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Apr 25, 2018

Tarion’s Adventure into Residential Condominium Conversion

Effective January 1, 2018, builders backed by Tarion will be providing new home warranties for residential condominium conversions as a result of... Read More

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Condominium Act  |  condominium market  |  Condo Development  |  Condo Developers  |  commercial real estate  |  Property Assessment Report  |  Pre-Existing Elements Fund  |  Non-residential  |  Conversions  |  Capital Replacement Plan  |  Amendments

Jan 2, 2018

A Stocking Stuffer from the Ministry of Housing - Inclusionary Zoning - Proposed Regulatory Content

On December 18, 2017 the Government of Ontario posted a summary of proposed regulations under the Planning Act relating to Inclusionary Zoning. The... Read More

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provincial official  |  by-law  |  Housing affordability  |  Condo Developers  |  municipalities  |  Non profit housing  |  The Provincial rules  |  Inclusionary Zoning  |  Government of Ontario  |  the Ministry of Housing

Nov 27, 2017

All Buyers To Be Impacted by New OSFI Mortgage Rules

In an attempt to cool the Toronto and Vancouver housing markets, the provincial and federal governments are pulling no punches in throwing big pots... Read More

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OSFI Mortgage Rules  |  Ontario legislature  |  Ontario  |  provincial legislation  |  mortgages  |  Development Industry  |  Condo Projects  |  Condo Development  |  commercial real estate  |  condominiums  |  condominium market

May 8, 2017

Land & Development Conference 2017 – May 3, 2017

When I started attending the Land Conference about 7 or 8 years ago, there were 350-400 attendees.  Last year there were 600 attendees.  ... Read More

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Commercial Real Estate Law

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vancouver housing  |  vancouver  |  Toronto Condominium Market  |  Land and Development  |  condominiums  |  condominium market  |  Condo Projects  |  Condo Development  |  commercial real estate  |  Land & Development

Mar 29, 2017

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Author: Matthew Desmond Book Review by John Fox “Eviction does not simply drop poor families into a dark valley, a trying yet relatively bri... Read More
Mar 27, 2017

Budget 2017: The Feds are back in the Housing Game

Last week’s budget leaves no doubt that the Federal government is coming back into the housing world. However, exactly how they will carry o... Read More
Mar 7, 2017

An Update to the Update: Municipal Land Transfer Tax Follows Suit to Provincial Land Transfer Tax Increases

In the middle of February before family day long weekend and without much attention, the City of Toronto quietly approved Bill 123, which harmonize... Read More

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home buyer  |  Real Estate  |  tax rates  |  Tax  |  provincial rates  |  land transfer tax

Feb 17, 2017

The Sweetheart Deal and the Lease that Never Was

Here's a lovely little case involving a sweetheart deal that, in the end, just never happens.   Here's the story: You're a lender and you&rsqu... Read More
Feb 15, 2017

2017 Land Transfer Tax Increase and Update

2017 Land Transfer Tax Increase and Update With a new year comes new rules and new taxes. The year of Trump and the rooster has also seen developme... Read More
Nov 7, 2016

Tory Firing at the Wrong Targets - Condo Projects Causing Traffic Mayhem

When John Tory was elected Mayor 2 years ago, there was joy among all rational individuals and businesses in the City of Toronto.  It was a br... Read More

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Forum Research  |  The Toronto Star  |  Condo Projects  |  John Tory  |  Land and Development  |  Real Estate  |  Toronto housing  |  Toronto Planning Department  |  Toronto Condominium Market  |  toronto condo market  |  toronto housing market  |  development  |  condominiums  |  condominium market  |  Condo Development

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