Market Update for Feb. 21

Market Update for Feb. 21

The government is at it again. On Tuesday they said they would make it easier for some people to get into the housing market by tweaking the mortgage stress test, making it slightly lower for insured loans. The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions...

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Wanted! Week of Jan 31

Wanted! Week of Jan 31

The desperately low inventory of properties for sale is responsible for the intense competition going on. Buyers fear that prices will escalate even more if they wait. Example 1: A property in Brampton gets an astounding 77 bidders for a rundown detached house and...

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Market Update for Jan 24

Market Update for Jan 24

Is it safe to say that the Toronto real estate market is moving into uncharted waters these days? The go-to response to the steady increase in prices has been the lack of listings, high demand, and low borrowing costs. Are we seeing a flashback to early 2017? What has...

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Market Update for Jan 10th

Market Update for Jan 10th

Happy New Year! A new year and new decade begins. Let’s sum up the real estate market for 2019. • GTA realtors reported 87,825 sales through TREB’s MLS system — up 12.6% compared to 78,015 for 2018 - the decade low. • New listings entered into the MLS system (153,000)...

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