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Single Canadians hesitate on home purchases: survey

As Canadians’ household debt ratio climbs higher, single Canadians interested in purchasing a home on their own are not the ones to blame for the increase.
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Home prices expected to climb 1.7 per cent next year

According to the recently released RE/MAX 2019 Housing Market Outlook, the average sales price of a home is estimated to increase by 1.7 per cent.
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Study finds companies unprepared for new energy economy

A new study released by Schneider Electric finds that most organizations feel prepared for a decentralized, decarbonized and digitized future, but many of those companies
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TREB revises 2017 home buying forecast downwards

The Toronto Real Estate Board has revised its forecast range for 2017 transactions down to between 89,000 and 100,000, but listings are expected to grow.
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Workplace digital security efforts fall short: survey

Shred-it's Information Security Tracker survey finds businesses may not be keeping up with digital security risks in a growing digital environment.
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Green buildings contribute to productivity: research

Recent research from the National Research Council of Canada and RBC found that green buildings have a positive impact on productivity for employees.
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Remote working boosts productivity: survey

Remote working can boost productivity levels by providing employees with a much-needed change of scenery, according to a survey commissioned by Regus.
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Ontario contractors expect growth in 2017: survey

Ontario’s construction industry has a positive economic outlook for 2017 and confidence is up, according to the OCS’s Construction Confidence Indicator.
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New condos have most construction issues: U.S. study

According to a recent study of U.S. homeowners from CAI, most construction deficiencies occur in new condominium developments and are due to poor workmanship.
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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.
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GTA condo rents climb 12 per cent year-over-year

Urbanation has released its year-end 2016 rental results which find that condo rent in the former City of Toronto has increased an average of 12 per cent year-over-year.
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Demand grows for detached homes in Ontario: study

According to new research from the OREA, half of Ontarians looking to buy a home within the next two years say they are looking for a detached house.
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Survey finds generational differences in workplace preferences

Staples' Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index survey found that workers in different age groups have various levels of motivation and unique office preferences.
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Consumers polled on public bathroom behaviour

A recent survey conducted by restroom fixture manufacturer Bradley Corporation reveals why public restrooms have a bad reputation. The 2016 Healthy Hand Washing Survey polled
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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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Millennials prioritize home ownership: CIBC poll

In a recent poll conducted by CIBC, 86 per cent of millennials (ages 18 to 34) stated that they found home ownership important, which is
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Finalists named for Homeowners’ Choice Awards

Tarion recently announced the finalists for the 2016 Homeowners’ Choice Awards, the only awards that give Ontario new home buyers the ability to recognize their