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When were prices and availability in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON last updated?

Prices and availability in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON were last updated on 23 Jun 2021.

What are the best apartments in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON?

The best apartments in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON are: Widdicombe Place, Station Place, Bexhill Court, Lions Gate and Royal Rose Apartments.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON?

The price range for a studio apartment in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON is between $1,650 and $1,750. View all studio apartments in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON is between $1,495 and $2,443. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON is between $1,495 and $3,941. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON is between $1,495 and $3,915. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Etobicoke, Toronto, ON.

Renter's Guide to Etobicoke, ON

Etobicoke, a southern Canadian city located in the province of Ontario, is situated just west of Toronto along Lake Ontario. The city is bordered on the east by the Humber River and on the west by the city of Mississauga.

Etobicoke is often considered a suburban district of Toronto, and its inclusion as an area of the city means it is part of Toronto’s many rankings, including Mercer’s 2019 Quality of Living Ranking. Toronto (including Etobicoke) made the 16th spot out of 231 cities worldwide on the list and came in second (behind Vancouver) out of the North American cities with the best quality of living.

Etobicoke has close to 14 percent of Toronto’s population, and just under half of the population of the nearby city of Mississauga. Etobicoke is located about 10 miles from Toronto, and around 23 miles from Brampton, Ontario.

With a humid continental climate, Etobicoke experiences warm, humid summers and cold winters. In the summer, temperatures in Etobicoke average above 68ºF, although highs can sometimes get above 95ºF. Winter temperatures here average around 32ºF, with some days seeing temperatures below 14ºF. Etobicoke’s average annual rainfall is about 31 inches, and this occurs mostly in the spring, summer, and autumn months. The average amount of snowfall in the city during the winter is 48 inches. Etobicoke sometimes experiences flooding in the spring during periods of heavy rain or melting snow, and ice storms can sometimes occur in the winter months.

Cost of Living in Etobicoke, ON

Public transportation in Etobicoke is operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), which offers subway, bus, and streetcar services. For adults, the regular cash fare is $3.25, while seniors (65+) pay $2.10. Children 12 and under can ride for free. Weekly passes ($43.75 regular, $34.75 seniors), monthly passes ($146.25 regular, $116.75 seniors), and yearly passes ($134.00 regular, $107.00 seniors) are also available.

Etobicoke Taxi, AAA Best Choice Taxi, City Taxi, Co-op Cabs, Kingsboro Taxi, and Etobicoke Kwik Kab are just some of the taxi options available in the city. The average commute time in Etobicoke is around 34 minutes, which is longer than the national average of 26.2 minutes. Those who use a personal vehicle can expect to pay around $1.19 for 1 litre of gasoline.

A three-course meal for two people at a mid-priced restaurant in Etobicoke costs around $80.00. The average cost for a regular cappuccino in the city is around $4.26. Utilities such as electricity, heating, water, and garbage for a 915 sq. ft. apartment in Etobicoke come with a monthly bill of about $151.53, which is slightly higher than the Canadian average of $147.21.

Living in Etobicoke, ON

Some of the pros of living in Etobicoke include easy access to things like entertainment, shopping, restaurants, and reliable public transportation, as well as its close proximity to Toronto and Mississauga, which provide even more options for amenities.

The cons of living in Etobicoke can include traffic jams, densely populated areas, and some air pollution at times from nearby manufacturing industries.

Things to Do in Etobicoke, ON

Checking out the golf courses in the area is just one of the many fun things to do in Etobicoke. The Weston Golf & Country Club is located in the eastern section of the city and offers a stunning course, instruction for people of all ages and abilities, and an onsite restaurant and bar. The Centennial Park Golf Centre, located in the southwestern corner of the city, has a practice centre, mini golf facilities, and a family-friendly course.

Fantasy Fair is one of the best attractions for kids in Etobicoke. Ontario’s largest indoor amusement park features a kid-sized train, an antique carousel, a soft play area for smaller children, a Ferris wheel, a spinning cups ride, a climbing wall, bumper cars, and a variety of games where kids can win prizes.

One of Etobicoke’s best things for couples to do is watching the races at the Woodbine Racetrack. Enjoy the thrill of fast-paced horseracing, try your luck at betting, and enjoy a bite to eat when the excitement of the races is over.

Sherway Gardens, Woodbine Centre, Humbertown Shopping Centre, Stonegate Farmers’ Market, and Cloverdale Mall are some of the best places to shop in Etobicoke and offer a variety of retailers and service providers.

Some of the best restaurants in Etobicoke include LaVinia Restaurant, Luci Restaurant, 850 Degrees Pizzeria, Mai Bistro, Sushi Kaji Restaurant, Azarias Restaurant, and Huevos Gourmet. Italian cuisine is popular in the city, but there are plenty of other options available, including Japanese, Indian, French, Turkish, and Thai fare.

Employment & Economy in Etobicoke, ON

Etobicoke is home to Islington–City Centre West, a large business district that features a variety of businesses and service providers, as well as a large mall. The city’s largest industries include retail, manufacturing, and service, though the area is also a popular place for shooting many film and television productions.

The Toronto Congress Centre is located in Etobicoke and features large convention and meeting spaces for events, conferences, and gatherings. Several golf courses, a racetrack, and a casino also contribute to the local economy.

Etobicoke is experiencing a boom in residential construction, particularly when it comes to large condominium developments along waterfront properties. The unemployment rate in Etobicoke is around 6 percent, which is on par with the national rate of 5.8 percent.

Education in Etobicoke, ON

According to the Fraser Institute, some of the highest-ranked elementary schools in Etobicoke are All Saints, Father Serra, Holy Child, John English, and Norseman. Etobicoke’s highest-ranked secondary schools include Etobicoke-Arts, Etobicoke, West Humber, Bishop Allen, and Silverthorn. There are several private elementary and secondary schools here as well.

Etobicoke has two post-secondary institutions – Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber. Humber College has two campuses in the city, and the University of Guelph-Humber is a joint institution operated by Humber College and the University of Guelph.

Tips for Renting in Etobicoke, ON

In Etobicoke, leases for rental units are usually for 12 months, and after that period renters become month-to-month tenants automatically (unless you sign a new lease agreement).

There is a mixture of rental buildings in Etobicoke that allow pets and those that do not allow pets, so it’s important to check beforehand whether pets are allowed if you plan to bring your dog or cat to live with you.

The rental market in Etobicoke can be competitive, so if you find something that checks most of your must-have boxes, you may need to move quickly to ensure you get the apartment you want.

Most landlords will require a credit check to be done before you become a tenant, so you may want to find out what your credit score is before applying for apartments.

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