Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts

Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts Analysis of condo investors in Toronto, a new study reveals

  What are the characteristics of the new pre-construction condo buyers in Toronto’s property market? These buyers buy out the most and best condo units in the condo building towers during the pre-sales period from the hundred of new condo builders across Toronto area.   Close to 50 per cent (50%) of the mortgages then rent their condo units to the existing large pool of available renters by leasing their units. An acute shortage of available apartment rental units is existing in the Toronto area for more than ten (10) years.  The vacancy rate of rental apartments in the Toronto

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Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts Gap widens more between low-rise, high-rise housing prices, availability

  The gap between the average costs of newly built low-rise and high-rise homes in the GTA got wider again in January, 2017. A brand-new single-detached house now costs twice as much as a stacked townhouse or condominium: $1,026, 395 to $507,551. The single-detached cost is up 25 per cent compared to a year ago; the condo cost is higher by 13 per cent.   Not merely prices but numbers of sales are diverging also. New low-rise dwelling sales were down in January, with just 741 brand-new homes sold, a decline of 29 per cent from a year ago. In Toronto, only

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Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts Renovation grants give savings to homeowners – BILD

  There are numerous redevelopment grants available to homeowners in the GTA. Ranging from a few hundred dollars to several thousand, programs are offered by different levels of government and partner organizations. Homeowners in the city of Toronto have a number of programs available and one such incentive is the Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program. The metropolitan city offers proprietors of single-family, duplex and triplex residential homes a fiscal subsidy of up to $3,400 per property to install flood protection devices. Another home renovation savings initiative offered by the city is the Home Energy Loan Program( HELP ), which facilitates

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Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts Outdated information is blamed for weight gain and obesity

  In toronto health, the conventional dietary wisdom for the past quarter century has been “eat less, move more,” referring to reducing caloric intake and increasing exercise. But at the same time, we’ve seen obesity explode into the number one health problem facing Canadians and Americans. Only two logical explanations exist. The first possibility is that this dietary advice is good, but we are all too lazy or weak to follow it. Since obesity was relatively uncommon in the 1950s, this would mean that an entire generation of Americans individually, but simultaneously decided to “let themselves go.” This hardly seems

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Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts Exciting home show exhibits at upcoming Toronto Fall Home Show

   In toronto real estate, this year’s Toronto Fall Home Show will feature hundreds of innovative products, services and celebrity experts to help you shape your space. Running from Sept. 23-25, 2016, this year’s show is in the EnerCare Centre — at Exhibition Place — which features modern facilities, underground parking and additional floor space so visitors will enjoy a bigger event than ever before. Visitors can experience an array of exciting exhibits including a series of do-it-yourself workshops and the return of the popular exhibits Design Intervention and RenoMark’s Destination Renovation. There will also be more than 300 retailers

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Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts Metformin can lessen risk of heart ailments in diabetics

  Washington D.C. [US]: A recent research has found that if Metformin, a drug commonly prescribed for Type 2 diabetes, is taken by a Type 1 diabetic patient on a routine basis then it could slow the development of the disease and delay heart disease. In toronto health, Metformin is an inexpensive treatment often used for Type 2 diabetes to lower blood sugar levels by reducing glucose production in the liver and is not prescribed for patients with Type 1 diabetes. However, a clinical trial has for the first time revealed that Metformin can promote a patient’s ability to repair

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Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts Diabetes drug Metformin could help prevent heart disease

  Heart disease is the leading cause of illness in diabetic patients, accounting for more than half of all fatalities. In toronto health, Metformin is an inexpensive treatment that is often used for Type 2 diabetes to lower blood sugar levels by reducing glucose production in the liver. The drug may also be used to lower Type 1 diabetic patients’ risk of developing this complication, the researchers said. “Our research is an exciting step forward as it may have positive clinical implications for patients with increased risk of cardiovascular disease by improving their treatment options,” said Jolanta Weaver, Senior Lecturer

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Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts Toronto asks excessive fees from homeowners who apply to build legal apartment

  In toronto real estate, in the face of a serious housing shortage in the GTA, the City of Toronto is actively discouraging homeowners from legally adding one or two units to their houses by making it financially unfeasible. Last week I received an email from Ben, who explained his dilemma. He wrote, “I bought a house with my son with the intent of living in it with my wife (both retired) on the ground floor and my son and his family on the second floor. My son is carrying a huge mortgage on his half of the house. We

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Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts Stop Worrying Using This Simple Brain Hack

  In toronto health, excessive worry continues to be on the rise, even impacting teens more than ever, and can have devastating consequences. Worry and stress can contribute to sleep problems, which can have serious ramifications, physical problems and of course mental health issues, including full blown anxiety disorders. There are a number of tips to reduce stress, but this article will share one key mind hack that you need to keep your worrying in check for good.   One key mind hack to check your worry One key mind hack to keep your worry at bay is a simple concept

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Category: Toronto Lifestyle Posts No detached homes for young buyers — at least not in Toronto and Vancouver

  In toronto real estate, the reality of today’s housing market is that young people may need to kiss the dream of owning a single family detached home goodbye. It is extremely difficult. If you live outside the metro areas of Toronto and Vancouver, you’re probably tired of all the whining — this doesn’t even apply to you — and if you own a detached home in Calgary, you wish likely someone would just buy your house, because the market is stagnating. Prices were up about 30 per cent in Vancouver in May from a year ago and 16 per cent

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