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Houses vs. Condos

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  • 03 Dec 12

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Sales activity for low-rise homes still remains strong, with competition between buyers for traditional single family homes. This is most notable in the central Toronto neighbourhoods and those neighbourhoods in close proximity to public transit. The condo market has lost the momentum it has earlier in the year. Buyers can now take advantage of a range of special value added […]

The Average Price is up in October Despite Fewer Sales

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  • 03 Dec 12

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GTA Realtors reported 6,896 transactions through the Toronto MLS system in the month of October 2012 – a decrease in volume of 7.1% compared to October 2011. There were two more business days in October this year vs. 2011. On a per day basis, transactions were down 15.6%.Sales have decreased in the second half of this year compared to 2011, […]

  • 03 Sep 12

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In a more balanced market, proper pricing of a home for sale is critical to ensure the maximum number of potential buyers see the property. Multiple offers are becoming less common, this will allow buyers to take more time during the purchase process. Expect homes for sale to remain on the market for more days with fewer agents holding back offer dates in […]

As of July 2012, Greater Toronto Realtors reported a 1.5% decline in unit sales year over year

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  • 03 Sep 12

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The most pronounced decline was seen in the condominium apartment segment in the City of Toronto. Total sales in the rest of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were up compared to the same period last year. YTD annual sales growth was been very strong, with sales peaking early in spring. There has been a slowing of volume in sales this summer. New mortgage […]

  • 17 Apr 12

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Asking Yourself These 12 Questions Before You Start Will Help You Narrow the Search  Do you want a single-family detached home, a semi-detached home, a townhouse, a duplex or a condo?  Do you enjoy and have the time for yard work & home maintenance?  Are you handy with repairs?  Do you ofter entertain at home and have house guests?  Do […]

  • 17 Feb 12

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10 Mistakes the First-Time Homebuyer Should Never Make Considering buying your first home? It’s a very exciting time with lots to consider, it can be also be a bit stressful. Ultimately you want to end up with a home you love at a price that makes sense. It sounds simple, but there are mistakes many first-time buyers make that prevent […]

  • 17 Feb 12

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What is GreenRealEstateTM? GreenRealEstateTM is in the business of making home energy conservation an intrinsic part of everyday life through the marketing and sales of more energy efficient new & resale homes. Its goals include: Help reduce energy waste through increased energy conservation Reduce monthly home energy costs Increase resale value of homes Energy Usage in the Home – A […]