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

Real Estate Blog

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...

December 2019 Market Review

The Toronto real estate market had a decent December to close out 2019. There were 4,399 sales, up 17.4% over December 2018. It's worth noting, though, that 2018 was a very slow year and December of that year saw only 3,781 sales. For reference, December...

November 2019 Market Review

The Toronto real estate market had a pretty hot November. Sales volume was up 14.2% over November 2018, at 7,090 units, over 6,206 last November. A fairly sharp decline in both new listings (8,650, down 17.9%) and total active listings (11,958, down 27.2%) put pressure...

29 Unity Rd – fully renovated 3 bed, 3 bath semi – **SOLD!!**

Unity Rd is in a small development off Greenwood Ave, just a few blocks south of Danforth. Built in 1981, number 29 Unity Rd has been extensively renovated by the current owners since they bought it about 7 years ago. Improvements include new hardwood floors,...

43 Gainsborough Rd – beautiful 3 bed, 2 bath semi **SOLD!!**

Located near Gerrard and Coxwell’s Little India (AKA India Bazaar AKA Ashdale Village), Gainsborough Rd is a pleasant, tree-lined street of mostly semi-detached homes. Number 43 is a fantastic home set near the bottom of the street, just south of Eastwood Ave and just...