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Plant a tree in Toronto
April 20, 2009 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Plant a tree in Toronto

The city of Toronto wants more trees. The city has a goal of dou­bling its tree canopy, from 17 to 34 per­cent, by the year 2050.

If you’re in Toronto on Saturday, April

New online tools for house-​​hunting
April 18, 2009 – 8:59 am | No Comment
New online tools for house-​​hunting

Canada’s Multiple Listing Service sites — the nation­wide Realtor​.ca and its Vancouver-​​​​based sib­ling Realtylink​.org — are get­ting some new competition.

While these well-​​​​established online tools are invalu­able for house-​​​​hunters, sev­eral new sites are also worth

2009: The year of the home renovation?
March 20, 2009 – 5:13 pm | No Comment
2009: The year of the home renovation?

If you’ve bought a home in Canada that needs some work, or if you’re con­sid­er­ing pur­chas­ing a fixer-​​​​upper, you should know about Canada’s new Home Renovation Tax Credit (HRTC).

Renovating your kitchen? Putting …

Is now a good time to invest in real estate in Canada?
February 21, 2009 – 3:30 pm | No Comment
Is now a good time to invest in real estate in Canada?

If you’re think­ing of mov­ing to Canada or if you’re look­ing for a sec­ond home or invest­ment prop­erty, is it a good time to buy?

In British Columbia, the B.C. Real Estate Association (BCREA) …

Toronto real estate prices drop slightly in 2008
February 5, 2009 – 3:37 pm | No Comment
Toronto real estate prices drop slightly in 2008

While home prices in Toronto already are rel­a­tively rea­son­able com­pared with other major North American cities, poten­tial buy­ers will be pleased to learn that the real estate mar­ket has begun to soften.

According to …