Parts of Ontario could see their "first significant snowfall of the season" on …

Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 by .

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Parts of Ontario could see their “first significant snowfall of the season” on Halloween Thursday, October 30, 2014, 9:21 AM – Old Man Winter could pay a visit to parts of Ontario on Halloween Friday. Temperatures are expected to dip below the freezing mark for some areas and snow – yes, snow – is possible […]

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A complex system develops over Atlantic Canada while snow and rain threaten …

Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 by .

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A complex system develops over Atlantic Canada while snow and rain threaten Halloween in Ontario Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 7:26 AM – Wondering what the weather was like while you were asleep or what you can expect later today? DON’T MISS:  Dreaming of a ‘white’ Halloween? The Weather Network has you covered. Here is your […]

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Owning a US vacation home may have unexpected tax costs for Canadians …

Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 by .

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TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) – As Canadians look to take advantage of low U.S. house prices to buy vacation homes and escape the chill of winter, a new report by Jamie Golombek, CIBC’s Managing Director of Tax Estate Planning, warns homebuyers that owning property located beyond Canadian borders […]

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John Tory’s victory in Toronto sets back land transfer tax battle: TREB

Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 by .

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The Toronto Real Estate Board’s (TREB) efforts to scrap the Municipal Land Transfer Tax have been set back, with a new mayor-elect to convince after Monday night’s election. Mayor-elect John Tory’s stance on the tax is unclear, but Von Palmer, the chief government and public affairs officer at the Toronto Real Estate Board is hopeful […]

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Decades of service on LCHS board enjoyable for Kushner

Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 by .

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My love of animals began at an early age, when my parents gave me a puppy followed by three German Shepherds. In addition to the dogs, I was given a pair of bunnies. My passion for rabbits progressed to raising New Zealand and California rabbits and eventually Flemish Giants. The rabbits were given names (Ukrainian […]

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EZtec Buyoed by Vacation-Home Sales Amid Brazil Slump

Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 by .

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EZtec, the Brazilian homebuilder with the best profit margin among peers, is seeing sales accelerate as it bets outside of its traditional market. The company said it sold 82 percent of 108 luxury vacation homes it’s building in Campos do Jordao, a popular winter vacation destination in Sao Paulo state. Moving outside its customary zone […]

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Mississauga’s Fall Cottage Life Show going to the dogs

Posted on 27. Oct, 2014 by .

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The Fall Cottage Life Show, on through Sunday at the International Centre in Mississauga, is going to the dogs and other critters, too. The Great Outdoors section of the show features the Haliburton Forest Sled Dogs demonstrating what it’s like to experience a winter trail ride. Wild Ontario has fine-feathered friends including a barn owl, […]

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Property asset disposals to see US$10b shortfall in China as funds expire

Posted on 27. Oct, 2014 by .

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The property industry in the Asia-Pacific region faces a wave of asset disposals by real estate funds over the next two years that could see about US$10 billion of saleable assets – most of them on the mainland – left on the shelf. Property consultants doubt that will be much of a blow to the […]

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Vaughan Coun. Michael Di Biase’s cottage getting help from major city …

Posted on 26. Oct, 2014 by .

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A candidate in next week’s Toronto-area municipal elections is demanding answers from his incumbent opponent about a major city contractor’s role in building a cottage for the councillor’s family. Michael Di Biase, who is a regional representative on city council in Vaughan and was its mayor from 2002 to 2006, has a new waterfront home […]

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Are you considering purchasing a vacation home?

Posted on 26. Oct, 2014 by .

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Kaci Hickox, a nurse placed under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, went on CNN on Sunday and criticized the “knee-jerk reaction by politicians” to Ebola, saying “to quarantine someone without a better plan in place, without more forethought, is ju… Read More » Article source: http://www.wmur.com/money/are-you-considering-purchasing-a-vacation-home/29304434

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