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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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Guildwood Condos Reinvigorate Scarborough Village

Guildwood Condos Reinvigorate Scarborough Village

January 31, 2016

With the building boom we've been experiencing in the far east end of Toronto, particularly around Kingston Road, it's no surprise that the west end of Scarborough is undergoing a condo renaissance as well, particularly in lakeside communities with the lure of waterfront views out over the Bluffs.  

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Toronto Loft Buyers Take Note: New Ontario Condo Act Passed

Toronto Loft Buyers Take Note: New Ontario Condo Act Passed

January 16, 2016

If you already own a Toronto loft or you've been thinking of buying a loft for sale in Toronto, there are new consumer protections coming. Owners of Toronto lofts and condos have been waiting for over three years for the new Ontario Condo Act to be drafted, discussed, re-drafted and approved. ...

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Buying a Toronto Loft in 2016? New Down Payment Rules You Need To Know About.

Buying a Toronto Loft in 2016? New Down Payment Rules You Need To Know About.

December 29, 2015

Earlier this month, the Federal Government, working with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, announced new legislation for down payments on Canadian real estate purchases over $500,000. As of February 15, 2016, if you're buying a Toronto loft for sale...

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History of The Brewery Lofts Has Little To Do With Beer

History of The Brewery Lofts Has Little To Do With Beer

December 15, 2015

I got asked this question the other day – why is 90 Sumach called the Brewery Lofts when it is, in fact, a former CBC studio? Funny how we take for granted that a building’s name had, at some point, a connection with its original function. Well, there...

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Are Toronto Lofts a Better Investment Than Condos?

Are Toronto Lofts a Better Investment Than Condos?

November 19, 2015

Yes. And No. It depends. We talked in last week’s post on hard versus soft lofts about the confusion surrounding the term “loft” in today’s market. And so to even begin to answer today’s question,...

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Toronto Loft Wars: Hard Lofts Versus Soft Lofts

Toronto Loft Wars: Hard Lofts Versus Soft Lofts

November 14, 2015

It used to be that Toronto Realtors specializing in the loft market could easily explain to their clients the differences between hard lofts and soft lofts. But now, the term soft loft is so overused and, frankly, misused, that it’s muddied the waters. We wanted to clarify the differences for you today as it's a question we get asked often and to give you our take on the terminology wars ...

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Best Liberty Village Lofts

Best Liberty Village Lofts

November 3, 2015

Liberty Village tends to be synonymous with affordable, newer build condos for first-time buyers and not necessarily with Toronto loft living. But there are a handful of really great soft lofts in Liberty Village not to mention one of the best hard lofts in the city - the Toy Factory Lofts. This neighbourhood is often overlooked and quickly categorized as "condo nation" (and therefore d...

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