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Toronto, Vancouver buyers back with a vengeance
Greater Toronto and Greater Vancouver homebuyers, which led both the housing sales surge and its decline over the past 18 months, were back with a vengeance in September.

Vancouver housing sales soar 46 per cent
Metro Vancouver has started to shake off a two-year downturn, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV).

Tridel named Ontario’s No. 1 builder again
Tridel, Canada’s largest builder of condominiums, was named 2019 Ontario Home Builder of the Year by the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) in September. Again.



Housing market “the only thing moving”
With Canadian housing sales rising in September for the seventh straight month, median home prices rising moderately and interest rates falling, the residential sector is seen to be coming off a shallow bottom.

Surrey stumbles on affordability near transit
A concept to ensure affordable housing along the new SkyTrain rapid transit extension in suburban Surrey, B.C., has run into a major hurdle: Residential land prices are spiralling along the route.

Ottawa fee hike may spread
The City of Ottawa raised fees for developers in a move that may be seen in other Ontario urban areas because of new provincial legislation to speed approval times for new development.

GTA home builders being shafted on costs study says
Home builders and residential developers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are facing excessive charges by local municipalities when compared with other urban areas of Canada or the United State.

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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.


Renovator profile:
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.

ECONOMICS REPORT:
Don’t Stress the Stress Tests: Housing Starts to Remain Stable in “Lukewarm” Market.

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