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Toronto ranked second best city in Canada to move to in new global report

11/30/2021 | Posted in Toronto Living by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-downtown-view-450.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto is ranked the second best place to relocate in Canada in a recent global report. ... More


City of Toronto seeks input on vacant home tax intended to increase housing supply

10/22/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-aerial-view-384.jpg - Real Estate News The vacant home tax is meant to encourage property owners to sell or rent out their unoccupied residential properties to increase Toronto's housing supply - or pay a tax to ... More


Toronto named one of the best cities in the world by new report

10/1/2021 | Posted in Toronto Living by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-downtown-view-450.jpg - Real Estate News Even after a year of pandemic living, Toronto has officially been declared one of the greatest places to be in the world! ... More


Momentum growing for Toronto's streetfront retail

9/14/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

retail-shopping-319.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto’s streetfront retail leasing and transaction activity is in better shape than many people probably think, according to CBRE. ... More


July Numbers Show Strong Demand Continues For Home Ownership In GTA

8/5/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

treb-news-8.jpg - Real Estate News With almost 9,400 sales reported in July 2021, demand for ownership housing remained well-above average for the time of year despite being below the record July result set a year ... More


The non-existent exodus from Toronto

7/5/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-panorama-446.jpg - Real Estate News Torontonians are deciding to stay where they are and enjoy the urban lifestyle. ... More


It looks like a vacant home tax is coming to Toronto sooner rather than later

7/4/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-aerial-view-384.jpg - Real Estate News It looks like a vacant home tax it's going to be coming into effect in Toronto sooner than investors might be ready for. ... More


Five ways to ease the pain of Toronto housing affordability crisis

5/17/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

condos-cn-tower-20.jpg - Real Estate News First-time homebuyers are getting more anxious about the market. ... More


Toronto residential tower boom shows no signs of slowing

5/3/2021 | Posted in Condo Market by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-panorama-446.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto had 125 cranes actively working on multiresidential towers in March, according to the RLB Crane Index, dwarfing the total of any other North American city. ... More


Consumer Confidence And Low Interest Rates Drive Up Homes Sales In GTA

4/6/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

treb-news-8.jpg - Real Estate News For the third straight month of 2021, record home sales continued in March across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with buyers taking advantage of favourable borrowing costs and ... More


Toronto's real estate market is so out of control that it's now considered high risk

3/27/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-panorama-446.jpg - Real Estate News The housing market in Toronto keeps on accelerating to defy all odds, with small one bedroom condos selling for in the $700,000s after bidding wars, the average home price verging ... More


Toronto Just Added a Bunch of New Neighbourhoods

3/20/2021 | Posted in Toronto Living by Jessi Sandhu

condo-market-46.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto’s neighbourhoods are getting a much-needed revamp and changing from the existing number of 140 to 158. ... More


Rent prices for one-bedroom apartments in Toronto just reached a new four-year low

3/17/2021 | Posted in Rental Market by Jessi Sandhu

downtown-toronto-from-cn-tower-255.jpg - Real Estate News The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on Toronto's rental market since it first arrived last March — resulting in rent prices not seen in several years — ... More


Waterfront Toronto releases new vision for 12 acres abandoned by Sidewalk Labs

3/10/2021 | Posted in Toronto Living by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-aerial-view-384.jpg - Real Estate News Waterfront Toronto is unveiling a fresh, “landmark” vision for the derelict patch of east-end waterfront previously slated to host Sidewalk Labs’ ill-fated smart ... More


GTA Home And Condo Sales Reach New Heights For February

3/3/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

treb-news-8.jpg - Real Estate News Record home sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) continued in February as buyers remained confident in their employment situations and took advantage of ultra-low borrowing ... More


Luxury home tax could yield $18 million for Toronto in 2021, if approved

2/10/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-skyline-93.jpg - Real Estate News A Toronto budget briefing note reveals that the city could yield an additional $18.7 million in revenue this year—if city council is willing to implement a luxury home tax. ... More


TRREB Forecasts Strong Demand for Real Estate in 2021

2/8/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

treb-news-8.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto Real Estate Market is on fire as January home sales amounted to 6,928 – up by more than 50 per cent compared to January 2020. This strong start to 2021 included ... More


Toronto condo inventory growth surpasses all other Canadian markets

11/3/2020 | Posted in Condo Market by Jessi Sandhu

condos-cn-tower-20.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto has far outstripped all other major Canadian markets in terms of condo supply growth, according to RBC Economics. ... More


TRREB Releases September Resale Housing Report

10/6/2020 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

treb-news-8.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto Regional Real Estate Board President Lisa Patel announced that sales reported through TRREB’s MLS® System by Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® amounted to ... More


TRREB Releases August Resale Housing Report

9/3/2020 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

treb-news-8.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto region home sales post best-ever total for August, recording another month of over 10,000 home sales as buyers seeking low-rise properties made their move before the end ... More


Three reasons why Toronto real estate prices are so high

8/26/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

home-value-increase-443.jpg - Real Estate News As one of Canada’s most desirable housing destinations, Toronto’s home prices remain at the mercy of multiple factors despite the considerable impact of the COVID-19 ... More


How much does a 'middle class' lifestyle cost in Toronto?

7/25/2020 | Posted in Toronto Living by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-subway-318.jpg - Real Estate News Condos in Toronto’s downtown core have become increasingly out of reach of most household budgets, skewing what it means to be “middle-class” in one of ... More


Toronto homebuyers won't leave city for suburbs as pandemic drags on

7/28/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-panorama-446.jpg - Real Estate News Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, homeowners have had a lot of time to reassess what they need in a home. For some, this has meant considering a new property outside of the city, ... More


Here's where house prices are rising the fastest in Toronto right now

7/22/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

home-for-sale-ontario-canada-131.jpg - Real Estate News A limited supply of houses for sale, paired with rising demand as COVID-19 pandemic restrictions lift, have caused real estate prices in Toronto to skyrocket over the past few ... More


Face masks now mandatory in public indoor spaces in Toronto

7/7/2020 | Posted in Toronto News by Jessi Sandhu

face-mask-489.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto city council voted to make masks mandatory in enclosed, public places last week following recommendations from the medical officer of health. Most of the GTA is moving in ... More


Toronto market might find post-coronavirus recovery easier

5/18/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-panorama-446.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto remains likely to see elevated housing demand and prices this summer despite the COVID-19 market pause. ... More


Toronto announces 60-day grace period for tax, utility bill payments

3/20/2020 | Posted in Toronto News by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-map-29.jpg - Real Estate News The City of Toronto is waiving all penalties on late property tax and other bill payments for the next two months in response to the unprecedented economic impact of the COVID-19 ... More


Toronto House Prices Jump By $130,000 In A Year

3/6/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-downtown-view-450.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto House Prices Jump By $130,000 In A Year As Industry Calls For 'Shovels In The Ground'. And now the Bank of Canada is putting "kerosene on the fire" with ... More


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