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Everyday Activities for a Thrilling Summer Vacation

Everyday Activities for a Thrilling Summer Vacation

​In addition to the numerous events that are coming to Toronto this summer, there are a host of other activities and attractions that can be enjoyed daily in order to provide you and your family with the summer vacation of your dreams. Read on to discover all the fun and excitement that can be had… Continue Reading

Five things you are not allowed on your condo balcony: BBQs, bicycles, laundry, storage, flooring; enjoying summer without breaking the bylaws

Five things you are not allowed on your condo balcony: BBQs, bicycles, laundry, storage, flooring; enjoying summer without breaking the bylaws

Condominiums are communities, and communities have rules. Most, if not all, are governed by common sense — no need for elaborate rationale. Some people regularly break bylaws of their condominium community out of “not knowing” rather than contrariness. The exception to the “contrariness” scenario might be barbecues on the balcony. What Canadian doesn’t feel a… Continue Reading

Rental costs reach crisis level in Canada: rent unaffordable in most cities due to shortages; building more condos and purpose-built rentals needed

Rental costs reach crisis level in Canada: rent unaffordable in most cities due to shortages; building more condos and purpose-built rentals needed

It may be good news for landlords and investors, but with “nearly half of renter households spending more than the recommended” percentage of income on housing — rental shortages and prices have reached a crisis-level in Canada. Nor, is there relief in the suburbs, once the refuge of renters. Many experts believe that no amount… Continue Reading

Invest in condos? With purpose-built rental unable to keep up with high rental demand, low inventory is driving up rental income for condo owners

Invest in condos? With purpose-built rental unable to keep up with high rental demand, low inventory is driving up rental income for condo owners

For the condo-owner who sees their unit as an investment, there hasn’t been a better time to be a landlord. Rents continue to dramatically increase due to a number of key factors: low inventory not enough purpose-built rentals not enough condo owners willing to rent some potential buyers of condos are renting temporarily, as they… Continue Reading

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