Simon Milberry | RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd., Brokerage

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October, 2020 Market Review

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...

Toronto Condos – Q3 Rental Report

Unlike sales, which TRREB reports monthly, condo rentals are only reported by TRREB quarterly. The Q3 report came out recently, and the numbers show that the Toronto condo rental market is definitely feeling the effects of COVID-19. Specifically, units that would have in the past...

September, 2020 Market Review

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...

New listing – 37 Daleside Cres **SOLD!!**

This gorgeous Victoria Village semi, originally built in 1960, was fully renovated 5 years ago by one of Toronto's finest home renovators. The main floor was opened up to allow for a fabulous kitchen with a large peninsula (making it open to the dining room),...

153-10 Merchant Lane, west-end townhome – **SOLD!!**

The Toronto real estate market has really bounced back. Another fine example is my gorgeous new townhouse listing at Bloor and Lansdowne! Built in the early 2000s, the Merchant Lane development is tucked away just south of Bloor St W. This unit features an open concept...

New listing: 49 Scadding Ave in Whitby – ** SOLD!!

Gorgeous Four Bedroom Home in Port Whitby This beautiful home is on the market for the first time. Built in 2003 and first occupied in 2004, it has been in the same family ever since! It features a welcoming porch, a large, open-concept main floor with...

March 2020 Market Review

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...

Real Estate During COVID-19: Update #2

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...

Real Estate During COVID-19

Interesting times, eh? Many businesses have been shut down in the last week or so, but many are still up and running - including real estate...

January-February 2020 Market Review

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...