New single-family home sales bouncing back in the Greater Toronto Area Image

New single-family home sales bouncing back in the Greater Toronto Area

The Building Industry and Land Development Association released its new home sales figures for March 2019, reporting that new single-family home sales in the Greater Toronto Area increased once again. 

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Average price of a resale condo unit in Toronto surpasses $600,000 Image

Average price of a resale condo unit in Toronto surpasses $600,000

The Toronto Real Estate Board released its resale condo market statistics for the first quarter of 2019, reporting a slight drop in sales and a little jump in average price. 

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The difficulty in building more affordable housing

A recent Real Estate New EXchange article caught my eye and reminded me of the Inclusionary Zoning regulation that will soon be discussed at Toronto City Council.

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Toronto is the 12th least affordable housing market in the world Image

Toronto is the 12th least affordable housing market in the world

Earlier this year, Toronto was listed as one of the top 10 least affordable housing markets in the world. A new report suggests that Toronto is becoming a slightly more affordable place to buy a home. 

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Toronto real estate is about more than supply and demand

The provincial Budget was tabled last week. I was hoping for more details on the Housing Supply Action Plan, but we were simply reminded again that the Plan is in the works and will somehow increase housing supply in Ontario.  

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National home sales activity hits weakest monthly level since 2013 Image

National home sales activity hits weakest monthly level since 2013

The Canadian Real Estate Association released its national home sales figures for March 2019, reporting a slight increase in activity. 

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This is the most active area for condo rentals in Toronto Image

This is the most active area for condo rentals in Toronto

Are you considering renting for longer because of the high condo prices in the Greater Toronto Area? Well, it looks like condo rental rates in the GTA didn’t get much more affordable compared to the end of 2018. 

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Ontario Budget vague on Housing Supply Action Plan details

At the end of last week, Doug Ford’s government tabled its first Budget. We listened in via livestream and flipped through the Budget online, but we couldn’t find much regarding the Housing Supply Action Plan or housing affordability in Ontario.

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Find out why Toronto needs non-resident buyers Image

Find out why Toronto needs non-resident buyers

To get a better grasp on the housing market, we reached out to some industry professionals to get their opinions on a few hot topics. Our first Q&A was with Ben Myers, President of Bullpen Research & Consulting Inc.

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Greater Toronto Area rental supply on the rise, but it’s still not enough Image

Greater Toronto Area rental supply on the rise, but it’s still not enough

The Toronto Real Estate Board released its rental market figures for the first quarter of 2019, reporting an increase in both listings and leases of condo apartments in the Greater Toronto Area. 

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