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Furnished Apartment Experience: Spending a Day at Luna A

I decided to take a break and head downtown Toronto and spend an evening and full day at the Luna A suite. I wanted to get a feel for the…
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The Furnished Apartment Market in Toronto

The Gap   When it comes to accommodations in Toronto, two things immediately come to mind: leasing an apartment or staying at a hotel. However, depending on one’s needs, budget…
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A Tale of Two Listings – Unfurnished vs. furnished rental

The bathrooms needed their grout to be professionally restored. The professional grout restorers removed all the mold, mildew and dirt build-up. Worth every penny, it enabled us to avoid two…
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10 Steps on How to Rent a Furnished Apartment

You need a furnished apartment but have no plan on where to begin. Before you do anything you must have a basic idea of what you need. Ask yourself some questions:…
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How much to charge for renting an apartment?

If you have an investment property, or are mulling over one potentially, charging rent is a huge factor. You want to make sure you are charging a fair price that…
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Toronto Places To Visit

Toronto is one of the most diverse cities you will ever visit. Different ethnic neighbourhoods offer a variety of culinary samples from "back home": Little Italy This neighbourhood boasts Italian…
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Toronto Neighbourhood Spotlight- Harbourfront

Toronto’s Harbourfront or waterfront community borders lake Ontario in the downtown core of the city. It is one of the city’s busiest areas during the summer months as tourists and…
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Finding the perfect furnished apartment rental in 3 easy steps

Are you changing cities for a temporary position? Vacationing abroad with family? Renovating your home? No matter what your reason is for needing a furnished rental apartment, you know that…
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28 Douro – One Bedroom + Den Apartment near the Hockey Hall of Fame

When you travel, do you oftentimes find yourself lacking a certain aspect of your daily routine? If cooking is something you enjoy doing then you should be able to do…
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Sorry to Burst Your Bubble Part 3 – Debunking Real Estate Prices in Toronto

Part 3 of 3 where local actuary and Sky View Suites Partner John Melinte, debunks fears of the local Toronto real estate market bubble. The first thing we found was…
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Unfurnished vs. Furnished Apartments: Pros and Cons

So, you want to get into a rental apartment. After looking around you may feel overwhelmed, do you go for unfurnished or furnished apartments? With so many available options out…
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The Waterclub I – Two Bedroom Furnished Apartment

Vacationing with loved ones is a wonderful thing; however, it isn’t always the most comfortable. This is especially true when you have to share a bed with someone in order…
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Toronto Neighbourhood Spotlight- King St. West Village

Located just west of the bustling Entertainment and Financial districts, King West Village is a rapidly growing corner of Downtown Toronto. King st. West is littered with trendy urban eateries,…
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Choosing an Investment Property

If you are new to the Toronto furnished rental market, or are considering purchasing an investment property Toronto, Sky View Suites has a wealth of knowledge and services available to…
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Finding a family friendly apartment for rent

Moving can be a very tough transitional period in peoples’ lives, especially children. Although they may be young, they could have already formed personal relationships with friends at school or…
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Murano: 2 Bedroom Furnished Apartment

Two rooms are better than one, when there’s a few of you, it must be done. It is safe to say that no one likes sharing a room with a…
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Renting your first apartment: 5 tips on how to do it

There comes a time in a lot of people’s lives where they need to rent their first apartment. When these compulsions call, you have to answer, even if it means…
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Boutique Condos – 1 Bedroom Furnished Apartment

Toronto is a city filled with culture, food, fashion, entertainment and nature. It’s no wonder so many people come to visit often, and when they do, they stay in furnished…
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Sky View Suites Expansion

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017. TORONTO, ON. – Sky View Suites, announced today that it has acquired Toronto Furnished Apartments (TFA) which has strengthened their group booking capacity by 35% in the…
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Unfurnished apartments: pros and cons

Starting what it seems to be a simple search: “unfurnished apartments” on Google can produce billions of results. You may find yourself wandering off into cyber space, clicking on links…
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Upping the Rent on Your Furnished Apartment

Are you the owner of an investment property? Is your asset making or costing you money? Think the “right” tenant is going to come knocking on your door, and ask…
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All about Toronto short-term rentals

Toronto short-term rentals are ideal for people who need a place to stay for a few days to more than months. Many payment arrangements can be made, daily, weekly, biweekly,…
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Furnished rental agreements

Agreeing to stay at a furnished rental is no different than anything else. With any kind of service you request you are more than likely going to have to sign…
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Luna Two: 2 Bedroom furnished apartment

Toronto furnished apartments are popular for renters who need a short-term place to stay. Since they have been gaining in popularity, it isn’t that difficult to find one. They come…
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Pride Week in Toronto

April 17, 2012 It's 2012 and society has changed so much, taboos that once were have turned into approval, especially in regards to the LGBT community. Church and Wellesley is…
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Short term rentals at Luna One: 2 Bedroom Furnished Apartment

Toronto furnished apartments are well-liked by renters who need a short-term living arrangement. Since they are becoming more in demand, the price is being adjusted. Just like regular condos, there…
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Rental security deposits: how much to charge

Renting out an apartment can be rewarding or regretting. To maximize your rental potential you have to make sure you get the right tenants in and have a fair security…
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What’s better to rent, furnished or unfurnished apartments?

Looking into renting an apartment will have you faced with many choices. Weaving through them could weigh you down; should you go with furnished or unfurnished apartments? Since there is…
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Portland – One Bedroom Furnished Condo in King West

Toronto is notorious for having ethnic enclaves and pockets within districts where you can get just about anything. With such a diversity of people, cultures and lifestyles in Toronto, its…
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New York Towers – Furnished One Bedroom Suite

Furnished apartments for rent in Toronto are out there to fill a void. People who travel need a place to stay and most of the times dislike staying at hotels…
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What you should know about furnishing your apartment for rent

If you are the owner of an apartment and want to rent it out but are unsure if you want to furnish it first, then here’s what you should know.…
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North York furnished rental at the Empire – 1 Bedroom + Den Apartment

People come to this town for many reasons, to shop, for work, to visit friends or family. That’s why Toronto furnished condos are so popular. They offer you the best…
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Quad Lofts: 1 Bedroom + Den Furnished Loft

Would you call yourself a business person? Is it fair to say that you travel often for work? Were you ever asked to relocate? If you said yes to any…
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Guide to Furnished Apartment Rentals: Step 1

Guide to Furnished Apartment Rentals- Step 1 What are you going to get out of your unit? Do you own an apartment or are thinking about buying one to rent…
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The Hudson: 1 Bedroom + Den Furnished Apartment

Corporate housing Toronto is a staple in the city these days due to relocating business people. Since trips like this can last longer than you wish, it’s better to stay…
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Booking short-term rentals are better for business trips

Scores of business executives fly all over the world every day on work related trips. Some of them lodge at hotels or motels because they have no idea what else…
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Pinnacle – 2 Bedroom Furnished Apartment

Vacations are usually shared with families and friends and filled with memories. Staying at hotels can make members feel cramped and cranky. It is better to rent Toronto long stay…
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Finding Short-Term Furnished Housing in 3 Steps

Relocating to a new city for a temporary job? Travelling abroad for vacation? Trying to finish off one semester in a different land? Whatever your reason may be for wanting…
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Renting out your apartment: 15 easy steps

Renting your apartment doesn’t have to be a hassle, here are 15 easy steps you can follow to ensure the occupancy of your unit. Steps: Figure out how you want…
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Why stay in a hotel when you can stay in a furnished rental instead?

Hotels and motels are designed for people who are traveling and need a temporary place to stay. There are different types which vary in cost and quality, all handling basic…
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Merchandise Building: 1 Bedroom Furnished Loft

Have you always admired the look of lofts but have not had the pleasure of living in one? Are you a fan of exposed piping, yet can still enjoy modern…
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Renting an apartment online – everyone is doing it

Technology has come a long way. You are no longer limited to doing things the old fashioned way. Instead of apartment hunting which is tiring, time consuming, or sometimes not…
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How furnished rentals can save you money on business trips

Masses of business executives travel across the world each day on work trips. Plenty of them resort to motels or hotels because they think it’s their only choice. What they…
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Harbourfront (Neighbourhood Spotlight)

Toronto’s Harbourfront or waterfront community borders lake Ontario in the downtown core of the city. It is one of the city’s busiest areas during the summer months as tourists and…
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Taste of the Danforth Festival

The Taste of the Danforth is Canada’s largest street festival attracting over 1.3 million every August. This annual 3 day weekend event commemorates all of Greece’s glory. Some visitors base their…
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50 Shades of Grey – Corporate Apartment Furnishings at its Finest

It was nearly two years ago that I ventured into a world quite unknown to me. Having lived a very sheltered life, I was surprised how quickly I was seduced…
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Top 3 Toronto real estate myths

Here are the top 3 most common real estate myths that I have heard from both buyers and sellers over the years: 3. "A fixed rate mortgage protects me from…
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Loft conversion at the Merchandise Building: 1 Bedroom Furnished Loft

Like the look of lofts but have never lived in one? Are you a stickler for exposed piping, who can still enjoy modern day touches like drywall? Did you think…
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Toronto China Town

If your idea of Chinese is the fast food joint that delivers noodles in cartons, then you, my friend, have a lot to learn.  Toronto has a colossal Chinese population,…
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Apartment rentals done efficiently: Q&A

Renting an apartment could go two ways: extremely well or very poorly. Here are some Questions and Answers that will help you rent an apartment efficiently. Q. Where should I…
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How to get a hot tub onto your penthouse terrace in Toronto

Featured article on Narcity can be seen here: Narcity - Hot Tub Craned Onto Penthouse.
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Business trips: how to make them better

Those who travel on business often may have a routine already. But for beginners, a business trip might be surprising to plan. No one really starts with a manual on…
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10 Steps on How to Furnish an Apartment Inexpensively

If you are moving out to your own apartment with your fists in your pocket and nothing but lint, you probably need to know how to furnish it inexpensively. Here…
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Furnished vs. unfurnished houses: pros and cons

You may be transitioning your life, or relocating because of work and you need a place to stay. You know you want to rent a house but are unsure if…
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10 ways to furnish your apartment on a small budget

Here are 10 ways to furnish your apartment on a small budget: 1.       Figure out what your essentials are- they should include a bed and a dresser, couch, a TV…
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Maple Leaf Square II- Studio Furnished Apartment

Studio in the city: Toronto furnished short term rentals are becoming more popular for many people than hotels. This could be because they offer so much more than a comfortable…
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Caribana Festival in Toronto

Ever been to the Caribbean islands? Did you fall in love with the relaxing landscapes? Have you seen the crystal clear waters, blue skies and felt the hot sand underneath…
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Furnishing your apartment cost effectively

Moving in to a new place will cost money; you need to know what to do to stick to your budget. Here are 10 Steps that will help you furnish…
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Benefits of Signing a Lease With SVS

If you are looking for a furnished apartment in Toronto, signing a lease with Sky View Suites may be a great option for you. So why should you sign a…
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Landlords making more money on rent

With so many options out there for tenants you might not be sure what sets your unit apart from the rest. Ponder everything that is unique to your apartment, are…
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Summerlicious in Toronto

Toronto is a melting pot of cultures. Turn this way, see Greece, Italy, France, that way, China, Portugal, Taiwan, you name it. Through the diversity of this municipality comes culturally…
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Toronto Housing Prices Map

Following the popular release of Sky View Suites’ Toronto Rent Map (showing average one and two bedroom condo rents near each Toronto subway station) and the unprecedented home purchase price increases revealed…
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Buying a Toronto investment property in uncertain times

The other day, a client asked me whether now was a good time to buy a condo in downtown as an investment property for the purpose of renting it as a…
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CN Tower

Large cities are known by their landmarks, for example, Chicago: the John Hancock building, or the Willis Tower (formally known as the Sears Tower). Paris: the Eiffel Tower, London: Big Ben,…
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5 Reasons To Visit Toronto In The Summer

You can visit Toronto any time of the year and find entertainment and activities to do. However, summer is one of the best seasons to visit Canada's largest city, and…
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Maple Leaf Square – Furnished Studio

November 15, 2012 Studio in the city: Toronto furnished short term rentals are gaining popularity amongst so many people and are becoming the go-to place to rent instead of hotels.…
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Immigration to Canada and Temporary Housing in Toronto

Canada has 250,000 immigrants per year. In fact, Canada’s immigrant intake is the highest per capita in the world. This large intake of immigrants is directly related to a shortage…
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10 Steps on How to Furnish an Apartment

Ah, your first apartment! Its all yours, no one there to boss you around or annoy you. Your first glimpse shows you how bare and naked looking it is. This…
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Hockey Hall of Fame

Hockey fans from all over, furnished rentals in Toronto transport you closer to your true love!    The Hockey Hall of Fame is a museum and hall of fame devoted…
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King St. West Village (Spotlight)

Located just west of the bustling Entertainment and Financial districts, King West Village is a rapidly growing corner of Downtown Toronto. King st. West is littered with trendy urban eateries,…
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10 Steps to Finding the Right Investment Property for a Furnished Rental

You've made the decision to purchase an investment property and after some preliminary number crunching, you’re considering marketing it as a fully furnished luxury rental. If you have done your…
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Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

Whether you’re a history buff, curator, or not, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). From dangerous looking dinosaur bones, to gleaming gemstones, galleries of…
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What to know about furnished rentals before choosing a place to stay

Furnished rentals are just that, apartments that come furnished. Here is what you need to know about furnished rentals before you choose a place to stay when travelling.   Furnished…
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Entertainment in Toronto

Toronto today has become an alluring urban center catering to anyone looking for their preferred form of entertainment. Here are some must see neighbourhoods during your stay in Toronto. (more…)
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LTD Condos: 2 Bedroom Furnished Apartment

 Are you interested in being out-of-the-box? Do you like geometric prints and vintage inspired accessories? If yes than this 2 bedroom apartment may be just what you need for your…
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What Are The Benefits of Signing a Lease With Sky View Suites ?

If you are looking for a furnished apartment in Toronto, signing a lease with Sky View Suites may be a great option for you. So why should you sign a…
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What You Will Find in a Furnished Rental

Furnished rentals are perfect for travelling people, students, or anyone who might need a place to stay for a certain amount of time, and are not interested in too many…
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Waterclub II – Two bedroom + den furnished apartment

Vacationing with family or friends can be memorable; though, it may not always be the most comfortable. This is more than ever true when you must go halves on a…
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London on the Esplanade

November 29, 2012 There’s something special about historic buildings, maybe it’s because they are left over from an era that has passed. They represent a specific time, and style, which…
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Festival Tower – Two Bedroom Suite at TIFF

TIFF started in 1976 as the “Festival of Festivals", brining in the greatest films from other film festivals all over the world and screening them to excited audiences in Toronto.…
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Amazing lake views at 2083 Lakeshore – One Bedroom + Den Furnished Apartment

Ah, nothing like looking out at a lake view from your private one bedroom unit. This is what Toronto corporate housing provides you, along with a den. Remember this next…
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Decorating Your Rental Apartment in 10 Easy Steps

Are you colorblind? Do you have any sense of style? Not sure how to decorate an apartment? Well, don’t be afraid, help is on the way. Here are 10 easy…
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Why choose corporate housing over extended stay hotels?

Business travelers may have a routine already, book the flight and check into an extended stay hotel. Then there are those who prefer corporate housing. Corporate housing is an industry…
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What Is A Short Term Rental?

What Is A Short Term Rental? May 15, 2018 The phrase short term rental is often loosely used between different groups. To some in the rental industry, short term rental…
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The Ups & Downs of Toronto’s Condo & Housing Prices Toronto Neighbourhood Price Change Map 2018

Can You Guess Toronto’s Hottest Neighbourhood? July 12th 2018, TORONTO The Toronto housing market has notoriously been on a rollercoaster of price fluctuation over these past 12 months and everyone…
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Home Sweet Furnished Home for Rent

When obligations call, you have to answer, even if it means getting into a home that is not your own. In circumstances that happen to throw you off guard, it’s…
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Toronto Housing Prices Map

Following the popular release of Sky View Suites’ Toronto Rent Map (showing average one and two bedroom condo rents near each Toronto subway station) and the unprecedented home purchase price…
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Finding the Right Property Manager in Toronto

So, you've made the decision to purchase an investment property, or to turn your existing condo or loft into an investment property. A decision needs to be made soon and…
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What to look for in the best apartments for rent

The best apartments are those that make people feel welcome and comfortable. They might consist of high-tech innovations, extreme renovations or close proximity to work. Everyone has standards. “The best”…
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Why September is The Best Month in Toronto

Summer may be over but the fun certainly isn’t. Toronto can be enjoyable to visit any time of the year, but the month of September is often considered one of…
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Toronto Rent Map

After a lot of hard work and data collection, Sky View Suites released the Toronto Rent Map to the city of Toronto which details rent of new build condominiums and…
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Listing an apartment as a corporate rental

Business people travel for work all the time. Relocation is often times part of the position; it might be temporary or permanently. This is the reason why there is a…
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What is in a furnished house rental agreement?

In order to obtain many products or services in life, people are usually required to oblige by a set of rules and regulations. Most cell phone plans have contracts and…
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The Opus: 1 Bedroom + Den Furnished Apartment

A new promotion could mean there is a possibility of relocating, if you are in need of a Toronto corporate apartment, you have stumbled upon the right site. We recognize…
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The Dreaded Toronto Real Estate Condo Bubble

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me if I’m worried about a bubble in Toronto condo prices, I’d probably have enough to buy another investment condo.…
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Toronto Jazz Festival

Jazz has evolved plenty since originated it the early 20th century. Today, there are 55 genres within the Jazz tradition, bebop to cubop, cool jazz to smooth jazz, Latin jazz,…
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The Signature One Suite Decor Project at 300 Front Street West

With ash coloured floors and dark cabinets, I naturally gravitated to some light greys for paint colours. I used Benjamin Moore's "Granite" from the Affinity collection for the accent walls…
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Toronto’s Festival of Beer – Beerfest

Beer, Biere, Biiro, Bira, Cervesa, Piwo, however you say it, is the most widely consumed alcoholic drink in the world. It is one of the world's oldest prepared beverages, possibly…
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