Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Home sales in Toronto go down in June, 2017

  Home sales in the Greater Toronto Area decreased 37.3 per cent last month compared with a year ago, Toronto real estate board said Thursday as purchasers moved to the sidelines following the introduction of legislation that is targeted at cooling one of the most run away housing marketplaces in North America. The Toronto Real […]

Cooling Toronto housing market can be a return to normal, tell realtors

  It could be the barely disguised frustration of sellers, who listed their homes this spring expecting to attract cut-throat bids from desperate, over-extended purchasers. Instead they are seeing fewer showings and fewer offers.Toronto area home costs dipped about 7 per cent in May, 2017 compared to April, 2017 but remained about 15 per cent […]

Toronto housing prices down slightly in May, 2017 but tight supply keeps prices up

  Toronto region home prices dipped slightly from April to May, 2017 — down $55,604 on average — but were still 15 per cent of the members higher than May 2016, as the supplying of resale house and condo listings rose 43 per cent of the members time over year. The average home cost last-place […]

Toronto area home sales sink in May, 2017 after cooling actions

  House sales fell 26 per cent in the Toronto region in May, 2017 after the Ontario government’s introduction of a foreign-buyer’s tax as many potential purchasers stepped back and waited to assess the market impact. In the 30 days after the province of Ontario announced the immediate introduction of a 15 -per-cent foreign-buyer’s tax on April 20, […]

Lack of homes to drive Toronto prices in 2017

  A lack of homes for sale ought to be able to drive Toronto’s sizzling housing market to another year of double-digit price increases, the city’s real estate board told Tuesday. The Toronto Real Estate Board said the average price for all types of housing is forecast to rise to about $825,000 — up from […]

The problems of runaway house prices in Toronto

  We need the facts about the extent to which foreign buyers are driving up real estate prices in Toronto. It’s time for the federal and provincial governments to collect the necessary data on the sale of housing to foreign-based buyers. Without reliable data and figures, it’s impossible to set policy, protect the dream of […]

Foreign buyers behind merely 5 per cent of Toronto home sales in 2016

  Don’t blame overseas investors for the high price of housing in the Toronto area, tells the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). The board has released new research stating fewer than 5 per cent of the 113,133 residential real estate transactions in the Toronto region in 2016 involved foreign buyers. More than half of those foreign buyers were […]

Toronto condo purchasers sense the competitive squeeze

  One of the major surprises of the resale marketplace in 2016 in the Greater Toronto Area was the strong condo market. The deficit of listings in the single-family home category persuaded many potential purchasers to take another look at high-rise living. The trend looks like to continue in 2017. In 2016, sale of condo […]

What you are expecting to buy or sell a home in 2017

  Is 2017 the year that the hot market begins to sputter in the Toronto region’s overheated real estate market?   Interest Rates The inching up of interest rates and most stringent mortgage rules are among the factors that could play a role in tempering sales in the red-hot Toronto region market, mentions Jason Mercer, […]

Toronto home prices jump in October despite new mortgage rules

  Toronto’s real estate sales clambered more than 11 per cent in October, 2016 compared with a year earlier, despite the introduction of new federal mortgage rules aimed at cooling the region’s overheated housing market. The median price of all homes across the Toronto region rose 21 per cent to $762,975 last month, compared to […]

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