Monthly Archives: November 2016

Month: November 2016 Toronto’s rising rate of missing dementia patients challenges police forces

  As the population ages, the number of people diagnosed with dementia is soaring and many- more than half, according to one estimation- will eventually wander off, presenting police with a unique set of challenges. Last time alone, Toronto police received 835 reports of missing people aged 61 and older, the most important one number in the past five years. This week, federal Health Minister Jane Philpott supported calls for a national dementia strategy. The stakes are high: If a missing dementia patient isn’t found within 12 hours, he or she faces a 50 -per-cent chance of injury or death,

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Month: November 2016 Toronto’s downtown core an increasingly competitive process for renting

  Looking to rent a condo in downtown Toronto? Make sure you have your rental application package when you go to look at the place, advises a Toronto realtor.. The bidding wars are prevalent in Toronto’s re-sale home marketplace and they now affecting condo rentals. “If you don’t go with your package in hand — entailing your credit  application), your job reference, completed rental application and your offering, which is sometimes $50 or $100 more ( han the posted rent) — you’re going to lose “. Smokers and proprietors of large pets are also at a drawback, mentioned the agent.

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Month: November 2016 Toronto home prices jump in October despite new mortgage rules

  Toronto’s real estate sales clambered more than 11 per cent in October, 2016 compared with a year earlier, despite the introduction of new federal mortgage rules aimed at cooling the region’s overheated housing market. The median price of all homes across the Toronto region rose 21 per cent to $762,975 last month, compared to October 2015, in agreement with the Toronto Real Estate Board( TREB) on Thursday. Real property sales clambered 11.5 per cent in October, compared to the same month in 2015. In Toronto the average home — including all types of houses and condos — was $770,480,

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Month: November 2016 Unethical agents in red-hot Toronto real estate market under the microscope

  Who are the unscrupulous agents in Toronto’s real estate market? It all depends on who you’re asking. Some real estate agents engage in unethical behaviour, industry veterans recognise. But so do buyers and sellers. The machinations of Toronto’s blazingly red-hot market are receiving a lot of scrutiny these days. Last week, an undercover investigations conducted by CBC’s current affairs program Marketplace about the real estate industry makes further efforts to get their own message out before the broadcast aired. RECO, which enforces the Real Estate Business Brokers Act 2002 and its Code of Ethics on behalf of the members

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