Toronto Condo Sales

How to Sell an Assignment Property

Nathan Dautovich | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Business
Nathan Dautovich

In the years between when the assignment is purchased and when the unit is occupied, there are many reasons why people who bought these assignments may want to sell. Maybe their financial situation has changed, maybe their family status has changed, or maybe they need the money elsewhere.

Selling a Condo in a Slow Market? Try This Tip

Nathan Dautovich | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Business
Nathan Dautovich

Another thing condo owners do to try to differentiate themselves is spend thousands of dollars on upgrades. This is usually a bad investment as only a fraction of that is recouped when the condo sells. Industry data shows that similar sized units sell for similar prices, regardless of any upgrades done.

Ownership Even More Beyond Reach?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Recent changes to mortgage rules in Canada have left some condo buyers unable to afford their purchases, say professionals who are watching some clien...

U.S. Shutdown Good News For Canadian Mortgages - For Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.08.2013 | Canada Business

The U.S. government shutdown has had an interesting side effect for Canada: It has held out the promise of lower mortgage rates, and therefore a stron...

A 10-Year Low...

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sales of new Toronto-area high-rise homes dropped to a 10-year low in August, the Building Industry and Land Development Association said Mo...

An ‘Accident Waiting To Happen'?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.21.2013 | Canada Business

All those construction cranes dotting the Toronto skyline might be evidence of an economy that has a serious problem, writes BMO Capital Markets’ ch...

Down We Go

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Business

Toronto new condo sales took a nose-dive in the first quarter of 2013, according to condominium market research company Urbanation. A total of 2,7...

Toronto Condo Bubble: Not Over Yet

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Business

New condo sales in Toronto fell 47 per cent in the last quarter of 2012, even as the number of units under construction hit an all-time high, accordin...

Daniel Tencer

ANALYSIS: Housing Crash? Don't Blame These Guys

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada Business

This summer, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty took a regulatory hammer to Canada’s housing markets, causing condo sal...

Toronto’s Incredible Disappearing Condo Boom

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada Business

The evidence is building that Toronto’s long-booming condo market is experiencing a sudden and sharp downturn. Market research group Urbanation r...

Condo Sales Plunge Again, But This Time Prices Fall Too

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Business

Condo prices in Toronto have finally stopped climbing. After months of weakness in sales numbers, prices are now coming down in what some observers...

Toronto Home Sales Collapse By 70 Per Cent: Report

Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada Business

House sales in Toronto experienced a 70-per-cent collapse in August, the trade industry group BILD reports. The news comes as debate reaches a feve...

Forget Sliding Sales: Toronto Condo Boom FULL STEAM AHEAD

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The pace of housing starts picked up August, boosted by big multiple-unit projects in Toronto, even as the Canadian real estate market showed...

Flaherty: Falling House Prices 'Desirable'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada Business

The recent softening in some of Canada’s most expensive housing markets is a good thing, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Friday. The weakening...

Buyers Fleeing Toronto's Tiny Condos: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Business

Sales of newly-built condos in Toronto dropped 50 per cent in the second quarter of this year, compared to the same period last year, according to Urb...

Where Experts See Home Prices Headed This Spring

CBC | Posted 05.14.2012 | Canada Business

As mortgage rates plummet to historic lows, some consumers may be wondering what's waiting for them in the usually frantic spring housing...