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With an abundance of confusing headlines in the media, it seems agents like myself are continuously explaining the true state of Toronto’s real estate market. The year started out with some pretty intimidating headlines. If you’re an avid real estate news follower, you may have...

February's market numbers are out! And the media is all over one number in particular - a 35% drop in home sales. However, some news outlets aren’t clarifying what this drop actually means. This drop is referring to the number of property transactions in comparison...

Have you been scanning the news headlines and wondering what’s really going on in the real estate market? You might be reading something along the lines as “sales prices drop” or “January GTA home sales drop 22% from last year”. When reading news stories like this,...

2017 is long gone but anyone who has been following the real estate market knows it was quite the rollercoaster of a year. So what really happened last year? Without further ado, the Toronto Real Estate Board (along with some of my thoughts) sums up...

Welcome to 2018! A new year in real estate is well on its way. However, in order to have a better idea of what’s to come, let’s have a review of how 2017 wrapped up. Back in October, new B20 guidelines, otherwise known as Residential...

 The fall real estate has been off to a strong start. In the central Toronto area (which varies from reports about the Toronto Real Estate Board as a whole) we continue to see multiple offers both in the housing and condo sectors. While, thankfully, it...

Summer had come and gone. Wait, it's September 27, 2017 and 30 degrees outside?! Weather stats aside, here's a snapshot of Queen West & Trinity Bellwoods' housing sales over the month of August 2017:   Average selling price: $1,193,100 Total sales: 8 Average days on market:...

Sooooo many numbers….everywhere! It seems like for the past few months real estate numbers are flying everywhere.  I live in this business and even I am starting to get confused with all the different ways the media is portraying the statistics.  Is it for Toronto? All...

Bidding wars, multiple offers, and frustrated buyers - Those are a few words to describe how Toronto’s real estate market kicked off twenty-seventeen. And after a few short months of debates and chatter, the Ontario government introduced us to 16 policies changes in an attempt...

While some of us are investing time to summer vacation, our market snapshot shows that regardless of price increases, policies changes, and a slight inventory influx, buyers are still well invested in Toronto’s real estate. What’s Happening in July 2017? Interest Rate Increases.   The newest real...

The latest sales data for all properties sold in March has been released. Compared to last year, sales are up around 30% across the board whether the home is a semi, detached or condo. Despite there being constant reports that Toronto has a tight inventory, the sales numbers...

Many people are aware that Kathleen Wynne announced some ‘changes’ for the housing market today.  I put quotes around ‘changes’ as I feel, as someone who is in the industry, these are not substantial enough to do much for our market. Her main points: Foreign Buyer’s...