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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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 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 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 BuildersDormaster Garage Doors & Windows

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

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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 Builders170 Spadina

170 Spadina is a new condo development by Plaza currently in preconstruction at 170 Spadina Ave, 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 RealtorsToronto Real Estate Agent Heather Hadden

Your Guide to Toronto Real Estate.

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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Movers Listings

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

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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 MoversThe Urban Piano Company

The Urban Piano Company offers piano tuning, moving and repair services in Toronto and across the Greater Toronto Area.

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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 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 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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Toronto
Neighbourhoods

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

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Thorncliffe Park  (Toronto neighbourhoods)Thorncliffe Park (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: This little island of homes is south of Overlea Boulevard and a bend in the Don River Valley. This self-contained live-work-shop-play community is home to many new Canadians.

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High Park  (Toronto neighbourhoods)High Park (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: To the north and east side of its namesake park. The area has gentle hills, and is well-treed and popular with families attracted by the park^s features.

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Lampton (Lambton) (Toronto neighbourhoods)Lampton (Lambton) (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: This hilly neighbourhood lies west of Jane Street, south of Black Creek and north of Mark^s Street (at Magwood Park). Great access into downtown via Dundas and Bloor Streets.Highway 427 via Dundas quickly connects to the 401 and Pearson Airport

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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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Niagara (Toronto neighbourhoods)Niagara (Toronto neighbourhoods)

ON: Just west of downtown, centered around Stanley Park, and adjascent to Fort York historic site and the railway tracks.

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