Real Estate Toronto

What A Toronto Housing Bust Might Look Like..

Toronto Star | Posted 02.19.2015 | Canada Business

If Toronto’s housing market did unravel, how far might prices fall? How long would the pain last and what would a recovery look like? Tough quest...

And The Cheapest Day Of The Year To Buy A House Is..

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Business

The old and familiar rule of real estate is that it’s all about location, location, location. But getting a good deal on a new house — or selling ...

Look How Much House Prices Are Soaring In Toronto

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.04.2014 | Canada Business

The experts keep saying a real estate juggernaut like Toronto’s can’t go on forever, but if numbers from Toronto’s real estate board are to be b...

LOOK: Outrageous Toronto House On Sale For $25 Million

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada Business

Twenty-five million dollars for a house sounds like a Vancouver sort of asking price, but with Toronto’s luxury market booming over the past year, m...

This ‘$100-Million' House In Toronto Is A Total Fail

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada Business

No, Toronto hasn’t seen its first $100-million home listed on the market. But anyone checking the listings for the Toronto suburb of Richmond Hil...

LOOK: Life Inside A Toronto Micro-Condo

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Business

The age of micro-condos is dawning on Toronto, and the city’s developer community likes what it sees. Smart House Toronto, the city’s first dev...

This Majestic Mansion Just Can't Sell

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Business

A Mississauga mansion that's fit for the one per cent can't seem to find its way off the market. The majestic home located at 2290 Saxony Ct. is go...

Toronto's Housing Market Passes An Insane Milestone

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada Business

Economists are coming out with warnings that Canada’s real estate juggernaut is about to come to an end (Scotiabank’s Adrienne Warren is just the ...

Best Real Estate Markets In The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian cities top the world for the real estate markets that make the best bet for long-term investment, according to a study from U.K. property dev...

Look Where House Prices Have Doubled In 2 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Business

Less than two years after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty implemented yet another round of mortgage rule tightening to cool off an overheating housing m...

LOOK: Toronto-Area 'Palace' Sells For Nearly Half Price

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Business

A Toronto-area mansion that was once listed on sale for $11 million sold at auction for $6.2 million this past weekend — but not before some of the ...

This 1 Stat Shows Enormity Of Toronto's Condo Craze

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Toronto has nearly 50 per cent more high-rises under construction than New York City, according to a new analysis from construction data firm Emporis....

Must-Knows About Buying Real Estate Now

Win Wachsmann | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Win Wachsmann

Is now a good time to buy real estate amid glowing reports of low mortgage rates and high demand Professional pictures of stunning homes and condos with granite, marble and nine-foot ceilings all serve as eye candy, tempting gullible and may dupe home buyers to drop down payments on not-so-smart real estate buys.

'Downside Risk'

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada Business

Canadian housing prices are at risk of falling over the next few years, driven by global economic weakness and softness in key condo markets, a Scotia...

Toronto's WTF Housing Market

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Home sales dipped two per cent in the Greater Toronto Area in April, but selling prices were also up, according to the latest report from th...

House Price Declines Go Nationwide

The Huffington Post Canada | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Business

The total number of Toronto home sales dropped some 55 per cent in November from a year earlier, according to real estate research firm BILD. Thoug...

Ask A Realtor: Making an Offer on a "Hot" Property

Susanne Hudson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada
Susanne Hudson

In a seller's market, many "hot" properties come on the market and often with holdback offers. These homes are usually newly renovated, nicely decorated and have many features that buyers want. How can you get this house?

Ask a Realtor: Don't Hold Back on Holdback Offers

Susanne Hudson | Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada
Susanne Hudson

Holdback offers are a marketing sales strategy whereby the property is listed for perhaps 5 per cent under market value and offers are held back for a week. Benefits of holdback offers to the seller: not just an increase in price but also an efficiency of time. Less time on the market if it works and less stress for the seller!

Up And Up: Home Prices Continue Rise

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - The Canadian Real Estate Association says Canada's home prices continued to rise last month and a majority of the count...