We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Christian Huggett, Vice President of Development, Podium Developments, and Saqib Qureshi of Building Capital to discuss the now open Ironwood in North Oshawa.
The Building Industry and Land Development Association released the midpoint results of its Building Answers campaign, revealing the three most asked questions that Greater Toronto Area residents have for the new home building industry.
If you look out on your balcony or terrace right now, it’s likely in pretty rough shape...you probably haven’t used it in half a year! The fact that you only get use of your balcony for six months is even more of a reason to make the most of it.
The provincial Budget was tabled last week. I was hoping for more details on the Housing Supply Action Plan, but we were simply reminded again that the Plan is in the works and will somehow increase housing supply in Ontario.
Are you considering renting for longer because of the high condo prices in the Greater Toronto Area? Well, it looks like condo rental rates in the GTA didn’t get much more affordable compared to the end of 2018.
Have you started your spring cleaning yet? It’s important to do more than simply dusting and cleaning surfaces. There are other parts of your home that need your attention, so we put together a home maintenance to-do list that you should complete in April
At the end of last week, Doug Ford’s government tabled its first Budget. We listened in via livestream and flipped through the Budget online, but we couldn’t find much regarding the Housing Supply Action Plan or housing affordability in Ontario.
To get a better grasp on the housing market, we reached out to some industry professionals to get their opinions on a few hot topics. Our first Q&A was with Ben Myers, President of Bullpen Research & Consulting Inc.
For years, we’ve had our eye on the mostly sold out Minto Westside site at Front and Bathurst in Toronto. Aside from it being one of the largest and most architecturally interesting condos in the city, it’s also surrounded by some intriguing parcels of la
There’s no denying that the Greater Toronto Area’s real estate market, both new and resale sectors, has been slow. 2018 was basically a nose dive compared to the high activity in 2016 and 2017. Now, I think we’re seeing signs of the market rebounding.
Last weekend, we popped in at the New Kleinburg grand opening. We heard that people were lining up days before, so we had to see it for ourselves. Turns out it was even busier than we thought it would be.
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its housing starts data for March 2019, but there’s not much to get too excited about as construction remained steady to wrap up the first quarter of the year.
This increased interest in the 905 housing markets is evident in the growing usage of GO Transit, the provincially-owned regional transit network. It boasted a ridership of 56.6 million people in 2018, upping service by 13% to 217 weekly trips.
The Ontario Association of Architects announced its selections for the inaugural SHIFT Challenge, which aims to encourage architects, engineers and designers to solve societal issues with their skills and expertise.
The Toronto Real Estate Board released its resale housing market results for March 2019, reporting steady sales and prices, though the market remained tight. TREB also continues to blame the mortgage stress test for slower sales.
Is it too late to jump on the Marie Kondo bandwagon? Her organizing philosophy is all about only owning things that “spark joy,” but we think this way of thinking can also be applied to moving into a new home!
Earlier this year, the Centre for Urban Research and Land Development released a report saying that the City of Toronto could afford to hike residential property taxes by approximately 20% when compared to the median GTHA municipality.