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Housing Industry and Building Market

Zoning Reforms and Their Impact on Housing Supply

Zoning regulations have long been the subject of debate. With the recent wave of zoning reforms, potential changes to housing supply are gaining recognition. How will these reforms affect our cities and the communities living within them?

Rental Market Dynamics: Landlord and Tenant Perspectives

The rental market is highly complex, with each party's needs and wants playing a crucial role in dictating outcomes. From the landlords' perspective, there's the need for reliable tenants, hopefully finding a balance between rental income and investment returns. Tenants, meanwhile, aim to secure rental homes that are safe and affordable, all while navigating tricky legal boundaries.

Housing Affordability Crisis: Causes and Solutions

Skyrocketing housing prices have put the squeeze on many households in cities across the country, leaving them struggling to keep the lights on and food on the table. This "Housing Affordability Crisis" has been caused by a variety of factors and prevention strategies are being developed to address the issue.

The Evolving Role of Real Estate Agents and Technology

The days of scouting out the perfect home and relying on a real estate agent to walk you through the process are long gone. Technology has taken center stage, revolutionizing the way people buy and sell homes. It's helping to redefine the role of a traditional real estate agent in the process.

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs): Expanding Housing Options

City planners and real estate developers are looking to an unexpected solution to the housing shortage--Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). A modern trend on the rise, ADUs expand housing options and provide extra living space at an affordable cost.

Co-Housing and Shared Living: Modern Housing Models

A modern take on communal living, co-housing and shared living are growing in popularity, with more people seeking an eco-friendly and socially connected living arrangement. Live in harmony with your neighbours, save on rent and bills, and enjoy a more sustainable way of life.

The Impact of Tax Policies on Real Estate Markets

Tax policies can have a significant impact on real estate markets. By altering tax deductions, raising investment taxes, or widening the gap between home prices and rental costs, tax policies affect the supply and demand of housing.

Affordable Housing Initiatives: Lessons from Around the World

From the bustling streets of Tokyo to the idyllic town of Stockholm, cities around the world are confronting the same challenge: providing affordable housing for their residents. But how do they succeed? Let's explore some of the innovative initiatives from around the globe.

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