Condo completions to have a ‘calming effect on rent increases next year’ Image

Condo completions to have a ‘calming effect on rent increases next year’

Urbanation, the leading source for condo and rental market intelligence in the Greater Toronto Area, released its third quarter 2018 rental market results, reporting a dire need for more supply.

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Post-secondary students come up with innovative solutions to create affordable housing Image

Post-secondary students come up with innovative solutions to create affordable housing

The CMHC announced the winners of the Innovation Fund Student Challenge, an initiative encouraging post-secondary students to come up with out-of-the-box solutions to address affordable housing issues in the rental market.

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Renting a one-bedroom condo in the GTA will cost you nearly $2,000 a month Image

Renting a one-bedroom condo in the GTA will cost you nearly $2,000 a month

Leading Greater Toronto Area condo market consulting firm, Urbanation, recently released its condo rental figures for the second quarter of 2018.

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Laneway suites are now allowed in Toronto! Image

Laneway suites are now allowed in Toronto!

Toronto city council just approved bylaw amendments permitting the construction of laneway suites! The 30-5 vote ends a long-standing push for laneway suites as a way to address the shortage in the rental market and ease homeownership costs.

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New residential-library hybrid building now under construction in Toronto Image

New residential-library hybrid building now under construction in Toronto

TAS is known for their contemporary boutique condo developments in Toronto, but their latest project is something different, something that may serve as an example of how to integrate public facilities into new residential buildings.

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39 Niagara is a great addition to the King West neighbourhood Image

39 Niagara is a great addition to the King West neighbourhood

We’ve been keeping a close eye on the Minto Westside development in Toronto because construction is moving along smoothly and the north side of the site was rising with the south.

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Development charge rebates to stimulate creation of affordable rental housing Image

Development charge rebates to stimulate creation of affordable rental housing

The province of Ontario recently announced development charge rebates in an effort to stimulate the creation of more affordable rental housing.

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Average rent for a 1-bedroom condo unit in the GTA nearly $2,000 Image

Average rent for a 1-bedroom condo unit in the GTA nearly $2,000

The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released its resale and rental condo reports for the first quarter of 2018, announcing a notable increase in average selling price in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

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Even with the housing market calming, this happy tenant plans to keep on renting Image

Even with the housing market calming, this happy tenant plans to keep on renting

Last year, we chatted with Charlotte (named changed for privacy), a mother of one renting a home in the Junction neighbourhood of Toronto. She explained why she was happy renting and had no plans to buy.

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Spring and summer will be a good time to list your home! Image

Spring and summer will be a good time to list your home!

Resale prices were down in February, according to the latest from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). Although the GTA prices fell 12.4% in February year-over-year, average prices were still above 2016’s prices and higher than in January.

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