Mid-rise projects add contemporary flavour to historic west-end strip TORONTO – In 1873, Toronto’s first-ever City Engineer – a British immigrant named John Howard – donated the land of his sprawling west-end estate to the City. Howard’s generous gift came with one condition: upon his death the donated land, and 45 remaining acres surrounding his residence, […]
A look at some of the best neighbourhoods in Toronto and the GTA
In our neighbourhood profiles, we take a look at some of the best neighbourhoods in Toronto and the GTA to see what they have to offer if you're thinking of buying or renting a property in that area.
To give you the best possible insight into the neighbourhood, we assess important services, shopping and entertainment, look at the transport links in the neighbourhood, take at look at the schools in the area, and also review new construction projects.
Enjoy a Legacy of Family Living in one of Mississauga’s most established communities MISSISSAUGA – Long regarded as one of Mississauga’s hidden treasures, Erindale Village continues to grow and prosper. Throughout its nearly two centuries of history, this scenic community has transformed into one of Mississauga’s most dynamic neighbourhoods for living, working and learning – […]
Live, Work, Shop & More in Toronto’s Winter Wonderland TORONTO – When the winter months bring shorter days and chillier winds to Toronto – a time when many of the city’s residents are retreating to find refuge indoors – Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square can be found just beginning to bustle to life. In early October […]
High-rise living and urban lifestyle flourish in one of North York’s hottest real estate destinations. NORTH YORK – With its charming pedestrian streetscapes and floor-to-ceiling window displays, the Shops at Don Mills offers the kind of retail experience you’d normally have to travel to Santa Monica for. Indeed, many of the recent additions to its […]
MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE – The area around Mississauga’s famous Square One Shopping Centre is surrounded by many of the city’s most well-known visual landmarks. Within just a few blocks, you can find Mississauga’s Civic Centre, the vibrant Living Arts cultural centre, Celebration Square, and many of the city’s busiest corporate buildings. With the population of […]
Lights, Condos, and Action in Toronto’s Perennial Playground of the Stars TORONTO – Each September, Toronto’s bustling King and John intersection draws in Hollywood’s best and brightest for the city’s favourite annual glamour-fest: the Toronto International Film Festival. Referred to by most Torontonians simply as “TIFF,” this world-renowned celebration of film brings a wealth of […]
Exploring Toronto’s newest hub for cutting-edge commercial real estate TORONTO – Before the start of the new millennium, it might have seemed crazy to invest in commercial real estate on Bremner Boulevard, York Street, Harbour Street, or just about any block located south of Union Station’s iconic train tracks. Thanks to some visionary work by […]
ETOBICOKE REAL ESTATE – With its rich history, distinct character, and exceptional waterfront location just a short distance west of downtown Toronto, Mimico is home to many of the GTA’s most sought-after lakeside properties. To celebrate the recent launch of Living Realty’s New Home Projects index, this month we decided to feature one of Toronto’s […]
RICHMOND HILL – Like many GTA real estate brokerages, we have certain neighbourhoods that are a pleasure for our agents and brokers to work in. Often, they offer just the right balance of location, amenities, and home quality. One of the biggest ones for us is the Richmond Hill neighbourhood surrounding the intersection of Bayview […]
Historic Distinction Meets Contemporary Design in northern York Region MARKHAM – Angus Glen’s streets feel quiet, safe and secluded even on a weekday morning. In many places they feature young trees, roundabouts, ponds, and other eye-catching touches. It is an area that was designed with families in mind. Kids residing in Angus Glen get to […]