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Sellers in control in Toronto housing market and likely to remain so

Sellers in control in Toronto housing market and likely to remain so

In case you missed it from all the previous reports and studies, home ownership is “dangerously” unaffordable in Toronto and Vancouver for those who wish to buy a single detached home. In the rest of the country, according to RBC Chief Economist Craig Wright, there are “few signs” that housing affordability is problematic. In most… Continue Reading

Tridel honoured by industry for innovation in green building

Tridel honoured by industry for innovation in green building

Tridel has been given the home building industry’s newest award for sustainable building. At a gala presentation earlier this month, Tridel, Toronto’s oldest and largest condominium builder, accepted the inaugural award for Building Innovation–Mid and High Rise. The award recognizes technical excellence in energy-efficient and green building practices. The award, along with eleven others, was… Continue Reading

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Ten reasons why condos might be the “Goldilocks” solution to your urban home needs

Ten reasons why condos might be the “Goldilocks” solution to your urban home needs

For Toronto- or Vancouver-based home-owners “Goldilocks” may seem like a dream in the face of double digit increases in home values. Even with the recent increase in listings, and the multi-point plan by Government to cool markets, the bargains are not to be found in resale homes and condos. Goldilocks market seems like a far-off…

My boomerang story: what I learned about how to stop your adult kids from boomeranging back into your home.

My boomerang story: what I learned about how to stop your adult kids from boomeranging back into your home.

By Sassa Brown I was a Boomerang kid. I didn’t want to be. I had to be. This is my story. But first, let me explain that your kids know you are anxious to settle down and relax. They want you to enjoy yourselves in peace and quiet, with the knowledge that they raised good, well-adjusted children….

Ontario home-buyers face Goldilocks housing dilemma with 70% unable to find homes that meet their needs

Ontario home-buyers face Goldilocks housing dilemma with 70% unable to find homes that meet their needs

According to a recent report by the Canadian Center for Economic Analysis, approximately 70% of Ontario’s residents are unable to find housing that adequately meets the needs of their household.     While many residents are unable to find houses that are big enough, others are finding it difficult to locate houses that are small…

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