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Big bank forecasts Toronto's future

6/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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One of Canada’s largest banks reacts positively to Toronto’s cooling market.

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Is Toronto's housing market decline for real?

6/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Why sales and prices seem likely to continue to fall for at least the next two or three months.

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TREB May numbers show a soft month for Toronto real estate market

6/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Home sales dropped in May 2017 compared to last year, but experts say the trend is likely temporary.

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Toronto could become a "buyer's market" in coming months: RBC

6/7/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Is that for real? Toronto may soon become a buyer's market, according to RBC.

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Toronto's housing market feels chill from provincial measures

6/5/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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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 ...

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Obsession with home ownership driving Toronto affordability crisis, report finds

5/23/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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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 ...

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Toronto Luxury Sales Up Almost 75% In April

5/22/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto’s wealthiest families are showing confidence in the real estate market. Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) stats show that luxury sales are booming. While sales are ...

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Agents sound off on the country's hottest market

5/19/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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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.

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Commercial rents in Toronto could soar as much as 50% in the next three years as market tightens

5/18/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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A new report suggests commercial tenants in Toronto will be facing massive rent increases over the next three years, amid rising property values.

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GTA condo sales break record

5/4/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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All industry eyes are keenly fixed on the Toronto real estate market following last month’s reveal of Ontario’s new housing plan; and while it’ll still take a ...

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Toronto real estate sales climbed in past week, but overall cooling could be coming

5/2/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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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 ...

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Foreign Buyers or Domestic Greed? Over 121,000 Toronto Homeowners Own Multiple Homes In The City

4/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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New data from the Ministry of Finance shows that Toronto real estate has a bigger problem than foreign buyers, speculators from Toronto. 

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More People Are Buying Toronto Real Estate That Shouldn't, And Half Are At Risk of Defaulting

4/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto real estate buyers scrambling to get in the market are increasingly taking out high-ratio mortgages, with far too little income.

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No measures that could boost demand for housing in Toronto: Morneau

4/19/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Three levels of government facing a red-hot housing market in the Greater Toronto Area agreed Tuesday not to introduce any measures that would further boost demand and drive ...

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Overheated Price Appreciation in Greater Toronto Area Reaches New Heights in the First Quarter of 2017

4/18/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Apprehension grows over the region's steep price gains, causing many to search for property in regions beyond the GTA.

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BoC's Poloz issues warning about speculation in Toronto housing market

4/14/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz has issued a warning about “unsustainable” speculation in the Toronto region’s housing market but says an interest-rate ...

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Cool Toronto's market by cutting tax - not raising it

4/12/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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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?

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Six stunning numbers about Toronto real estate and your personal finances

4/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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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 ...

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Experts weigh in on hot Toronto house prices

4/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Interest rates, lack of supply, speculators and foreign buyers may all be contributing to rapid price growth.

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