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25 Sep: Real Estate News

Toronto home sales jump 13% and prices climb 5% as demand outstrips supply A double-digit percentage increase in the number of Greater Toronto Area houses sold last month shows the region’s property market is “quite fine,” according to analysts, as it rebounds from mortgage controls introduced last year that sidelined some buyers. Housing sales in…

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20 Sep: Real Estate News

Toronto getting richer as Canada gets poorer, study finds According to a recent study looking at wealth trends in Canada, the average net worth in Toronto went up over the past year, even as the national average went down. But not all of the Toronto area is getting richer. The study, published by Environics Analytics,…

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30 Aug: Real Estate News

Allowing property owners to use secondary suites as short-term rentals bad for Toronto’s rental market, expert says Allowing property owners to use secondary suites as short-term rentals would encourage more landlords to convert their units to Airbnb-style rentals, rather than providing homes to long-term tenants. And that would exacerbate an already tight rental market and high rents,…

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23 Aug: Real Estate News

A reset on repurposing Toronto school board real estate It’s one of Toronto’s most tangled land use headaches. With 600 properties comprising more than 2,000 hectares, the Toronto District School Board is by far the city’s the largest property owner, but one plagued with systemic trends it has little power to control: long-term enrolment declines,…

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21 Aug: Real Estate News

GTA housing sales up 24.3% in July, prices rise due to tighter supply TORONTO — The Greater Toronto Area‘s home price index was up 4.4 per cent last month as the supply of properties for sale tightened and the number of sales jumped 24.3 per cent from July last year, the Toronto Real Estate Board reports….

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13 Aug: Real Estate News

What Housing Bubble Toronto Realtor Bursts The Bubble Talk Is there a real estate bubble? Toronto realtor Scott Shallow doesn’t believe it—at least not for the Toronto real estate market. “In 2003 we started hearing about a bubble in Toronto. Major bank economists were calling for this bubble all through the 2000s and that has…