//Tag: housing

Family friendly, green condos coming to Montreal

For the vast majority of human history, our ancestors cohabited in small clans of 40 to 50 individuals, living in perfect harmony with nature. But today, most people live in cities with neighbors numbering in the millions, all plundering the planet for food, energy and parking space. Yet, somewhere, in the backs of our [...]

Montreal Real Estate Trends and Tips for 2019

Long overshadowed by red hot real estate markets in Toronto and Vancouver, Montreal is now gaining ground and showing signs of robust growth. The financial capital of the Quebec province, Montreal has long been recognized as one of the most desirable cities on the continent, but prices have remained modest, while home values in [...]

Toronto Real Estate Tips for Foreign Buyers

Whether you're moving to Toronto, moving within Toronto, or just looking to buy some investment property in Canada's number one city, you'll quickly find that Toronto's real estate market is red hot. In the last decade or so, a number of factors have conspired to make Toronto one of North America's most desirable cities and [...]

Toronto Real Estate Trends and Tips for 2019

In the last decade or two, Toronto has erupted into one of the hottest real estate markets in North America. And with hot markets come burning questions. So as we enter 2019, what are the hot questions on everyone's minds? We could fill a dozen servers with speculations and predictions on Toronto real estate [...]

Home Sweet Home: Buying a house in Canada

If you're serious about moving to Canada and sticking around for more than a few hours, there are just a couple of things you are absolutely going to need: food and shelter. Now as far as the food goes, you can probably get that sorted out on your own. But when it comes time to [...]

EcoVillages in Québec: A sustainable way of living

EcoVillages are an alternative form of living, which are becoming increasingly popular in Québec. As the name suggests, the EcoVillage is community oriented way of life, happening mostly in rural areas and following an earth-conscious philosophy. Off the grid and without centralized municipal resources like water and electricity, the communities typically rely on solar [...]

Mortgages in Canada: How do they work?

So you've moved to Canada, you've made it your home, and now you're ready to buy a house. This could be the largest and most important purchase you make in your whole life. It's certainly more complicated than buying a new stereo or even a used car. You'll want to be well informed when [...]

Canadian Real Estate Market 2018

Between skyrocketing housing prices and aggressive new regulatory policies at the federal level, the Canadian real estate market has never been more volatile. Excitement and anxiety are reaching levels that Canadians rarely see outside of a hockey game. So if you're thinking of buying a house, making a shrewd investment, or just being a [...]

Where to buy furniture in Toronto?

That's it, you just found the perfect house or apartment, located in the most enchanting part of Toronto, surrounded by lovely neighbours and close to great commodities? From now on, the only thing you need is to furnish your new living room, which still seems a bit empty. Let's face it, even a beautiful [...]

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