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Why and how I left my 610 dollar apartment in Toronto

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I loved my apartment in Toronto.

It was in Bloor West Village, on the second floor of a walk-up above two markets and cost $610 a month. I was on the subway line and close to plenty of nature space.

It originally cost $500 per month (all inclusive) when I moved in after university and at that price there was one resounding message from people I knew: “Never leave.”

And I didn’t plan to. I stayed for almost 13 years.

I never valued home ownership. Plenty of people thrive in apartments without the features of a piece of property. I figured odds were stacked against me, anyway, as property values kept rising and rules were making it harder.

Continue to read on: The Star

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