Montreal leads increase in luxury home prices
A double-digit increase in prices means Montreal is now leading both Toronto and Vancouver in price appreciation in the luxury-home sector, according to a national survey by Royal LePage.
Outdoor makeovers share renovation recovery
After a downturn following the onset of the pandemic, home renovation spending is back on track in Canada, according to Altus Group. And more homeowners are looking outside for inspiration.
Alberta home buildings banking land
Despite the pandemic and a plunge in oil prices, Alberta’s 13,600 housing starts so far in 2020 accounted for 68 per cent of all new home construction in the Prairie provinces, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Caesarstone introduces new colours, patterns
Aiming to capture an uptick in demand, Caesarstone has released a new colour—Calacatta Maximus—in its quartz countertops for the fall building and renovation market.
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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