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.
Townhouses in Liberty Village

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 Builders170 Spadina

170 Spadina is a new condo development by Plaza currently in preconstruction at 170 Spadina Ave, Toronto.

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Toronto BuildersThe Ossington

Luxury townhomes with a British flair are right at home in Toronto’s new Ossington corridor. Here, spacious design meets urban cool in a fusion of architectural superiority

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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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Toronto BuildersBowery Design Group

With over 20 years of building experience, bowery design group offers full service design and build solutions. bdg works directly with homeowners and their designers and architects from the beginning of the project to completion.

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Toronto Builders2221 Yonge Condos

Rising 56 majestic storeys, the distinctive tower sits askew from its six-storey podium to create interesting pockets of outdoor space around the seventh floor amenity area.

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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 RealtorsMilana Cizmar, Royal Le Page Real Estate Services Ltd., Brokerage

Selling your home requires insider knowledge to sell for maximum price. For 20+ years, clients have trusted me to buy and sell their homes, not only because of my knowledge and expertise but for proven results: Increasing their bottom line.

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Toronto RealtorsToronto Trusted Real Estate

Looking for a trusted Toronto luxury real estate agent? We will help you find an agent perfectly suited for what you’re looking for.

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Toronto RealtorsPaola Annouza with Prudential Sadie Moranis Realty

Paola Annouza is an experienced real estate broker with Prudential Sadie Moranis Realty Ltd - one of the most recognized independent owned and operated real estate brokerages in GTA, including Mississauga, Brampton.

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Toronto RealtorsJoe Quintal - Real Estate Broker with Royal LePage Supreme Realty

I offer the knowledge and expertise to help you make informed and successful decisions when buying and selling real estate. I believe in the power of positive thinking, the value of positive thinking, the value of customer service.

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Toronto RealtorsDiane Wani, Real Estate Sales Representative -Sutton Group- Old Mill Realty Inc.

I am a real estate sales representative offering you my personal and unsurpassed service to help you buy or sell your home in the GTA, specializing in Etobicoke.

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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 MortgagesIntegrated Mortgage Planners

If you want independent mortgage advice from a long-time industry insider about purchasing, refinancing or renewing, I can help. I am one of the most active mortgage bloggers on the internet and my website and blog will equip you with information.

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Toronto MortgagesMortgage First

Leverage our wide range of lenders instead of being locked into one traditional bank. Our goal is to negotiate the best rates possible and to get you approved – fast!

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Toronto MortgagesI AM MORTGAGE - The Mortgage Group

I am St. Clair West’s most enthusiastic Mortgage Agent. Based in Toronto, but able to do mortgages throughout Ontario and across the country. I help with purchases, debt consolidation, income properties and renewals. Self-employed? I can help!

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Toronto MortgagesTrue North Mortgage Brokers

Since True North Mortgage opened our doors, the company’s priority has been to offer Canadian home buyers timely mortgage advice for YOUR needs, paralleled with the best rates and mortgage products in the industry.

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Toronto MortgagesIMM Financial Mortgage

IMM Financial (IMM) is a Commercial Lender who has established an array of innovative financial PRODUCTS WHICH ARE AVAILABLE.

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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 MoversPro-Trans Int'l. Corp.

Furniture Delivery, Warehousing, Distribution, GTA, Ontario, Quebec. Large list of services in Toronto, Canada and US, States. Pro-Trans specializes in various delivery and moving services. We have delivered patio furniture to suburbs of Toronto.

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Toronto MoversABCO Office Moving & Installations

ABCO Office Installation and Moving Company has grown to become a very professional and reputable office moving service and furniture installations company.

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Toronto MoversBest Movers Toronto

Our Toronto moving company could make your moving affordable and in little time. Being our returning client you can take advantage of ten percent discount when moving in Toronto or elsewhere in Canada. Thanks for selecting Best Movers Toronto.

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Toronto MoversInner City Moving - Toronto Moving Company - Best Movers in Toronto

A good storage facility is a vital part of any successful move. Sometimes you need a reliable and trusted storage facility to place your belongings during a move and you want to make sure you're your precious possessions are safe and secure.

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Toronto MoversSmart movers canada

We ensure our customers reliable and affordable moving service. We do our job with great care and responsibility because we love our job and value each of our clients.

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Toronto
Neighbourhoods

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

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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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Casa Loma, South Hill, Rathnelly  (Toronto neighbourhoods)Casa Loma, South Hill, Rathnelly (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: This posh Toronto community is in the shadow of Casa Loma which sets a high standard for the homes of its wealthy residents.

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Chaplin Estates, Davisville  (Toronto neighbourhoods)Chaplin Estates, Davisville (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: These communities just south of Eglinton are popular for the area^s recreational facilities, parklands, outstanding shopping, and the many bars, restaurants, cinemas, and live performance theatres.

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Baby Point, Old Mill (Toronto neighbourhoods)Baby Point, Old Mill (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: These communities lie west of Jane between Dundas and Bloor. The exclusive Baby Point community sits on high ground overlooking the Humber. The Old Mill neighbourhood overlooks the historical ruins

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The Annex (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: The Annex is north of Bloor Street across from the University of Toronto, between Avenue Road and Bathurst Street, and has a lot of student housing, and the requisite restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.

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