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The Housing Market and Unintended Consequences

The just released new housing market data for February are both encouraging and discouraging. The data, provided by our official source of new home market intelligence Altus Group, shows record sales for the condominium market, especially in the 905 Region, and it shows an unprecedented scarcity of new housing inventory, particularly for low-rise homes.






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Our housing supply crisis would be worse without the OMB

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is independent arbitration body that provides a public forum for appeals on local land-use planning matters and it is an important part of the checks and balances that make our land-use planning process fair, transparent and accountable.






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Record month for condo sales as low-rise inventory drops to unprecedented scarcity

February was a record breaking month for new condo apartment sales in the GTA, while the number of new low-rise homes available to buy reached unprecedented levels of scarcity.






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National Home Show serves all your reno needs

Considering a renovation but don’t know where to start? Look no further than the National Home Show which runs from March 10 to 19 at the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place.






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Government needs to recognize our housing supply problem

The provincial government recently promised action on skyrocketing hydro rates, now we need them to turn their attention to our housing supply crisis and resulting pricing challenges in the GTA.






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2016 a record year for GTA new high-rise sales

More than 35 million people now call Canada home, according to data released by Statistics Canada last week. That’s five per cent growth since 2011, when the population was 33.5 million, the highest rate of growth among G7 countries.






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Governments need to address the GTA’s housing supply crunch

We have a shortage of housing supply in the GTA that is approaching crisis levels and it’s time for governments to acknowledge the problem and take action to address it.






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Record year for the GTA new homes market

In the GTA new homes market, 2016 was a record setting year for low inventory, high prices and high-rise condo sales.






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Building cities, creating jobs

The building, development and renovation industry builds homes and cities which creates jobs and provides employment for thousands of GTA residents.






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The rising cost of constrained housing supply

The shortage of housing supply in the GTA and Vancouver is getting more and more attention as prices continue to climb.