Spring and summer will be a good time to list your home! Image

Spring and summer will be a good time to list your home!

Resale prices were down in February, according to the latest from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). Although the GTA prices fell 12.4% in February year-over-year, average prices were still above 2016’s prices and higher than in January.

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New mandatory standard lease protects residential tenants and landlords

The government of Ontario just announced a new mandatory, easy-to-understand standard lease for private residential leases in an effort to improve tenant protection. The standard lease applies to single and semi-detached homes,

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Condo demand showing no signs of slowing down

The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released its condo and rental market report for the fourth quarter of 2017 (Q4-2017) announcing steady demand for condo living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). GTA realtors reported 5,773

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Rental demand outweighing supply in the GTA

Urbanation, the Greater Toronto Area’s (GTA) leading source for condo market intelligence, recently released its 2017 fourth quarter rental market report, announcing that supply is not meeting the strong demand. There were 27,219 condo

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2017: The year of the condo

We think it’s pretty safe to declare 2017 the year of the condo, in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) at least. We saw record high prices, sales, and construction this year, and it’s been a wild ride. But can it last? There are no signs

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Thinking of putting your secondary suite on Airbnb? Think again!

Toronto city council voted last week to regulate short-term rentals in the city, making it harder for Airbnb listers to make a few bucks on vacation rentals. The new regulations will let homeowners rent only their principal residence; rentals of entire

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New short-term rental regulations coming in 2018

The City of Toronto just announced a new bylaw to regulate short-term rentals. The new bylaw was mostly brought on by the growth of Airbnb in Toronto. The bylaw allows homeowners and tenants to operate short-term rentals in their principal

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Rental construction needs to double to satisfy demand

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) recently released the results of its Rental Market Survey, and Urbanation, the Greater Toronto Area’s (GTA) source for condo market intelligence, quickly published a

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How can Ontario sustain a healthy rental vacancy rate?

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released the results of its Rental Market Survey, announcing a decline in the national average vacancy rate, offsetting two years of increases. The average vacancy rate of purpose-built (primary)

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