Ontario’s request to the federal government to address housing affordability went largely ignored – but that means the province will likely take matters into its own hands
As an alternative to a condo or single-family home, townhouses are a great option…if you can find one.
A high level of construction in Calgary could see 2014 being the sector’s busiest since 2006.
A report by RBC Economics says that a rise in interest rates would have a big impact on the housing market but would be a cooling rather than a crash.
CMHC recently released a breakdown of what percentage of condos in Canada’s two biggest markets are owned by investors but brokers aren’t sold on the methodology used, with many raising questions about how many investors circumvent CMHC rules.
It may seem obvious that Canadians would jump ship from their current banks if they knew they could save money, but RateSupermarket.ca crunched the numbers and discovered just how much savings would be required for the vast majority to make the switch.
You don’t need to be so busy, argue the advocates of essentialism in business
Affording a home is a basic need but for low income families it is a big struggle and in New Brunswick it’s not about to get any easier.
Thousands of new homes are built every year, many more are redeveloped and most of the time we accept the need for construction works and developments proceed with few major issues.
Changes to the ways that construction is managed in mature neighbourhoods could create housing for 250,000 people in Edmonton.
Canada holds three of the top spots in an annual survey on the ‘livability’ of the world’s great cities.