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 ...
The Perks of Living Alone
April 16, 2018
Condo Rental Tips for First Time Landlords
April 9, 2018
Real estate is still the safest investment choice. Land and home values are slowly and steadily increasing. Condominiums offer a more dynamic investment option as if done correctly they can generate a positive cash flow from rentals. Condo units are also cheaper and usually easier to sell than detached homes. However, to be a successful condo investor, you will need to know and do your duties as a landlord and to learn to find the perfect tenant. Here are some condo rental tips for first time landlords; Review your building’s rental rules. Condos in Canada are governed by ...
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 ...
Eight Cumberland Condominiums - New Release
March 21, 2018
Yorkville's Definitive Condominium Address - New Release Floorplans 8 Cumberland Condominiums by Great Gulf is the epitome of Yorkville Living. Yorkville is by many accounts the most famous neighbourhood in downtown Toronto with many of the most popular dining, shopping and entertainment establishments in the area. Nearby subway stations include: Bloor-Yonge, Bay and Wellesley. Top universities are only minutes away. The window to secure a suite during this New Release is small so don't delay, register here. Estimated occupancy is September 2021. Click Here to View the Floor Plans Click Here to View the Features and Finishes Register Here for ...
14 Easy and Effective Condo Staging Strategies
March 19, 2018
Selling a condo is not easy, especially when there’s a bunch of similar properties available in the market. But, you can trump the competition with a little help from the experts – an experienced condo real estate agent and a professional condo stager. While you can’t go around not having a realtor, here are some easy and effective staging strategies that can help you sell your condo fast; Depersonalise – Time to take down portraits, family pictures, your children’s school medal collection and your personal collection of dolls, records and whatnot. Replace them with artsy pictures, artworks or classy ...
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 ...
VIP Condo Launches - Lumina in North York and 859 West in Etobicoke
March 9, 2018
Exclusive Pre-Release V.I.P. Opportunity Boutique Luxurious Condominium Lifestyle in North York Coming soon to Don Mills and Sheppard is Lumina Condominiums. Located across from Fairview Mall in the pulse of North York close to Don Mills Subway Station, HWY 401 , 404 and the DVP, Lumina will have so much to offer in it's surroundings and interior for everyone to enjoy. It is also adjacent to The Parkway Forest Community Centre which has a 50,000 sq. ft. state of the art facility with full sized Gym, Running Track, Aerobic and Dance Studio, YMCA Daycare, Outdoor Pool and more. Also close by ...
Buying New VS Resale Condo: A Comparison
March 5, 2018
One of the main factors to consider when buying condos in Canada is whether to go for a new unit or a resale. There is no definite answer or choice. Both brand new and pre-owned condo units have its own set of advantages and drawbacks. Other factors like location, amenities, price and floor plans come into play. It all boils down to what you need and your lifestyle. But, when given a choice between a new and a resale condo, here are the factors that you need to consider; Occupancy Resale condos are often ready for occupancy, you ...
Toronto Condo Market Forecast 2018 - Should You Buy a Condo Soon?
February 28, 2018
The Toronto Housing market has been marred by severe housing shortages and high prices. However, prospective for condominium buyers is on the rise with sales under $500K picking up. With the new rules in place, buyers can now access lower mortgages. The bigger question however remains; should you invest in a Toronto Condo? According to the Canadian Economic Forecast, Canada is set for a 3.7% economic growth, which usually translates into better sales for the real estate industry. Both new and old condos will be in high demand during spring once the buyers have saved up their down payments ...