Moving to Toronto, Ontario home neighbourhoods, realtors, and movers



WHY BE Moving to Toronto?

Toronto is the largest city in Canada, and is the heart of Ontario's (and by extension, Canada's) manufacturing, finance, government administration, media, and marketing sectors. The city has a range of small between-the-wars homes, luxury homes (in areas like Rosedale, and Bridle Path), and modern lakeshore condos. The city is linguisticly and ethnicly diverse, with people who have moved here from pretty well every other conuntry on the planet. Pearson Airport, likewise, connects the city with all other parts of the world.
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A military fort at the time of the War of 1812, and prized for its natural harbour, Toronto quickly grew as a trading and manufacturing centre, with the Don River home to brewers, distillers, brickworks, and textile manufacturers. The railways connected Toronto to the vast forests and mineral resources of northern Ontario, and made Toronto the export gateway for Candian manufacturing.

Toronto has long been the provincial capital, and also grew to be the head office capital of Canada's industry, retailing and finance. Downtown became home to ever-higher buildings, culminating in the CIBC building which was for a time the tallest building in the British Commonwealth. After World War II, the downtown grew into a modern skyline, including the CN Tower.

Kensington Market area west of downtown

The post-war period attracted immigrants from all around the world, and the city expanded beyond its boundaries to become the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) of today.

Residences in Balmy Beach Toronto added the subway system to speed communters into the downtown and across the city. To the north, in North York, Highway 401 was built with 16 lanes of traffic to speed cross-town automobile traffic.

Toronto has the second-highest proportion of immigrants in the world (over half were born outside Canada), after Miami, Florida. Toronto's however reflect a much more diverse cultural & linguistic mix, with a tranquility and tolerance that is the hallmark of Canadian society. The resulting proliferation of ethnic neighbourhoods, ethnic shops and restaurants representing cultures around the world is second to none.

Queen at Roncesvalles Street Car turnaround Toronto, recently amalgamated from five municipalities, is Canada's largest city with a population of 4.3 million, and is the capital of the province of Ontario. "Toronto" is the Huron Indian word that means "place of meeting" Toronto is the head office capital of Canada, the financial centre of he country, home of the second largest stock exchange in North America, and home to the country's busiest airport. Toronto is also home to the world's tallest building, the CN Tower (which dominates our skyline). If that isn't BIG enough, the city's new mayor, Mel Lastman has voiced an interest in making Toronto a province.

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Residents have plenty to do! The city has plenty of major league sports with teams that include the Blue Jays, Leafs, Raptors, and Argonauts. The city has over 5,000 restaurants and eateries and nightlife to match.

The city is a multicultural mecca, and has more than 100 ethnic groups speaking approximately 100 languages. Yonge Street, our main thoroughfare, is the longest street in the world (about 1,200 miles/ 1,800 km long). You can also head underground for shopping in the world's biggest underground city, which is connected to train stations and subways stations. At any one time, there are some 40 productions playing - including Broadway musicals, classical concerts, ballet and opera, plus a range of "leading edge" productions!

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Toronto (Inner City) Realtors, Home Builders, Mortgages & Movers

Here are a featured SAMPLING of home builders, realtors, mortgagee lenders, as well as moving & storage companies. For a complete (and searchable listing) use the red SEARCH feature at right.

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Builder Listings

Here are some of the Toronto Home & Condo builders listed in the Moving In Canada directory:

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Toronto BuildersDormaster Garage Doors & Windows

Dormaster Garage Doors & Windows provides high-quality services in garage door installation and repair in Toronto, Ontario. Also available 24/7 for emergency service and repair.

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Toronto BuildersOne Bloor West

The ONE will be one of Canada's tallest, aside from the CN Tower. This project will rise to heights of 318 Metres and budget of $1-billion.

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Toronto BuildersGoldhand Contractors LTD

Goldhand Contractors LTD prides itself on being the go-to choice for clients in Toronto, North York, Markham and surrounding for Kitchen Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Patio Doors and more!

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Toronto BuildersWestminster Heritage Properties Inc.

Westminster Heritage Properties Inc. is a vertically integrated realty firm that provides bespoke "A-Z" property services. Our team of personnel specialize in the acquisition, development and management of commercial and residential property.

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Toronto BuildersHalo Residences

Halo Residences is a new condo development by Cresford Development Corporation currently in preconstruction at 480-484 Yonge Street (Yonge St/College St) in Downtown Toronto.

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Realtors Listings

Here are some of the Toronto realtors with knowledge of suitable homes available in the neighbourhood you want, listed in the Moving In Canada directory:

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Toronto RealtorsBennett Properties Toronto – Royal LePage Your Community Brokerage

Matthew Bennett & Brittaney Bennett are Real Estate Sales Representatives working through Bennett Properties Toronto, and Royal LePage Your Community Realty.

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Toronto RealtorsLeslie and Pat Real Estate

Leslie Brlec is a registered Real Estate practitioner and Pat Simmonds is a Broker with RE/MAX Hallmark. They are based in the Leslieville office.

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Toronto RealtorsExecutive Furnished Condos

Furnished Condos specializes in providing beautifully furnished condo suites for use during your visit to Toronto. Our rental suites are available for short-term

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Toronto Realtorscondosnoop

I'm a Realtor who focuses on Downtown Toronto Condos. I made condosnoop as a tool to help you make an informed Buying or Selling decision. We have Floor Plans, Pictures and all the info you need for every building in Downtown Toronto.

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Toronto RealtorsQuynh Tran Real Estate

Residential real estate service including houses, condos, townhouses, lofts in Toronto, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Oakville and Burlington for Sellers, Buyers, Investors or Renters.

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Mortgage Listings

Here are some of the Toronto mortgage lending and mortgage broker companies listed in the Moving In Canada directory:

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Toronto MortgagesHanley Mortgage Group

Hanley Mortgage Group is run and overseen by Darlene Hanley, who has consistently been in Oriana Financial's top 1% of brokers. She has won Oriana Financial's Top Producing Mortgage Broker award several times, including in 2015.

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Toronto MortgagesTrue North Mortgage Brokers

To meet demand for our rates and service in the GTA and Ontario, we opened our second Toronto location September 1st, 2011. This store is located at 200 Wellington Street West which is also known as the Metro Centre.

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Toronto MortgagesMortgage Alliance AKAL Mortgages

With 10 years of experience in the mortgage industry, we bring you the Choice, Convenience & Counsel. We provide customized solutions to get YOU the Right Mortgage! Brokerage Licence # 10845 Independently Owned & Operated

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Toronto MortgagesTrue North Mortgage Brokers

True North Mortgage opened its first Toronto mortgage broker retail store in Toronto in August of 2009. We are very excited about being able to finally service our mortgage clients from the Toronto area, face-to-face.

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Toronto MortgagesMichael Hanna Financial Services

Michael Hanna is a Toronto Mortgage Broker, and owns and operates an independant, registered mortgage brokerage company with the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) since 1991.

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Movers Listings

Here are some of the Toronto moving & storage companies listed in the Moving In Canada directory:

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Toronto MoversToronto Moving Companies

From sculptures, paintings, jars, vases, and furniture, no need for our valuable customers to lift anything or package their own stuffs.

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Toronto MoversGS Express Movers

Serving as the leading Moving Companies Mississauga. We are always the perfect GTA Moving Companies and also famed as the best Toronto Moving Companies and Movers in Brampton. Reach us for the best Movers Mississauga today. GSExpressMovers

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Toronto MoversiMove Canada - Toronto Movers

Professional Toronto movers offering reliable and affordable Toronto moving services across GTA, including Etobicoke, Mississauga and Oakville.

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Toronto Moversthe six moving

The Six Moving is a local Toronto moving company providing moving services to and from condos, houses, apartments, lofts, storages, PODS etc. We also offer packing services, provide supplies, labour-only, and mini-moves. Our service area is the GTA.

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Toronto MoversMovers Toronto - Carefree Moving Company Toronto

Toronto Movers - Moving today, tomorrow or last minute! Call CareFreeMoving at 416-848-4561 for a stress free moving, or visit us our website for a free quote. Carefree Moving Company Toronto

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Toronto
Neighbourhoods

Here are some of the great neighbourhoods you can move to in & around Toronto

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Yorkville (Toronto  neighbourhoods)Yorkville (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: Yorkville is characterized by first rate shopping, unique restaurants and top hotels, and proximity to top attractions like the recently-renovated Royal Ontario Museum. many Victorian homes were converted for today^s shopping |and dining mecca.

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Junction Triangle and Wallace-Emerson (Toronto neighbourhoods)Junction Triangle and Wallace-Emerson (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: These neighbourhoods are west of Dufferin and north of Bloor. Junction Triangle has tracks on three sides lies between the railway tracks (just west of Lansdowne) and Keele, and Wallace Emerson lies east to the tracks.

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Dovercourt Park, Christie Pits, Seaton Village (Toronto neighbourhoods)Dovercourt Park, Christie Pits, Seaton Village (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: he communities lie north of Bloor but south of the railway tracks, between Dufferin and Bathurst. These communities are close to downtown, transit and other amenities.

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Little Italy, Trinity-Belwoods   (Toronto neighbourhoods)Little Italy, Trinity-Belwoods (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: This inner-city neighbourhood surrounding the well-treed Trinity-Bellwoods Park. Both strong Italian and Portuguese communities, and excellent transit into downtown.

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Todmorden Village  (Toronto neighbourhoods)Todmorden Village (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: Todmorden Village is a mature community on the east side of the Don Valley north of Danforth, and east of Boardview and, overlooks the forest in the valley

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