RealEstateSimon Tag

April was another busy month in the Toronto real estate market. New listings finally started to appear (21,630 new listings for the month, up 33.6% over April 2016) giving buyers more choice. Coupled with 11,630 sales for the month (down 3.3% from the 12,016 recorded in April...

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The Toronto real estate market blasted through March, 2017. We saw a decent increase in new listings (17,051, up 15.2%), which we expect this time of year, but sales once again gobbled 'em up. There were 12,077 transactions, an increase of 17.7% over March 2016. By...

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I've been a full-time, professional Realtor for almost 15 years, and I have seen lots of interesting influences and changes to the Toronto real estate market. Over almost that entire time, the market has been strong. As far back as 2002 there were people (buyers, the media,...

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January marked a tremendous start to the 2017 Toronto real estate market. Sales volume was up 11.8% over January 2016 - which had been up 8.2% over 2015. New listings last month were down 17.6%, to 7,338, while the total number of available listings dropped 49.5%,...

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It's funny how as the year 'winds down', the season winds up at the same time, eh? December is ridiculously busy - especially in my house, where we have two birthdays to squeeze in amongst all the other action. At work, it's staff parties; at...

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I'll admit it: sometimes, I get tired of repeating myself! The Toronto real estate market has risen so consistently - relentlessly, even - over the past few years that these monthly reports are not nearly as exciting to write as they once were. Like last year, I'm...

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June was a typically busy month in the Toronto real estate market. TREB's Market Watch reported 12,794 sales for the month, up 7.5% from the 11,905 sales reported last June. I could copy and paste this from my last couple of market reviews: once again, new listings were...

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