It’s no secret that rents in Toronto’s downtown core have skyrocketed in the last few years. In fact, it’s likely all you ever hear about. But you can save up to 46 per cent a month by moving out of the centre and into the pre-amalgamation boroughs of the city.
Sat 23 Feb, 2019FULL
Renters are most concerned about the housing market, says Zoocasa, an online real estate brokerage, in its 2019 housing outlook report released last month, which surveyed Canadians on their perceptions of the real estate market
Sat 2 Feb, 2019FULL
As parents, we’ll be the major influence on our children’s spending habits and feelings towards money. We need to get comfortable talking about money and the earlier we start, the better the outcome. Here’s an outline about how to talk to your kids about money as they grow up.
Sat 26 Jan, 2019FULL
There’s an idea that over the long term, renting is actually more cost effective than buying. All of those extra costs that come along with a home make ownership unattractive. Property taxes, repairs and maintenance make for a negative dividend; unlike many stocks that pay dividends to investors, homes take money away.
Sat 19 Jan, 2019FULL
Kitchener-Waterloo has become somewhat of a destination in southwestern Ontario. Previously known most for its German heritage and large Mennonite communities, it has grown into a tech hotspot, attracting professional workers from all over the province.
Fri 14 Dec, 2018FULL
In Canada, more than one in three people aged 20-34 live with their parents. In urban centres like the Greater Toronto Area, that number is much higher – closer to 50%. Whether your dream is to rent or buy, or just get out of there ASAP, here are some tips to help you save up, so you can move out.
Sat 8 Dec, 2018FULL
You can’t beat traditional treats during the holiday season, and there’s nothing quite as classic as gingerbread. From elaborately decorated gingerbread houses to crisp gingersnaps, there are many ways to enjoy the slightly spiced and cozy flavour.
Sat 1 Dec, 2018FULL
A rental suite is a great way to help meet your mortgage payments and supplement your income as house prices creep up across Canada. If you’re looking to rent out your basement suite, consider these tips:
Sat 17 Nov, 2018FULL
Etobicoke is almost as old as the City of Toronto itself, and was this close to being purchased by the British in 1787 as part of Toronto, but the deal fell through. No worries though, because just 201 short years later it joined Toronto and now makes up the western end of this mega-city.
Thu 15 Nov, 2018FULL
On October 17, 2018, cannabis became a legal substance in Canada and the possession and growing of it was decriminalized. But legalization is leaving tenants and landlords a little dazed and confused.
Sat 3 Nov, 2018FULL