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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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THE WORLD is ENDING in 2012 - Do you want to DIE a LOFT Virgin?

THE WORLD is ENDING in 2012 - Do you want to DIE a LOFT Virgin?

September 9, 2010

A couple of months ago I had a conversation with a prospective client who had decided to scrap his condo/loft search as he had recently learned about Nostradamus and his predictions regarding the world coming to an end very soon. He felt it made sense, what with mounting tensions in Korea, Iraq and Iran and the supposed likelihood of a nuclear war being on the cards. Hehe. He felt this catastro...

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$94000 Dollar Reason NOT to Sell Your LOFT on Craigslist or Propertysold.ca

$94000 Dollar Reason NOT to Sell Your LOFT on Craigslist or Propertysold.ca

November 24, 2009

TRUE STORY - In the summer of 2009, I contacted a private seller at the Candy Factory who posted her LOFT on a couple well known for-sale-by-owner websites. Her price was extremely attractive at $449,000  (I assume willynilly appraisal services assisted her in setting the price). After contacting the seller it was clear she wanted nothing to do with a Realtor--this seller was a lawyer who ...

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