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



Toronto's Davisville is up Yonge Street from downtown, with great parks, ravines and neibhgourhood charm

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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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

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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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More info on 170 Spadina Toronto Builders170 Spadina

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

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More info on The Ossington 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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More info on Max Condos Toronto BuildersMax Condos

Max is a new condo project development by Tribute Communities and it is currently in pre-construction 75 Mutual Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2A9.

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More info on Chaz.Yorkville Toronto BuildersChaz.Yorkville

Chaz has arrived in the heart of Toronto - Yorkville. Mere steps from Yonge and Bloor. Shop on Bloor. Dine in Yorkville. Five minutes by subway to the Financial District, Korea Town, Greek Town. Minutes to Canada's leading hospitals.

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More info on Dormaster Garage Doors & Windows 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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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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More info on Executive Furnished Condos 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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More info on Century 21 Percy Fulton: Yaseen Yar Khan Toronto RealtorsCentury 21 Percy Fulton: Yaseen Yar Khan

I am dedicated to providing you with the highest quality service. Let me assist you in finding your dream home. If you are interested in selling a property, I also have the expertise to help you get the fastest sale at the best price.

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More info on YSL Residences Toronto RealtorsYSL Residences

YSL Residences is a new condo development by Cresford Development Corporation currently in preconstruction at 385 Yonge Street, Toronto. The development has a total of 1106 units.

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More info on Braden White Toronto RealtorsBraden White

Braden White offers you the key to luxurious properties in the GTA. Satisfy your wildest housing dreams with his boundless experience and rich knowledge as a licensed real estate sales representative from Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited.

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More info on Andreia Oliveira - Royal LePage Supreme Realty, Brokerage Toronto RealtorsAndreia Oliveira - Royal LePage Supreme Realty, Brokerage

I can help you with all of your real estate needs!

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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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More info on True North Mortgage Brokers 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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More info on True North Mortgage Brokers 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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More info on Hanley Mortgage Group 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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More info on I AM MORTGAGE - The Mortgage Group 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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More info on IMM Financial Mortgage 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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More info on ABCO Office Moving & Installations 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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More info on First Choice Movers-Storage Toronto MoversFirst Choice Movers-Storage

First Choice Movers and Storage is a family owned and operated moving company with a customer-base dotting the entire region of Ontario.

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More info on Best Movers Toronto 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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More info on Armando Movers Ltd Toronto MoversArmando Movers Ltd

Armando Movers have been serving their services all over the Toronto since 1975. We prepare promptly and carefully trucks, tools and packages needed to ensure your move is kept on schedule.

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More info on Five Star Movers Toronto MoversFive Star Movers

Welcome to Five Star Movers and Storage. We are a Canadian, family owned and operated moving company with a customer-base across the entire region of Ontario.

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

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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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Dufferin Grove |and Beaconsfield  (Toronto neighbourhoods)Dufferin Grove |and Beaconsfield (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: These communities are along east side of Dufferin street between Queen |and Bloor, centered around the huge Dufferin Grove Park. Home to the Portuguese-focused Rua Acores shopping district.

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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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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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East York (Toronto neighbourhoods)East York (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: East York is an affordable community 15 minutes from downtown Toronto^s via Bloor or the Don Valley Parkway. Excellent transit access to subway stations on the Bloor-Danforth line.

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