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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Sleep Deprivation, the Growing Threat to Health : the Hidden "Costs of Wakefulness"

Sleep Deprivation, the Growing Threat to Health : the Hidden "Costs of Wakefulness"

A Guide for Sleep-Challenged Condo Dwellers from the Experts A “sleepidemic” —an epidemic of “wakefulness” — may be robbing us, and especially our children, of their health and wellbeing, according to Harvard Medical School. [1] Reduced sleep is associated with shortened lifespan, and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Urban dwellers, and people… Continue Reading

Sleep Deprivation, the Growing Threat to Health : the Hidden “Costs of Wakefulness”

Sleep Deprivation, the Growing Threat to Health : the Hidden “Costs of Wakefulness”

A Guide for Sleep-Challenged Condo Dwellers from the Experts A “sleepidemic” —an epidemic of “wakefulness” — may be robbing us, and especially our children, of their health and wellbeing, according to Harvard Medical School. [1] Reduced sleep is associated with shortened lifespan, and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Urban dwellers, and people… Continue Reading

BMO: Housing Prices Won't Decline in Toronto Regardless of Monetary Policy

BMO: Housing Prices Won't Decline in Toronto Regardless of Monetary Policy

Analysts at the Bank of Montreal doubt interventions by the Bank of Canada will have any impact on the ongoing surge in home sales and pricing. “None of the major drivers of Vancouver and Toronto’s housing market are pointing downward.”  —Douglas Porter, chief economist at BMO,  in a draft report. The report adds weight to… Continue Reading

BMO: Housing Prices Won’t Decline in Toronto Regardless of Monetary Policy

BMO: Housing Prices Won’t Decline in Toronto Regardless of Monetary Policy

Analysts at the Bank of Montreal doubt interventions by the Bank of Canada will have any impact on the ongoing surge in home sales and pricing. “None of the major drivers of Vancouver and Toronto’s housing market are pointing downward.”  —Douglas Porter, chief economist at BMO,  in a draft report. The report adds weight to… Continue Reading

Despite record-low listings, home sales forecast to rise through 2016: CREA

Despite record-low listings, home sales forecast to rise through 2016: CREA

Canada’s resale housing market was defined by supply shortages, higher sales, and higher prices in 2015, and those same market trends have only intensified in 2016, says the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). National sales activity and average prices reached new heights in the first half of this year, while the availability of single-family homes… Continue Reading

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What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

  We’ve all been waiting for that first big, warm weekend of the year — Victorial Day. Schools are closed, and many people have extra time off work, and we’re primed and ready to go after all the rain and cool weather this spring. With summer beginning, and a long, celebratory weekend ahead, it is the…

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

The impact of the Ontario Government “Fair Housing” rules is starting to be felt, manifesting in the move of some sellers to list their properties – likely to “beat” the  anticipated moderation of prices. Based on Vancouver’s experience with similar rules, economists aren’t expecting a major cool down, and almost certainly a short one.  …

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

If you have any experience living in condos and apartments, then you know that living in such close proximity to your neighbours means getting to know them on a really personal level, whether you like it or not. You see and hear far more than you anticipated, from rambunctious children and barking dogs to midnight…

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