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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Record $2 billion spent on film, TV productions shot in Toronto in 2016

Record $2 billion spent on film, TV productions shot in Toronto in 2016

Toronto’s film and television industry is booming, according to the city. A statement released today says that domestic and foreign production investments in Toronto exceeded $2 billion for the first time in 2016. About $800 million of that came from Hollywood. It was the third consecutive record-setting year for the industry. Mayor Tory called it… Continue Reading

Ontario Real Estate Association facing serious challenges

Ontario Real Estate Association facing serious challenges

The association that represents realtors at the provincial level in Ontario appears to be facing an existential moment of truth. For decades, the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) Real Estate College has been authorised by the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) to provide realtor education in the province, but that could be ending. RECO… Continue Reading

Energy, water consumption reporting regulation now in effect for Ontario condos, businesses

Energy, water consumption reporting regulation now in effect for Ontario condos, businesses

A new Ontario government regulation requiring large, privately owned buildings, including condominiums, to report their energy and water consumption, is now in force. Ontario Regulation 20/17, known as the Energy and Water Reporting and Benchmarking (EWBR) initiative, applies to buildings that are 50,000 square feet and larger. In addition to energy and water consumption, greenhouse… 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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