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What the real estate industry needs to know about FINTRAC and...

Given the importance of social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, developers and others in the housing industry need to understand their options and responsibilities when identifying clients virtually.

Latest CMHC actions hit homebuyers when they’re down

No matter how well intended, CMHC's latest round of changes to mortgage regulations make it more difficult for Canadian homebuyers – particularly first-timers.

Troubles continue at Tarion Warranty Corp.

Tarion Warranty Corp. has long been a whipping boy for governments and consumers whenever a new-home building issue arises. Reforms may be needed, but are recent changes the right answer – for anyone?

Liberal government’s housing policies miss the mark – again

The Liberals' return to power means Canadians face another federal government whose housing policies and plans miss the mark and do little to address the real issues. And that's not good.

Seeing red over traffic light system for Toronto developers

The red light-green light traffic light system for approvals recently imposed by three City of Toronto councillors is inappropriate, disrespectful of the legal system and not worthy of their public office. Here's why.

The Lawyer: The strikes are coming, the strikes are coming

I am sure everyone vividly remembers the chaos that the residential building industry went through in 2016. I’ve been working with OHBA and Tarion to avoid a repeat of the confusion. READ MORE