The month of May produced statistics that continued the string of strong resale activity in the Toronto market place. Notwithstanding that May of this year did not exceed last May’s sales results, in historical terms May 2013 was an outstanding month. May of last year was the pinnacle of the 2012 market. Following May, and especially after the introduction of the more restrictive lending practices by the Federal Minister of Finance, the Toronto real estate market softened, and remained soft for the remainder of 2012.
Each summer, the town of Port Carling sees campers, cottagers, and seasonal weekenders arriving in droves to enjoy the beautiful Muskoka surroundings and to participate in a great Canadian cottage tradition. While the Muskoka area has grown steadily throughout its history, Port Carling has remained a hub of activity, joining the area’s three largest lakes (Muskoka, Rosseau and Joseph) with a set of locks.
Here’s a handy list of all the open houses we have on the go this weekend. Happy hunting!
A little slice of heaven on an extremely private street in North Toronto, this expansive 5 bedroom home is set in park-like surroundings and ideally located near the Granite Club, Crescent and Toronto French Schools.
Summer seems to be being a bit of tease right now. Take a mini-break and enjoy these incredible beachy retreats. Comfortable seating, beautiful views and welcoming in of light and breeze. The sea is good for the soul, and a little dose of beach house can’t hurt us either. I love how blues and natural textures and materials pop against a white background. Chic, effortless and simple. Think driftwood, sea glass, sea grass, rope, shell…You don’t necessarily have to be on vacation to still feel relaxed and ready for the long and easy days of summer that we have ahead of us – soon enough, I am certain!
Just one hour northwest of Toronto, the Hills of Headwaters region has been gaining more and more popularity from a real estate and lifestyle perspective with tons of fantastic businesses setting up shop and settling in to the gorgeous rolling hills.
175 Dorset Street: an elegant Port Hope mansion with 11 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms overlooking Lake Ontario
If you’ve been searching for a sprawling country home overlooking sparkling Lake Ontario, this gorgeous gated property might be just the place for you! Sitting on 4.2 acres of beautiful Northumberland County land, this generously-sized home is an exquisite example of French Beaux Arts style architecture. With 9+2 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, 14 parking spaces, and plenty of country charm, this property offers endless possibilities for just $1,575,000.