One in 13 people over the age of 65 will experience some form of dementia, according to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada. Making some practical changes to your home helps maintain independence and involvement in your community. Click on the photo below to know more.
News & Tips on Toronto Real Estate
It's important to me to give relevant real estate info to my clients and readers so scroll through and click on the blog entries below for up-to-date real estate news. Check back regularly as I am frequently updating this information.
Ever heard of real estate Gridlock? Spring 2016 has been crazy in every sense of the word. Crazy low inventory, crazy number of buyers and subsequently, crazy prices - in every price range. Read more here, of the recent commentary from a TD economist.
The short strokes? More of the same. The demand for properties far outstrips the supply so house prices continue to rise. Watch the video for the full details.
When we go to hospital, we're not usually feeling so good, so our reaction times are slower, our walk is slower (if you can walk at all) and generally feeling disoriented. Yet when you are called for a test, I have watched the technologist, nurse, healthcare worker, keep speeding along the corridor expecting you to catch up because (s)he has a busy day. Don't they have any idea?
Do not despair! The students of tomorrow are actually being trained to understand what it feels like to be unsteady on your feet, or just.... old! With the use of a "frail aging simulation suit" these students get a sense of what it's like to feel feeble. Watch the video and read more about their experiences on the link here
I bet you didn't know that October 29th was World Stroke Day. It's a timely reminder for us all on what to look out for if you or one of your friends is not feeling well. It could be a stroke.
The freezing February weather is keeping a tight lid on the real estate market here in Toronto. With only a few listings out each day, you would expect the buyers to be lined up at each one. But maybe the chill is extending to Buyer's pockets. Only the well priced homes are selling quickly whilst those that are even a few percentage points over market value , are left sitting.
The best part of February has been Lady Gaga's performance at the Oscars. A medley from The Sound of Music was stunning. Julie Andrews is a hard act to follow but Lady Gaga did it. Enjoy it once again here.
What is Possibility? Building community, the chance to do many things, opportunity, reaching out, hope, support to achieve your dreams, community, capitalizing on your opportunities.
It used to get me in trouble - saying what was on my mind. But now it has become a valuable strength that I use in my business every day. I say what I mean and mean what I say when I talk to my Buyers who tired of searching and are thinking about buying a home that doesn't meet their needs.
Moving to a new, unfamiliar town or city can be stressful and demanding on the whole family. to make your move go smoother, consider these suggestions