How Foreign Investments Continue to Change the Housing Market in 2017

We’ve all read about the efforts to cool Toronto’s frenzied housing market by introducing a new 15% tax on foreign investors, and how the tax is meant to be applied to all purchases made by those who are not citizens or permanent residents of Canada. This tax will apply to all purchases made within the Golden Horseshoe, or the area that stretches from the Niagara region through the GTA all the way to Peterborough. The State of the Housing Market in Toronto Recent polls indicate that in the past year alone housing in Toronto has soared over 33% above 2016F’s…

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Find a Reliable and Skilled Contractor

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Renovations or home building are very exciting, and often times daunting. While many people looking to renovate or build their homes have no trouble hiring a reliable contractor to do their work, many others have trouble finding someone who they know will be professional, reliable and skilled. If you, like many other home-owners seeking to renovate, are worried about the quality of the work that will be done by a contractor you hire, we are here to help. As hiring the best possible contractor is essential to your project you should take the utmost care when selecting your worker. This…

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Tips to building a custom home

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There are many types of custom homes offered by custom home builders. In Toronto, custom homes vary from traditional, contemporary and modern. Choosing the right custom home for oneself and family may depend on few factors, unless the cost figures do not matter. Buying a lot and building a home When looking to build a custom home, the area and lot will determine not only the size of the house, but also the style. The error comes often when customers approach custom home building with a sense of imagination that is unlike the rest on the market. Hence, if you’re…

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Home Addition or Custom Home

So you want to build a new home, but also considering a home addition instead, there are few options to consider before you start demolition or excavating. Building a Custom Home or having an addition A custom home takes longer to build for many reasons, aside to the fact that you start from scratch. For example, having the permits submitted and ready will take approximately 3 months if you’re building in the city of Toronto. And having to install and inspect each stage of home building, such as plumbing and electrical is time consuming indeed. On other hand, getting rid…

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