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How should Canada tackle money laundering in the housing market?

Canada is an attractive place to buy a home because it’s an amazing place to live, but there are other, more sinister reasons to buy real estate in Canada, and British Columbia is cracking down. 

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The 6th at Angus Glen is officially the best completed condo in Canada

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association recently announced the winners of the annual 2019 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence, recognizing the best in new homes, renovations, community development, and marketing. 

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The Davis is just the type of condo community Newmarket needs

Exciting news - we have two new renderings of The Davis Residences at Bakerfield by The Rose Corporation, the latest condo development in Newmarket. 

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Toronto council not on board with the Housing Supply Action Plan

When the Housing Supply Action Plan was announced, members of the new home industry praised the Bill, but it looks like Toronto City Council has many concerns. 

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Canadian home sales bouncing back this spring! Image

Canadian home sales bouncing back this spring!

The Canadian Real Estate Association released its housing figures for last month, reporting that sales on a national level increased 3.6% month-over-month, based on transactions reported through Canadian MLS systems.

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Q&A with a first-time buyer who’s about to move into her new condo

To give first-time buyers an idea of what to expect as their occupancy approaches, we chatted with a first-time buyer who will be moving into her new condo in just a few weeks! 

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It looks like the foreign buyers tax is working

It recently came to my attention that the province of Ontario had not published any new data on foreign buyers in the residential market since Doug Ford was elected. It wasn’t sitting well with people, and the government responded quickly. 

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First-time buyers value shorter commutes over square footage

A new survey conducted by Genworth Canada in collaboration with Royal LePage unveiled key trends among first-time buyers based on the last two years of activity across the country.

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Bata Shoe Factory transformed into a luxury rental building

The historic Bata Shoe Factory has been transformed from a mid-century industrial building into a luxurious contemporary “condo-inspired” rental residence, called Batawa Lofts. 

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Some new home owners aren’t getting the park they paid for

Altus Group and the Building Industry and Land Development Association released new findings that say that parkland payments to municipalities can add $20,000 to $30,000 to the cost of a new home.

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