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09 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Do You Really Need to Warm Up Your Car in Winter?

A common sight in Toronto rental properties in winter is that of cars being warmed up.  Unfortunately, this common practice has surprising consequences on health and the environment.  If you still believe that idling the car for a few minutes will benefit the engine, read on for some facts.  The neighbours of your Toronto rental […]

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15 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To Speed Up The Rental Process In Ontario

If you are moving to Ontario and need to sort out new accommodation quickly, there are ways to make the process faster. Firstly, choose a quick and efficient method of finding a suitable property. The online site rentspot.com provides a fast and user-friendly way of finding a good selection of rental apartments in any of […]

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07 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Toronto Apartment Living: Fire Safety Tips for Tenants

Nearly all home fires are preventable. If you are renting in Toronto do make sure that you take every possible precaution to stop fires from starting. While your landlord must maintain the property to statutory fire-safety standards, it is your responsibility to make sure you do not introduce any fire hazards in the way you […]

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03 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Renting in Ontario: How rentspot.com Can Help Find the Most Desirable Location

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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02 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Back to School in Toronto or Ottawa: Tips for Arranging Off Campus Rentals

Getting your own apartment off-campus is an attractive prospect for many students but like all freedoms it brings responsibilities along with it. Renting an apartment on your own or with friends is more work to arrange but can bring all kinds of benefits, such as more independence, privacy and space; plus you can make your […]

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02 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Feel at Home in Ontario after an Overseas Move

Perhaps you have recently moved to a city in Ontario – let us say Ottawa or Toronto – from overseas. Maybe you have already found somewhere to live and made progress on finding a job, enrolling the kids in school and sorting out healthcare for the family. These are some of the really big tasks […]

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01 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Costs of being a landlord in Toronto

While there are great advantages to being a landlord in Toronto – a constant source of income and freedom from office hours are among the perks – there are several drawbacks. So what challenges await you as a landlord in a Toronto rental?  Consider the following: 1. You’ll be responsible for the upkeep of rentals […]

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27 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Ways to score cheap rent in Toronto

These are hard times and, for most people, keeping a roof over one’s head is the single biggest monthly or weekly expense. If you live in a big city like Toronto, how do you keep your rent as low as possible? Firstly, select cheaper neighbourhoods when searching for your Toronto rental. You’ll have to balance […]

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25 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Is your landlord breaking the law in Ottawa?

Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is a city of more than 900,000 residents who have a great life.  With wonderful urban neighbourhoods, rural villages and dynamic suburban communities, Ottawa is also blessed with having one of Canada’s most highly educated and talented workforces. No wonder, then, that Ottawa rental properties attract much attention. As a […]

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23 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Ways you’re violating your lease in Toronto

With Toronto ranked this year as the world’s fourth most liveable city, it’s no wonder that more people are looking for rentals in Toronto.  Do remember that when it comes to the lease for a Toronto rental, you need to review before you sign.  You might be tempted to skip over the turgid legal jargon, […]

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