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Trump Administration Tackles Regulation

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney takes questions from reporters during a briefing at the White House March 16, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney takes questions from reporters during a briefing at the White House March 16, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump is pushing hard on deregulation and has recently ordered his team to rebuild the government from scratch to eliminate inefficiencies that affect...


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  • A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a west-end Toronto property on Nov. 4, 2016. Prices in Ontario’s capital city continue to surge higher as the housing inventory dwindles. (The Canadian Press/Graeme Roy)

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  • Celebrating the strategic partnership of Toronto’s recently-rebranded Milborne Group and Miami-based Pordes Residential are (l-r) South Florida developers Manuel Grosskopf, President, Château Group; Edgardo Defortuna, President, Fortune International Group; Hunter Milborne, CEO, Milborne Group and Mark Pordes, President Pordes Residential. The brokerage firms are representing two luxury Greater Miami area properties, FENDI CHÂTEAU Residences and The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sunny Isles Beach, Miami. 
(Arthur Mola)

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  • Rendering of  The Peak Condos at Emerald City. (Courtesy Elad Canada, Inc.)

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    The name of the latest condo building at Emerald City, Elad Canada’s master-planned community at Sheppard Ave E. and Don Mills Rd., carries a double... Read more

  • Steve Gupta, president and CEO of The Gupta Group. (Courtesy The Gupta Group)

    Steve Gupta is a Vaughan Visionary

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  • Penn Station, New York, circa 1911. (Public domain)

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  • Rendering of Valleymede Towers (Courtesy Times Group)

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  • Rendering Harbour Plaza Residences. (Courtesy Cornerstone Marketing Realty)

    The GTA Condo Market Stable for the Foreseeable Future

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  • View of Toronto (Courtesy Scott Davie)

    Immigration, Land Supply and Taxes Driving Toronto Prices Upward

    Prices for residential real estate soared in the Greater Toronto Area in 2016 and the trend is expected to continue in 2017. “The high cost... Read more

  • Christopher Wein, president of Great Gulf Homes (Courtesy of Great Gulf Homes)

    Innovative Builder Great Gulf Foresees Continued Strong GTA Real Estate Market

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  • Rendition of  EV Royal condos. (courtesy of  In2ition Realty & Brokerage)

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  • Rendering of the Davies, a condo development by Brandy Lane Homes in Toronto  (The Davies)

    ‘No Clouds on the Horizon’ for Toronto Real Estate

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  • A home sold in Vancouver. The city’s skyrocketing housing market is another good reason for the federal government to reduce its appetite for mortgage insurance. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

    Canadian Government Targets More Reductions to Housing Market Exposure

    Along with recent measures aimed at stabilizing Canada’s red-hot housing market, the federal government aims to take more steps to reduce its exposure to a... Read more

  • Rendering of a home built by SkyHomes. (Courtesy of SkyHomes)

    Kleinburg Crown Estates Offers Luxury Living, Large Lots in Charming Village

    The village of Kleinburg is a rare gem in Greater Toronto. It’s a place steeped in culture, history, and small-town charm, yet easily accessible to... Read more

  • Baker Real Estate president and CEO Barbara Lawlor and vice-president Harley Nakelsky. (Courtesy Baker Real Estate Incorporated)

    Why The GTA Remains a Real Estate Investment Hotspot

    Sorry doomsayers, but the GTA real estate market refuses to cool down. With detached-home prices soaring amid a scarcity of product, comparatively more affordable condos... Read more

  • Royal Bank of Canada earned $2.895 billion of net income in its third quarter, up 17 percent from a year ago. (The Canadian Press/Eduardo Lima)

    RBC ‘Closely Monitoring’ Vancouver, Toronto Housing Markets

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  • A sold sign outside a home in Vancouver on June 28, 2016. After the introduction of a tax on foreign buyers, the next issue to resolve is the lack of housing supply. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

    Fixing Vancouver’s Housing Supply Problem

    Vancouver’s scorching housing market badly needs more supply. Analysts say excessive red tape and wasteful zoning are preventing supply from meeting ferocious demand. It’s another... Read more

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