Condo Living

It Is a Buyer’s Market for New Condo Projects and Developments in Toronto

Condo sales are increasing. The answer why is simple. Condos are good investments. Condos are close to the city life, more affordable than houses, and provide extra perks that owning a house does not, like on-site maintenance. Some individuals even purchase condos due to the attractive location. Condos are very convenient, being located near shopping […]

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New down payment rules and you…

The new Liberal governments made its voice heard loud and clear with respect to the Canadian housing market when they changed the down payment rules. By increasing down payment requirements for properties greater than $500,000 the Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau took the position that, “The actions taken … prudently address emerging vulnerabilities in certain […]

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Places to go & things to do in Don Mills: 5 destinations that won’t disappoint!

You’ll never experience a dull moment in Don Mills. Multiple cuisines, shops and activities are available all over the neighbourhood. Here are just 5 that’ll keep you coming back for more: 1) L’Arte Del Caffe Come experience a truly authentic Italian café with specialty coffees, pizzas and antipasto plates all made to order.  Bring your […]

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A beginners guide to building a successful investment portfolio

Toronto is a hot real estate market and the condo market is attractive to investors. But whether you’re a seasoned investor or just exploring investment opportunities, you won’t get very far without a plan. The oft-mentioned analogy is vacation planning. Most vacationers would certainly not head out on the road without some idea of where […]

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The Financial District: for the busy professional who works hard by day & plays hard by night.

Canada is a country internationally renowned for its solid and sound financial institutions, qualities synonymous with the Financial District’s towering architecture, clean streets and upscale restaurants. Most condos and business towers connect to the underground PATH walkway, which is filled with shops, food and other amenities, but the PATH also connects to several subway entrance […]

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What’s so great about living in Toronto?

In one word, Toronto is amazing! Bright lights, culture, history, funky neighbourhoods, home to world-class entertainment, lots of green space, great food, a healthy arts scene, 50 kms of waterfront beaches, parks, marinas and waterfront trail and, most of all, diversity. Toronto is the definitive multicultural city. With its motto “Diversity Our Strength” — there […]

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Neighbourhood Insight: The Canary District & the upcoming Pan Am Games

There is much anticipation surrounding the Canary District, with the 2015 Pan Am Games fast approaching. This newly established neighbourhood will host thousands of world class athletes, coaches and other officials as the designated Athlete’s Village when the games come to the city this summer. Not long after, the area will open up to permanent […]

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An exciting past, present and future for Corktown at Berkeley & Adelaide!

Corktown at Berkeley and Adelaide is one of Toronto’s oldest neighbourhoods, with history that dates back to the early 19th century. Now, as one of the city’s most hotly anticipated up-and-coming areas, the latest and greatest condo developments are reinvigorating this dream location into the 21st century. It is somewhat debated where the name “Corktown” […]

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