What’s In Ontario’s New Condominium Act?

At the moment it is just a “proposed” new Condominium Act. Even though it was introduced in the Ontario Legislature May 27, 2015, the new law hasn’t yet seen a day of debate. There’s likely a lot of behind-the-scenes posturing, because it is a honker of a new Bill and would bring significant changes to…

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Be The World’s Best Condo Neighbour and Still Have Fun

The urbanization trend that is spurring Canada’s condo boom may also be redefining what it means to be a good neighbour. Here’s why. Millenials (the children of boomers, born 1980 – 2000) are leaving their parents’ basements and buying condos, their first affordable piece of real estate. Boomers are downsizing, leaving the suburbs for smaller…

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You Don’t Own It: Your Balcony As a “Common Element”

Surprise! It’s one of the things that surprises many first-time condo owners. That balcony that you can access only through your suite, through sliding glass doors from your own unit… the one that only you or someone from your condo can get to (without dangerously crawling over the railing from the neighbouring unit) – –…

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Urbanization and Condo Living Trends Spark Business Niche

NEWS RELEASE/BULLETIN: Small space living is leading urban Canadians to look for ways to expand home experiences and make use of every inch in their often-tiny condos. In Vancouver, for example, there are condos as small as 226 square feet, and Toronto’s growth includes smaller condos. “There are companies that specialize in closets, bathrooms, condo-sized furniture and décor,” says KANDY…

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