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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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Work with a professional to ensure a successful renovation starts with a plan

The keys to any successful renovation are careful consideration and preparation and working with a professional. The first step in ensuring that your renovation is a success is understanding why you are renovating. Are you renovating to improve the value of your home for a quick sale, or are you doing it to improve functionality and increase your enjoyment of…






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Preparation is key when meeting with your decor centre

Buying a brand new home is one of the most exciting things you will ever do, whether you are a first-time buyer or a seasoned real estate veteran.






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Choose your new-build home upgrades with care

So you bought a new construction home and are thrilled with your decision to buy a home that is not yet built, but when the time comes for your colour and upgrade appointment, your chance to make the decisions that will make your new home perfect, you find yourself both exhilarated and nervous.






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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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Toronto housing boom driving economic growth in Ontario; masks weak business investment

Weak business investment in Ontario has the provincial economy increasingly dependent on Toronto’s housing market for growth, leaving the province especially vulnerable if the market slows, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.






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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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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.






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Major renovations need professional planning and management

Renovations come in all sizes but with housing prices at an all time high, many homeowners are choosing to make their existing home their forever home through major renovations or even complete tear downs.