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Low interest rates not motivation enough to list home for most Canadians: Poll

4/22/2021 | Posted in Home Sellers by Jessi Sandhu

business-data-reporting-274.jpg - Real Estate News Home prices in many Canadian markets have climbed to records during the pandemic, but it seems the majority of homeowners are planning to stay the course, and haven’t yet ... More


2021 will remain a seller's market: experts

1/13/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

couple-outside-sold-home-268.jpg - Real Estate News Plus, seven trends that could impact the real estate market ... More


A disturbing trend: Buyers fail to deliver deposit cheques

10/3/2020 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

house-keys--home-sold-122.jpg - Real Estate News There is an alarming trend that is quite rampant in the Toronto area, and it’s causing havoc on real estate transactions. Perhaps other cities in Canada are experiencing the ... More


Toronto home sales up 18.9% in May from last year: TREB

6/7/2019 | Posted in GTA News by Jessi Sandhu

couple-outside-sold-home-268.jpg - Real Estate News Market beginning to favour sellers, number of listings is lagging - TREB says there were 9,989 sales in May, up 18.9 per cent from the 15-year low in May 2018, while listings ... More


These renovations will boost appraisal values the most

4/30/2019 | Posted in Home Sellers by Jessi Sandhu

home-maintenance--repairs-99.jpg - Real Estate News Homeowners wanting to maximize the appraisal value of their home should think about outside space. ... More


OREA asks Ontario to allow open bidding process, revamp realtor rules

10/12/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

sold-remax-43.jpg - Real Estate News The Ontario Real Estate Association is making more than three dozen recommendations to the provincial government on how it should update the rules governing realtors, including ... More


1 In 4 Homes For Sale Are Sitting Empty

9/4/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

home-for-sale-ontario-canada-131.jpg - Real Estate News More than a quarter of properties listed for sale in the Greater Toronto Area are advertised as being vacant, up 17 per cent year-over-year. ... More


This one thing is the best boost for property values

6/29/2018 | Posted in Home Sellers by Jessi Sandhu

home-buyer-search-126.jpg - Real Estate News A survey of more than 750 real estate agents across Canada has revealed the top things home sellers can do to maximize the value of their home.  ... More


Sellers Aren't Panicking in Toronto's Weakened Housing Market

5/16/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

home-for-sale-ontario-canada-131.jpg - Real Estate News In the face of a correction in Toronto’s housing market, sellers aren’t panicking and prices in Toronto continue to hold steady. ... More


Rising rates percolating through market

5/14/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

happy-couple-in-front-of-sold-home-123.jpg - Real Estate News Despite rising interest and qualifying rates, the luxury sector of the housing market should remain largely unaffected. ... More


Canadian market to face test of might

1/22/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

home-for-sale-ontario-canada-131.jpg - Real Estate News Canada’s real estate market will hit a slow patch in 2018 as tighter mortgage stress tests apply pressure and the impact could be exacerbated if an expected interest rate ... More


Housing data doesn't belong under lock and key - Haider-Moranis Bulletin

1/4/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

browse-homes-online-135.jpg - Real Estate News What houses sold for in the past is hidden behind an MLS firewall but this may change and enable buyers to make better decisions ... More


Canadian home sales edge up in August

9/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Jessi Sandhu

crea-news-18.jpg - Real Estate News According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales posted a small gain in August 2017. ... More


GTA sellers face a refresher course in economics

8/25/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

handing-over-keys-to-home-buyers-124.jpg - Real Estate News The basic lesson: A property is worth what a buyer is willing to pay ... More


Mortgage rule changes are cooling housing market: Morneau

8/22/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

sold-house-23.jpg - Real Estate News Finance Minister Bill Morneau says last October’s sweeping mortgage rule changes aimed at cooling Canada’s housing market have successfully dampened high-risk ... More


Toronto home buyers and sellers play the waiting game

8/11/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

home-for-sale-ontario-canada-131.jpg - Real Estate News 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 know ... More


TREB Member REALTORS® Release Monthly Market Report, Forecast Update And New IPSOS Consumer Survey

7/6/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

treb-news-8.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos, in his first release as TREB President, announced TREB residential MLS® sales, listings and price statistics for June, a ... More


House prices can't climb faster than incomes forever

5/18/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

property-prices-down-71.jpg - Real Estate News For the last three years, analysts have been predicting a Canadian housing crash and ensuing recession, yet the economy continues to chug along and house prices are still rising. ... More


Income volatility for 10 million Canadians: TD Bank Report

5/18/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Jessi Sandhu

debt-stress-frustration-98.jpg - Real Estate News Around 10 million Canadians say they have experienced moderate to high levels of income volatility in the past year. ... More


Homes sold in 2016 now need to be reported on taxes

4/7/2017 | Posted in Home Sellers by Jessi Sandhu

cra-70.jpg - Real Estate News Canadians who have sold their homes last year have been mandated to report the transaction to the Canada Revenue Agency. ... More


Top 2017 design trends

1/20/2017 | Posted in Industry Trends by Jessi Sandhu

home-design-renovation-12.jpg - Real Estate News According to the Interior Design Show, the following will be the top 10 design trends for 2017 inspiring the direction of design for the year to come. ... More


Monthly Resale Housing Market Figures in GTA: TREB

12/2/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

treb-news-8.jpg - Real Estate News House hunters in the Toronto region paid about $144,000 more - about 23 per cent more - to purchase a home this November than those who bought the same month last year, according ... More


Tax implications of selling a home

12/2/2016 | Posted in Home Sellers by Jessi Sandhu

home-for-sale-39.jpg - Real Estate News For Canadians who are planning to release their homes to the highly competitive real estate market, they need to be aware of the tax implications of the recent regulatory changes ... More


The CRA is cracking down on real estate tax dodgers in Canada's red hot market

11/26/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Jessi Sandhu

canadian-money-houses-53.jpg - Real Estate News Evidence of the ongoing crackdown by the tax authorities on Canada’s red hot residential real estate sector is everywhere, from recently updated statistics that show ... More


Paint Colors That Make a Room Look Bigger

9/13/2016 | Posted in Home Owners by Jessi Sandhu

painting-colors-95.jpg - Real Estate News A room’s size is sometimes a matter of perception, and the paint color on the walls has a lot to with that perception. Some colors can actually make a room appear smaller, ... More


Greater Toronto Area Housing Prices See Strong Gains

10/14/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-map-29.jpg - Real Estate News The Royal LePage House Price Survey released today showed double-digit increases in the year-over-year price of homes in 10 of the 13 regions surveyed in the Greater Toronto ... More


Is it time to sell your rental property? Or time to buy another?

10/9/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Jessi Sandhu

market-growth-3.jpg - Real Estate News According to Statistics Canada, 69 per cent of Canadians own homes, so most of us have reason to worry about the fate of the housing market. Landlords, in particular, make a ... More


Harper promises to introduce permanent home renovation tax credit if he is re-elected

8/8/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Jessi Sandhu

stephen-harper-49.jpg - Real Estate News In the heart of Toronto’s overheated housing market, where the average detached home now sells for more than $1 million, Harper vowed to make life better not for those ... More


These 5 Home Improvements Make It Harder to Sell Your Home

7/30/2015 | Posted in Home Sellers by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-sign-27.jpg - Real Estate News When you're considering a major home improvement project, consider how it will impact the resale value of your home. Some home improvements are good investments because ... More


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