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In a lacklustre market, popularity of the urban townhouse stands out

Some buyers moving from mid-rise condos seek more space and a backyard Paul Johnston is sorting the last of his stuff this week as he prepares to occupy a modern townhouse with an interior as white and spare as a Queen West art gallery. A real estate agent, Mr. Johnston says all this packing is reminding him of the tribulations his clients have to go through every time they move properties. But Mr. Johnston says

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Mid-rise condos neither tall nor single storey

Paul Johnston just looks like he belongs around Ossington and Dundas. Clad in dark jeans, a black cardigan and black-and-white check shirt and thick-rimmed glasses, it would be easy to imagine him as the guy at the next table at, say, Pizzeria Libretto. But it’s a Wednesday morning and Mr. Johnston of Urban Unique Homes is preparing for another day as head of the sales team on the mid-rise condominium project called Abacus. The hip

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Paul Named “Mover and Shaker” by Toronto Star

GTA condo sellers give lowdown on highrises, low-rises. Paul Johnston, Right at Home Inc. Although he’s a relative newcomer, Paul Johnston has created a niche by specializing in sales of unique new and resale urban homes for the past six years. Johnston promoted club and DJ events while he was studying film and communication at McGill University in Montreal and became one of the first rave promoters in Canada. He often redesigned venues for the

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Hey Toronto Condo Owner, why so Glum?

A friend of mine bought a condo unit in Toronto just about a year ago. To says she’s concerned about all of the cranes cluttering up the skyline doesn’t begin to cover it. I know she’s not the only one. People who own real estate in this city are increasingly obsessed with the record amount of building going on in the condominium market. Housing start numbers released by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. this week

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Paul Johnston interviewed online by Buzz Buzz Home

In today’s edition of Buzz Talk, we get into some serious real estate shop talk with agent extraordinaire, Paul Johnston. Paul’s reputation has been building steadily in Toronto and his name has been attached to a ton of great projects (Edition Richmond and Abacus Lofts come immediately to mind). We talk modernist architecture, get an agent’s perspective on whether Toronto’s market is oversupplied and finally get a straight answer on the existence of the secret

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The Urban Rethink: Goodbye gardens, hello ‘outdoor rooms’

Near Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue, a few doors away from the hubbub of Toronto’s Chinatown, Paul Johnston has created a tiny, shady refuge. After he bought a Victorian-era row house on Sullivan Street, he put in a new kitchen and replaced the rear façade with a wall of south-facing glazing. That left him staring at a cramped back garden full of off-kilter patio stones. Mr. Johnston is quick to admit that he didn’t

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