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By: Madhavi Acharya-Tom Yew Business Reporter

Homes in GTA see big price gain

Tags: GTA homes, GTA prices

Average prices for a single detached home in these high-end areas are up a whopping 12.7 per cent from last year   Toronto has another $1 million neighbourhood. The average price for single detached homes in Don Mills, Parkwoods-Donalda, and Victoria Village rose to $1.1 million in the first six months of 2013, a report by Remax Ontario-Atlantic Canada Inc. shows. That&...Read More

By: Susan Pigg Business Reporter

Toronto real estate: Condo rents hit record high as would-be homebuyers stay on sidelines

Tags: Toronto Star, Condo, Renting, Toronto, Toronto Real Estate

Photo Credit: paul bica via Compfight cc Would-be first-time homebuyers are fuelling such unprecedented demand for rental condos across the GTA that demand far outstrips supply, with average rents surging to a record $1,856 per month, says a new report by condo research firm Urbanation. Since mortgage lending rules were tightened last July, pushing many first-time buy...Read More

By: Susan Pigg

Toronto real estate: First-time homebuyers heavily influenced by commute

Tags: commute, first-time homebuyers, toronto

    STEVE RUSSELL/TORONTO STAR /       Commute times are becoming key for first-time homebuyers, according to a new BMO survey. Of course, finding a home in a safe neighbourhood is still the top concern, ranking as the first priority for 62 per cent of first-time buyers sur...Read More

By: Dionis Padron

Inexpensive ways to make your life and home greener!

Tags: Earth day, green home, green life, water saving, water usage, environmentally conscious, inexpensive green options

Happy Earth Day Everyone! In our day to day life is easy to forget that natural resources are limited, especially since for so many of us they're so easily accessible. Today is a great day to remember the little and inexpensive things that can be done to better preserve our planet from the comfort of your home. Use natural cleaning products - These days amazing natura...Read More