Condo Building Reviews

Massey Square Condos

5 MASSEY SQUARE

Posted on Sep 30, 2021 in Condo Building Reviews

 
The Massey Square complex of condos is in Crescent Town, a 10-minute walk to the Victoria Park subway station. Yes, the building is 48 years old, but the units are large and VERY affordable. Condo fees are high because all utilities are included. Expect to pay $750-800 per month but property taxes are just under $1,000 per year. Because of high co...

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The Polo Club

1055 BAY STREET

Posted on Mar 09, 2021 in Condo Building Reviews

2020 Price Increase Forecast
One of the older condo buildings in Toronto (built in the eighties), is 23 stories and has 336 units. These units have 8 ft. ceilings and no balconies. These are not features that appeal to young buyers. What it does have is a superb location near universities and hospitals and sits just south of Yorkville. Are there any deals to be found in older...

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ICE Condos 2

14 YORK STREET

Posted on Feb 23, 2021 in Condo Building Reviews

2020 Price Increase Forecast

We wanted to test the impact of COVID-19 over 2020 on Downtown condos. We picked Ice Condos because there were a significant number of sales and it has been at the centre of Airbnb rentals which have since been banned by the building because of COVID-19 and severely restricted by Toronto. We looked at 5 sales in 2021; 5 sales from September to the...

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Aura Condos

386 YONGE STREET

Posted on Nov 24, 2020 in Condo Building Reviews

  
What we know is that Condo prices continued to rise from October through to February. With the COVID-19 lockdown, what was the impact after that point? We looked at three sales at the Aura Condos at 386 Yonge St:Downtown Condo Prices

Looking at the price/sf over 2020, it is only since June that prices have decreased about $50/sf. For an average sized Condo, the price de...

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Westlake, Phase II:

2200 LAKESHORE BLVD WEST

Posted on Sep 16, 2020 in Condo Building Reviews

2200 Lake Shore Blvd W.
With this Report, we are again looking at a specific condo and our focus is Westlake, Phase II. Registered in 2015, the condo sits at the intersection of Park Lawn and Lake Shore. Beneath the condo are retail stores including a Metro and Shoppers Drug Mart. The condo consists of 434 units in 44 storeys.

We looked at units that sold in 2020 from May...

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ICE Condos:

12 YORK STREET

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 in Condo Building Reviews

Ice Condos
This month we looked at sales in Ice Condos, more specifically the South Tower of the two-tower complex. It has a great location across the street from the Scotiabank Centre and is joined to the PATH. But its biggest claim to fame is that it has been the centre of the Airbnb market in downtown Toronto. With Covid-19 and with new City by-laws, the A...

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