Author:simonmilberry

The Toronto real estate market continued to show signs of releasing some pent up activity in October. Year-over-year sales increased by 25%, from 8,445 sales in October 2019 to 10,563 last month. That's a pretty big jump, and it's probably a reflection of the need...

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September was a busy month in the Toronto real estate market. What stood out the most was the number of sales - 11,083, up 42.3% over the 7,791 sales reported in September, 2019. To give some perspective, here's what we saw in the last few Septembers: 2018 - 6,455 sales; 2017...

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The whole COVID-19 thing really hit the fan in about mid-March. It's pretty amazing how clearly that shows up in the March sales stats put out by TRREB. In fact, the official report (the source of the data I reference in these reviews) makes the...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has many folks on edge and worried about the economy - and the real estate market, in particular. Here are a few things to consider: We expect the economy to bounce back If we can believe what they are saying, China is already starting to recover as...

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To start the year, I'm combining January and February into one review. ;) Plus, I'll make some comments about interest rates near the end. January 2020 basically picked up where 2019 left off - busy! The pace of sales increased 15.4% (4,581 this January over 3,968...

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