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GTA's hottest market outside of downtown Toronto

10/6/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Find out which city surrounding Toronto has the hottest real estate market that is poised for a boom.

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GTA REALTORS® Release September Resale Housing Market Figures

10/4/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 6,379 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in September ... More


Why the GTA's detached houses remain a safe bet

9/27/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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In spite of recent scares regarding their values, detached houses remain the strongest real estate investment to be had in the GTA.

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GTA new home sales strong year-to-date, high-rise dominates

9/26/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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August may have been quiet but 2017 so far has been a strong year for new home sales in the GTA, especially for the high-rise sector.

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Chinese Interest Is Up In The GTA, But They're Not Interested In Speculation

9/22/2017 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Michael Antczak

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Some media outlets recently reported that interest in Canadian real estate among Chinese buyers increased 30 per cent in the first half of this year, compared to a ... More


Foreign buyers' tax is working says Ontario government

9/15/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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The number of non-resident owners of real estate in The Greater Golden Horseshoe has declined since the introduction of Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan in the spring.

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BoC interest rate hike drags on weakening Toronto real estate

9/6/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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A second interest-rate increase announced Wednesday by the Bank of Canada will add further drag to Toronto's real estate sector, which has seen home sales fall steadily for ... More


Why you should buy up right now in the GTA

9/6/2017 | Posted in Home Buyers by Michael Antczak

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Is upgrading your home a serious thought? This might be the perfect time to buy up in the GTA.

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GTA REALTORS® Release August Resale Housing Market Figures

9/6/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 6,357 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in August ... More


GTA will face tough housing decisions amid intensification

9/5/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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If you’re in the market for a new home and think you’ll get a better deal if you just wait for prices to come down, you may want to think again.

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New home sales in GTA plunge, prices soar in July

8/25/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Despite a dramatic year-over-year drop in sales volumes of newly constructed home in July, prices in the Toronto region rose, with the industry association saying it expects a ... More


GTA sellers face a refresher course in economics

8/25/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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The basic lesson: A property is worth what a buyer is willing to pay

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The truth behind GTA home prices

8/21/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Cause and effect; supply and demand – the reasons for record-high new home prices in the GTA are a matter of government actions and simple economics.

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Toronto casts shadow over nation's home sales, but realtors see signs market bottoming out

8/16/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Home sales in the Greater Golden Horseshoe just saw the smallest decline since Ontario’s housing clampdown, suggesting the market may be stabilizing.

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Future of GTA property market is up in the air

8/7/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Housing trends show clear evidence that the Places to Grow intensification policy introduced a decade ago has now come into full effect.

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GTA REALTORS® Release July Resale Housing Market Figures

8/3/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Home sales in the Greater Toronto Area tanked last month and prices continued to recede, the city's real estate board said Thursday, further evidence that provincial ... More


GTA new condo sales set another quarterly record

8/3/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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For the second consecutive quarter, new condo apartment sales in the Greater Toronto Area have reached a new high.

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Sales set record

8/1/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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A new record has been set for Greater Toronto Area’s commercial investment property sales.

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Toronto home-price downturn? Not in these neighbourhoods

7/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto’s housing downturn is not being felt equally across the region, with many neighbourhoods still seeing the prices of detached houses climb even while the average ... More


New GTA condo sales shrug off Ontario Fair Housing Plan

7/26/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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There was a surge in sales of newly built condos in the Greater Toronto Area in June.

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Finding the positive in spite of growing negative coverage

7/14/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Despite a cooling market due to Ontario’s housing plan, Toronto is still expected to close out the year with impressive price gains.

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Toronto luxury market hits new record while Vancouver slumps

7/11/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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Sales of homes priced at $1 million or more were up sharply in the GTA in the first half of 2017 while Vancouver felt the impact of the foreign buyers’ tax.

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TREB Member REALTORS® Release Monthly Market Report, Forecast Update And New IPSOS Consumer Survey

7/6/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos, in his first release as TREB President, announced TREB residential MLS® sales, listings and price statistics for ... More


New low-rise home sales in the GTA slumped 76 per cent last month

6/27/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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The market for newly-built low-rise homes in the Greater Toronto Area collapsed in May compared to a year earlier.

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Realtors' internal numbers show Toronto home prices fell more than 6% in two weeks

6/21/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Internal mid-month statistics for June from the Toronto Real Estate Board show average prices in the Greater Toronto Area shed almost 6.4 per cent in just two weeks with sales ... More


Brace for a possible tax on speculative home purchases

6/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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The chief economist of the Canadian Real Estate Association says homeowners in the Greater Toronto Area should brace themselves for a possible tax on speculative home ... More


Ontario new housing rules take a bite out of new construction numbers for country

6/9/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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Canadian housing starts fell 8.6 per cent in May from April, a decline fuelled by a massive pullback in new home construction since Ontario moved to cool the housing market in ... More


Big bank forecasts Toronto's future

6/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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One of Canada’s largest banks reacts positively to Toronto’s cooling market.

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Is Toronto's housing market decline for real?

6/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Why sales and prices seem likely to continue to fall for at least the next two or three months.

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TREB May numbers show a soft month for Toronto real estate market

6/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Home sales dropped in May 2017 compared to last year, but experts say the trend is likely temporary.

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