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Natalka Falcomer

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Natalka Falcomer is a lawyer and Certified Leasing Officer who has a passion to make the law accessible and affordable. She founded, hosts and coproduced a popular legal call-in show on Rogers TV, Toronto Speaks Legal Advice. She founded Groundworks, a firm specializing in commercial real estate law, and is the EVP of corporate development at Chestnut Park.

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In 2018, Ontario saw a steep rise in the number of condo projects being cancelled by builders. The numbers are shocking.

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Every part of the real estate realm is in constant flux – from housing prices to how you find your dream property and how you sell your home.

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Toronto is making waves as one of the best places for tech companies to set up shop. What does this mean for Toronto’s already "overheated" real estate market?

Presenting the Action Plan for Cannabis Legislation at Queen’s Park, from left: Matthew Thornton, OREA’s VP of public affairs and communications, David Reid, president of OREA; and Larissa Smit, OREA’s manager of policy.

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Growing cannabis indoors requires high humidity and high temperatures. These conditions create perfect conditions for mould and fungus to grow and spread, which is difficult and expensive to remediate.

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Location, location, location is touted as the most important factor when determining the best place to invest. Like many maxims (such as “nice guys finish last”), it’s not entirely true. It’s nuanced.

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Parents are “gifting” or selling their rental properties to their children for a nominal value. While this is a valid strategy, there are several important factors to consider.

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Real estate pundits point to the average sale price to conclude whether the market is crashing or hyper-inflating. The problem is that averages don’t tell much of a story.

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“Clearly” a bubble in the market was about to pop and I didn’t want to be the fool who failed to time the market. Only recently have I come to terms with the fact that I was the fool.

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While such preservation of vistas and nature protect the environment associated with a cottage or vacation property, it also complicates the buying and selling process. Here are some common pitfalls.

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We're seeing a steady rise in the willingness of clients to file complaints against agents for unprofessional behaviour. And worse, get a litigator involved.