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Real Estate Industry moving forward to Green Building

Real Estate Industry moving forward to Green Building

With the reduction of carbon emissions and the use of vital energy to meet climate change goals, a new report shows how the real estate industry lives up to the challenge. The industry has made significant progress in both areas in the last 10 years according to the...
Is it okay to Compare your House with your Neighbour’s?

Is it okay to Compare your House with your Neighbour’s?

Homeowners who want to be truly satisfied with their home should avoid comparing its size to that of their neighbours’ homes. A new study from Iowa State University has found that if their home is smaller than neighbouring homes, it often leads to dissatisfaction. The...
How to Deal with a Capital Gain Tax in a Cottage

How to Deal with a Capital Gain Tax in a Cottage

Given the potential for appreciation of a cottage, it is imperative to protect yourself from taxes on capital gains. According to John Natale, chief of tax, retirement and estate planning services at Manulife, a cottage could be taxed for its assessment in the event...
Office Construction Increases in Toronto Suburbs

Office Construction Increases in Toronto Suburbs

Since the beginning of the century, the construction of new offices has focused on downtown Toronto, leaving the suburbs as dormitory cities and nothing else. According to the CoStar Group, a major multinational firm analyzing commercial real estate data, the...
Toronto Residents not able to Move due to Housing Shortage

Toronto Residents not able to Move due to Housing Shortage

Low levels of availability in the detached, semi-detached and townhouse segments of Toronto have contributed to an increasing number of city residents deciding to stay. According to an analysis of the Census data carried out by the Center for Urban Research and Land...