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Twelve-storey wood towers approved
British Columbia is doubling the height limit for wood buildings to 12 storeys in a bid to increase timber production and sales in the province’s key forest industry.

Budget wish list includes buyer incentives
Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau will table the 2019 federal budget March 19. The residential real estate and home building industry has a long wish list for this last budget before the next federal election.

Detached house prices fall for fifth month
Prices for detached houses in Canada fell in February for the fifth straight month, reports the Teranet National Bank Composite Price Index—dropping 0.4 per cent from January.

Montreal home sales may overtake Vancouver
Montreal is bucking the national trend of slowing sales, posting an 8 per cent increase in sales so far this year.



One-two punch stuns housing analysts
Most analysts were forecasting the pace of housing starts in Canada to remain above 200,000 units in February, so the thump down to less than 175,000 has proven a shock.

Housing horizon flat, analysts warn
Real estate associations and analysts are forecasting a fairly flat 2019 housing market, as the stress test continues to affect all levels of buyers.

Low defaults put lie to stress test need, brokers say
Canadian homeowners, especially those living in high-priced cities, have minuscule delinquency rates on mortgages and continue to post excellent credit scores.

Calgary builder awards $40,000 for public art
Calgary home builder Greenview Development is accepting artist applications for a public art piece near its AVLI on Atlantic condo project.

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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:
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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.

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Future-Proofing the Home Building Industry.

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

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