Space is always a challenge for decorating condos. Saving up space is a constant endeavour for condo dwellers. How do you keep your home neat, organised and looking great while dealing with limited space? Here are ten guidelines to follow when decorating your condo; Lighter Tones – Lighter colour tones visually expands the room, making it appear bigger than it is, while darker hues make rooms appear compact. Stick to lighter tones like light creams, pastels, greys and neutral colours. Glass Pieces – Mirrors are popular room extenders. Aside from strategically placed mirrors, glass also extends the ...
10 Amazing Condo Decorating Ideas
May 14, 2018
5 Reasons Condos are the Ideal Starter Homes
April 30, 2018
Buying your first home is a major adulting milestone. Your own home comes with independence and the pride of ownership. However, it also means responsibility and increased costs of living. Thus, wisely choosing your first home is key to successful homeownership. First home buyers will often look for smaller homes, fixer uppers and condominiums, mainly because of its price tags. Here are five reasons why condominiums win as the best starter homes; Condos are more affordable. Condos are generally cheaper than houses of similar size and location. This means lower contract price, more affordable down payment and lower ...
Tips for Buying A Toronto Condo In 2018
April 25, 2018
With a boom in condo ownership, buyers are expected to become savvier about what makes a condo unit stand out. Whether you are a first time buyer or a seasoned investor, you’ll find home buying exciting and equally overwhelming at the same time. You will be entering a vast world of terminology, conditions and process you likely have little or no experience with. In this article, we discuss 5 tips you need to consider before taking the leap to help you navigate the process smoothly. 1. Builder Reputation Before you put your money down to anything, it ...
Top 10 Features that Sell Condominiums
April 23, 2018
How you position and promote your condo apartment will reflect how it will go – a quick sale or a languishing listing in the market. To improve your chances of selling your condo faster, it is important to note what the buyers are looking for, so you can highlight the same features in your listing. It will not give much benefit promoting features that nobody wants while burying those that are attractive to buyers. City Views – Amazing city views are premium condo selling feature. Living high and enjoying the views are among the top perks of the condominium ...
The Perks of Living Alone
April 16, 2018
The number of people living alone in condominiums is rising. Going solo is a lifestyle. In an age of social connectivity and collaborative workplaces, living alone provides a break from too much socialisation and interaction. Having a home all to yourself gives you identity, the respite from the everyday hustle-bustle and freedom from all cares, if only for a few hours a day. Live as you like it. You can play your kind of music, bring in pets or friends without having to worry about bothering anybody and go as clean or as messy as you’re comfortable. Go naked ...
Creative Ways to Maximise Use of your Balcony
April 2, 2018
Balconies are integral to the condo lifestyle. While we appreciate the extra space and the wonderful views we get from balconies, we aren’t fully conscious of the many more possibilities we can make use of the space. Here are six wonderful ways we can maximise the use of condo balconies during our warmer months; Breakfast Nook Would it be wonderful to have your morning coffee while enjoying the views and the warm morning sun? The balcony gives you awesome views and ample natural lighting, perfect for a breakfast nook. Create your own cheerful breakfast nook in one corner of ...
Steps to Finding the Right Condo for You
March 26, 2018
Buying a condo can either be fun or overwhelming, however you choose it to be. Buying a real estate property is a huge financial commitment. You cannot afford to make crucial mistakes. But, with the right people helping you find the perfect condo, the endeavour could be enjoyable. Get help from the experts. Not all real estate agents are the same. Some agents specialise in commercial properties, others on condos, and many on suburban houses. If you’re buying a condo, get a condo specialist. Condo realtors are trained not only on finding you the right condo, they ...
5 Reasons to Retire in the City
March 12, 2018
A significant number of condo buyers are baby boomers and Gen Xers. Condominiums are becoming the top choice for a retirement home for baby boomers. While many are still planning to retire in the quiet and peace of the country life, more and more retirees are looking to major cities like Toronto, Markham and Etobicoke for their retirement. Here are five top reasons to retire in the city; Best Health Care – Healthcare is a top concern of the elderly. At their advanced aged, they need the best medical care and attention. It is also important for them to ...
8 Hot Home Trends That You Should Definitely Try in 2018
February 26, 2018
If you are looking to buy a house or condo or just simply want to spruce up your living space, then you need to be on the lookout for the latest trends to try out in 2018. 1. Rich colors throughout the house Enough with the mustard and avocado green colors that have graced our living spaces from the 1970s. This year is going to see a bit of hue and pomp with warm grays paired with earthy reds and yellows, rust, brown blacks, camel, and tobacco. 2. Out with white and stainless ...
7 Things to Help Turn Your Bedroom into the Ultimate Sleep Cave
February 15, 2018
In your condo you have a clutter-free space that’s practically devoted to an affluently soothing nap… A room where everything from the fragrance in the air to the sheets seems to have been cautiously handpicked to augment feelings of peace and relaxation… And to top it all up to you also have blackout shades that block out the light from your room… But something’s still missing. It still feels like you could do a bit more to make your bedroom a little bit more sleep-friendly. Luckily for you, we have rounded up 7 things that’ll help turn your bedroom ...