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Innovative program goes further on accessibility

Builders and developers in the GTA are making great efforts to design and build accessible homes that meet the needs of the 15 per cent of Ontarians who live with disabilities.






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Land-use policies contribute to GTA’s housing shortage

A new report by Fortress Real Developments, a BILD member, suggests that there is a disconnect between Ontario’s land-use policies and demand in the GTA’s housing market. The report’s findings echo what I’ve been saying in these columns and elsewhere for years.






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Comparing quotes is the first step to a successful renovation

Before undertaking any renovation project, you should get a realistic estimate of how much your project will cost so that you don’t run into any surprises part way through.






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Award-winning projects showcase excellence

The home building, land development and professional renovation industry in the GTA is constantly striving for excellence. So it is small wonder that so many BILD members and their projects are award winners.






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Year-to-date GTA new home sales strong despite quiet August

Greater Toronto, September 25, 2017 – Sales of new construction homes in the GTA were down in August, but the year-to-date sales are still very strong, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today.






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Builders create quality complete communities in the GTA

The home building, land development and professional renovation industry is comprised of city builders. We are the industry that conceives, designs, builds and sells quality complete communities where people live, work and play.






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Condo buyers come from all stages of life

What a year it’s been for condo sales. As of the end of July, condo apartments in high-rise and mid-rise buildings and stacked townhomes accounted for almost 80 per cent of the year-to-date sales of new construction homes in the GTA.






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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.