Million Gen Xers moving back home
Hundreds of thousands of young Canadians have already or plan to move back home with their parents, according to a national survey by Finder.com released July 24.
Immigration the wild card in new home forecasts
Immigration to Canada could be the wild card in future housing sales and starts, analysts say. Canada is currently seeing a huge drop in immigration, which some say could hammer the housing market. Others argue that immigration levels are poised to increase because of stricter U.S. visa requirements and the fact that Canada is seen as being successful in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
Calgary home sales soared in June
Housing sales in Calgary surged 55 per cent in June compared to a month earlier, part of a national recovery that has seen housing sales defy predictions of a prolonged COVID-19 slowdown.
Manitoba builders win fee battle
This July Manitoba home builders won a major court victory as the City of Winnipeg was ordered to repay millions of dollars in “impact fees” to residential developers.
Drones Top Roofing Tool
Flying eyes can improve safety and give birds-eye view for repairs.
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.
Design, build and keep the HAMMERDOWN
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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