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TREB reported 7,792 sales last month, a drop in volume of 32.1% from April 2017. The average sale price was down 12.4%, but keep in mind that at this time last year the market was still showing the effects of that massive price spike. April 2017...

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Well, the TREB stats are out for March, and so are the breathless headlines! I was going to comment on a few of them, but the thought gave me a headache. ;) While sales volume fell significantly year-over-year (down about 40%), one has to remember that...

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Once again, there's a lot of noise and nonsense about the Toronto real estate market. Headlines with words like "plummet" and "slump" make it seem as though the market is in bad shape. It's not. Firstly, we typically compare a month (e.g. February) to the same...

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You may have heard that 'sales were down' in January, with the implication that that's a bad thing. As anyone actively involved in the Toronto real estate market knows, the market is not 'down' at all. In fact, it's crazy busy out there. The first thing...

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Update: We had over 130 showings booked for this great starter condo, and generated 11 offers! The property sold 'firm' on offer night. The condo market is hot! *** The amount of development around Fort York in recent years has been amazing. Not only have loads of...

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The most obvious aspect of the September market was the drop in sales volume. Transactions were down 35.1%, from 9,830 last year to just 6,379 this year. At the same time, the number of active listings surged from 11,255 to 19,021, an increase of 69%. This is, broadly...

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