Yearly Archives: 2015

RentSeeker.ca Publishes New Report Showing Housing Prices across Canada with Year over Year Data

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RentSeeker.ca, Canada’s Leading Apartment Finder and Real Estate Marketing and Data Company today published it’s Annual Housing Market Report INFOGRAPHIC – showing the cost to purchase a home in cities across Canada, and the salary needed to support the purchase. The Housing Market Report also includes year-over-year changes (listed below).

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Average Rents for Apartments in Toronto and the GTA

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With housing prices out of reach for many Torontonians and the surrounding Greater Toronto Area (GTA), RentSeeker.ca, one of Canada’s largest and most visited online apartment finders, published new data showing the average rent costs for apartments for rent in Toronto and the surrounding Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

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Tips for Getting to Know All the Hot Spots in Your City

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When you rent an apartment, you might be moving to a new city for the first time. While searching for an apartment today has gotten easier with websites and apartment finders like RentSeeker.ca offering a large selection of apartment rentals available for rent, moving can be overwhelming — all the more so when you’re in a totally new environment.

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How Renters Are Searching for Apartments Today

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Most renters and home buyers today start their search for apartment rentals, condos for rent or sale, and homes for rent or sale, by utilizing some digital medium or another. Whether it’s the web, social media, or any other digital platform.

 In fact, almost ALL renters and home buyers these days start their search online.

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How Much Do You Need to Buy a House in Cities Across Canada

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The topic of Canada’s housing market is in the national news on an almost daily basis, and even globally, with year-over-year increases of close to 10% in markets like Toronto and Vancouver. In fact, the Canadian housing market rise outstripped all but 3 other global markets!

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Big City Living vs The Suburbs

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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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The Benefits of Renting an Apartment vs. Buying

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When you’re ready to leave the nest, or even just upgrade to a bigger home, you might be faced with the decision to rent or buy. There was a time when owning a home was a bit of a status symbol – but times have changed. In 2015, renting has its perks. The real estate market is in a volatile place, and young people may not feel secure in investing such a tremendous amount into a market that is unstable.

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