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Home prices poised to increase: Royal LePage
If you are waiting for Canadian home prices to crash, donít hold your breath, says Royal LePage. The large real estate agency expects prices to start increasing again the second half of this year.

Montreal offers new homebuyer incentive
The City of Montreal will offer eligible homebuyers from $5,000 to $15,000 in subsidies and tax rebates, with an emphasis on those buying new homes. The program is available to first-time buyers but also to families with young children who already own a home.

Housing starts stable in March
Canadian housing starts posted a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 226,842 units in March, up from 225,804 in February, reports Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC).



Developers cancel pre-sold condo projects
High construction and financing costs are being blamed as a string of pre-sold condo projects in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia have been cancelled by developers before buyers get a chance to move in.

Renos: bold wall colours make statement
Renovation contractors should consider bold wall paint as a final touch on a project, suggests paint expert Bev Bell.

Halifax among top cities for Millennial buyers
Halifax is among the top five cities in Canada for Millennials planning to buy a home, according to a recent national survey by Point2Point Homes.

Kamloops dodges tax bullets
Kamloops, B.C.ís third largest city outside of the Lower Mainland, has been granted exemptions from two provincial taxes that affect homebuyers and owners.

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

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