Cabbagetown Festival and Cabbagetown Tour of Homes

According to Cabbagetown Preservation Association, Cabbagetown is the largest continuous area of preserved Victorian housing in all of North America. This neighbourhood is populated by various multicultural communities of artists, young professionals, but also researchers and scientists associated with nearby University of Toronto and it’s the ideal place to experience the diversity Toronto has to offer. Silver …

Photo Essay: The University of Toronto Neigbourhood

The University of Toronto is situated on the border of Queen’s Park in the city’s core, and it has continued growing since its foundation in 1827. Today, it is considered Canada’s premier university, and it’s known internationally for its influential research. It’s also centrally located in downtown Toronto, close to neighbourhoods like Yorkville and the …

Save Your Budget with Carson Dunlop Home Care Plan

Purchasing a home, particularly when you’ve gone from renting to owning, can be stressful, especially when it comes to managing a new budget. Added regular expenses of property taxes, mortgage payments, utilities, and insurance alongside unexpected repairs and maintenance on a home can seem overwhelming to a homebuyer. Since homebuyers, particularly those in competitive markets …

15 Citation Drive – an Architectural Beauty

You know something special when you see it. Something that stands out from the crowd. Something that provides everything you’re looking for, while also offering original features that you never even knew you were looking for. That’s what’s on display in the captivating mid-century modern bungalow located at 15 Citation Drive. Located in Bayview Village, …

Increasing Toronto Population: Is Development Catching Up?

Toronto has undergone a massive transformation in the past 20 years. While it has long held the title of Canada’s largest city, throughout the past two decades Toronto has gone from a moderately sized city, to one of the most important economic hubs and population centres in North America — even overtaking Chicago as the …

The Real Costs of Suburban Living in the GTA

If you think living in the suburbs is cheaper than living downtown, think again. The latest data released by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) shows that, in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the added costs of commuting usually offset the savings achieved from buying a house in the suburbs surrounding Canada’s biggest city. Homeowners …

How to Realistically Save for a Down-payment in Toronto

A recent survey by Point2Homes found that while 66 per cent of millennials had an interest in buying a home, half had savings significantly below the national average down payment ($25,000) and 12 per cent didn’t have anything aside. What’s more, 70 per cent of millennials believed that for a down payment they would need …