Canada's Condominium Magazine

Monthly Archives: July 2016

Gas prices rising again, but Canadians still have it relatively good

Gas prices rising again, but Canadians still have it relatively good

In Venezuela they basically give it away. In Hong Kong the prices are downright extortionate. In Kuwait it’s cheap and the citizens guzzle it like North Americans, but there’s a real danger the government could squander its massive savings on the subsidies that keep it cheap. Canadians pay more for it than our North American… Continue Reading

Toronto's condo builders managing well, little sign of overbuilding: CMHC

Toronto's condo builders managing well, little sign of overbuilding: CMHC

Canada’s national housing agency, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has concluded that, on the whole, Toronto’s condominium builders know what they are doing. While it was true in the past, notably in the 1980s, that some condo developers, caught up in a rapidly expanding, speculative real estate market, rushed into building too many units… Continue Reading

Toronto’s condo builders managing well, little sign of overbuilding: CMHC

Toronto’s condo builders managing well, little sign of overbuilding: CMHC

Canada’s national housing agency, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has concluded that, on the whole, Toronto’s condominium builders know what they are doing. While it was true in the past, notably in the 1980s, that some condo developers, caught up in a rapidly expanding, speculative real estate market, rushed into building too many units… Continue Reading

Film, TV industry booming as two more high-profile shows set to shoot in Toronto

Film, TV industry booming as two more high-profile shows set to shoot in Toronto

When President Obama addressed our parliament a few weeks ago, he commented, speaking about the family-like closeness of the relationship between our two countries, which is “so remarkable precisely because it seems so unremarkable,” on how often it is that Americans are surprised to learn that their favourite actor or singer turns out to be… Continue Reading

Hardhat tours available at Tridel's near-complete Atria condos in North York

Hardhat tours available at Tridel's near-complete Atria condos in North York

Tridel is inviting interested homebuyers to book a hardhat tour of its best-selling condominium community, Atria. Atria is a master-planned community from Tridel Dorsay, conveniently located on Sheppard Avenue just east of highway 404 (the DVP) and north of the 401. There are four condominium buildings at Atria—Trio (23 storeys), Alto (43 storeys), Parkside (8… Continue Reading

Hardhat tours available at Tridel’s near-complete Atria condos in North York

Hardhat tours available at Tridel’s near-complete Atria condos in North York

Tridel is inviting interested homebuyers to book a hardhat tour of its best-selling condominium community, Atria. Atria is a master-planned community from Tridel Dorsay, conveniently located on Sheppard Avenue just east of highway 404 (the DVP) and north of the 401. There are four condominium buildings at Atria—Trio (23 storeys), Alto (43 storeys), Parkside (8… Continue Reading

“Generation Snowflake” aka Millennials lack gumption, confidence in economy

“Generation Snowflake” aka Millennials lack gumption, confidence in economy

Marketers, retailers, and employers are obsessed with Millennials, but who are they, really? They are undeniably important simply because there are so many of them, about 9.5 million in Canada in 2015, which is almost exactly equal to the number of boomers. While they make up about 27 per cent of the population, they now… Continue Reading

Other Popular Stories

What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

  We’ve all been waiting for that first big, warm weekend of the year — Victorial Day. Schools are closed, and many people have extra time off work, and we’re primed and ready to go after all the rain and cool weather this spring. With summer beginning, and a long, celebratory weekend ahead, it is the…

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

The impact of the Ontario Government “Fair Housing” rules is starting to be felt, manifesting in the move of some sellers to list their properties – likely to “beat” the  anticipated moderation of prices. Based on Vancouver’s experience with similar rules, economists aren’t expecting a major cool down, and almost certainly a short one.  …

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

If you have any experience living in condos and apartments, then you know that living in such close proximity to your neighbours means getting to know them on a really personal level, whether you like it or not. You see and hear far more than you anticipated, from rambunctious children and barking dogs to midnight…

SHARE WITH US

Subscribe to condo.ca

@ 2017 condo.ca  |  Designed by Persona Corp