Toronto to get taller residential buildings, but is it a smart move? Image

Toronto to get taller residential buildings, but is it a smart move?

Doug Ford just can’t seem to let go of his obsession with Toronto. First he cut the size of council nearly in half, and now his government is changing official development plans. 

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Toronto condo construction takes a breather as sales pick up steam Image

Toronto condo construction takes a breather as sales pick up steam

New home sales may be picking up steam this spring, but residential construction slowed down slightly across the country.

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Vitriol surrounding Bill 108 is another reminder that Toronto’s housing crisis is unsolvable Image

Vitriol surrounding Bill 108 is another reminder that Toronto’s housing crisis is unsolvable

Bill 108, the More Homes, More Choice Act, has proposed numerous changes to land use planning in Ontario. A lot of people are not happy about the amendments and the potential impacts.

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Ontario passes Bill to increase housing supply Image

Ontario passes Bill to increase housing supply

The province of Ontario just passed Bill 108, also known as the More Homes, More Choice: Ontario’s Housing Supply Action Plan. 

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Resale housing market continues upswing, but still slower than long-term average Image

Resale housing market continues upswing, but still slower than long-term average

The Greater Toronto Area resale housing market continued its upswing as sales activity increased in May 2019, according to data from the Toronto Real Estate Board. 

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Toronto has to meet housing demand or people are going to start leaving Image

Toronto has to meet housing demand or people are going to start leaving

Toronto’s population is growing quickly, and I’m worried we don’t have enough homes to accommodate all the people who want to call this city home. 

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Toronto home prices faring better than some, 2 years after FHP Image

Toronto home prices faring better than some, 2 years after FHP

The Fair Housing Plan was introduced by the former Liberal provincial government as a solution to runaway home price growth; year-over-year values had spiked over 30% in the Greater Toronto Area, prompting concerns.

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Would you pay a premium for a third bedroom? Image

Would you pay a premium for a third bedroom?

Would you pay more for a condo unit because it has an extra bedroom, even if the square footage was the same as a unit with fewer bedrooms? 

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The mortgage stress test is flawed because it doesn\

The mortgage stress test is flawed because it doesn't consider income growth

There’s a mortgage stress test duel underway, and the weapons of choice are reports and open letters. Who will win?

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Condos and casinos nixed for Ontario Place redevelopment Image

Condos and casinos nixed for Ontario Place redevelopment

Earlier this year, you had an opportunity to share your ideas for the Ontario Place redevelopment. Now, the provincial government is seeking proposals and concepts from around the world. 

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