Toronto Housing Market

Toronto's Reached A Fever Pitch

CBC | Posted 06.21.2014 | Canada Business

Toronto's real estate bidding wars are reaching a fever pitch.  Some of Canada's largest banks are offering low mortgage lending rates, ...

What Housing Bubble?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Conference Board isn't buying the notion that Canada's housing market will suddenly crumble, saying the most likely outlook is for a mode...

Buy This Condo, Get a New Car! (and Other Crazy Incentives)

Jenna Em | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada Business
Jenna Em

It's not a new concept for builders to offer incentives in the form of upgrades to potential buyers. However, I've been astounded by other incentives that have recently popped up in the Toronto real estate market. For example, Kylemore Communities has been offering $35,000 towards any new BMW, with a purchase of one of their specific condo developments.

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...

Bidding Wars and Real Estate Rage in Toronto

Jenna Em | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

Whether you're in Ontario or in a different province, you've likely heard about Toronto and GTA housing prices. Last night was the first time we placed an offer in over two years -- and was the first time ever we participated in a home bidding war!

Toronto Home Sales Implode

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The number of homes sold last month in the Toronto area was down about 15 per cent from the same time last year.The Greater Toronto Area Rea...

Toronto Housing Bounces Back! (Well, Maybe)

CP | Posted 01.16.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Toronto-area real estate agents have had a stronger start to the new year than last January but activity was slower than in the first half...

Toronto Housing Market Takes The Plunge

CP | Posted 12.05.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The Toronto Real Estate Board says November home sales fell 16 per cent compared with a year ago, however selling prices edged higher. ...

Housing Bubble: What $1 Million Will Buy You Across Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Business

It’s no surprise that there are huge disparities between Canadian regions when it comes to anything having to do with economics, but the scale of th...

As Housing Bubble Turns To Bust, Prepare For Unemployment Spike

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada Business

A slowdown is coming to Canada’s construction industry, thanks to the cooling housing market, says a new report from the Conference Board of Canada,...

Catastrophe Or Boom Times? Depends On Whom You Ask

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Business

Whether Canada’s real estate market is among the strongest and most resilient in the world, or whether it is on the precipice of a major correction,...

Why Some Cities Cost More to Live In (Ahem, Vancouver)

Mitch Parker | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Parker

When we see real estate prices in the news, we often get a lumped valuation of a specific city or country as a whole. The reality is that no matter how the market is performing, there will always be neighbourhoods that are increasing and ones that are in decline. Why is that? Here are few factors that can affect local real estate prices in any city.

Toronto Home Sales See Double-Digit Drop

CP | Hugh McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Home sales in two of Canada's hottest housing markets, Toronto and Vancouver, are showing signs of a cooling trend in what could be the begi...

Vancouver Falls; Could Toronto's Bubble Be Next?

CBC | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Business

Prices continue to rise in Canada's two largest real estate markets, but a closer look at the numbers shows two housing markets headed in...

Caution In The Condo Market

CBC | Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Business

Canada's top banker suggests the housing market could be headed for trouble in parts of the country where home prices are high. ...

Toronto's Housing Boom Not Done By A Longshot: Credit Union

CP | Posted 04.20.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- A new report says home prices in Ontario will continue to rise through 2014 thanks to steady economic growth and low interest rates. Cre...

Toronto Leads Jump In Home Prices

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada Business

Canada's housing market continued its red-hot streak in June, with new home prices rising 0.3 per cent over the previous month, Statistics Canada repo...

Toronto Home Sales In Double-Digit Drop

The Globe and Mail | Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Business

Resale house prices fell in Toronto in July as the number of sales dropped, but the city remains on track to have its second busiest sales year in its...