Toronto Real Estate

What's Really To Blame For High House Prices In Canada?

Ben Myers | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Business
Ben Myers

"Progress" has been replaced by "housing crisis." Many neighbourhoods, municipalities and even metro areas have experienced annual double-digit house price inflation over the past decade, forcing many middle-income individuals and households to make tough choices about where they want to live.

4 Factors That Will Determine Canada's Real Estate Market In 2016

The RentSeeker.ca Team | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Business
The RentSeeker.ca Team

The Loonie is the lowest it has been in 15 years, a barrel of gas is trading for less than $30 -- compare these factors against the rising U.S. greenback and you get one gloomy economic forecast. However, there is one section of our economy that seems to be unaffected, as real estate is showing little signs of slowing down.

2015 Was Crazy For Toronto Real Estate. 2016 May Be Crazier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Business

Average selling price for all properties headed for $665,000.

Toronto Housing Market Blows Away Records

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Business

"Demand for ownership housing is expected to remain very strong in 2016."

Liberals Must Fulfill Promise To Curb Escalating Home Prices

Dan S. Barnabic | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Business
Dan S. Barnabic

The Liberal Party promised to "undertake a review of escalating home prices in high-priced markets -- like Vancouver and Toronto -- to determine whether speculation is driving up the cost of housing, and survey the policy tools that could keep home ownership within reach for more Canadians." But this may be one of the first promises to fall by the wayside.

Toronto And Vancouver Real Estate Is Undervalued - Globally Speaking

Ben Myers | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Business
Ben Myers

High price-to-rent and price-to-income ratios don't signal overvaluation, an overabundance of property speculation, or impending doom. Perhaps they actually signal the ascension of Toronto and Vancouver into the highest of global ranks.

Five Things To Know About Canada's New Mortgage Rules

CP | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Business

People in Vancouver, Toronto could feel the brunt of the new rules

If Scarface Had A Condo, It Might Look Like This Place Near T.O.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.27.2015 | Canada Business

Say hello to my little place!

LOOK: Tragically Hip Rocker Gord Downie Sells Toronto House

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.07.2015 | Canada Business

Ever wonder how Canadian rock stars live? Well here’s a rare chance to find out. It turns out Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie doesn’t live ...

Housing Bubble Fears Are Causing A Rental Housing Boom

Ben Myers | Posted 11.06.2015 | Canada Business
Ben Myers

Warnings of a housing correction are not new, but the frequency has increased. A couple of southwestern Ontario markets (most notably Toronto) and the Vancouver metro area are pricing out first-time buyers. In other major centres across Canada, the flatness or slowing of house price appreciation has dissuaded potential buyers from jumping in.

GTA New Home Sales Plummet As Supply Runs Dry, Prices Stagnate

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.25.2015 | Canada Business

New condo prices haven’t grown in a year Low-rise home prices turned downward in August Lack of supply the main factor, BILD says Sal...

Only 'Medium' Chance Of A Toronto, Vancouver Housing Bust: TD Bank

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Business

Don't panic!

Crooked House In Toronto Listed for Almost $700,000

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 07.20.2015 | Canada Business

The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house tilts off to one side.

Short-Sighted Politicians Are Fuelling Canada's Housing Crisis

Dan S. Barnabic | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada Business
Dan S. Barnabic

Global migration trends are changing demographics on a large scale, so if we do not employ the right political safeguards right now, many middle-class Canadians may find themselves unable to equally co-exist with wealthy newcomers.

Toronto Midtowners Fear 'Density Creep.' Internet Mocks Them For It.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Business

This is how some Toronto homeowners respond to the onset of density.

A Flood Of New Condos Threatens Ontario's Housing Market: Fitch

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Business

Brace yourselves.

Calgary Home Sales Plummet, Vancouver Market Soars

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Business

"The supply of homes for sale today in the region is not meeting the demand we're seeing from home buyers."

Toronto Named Hottest Luxury Real Estate Market

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - High-end homes are being snapped up increasingly fast in Toronto, named the world's hottest luxury real estate market in a new report that l...

Are Condos on the Way to Becoming Glorified Apartments?

Dan S. Barnabic | Posted 05.01.2015 | Canada Business
Dan S. Barnabic

Renters are far more likely to break condo rules regarding noise and upkeep of the common amenities, resulting in the degradation of the complex. A complex that is heavily rented out becomes stigmatized as apartment building, unappealing to potential buyers.

Versailles-Inspired Toronto Mansion Fails To Sell At Auction

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Business

But the home remains unfinished.

Influential Toronto Couple's Home Is Sure To Inspire

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada Living

Swiss chandeliers sparkle in the dining room while stunning sculptures stand tall in the main hall. It's old world meets new for this delightful Toron...

Toronto's Condo-House Price Gap Now A Yawning Chasm

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Business

This is what the price gap between new homes and condos looks like in Toronto right now. That's right: it's a big, yawning chasm, not unlike th...

This Versailles-Inspired Mansion Is Going On The Block Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Business

From the outside, it looks like a bit like Versailles. Inside, it's a bit of a fixer-upper.

Toronto, Alberta Housing Markets Couldn't Be More Different Right Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada Business

Oil prices may be wreaking havoc on real estate in Alberta's two biggest cities, but Toronto's market is still humming. January sales figures relea...

LOOK: These Are Toronto's Cheapest Single-Family Homes

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Business

After years of (mostly) blistering growth, Toronto's condo market is headed for a moderate slowdown this year, research firm Urbanation predicted this...