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Home maintenance tasks to complete in January and February

Here are a few home maintenance tips for January and February, courtesy Tarion Warranty Corporation. We elaborate on a few of the tasks, and you can check out the full list on Tarion’s website.

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Tips for living in a new home construction zone

When you buy a preconstruction home, there’s a good chance you’ll be moving into a construction zone. Some people are indifferent to this busy, dusty environment, while others have a hard time dealing with it.

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The growing demand for storage space in the Greater Toronto Area

As both first-time buyers and empty nesters eye the condo market for their new home purchase, one thing has become clear - storage space is essential. 

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Canada is the best country in the world for Quality of Life!

The 2019 Best Countries rankings were recently released by the U.S. News & World Report, in partnership with BAV Group, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Once again, Canada ranked high on the list! 

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Buyers vs. Sellers: Who will win the detached home market?

There was a story in the Vancouver Sun recently about a detached home listed for just under $1 million. With single-family home prices falling in the area, could the detached homes actually tumble to an affordable price?

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Toronto among the least affordable housing markets in the world

The 15th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey: 2019 was recently released, rating middle-income housing affordability with third quarter 2018 data. Once again, Toronto is found among the least affordable cities in the world. 

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Should tech giants be responsible for funding affordable housing?

I came across a New York Times article recently about how Microsoft is pledging $500 million towards the development of affordable housing in Seattle. This got me thinking about the tech boom in Toronto and our affordable housing issue. 

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Royal Port offers convenient waterfront living in Port Dalhousie

There are a few reasons to be excited about Rankin Construction Inc.’s new Royal Port condo development in the Port Dalhousie area of St. Catharines.  

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Moving during winter doesn’t have to be a nightmare

So, you’ve decided to move during the winter, or maybe your new construction home is ready for occupancy and the builder has told you when you have to move in, and it’s in the middle of February.

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Share your ideas for the Ontario Place development

The province of Ontario is looking for some fresh ideas for the Ontario Place development. What do you picture being at this site? The goal is to transform Ontario Place into a year-round attraction for local and international visitors. 

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