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Benchmark Price of Condo in GTA Hit ‘All-Time High’ in 2019: Report

Friday Jan 31st, 2020

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Benchmark Price of Condo in GTA Hit ‘All-Time High’ in 2019: Report by Ainsley Smith Photo by Jean-Karim Dangou on Unsplash While 2019 was an exceptional year for the Greater Toronto Area’s real estate market, with commercial and new home sectors experiencing growth over 2018, potential homebuyers are now showing hesitation heading into 2020, according to a new report. The report, which was released Thursday, gives a comprehensive review... [read more]

Toronto home sales up 17 per cent in December, prices up 12 per cent

Thursday Jan 9th, 2020

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Toronto home sales up 17 per cent in December, prices up 12 per cent The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:40AM EST TORONTO -- The Toronto Real Estate Board says home sales were up 17.4 per cent in December compared with the same month last year, while the average price was up almost 12 per cent in the month from a year earlier. The December jump caps a surge in activity in the second half of last year, while a slower first half meant that overall 2019 sales... [read more]

Toronto is the Fastest Growing City in the U.S. and Canada!

Monday Dec 23rd, 2019

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Toronto is the Fastest Growing City in the U.S. and Canada Toronto is a city on the rise in so many different ways, but chief among them is our population. It's growing exponentially. In fact, based on census data, Toronto's population is "by far the leading city" for growth among all central cities in either Canada or the United States. "Population growth in the City of Toronto during the 12 months ending July 1, 2018 was... [read more]

2 Reasons a Canada Housing Crash Is Very Unlikely

Saturday Dec 21st, 2019

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2 Reasons a Canada Housing Crash Is Very Unlikely Ambrose O'Callaghan | November 30, 2019 Image source: Getty Images The Canadian housing market battled turbulence in 2017 and 2018. A massive housing bubble formed in major metropolitan areas like the Greater Toronto Area and Metro Vancouver. Policymakers were forced to step in and instituted a foreign buyer tax that had an immediate impact on markets. New mortgage rules were instituted by the OSFI in January... [read more]

CMHC: No, Toronto Isn’t in a Massive Housing Bubble

Saturday Dec 21st, 2019

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CMHC: No, Toronto Isn’t in a Massive Housing Bubble Nelson Smith | November 30, 2019  Image source: Getty Images It seems every week for the last decade, somebody has declared Canadian real estate is massively overvalued. Yet, despite this bearish sentiment, the market keeps on marching higher. Sure, there have been certain markets that have struggled. Pretty much every city in Alberta has seen housing prices collapse along with the price of oil.... [read more]

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