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Supply not the main factor in Toronto's housing woes: Commentary

8/15/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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While various quarters have cited supply scarcity as a central driver in Toronto’s long-running housing affordability issues, latest census data actually belies that ...

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Toronto home buyers and sellers play the waiting game

8/11/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto in mid-August feels like a city waiting with bated breath. The real estate market is drowsy and buyers and sellers are anxious to ...

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Toronto real estate market picks up after lull

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

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Home buyers in Toronto and some of the surrounding areas appear to be testing their mettle again after spending a few weeks on the sidelines. It’s too soon to tell ...

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GTA REALTORS® Release July Resale Housing Market Figures

8/3/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Home sales in the Greater Toronto Area tanked last month and prices continued to recede, the city's real estate board said Thursday, further evidence that provincial ...

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Toronto housing market downturn to be short-lived, federal housing agency says

7/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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The recent downturn in Toronto's real estate market is expected to be brief, the federal housing agency said Wednesday.

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Toronto home-price downturn? Not in these neighbourhoods

7/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto’s housing downturn is not being felt equally across the region, with many neighbourhoods still seeing the prices of detached houses climb even while the average ...

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Toronto condo prices soar 28%

7/25/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto’s home sales may have seen a big slump in June but the condo market has shown relative resilience in the second quarter of 2017.

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Toronto housing market's downturn may have an upside

7/24/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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GTA home sales are down, but may be more short-term bump than long-term correction.

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Finding the positive in spite of growing negative coverage

7/14/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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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.

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Interest rate hike could prolong Toronto real estate market slowdown

7/14/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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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.

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The Facts Behind Toronto's Most Recent Real-Estate Frenzy

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

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New statistics released by the Toronto Real Estate Board once again confirm everyone didn't just wake up to a shortage of land overnight.

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Vacant homes tax in Toronto

6/22/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Officials in Toronto say that enforcing a tax on vacant homes may be difficult and another solution may be better.

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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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