House of the Week: Big-city living with a country vibe in High Park

THE LISTING: 27 Radford Ave. ASKING PRICE: $1,398,000 TAXES: $5,201.00 (2017) LOT SIZE: 20 feet by 119nbsp;ft LISTING AGENT: Andrew Ipekian, agent, Keller Williams Referred Urban Realty,nbsp;Brokerage Everybody tries to make their home feel like home. Occasionally, it is a special blanket or even a couple of photographs. However, for Darren and Dominique Raycroft, this […]

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Edmonton’s Londonderry Job is a new Version for affordable housing

A {}72-million affordable housing development designed to permit residents to grow in place, even as their financial situation changes, has received unanimous approval from the City of Edmonton and will break ground this fall. Londonderry is a 240-unit redevelopment of a website at the Kilkenny neighbourhood, northeast Edmonton. It replaces an 80-unit affordable housing development […]

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Proposed mortgage Principle changes are a ‘war on home buyers,’ Ontario Property group says

The federal government must discontinue its “war on first-time house buyers” and hold off on proposed changes to mortgage-qualification principles as the slumping Ontario housing market absorbs the impact of two recent interest-rate rises, the mind of the Ontario Real Estate Association says. OREA chief executive officer Tim Hudak, who represents 70,000 Ontario realtors, said […]

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Edmonton’s Londonderry Job is a new Version for affordable housing

A {}72-million affordable housing development designed to permit residents to grow in place, even as their financial situation varies, has received unanimous approval from the City of Edmonton and will break ground this fall. Londonderry is a 240-unit redevelopment of a website at the Kilkenny neighbourhood, northeast Edmonton. It replaces an 80-unit affordable housing development […]

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BC NDP’s promised Tenants’ Lien absent from first Funding

The B.C. government announced $208-million for 1,700 affordable rental housing units throughout the province and extra money for 2,000 units for homeless individuals in its first budget tabled on Tuesday, but among the NDP’s marquee promises to make life more affordable for ordinary people was missing. The government had promised to enact a $400 annual […]

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Ontario regulator charges three Realtor in Condominium presale probe

The organization that regulates real estate agents in Ontario has laid charges against three realtors for allegedly accepting money from prospective home buyers in exchange for preferential access to preconstruction condo units. The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) launched investigations after receiving five complaints about condo presale practices in recent months and has notified […]

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B.C. rules banning real-estate ‘double-ending’ could hurt buyers, realtors State

New draft rules prohibiting so-called double-ending by property agents are being fulfilled with chagrin from realtors, who say they knew the change was coming but it could have some drawbacks for some home buyers. The B.C. Office of the Superintendent has issued the draft rules barring agents from representing both the buyer and seller in […]

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Montreal posts record August home sales as Costs rise

Montreal’s hot real estate market continued to sizzle last month with record August sales and rising costs. The Greater Montreal Real Estate Board says booming condominium sales drove an eight percent growth in residential sales across the Montreal area. There were 2,899 sales, with condominium transactions surging 19 percent. Single-family houses that account for over […]

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Montreal posts record August home sales as Costs rise

Montreal’s hot real estate market continued to sizzle last month with record August sales and rising costs. The Greater Montreal Real Estate Board says booming condominium sales drove an eight percent growth in residential sales across the Montreal area. There were 2,899 sales, with condominium transactions surging 19 percent. Single-family houses that account for over […]

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