Government policy like the mortgage stress test was introduced to cool Canada’s housing market, which it did, but some buyers have decided to simply go a different route, and it could be bad for the overall health of the market.
Condo developers do so much research and consultation when it comes to designing a new residence, and I can tell you that if there wasn’t demand for a leaner appliance package, then there wouldn’t be options like this.
The good thing about July is that it’s probably one of the easiest months of the year as far as home maintenance goes, so you still get to spend the majority of your time travelling with your kids and hanging out in the backyard by the pool.
Though it seemed like the housing market was heating up last spring, on a national level, activity was a bit less exciting, according to the latest monthly report from the Candian Real Estate Association.
A recent cover story in Forbes broke the news that Kanye is working on a prefabricated housing project inspired by Luke Skywalker’s childhood home. Yes, Luke Skywalker. Not only is this post about Kanye...it’s also about Star Wars.
If you were waiting for home prices to drop before buying, you may have missed your chance. There was a slight cooling period through 2018 and even earlier this year, but according to a new study, prices are on the rise.
There's a change in the air. There’s talk of prefab housing being piloted to combat homelessness. Laneway suites will soon be popping up across all of Toronto. Sidewalk Labs unveiled plans for mass timber building designs and prefab construction.
A new study by Generation Squeeze in Vancouver found average home prices in Canada need to drop by nearly 50% for a typical 25-34 year-old (let’s call them millennials) to afford an 80% mortgage on an average priced home. Or, their earnings need to double
We already knew this was the case, but Adi Development Group is now officially a major player in the new home industry with the CEO Tariq Adi and COO Saud Adi receiving Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award for young business leaders!
One of the most highly anticipated events in Toronto’s architecture scene is RAW Design’s annual community event. This year, RAW WEAR took over an abandoned auto body shop in one of the city’s hottest up-and-coming areas.
It may sound like you’re back in college again, but your next rental in Toronto may be a coliving situation. How do you feel about that? Common, a company known for its coliving housing in the United States, has partnered with Dream Unlimited.
TREB released its monthly resale housing market figures, announcing that 8,860 sales were reported through the MLS system. When looking at the first half of the year, home sales are up 8.5% and new listings increased by less than 1%.
It’s possible that there will soon be more laneway suites in Toronto in the near future as the Planning and Housing Committee recently endorsed a plan to support this type of residential development across the city.
Located at Kennedy Rd. and Sheppard Ave. East, KSquare Condos features two towers rising 31 and 34 storeys, sharing a seven-storey podium. There will be more than 485,000 square feet of retail, office, and residential space.
Over the last week, the talk of the town has been the Union Park development in Toronto by Oxford Properties Group. At first, it was the $3.5 billion price tag that made headlines, but now that more time has been spent digesting the master-plan.
Sure, the cottage is all fun and games during the summer, especially around Canada Day, but keep in mind that there is always maintenance to be done (and we bet you didn’t get to any of it over the long weekend!).
And just like that - it’s summer. The forecast is consistently above 20 degrees celsius, and it will soon be hitting 30. Don’t worry if you forgot to get your backyard ready for the heat (and the long weekend).
Sidewalk Labs recently released its draft Master Innovation and Development Plan for the ambitious “smart city” project on Toronto’s east waterfront, Sidewalk Toronto. There are hundreds of pages to go through, but we took a closer look at the housing.
I’m sensing a lot of negativity these days - not just in the housing market, but all around the world and close to home. And you know what? I’m tired. Thank goodness the Canada Day Long weekend is coming up.
In May 2019, there were 4,794 new home sales in the Greater Toronto Area, according to Altus Group, the Building Industry and Land Development Association’s trusted source for new home market intelligence.
According to moving company, Two Men and a Truck, the weekend of June 30 is the busiest moving time of the whole year. Every year, 4.4 million of the 37 million Canadians move into a new home (or roughly 1.5 million families).
Whether it’s an intimate dinner party or a large celebration, adding the right elements to your space can make your outdoor areas shine like the summer sun. Here are six ways to infuse the perfect elements for all of your entertainment needs this season.