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Benefits of Living Close to Work

December 12, 2017

As Toronto’s job numbers enjoy an upswing and more people travel into the city for work each day, people are weary of longer commute times. It’s not surprising that more and more people are looking to condos to give them back a quality of life.  Here are some of the benefits of living close to work: Shorter Commute Means More Free Time Shorter commute times... Read More

Tips for Living with a Dog in a Condo

December 1, 2017

As more and more people embrace condo living, they incorporate all those things associated with home ownership, like pets. And the number of dogs in condos has increased correspondingly.  But before you get a pet, or decide to buy a condo thinking you can take your dog with you, there are a few things you should know first. Know the Rules Some condos forbid... Read More

King Street Transit Pilot Project

November 24, 2017

A pilot project along the busy King Street corridor in Toronto's downtown core intends to reduce travel time for commuters on the 504 King car route.  More than 65,000 commuters ride the 504 King route every day, and will welcome the improvement this transit priority zone represents to daily life. Improving Transit for Downtown Commuters Many of Toronto's... Read More

Convenient Condo Living in Stoney Creek – King’s Park

November 10, 2017

Sleek and timeless design meets small town natural setting in Stoney Creek, with the launch of King’s Park condo.  Design-wise, the modern mid-rise building is striking for its living wall along the west side of the building which creates a green and natural contrast to the unique aluminum and glass cladding. That shouldn’t come as a surprise, though, considering... Read More

Making the Most of Your Condo Amenities

October 27, 2017

Most modern condo developments come with amenity space. These have changed over the years as developers observe which amenities are truly value added and which aren’t. Amenities -- meant to extend your living space and enhance enjoyment of your home -- can include a fitness area/gym, outdoor terrace & BBQ area, party room, swimming pool, studio/screening room, and... Read More

Rental Properties Are Flying Off The Market

October 20, 2017

Have you been thinking about investing in a rental property? Maybe you’re concerned about softening real estate prices along with new real estate legislation. It sounds alarming but the truth is Toronto’s condo rental market is in very good shape. So if you’ve considered investing in a rental property, The Condo Store will work with you to get the most out of your... Read More

Living Close to Public Transit

October 10, 2017

There are plenty of reasons to live near public transit stations and today, we at The Condo Store will go over the various benefits. Remember, if you’re in the market for a condo, The Condo Store can help find the perfect location for you!   Grid-Lock Toronto has a well-publicized traffic problem, with gridlock and extreme congestion at just about any hour of... Read More

Tips For Renting Out Your Condo

September 30, 2017

Not every condo purchaser lives in their suite – many purchase as investment and rent the unit out. This is especially popular in Toronto especially with rental vacancy rates so low, and a constant migration into the city from elsewhere, it is easy to find tenants. But being a landlord can be stressful unless you understand what you are doing. We at The Condo Store... Read More

Real Estate Tips for First Time Buyers

September 25, 2017

Buying your first condo can be a pretty overwhelming experience. The words ‘down payment’ and ‘mortgage’ carry a lot of weight. Compared to renting, owning property might seem like a daunting and stressful experience. Certainly, it is big responsibility – one that you need to be prepared for – but there are ways to ease into the experience for a first-time... Read More

Buying a Condo In The Core vs. The Outside Neighbourhoods

September 20, 2017

Thinking of buying a condo? Congratulations! A condo is a big step in your real estate journey. It allows you to own property in the city of your choice, and offers an array of investment options. If you choose to buy in Toronto, you will own a piece of one of the best real estate markets in the world! When deciding where to buy a condo, however, the main question is:... Read More