Tag Archives: Big City Living

Big City Living vs The Suburbs


Many of the major cities in Canada offer two very different types of living situations to renters — living in the suburbs or inner-city living. Sprawl has taken hold in some Canadian cities, and suburbs stretch from what was once a city’s edge to new communities being built to accommodate more and more buyers and renters.

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Apartment Living – No Car? No Problem!


If you are like many people nowadays, you are putting car ownership at the bottom of your to-do list. In fact, according to The New York Times, forty-six per cent of drivers aged 18 to 24 said they would choose Internet access over owning a car. Similarly, Statistics Canada said sales of new cars and trucks fell 6.7 per cent in February of last year. Whether you are trying to save money or are trying to save the environment, you can live comfortably without a car. When looking at apartments, it’s important to also look at the neighbourhood – what amenities are within walking distance? Apartment Living – No Car? No Problem! Read More

Apartment Hunting? Downtown or Suburbs? Pros & Cons…

The Ups and Downs of renting an apartment in Downtown

If you’ve been looking to move into a new apartment and have always wondered if you should look for a location in the downtown district or in the suburbs, then this article is for you!

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Living Near Public Transportation


Many people underestimate the benefits of living near, and / or using public transportation.

Apartments for rent in Toronto are often very close to public transportation. You’d be surprised at where you can go, how much you can save, and all the benefits of public transportation by considering this option when looking for rental apartments. Mississauga is well connected to Toronto via public transportation. Living Near Public Transportation Read More