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Best Bathroom Studios In Toronto

Best Bathroom Studios In Toronto

The bathroom can be a tranquil retreat for many of us. It’s practically the reason why bubble bath, Enya, and scented candles exist. Perhaps this is because the average person spends somewhere around 45 minutes in the loo each day. Over the years this adds up, to about a year and a half over the …

Best Asian Restaurants in Toronto

Best Asian Restaurants in Toronto

Asian cuisine in Toronto long surpassed your traditional run-of-the-mill take-out Chinese we knew a few years back. Now when someone mentions Asian restaurant, there are many Thai, Japanese or Asian-fusion inspired restaurants in our city you can choose from. And with so many options, there are different tastes, but they all share one ingredient: their …

What Type of Insurance Do You Need for your Condo?

What Type of Insurance Do You Need for your Condo?

With these incredibly low insurance rates available, it has never been a better time to own a condo in Toronto. Condo insurance is generally more affordable than home insurance with average condo insurance policy rates in Canada falling within the range of $20 to $35 per month.

In Toronto specifically, the average monthly cost of …

The Best Carpet and Rug Stores In Toronto

The Best Carpet and Rug Stores In Toronto

Carpeting is an important element in a home. It can transform a previously cold basement into a warm and cozy space for the entire family to enjoy together. A quality carpet can act as that final missing element, or act as a much needed decorative cornerstone to a space intended for entertaining.

Whether you’re looking …

Things to Know Before Buying a Pre-Construction Condo

Things to Know Before Buying a Pre-Construction Condo

Due to high demand, the pre-construction market is booming once again, offering condo buyers the unique opportunity to get in on the ground floor. Literally. Condo buyers are certainly not without options if they’re willing to consider purchasing in pre-construction. If you’ve been looking high and low for a place that feels just right, don’t …

Photo Essay: The Best Patios in Toronto

Photo Essay: The Best Patios in Toronto

Summer is in full swing. If you are a Toronto city-dweller and condo owner, you are probably looking for a reason to stay outside and soak up the sun as much as you can. With so many restaurants in Toronto adding patios, you can do exactly that! And if you are not much of a patio …

The Price of a Good View

The Price of a Good View

One of the great things about living in Toronto is whatever condo you may call home, there’s a pretty big chance you’ll have a view worth buying over. As Toronto market gets more intense, a great view could become that much pricier entry on your dream real estate checklist.

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There are many, …

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto pt. 2

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto pt. 2

A person’s home is their sanctuary, so it makes sense to pepper your homes look with some fantastic finds that really speak to your personal style and balance out the standard staples. Thankfully Toronto has some fantastic designer furniture options that carefully curate wonderful pieces for virtually any look and budget.

Back by popular demand …

Top 10 Toronto Food Bloggers in 2016

Top 10 Toronto Food Bloggers in 2016

Love for food is better when shared, even if only by writing a blog post. Sharing reviews and tips on where and what to eat became a norm after platforms like Yelp or Foursquare came to play. They help regular public navigate the rich food scene. They are important especially in Toronto, where it's hard …

Toronto Restaurants with Amazing Views

Toronto Restaurants with Amazing Views

A good view goes a long way. It can turn a simple dinner date into a memorable occasion. Toronto is a gorgeous city full of natural beauty, an eclectic mix of modern and classic architecture, and stunning low and high rise vistas. But you probably know that already. What you may not know is that …