APRIL’S RECORD-BREAKING REBOUND: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


06 May | Buying

Home sales in the GTA have set a new record for April and amounted to more than quadruple that from April 2020. Last April, we experienced the first full month in our city of the COVID-19 pandemic, while challenging the regular seasonal trend, April 2021 sales actually declined compared to the sales we saw last […]

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ONE YEAR SINCE THE INITIAL IMPACT OF COVID-19 IN OUR CITY: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


07 Apr | Buying

As we reflect back on March 2021, we recognize that we’ve now witnessed record-breaking home sales consistently for the first 3 months of 2021 in the GTA. The driving forces of these staggering numbers are Buyers taking advantage of the favourable borrowing costs and continued improvement in many sectors of the economy. There were 15,652 […]

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A FANTASTIC FEBRUARY: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


03 Mar | Buying

We witnessed another record-breaking month this February as Buyers remained confident in their employment situations and took advantage of ultra-low borrowing costs. As competition between multiple buyers for reduced inventory continued so did the annual price growth! There were 10,970 sales reported through TRREB’s MLS System in February 2021 which resulted in a 52.5 per […]

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A STRONG START TO 2021: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


10 Feb | Buying

We began 2021 in another provincial lockdown – with a stay at home order in place to try and curb the spread of COVID-19. Regardless of the lockdown in place, January 2021 home sales still managed to rise more than 50 per cent to 6,928 compared to the sales we saw in January of 2020. […]

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LOVE IS NOT ON LOCKDOWN: GREAT WAYS TO CELEBRATE VALENTINES DAY DURING A PANDEMIC IN TORONTO


09 Feb | Lifestyle

After being on another month-long lockdown in our city in order to help curb the spread of COVID-19, we are all beginning to feel a bit (or a lot) of fatigue during these challenging times. Though we might be on lockdown, love doesn’t have to be! That’s why we’ve curated a list of some great […]

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WHAT DOES ONTARIO’S STATE OF EMERGENCY MEAN FOR TORONTO REAL ESTATE?


18 Jan | Buying

Effective as of January 14, 2021, at 12:01 am for at least 28 days, the government has issued and implemented a second province-wide state of emergency. Accompanied with the new restrictions, a stay-at-home order has been put in place, requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes such as going to the […]

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A LOOK BACK AT HOW 2020 MADE HISTORY: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


06 Jan | Buying

Aside from an unprecedented year as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, including necessary public health constraints and ambiguity surrounding Toronto’s economy, 2020 proved to be the third-best result on record for the GTA recording over 95,000 home sales. The average selling price reached a new all-time-high of almost $930,000. The year 2020 led the […]

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WOOD HEAT SAFETY TIPS FOR YOUR HOME


18 Dec | Homeownership

The holidays are right around the corner, the cold season is among us, and many homeowners (and cottagers) look forward to cozying up in front of the fireplace this time of year! However, it is important to make sure your fireplace is safe and ready to use before you take advantage of memories made and […]

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DOUBLING DOWN IN NOVEMBER: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?


03 Dec | Buying

The record remains unbroken as the pace of home sales in the fall persists at a strong rate. 8,766 sales were reported in November by GTA Realtors through TRREB’s MLS system. The strength of year-over-year growth was predominantly apparent within the single-family home types within the GTA. Home Buyers continued to reap the benefits of […]

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WHY YOU SHOULD OVERLOOK COSMETIC ISSUES WHEN HOUSE HUNTING


16 Oct | Buying

When you go looking at houses, you may see some with features that immediately turn you off. In many cases, though, it’s a good idea to overlook those flaws. You may be able to buy a house in good condition at an affordable price and make some minor, inexpensive repairs.   Paint Potential buyers are […]

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