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Heathwood, In The News

2017

Heathwood Wins H.O.M.E. Award

myhomepage.ca

June 2017

Heathwood Homes recently received “Best Customer Experience” in Ontario at the 7th CustomerInsight Homeowner Mark of Excellence (H.O.M.E.)...

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Why Can't I buy a House with a Yard?

Globe and Mail Report on Business Magazine

February 2017

Thanks to the growth plan, now it can take years-and...

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CHBA pres to talk housing affordability with feds

Real Estate Management Industry News

January 2017

Canadian home builders want to see mortgage rules relaxed...

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What is causing Canadian home prices to rise? – Bob Finnigan, President, CHBA

Real Estate News EXchange

January 2017

There’s been a lot of recent media attention lately about foreign home buyers...

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Real estate braces for 2016 rules fallout

Financial Post

January 2017

Single-family home is almost a thing of the past...

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2016

Bob Finnigan takes on leadership role as new president of CHBA

Toronto Builders

December, 2016

Bob has played a critical role in the Network's growth from a small organization to one that...

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CHBA president keeping pressure on governments

Real Estate News EXchange

December, 2016

One part of the economy that’s doing well is building and real estate...

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Hey NIMBYs, listen up! Because the development industry is listening, too

New Home & Condo Guide

December, 2016

One positive aspect is that a NIMBY argument fosters the need for public consultation, and many ...

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Hey NIMBYs, listen up! Because the development industry is listening, too

New Home & Condo Guide

December, 2016

One positive aspect is that a NIMBY argument fosters the need for public consultation, and many ...

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NIMBYs, the development industry hears your concerns

New Home Guide

December, 2016

We’ve all heard the acronym, yet not everyone knows what it means – what it really means ...

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Nothing can continue forever

Financial Post

November, 2016

High prices also mean the dream of home ownership is a challenge ...

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With many people unable to afford a new home after changed mortgage rules, renovation becoming the trend

Financial Post

November, 2016

ABob Finnigan, President of Canadian Home Builders’ Association, tells ...

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See how 2 builders satisfy consumer demand in this hot market

Newinhomes.com

November, 2016

Although it is one of those rare "good" problems to have, it's no mean feat keeping up with...

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The Heron Group is now Herity

Homes

November, 2016

We are pleased to embrace our heritage and unify all of our companies under our corporate brand name of Herity...

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The Heron Group is now Herity

Condo Life

November, 2016

We are pleased to embrace our heritage and unify all of our companies under our corporate brand name of Herity...

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Heathwood looking east of Toronto to build homes

Renx.ca

August, 2016

Durham Region is looking very healthy and you’ll see a lot of houses being built...

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New low-rise communities selling out through the summer

Newinhomes.com

July/August, 2016

According to the latest report from Trimart Research Corporation, new low-rise sales gains have...

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On-Site Insight: Talk About Teamwork

Homesmag.com

July/August, 2016

Unless they are involved in the industry people end to underestimate the amount...

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Collaboration key to Affordable Housing

Homesmag.com

July/August, 2016

Bob Finnigan, the COO of the Heron Group of Companies, was named the new...

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On-Site Insight: Talk About Teamwork

Condo Life

July/August, 2016

Unless they are involved in the industry people end to underestimate the amount...

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Collaboration key to Affordable Housing

Condo Life

July/August, 2016

Bob Finnigan, the COO of the Heron Group of Companies, was named the new...

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A New Masterplaned Community in Whitby

Homesmag

June, 2016

For the first time in more than 10 years a brand new master-planned community is coming...

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Register now for Country Lane in the new Whitby

New Home Guide

April 30, 2016

For the first time in more than 10 years a brand new master-planned community is coming...

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New homebuyers get more for their money

Toronto Sun

April 15, 2015

New home prices in the Greater Toronto Area may have reached record highs but...

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Editor's Choice Country Lane -

Homes - GTA

February 2016

When it comes to excitement, look no further than the incredible new community of Country Lane...

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A new year, a new community, a new Whitby

New Home Guide

Jan 23 2016

When it comes to excitement, look no further than the incredible new community of Country Lane...

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2015

Heathwood Homes. Rediscover Whitby at Country Lane

Homes - GTA

September 2015

Heathwood Homes is returning to Whitby with the town's first new master-planned community in over a decade...

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Potential for innovation in new homes is endless

Toronto Sun

August 7, 2015

They say the only constant in life is change, and that's certainly true for the new home building industry...

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Editors choice. Heathwood Homes

Homes - GTA

July 2015

Only a few homes remain at Meadowgreen, Heathwood's phenomenally popular community...

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Consider dollars cents and common sense when you buy a new home

New Home Guide - GTA

July 25, 2015

If you are thinking of buying your first home and are looking at new home communities in the Greater Toronto Area, bravo for you...

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Build a bright future in the new home industry

Toronto Sun

July 24, 2015

When you mention careers in the new home industry, construction-related jobs come to mind immediately...

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Be part of Canada Day celebrations

Toronto Sun

June 26, 2015

If you call Canada home, you have to celebrate!..

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Make your move a smart one

New Home Guide - GTA

June 13, 2015

In June, we start to see more moving trucks on the road than any other time of the year...

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Discover exceptional semis and towns at Meadowgreen

HOMES - GTA

May 2015

An intimate architectually controlled community, Meadowgreen offers streetscapes lined with distinctive yet harmonious elevations of clay brick and/or stone...

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Buy from a builder you can trust

New Condo Guide - Vancouver

May 15, 2015

Years ago, I used to say that people paid more attention to buying a pair of shoes than a house...

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Buy from a builder you can trust

New Home Guide - GTA

May 2, 2015

Years ago, I used to say that people paid more attention to buying a pair of shoes than a house...

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Living green - what it means in today's new homes

New Home Guide - GTA

April 4, 2015

If there's one buzzword in today's new home building industry that has consumers confused, it's Green...

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Heathwood Homes

Homes GTA

March 2015

A true community with a prestigious Mississauga Rd address include clay brick and stone in varying combinations...

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Constable Andrew Rosbrook

Canadian Immigrant

March, 2015

Clinically dead for seven minutes after having a heart attack while running a half-marathon recovered...

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Use your PDI time wisely

Toronto Sun

March 27 2015

Getting ready to move into a new home is one of the most exciting - and important - times for an owner...

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Find the home thats right for you

New Home Guide

March 21 2015

When you're shopping for a new home, you can get information from a variety of sources...

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After you move into your new home

Toronto Sun

March 6, 2015

Buying a new home is one of the most exciting and biggest financial lifestyle and investment steps you will ever take...

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Expect another great year ahead

Toronto Sun

February 20, 2015

I may not actually have a crystal ball but I can predict another great year for new home sales across the Greater Toronto Area...

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Economically speaking, the new home industry rocks

Toronto Sun

February 6, 2015

It's a well-known fact that I am proud to be a new home builder...

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Brampton New Home Market Continues to Shine

Toronto Star

on January 26, 2015

According to Trimart Research Corporation, new low-rise sales in the Total Market Area (TMA) saw a 2.7% year-over-year increase in December 2014...

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On the Market

Toronto Sun

January 23, 2015

December is traditionally a slow month for the new home market. However, strong sales at new site opening in November demonstrate that the market is strong...

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The best things about being a builder

New Homes and Condos

January 9, 2015

In a previous column, I wrote about the risk that builders and developers take when we purchase a piece of land...

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2014

Herity Announces New Principal

HOMES

December, 2014

Herity Limited was pleased to announce Eva Szypulska as a principal in October.

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Forest Hill on the Green Sells out in Three Weeks!

New in Homes

November 19, 2014

Richmond Hill's new low-rise market heated up over the last couple months, especially with Heathwood Homes' Forest Hill on the Green community selling out in just three weeks!

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Superb choices still available at Hampshire Mews in Richmond Hill

HOMES

September, 2014

If you hurry, you will still find a great selection of three-bedroom urban towns remaining...

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Getting to know your builder

New Home Guide

July 26, 2014

In the 101 things to consider when you are looking at buying a new home, make sure the reputations of the builders you are considering is towards the top of your list...

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Questions, Questions, Questions

New Homes and Condos

July 18, 2014

I continually remind new home shoppers to ask questions of the builders, communities and homes they are considering...

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Builders Mitzvah

The Jewish Standard

June 15, 2014

Elliot Krangle's Heron Group is on a mission...

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Any Colour as Long as it's Green

National Post Homes

June 7, 2014

The Kerases were guinea pigs for a builder looking to create real eco-wise living...

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Springtime New Home Shopping Checklist

Today's Homes and Condos

May 22, 2014

Spring and summer are great times to look for a new home, especially if you are considering buying from a builder you aren't familiar with...

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From Below the Ground Up

New Home Guide

May 3, 2014

Buying a new home is exciting, especially for first-time buyers signing their Agreement of Purchase and Sale...

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Greater Toronto Area Still a Great Place to Live

New Homes and Condos

April 11, 2014

I've said it before and I'll say it again. We're lucky to live in the Greater Toronto Area!

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Heathwood offers unbeatable new home value at successful Hampshire Mews

Today's Homes and Condos

March 27, 2014

Looking for a home in the Greater Toronto Area that comes with design excellence, construction quality, unbeatable value and fantastic customer service...

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First Things First with Your First Home

Today's Homes and Condos

March 13, 2014

Those of you who are shopping for your first home, I suggest you reign in your common sense and use it as you check out various communities...

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T.O. Empty-Nesters Prefer a Low Profile When it Comes to Condos

Metro News

February 20, 2014

Stacked townhomes. Mid-rise condo style gains in popularity with lower square-footage and maintenance costs.

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2013

Mikey Makes Another Save

HOMES

November 2013

Nearly five months after suffering sudden cardiac arrest during Toronto's Half Marathon, Toronto police Constable Andrew Rosbrook is on a team of...

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Mikey Debrillator Helps Save 16th Life

New Home Guide

October 12-26, 2013

Police officer runs a three day marathon after rebounding from sudden cardiac arrest...

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Heathwood Previewing Luxury Urban Towns in Richmond Hill

Keeping it Real Estate

September 5, 2013

The coveted area of Yonge Street north of Elgin Mills is in hot demand, now that Heathwood Homes is previewing at Hampshire Mews...

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Low-rise sales part of the real estate cycle

Toronto Sun New Homes and Condos

August 30, 2013

If you have been keeping track of sales across the Greater Toronto Area over the past few years, you know that low-rise sales are at a dip...

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Hampshire Mews in Richmond Hill - Luxury Infill Collection of Urban Towns

New Home Guide GTA

July 20 - August 3, 2013

Heathwood Homes is now previewing at Hampshire Mews in Richmond Hill, an exclusive enclave of Urban Towns and townhomes in the amenity-rich...

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Exclusive collection of urban towns coming to Richmond Hill

HOMES

May 2013

Captivating brick and stone exteriors, space-maximizing interior designs, and luxurious features and finishes will soon be in Richmond Hill when Heathwood Homes launches sales at Hampshire Mews...

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Cambridge resident is Mikey's 15th save

Toronto Sun New Homes and Condos

April 12, 2013

The Mikey Network's "MIKEY", a public access defibrillator, has saved the life of a 47 year old Cambridge resident, Richard Goodwin, who suffered from sudden cardiac arrest...

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Heathwood Homes recognized for healthy housing practices

New Home Guide GTA Edition

February 16 - March 2, 2013

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) has honoured Heathwood Homes under the CMHC Healthy Housing Recognition Program for its efforts...

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2012

Going ... Going ... Buy A New Home Before They're Gone
At Traditions In Milton

New Home Guide - GTA Edition

November 10 - 24, 2012

One of Ontario's most beautiful family‐friendly new home communities, Traditions in Milton continues to attract buyers who appreciate outstanding...

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Going ... Going ... Buy A New Home Before They're Gone
At Traditions In Milton

New Home Guide

October 2012

One of Ontario's most beautiful family‐friendly new home communities, Traditions in Milton continues to attract buyers who appreciate outstanding...

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Final Opportunity To Own In Heathwood's Traditions In Milton

Homes Magazine

September 2012

Situated at the west end of charming Old Main Street, handy to the town's shopping and amenities, this community is also only minutes to golf...

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Final Opportunity To Own In Heathwood's Traditions In Milton

New Home Guide

September 2012

Traditions in Milton is Heathwood Homes' warm, inviting, award‐winning community. With the breathtaking Niagara Escarpment as its backdrop...

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Make Your Dreams A Reality - The Village At Traditions

New Home Guide

May 2012

Located just a 5 minute walk west of Milton's historic downtown with its Old‐World charm, in a gorgeous natural setting...

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2011

CTV News Tours the Heathwood Green Home

CTV News

April 6th, 2011

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Editor's Choice - Heathwood Homes - Innovative Green Home a measure of sustainability

Homes Magazine

May 1, 2011

With the future in mind, Heathwood Homes has built...

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Testing Green Technology

Toronto Star

April 22, 2011

Hugh Heron is putting his money where his...

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Visit the 'green home' of the future

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

April 8, 2011

Heathwood's innovative green home in Richmond Hill will measure...

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Heathwood calls Richmond Hill site 'one of a kind'

The Globe and Mail

April 7, 2011

Heathwood's innovative green home in Richmond Hill will measure...

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Home is where the green is

Ryersonian

April 5, 2011

A master's engineering student, a civil engineering prof...

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The Big Home-Buying Picture

Home Buyers Network Inc.

April 18, 2011

Buying a new home today is fascinating, because you have more choices...

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Any Time Is a Good Time To Buy New

Home Buyers Network Inc.

March 10, 2011

The demand for different types of new housing may wax and wane, but...

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A Public Display Of Commitment

Toronto Star - New In Homes

March 2, 2011

Let's face it, nowadays, many people do their initial new home shopping...

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Get on the train with a new home

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

February 11-13, 2011

When I first came to canada in 1967...

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Let's Put The Courtesy Back In Communication

Toronto Star - New In Homes

Feb 9, 2011

Recently, I called the mayor of a GTA municipality...

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New vs. Reno

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

January 28-30, 2011

I know someone who is renovating a large 35-year...

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Looking forward to the new year

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

January 21-23, 2011

In December 2010, Governor of the Bank of Canada Mark Carney warned...

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Start At Home When Shopping for a Home

New Home Guide

Jan 22 - Feb 5, 2010

Today's new-home shoppers are more educated and computer-savvy...

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Great Selection at Traditions

Hamilton Spectator

Jan 14 2011

When it comes to family and community, Traditions in Milton embodies...

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Look at the big picture before you decide

New Home Guide

Jan 8 - 22, 2010

Buying a new home is exciting. There are a lot of...

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If it's Broke Fix It

Toronto Star - New In Homes

January 5, 2011

One of the best things about buying a new home...

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2010

Captivating Audiences at Traditions

Homes: GTA Edition

December, 2010

Heathwood Homes' Sales Centre at Traditions in Milton was...

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Man's Life Saving Legacy Lives On

Toronto Star

November 24, 2010

He was a baseball champ, a pigeon enthusiast and a darn good...

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The Foundation for a Solid Future

New Condo Guide

November 20 - December 4, 2010

Even after 40 years in new-home building, I'm still amazed...

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The Foundation for a Solid Future

New Home Guide

November 13 - 27, 2010

Even after 40 years in new-home building, I'm still amazed...

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Heathwood Treats It's Kids

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

November 12 - 14, 2010

On Halloween afternoon, Heathwood Homes' Sales Centre at Traditions...

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Discover Traditions in Milton

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

November 12 - 14, 2010

There are many reasons to choose Heathwood Homes' master planned community of...

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More Traditions in Milton

Homes: GTA Edition

November, 2010

In Phase 2 at Traditions, Heathwood Homes has released a new collection...

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Heathwood Homes Release New Lots in Two Distinctive Communities

Homes: GTA Edition

May, 2010

In scenic north Richmond Hill, Heathwood Homes has released the second phase of lots...

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The More Things Change

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

May, 2010

There's an old saying: The more things change, the more they stay the same...

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Join Team Mikey At Toronto's Walk Of Life

Homes: GTA Edition

May, 2010

How would you like to get some exercise, spend fun time with family and friends...

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Hot Sheet

Homes: GTA Edition

May, 2010

RICHMOND HILL - THE WOODLANDS: Coming soon - 43-ft. ravine lots and 35- and 40-ft. singles...

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Heathwood Homes Stunning new 50-foot lots available at The Reserve

Homes

May, 2010

In breathtaking treed surroundngs in Richmond Hill, Heathwood Homes offers a special community that is reserved for those who appreciate the finer things in life...

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The Reserve At The Woodlands

National Post: New Homes

May, 2010

Heathwood Homes has released a new collection of 50-foot lots at The Reserve at the Woodlands...

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Join Team Mikey At Toronto's Walk Of Life

Condo Guide: GTA Edition

April, 2010

How would you like to get some exercise, spend fun time with family and friends...

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The Changing Pace Of New-Home Buyers

Homes: GTA Edition

April, 2010

One of my favourite things about being a new-home builder in the Greater Toronto Area...

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High-end Homes Sellilng Like Hot Cakes

Toronto Star: New in Homes and Condos

April, 2010

Housing bubble, housing schmuzle. We're hearing stories of bidding wars on fixer-uppers in hot neighbourhoods...

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Luxurious Choices In Richmond Hill

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

April, 2010

A beautiful new collection of detached homes in a forested setting beckons from north Richmond Hill...

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Releases new lots in two communities

Buzzbuzz Heathwood Homes

April, 2010

In scenic north Richmond Hill, Heathwood Homes has released the second phase of lots in two distinctive and exclusive communities...

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Luxurious forested lots in Richmond Hill

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

April, 2010

Heathwood releases new lots in two distinctive communities...

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The Appeal Of A New Home

Homes: GTA Edition

April, 2010

Anyone looking for a home in the Greater Toronto Area today has an unprecedented amount of choice...

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On The Move With Heathwood In Milton

Homes: GTA Edition

March, 2010

Heathwood Homes' master-planned community, Traditions, has established itself as the place to be in Milton...

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Hugh Heron On-Site Insight - Get Ready For A Great 2010

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

February, 2010

When it comes to the new home real estate market, 2010 is looking good...

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A Community With Tradition And Heart

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

February, 2010

Community spirit based on the ideals and dreams of generations...

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Heron Has Been Hiding His Talents

Toronto Star

February, 2010

Hugh Heron is one of the most talented and forward-thinking builders...

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Home suite Home

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

February, 2010

Behind the scenes with the designers of model homes and suites...

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Hugh Heron On-Site Insight - A Developing Story

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

January, 2010

The new-home building industry is about a lot more than building new homes...

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From Home To Community

Homes: GTA Edition

January, 2010

The new-home building industry is about a lot more than building new homes...

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Elegant Sophistication

Metro

January, 2010

Combining elegance and comfort is no small feat yet the model home...

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2009

Camp Heathwood - A hit with kids at traditions

Homes: GTA Edition
October, 2009

Community spirit is thriving at Traiditons in Milton, where...

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Exclusive luxury in Richmond Hill

Homes: GTA Edition

October, 2009

This September, Heathwood Homes will offer the perfect opportunity...

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Sunshine Saves HPG's Day!

Homes: GTA Edition

October, 2009

Golfers raise $20,000 for Raising the Roof as...

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Home at last...in Uxbridge

Toronto Sun

October, 2009

In the friendly town of Uxbridge, Heathwood Homes' Country Lane offers a...

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Consumer confidence, pricing driving market

Toronto Star

October, 2009

Many fast-selling sites geared to first-time buyers, but...

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Upscale homes, green space are a hit

Toronto Star

October, 2009

There still are 25 lots for sale amid mature trees and...

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Modern and classic comfort

Metro

October, 2009

Proving that comdort requires no compromise, Terracotta Village by...

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The Changing Real-Estate Market

Condo Guide: GTA Edition

August, 2009

In the 1960s when I started in the residential construction...

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Brand new Model Townhome showcases livability

Homes: GTA Edition

June, 2009

Come home at last to Terracotta Village - and come home to a beautiful...

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29th Annual Bild Awards

Homes: GTA Edition

June, 2009

The award for Best Public Relations Campaign...

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A new tradition at Traditions

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

May 29-31, 2009

This spring, community spirit is blooming at Traditions in Milton, where Heathwood...

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New elegance' style evokes mature tones

Metro Homes

May 07, 2009

Where practicality meets showpiece, you'll find the Southwind model home...

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The Big Appeal of Small Towns

New Homes Condos : GTA Edition

April 06, 2009 - April 20, 2009

One of the best things about looking for a new home in the Greater Toronto Area is the ...

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Opportunity Knocks at Heathwood Homes

New Homes Condos : GTA Edition

March 23 - April 06, 2009

Across the Greater Toronto Area, Heathwood Homes offers beautiful communities where...

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The More Things Change...

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

March 20-22, 2009

Recently, I was listening to a radio show and the announcer was making fun of...

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The Theory of Relativity in The New-Home Marketplace

New Homes Condos : GTA Edition

March 9-23, 2009

I may not be Einstein, but I've been a new-home builder for more than 40 years...

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Opportunity at Comminities By Heathwood

GTA Homes

March 2009

Heathwood Homes is now offering some great opportunities in their GTA communities...

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Home at LastTM in Milton

Toronto Sun : New Homes and Condominiums

February 20-22, 2009

For Nancy, moving into Heathwood Homes' Traditions community in Milton truly ...

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New Homes

National Post : New Homes

February 21, 2009

Traditions : Homes are nearing completion at Heathwood Home's Milton site, ...

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Quick move-ins are available on new homes around GTA

Toronto Star : New in Homes

February 14, 2009

Eager buyers can walk through homes instead of choosing from plans ...

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