There’s no doubt that housing affordability – or the lack thereof – has been one of the biggest financial challenges facing Canadians in recent years. That’s led to growing pressure on the federal government to take action.
Yes, the sun is starting to make more appearances as we approach the beginning of spring. If you live in an area that still has a lot of snow, then there’s a chance your home is at risk of flooding during the spring thaw.
Tarion Warranty Corporation has announced the finalists of the 2019 Homeowners’ Choice Awards, which recognizes the best in the new home building industry with regards to customer service and customer satisfaction.
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its latest Housing Market Insight report, highlighting some new data gathered on non-resident homeownership in British Columbia, Ontario, and Nova Scotia.
If you’re reading this and live in Canada, apparently there’s a pretty good chance you live by yourself. This has got me thinking about the upcoming federal election and the state of our country’s housing markets.
Believe it or not, spring is right around the corner. The days are a bit longer, the birds will soon be chirping, and we’ll hopefully have fewer cloudy days. But you better believe your home took a beating this winter.
According to a new report from the Centre for Urban Research and Land Development, there’s plenty of space for new transit oriented development, but outdated city bylaws are preventing new housing from being built.
The Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark lent a helping hand in the grand opening of Waterfront Architecture: Placemaking and Context, a new free exhibit showcasing waterfront projects by Danish architecture firm 3XN.
Forum Research released the results of one of its latest polls about rental housing in Toronto. The poll found that the majority of Torontonians believe the City of Toronto should have authority on rental housing issues like evictions.
This year’s winners of the EnerQuality Awards have been announced! When it comes to energy efficiency, green building, and sustainability in the new home building industry, the EQ Awards is one of the most prestigious forms of recognition.
At the end of February, the Canadian Home Builders’ Association Day on the Hill took place, where CHBA met with members of parliament and senators to provide potential solutions to the housing affordability challenges Canadians face across the country.
The Centre for Urban Research and Land Development released a new report recently about how much room Toronto residential property taxes have to grow...and you’re not going to like it (if you live in Toronto).
Do you plan to renovate your kitchen in 2019? Kitchens are one of the most utilized rooms in a household. Considered the heart of the home, kitchens are a place to gather, communicate, cook, and socialize.
I recall seeing young couples buying new detached homes in Brampton, Markham, Mississauga, Oakville, Oshawa, all across the Greater Toronto Area and surrounding regions. Today, I’m seeing fewer and fewer first-time buyers, even in new condo sales centres.
A recent report from RE/MAX of Ontario-Atlantic Canada says that homebuying activity in the Greater Toronto Area has shifted to the west, but millennials may swing activity back to the east in the near future.