Federal policies have negative impacts on housing markets: Report

Federal policy changes made with the intent to cool housing prices and demand continue to impact housing markets across Canada, according to a new report.
Energy benchmarking in Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

IFMA issues new FM benchmarking report

IFMA has released the 2018 Operations and Maintenance: Qualitative Analysis Benchmarking Report from its FM Research and Benchmarking Institute.
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Federal policies limiting housing activity: report

New government policies are leading consumers to have a more negative outlook when it comes to the housing market in Canada, according to a new report.
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Streamlined approvals to provide faster housing: report

A new RESCON report finds that there are ways to increase the speed and efficiency of housing approvals, which will help provide more housing supply.

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PRSM releases Retail Facilities Maintenance Industry report

Almost ⅔ (67 per cent) of facility maintenance budgets are spent on corrective measures, a new report has revealed. Meanwhile, only 33 per cent of
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Sodexo reveals top trends shaping the future of the workplace

Sodexo recently released its 2018 Global Workplace Trends report, which features insights into the most significant factors affecting the future of work.
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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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TREB report predicts another strong year for home sales

The Toronto Real Estate Board recently released its annual Market Year in Review & Outlook Report at its Economic Summit in Toronto on January 31.


GTA condo rents increase as supply falls to five-year low

During Q3-2016, the number of condo apartments rented through the MLS system fell by nine per cent from a record high last year to 7,651 units.
GTA home sales November 2018


Canadian home sales slightly higher in September

According to a recent report from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales recovered slightly in September 2016 compared to August.
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City land-use regs cause rising home prices: study

According to a new study released by policy think-tank the Fraser Institute, municipal land-use regulations may to be blame for the falling supply of new


Report warns against tightening mortgage rules

In a report released June 28, Will Dunning, Mortgage Professionals Canada’s chief economist, warned against further tightening mortgage lending conditions in Canada, saying it would significantly
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National luxury housing market on upturn

Royal LePage has recently released the findings to a national survey of residential luxury real estate professionals on current and long-term trends in the luxury
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Foreign buyers investing in newer condos: CMHC

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has released a new Housing Market Insights (HMI) report focusing on foreign ownership in Canada’s housing markets, a topic
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Housing bubble definition inconclusive: report

A new report from Fortress Real Developments (Fortress) revealed that two-thirds of market experts agree that a major housing correction is not in the cards for Canadians over the next five years. In fact, the report, which sourced data from a variety of professional resources, said that analysts could not agree when it came to defining a “housing bubble.”