Archive for 'Real Estate'

New Rainbow trustee troubled by transparency concerns

Posted on 31. Oct, 2014 by .

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Then there’s the case of Dylan and Anita Gibson, the parents of two children at Algonquin Road Public School who were unsuccessful in their recent bid to become trustees with the board. Once a regular fixture at board meetings, they were banned from certain board property in 2012 after making several presentations before the board […]

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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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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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Potential for voter fraud raises concerns

Posted on 25. Oct, 2014 by .

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Brockville’s Shirley Pryer received three voting cards with personal identification numbers in the mail for voting by phone in Monday’s municipal election. Trouble is, one was for her late husband Gary, who died three years ago, and another for her stepson Scott, who has lived in Edmonton for five years. Pryer said she plans to […]

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EXCLUSIVE: New JLL Report Highlights Secondary, Sunbelt Markets

Posted on 23. Oct, 2014 by .

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October 22, 2014 By Scott Baltic, Contributing Editor Marisha Clinton, JLL Capital Markets  The “biggest winners” in a CRE scene that’s seeing fundamentals improve across most sectors in a growing number of cities nationwide are office and multi-family, according to JLL’s latest report, the Fall 2014 Cross Sector Outlook released today at the Urban Land […]

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E-cigarettes part of smoking ban on Sudbury school properties

Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by .

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A Sudbury school board is now including e-cigarettes in its ban of tobacco on school properties. E-cigarettes contain a battery, heating coil and a cartridge containing e-juice — which is the liquid that may contain nicotine which gets vaporized when the battery powers the coil to heat up the liquid. When someone inhales, the vapor gets drawn up by […]

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How to rent out a second home in France

Posted on 20. Oct, 2014 by .

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In recent years many changes have happened to the property market with changes in inheritance and capital gains taxes, housing recessions, and do-it-yourself rental sites such as Airbnb competing for market space held by the classic actors such as Agents and Hoteliers. For investment property owners and those with secondary homes in France, the latest […]

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Gap between sellers’ expectations and buyers of property on secondary market …

Posted on 18. Oct, 2014 by .

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The upper limit of active consumer demand on the secondary housing market in Kyiv equals to the apartment which costs up to $100,000 with a gross area of around 80 square meters and having at least two rooms. According to expectations of potential buyers the price of one square meter should not exceed $1,250 and […]

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What To Consider When Renting Out A Suite In Your Home

Posted on 16. Oct, 2014 by .

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One effective way to offset the costs of a mortgage is to create a secondary suite or in-law suite and rent it to a tenant. Many houses in British Columbia already have a secondary suite built by a previous owner, and buying a property that includes a ready-made suite with a separate entrance could allow […]

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Prime to secondary UK commercial property yield gap narrows

Posted on 15. Oct, 2014 by .

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UK commercial property yields have continued to fall across prime and secondary markets since the summer, with prime down 7bp since June to an average of 5.1% while secondary are down 17bp to average 7.8% according to Cushman Wakefield’s latest report. So far this year, prime yields have fallen 43bp but secondary are down 146bp, […]

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