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Effects and victims of the new mortgage rules coming October 17, 2016

I had written about the new mortgage rules that are coming to the real estate market.  It’s something that has been on my mind and I wanted to go through and see who will be the intended and unintended victims of these changes.  Following are the groups that need to review their finances and come up with plans on how to ... Read More »

Market watch for Toronto Real Estate in December 2015

TORONTO, January 6, 2016 — The second best sales result on record for December capped off a record year for TREB MLS® home sales in the GTA. Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that there were 4,945 sales reported in December bringing the 2015 calendar year total to 101,299 – a substantial 9.2 per cent increase compared to ... Read More »

Market Watch – September 2015

Are you GTA realtor or just generally interested in the trending GTA housing market? Check out the latest on September 2015 results from the Toronto Real Estate Board’s Market Watch. The Market According to Mercer continues to predict that the Toronto real estate market remains on track for a record sales year. “We are on track for record home sales reported through ... Read More »

Market Watch: The Market According to Mercer – Q2 2015

Are you GTA realtor or just generally interested in the trending GTA housing market? Here’s the latest on Q2 results from the Toronto Real Estate Board’s Market Watch. The Market According to Mercer predicts the Toronto real estate market remains on track for a record sales year as consumer confidence has grown with the latest Bank of Canada interest rate ... Read More »

Market Watch – August 2014

VIDEO COMING SOON Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington reported 7,600 sales through the TorontoMLS system in August 2014. This result was up by 2.8 per cent compared to 7,391 transactions reported in August 2013. Year-to-date sales through the end of August amounted to 65,454, which represented an increase of 6.5 per cent compared to the same period in ... Read More »

Honest Ed’s $100M Bargain Price-Tag

Since 1948, Honest Ed’s has been one of the city’s most cherished discount-retailers, selling an eclectic mix of goods at a fair price. It is a famous landmark for the Annex that attracts thousands of  people daily, making it a strong contributor to Bloor and Bathurst’s thriving commercial district. For this reason, Torontonians are distraught to hear that the retail ... Read More »

Rob Ford Asks Realtors to Support Land Transfer Tax Reductions

According to Mayor Rob Ford, our city councillors are addicted to the money Toronto’s land transfer tax generates. During the course of a 17-minute speech, Ford requested the help of Toronto realtors in reducing the city’s land transfer tax by 10%. This first step towards eliminating land transfer tax all together is an important political move for Ford, as this is an ... Read More »

Toronto Real Estate Board’s Market Watch – May 2013

Greater Toronto Area (GTA) REALTORS® reported 10,182 sales through the TorontoMLS system in May 2013, representing a dip of 3.4 per cent compared to May 2012. Sales of single-detached homes in the GTA were up by almost one per cent compared to the same period last year, including a three per cent year-over-year increase in the City of Toronto. “The ... Read More »

First Quarter 2013 – Property Values on the Rise

First Quarter TorontoMLS Results (2013) As of March 2013, the TorontoMLS reported that there had been a total of 7,765  property transactions in the month of March, a figure 17% below March of 2012.  Taking a look back over the last few months, Toronto has seen a 14% decrease in transactions during the first quarter compared to last year.  What ... Read More »

Realtor Quest Registration 2013

Canada’s Largest Realtor Trade Show and Conference Join 8,000 other real estate professionals this May for Realtor Quest’s annual spring convention.  There will be over 250 exhibitors at this year’s event and registration is now open for those who haven’t already reserved space to set-up a booth.  Realtor Quest will take place over two days, May 1st and 2nd, at ... Read More »