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    The severe housing shortage in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, may continue to make life difficult for residents for a little while yet, but relief is in the pipeline according to the latest report on housing starts from CMHC.
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    Insights from the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) on the new Ontario Electrical Safety Code and how it affects residential property owners.
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    The rapid pace of innovation in the real estate industry has given rise to modern marketing technologies that are helping landlords fill units faster.

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  • rental market

    Ford announces rent control pull-back

    As part of its newly announced “Housing Supply Action Plan,” the Ontario Government is proposing a strategy to increase the province’s rental housing supply through new measures affecting rent control.
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    Ontario leaves live-in superintendents exposed

    For now, market demand and the goodwill of employers are still the prime determinants of superintendents' working conditions.
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    GTA cap rate hits new benchmark low

    The average cap rate in the GTA for the third quarter of 2015 (Q3’15) hit its lowest level in the last 30 years. Cap rate in Q3’15 stood at 3.75 per cent, down from 4.2 per cent in Q2’15 and down almost 50 per cent from the 6.3 per cent posted in Q3’10.