The term ‘affordable housing’ means very different things to different people. If you ask the average 30 something year old couple trying to find a house in downtown Toronto, affordable means anything under $1 000 000 as the average cost for a detached home hit $1.26 million this month. On the other end of the socio economic ladder, many Canadians are experiencing difficulties finding a place to live within their budget in neighbourhoods they have lived in for years, and the problem is only getting worse. … What Affordable Housing Means and Why It’s Important
The Government of Ontario has set the 2017 guideline for rent increases to 1.5 per cent.
The guideline, which is set by the Province of Ontario, outlines the maximum percentage by which landlords can increase a tenant’s rent based on the Ontario Consumer Price Index. The guideline is the maximum a landlord can increase most tenants’ rent during a year without the approval of the Landlord and Tenant Board.
Canada’s housing and rental markets continue to be a topic of conversation for real estate experts and economists, journalists and media outlets, government officials and the general public.
RentSeeker.ca, Canada’s Leading Real Estate Website and Apartment Finder, has Launched the First Ever LIVE Web-Based Real Estate Panel Discussion featuring Real Estate Professionals, Top Business and Real Estate Journalists and MP’s from across the country to discuss Canada’s Real Estate Market.
Is it better to rent or buy? This is one of the most common financial questions Canadian consumers have to deal with at some point. From millennials who typically begin their careers while renting, to families who are looking to live “the Canadian dream” of home ownership.
One of the most exciting parts of moving in to a new apartment is getting to decorate everything exactly how you want it. The empty rooms are screaming out for your aesthetic touch and it’s time to put your creativity and style to work.
While the cost of renting an apartment, condo or house depends on a number of factors – including; size (number of bedrooms), neighbourhood and location, and the age and condition of the property – among other factors, Canada’s leading apartment finder and real estate marketing website, RentSeeker.ca published it’s updated average cost of renting across Ontario for renters and landlords to be able to use as a resource for reference.
With the Canadian rental market in full demand with housing prices continuing to stay on the rise across Canada, condo and rental developers are taking notice and adding some pretty attractive incentives and amenities to their properties to help attract renters.
If you’re looking to rent a condo or apartment, here are some properties showcasing some pretty amazing amenities which are worth checking out!
Are you moving to Ottawa or visiting for the first time? The Capital of Canada has plenty to offer those looking for cultural sites, fantastic dining, and evening entertainment. The city is a fantastic place for families, young professionals, and students alike. Dive in to our list of things to do in this southern Ontario city.
OK, we know, by now virtually everyone has heard of QR codes – you know – those squares made of smaller black-and-white squares that are scanned by smartphones. The QR stands for Quick Response, and they began as a way to track parts through the manufacturing process and other industries dating back to the 1980’s.