Price Low Sell High Strategy Not Favourable in Toronto’s Hot Condo Market

By: Reza Afshar

Price Low Sell High Strategy Not Favourable in Toronto’s Hot Condo Market

Tags: Bidding War, Blind offer, Selling Strategies, Toronto Condo Market

For more than 20 years, I have been selling Toronto condos and over the years I have seen many different market conditions in Toronto’s hot housing market. Although in the past two decades we have seen mostly a seller’s market, strategies for selling have not and should not always be the same.   When selling your condo, knowing what pricing strategy to use that will deliver the be...Read More

Smoke-free Downtown Toronto Condos Are Getting More Popular During The Pandemic

By: Reza Afshar

Smoke-free Downtown Toronto Condos Are Getting More Popular During The Pandemic

Tags: Downtown Toronto condos, Toronto real estate, smoke-free condos

Recreational use of cannabis has been legal for a couple of years in Toronto, but coupled with the pandemic, it gained renewed attention from Toronto condo dwellers. While many condo boards had taken the necessary steps to introduce restrictions on cannabis use in Downtown condos and limit involuntary exposure to second-hand smell and the associated health risks (even before it was legalized), the...Read More

Return Of Life To Downtown After The Pandemic

By: Reza Afshar

Return Of Life To Downtown After The Pandemic

Tags: Downtown Toronto CONDO living, COVID-19, DOWNTOWN TORONTO LIFESTYLE

It has been a year since COVID-19 changed lives across the globe, including Downtown Toronto. Juggling between the changing restrictions and regulations ever since March 2020, most Downtown Toronto residents were subjected to a complete lifestyle change that mostly revolved around staying at home and keeping a safe distance. With many people working from home, keeping outside contact to a bare mi...Read More

How To Set Up A Home Office In Your Downtown Toronto Condo?

By: Reza Afshar

How To Set Up A Home Office In Your Downtown Toronto Condo?

Tags: Downtown Toronto condo office, home office, Downtown Toronto condo real estate

Even though working from home has been around for some time, it has gained new significance since the COVID 19 outbreak as more businesses switched to this work model. Shifting to remote work has many Toronto condo dwellers working from their bedrooms, living or dining rooms, but many have decided to set up a makeshift home office to keep clear boundaries between their professional and personal li...Read More

What You Need To Know About Financing When Buying A Downtown Toronto Condo

By: Reza Afshar

What You Need To Know About Financing When Buying A Downtown Toronto Condo

Tags: Downtown Toronto Condos, toronto real estate, Downtown toronto condo buyers

The Downtown Toronto condo market has slightly slowed due to the global pandemic. With vaccines around the corner and the approaching end to work from home, some sideline buyers are finding the opportunity to get into the market with favourable conditions. If you have been working diligently to save for a down payment, this may be an ideal time to take a look at what you can afford and the best fi...Read More

The Most Desirable Downtown Toronto Condos

By: Reza Afshar

The Most Desirable Downtown Toronto Condos

Tags: Downtown Toronto condos, Downtown Toronto condo buildings, Toronto real estate

Downtown Toronto is a metropolitan and cosmopolitan hotspot, but it is also highly resident-oriented with numerous residential neighbourhoods in the heart of the city. With excellent housing, mostly high and mid-rise, world-class entertainment, different national cuisines and many other conveniences, Downtown Toronto is the most desirable area to live in in the GTA.     Each Downtow...Read More

Benefits Of Living In A Condo Vs. Living In A Detached

By: Reza Afshar

Benefits Of Living In A Condo Vs. Living In A Detached

Tags: Condo vs. Detached, Downtown Toronto, Downtown Toronto condo living

Owning a single-family or a detached home was long seen as a dream for many Toronto homebuyers, but nowadays, we see many buyers turning to the Downtown Toronto condo market instead, happily trading a big backyard and the extra square footage for a more convenient location and a more convenient downtown lifestyle. Juggling between their work, family obligations and social commitments, many D...Read More

What Are The Best Small Inexpensive Updates For Your Downtown Toronto Condo?

By: Reza Afshar

What Are The Best Small Inexpensive Updates For Your Downtown Toronto Condo?

Tags: Downtown Toronto condo updates, tweaks and tricks, Condo sellers

Condo renos and makeovers do not have to be big and expensive to give your Downtown Toronto condo a polished look. If your condo is in decent condition, touching up on small details can work wonders, especially if you want to list your condo and are looking for a way to sell at the best price without overspending on updates. Little changes can have a big impact on your overall condo value, and sm...Read More

Google's Sister Company Cancelled Smart City Project In Toronto: How Does It Affect The City?

By: Reza Afshar

Google's Sister Company Cancelled Smart City Project In Toronto: How Does It Affect The City?

Tags: Downtown Toronto condos, Toronto smart city project, downtown toronto waterfront

The most ambitious land development project in Toronto recently, called Smart City, was one of the hottest topics for the past couple of years with its revolutionary and futuristic idea to integrate sophisticated technology into urban planning and living (read more about the project here). After testing out ideas and drafting proposals for the past 2.5 years, the developer, Google's sister com...Read More

Living In A Downtown Toronto Condo During COVID-19? What Are Condo Associations Doing To Stop The Spread?

By: Reza Afshar

Living In A Downtown Toronto Condo During COVID-19? What Are Condo Associations Doing To Stop The Spread?

Tags: Downtown Toronto condos, Toronto condo management, COVID-19 measures in Downtown Toronto

Living in a Downtown Toronto condo during the COVID-19 pandemic means sharing common areas and amenities with hundreds of other condo dwellers every day, which makes condo living a bit more challenging at this uncertain time. And while condo dwellers do whatever they can at the individual level to protect themselves, they are also glad to see their condo management boards do their part to contain ...Read More