Categories: 2018

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THE VIEW FROM INSIDE ADDRESSING ENERGY EFFICIENCYNumerous builders strive to create homes that exceed Ontario Building Code standards Energy usage is a concern for homeowners, for the obvious reason of saving money on utility bills, but also the impact on the environment. In our industry, the Ontario Building Code (OBC) is updated every few years, [...] Read More

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THE VIEW FROM INSIDE HAVE YOUR SAY!Why voting in municipal elections is important Canadians lives are greatly affected by the policies of, and decisions made by, our governments. Fortunately, we live in a country where we can express our views at all levels – by voting. The upcoming municipal elections across Ontario offer an opportunity [...] Read More

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EDITOR'S CHOICE GERANIUMNew and natural detached living in Pickering and Aurora Fall signals a resurgence of movement in the new home market. When school starts, and summer holidays are now memories, people find time to absorb change and plan for the future. Geranium has been delivering quality new homes and communities for more than 40 [...] Read More

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THE VIEW FROM INSIDE IS THE MARKET GAINING STABILITY?Sales statistics indicate small signs of market improvement The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) reports for July reflect a rise in sales when compared to spring and summer 2017 and early 2018. Is this an indication that the market is gaining stability? Yes, but it’s early days [...] Read More

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT CONSTRUCTION BEGINSAT VISTA FLATS & TOWNS Geranium marks the start of construction at Vista in Stouffville. Representatives from Geranium gathered to officially mark the start of construction of Vista Flats & Towns in Whitchurch-Stouffville. The team posed for a photo in the excavated area of what will become the underground parking garage [...] Read More

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THE VIEW FROM INSIDE DECIPHERING DEVELOPMENT CHARGESDevelopment charges account for more than 20 percent, on average, of new home prices in the GTA The purchase price of a new home is comprised of many components. A significant portion is a tax referred to as development charges. According to recent Altus Group statistics prepared for the [...] Read More

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buildernews | ROB BLACKSTIEN GeraniumAhead of the Curve Like Heathwood, Geranium Homes turned 40 last year. And similarly, no one would accuse Geranium of slowing down as it ostensibly reaches middle age -certainly not after another award-winning showing, with a home in its Bloomington Woods subdivision in Stouffville earning a HERS 42, winning Geranium mid­production [...] Read More