I signed a lease for a condo right in the heart of downtown Toronto today; I’m super glad I ended up waiting things out until I found a place that both felt right and was the right financial decision. Moving on to the next chapter of my life is incredibly bittersweet, but at least it’s made a bit easier going back to where I feel most at home in Toronto.
I’m really struggling with the decision of whether to rent a place that is cheaper, but lacking in direct sunlight, but that has lots of space, versus paying significantly more a month for a place with lots of natural light. I almost made the decision to get a cheaper location today but just felt almost disastrously upset about what I was about to do. I’ve still got two months before I’m officially homeless; I’m going to keep on hunting around.
Saw my first potential condo rental; it was terrific save for a bathroom that had serious water damage to the ceiling (probably from flooding or leaks above the unit) and a bathroom shower that needed to be burned with fire and entirely replaced. Hopefully the next one is more suitable.
I reconnected with the realtor I relied on last time I was on the Toronto housing market and am, again, amazed at how fast, efficient, and helpful he is. A good realtor is definitely worth their weight in gold when renting in Toronto these days.
Not going to lie: it was a pain in the butt to get this badge. I don’t often hit double my targeted caloric burn in a day, so I was doing a lot of extra, and longer, bouts of exercise.
Once again I’m hunting for a place to live in downtown Toronto. And, once more, depressed at just how expensive it is to rent in this city.
While I wasn’t expecting to have cat sitting duties this week, it’s definitely nice that I’ll be checking in on one of my favourite felines a few times a day. I’ll get to enjoy most of the benefits of cat ownership with few of the downsides (i.e. fur on everything, being woken up at 5am, etc.).