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Monthly Archives: October 2012

November is Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month

If only. The Financial Literacy Action Group wants Canadians to become more knowledgable and confident about their financial decisions. Activities and educational materials are available throughout the month of November. A group called the Financial Literacy Action Group (FLAG) says that fall is a good time for Canadians “to get your house in order” by… Continue Reading

Tridel launching redesigned Ten York condos

Tridel launching redesigned Ten York condos

Ten York from Tridel. The building has been extensively redesigned following consultations with the public and the City. Prices and floor plans will be available October 20. A much-anticipated new development in the Harbourfront area is going forward as Tridel launches sales of the Ten York this weekend. After public consultations with concerned area residents,… Continue Reading

Floating wood floors: an easy way to enjoy the beauty of hardwood

Floating wood floors: an easy way to enjoy the beauty of hardwood

Floating wood flooring looks just like traditional hardwood, but can be installed much more easily. It also has sound-damping qualities because it is not nailed to the sub flooring. Some condo buildings, especially older ones, regulate the kinds of flooring that are allowed in units. It’s not uncommon for a condo board, for example, to… Continue Reading

Lawyer argues for condo classification system to prevent decline of buildings

Lawyer argues for condo classification system to prevent decline of buildings

A classification system for condos would benefit owners, developers and purchasers in the resale market, according to lawyer who specializes in condo law. The concept of classifying establishments like hotels, resorts, restaurants and recreational facilities such as golf courses, is familiar, and acceptable, to most people. While we might not be able to enunciate the… Continue Reading

A good time to invest in commercial real estate: BMO

A good time to invest in commercial real estate: BMO

Healthy banks, prudent investing and low vacancy rates make this a good time to invest in Canadian commercial real estate, according to BMO Economics. Investors will find good opportunities in Canada’s commercial real estate sector, according to a BMO Economics report released today. It cites the “continued strength” of the real estate industry in general,… Continue Reading

Traditional jobs still offer best opportunities for women: poll

Traditional jobs still offer best opportunities for women: poll

The power of O. Women dominate in the entertainment industry, but in the “real” world, traditional career paths like health care and education remain most hospitable for women. Women are disproportionately represented in management.  A new poll of women in executive positions tends to reinforce the stereotype that women’s role is that of caregiver or… Continue Reading

Housing sales picked up in September: CREA

Housing sales picked up in September: CREA

Housing sales were up 2.5 per cent in September over August: compared to last September, however, sales are down 15.1 per cent. The latest housing market numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association tell a story of a market in transition. On the one hand, housing sales were up 2.5 per cent nationally, compared to… Continue Reading

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