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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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Our Favourite Midtown Lofts in Toronto

Our Favourite Midtown Lofts in Toronto

February 25, 2016

Midtown Toronto is one of the city’s most popular condo communities and positioned for further growth with a flurry of new, mixed-use developments, not to mention a swank new transit hub. In fact, it was named the #1 neighbourhood to live in Toronto in 2015 by Toronto Life....

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Selling or Buying A Loft? Know Your Cost Per Sq Ft.

Selling or Buying A Loft? Know Your Cost Per Sq Ft.

February 21, 2016

The spring market really has started early this year and with it (finally), an influx of Toronto lofts for sale. But there are good listings, great listings and not-so-great ones. And if there's one cardinal rule to remember whether you're buying or selling this year (or...

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Toronto Real Estate Market Update: Toronto Loft Shortage Continues

Toronto Real Estate Market Update: Toronto Loft Shortage Continues

February 7, 2016

It seems everyone has something to say about the Toronto condo market - the increase in tall towers with micro condos, will value appreciation continue to rise above inflation and, of course, continued predictions about the impending condo bust, despite the fact that demand has proven to keep pace with supply through the peak years of new condo builds. But we don't hear as much talk about the T...

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St Leslieville Church Lofts: New Toronto Lofts & Townhomes at 175 Jones Avenue

St Leslieville Church Lofts: New Toronto Lofts & Townhomes at 175 Jones Avenue

February 3, 2016

After a decade of starts and stops, the St Clements Church in Leslieville will indeed be converted into residential lofts, called St Leslieville. And the project is finally underway. Originally dating back to 1913, the church was decommissioned in 2005 but the previously proposed directions for its re-development stirred controversy. And so the project has seen years of delays with this...

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