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    Friday, May 24, 2019   /   by Sally Niu

    Greenwood-Coxwell Neighbourhood Guide

    The less known Toronto neighbourhood best suited for a balanced urban life.
    Why would someone want to live in Greenwood-Coxwell?
    The Greenwood-Coxwell neighbourhood is one of Toronto’s hidden gems. This neighbourhood is perfect for young professionals and retirees. It is a community-oriented neighbourhood, making it overall a great place to live, work, and play. With a Walk Score of 82, and a BikeScore of 52 the area is beautiful for walking and biking. Not to mention its great TTC access, scoring an 84 in Transit Score.
    There is plenty of green space for all ages. Among them, the resident favourite is Monarch Park. 
    The neighbourhood is close to the laird strip which is full of unique shops and restaurants for everyone. All these great features make Greenwood-Coxwell the ideal place for your busy urban lifestyle.
    Who lives here?
    This is the place to call home for younger, Upper-Middle-Income singles and families. Many here live an active leisure life. These folk ...

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    Friday, May 24, 2019   /   by Sally Niu

    A Techie's Guide to Apartment Decor

    Working and living in Toronto’s downtown tech hub can be exciting as well as taxing. 
    Although techies are known as hustlers, your living space should not take a second seat. After all, this is where you recharge at the end of the day for the hustle and bustle ahead.

    When it comes to picking a rental space in downtown, I’m sure there are a lot of factors to keep in mind, such as proximity to work and transit, unit size, and amenities. Once you’ve settled in, adding personal flare is next up on the list. How can you efficiently personalize your decor that’s fit for a crazy startup life? 

    Tip #1: Create order in the foyer
    The key is to establish a better organizing system at home. You can save tons of time by making sure that the things you gravitate towards most often, have a place and are within your immediate reach. According to the blog Cort, creating an efficient entrance to the home can help with that. Setting up a free-standing coat ra ...

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    Tuesday, May 14, 2019   /   by Sally Niu

    GTA Real Estate Market At A Glance - April & Q1, 2019

    The Toronto Real Estate Board released the April and the first quarter of 2019 GTA real estate transaction data in their latest reports.
    Interpreted intelligently, these statistics could provide invaluable insights to home buyers, sellers, tenants, and landlords alike. From determining your buying or selling strategies, adjusting timelines, to setting up realistic expectations, and predicting investment outcomes, these insights can guide consumers to act from an educated position.

    Drawing on more than 50 years of expertise in real estate, Boiron Group summarized the three TREB reports into a bite-sized digest so you can be better informed of today’s market in no time.

    Condominiums, followed by semi-detached and townhouses, continued to drive price growth. Detached house prices dipped again, especially in the suburbs.

    According to TREB’s April Market Watch report, the average selling price in the GTA increased by 1.9% year-over-year to $820,148. This represented th ...

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