Toronto Condo Living

Design inspiration, contractors to hire, insurance and other condo-related information you might need.

Less Is More With Minimalist Condo Design

Less Is More With Minimalist Condo Design

With limited viable housing on the market in Toronto, particularly new builds, condo living just makes sense. Condos provide Torontonians with numerous amenities, and better priced access to walkable neighbourhoods. Whether you’re about to purchase your first home or are downsizing to a condo to help streamline your life, you likely understand the ‘one size …

Everything You Need To Know About Loft Life In Toronto

Everything You Need To Know About Loft Life In Toronto

Interest in loft living within Toronto has been booming for nearly two decades. With this trend, minimalism and convenience have become increasingly appealing lifestyles for Torontonians. Perhaps this is why lofts have become such a popular real estate choice with new and exciting builds expanding the way we think about living.

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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 …

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 …

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.

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11 Tips on Condo Gardening from Toronto Experts

11 Tips on Condo Gardening from Toronto Experts

Toronto’s real estate market continues to soar sky high, and so are many of the city’s residents who are opting to live life with a view. Toronto’s skyline is trending as the "must buy" destination within the city. In 2011 the National Household Survey revealed 1,615,485 Canadian households lived in condominiums as renters or owners. …

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto

Toronto is a city that loves great design. If you want to bring some serious style into your home, these furniture stores are a must visit. From minimalist to eccentric, affordable to high-end, there’s a store with your name on it and pieces you’ll adore. Check out our favourite designer furniture stores in the city.…