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Toronto real estate news. Market updates, MLS statistics, financial indicators and economic predictions by Jamie Sarner and his team

Top 15 Canadian Real Estate Blogs in 2017

Top 15 Canadian Real Estate Blogs in 2017

2017 was a tough year for everybody trying to navigate the Canadian market. With many changes, downfalls and climbs, even many new realtors struggled and searched for good advice on the internet. That's where Canadian Real Estate Blogs played a big role in reporting the changes on the market, explaining in great detail many topics …

Toronto December 2017 Market Report: What Will New Policies Bring in 2018

Toronto December 2017 Market Report: What Will New Policies Bring in 2018

Upon entering 2017, we had no idea about the roller coaster market we were about to experience over the course of one year. The record sales that were prominent at the beginning of the year were swiftly stopped by Ontario Fair Housing Plan coming into effect back in April. At the end of the year, …

The Impact of New Mortgage Rules on Toronto’s Condo Market

The Impact of New Mortgage Rules on Toronto’s Condo Market

The new mortgage rules coming to Canada January 1st are expected to shake up the housing market, and that effect will likely have a big impact on Toronto’s condominium market as well.

Photo by Jason Paris The stress test and what's it all about

The minimum down payment in Canada is 5 percent, while down …

Toronto November 2017 Market Report: Average Price Finally Dropping

Toronto November 2017 Market Report: Average Price Finally Dropping

November was a turbulent month for Toronto's real estate market. As Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced, Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,374 transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in November 2017, which is a 13.3 per cent less than this time last year.

Toronto Sunset by Vivian Lynch

The biggest decrease was noted in …

Everything You Need to Know About Condo Investments: Buying New vs. Re-Sale

Everything You Need to Know About Condo Investments: Buying New vs. Re-Sale

Owning a condominium in Toronto is the dream of many young professionals and investors alike. While many Torontonians continue to struggle to pay rent in a city with an increasingly high cost of living, condo owners are able to rest easily knowing they have an important asset they can turn for profit when the time …

Mortgages for Condos: What You Need to Know Before you Get Pre-approved

Mortgages for Condos: What You Need to Know Before you Get Pre-approved

Presently the largest demographic buying condos in Toronto are young, urban, single professionals. The vast majority of these are purchasing in prime downtown locations with easy access to public transit and the cultural commodities that make Toronto such an appealing city to live in.

Compared to previous generations, who were more inclined to marry young …

Toronto Condo Developments To Look Forward To In 2018

Toronto Condo Developments To Look Forward To In 2018

Condo living in Toronto offers a range of lifestyle options for those who enjoy all that the city has to offer. Whether you are looking for a home close to all of the restaurants you love, or one that is architecturally eye-catching, you will no doubt find what you are looking for in today’s diverse …