September 19, 2008

Greater Toronto Area Resale Housing Moderate in September

September 17, 2008 — The Greater Toronto Area’s autumn resale housing market began with moderate activity, Toronto Real Estate Board President Maureen O’Neill announced today. With 2,726 sales during the first half of this month, activity has declined 16 per […]
September 18, 2008

School Report Cards: Judging a Neighbourhood By Its Schools

My daughter is in grade 4 this year.  Last May, she did some extra studying and wrote her EQAO tests for grade 3.  I choose not to make a big deal about the tests because how she does on the […]
September 16, 2008

Timely Reminder To Respect Propane

The explosion in Toronto is a vivid reminder of high school science.  Some gases are volatile.  Of course, for propane, that is what we use it for. It doesn’t hurt to be reminded that propane is dangerous and needs to be respected.  […]
September 6, 2008

Get Your House In Order

Now is a good as time as any to organize.  I find that I am starting to put summer things away and trying to keep kid’s backpacks, shoes and coloured pencils (where did they all come from) with back-to-school.  I […]
September 6, 2008

GTA Resale Housing Remains Steady Throughout Summer Months

September 4, 2008 –The Greater Toronto resale housing market closed out the last full month of summer at a steady pace, Toronto Real Estate Board President Maureen O’Neill reported today. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) average price increased one per […]
September 3, 2008

Are You Afraid to Walk in Your Neighbourhood After Dark?

Statistics Canada says that 18% of people who live in urban areas are.  Women and seniors top the list of fearful groups.  Although they were less likely to be fearful once they got in their home, than those ages 25 […]