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Toronto’s hot real estate market puts affordable housing at risk

SHARE Daniel Ger, VP of Land at Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area, stands next to one of three apartment condos being built in Scarborough. The organization worries about its ability to offer affordable housing as their costs are rising. – Justin Greaves/Metroland The Options For Homes condominium project is under construction Friday, May 19 at…

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Cottage country feels the heat from Toronto’s real estate fire

Even before the snows melted, equity-rich boomers were chasing scarce resort-area getaways. The value of waterfront property in Muskoka, Haliburton and Orillia surged 51.4 per cent year over year in April to $118.1 million. The median price of $485,000 was up 30.4 per cent from last April.   (TEAM HALIBURTON HIGHLANDS RE/MAX)   By TESS KALINOWSKIReal Estate Reporter…

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Toronto real estate prices entrepreneurs out of the market

Given the choice between living in a tiny Toronto shoebox in the sky or a sprawling space in a small riverside town, Natasa and Cory de Villiers chose the option that made the most sense. They moved into a 3,000-square-foot commercial building in Hespeler, a Southwestern Ontario town that is part of Cambridge. “When we first…

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Canadians’ Faith In Real Estate Fizzles As Toronto Sales Plunge

Canadians’ confidence in the housing market hit an all-time high less than a month ago — but a month, it turns out, is a long time in real estate. That confidence is now falling as evidence mounts of a slowdown in the Toronto area, Canada’s largest housing market. The Bloomberg Nanos consumer confidence barometer found the…

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Barrie area’s commercial, industrial real estate market heating up

SHARE Sunny Jung recently opened Everleigh Garden, a gift and housewares store in downtown Barrie. – Chris Simon/Metroland When Sunny Jung moved to Barrie just over a year ago, she immediately saw the potential for a successful business venture. The former Newmarket resident fell in love with Kempenfelt Bay, the downtown core and the friendliness of…

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Real estate not only more expensive, but also more complex

The only thing increasing faster than GTA home prices is the complexity of the market. So far 2017 has been characterized by an insatiable focus on the shocking rate of home-price increases, and rampant speculation about government efforts to address affordability concerns. Now we are waiting to see how the market will respond to the Fair…

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Top Places In Ontario To Invest In Real Estate

By: Sonia Bell and Wayne Karl In the inaugural issue of Canadian Property Investor, we identified the Top 50 Places to Invest in Canada. Now it’s time to dig a little deeper — to present, by province, which areas represent sound investment opportunities. Milton, Ont. (Photo: Skyf via Getty Images) First up, Ontario — and the…

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Nobu Toronto

TORONTO — Actor Robert De Niro, celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa and a cavalcade of development executives are betting huge on Toronto despite outside concerns about a real estate bubble in the city. The group behind the star-powered Nobu Toronto — which includes 660 condominium suites, a hotel and the first Nobu Restaurant in Canada — attended…

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