Canadian cities are officially unaffordable for renters making the minimum wage. The average after-tax wage needed to afford a one-bedroom apartment across Canada is just over $20/hour and $22/hour for a two-bedroom, assuming the tenant works 40 hours a week for 52 weeks out of the year.
Sat 3 Aug, 2019FULL
The Ontario government announced the Fair Housing Plan (FHP) in April 2017 and specifically designed it to cool the market. Included among the 16 measures the then-Liberals hoped would stop the runaway prices of the Toronto market, was rent control on private rental units, including those built after 1991.
Sat 13 Jul, 2019FULL
Welcome to Charleswood, a semi-rural residential community located in the southwestern part of Winnipeg, Manitoba, a serene suburb that is a perfect place to live.
Wed 19 Jun, 2019FULL
Calgary is hailed as one of the most affordable cities in Canada to buy an apartment, according to a recent report from Zoocasa, which means it’s also a good deal for renters.
Sat 25 May, 2019FULL
Mother’s Day is a celebration of women who devote so much of their effort and energy to their families. Celebrating Mom on Mother’s Day lets her know all of her efforts haven’t gone unnoticed.
Sat 27 Apr, 2019FULL
There’s a case to be made that Mississauga has become more desirable than Toronto for renters.
The average condo rental price in Mississauga was about $2,232 by the end of 2018 while the average condo rental in Toronto was $2,369, only a hundred dollars higher.
Sat 20 Apr, 2019FULL
Autism has become a household word because of the vast number of lives impacted by this highly scrutinized and often confusing series of conditions. In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention determined that 1 in 59 children currently has autism spectrum disorder in the United States.
Sat 13 Apr, 2019FULL
Burlington-Oakville has become a popular hotspot for first-time home buyers and those looking for larger, luxurious lots near a stunning waterfront. Here is our recommendations for four free fun things to do Burlington-Oakville.
Sat 30 Mar, 2019FULL
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