About 90% of those 65 or older want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, according to AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). In order for that to happen, it’s important to have a plan. Aging in place could mean staying in your current residence or downsizing to something smaller in the neighbourhood. Making a move to
November finished strong but in a fractured fashion. To use a cliché, not all markets were equal in November. The City of Toronto (area code 416) continues to strengthen, following the market declines after the province’s announcement of the Ontario Fair Market Plan and in particular, a 15 percent tax imposed on foreign buyers in late April. In the City of
Are you thinking of selling in 2016? There’s never been a better time to sell and, the good news is, demand is expected to continue into 2016. The Toronto Star recently reported that Willowdale East is one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Toronto. Here are current real estate statistics for this area (C14), which you may find of interest, but no
The tradition of Saint Nicholas's Day, on December 6th, is a festival for children in many countries in Europe related to surviving legends of Saint Nicholas, and particularly his reputation as a bringer of gifts. The American Santa Claus, as well as the British Father Christmas, derive from these legends. So, this is for the child in all of us, and to wish you
Toronto Real Estate Market Update October 2014 The Toronto residential market continued its strong performance in 2014 with a stellar month in October, breaking a number of records in the process. There were 8,552 sales reported in October, a substantial increase from the 8,051 reported in September. Compared to October 2013 the increase was even more dramatic. In October last
Did you know carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning kills over 50 people every year in Canada? Carbon monoxide it a colourless, odourless and tasteless gas that results when fuels such as propane, gasoline, natural gas, heating oil or wood have insufficient air to burn completely. CO exposure can cause flu-like symptoms including: headaches, nausea, dizziness, confusion, drowsiness, and loss of consciousness.