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Original article via Better Dwelling. Click here to read. Canadian real estate prices are back to growing, after seeing minor price declines for half of a year. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) numbers show home prices have returned to growth in July. National price growth......

Original article via CBC. Click here to read. A growing trend among Toronto-area seniors to delay downsizing efforts and remain in their homes for longer could indicate future housing pressures for younger generations, a new report said Thursday. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation analyzed......

Original article via The Globe and Mail. Click here to read. It’s one of Toronto’s most tangled land use headaches. With 600 properties comprising more than 2,000 hectares, the Toronto District School Board is by far the city’s the largest property owner, but one plagued......

Original article via Toronto Storeys. Click here to read. Getting approved for a mortgage can be pretty tough, especially with lender regulations being as stringent as they’ve been. And with the recently-imposed mortgage stress test rule changes, securing a home loan in today’s market can be even......

Original article via National Post. Click here to read. From soaring skyscrapers to low-key low-rises, the Building Industry and Land Development Association highlighted some of Toronto’s top properties at the 39th annual BILD Awards. The annual ceremony, held last month, honours achievements in planning, design,......

Original article via Move Smartly. Click here to read. Condos have helped to prop up a drooping real estate market in the Toronto area – but has demand for them started to cool? Any increase in sales or prices in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)’s......

Original article via GTA Homes. Click here to read. For the first time in history, Canada will be seeing a new condo development made up of an all-women team. This new development is called Reina Condos and will be located on The Queensway in Etobicoke. Reina Condos will offer a......

Original article via Toronto Life. Click here to read. Last year, fans were heartbroken when the team traded long-time Raptor DeMar DeRozan (the self-proclaimed “sacrificial lamb“) for current MVP Kawhi Leonard. Oh, how things change. Now that we’re one game away from securing that sweet,......

Original article via RENX. Click here to read. “The Classic Series offers the best of city living, situated right along Front Street and soaring 38 storeys above the retail of The Well,” Tridel executive vice-president Andrew Del Zotto said during a media conference at the......

Original article via MoneySense. Click here to read. Until a few years ago, most home buyers would’ve searched high and low just to find the city of Angus on an Ontario map. (Hint: It’s 90 kilometres north of Toronto.) Unless that is, you’re in the army.......

Original article via 247 Sports. Click here to read. Real estate purchases are quickly becoming a staple in the NBA rumor mill. By the time LeBron James had signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, he had already purchased two homes in southern California. Every time a superstar......

Original article via Globe and Mail. Click here to read. A wave of acquisitions has made some of the Toronto area’s largest real estate brokerages even larger and the deal makers say to expect more consolidation in the future. On April 10, independent brokerage Right......

Original article via Globe and Mail. Click here to read. Real estate agent Elli Davis of Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd. is seeing a surge in properties for sale in Toronto in May. After a slow start to the year, the real estate market......

Original article via Urban Toronto. Click here to read. Mid-rise redevelopments along Queen Street are reshaping Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood, where a project that will complete this year will bring a big boost in new residents. Harhay Developments’ 875 Queen East at Logan has been under......

Original article via Globe and Mail. Click here to read. Some buyers and sellers in Toronto’s bumpy real estate market are finding ways to use the uneven terrain to their advantage. One Riverdale family recently sold their house at 631 Logan Ave. when a “bully”......

Original article via Toronto Storeys. Click here to read. The advent of flat-fee service is challenging the traditional real estate model of how we sell a home. A relatively new concept, the flat-fee model comes with appealing advantages — and potential drawbacks. Toronto Storeys spoke......

Original article via Urban Toronto. Click here to read. Another year gone, another year of growth is on the way. Our annual Growth to Watch For series returns, and this year it is bigger, taller, and more comprehensive than ever before. We bring you every......

Original article via Daily Hive. Click here to read. After calling for input from the community, Toronto city council has agreed to establish a separate chapter of the Toronto Municipal Code for sidewalk cafes, public parklets and marketing displays. AKA: produce stands and those cafe and......

Original article via Bloomberg. Click here to read. Toronto’s housing market was little changed in March as sellers stayed on the sidelines. Home sales in Canada’s biggest city totaled 7,187 in the month, one sale shy of the same month a year ago, the Toronto......

Original article via National Post. Click here to read. On the eve of a federal election this fall, the Liberal government is looking to help more Canadians buy their first homes by picking up a portion of their mortgage costs and increasing the amount they......

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