We’re counting down the days until Cityside Stouffville by DECO Homes, Fieldgate Homes, OPUS Homes, and Starlane Homes opens the sales centre doors. The big day is Saturday, September 21, 2019. Doors will open at 11 am.
We’re not surprised that The Stockyards has progressed so quickly and efficiently. Marlin Spring and Greybrook have partnered on more than a dozen low-rise and high-rise projects in locations like Ottawa, Montreal, Houston, and of course, Toronto.
Thanks to the 2019 Canadian Rental Housing Index, we now have a better picture of the rental affordability crisis in Canada, and it hits hard in Ontario. Of the top 20 federal ridings with the worst rental affordability challenges, 11 are in Ontario.
In August 2019, national home sales increased for the sixth month in a row, coming in 17% higher than the six-year low hit in February 2019. On a year-over-year basis, national sales jumped 5%, with significant activity in the Greater Toronto Area.
There’s been a lot of focus recently on the lack of supply and strong demand driving up home prices in the Greater Toronto Area, but there are other factors to consider: government fees, taxes, and charges.
The Canadian Real Estate Association launched REALideas recently in anticipation of the federal election. One of the points they made is that mortgage lending needs to be updated to better serve those participating in the gig economy.
The Toronto Catholic District School Board has taken important steps in making their schools a safer environment with the introduction of Automated External Defibrillators, provided by The Mikey Network.