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GTA realtors report condo sales up

Greater Toronto Area realtors reported 6,407 condominium apartment sales through TREB's MLS system during the third quarter of 2019.
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The implications of false fire alarms in condos

For condo managers, a false fire alarm results in new issues. What happens when a fire alarm goes off at a condominium when no smoke or fire is present?
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Montreal condo becomes 100 per cent EV-ready

A condo in Outremont, Montreal is the first building of its kind to be ready to host electric vehicles at every interior and exterior parking stall.
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GTA condo sales fell 9.9 per cent in Q4-2018

According to the TREB, there were 5,191 condominium apartment sales in the fourth quarter of 2018, a decline of 9.9 per cent compared to Q4-2017.
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National housing starts trend down in August

The national trend in housing starts continued its downward path in August compared to the historical peak recorded in March 2018, reports CMHC.
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Deadline passes for Vancouver’s Empty Homes Tax declaration period

Over ninety-eight per cent of Vancouver homeowners submitted a declaration for Vancouver's Empty Homes Tax prior to the March 5, 2018 deadline.
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Home prices expected to climb 2.5 per cent in 2018

RE/MAX recently released its 2018 Housing Market Outlook, which identifies which housing market trends we are expected to see in 2018.
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GTA condo prices climb by double-digits year-over-year

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board, high-density home types such as condominium apartments experienced a double-digit price increase year-over-year in November 2017.
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Calgary’s University District gets LEED Platinum

Calgary’s University District is the largest residential project in Canadian history to earn LEED Platinum certification for Neighbourhood Development.
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Foreign ownership of condos up YOY in Toronto

According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), recent media stories have indicated that foreign buyers are causing the price of Canadian homes to
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GTA high-rise homes dropping in size: BILD

Prices of new low-rise homes in the GTA have reached a record high, according to the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD). The average
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Mattamy to purchase Toronto condo builder

New home builder Mattamy Homes (Mattamy) has agreed to purchase Monarch Corporation (Monarch), the Canadian division of US homebuilder Taylor Morrison Home Corporation. Monarch is involved in the development of condominiums in Toronto, Ont. Currently, the purchase price for Monarch is set at approximately $330-million.
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Toronto condo shapes conversation with buyers

TAS' upcoming mid-rise Toronto condo, Kingston & Co., aims to attract first-time buyers with sustainable design and homey amenities.
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Toronto condo renters to form association

The Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations (FMTA) is reaching out to Toronto condo renters in an effort to help them form their own association.
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U.S. Realtors want FHA condo rules relaxed

A majority of U.S. condos are being denied FHA-approval due to what the industry has deemed unnecessarily strict requirements.