Dog Park Condos?

Notice the question-mark, instead of the exclamation-mark. The question here is: would a condo-buyer make his or her purchase decision based on the building's proximity to a dog-park?  What if that dog park is literally across the street? We may live in...

Condo Vs. House

It's a simple question, but the debate will rage on and on. And as simple and as seemingly-common as this question or topic is, I rarely get asked by buyers, "Should I buy a house, or should I buy a...

The Downside To Hard Loft Living

They're unique, they're cool, and they're in short supply, which makes them exciting when they come up, but also a better long-term investment as they represent such a small percentage of the overall condo market. I could rant and rave...

Surviving The Elements!

I was going to call this post, "Top subtle condo annoyances that you would never even think of until you lived there," but then the first three ended up being "elements," and plus, that title is just far too long......

Buying A Condo Sight-Unseen

It sounds crazy, but in this even-crazier real estate market, sometimes buying sight-unseen can represent the answer you're looking for. Certain segments of the downtown Toronto condo market are absolutely on fire right now, and with properties selling in a day,...

How Much Should My Condo Fees Be?

I get asked this all the time, and the simplest answer is, "it depends." There are a host of factors that determine how high or low a building's condominium fees are, but that's a topic we've covered before. Today, let's...