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What can I do now to prepare for spring buying season?


Spring is the best time to sell a home. After a dark winter season, spring is a breath of fresh air – literally. Here are some tips on readying your home to prepare for the upcoming spring buying season. Conduct an early home inspection. Check inside for places where leaks, insects, and rodents can get …

Rent-to-Own: An Easy Way to Buy a Home, or a Trap?


  If you want to own a home, the rent-to-own option may seem appealing, particularly if you’re credit- or income-challenged and can’t qualify to buy a home any other way. But it’s not always as simple as it seems. In this situation, the homeowner may be having difficulty selling the home, and may decide to …

Here’s Why Homeowners Insurance Costs So Much


Do you know why your home insurance costs are high? According to a recent article in the Financial Post, there are 14 specific home features that could be driving up your rates. Such as: Swimming pools. Swimming comes with a risk of drowning, so pools come with more expensive home insurance. Your liability goes up …

New Mandatory Form Protects Tenants and Landlords


Ontario is introducing a new, simple standard lease that will be mandatory for private residential leases signed on or after April 30, 2018, including tenancies in single and semi-detached houses, apartment buildings, rented condominiums and secondary units (such as basement apartments). Currently there is no standardized form for rental agreements between landlords and tenants in Ontario. The …

What’s On in Toronto This September


If you think the city is jam-packed with events only in the summer, think again. As the temperatures cool and the leaves begin changing their beautiful colours, there’s no shortage of activities to help you usher in the fall. Ready to see some stars? Set your sights on this year’s Toronto International Film Festivalfrom Sept. 6 …

What’s On in Toronto This August


orontonians get spoiled in August. Every patio has come to life, there’s a new festival popping up every week and there are so many outdoor events planned that it almost feels impossible to choose where to go. To help, here are four events worth checking out. Have a sweet tooth? Then you don’t want to …

Toronto Is the Future Home of Tim’s Headquarters


Canada’s favourite coffee chain is moving its headquarters from the suburbs to downtown Hogtown. The company announced earlier this year that it will be relocating from Oakville to a 6,000-square-metre space in the Exchange Tower, right in the heart of the city’s financial district. Timmy’s isn’t the first company to make the move from the …

What’s On in Toronto This July


If you find yourself needing help filling these long summer nights, look no further than these upcoming events and festivals in the city. Don’t miss the chance to connect with incredible local artisans, chefs, bakers, and crafters every Saturday (11 a.m.-8 p.m.) and Sunday (11 a.m.-5 p.m.) at the Waterfront Artisan Market. Head on over to …

$9B Funding Slotted to Boost Transit in T.O.


Toronto’s transit system will get a much-needed boost after the provincial and federal governments announced that they will team up to give the city close to $9 billion to put toward transit infrastructure. At a March 14 press conference, the provincial and federal and infrastructure ministers signed an agreement that will see the federal government …

What’s On in Toronto This June


Summer is almost here, and with its impending arrival, Torontonians can once again look forward to finally ditching their jackets, lounging on patios, and, of course, enjoying these upcoming events and festivals. The city will be transformed into an artist’s playground from June 6 to 24 for Luminato 2018. Every year, the arts and cultural festival …

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