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Go site-seeing!

September 11, 2009 - Toronto Sun-- Tom Lebour, President of the Toronto Real Estate Board... As a GTA resident, chances are you’ve enjoyed visits to the city’s major landmarks. This summer though, you may want to skip those in favour of a different kind of sightseeing tour.Our city’s new condominium developments offer a glimpse into the height of luxury and modern design. And these steel and glass monoliths aren’t just breathtaking to behold from outside. In an effort to distinguish their projects in this burgeoning market, developers are in a seemingly limitless pursuit to offer the finest features and amenities.You’ll find stunning three storey lobbies that feature an awe-inspiring mix of glass, exotic wood and marble.For a mere $30 million, a luxury 9,000 square foot penthouse on the 55th floor of the Four Seasons Private Residences can be yours.Condos are not a one-room box with a view of the nearest brick wall. Today’s condominium developers are offering two and three bedroom uni

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$ 289,900 A Rare 2 Storey Loft Style Condo in a Fabulous “One of a Kind” Building in the Heart of North York. Very Bright & Clean with Floor to Ceiling Windows, Hardwood Floors, Lots of Storage, 2 Lockers, 1 Parking Spot. Open Concept Living with an Unobstructed North/West View. Call Jason to View!

A changing shade of grey...

September 04, 2009 -- Toronto Sun , Tom Lebour, President of the Toronto Real Estate Board... More than most other descriptors, associations with the word ‘grey’ continue to evolve.In recent years for example, rather than being considered drab, grey has emerged as a chic new colour in interior design.Back in 1981 when 9.6 per cent of Canada’s population was age 65 years and older, ‘grey’ had connotations of a more sedate lifestyle.By the time of the last Census though, in 2006, the senior share of the population rose to 13.1 per cent and associations with the word ‘grey’ began to change. Today, 60 is regarded as the new 50.Toronto seniors incidentally, were tallied in the 2006 census to an even greater number, comprising 14 per cent on the population. Nearly 95 per cent of this group lives in private residences, with a diminishing number living in senior living centres.Given that seniors are more likely than other age groups to own their homes, it’s easy to see that they represent a k