Toronto Real Estate Market

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Understanding Greater Toronto Area's Pre-Construction Condo Craze

As an analytical realtor who focuses heavily on market-based statistics, I've started to understand the growing shift towards pre-construction condos. Millennials now pretty much don't have any shot at purchasing a house with the current appreciation in the market, despite the government's efforts to slow things down. Even purchasing condos may be a stretch for some. Getting into pre-construction condos however, is the golden ticket.
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Leave The Emotions At The Door When House Hunting

An article in The Atlantic entitled "The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math" reveals how businesses use fact and psychology to persuade shoppers into making purchases they normally wouldn't make. They're tricks some Canadians face at the mall, the car dealership and even the grocery store. But what about the housing market? Are Canadian house hunters having the wool pulled over their eyes? Whether you're buying, selling or just window shopping, here are three things to consider.
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Condo Madness?!

Today Toronto leads all cities in North America with 132 high-rise buildings currently under construction. If you're like me and own a unit downtown, you can't help but be a little nervous about where all of this is heading.
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Home Prices Drop In July

Average home prices in July were lower than they were in June, but sales numbers and average prices are still up sharply compared to the same month a year ago, new data showed Tuesday. The Canadian Re...