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This Unexpected City Is Putting Toronto To Shame With Its Exploding Condo Market

Condo sales have gone up nearly 50% in just the past year! 🚀

Ontario is home to some of Canada's most affordable neighbourhoods, but that's beginning to change for one city in particular.

According to a new report from Strata.ca, Oshawa's condo market is blowing up more than anywhere else in the GTA — even more than Toronto!

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The report says that Oshawa's condo sales went up by nearly 50% since last February, miles above the average property value growth in Mississauga (6%), Brampton (11%), Vaughan (5%), and Toronto (3%) combined.

The average condo in Oshawa costs $483,000 according to the report — which, compared to Toronto's average of $722,00, is a great deal.

"Oshawa is no longer that sleepy bedroom community you once knew," said Strata's Broker of Record Robert Van Rhijn.

"I used to hear a lot of Toronto homebuyers swear they’d never go past Pickering. But with today’s remote working options, I’m seeing more clients push their geographic boundaries and wonder what’s further east."

The "brutal" wait is over! Olivia Rodrigo is finally coming to Toronto next year with her debut studio album Sour.

The 18-year-old pop star will be touring across North America and Europe, showcasing hits like "drivers license," "deja vu," and "good 4 u" alongside Gracie Abrams, Holly Humberstone, and Baby Queen.

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6 Toronto Plant Shops You Can Hit Up If You're Dreaming Of A Green Christmas

It may be dark and gloomy outside but it's a tropical paradise inside your apartment! 🪴🎍🌴

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Winters in Canada are brutal, this much is true. But let's not stress out and book a way-too-expensive getaway just yet! You can decorate your home with easy-to-care-for plants that will make your home feel like you're in a tropical paradise.

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If Kyle Lowry was the unofficial leader of the Toronto Raptors during his time with the team, then Fred VanVleet is his replacement, and Thursday night's game was a pivotal moment of Freddie taking up the mantle of "head honcho."

Not only did VanVleet put up an impressive 29 points during the Raptors face-off against the Milwaukee Bucks, practically carrying his teammates to victory, he also put his leadership skills to the test.

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At this point, most Torontonians are aware that this weekend is jam-packed with Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. But did you know that today is also Small Business Saturday?

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