Why I like the Sidewalk Toronto housing strategy Image

Why I like the Sidewalk Toronto housing strategy

The long weekend is behind us and I finally had a chance to sit down with Sidewalk Labs’ Master Plan for Sidewalk Toronto. All other controversies aside, I’m excited about the housing strategy. 

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Canadian housing affordability showing improvement, except in Toronto and Vancouver

On a national level, Canadian housing is becoming more affordable, but things aren’t looking good for buyers in the country’s most expensive markets, Toronto and Vancouver.

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Could the FTHBI even be used in Toronto? INFOGRAPHIC Image

Could the FTHBI even be used in Toronto? INFOGRAPHIC

The First-Time Home Buyers Incentive, a new national mortgage-equity sharing program, has been the subject of sharp scrutiny since it was first announced by the federal government in March.

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A closer look at housing in the Sidewalk Toronto master-plan

Sidewalk Labs recently released its draft Master Innovation and Development Plan for the ambitious “smart city” project on Toronto’s east waterfront, Sidewalk Toronto. There are hundreds of pages to go through, but we took a closer look at the housing.

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Toronto homebuyers blame population growth for soaring housing prices

Housing prices are considered high in the Greater Toronto Area, and many of the professionals in the industry blame the lack of supply. Turns out that’s not how homebuyers see it. 

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Generation Z will soon have the most purchasing power

It looks like millennials have officially taken over the City of Toronto, but they won’t hold their top position long as Generation Z is on the rise. 

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The potential of modular housing in Toronto Image

The potential of modular housing in Toronto

In an effort to combat homelessness, the City of Toronto is moving forward with a pilot project involving underutilized public land and modular housing.

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These Toronto area condos are designed for families

As the average price of a new single-family home in the Greater Toronto Area hovers above $1 million, more people with children are embracing the condo lifestyle. But which condos are good for kids? 

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Canadian home sales remain strong through spring Image

Canadian home sales remain strong through spring

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, Canadian home sales increased 1.9% in May compared to April 2019, hitting the 10-year average for the month.

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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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