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REMI Network

New minister picks up condo file in cabinet shuffle

There’s a new point person on the condo file in Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government after a cabinet shuffle yesterday.
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CondoBusiness

Mortgage financing stress test makes the grade

Among the continuing concerns, some lenders are still relying on the equity of the property, rather than the borrower's ability to repay the loan.
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CondoBusiness

Creating more inclusive condo communities

A condo refurbishment project is the perfect time to come up with a cost-effective plan to provide a more inclusive and accessible environment.
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CondoBusiness

Great Gulf named Ontario Home Builder of the Year

Great Gulf took home top honours at the Ontario Home Builders’ Association’s (OHBA) Awards of Distinction this year.
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CondoBusiness

When board directors have ‘skin in the game’

What happens when a prospective director has not only professional experience to offer, but professional experience in the condo industry?
Section 98

CondoBusiness

Can developers enter section 98 agreements?

The Condominium Act does not prohibit a developer from entering into a section 98 agreement with the condo while it still owns the units.
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CondoBusiness

Cryptocurrency risks, blockchain potential

Could the recent sale of a Toronto condo for cryptocurrency be the first sign of a shift in the condo industry towards use of digital currencies?
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CondoBusiness

Build large condo units and families will come?

A real estate analyst takes aim at a 'fallacy' reflected in Toronto's downtown planning framework, which calls for large condo units.
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REMI Network

Developer doubles down on West St. Clair West

With shovels in the ground on its sold-out SCOOP project, the developer has unveiled plans for another mid-rise condo in the neighbourhood.
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CondoBusiness

How to remediate previously hoarded units

What cleaning and repair work is required to remediate a previously hoarded unit? An extreme-cleaning expert answers.
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CondoBusiness

Is condo living just a phase for GTHA millennials?

Condo living may just be a phase for millennials in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, new research out of Ryerson University suggests.
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REMI Network

Uncovering undetected leaks on condo properties

Water bills may not be getting the attention they deserve in condo corporations if the bills are simply paid without a look at where the charges come from.
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CondoBusiness

Communicating in an era of information overload

Even the best communication technology may not be much help if the message condo corporations use it to deliver is weak or non-existent.
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CondoBusiness

What will make T.O. condo investors less bullish?

Does it still make sense to invest in condos after a study showed many condo investors renting out new units in the GTA are cash-flow negative?
cogeneration

CondoBusiness

GTA-based condo building demos cogeneration

One GTA-based condo building won’t face the dilemma of when to switch over its HVAC system from heating to cooling this spring thanks to cogeneration.
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CondoBusiness

Vacant dwelling tax deemed costly to collect

Much of the data that might indicate if a unit is vacant comes from fragmented sources, is not currently collected or inaccessible due to privacy issues, and is frequently inconclusive.
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CondoBusiness

CAO launches public registry of condo corporations

The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) officially launched its public registry of condo corporations on April 1, 2018.