Shane Dingman, The Globe and Mail

Shane Dingman

The Globe and Mail

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Kelowna vineyard ready for new buyer’s vintage

For the well-heeled oenophile there’s 25 acres of vines → Read More

Developers turn to pop ups to germinate street life

It’s all part of the mix of turning a condo complex from a place to stay into a place to live → Read More

Real estate startup Properly chops 71 jobs

Properly to layoff 71 workers across a variety of positions, including software developers, recruiters, data scientists, real estate sales managers and some executives in charge of growth marketing and customer experience → Read More

Dollhouse in a rural setting

‘I loved pretty homes and pretty things,’ says owner Paulette Sopoci. ‘I was a big fan of Barbie, and this beautiful regal home just spoke to me’ → Read More

Ontario plan amendments tack land onto urban boundaries

Amid the controversy over the Ontario government’s proposal to carve up chunks of the protected Greenbelt land for housing development, another raft of land carve outs is being criticized for rewarding specific landowners → Read More

Number of ‘artisanal landlords’ is up

New data show the net number of small landlords is up about 32 per cent just since 2008 → Read More

Parents scramble as walkout by Ontario education workers continues

The impact of labour strife in Ontario schools is threatening to spill over into other sectors, including a health care system already under strain → Read More

Big old home on a leafy Hamilton street

Aside from some of the wallpaper and paint, the owners of this Hamilton Tudor revival house have changed as little as possible over the past 20 years living there → Read More

A home of grandeur, grandly restored

Cambridge, Ont., house was a film location for The Queen’s Gambit, standing-in for an English country manor → Read More

Landlord warns Toronto tenants protest may lead to eviction

A letter to tenants represents a ratcheting up of the rhetoric by Kyle Pulis, CEO of real estate investment company Pulis Investments → Read More

Rate rises leave multiple property owners exposed

In Toronto, condos make up 59 per cent of all multiple-owned homes. Only about 17 per cent of condo unit owners also own a home in the GTA → Read More

A Prince Edward County home with a Leave it to Beaver vibe

From the backyard, filled with clever landscaping and a pool, the house looks ultra-modern; from the front it looks like a well-maintained farmhouse → Read More

Toronto is undercutting its green building standards policy, critics say

Toronto offers energy efficiency rebates, but builders tied up in approvals can’t meet strict timelines → Read More

Seller beware: Even if the deal dies, the agent may still want their commission

Real estate lawyers have reported an uptick in legal actions related to real estate deals that fell apart due to increasing interest rates → Read More

On the Market: Duplexes, Triplexes and more!

Here are five potential revenue properties available across Canada → Read More

Soaring arches above a rural retreat north of Toronto

Hockley Valley home design blends barn and medieval cathedral, with wooden structural supports and century-old salvaged beams → Read More

Ontario regulator moves to strip builder of its licence

Buyers told they would lose their unbuilt condos if they did not pay more, HCRA claims → Read More

Oakville home rebuild ended up being stretched by pandemic

What started as a simple plan to add a modernist addition to a hundred year old farmhouse while respecting its original charm, ended up being a much bigger challenge, and the pandemic made it more complex → Read More

Tenant protest turns ugly

Both the landlord and tenants are accusing each other of trying to use intimidation and bullying to achieve their ends in a tense conflict at a Toronto rental building → Read More

When real estate deals die, deposits are often held hostage

Lawyers who deal with disputes regarding failed real estate sales say requests for advice are the higher than been in years → Read More