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Soaring condo insurance costs spook B.C. realtors
Soaring insurance costs for condominium projects and condominium owners has convinced the B.C. Real Estate Association (BCREA) to rewrite its provincial disclosure statements for homebuyers.

Immigrants not filling skilled labour gap: study
Three in five new immigrants to Canada hold a university degree but what appears to be a bonus is actually causing problems in meeting Canada’s actual skilled labour shortage.

Immigrants pooling in just three cities
If three cities are taken out of the equation, the rest of Canada is seeing only about 56,000 new immigrants a year, according to new Statistics Canada data, despite immigration levels hitting unprecedented highs.



Uh-oh, Toronto bounces back into boom zone
January home sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were so strong the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) is now forecasting a return to the booming levels of four years ago.

TD kicks off five-year rate cut cycle
In what some believe could be the start of a downward cycle, TD Bank has chopped its interest rate on five-year mortgage loans.

Smarter concrete sensors allow remote monitoring
Concrete sensors have been around for a while now, but new technology unveiled at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas this month has moved the dial on its acceptance and versatility.

Edmonton realtors brace for slow year
Edmonton housing sales will not be much better in 2020 than a year earlier, even as housing prices decline and housing starts increase, according to the Realtors Association of Edmonton (RAE).

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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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