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January 9 - 11, 2018
Landscape Ontario Congress
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Luxury wood condos start at $3 million
Canada’s tallest wood condominium building was unveiled in Vancouver but these condos could not be defined as “affordable” because the 20 luxury units have a starting price of $3 million.

Toronto investors scramble for rental property
The low vacancy rate and higher rents being seen in Toronto has real estate investors scrambling to buy—and renovate—older rental apartment buildings, according to a multi-family report by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Canada.

B.C. housing sales to slow, prices to rise
With a record amount of new homes under construction, British Columbia’s white-hot housing market is expected to cool next year according to the largest real estate group in the province.



Ontario dangles rebates to rental developers
The Ontario government will provide incentives of up to $125 million in de-velopment fees to developers who build rental units in areas with low vacancy rates.

Land prices threaten Vancouver condo market
The price of land for multi-family residential projects in Metro Vancouver now often costs more than the construction cost for a high-rise concrete tower and land prices continue to accelerate.

Quebec has lowest rental rates in Canada
Three Quebec cities have the lowest apartment rental rates in Canada. As the national average rent for a two-bedroom apartment reached $989 this October, it was $593 in Trois-Rivières, $605 in Saguenay, and $631 in Sherbrooke, based on the annual rental report from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.

CMHC-insured mortgages nearly cut in half
Mortgages insured through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) plunged nearly 50 per cent in the past year, though national housing sales declined by just 4.2 per cent in the same period.

GST will remain on new rentals
While the federal Liberal government was rolling out its $40 billion national housing strategy this month it was revealed the government had killed an election promise to the end the goods and service tax (GST) on new rental construction.

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