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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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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

How to cool a red-hot housing market

4/2/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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Animal spirits still rule Canada’s real estate scene, working urban markets into a froth. But there are ways to tame them.

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The Toronto housing fix: Be careful what you wish for

3/31/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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With Toronto housing getting harder and harder to afford, governments are under pressure to “do something” – always a dangerous moment. Several ideas are ... More

Impact of U.S. Fed rate hike - Warning

3/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Michael Antczak

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Locking in a rate before mortgages become more expensive is the best choice at present, as recent developments have pointed at a possible U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike in ... More

Toronto condo buyers feeling the squeeze

1/20/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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One of the big surprises of the resale market in 2016 in the Greater Toronto Area was the strength of the condo segment. The shortage of listings in the single-family home ... More

Housing strength now concentrated in Ontario, data suggest

1/17/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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As Vancouver smarted from its greatest 3-month decline in home prices since 2012, latest housing data suggested that Ontario is now the main contributor of strength and ... More

New GTA home prices ease as supply ticks higher

11/23/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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The Greater Toronto Area saw a slight increase in the supply and mix of new homes in October while average prices declined slightly, the Building Industry and Land Development ... More

No further plans to cool down markets: Morneau

11/2/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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In the wake of stricter federal mortgage rules intended to moderate the overworked pace of Canada’s real estate sector, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said that the ... More

Big bank hikes prime rate

11/1/2016 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Michael Antczak

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Broker fears were confirmed Tuesday, with one big bank raising its prime rate less than a month following new mortgage rules.

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Rental market tightens in GTA

10/26/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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There was a 17.3 per cent drop in condo apartments available to rent in the Greater Toronto Area in third quarter of 2016 compared to a year earlier, Toronto Real Estate Board ... More

Housing market correction or 'a whole lot of nothing'?

10/18/2016 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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As new mortgage rules come into effect that will limit the borrowing power of many buyers, there's uncertainty about the consequence this will have on Toronto's red-hot ... More

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