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Toronto Fall Home Show will help you shape your space

If you’re looking for advice or inspiration for your next home project, be sure to visit the Toronto Fall Home Show which will run from Sept. 15-17 at the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place. With more than 300 exhibitors, celebrity experts, and service professionals the Show offers something for everyone. From design help, to advice from renovators, or an opportunity…






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New home buyers want storage, great kitchens, and energy efficiency

What do new home buyers really want in their new house, townhouse or condo? Lots of storage, energy-efficient features and a great kitchen, according to a survey by BILD member Avid Ratings Canada.






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Buying a new construction home

If you’re ready to buy a home, I would encourage you to consider buying a new construction home. About 25 percent of the homes purchased in Canada each year are new homes. Among the many benefits of new homes are that you get to choose your builder based on reputation and quality, and you get to personalize the features of…






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Pace of GTA new home sales drops while inventory continues to decline and average prices increase

Sales of new construction homes slowed down in July, while the overall supply of new homes continued its unprecedented decline and prices of available homes continued to increase, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today. There were 1,752 new home sales in July, according to Altus Group, BILD’s official source for new-home market intelligence. That was significantly…






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New housing market continues to climb with condo sales reaching record high

In June, the GTA’s new housing market continued to climb with condominium sales reaching a new record high.






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Homeowner tips for handling renovations

Almost every renovation project will come with some disruption to the homeowner, but there are a number of things that you can do to minimize the disarray.






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Ontario housing plan not slowing down GTA’s new home market

The Province’s fair housing plan, introduced in April, has had little real effect on the new home market in the GTA. Prices continue to increase and supply, especially for single-family low-rise homes, continues to be low.






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Province’s Housing Plan having little impact on the GTA new homes market

In May, the GTA’s new housing market showed few signs of slowing down, especially the condominium segment.






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Laneway suites could help increase housing supply

As we continue to contend with ongoing housing woes in the GTA, laneway housing is one potential way to help increase supply and provide much needed rental units.






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Our industry produces jobs as well as communities

The home building, land development and professional renovation industry builds cities and produces jobs. We are the industry that designs, develops, constructs and renovates the buildings and communities where people live, work, play and shop, and in so doing, are one of the largest employers in the region, providing jobs for thousands of GTA residents every year.