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5 air conditioning alternatives to keep your home cool this summer

Meteorologists are predicting a hot, hazy and humid summer. And though it’s easy to idealize the summer months after enduring a long winter, heavy perspiration and heat stroke are no joke. Therefore, it’s imperative that you equip your home with ways to

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How to keep cool if your air conditioner breaks

The Greater Toronto Area is in for a hot summer. If you have air conditioning, you’re good to go. If you don’t, then you’re probably already aware of some of these tips for what to do if your A/C breaks.

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How to keep a cool head in your bidding war

You might think that homebuyers would keep a cool head when it comes to the biggest purchase they’ll ever make, but the bidding war frenzy that has become the norm in the GTA market says otherwise.So does a recent survey by the Real Estate Council of

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Toronto’s West Queen West #2 in Cool, says Vogue

Worldwide authority on all matters relating to fashion and ‘cool-ness’, Vogue has named West Queen West (WQW) the second coolest neighbourhood in the world!That’s right, Vogue. In an online publication, the prominent fashion icon called Toronto’s best

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Pemberton’s Ten93 is Heating up Queen West, Toronto

Worldwide authority on matters relating to travel and tourism, The Lonely Planet, once esteemed Queen West, “Toronto’s coolest neighbourhood”—with Pemberton Group’s Ten93 Queen West in the works, you can finally be one of the ‘cool kids!’We’ll put all

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New Low-rise Market Defying Expectations

With housing starts continuing strong through July (according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) and the new low-rise market currently making strides, the industry is “defying market expectations of a gradual cooling in activity,” says Trimart

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M-City: An Interesting Design by MVSA for Moscow, Russia

As architecture enthusiasts, we’re always on the hunt for the latest in tower designs, specifically residential buildings. Well, we came across a very cool one designed by Meyer en Van Schooten Architecten (MVSA) for Moscow, Russia, called M-City.M-City

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Get Into the Groove with Madonna at Aura

Madonna's Hard Candy session in Berlin - via mad-eyes.netWith Toronto’s condo market starting to cool off, according to Urbanation Inc., a Toronto real estate research firm who reported the slowest annual growth for Toronto in eight years, it’s no wonder

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'We already have a high capital gains tax': Bob Finnigan

For our second Q&A regarding different cooling strategies for the GTA housing market, we caught up with Bob Finnigan, President, Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) and COO, Acquisitions & Housing, Herity, to see what he thinks about some

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Capital gains tax hike or foreign buyer tax?

What device would be better for cooling the hot housing market? A capital gains tax hike or a foreign buyer tax? One thing that’s not up for debate is that buying a home in the GTA and in surrounding areas has become difficult for many home hunters.

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