Renting in Toronto: Tips for your first home

As a next step, I reached out to the realtor to schedule viewings for all the listings I shortlisted. He was super helpful and asked me for 3 items to proceed: Employment letter, a Credit report from EQUIFAX, and the Rental agreement. I was also asked to provide 2 references (names and contact information) of individuals who knew me in Canada; I…

Renting in downtown Toronto: The research

For most newcomers, one of the major and most important tasks after landing is finding a permanent place to live. After hearing quite a few horror stories, I decided that information and research were my best friends and was able to secure a condo in downtown Toronto within a week. My reasons for choosing to live downtown were fairly straightforward and simple:…