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Five Reasons Why We Love Toronto’s Merchandise Lofts

Five Reasons Why We Love Toronto’s Merchandise Lofts

May 1, 2015

1. The Merchandise Lofts Are Some of the Most Character-Filled Toronto Lofts Available Toronto is one of the best cities in the world for historic loft conversions and

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Church Conversions Revive the Toronto Loft Scene

Church Conversions Revive the Toronto Loft Scene

April 25, 2015

  As hard loft enthusiasts, we wish T...

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The Worst Real Estate Advice

The Worst Real Estate Advice

April 15, 2015

Our partners at our new brokerage, Property.ca, recently published a blog article on some of the worst real estate advice we’ve heard. It was geared towards the Toronto housing market but...

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Price Gap Between Toronto Lofts and Houses Grows

Price Gap Between Toronto Lofts and Houses Grows

April 10, 2015

It’s the great real estate divide. The price gap between Toronto condos–and this includes Toronto lofts–and houses hit a new record high last year, creating greater disparity in the Toronto real estate market than we’ve ever seen. This extreme division between the cost of a Toronto loft or condo and the cost of a house has continued throughout the first quarter of 2015 w...

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Check Your Toronto Loft for Kitec Plumbing

Check Your Toronto Loft for Kitec Plumbing

March 31, 2015

  Last week we posted on our condos.ca blog about the dangers of Kitec Plumbing. It’s something that owners of Toronto lofts need ...

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Toronto Loft Owners, First CO Alarm Deadline is Here

Toronto Loft Owners, First CO Alarm Deadline is Here

March 24, 2015

We cover many topics affecting Toronto loft owners on this blog but this may be one of the most important articles we’ve ever written. Each year, carbon monoxide poisoning claims more than 50 lives in ...

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Best Toronto Lofts in the Junction Triangle

Best Toronto Lofts in the Junction Triangle

March 17, 2015

As its name suggests, the Junction Triangle is a triangular-shaped neighbourhood. It’s enclosed by three sets of railway tracks, running between Dundas and Lansdowne from College north to Dupont. Recent years have seen the development of many industrial lofts and urban townhomes in this area, attracting a wealth of young professionals. All of this developer attention isn’t s...

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Mortgage Rates to Hold After Bank of Canada’s Announcement

Mortgage Rates to Hold After Bank of Canada’s Announcement

March 10, 2015

After waiting in anticipation of a further cut to the overnight rate,

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Top Toronto Lofts Under $500,000

Top Toronto Lofts Under $500,000

March 3, 2015

  Recent cuts to mortgage rates have spurred a new generation of buyers to jump onto the Toronto real estate bandwagon. With lower interest rates, it’s easier for first-time buyers to carry a Toronto loft. But buyers still need to come up with the initial down-payment and so clearly the lower the purchase price, the easier it is to get that first foot on the property ladder. ...

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Toronto Loft Interiors: Is Open-Concept Living for You?

Toronto Loft Interiors: Is Open-Concept Living for You?

February 24, 2015

Toronto lofts are synonymous with open-concept living. It’s easy to see why open-concepts are all the rage when you see well-designed, well-furnished spaces like our client’s

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The Value of Toronto Lofts in South Riverdale-Leslieville

The Value of Toronto Lofts in South Riverdale-Leslieville

February 19, 2015

We recently did a comparison between South Riverdale-Leslieville lofts and their west-end equivalents on our sister blog on condos.ca. Now, our MrLOFT Team loves both sides of the Yonge Street ...

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Maintenance Fee Myths

Maintenance Fee Myths

February 14, 2015

This is my favourite inforgraphic from Condos.ca to date, If you're looking for a loft with low maintenance fees the 

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Could Plunging Oil Prices Affect the Toronto Loft Market?

Could Plunging Oil Prices Affect the Toronto Loft Market?

February 10, 2015

While Canadian homeowners welcomed news of mortgage rate cuts, the plunging oil prices that helped to drive the Bank of Canada’s cut in prime lending rates by 0.25% is unsettling news for the larger Canadian economy. From a Toronto real estate perspective, particularly for those of us interested in buying and selling Toronto lofts, the question is whether or not a drop in oil prices will ...

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Movin' On Up: How Transit Plans are Shaping the Toronto Loft Market

Movin' On Up: How Transit Plans are Shaping the Toronto Loft Market

February 3, 2015

It’s easy to see why public transit is in higher demand than ever before. Downtown gridlock has now become city-wide congestion so fierce that many drivers opt to leave their cars at home and take the TTC and/or GO for their weekly commute. Others chose public transit for its convenience (a relative term) or because it’s a greener choice and others still simply can’t afford a ...

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Affordable Toronto Lofts Under $500 / Sq. Ft.

Affordable Toronto Lofts Under $500 / Sq. Ft.

January 20, 2015

*This beautiful representation of The Wrigley Lofts is currently for sale see the listing on our homepage here. The Toronto loft market has been incredibly hot for many years now, driving prices beyond the reach of some buyers. Lo...

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