About Us

About Us


HOMES Publishing Group

HOMES Publishing Group celebrates its 32nd year as a successful publisher of award-winning magazines as the leading publisher of home related publications and web sites, newsletters, a mobile app and a trade show.

Our extensive multi-media ad campaign helps build exposure for our magazines and web site and generates thousands of magazine requests and web visits annually. Products include HOMES Magazine, CONDO LIFE Magazine, ACTIVE LIFE Magazine, RENO & DECOR Magazine, ONTARIO DESIGN TRADE SOURCEBOOK, Renovation Contractor, National Home Show Guide, Fall and GTA Home Show Guides and member directories for BILD and DRHBA.

Our new all inclusive web site myhomepage.ca features a comprehensive search engine with information pertaining to everything for the home. Last year we generated over 8 Million Page Views and 2.2 Million click thrus for clients.

HOMES Publishing Group is an Official Media Sponsor for DX Design Exchange, NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association), CDECA (Canadian Decorators), BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association), Durham Region Home Builders Association and Housing Guides of America. HOMES Publishing Group is the only Canadian member of the Housing Guides of America – a relocation network of new home guides and web sites in major markets throughout North America.

HOMES Publishing Group also raises funds each year for home related charities. Our annual Charity Golf Tournament, celebrating our 14th tournament this year, has raised over $260,000 for Raising The Roof, in support of homeless youth. Our President, Michael Rosset is the longest serving Board member of RTR, at 15 years. We also created Builder Baseball in 2014, for the new home industry, which has raised over $100,000 for Habitat for Humanity.

Our President was BILD Member of the Year, 2008, and in 2015 received the prestigious Riley Brethour Award for service to the industry. Michael Rosset formerly served at President of Housing Guides of America for two years, and on the BILD Board of Directors for four years.

Publications


HOMES Magazine is the flagship of HOMES Publishing Group. Canada’s original new home buyers guide. Since 1985, HOMES Magazine continues to be Greater Toronto’s largest and most comprehensive source for new home buying. With the most comprehensive, colour-coded mapguide system for builders and buyers – with listings of over 1,300 new home and condominium developments throughout Southern Ontario. HOMES Magazine is a complete catalogue for the new home buyer, featuring mortgage and home products/services information, as well as industry news. HOMES Magazine is a proud publication of HOMES Publishing Group.

Launched in 1990, RENO & DECOR is Canada’s Home Idea Book, inspiring readers with the latest in tips and trends for their decorating and renovating. Get your copy at Indigo/Chapters, RONA/ Cashway locations across Ontario – or Subscribe today!

ONTARIO DESIGN is an annual, full colour, catalogue style directory of products and services available to interior designers, architectural building trades, renovators, and consumers in Canada!

Renovation Contractor is a trusted trade publication written by and for Canada’s small to medium-sized home renovators. Our nationwide audience consists of the best in the residential construction industry and is trusted by thousands of elite builders and renovators across the country, including custom homebuilders, carpenters, roofers, plumbers, dry wallers, contractors and HVAC professionals.

Renovation Contractor Magazine and Renovation Contractor Online feature reliable reviews of the latest tools and building techniques, advice on expanding and improving a small-business, and tackles the issues that concern building tradespeople the most. This is why our publication is seen as a powerful tool for the building industry.

The award-winning Active Life is your guide to new homes in adult-lifestyle communities across Ontario, featuring detailed colour-coded maps and amenity charts. Active Life also features lifestyle content to enhance the lives of those aged 45+.

Launched in 1998, Condo Life continues to be Toronto’s finest and most comprehensive guide to the condo market and its lifestyle.