The Average Cost of Renting an Apartment in Cities across Canada

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With the real estate market in Canada booming and the Bank of Canada’s recent cut in interest rates, the Canadian housing market looks like it might continue to surpass current levels – contrary to the many critics who have been expecting to see a downturn or even what some are expecting to be a “crash” in the housing market for a while now.

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DIY Bedroom Decorating Tips – Headboards and More!

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Of all the rooms in your apartment, you probably spend the most amount of time in your bedroom. After all, it’s where you recuperate after a long day of work, school, or other obligations — and hopefully for at least eight hours a night, if you’re getting enough shut-eye! As such, it’s a place you want to enjoy and feel at peace in; you want it to be conducive to relaxation, harmony, and rest.

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The Thousand Dollar Question – What Can You Rent for Under a $1,000 in Canada?

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The adage when it comes to renting an apartment is that, these days, $1,000 certainly won’t get you very much. However, we’ve discovered that that is simply not the case. That is, if you’re willing to live outside of the downtown core of some of Canada’s most populous cities. The Thousand Dollar Question – What Can You Rent for Under a $1,000 in Canada? Read More

Consider The Pros And Cons Of Renters’ Insurance With RentSeeker

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Also known as contents or tenants insurance, a renters’ insurance policy can protect you in case of losses, damages, and other expenses related to your rented home and/or your belongings. Much like home insurance, a good policy is sometimes a lifesaver; in other words, it can be the difference between financial ruin and staying afloat after the unthinkable occurs. Consider The Pros And Cons Of Renters’ Insurance With RentSeeker Read More

Moving To Canada? Read These Tips To Help You Find A New Apartment

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Unless you’re staying with family, finding a place to live will be one of your top concerns when you first make the move to Canada. Buying a house or condominium of your own might be out of reach in the early days, so like millions of other Canadians you’ll probably start looking to find a good rental apartment. Renting an apartment is a great way to get on your feet in your new country, and adjust to work, climate, culture, and other factors in a more relaxed environment. Moving To Canada? Read These Tips To Help You Find A New Apartment Read More

A Snapshot of Canada’s Rental Unit Landscape

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With much of the talk today around Canada’s seemingly never ending rising housing market and the ongoing discussion about the possibility of an overheated housing market, including the continued growth in condo development and the latest trend of condo developers converting what began as condo projects to new apartment rentals, our team here at RentSeeker.ca decided to see just how many apartment units there are in some cities across Canada in what we present as “A Snapshot of Canada’s Apartment Landscape” INFOGRAPH. A Snapshot of Canada’s Rental Unit Landscape Read More

Get The Most Out Of Your Apartment In The Hot Summer Months

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Living in Canada often means dealing with an overwhelming urge to break out of doors and enjoy the warm weather — once it finally arrives. It’s understandable; we often endure six or more months of winter-like temperatures each year, so sunshine and blue skies are hard to resist. But if you’re stuck at home, there are definitely ways to bring the incredible season indoors to brighten up and revitalize your living space. There are also some easy tricks to keep cool and comfortable once the city really gets sweltering. Get The Most Out Of Your Apartment In The Hot Summer Months Read More

Ask The Locals Or Experience It For Yourself — Life Is Good In The Loops!

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Most Canadians will admit that at some point in their lives, they’ve considered moving to British Columbia. But the natural line of thinking is to imagine life in Vancouver or Victoria, and to forget about the many other towns, cities, and communities across this great province that you could see yourself calling home. Ask The Locals Or Experience It For Yourself — Life Is Good In The Loops! Read More

Make A Move To Quebec City And Experience The Beautiful “Vieille Capitale”

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Modern industrial cities in Canada can sometimes make it easy to forget our ties to history. As we’ve all experienced, modern skyscrapers, shopping centres, airports, and freeways can turn our cities into concrete jungles that lack individuality or a sense of deep cultural significance. With constant construction and demolition, it’s hard to imagine the way our settlements looked just a few decades ago, let alone a few hundred years. Make A Move To Quebec City And Experience The Beautiful “Vieille Capitale” Read More

Canada vs. U.S. Price Comparison on Housing, Autos and more!

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We often hear Canadians comparing pricing on Housing, Cars, Electronics and more with our neighbours in the U.S.

So our team here at RentSeeker.ca decided to research the pricing on some of the more popular items across both borders and present it the way we know best – in a cool INFOGRAPH! Canada vs. U.S. Price Comparison on Housing, Autos and more! Read More