Why The Candy Factory Lofts Are So Sweet

Why The Candy Factory Lofts Are So Sweet

April 19, 2016

Alright, we admit it. This week's post is really just an excuse for us to spend some time gleefully going through our most "wow" loft photos. And the Toronto loft building that tops our list for breathtaking suites is, and always has been, the Candy Factory Lofts. Here's w...

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Toronto Real Estate Soars in Q1 of 2016

Toronto Real Estate Soars in Q1 of 2016

April 14, 2016

First quarter sales results are in from the Toronto real estate board. Let's take a look at what happened in Q1 of 2016 in the Toronto condo market along with what March's numbers mean moving forward into Q2.   Toronto Real Estate Surges in February With Some Signs of Moderation in March. But Don't Mistake Moderation For a Drop in Prices. ...

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Buyers of Toronto Lofts: What Latest Government Actions Mean For You

Buyers of Toronto Lofts: What Latest Government Actions Mean For You

April 4, 2016

From the recent release of Canada's 2016 Budget to a ramp-up in Province-led initiatives aimed at better controlling the Ontario real estate industry, the last few weeks have seen a flurry of announcements that impact buyers and sellers. If you're thinking of buying or selling a Toronto loft this ye...

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Toronto Loft Market Has Become a Game of Never Have I Ever

Toronto Loft Market Has Become a Game of Never Have I Ever

March 29, 2016

Multiple bids on rare, hard lofts or units in boutique buildings in the best of neighbourhoods have been commonplace for some time now. But things have gotten so crazy in this early spring market, Toronto real estate feels like a game of never have I ever. Never have I ever seen so many multiple offers on

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The Robert Watson Lofts Soar in Value As Roncesvalles Rises

The Robert Watson Lofts Soar in Value As Roncesvalles Rises

March 22, 2016

The Robert Watson Lofts, together with its neighbours the Sorauren Lofts and the

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Spotlight on 75 Portland: The Chic King West Loft Option

Spotlight on 75 Portland: The Chic King West Loft Option

March 16, 2016

King West is best known for its new build, contemporary condos but there are a handful of really special King West Lofts that are among our favourite loft buildings in the city. There's one building in particular that combines the best of both worlds – the edgy aesthetic of hard lofts with the fa...

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Our Favourite Loft Décor Ideas

Our Favourite Loft Décor Ideas

March 7, 2016

Being loft lovers here at the MrLOFT Team, we're big fans of industrial design and vintage-inspired decorating trends. But too much of one thing can make a place look overly-staged - your home should be reflective of your personality and not too stiff while still being respectful of the "bones" / the ...

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Riverside Lofts That Offer The Best Bang For Your Buck

Riverside Lofts That Offer The Best Bang For Your Buck

February 27, 2016

Most people are familiar with Riverside these days, the small but mighty pocket of so-hip-it-hurts residential streets hugging the commercial stretch of Queen East (it starts just east of the DVP and runs east, roughly to Degrassi Street). But for a long time, this gem of a 'hood was overshadowed by its popular neighbours to the north and east. We’ve written before about

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