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TREB Releases Monthly Market Figures Reported By GTA REALTORS®

12/5/2017 | 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 7,374 transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in November ... More


2018 expected to be big year in the GTA

11/29/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Pen up demand in the Greater Toronto Area is going to be unleashed next year, according to one bank's chief economist.

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Toronto prices will soon hit bottom, before beginning to climb: RBC

11/6/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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After a slow summer following the introduction of the province’s Fair Housing Plan, Toronto’s housing market could be balancing out.

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TREB Releases Monthly Market Figures Reported By GTA REALTORS®

11/2/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos reported 7,118 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2017. This result represented ... More


Census data sheds light on rental supply

10/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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This week’s census data revealed Canadians’ changing living habits – and the trickle-down effect that’s affecting the rental market and its existing ... More


New home sales in GTA slower but no crash in sight: Report

10/24/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Condo investors have backed away from the Toronto area in the wake of Ontario’s new foreign buyers' tax, but that hasn’t halted construction of new homes in the ... More


Ontario stabilizing amid Fair Housing Plan, new mortgage rules - RBC

10/24/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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A renewed boost of consumer confidence will make itself apparent in the increased stability of Ontario’s residential real estate market, a few months after the ... More


Toronto housing expected to cool further in 2018

10/19/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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In its latest Metropolitan Outlook, The Conference Board of Canada noted that Toronto’s housing market will experience further cooling in 2018, after the moderation that ... More


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


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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Toronto's condo market is surprisingly resilient

9/22/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto’s condo boom is surprising many observers with its resilience even as prices of detached homes slump. However, recent interest rate hikes and rent control ... 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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Toronto prices seen stabilizing as key housing ratio balances

9/14/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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The ratio of Toronto house listings compared with monthly sales has moved back into long-term balance, limiting the potential for significant further price corrections in the ... More


Brace yourself for five years of glacial growth in Canada's housing market: Moody's

9/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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National housing market to see no more than 1.3% annual price gains but Toronto may buck the trend because of strong demand than flies in the face of affordability.

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House Price Index Points To A Decline In Toronto

9/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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In August the Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price Index™  was up 0.6% from the previous month, less than the average 0.7% gain for ... More


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


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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Toronto home buyers and sellers play the waiting game

8/11/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto in mid-August feels like a city waiting with bated breath. The real estate market is drowsy and buyers and sellers are anxious to ... More


Toronto real estate market picks up after lull

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

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Home buyers in Toronto and some of the surrounding areas appear to be testing their mettle again after spending a few weeks on the sidelines. It’s too soon to tell ... More


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


Toronto housing market downturn to be short-lived, federal housing agency says

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

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The recent downturn in Toronto's real estate market is expected to be brief, the federal housing agency said Wednesday.

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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


Toronto condo prices soar 28%

7/25/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto’s home sales may have seen a big slump in June but the condo market has shown relative resilience in the second quarter of 2017.

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Toronto housing market's downturn may have an upside

7/24/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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GTA home sales are down, but may be more short-term bump than long-term correction.

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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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Interest rate hike could prolong Toronto real estate market slowdown

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

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The GTA real estate market had already begun to cool off before the Bank of Canada raised its benchmark rate Wednesday.

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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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Housing responsible for over 25% of Ontario's 2016 economic growth - report

7/7/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

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Toronto’s thriving housing market is offsetting the significantly lower volume of business investment in Ontario this year, according to independent think-tank Fraser ... More


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