Category: Commercial Property

07 Feb

The Technological Disruption to Real Estate

From listing apps to contract platforms, technology has changed the face of real estate and will continue to evolve every aspect of how people buy and sell properties. Technology streamlines a complicated process and every real estate agent and lender should be taking advantage. Let’s review some of the most exciting web and mobile applications […]

10 Jan

An Update on Quayside

The proposed development known as Quayside—located near the Queen’s Quay in eastern downtown Toronto—will likely feature 12 buildings made up of residential, retail and commercial units. Part of the Google family, Sidewalk Labs is behind the future community that intends to revolutionize urban living through intelligent technology. Certainly, this new development will put pressure on […]

06 Dec

Is the GTA on the Verge of Market Moderation?

The GTA housing market can be a volatile place for buyers, sellers and investors. It is a market prone to bidding wars, high prices and Government intervention. Recently, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) surprised many by predicting that the national real estate market would moderate over the next two years. For those in […]

04 Jan

Toronto and Google’s Neighbourhood of the Future

Recently, Toronto was awarded a heavily sought after bid to be the home of Google’s futuristic neighbourhood. This 12-acre section of Toronto’s waterfront will expedite Toronto’s transformation into a leading and world-class city. Quayside is an enormous project. It will be heavily discussed leading up to its launch and will be monitored very closely post-launch. […]

03 Nov

Commercial Mortgages: What’s Involved?

Thinking About Buying Commercial Property? If you’re considering buying an investment property or taking your growing business out of your basement or spare bedroom and into a bright open workspace, then you might have already started thinking about applying for a commercial mortgage. While the process for applying for a residential mortgage is similar, there […]