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Spotlight On The Tip Top Lofts

Spotlight On The Tip Top Lofts

October 29, 2015

This stunning Art Deco building houses some of our all-time favourite Toronto lofts for sale. Originally completed in 1929, the building was home base for Tip Top Tailors Ltd, a menswear clothing retailer, including their warehouse, manufacturing, retail and administration / office spaces. The building was designated ...

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Streetcar Developments' New Leslieville Lofts Bring Welcomed Mid-Rise Density

Streetcar Developments' New Leslieville Lofts Bring Welcomed Mid-Rise Density

October 23, 2015

Leslieville has long been one of our favourite loft communities along with nearby Riverside. The main stretches along Carlaw, Queen East and Broadview have seen massive development over the last decade with some of the best, authentic Toronto lofts for sale including the Broadview Lofts and the Garment Factory Lofts to name a...

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Live / Work Lofts in Toronto

Live / Work Lofts in Toronto

October 12, 2015

More Canadians are choosing to work from home. StatsCan’s 2008 study showed 11.2% of employees work from home, an increase from the year 2000, and that percentage has no doubt increased again seven years on as Canadians seek greater work/life balance and, millennials in particular, take on two or three smaller jobs versus the traditional 9-5 with one employer. For most who work fr...

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Distillery District Lofts: Spotlight On The Pure Spirit Lofts

Distillery District Lofts: Spotlight On The Pure Spirit Lofts

September 27, 2015

Given that we're a team of Loft Experts with a love of both historic architecture and modern, industrial design, it's no suprise that we're a fan of the Distillery District. In fact, we moved our offices here last year; we're based in the former malt house and kiln at 51 Mill Street, right beside the big green ga...

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Emerging Toronto Loft Community: Davenport Village

Emerging Toronto Loft Community: Davenport Village

September 18, 2015

We talked last week about loft-style townhouses bringing much needed stock and variety to the Toronto loft market. One of those builds was the Heritage Towns in the new, master-planned community of Davenport Village, just to the north of Wallace-Emerson. I wanted to talk about the existing ha...

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Loft Houses Bring Much Needed Stock To Toronto

Loft Houses Bring Much Needed Stock To Toronto

September 13, 2015

When most people think of lofts for sale in Toronto, they think of open-concept, hard loft conversions in historic buildings with a common entrance. But there are also loft-style options for buyers who want traditional two or three bedroom layouts with private entr...

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Spherical Cameras The Next Big Tech For Toronto Realtors?

Spherical Cameras The Next Big Tech For Toronto Realtors?

September 7, 2015

We love new technology here at MrLOFT and are always looking for innovative ways to better position our client's properties when selling a loft. We're strong believers in

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Why The Gotham Lofts Are Toronto's Dark Knight

Why The Gotham Lofts Are Toronto's Dark Knight

August 27, 2015

We have a stellar new listing this week in King West's Gotham Lofts, one of our favourite hard lofts in the city. We just listed

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Top 5 Reasons To Love The Madison Avenue Lofts

Top 5 Reasons To Love The Madison Avenue Lofts

August 19, 2015

Formerly a Toronto Hydro storage warehouse, the Madison Avenue Lofts were converted into one of the best residential loft buildings in the city back in 2009. This conversion was very well done with a timeless, Art Deco styling coupled with industrial features like high ceilings and exposed duct work. It manages to seamlessly blend both a traditional and modern aesthetic. If you're consi...

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Toronto Real Estate Market Update: July 2015 Results

Toronto Real Estate Market Update: July 2015 Results

August 15, 2015

The Toronto loft market is showing no signs of slowing this summer in what’s traditionally a down season. TREB recently released July stats that show a continuation of the hot run for Toronto condo and loft sales. Normally, we'd be advising clients to hold on selling until the fall but lack of inventory with lofts and stronger demand than years' past should give sellers pause for tho...

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Spotlight On The St Lawrence Market Lofts

Spotlight On The St Lawrence Market Lofts

August 3, 2015

Happy Civic Holiday Toronto loft lovers! To mark the occassion, we're starting with a little history lesson. Good times, right?! Seriously though, if you're like us, you love historic, authentic lofts and with that comes an appreciation of our past. So before exploring this week's featured building, we thought we'd ask a simple question: what the heck are we celebrating today? The Civic...

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Five Reasons Why We Love Toronto's Broadview Lofts

Five Reasons Why We Love Toronto's Broadview Lofts

July 27, 2015

The Broadview Lofts in Toronto’s east end consistently make our top five list for best lofts in the city. Units here are a perpetual favourite amongst buyers as well and well-priced units don’t sit on the market for very long. If you’re familiar with

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Buying A Toronto Loft With Less Down

Buying A Toronto Loft With Less Down

June 28, 2015

Many first-time buyers struggle to come up with a 20% down payment to buy a Toronto loft. Even for the most diligent of savers, it's getting tougher for buyers to get a foot on the property ladder with soaring Toronto real estate prices without inheritance, a living ...

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New Protections Imminent For Buyers Of Historic Toronto Lofts

New Protections Imminent For Buyers Of Historic Toronto Lofts

June 22, 2015

After years of planning and public/industry consultation, the Province recently released highlights from the proposed new Ontario Condo Act. The new legislation aims to better safeguard owners of Toronto lofts and condos against developer failings and to improve how condo corporations are run, ensuring that bu...

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Zoocasa Closure Proves It's Not Profitable To Break Promises

Zoocasa Closure Proves It's Not Profitable To Break Promises

June 15, 2015

You’ve likely heard the news that as of June 22, 2015, Rogers is getting out of the online brokerage business. They’re shutting down Zoocasa.com after an alleged loss of almost $25M over the last two years. Given the record-breaking sales in Zoocasa’s top two markets - Toronto and Vancouver - how does a brokerage lose so much money and fail so quickly with the behemoth...

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