Workspace at home may become essential as baby boomers downsize Image

Workspace at home may become essential as baby boomers downsize

A recent survey from RBC Royal Bank found that 42% of small business owners in Canada are baby boomers and 24% are millennials. And who are the largest groups of homebuyers in the country? Boomers and millennials.

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‘Uber-luxury’ housing market picking up momentum in the GTA Image

‘Uber-luxury’ housing market picking up momentum in the GTA

According to recent figures from RE/MAX, year-to-date uber-luxury home sales in the GTA have exceeded 2018 levels. As of the end of October, there were 102 home sales above $5 million, which is 8.5% higher than the same period a year ago.

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Canadian housing starts slow down, but many units remain in the pipeline Image

Canadian housing starts slow down, but many units remain in the pipeline

National housing starts took a breather in October 2019, according to the latest report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

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Toronto housing market no longer at risk of overvaluation Image

Toronto housing market no longer at risk of overvaluation

​​​​​​​After a lengthy period of high vulnerability in Toronto’s housing market, it finally looks like things are starting to ease up, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s latest Housing Market Assessment.

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The average price of a detached home in the GTA has barely changed since a year ago Image

The average price of a detached home in the GTA has barely changed since a year ago

​​​​​​​October 2019 proved to be a strong month for the Greater Toronto Area’s resale market, with home sales and prices still climbing, while new listings continued to drop. 

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All new homes in Toronto must be built to net-zero by 2030 Image

All new homes in Toronto must be built to net-zero by 2030

​​​​​​​If you’re considering tackling all the changes necessary to make your home net-zero, the City of Toronto is here to help. Mayor John Tory recently announced the BetterHomesTO program.

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Is Toronto ready for tiny houses? Image

Is Toronto ready for tiny houses?

​​​​​​​The residential streetscape is in for a change with cities across Canada approving bylaws to allow for more housing per property. Will it completely fix the tight rental market? No. But, it’s definitely a step in the right direction.

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2019 may be one of the best years on record for the Greater Toronto Area’s new condo market Image

2019 may be one of the best years on record for the Greater Toronto Area’s new condo market

​​​​​​​It looks like 2019 may be one of the strongest years ever for the Greater Toronto Area’s new condo market, according to recent figures from Urbanation, the leading source for new condo statistics in the GTA. 

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Legal cannabis creating ‘micro-booms’ in markets across Canada Image

Legal cannabis creating ‘micro-booms’ in markets across Canada

​​​​​​​Before cannabis legalization, there was a fear that there would be negative effects on the Canadian housing market. According to recent figures, it looks like the opposite is actually happening. 

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2 things that could happen to Toronto’s new condo market Image

2 things that could happen to Toronto’s new condo market

​​​​​​​Tomorrow is Halloween, but to be honest, the only thing that’s kind of frightening me right now is how expensive new condos in the Greater Toronto Area are getting. 

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