The Industry Leader: Housing Policies Must Focus On Supply
Not enough new housing is being built for sale or rent and this results in higher prices, higher rents and long waits lists.
The Lawyer: The Problem With Inclusionary Zoning Regulation
The promise of inclusionary zoning in the draft of the regulation and the reality of what was actually passed by the province is radically different.
The Brander: Make Your Amenities Right For Your Buyers
Condo amenities that meet the needs of the market's evolving demographics are a great way to rise above the competition while avoiding excessive cost.
The Realty Specialist: Ottawa A Hot Market For Investors
Ottawa has always enjoyed a good and stable housing market, and right now the market is heating up.
The Ad Executive: The Marketing Rules Are Ever Changing
This is a brave new world – the world of Facebook, Google and Instagram, of short attention spans and instant gratification.
The Analyst : The Answer To Affordable Housing: Supply, Supply, Supply
If we don’t address the supply issue now the future pressure from millennials will continue to drive prices upward. READ MORE
The Builder : Separating Fact From Fiction
Government policies have penalized the hard-working individuals trying to climb onto the homeownership ladder. READ MORE
The Council : U.s. Tariffs On Steel Will Hurt Canadian Real Estate
A hike in rebar and construction steel costs could have a serious impact on the highrise construction sector, condo projects and housing costs. READ MORE
The Marketer : To Open Or Not To Open?
When trying gauging the market, try test marketing and use that data to determine site opening and pricing. READ MORE
The Salesman : What To Look For When Buying An Investment Condo
Buying a new condominium is the largest investment anyone will make in his or her lifetime. READ MORE