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Chinese Load Up on Gold ETFs

Chinese sales staff walk along an aisle paved with gold bars at a gold exchange house in Kunming, China, Dec. 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Chinese sales staff walk along an aisle paved with gold bars at a gold exchange house in Kunming, China, Dec. 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Recently, Chinese have been associated with getting their money out of the country because of the weak economy and a possible debt crisis. Those who are not getting...


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  • Rendering of Scoop Condos. (Courtesy of Graywood Developments Ltd.)

    Why Larger Condos are now all the Rage

    Charles Stuart has a keen understanding of why Toronto’s condo market has been shifting away from smaller units in favour of bigger two-bedroom suites. “It’s... Read more

  • A tree planting ceremony at Del Ridge Homes with Shelley McKay (Forests Ontario), principals George Le Donne and David De Sylva of Del Ridge, and Rob Keen of Forests Ontario (Courtesy of Del Ridge Homes)

    GreenLife East Markham II: A Net Zero Energy Condo

    GreenLife East Markham II, the Net Zero Energy condo being built by Del Ridge Homes, will soon take the city by storm, promising energy savings... Read more

  • A rendering of Station West stacked housing in Burlington. (Courtesy of ADI Development Group)

    Stacked Townhouses Rising in Popularity

    Stacked townhouses, once only to be found in downtown Toronto, are now cropping up all around the GTA—and beyond. That’s according to Ben Myers, senior... Read more

  • Riverside Square, a mixed-use development by Streetcar Developments ( Courtesy of Streetcar Developments)

    Baker: 905 Will be One of This Summer’s Condo Hotspots

    If Toronto’s spring condo market has been somewhat sluggish compared with previous years, it hasn’t impacted things at Baker Real Estate Inc. “We’re selling up... Read more

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    Vaughan’s Residences at The Met Offer Vibrant Community

    In a city proliferated with homebuilders and land developers, it’s often a monumental task to stand apart from the fray—but Plaza Corp. has realized such... Read more

  • Rendering of contemporary architectural style homes by Estates on Bayview. (Courtesy of Estates on Bayview)

    Estates on Bayview

    Toronto’s prestigious Bayview Avenue has always been synonymous with the “good life.”  In the past, Sunday outings for many families often meant a leisurely drive on the... Read more

  • Trinity Ravine model home living space. (Arthur Mola)

    Trinity Ravine Towers Fills Community Housing Need

    For 60 years, Global Kingdom Ministries has been an integral part of the Scarborough community, providing Sunday services to a robust multicultural congregation and offering... Read more

  • Rendering of Copper Hills homes. (Courtesy of Preston Homes)

    Copper Hills Offers Luxury Living in Beautiful Small City Setting

    When Preston Homes launched the first phase of its new home community Copper Hills in 2007, the Town of Newmarket was just beginning to register... Read more

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    Costly Real Estate Market Drives Home Renovations Industry, says EiEi Home.com

    Home renovations are big business in Canada, outstripping even residential real estate transactions. EiEiHome.com has tapped into the flourishing home renovation industry by establishing a... Read more

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

    Kleinburg Crown Estates: Spring Into Luxury Living

    Two distinct builders create more than just a home … Caliber Homes and SkyHomes are creating treasured moments at Kleinburg Crown Estates. The distinguished master... Read more

  • Rendering of Parkside Village  (Courtesy Parkside Village)

    Parkside Village Promises to Urbanize Mississauga

    Mississauga’s City Centre has long been a landscape of untapped potential. With scarcely more than Square One Shopping Centre and a movie theatre to attract... Read more

  • Rendering of a residence at Pebble Creek. (Courtesy Falconcrest Homes)

    Developers Team Up to Offer Luxury Urban Oasis in Vaughan

    Imagine a bucolic refuge nestled in the proliferating urban milieu that is Vaughan. That’s exactly what The Residences at Pebble Creek, a 59-unit luxury boutique... Read more

  • The spacious home of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is on the market for $1.5 million. (courtesy: redfin)

    Aaron Hernandez Home Up For Sale

    Former NFL star, Aaron Hernandez’s home is on the market for $1.5 million according to a listing on redfin. The 5,647-square foot home boasts five... Read more

  • Rendering of a Copper Hills home (Courtesy Preston Group)

    Real Estate Market has Much to Offer in Time for Chinese New Year

    A few real estate projects in and around the GTA should draw major attention from Chinese buyers, says Norman Hill vice president, Al de Castro... Read more


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