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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Real estate event spotlights technology; report says Canadian companies mobile leaders

Real estate event spotlights technology; report says Canadian companies mobile leaders

A report just released by Accenture says that more Canadian companies have adopted mobile technology than companies in some other countries (85 per cent here, 69 per cent elsewhere), but CEOs need to “buy in” more enthusiastically before real benefits will be seen . The study, which looked at how companies apply digital technologies, especially… Continue Reading

Raymond Moriyama hopes new prize will raise stature of architecture in Canada

Raymond Moriyama hopes new prize will raise stature of architecture in Canada

In announcing the brand new prize for architecture that bears his name, the very distinguished architect Raymond Moriyama said, “My hope is that this prize will raise not only the stature of the RAIC internationally, but also the stature of Canada, and inspire Canadians and Canadian architects to aspire higher.” The prize, one of the… Continue Reading

Modest rise in condo starts now that market has adjusted: report

Modest rise in condo starts now that market has adjusted: report

Has any sector of the Canadian economy been more scrutinized than the housing market? Reports are churned out almost weekly, by both foreign and domestic bodies with an interest in the homes Canadians are buying, and how much they’re paying for them. Condominiums are of particular interest. For some observers, the condo market is a… Continue Reading

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Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies suggest 18-34 year olds prefer condo and apartment living for walkability, short commutes and access to amenities — and not because of affordability. Many would choose an even smaller condo, with a higher price-per-square foot, just to have ready access to subway. [1] Access to transit was the number one factor, despite price. Lower…

Eco living in condos: your guide to living green no matter where you call home

Eco living in condos: your guide to living green no matter where you call home

Eco living may seem like an impossible task in a condo with limited space. In an ideal world, you would be living in a new or recently upgraded condo, complete with energy-efficient appliances, LED light bulbs, solar panels, and more. For the rest of us in condos, replacing appliances and adding solar panels may be out…

Ask the Lawyer: Reader worried about python snake in condo

Ask the Lawyer: Reader worried about python snake in condo

Reader Question I’m worried because I have a ball python and my neighbour found out and I know she’s not happy. She said she was going to complain to management. I tried not to let anyone know because I know how people think about my pet. People who don’t have snakes don’t understand how great…

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