12/5/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,374 transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in November ... More

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  11/6/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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After a slow summer following the introduction of the province’s Fair Housing Plan, Toronto’s housing market could be balancing out. ... More

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  11/2/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos reported 7,118 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2017. This result represented an ... More

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  10/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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This week’s census data revealed Canadians’ changing living habits – and the trickle-down effect that’s affecting the rental market and its existing stock ... More

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  10/19/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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In its latest Metropolitan Outlook, The Conference Board of Canada noted that Toronto’s housing market will experience further cooling in 2018, after the moderation that ... More

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  10/13/2017 | Posted in Rental Market by Ron Hyde
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Competition in Toronto's condo rental market has become so fierce that bidding wars are on the ... More

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  9/14/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The ratio of Toronto house listings compared with monthly sales has moved back into long-term balance, limiting the potential for significant further price corrections in the ... More

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  7/24/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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GTA home sales are down, but may be more short-term bump than long-term correction. ... More

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  7/14/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Despite a cooling market due to Ontario’s housing plan, Toronto is still expected to close out the year with impressive price gains. ... More

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  7/14/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The GTA real estate market had already begun to cool off before the Bank of Canada raised its benchmark rate Wednesday. ... More

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  7/7/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Ron Hyde
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Toronto’s thriving housing market is offsetting the significantly lower volume of business investment in Ontario this year, according to independent think-tank Fraser ... More

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  6/29/2017 | Posted in Toronto News by Ron Hyde
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Toronto’s Port Lands is to receive $1.185 billion of funding for development of a new downtown neighbourhood. The federal, provincial and municipal governments, ... More

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  6/6/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Sales of existing homes across the Greater Toronto Area dropped a whopping 20.3 per cent in May from a year ago, while the average home price in the region fell about six per cent ... More

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  6/5/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 10,196 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in May 2017 – ... More

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  6/5/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto’s overheated housing market has cooled rapidly since the Ontario government announced a suite of new housing measures in April, with average prices dropping 6 per ... More

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  5/25/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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On April 20th 2017 the Ontario government introduced their Fair Housing Plan which included a 15% tax on homes purchased by foreign (non-resident) buyers. The provincial ... More

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  5/23/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The Toronto area will need up to $150 billion in new home construction in the coming decade and most of that should be rental units, says a report from the Canadian Centre for ... More

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  5/19/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto real estate performance in April -- specifically the uptick in new listings -- is a seasonal blip in the market's radar, according to leading agents. ... More

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  5/2/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Early data suggests homebuyers in Canada’s largest city sat on the sidelines as they awaited new market cooling measures, but jumped backed into the market — albeit at ... More

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  4/12/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Jack Mintz: If Premier Kathleen Wynne wants to score a big win with home-buying voters, why not get rid of the land-transfer tax altogether? ... More

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  4/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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From a personal finance point of view, Toronto real estate makes your head spin. Monthly price increases for resale houses in the city are amazing enough in their own right. ... More

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  4/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Interest rates, lack of supply, speculators and foreign buyers may all be contributing to rapid price growth. ... More

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  4/6/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Ron Hyde
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Royal Bank's CEO said he's "increasingly concerned" about the Toronto and Vancouver housing markets and would welcome government intervention in the ... More

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  4/5/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 12,077 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in March ... More

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  4/4/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Governments may have to impose more measures to cool Toronto’s housing market if prices remain “overheated” after the spring buying season, said Bank of Nova ... More

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  3/31/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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With Toronto housing getting harder and harder to afford, governments are under pressure to “do something” – always a dangerous moment. Several ideas are being ... More

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  3/31/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto Mayor John Tory says he is open to following Vancouver’s lead by imposing a tax on vacant homes to crack down on speculators, as pressure mounts on governments of ... More

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  3/28/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Attention hard-pressed homebuyers: Finance Minister Charles Sousa is promising help in his spring budget to make houses and condos more affordable. ... More

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