CONDO LIFE – Childhood friends Shannon MacCauley and Cassie MacKenzie have reached a significant milestone together at The Humber: home ownership.
NEXT HOME – Cheyenne and partner Julius made their home ownership dreams a reality when they purchased a condo at The Humber.
Thirty-something working professionals with an infant, this couple felt as though home ownership in Toronto was no longer possible for people like them.
NEXT HOME - One of Toronto's great urban waterways, the Humber River is a lush ribbon that bisects the concrete jungle. Strolling along the river's path, it's easy to forget that the city is bustling just a few hundred metres away.
CONDO LIFE – Living in Toronto is too often a story of compromises: To enjoy the urban vibrancy of the city, you often have to forgo expanses of nature; in order to afford homeownership, you have to move to the suburbs.
A new CMHC program designed to make it easier to buy a home would be limited to first-time buyers who earn less than $120,000 a year.
The Humber marks a first in affordable family living options for an up-and-coming community
From condo developments to large legal grows, there’s a big push to eliminate the smell of weed in public.
TORONTO LIFE – Patrick Kroetsch and Jennifer Tweedie desperately wanted out of their second-floor rental in Christie Pits. Roaches, crumbling plaster and a difficult landlord were testing their patience. But Kroetsch was freelancing and Tweedie worked as a server, and the $1,350 rent made sense for their budget. Then Kroetsch’s brother told him about Options For Homes, a non-profit Toronto developer that keeps costs low by forgoing amenities like pools and gyms.
hen the federal government released its budget, and along with it the First-Time Home Buyers Incentive, the Canadian public was introduced to shared equity mortgages. Designed to address housing affordability issues, the incentive is a tool that will allow CMHC to lend a homeowner money, either five or 10 per cent of the price, for a shared stake in the equity of a home.