Simon Milberry Tag

May was another busy month in the Toronto real estate market. Sales volume was up 6.3% to 11,706 transactions (over 11,013 in May, 2014). At the same time, new listings slipped by 0.8%, and total active listings shrank by 10.1% to 18,585, down from 20,679 last...

Read More

Over the years, I have met some really great mortgage professionals. The best of them know their business inside out, and see their job as really helping home buyers/owners - not just to get a mortgage, but to manage that mortgage intelligently, and pay it off as...

Read More

The Toronto Real Estate Board has reported 11,303 sales for April, 2015 - the most ever for the month of April. It's an increase of 17% over the 9,660 sales in April 2014. The number of new listings increased by only 5%. The fast pace...

Read More

As usual, real estate is much in the news these days. With the oil market correction, the media (and a few others) jumped all over the idea that the real estate market would - obviously! - experience a crash of some sort. The only question...

Read More

Hillcrest Village in North York was developed through the 1960s. The western part includes a beautiful development of mostly bungalows and backsplits built on 50x120 lots, which are now spotted with mature trees ranging from pines to cedars to maples. Winding roads, crescents and cul-de-sacs make for a...

Read More

The Toronto real estate market had a great month in February. In the face of a decline in new listings (-2.8%) and active listings (-8.7%) compared to 2014, the number of sales surged 11.3%, to 6,338. Naturally, that created competitive situations for buyers. It's that...

Read More

Despite yet another growing wave of media fear-mongering about the Toronto real estate market, January was yet another strong month both for volume and prices. The number of sales was up 6.1% over January 2014, to 4,355 transactions; that strong activity helped drive the average sale price...

Read More

These days, a post-secondary education of some kind is as important as ever, but also more expensive than ever. That’s why, back in 2007, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty established a post-secondary education scholarship fund for our clients' children (and our Administrative Staff). It has been a tremendous success. Since it started,...

Read More