Archive | September, 2011

30 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Finding a Compatible Room-Mate for your Toronto rental

 There are many advantages to having a room-mate. If you find the right person, then sharing a Toronto rental can be a lot of fun and you can save money by sharing costs. With a room-mate you may be able to afford a nicer apartment in Toronto in a better location than you could manage […]

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30 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Finding your ideal Toronto apartment after graduation

It’s amazing how it happens. One minute years of college are stretching ahead of you, then suddenly it’s all over and you have graduated and are ready to start out in the world. You blink hard and wonder where the time went. Suddenly all your friends are going in different directions. Some may have jobs; […]

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29 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Renting in Ontario: How rentspot.com can help you find your ideal rental

Looking for apartments for rent in Ontario cities like London, Oakville, Ottawa, Mississauga, and Toronto? Perhaps you are new to renting or new to Ontario, or you just need to shift from your current rental. If this is the case then rentspot.com can offer you a fantastic resource. rentspot.com is Canada’s fastest growing rental website and […]

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29 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Renting in Toronto: Why You Need Renters’ Insurance and How to Buy It

In August 2010, a fire in Dawes Road in eastern Toronto raged through a house-wares store and damaged some nearby apartments. It was later found that none of the tenants had contents insurance and a representative from the Toronto fire-service said this was common in Toronto rentals. In an interview with CBC, Dave Eckerman, Toronto’s […]

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27 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Renting in Ontario: What Makes a Rental More Appealing

Some of us may not have the luxury of being able to choose where to live. Our choice of location may be dictated by jobs or the need to be near relatives, or other considerations. But if you are could choose your home town or city in Ontario, what are the main factors you should […]

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27 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Six Tips for Finding a Great Apartment in Toronto without Stress

Finding apartments for rent especially in a big city like Toronto can be stressful and time consuming. The trick, as with much else in life, is to plan your campaign carefully and complete the whole process in manageable steps. Here are seven stress-busting tips to help you find that perfect Toronto rental property. 1. Before […]

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24 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Best Places to Live Part 2: Oakville, Mississauga and Toronto in the MoneySense Magazine National Survey

  In the first part of this two-part series we looked at two Ontario cities – Ottawa and London – that performed well (placed first and 14th respectively) in MoneySense magazine’s 2011 survey of “Canada’s Best Places to Live”.   In Part 2 we will look at three other Ontario cities that featured on the […]

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24 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Best Cities to Live in: Ottawa and London Make the Top 20 in MoneySense Magazine National Survey Part1

How do you decide on the best places to live in Ontario? The reports of numerous surveys are available to help answer this but we find they throw up oddly conflicting results. In this two-part series of blog posts we will look at the Ontario cities of London, Oakville, Ottawa, Mississauga and Toronto and see […]

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23 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Toronto’s Green Progress

“A sustainable city is a city with a small ecological footprint.” Melissa Shin (Assistant Editor, Corporate Knights magazine, 2008) Change is afoot in Toronto; startling progress has occurred on the green and sustainable side of things. This year Toronto headed the “Large Cities” category in the 2011 Corporate Knights magazine’s list of most sustainable cities, […]

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23 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Landlords in Ontario: Pros and Cons of Hiring a Property Management Company

Perhaps you are a landlord with several properties to rent in demand locations in Ontario such as Toronto, Ottawa, Mississauga, Oakville and London. One of the decisions you may be facing is whether to hire a property management company to help you look after the business. Image Courtesy:  go ask alice . . . If […]

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