Immigrant trends point to higher home sales
A push by the federal government to raise immigration levels to record highs of 350,000 persons per year is a harbinger of higher home sales.
Ontario condo developers face new disclosure rules
Tarion, the regulator of new home builders in Ontario and administrator of the new home warranty program, will bring in new disclosure rules for condominium developers in January.
Home starts to stay above 200,000 units in 2020 and 2021
Canadian consumers and home builders will apparently brush off the two-year downturn in the housing market and push new home starts over the 200,000-unit level in each of the next two years, according to a forecast from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).
“Intergenerational” project biggest in Metro Vancouver
A 74-acre mixed-use development in the Township of Langley, said to be the largest master planned community of its type in Metro Vancouver, officially begins October 26 with an open house, though home construction on the site began earlier this year.
Drones Top Roofing Tool
Flying eyes can improve safety and give birds-eye view for repairs.
Attack on Demand
Governments are gutting Canada’s housing market by stifling demand and stalling supply.
Market Report: Quebec Steps Up
La belle province has its housing groove back.
Design, build and keep the HAMMERDOWN
Despite government disruptions home builders delivered 200,000 new homes and more than one million jobs in 2017.
TOOL TALK: Renovation is Outpacing New Construction
One characteristic of renovation is that contractors are more a jack of all trades, using a wider variety of tools than new construction workers and often dabbling in fields that are not their speciality.
COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
Future-Proofing the Home Building Industry.
Don’t Stress the Stress Tests: Housing Starts to Remain Stable in “Lukewarm” Market.
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