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Q2 2016 apartment market summary
National vacancy levels remain healthy as we move into Q3, supporting strong income stability for owners and investors active in the Canadian apartment market.
Student housing providers see Brexit promise
Brexit’s impact on the UK’s postsecondary tuition costs could have some flow-through implications for Canadian universities and student housing providers.
Creating the ultimate modern laundry room
By creating an up-to-date, user-friendly laundry room with the latest technologies and high-efficiency machines, property managers can attract new renters, save on utility costs and add value to the property.
Post-Fire Restoration
For residents of a three-storey apartment building in North Vancouver, December 7th, 2011 was just like any other day until a fire broke out in the building’s electrical room. Dozens of people who called this building home were forced out of their units, just weeks before the holidays.
Boardwalk acquires new Calgary apartment
Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust is pleased to announce that it has acquired Auburn Landing, a recently constructed 238-unit Calgary apartment community.
Feds seek input for new accessibility legislation
The Government of Canada is seeking input to inform plans for new accessibility legislation that will address barriers to inclusion in the built environment and beyond.
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Canada could see some Brexit ripple effects
The recent majority vote in favour of extracting the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) is expected to reverberate in real estate markets on both sides of the English Channel, with the potential for some Brexit ripple effects to reach Canada.
May high-rise sales mark near-record month
Consumers snapped up 3,623 new high-rise homes in the GTA in May, making it the second-best month on record, next to November 2011, reported the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD).
Report warns against tightening mortgage rules
In a report released June 28, Will Dunning, Mortgage Professionals Canada’s chief economist, warned against further tightening mortgage lending conditions in Canada, saying it would significantly reduce housing activity.
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A call for resources for lone elderly residents
Aging in place is a concept that is typically envisioned in tandem with a package of support services and accessibility aids to offset health, mobility and sensory challenges, enabling seniors to live safely and contentedly in familiar surroundings.
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