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June 2017 Home Sales Plummet As Prices Edge Up

July 6th, 2017 | Real Estate

For a couple years now, Toronto's housing market has roiled and raged, setting new records and then smashing them, and always pushing home prices and debt loads to new heights. It was a perfect storm that, while unpredictable in it's fluctuations, remained constant in it's ferocity. Now, at long last,… Read Full Entry

Bosley’s Market Insight For The Second Week Of June 2017

June 22nd, 2017 | Real Estate

Here's a real estate assessment - courtesy of our parent brokerage, Bosley Real Estate - that accompanied the central core of Toronto the second week of June 2017! Back in the old days of real estate the Realtors [®]  would work hard up until the end of June and then they would take the… Read Full Entry

Smart Technology And Homes Of The Future

June 21st, 2017 | House And HomeReal Estate

What the heck is the 'Internet Of Things'? It seems to be a major buzz phrase in the media these days. Basically, we've found, it's the concept of a network that connects any number of devices/machines to the Internet and/or to each other. This includes everything from cell phones, coffee… Read Full Entry

Bosley’s Market Insight For The First Week Of June 2017

June 16th, 2017 | Real Estate

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association statistics, May 2017 was a slower month for real estate. While new listings were slightly bolstered, sales were down almost 7% from April 2017. Could we see a change in direction during June? Here are the notable real estate stories - courtesy of… Read Full Entry

TheRedPin Tracks Toronto Real Estate Prices By Subway Stop

June 15th, 2017 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter EstatesSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Toronto is an expensive city, especially when it comes to real estate. Even as our market cools, buying property is prohibitively costly, given the average price of a detached house surpasses $1 million.  A recent article in BlogTO features maps created by TheRedPin that charts the average sale prices of homes… Read Full Entry

Changes To Canada’s Principal Residence Tax Exemption

June 13th, 2017 | Real Estate

Did you know the Federal Government now makes it mandatory for property owners to report the sale of their Principal Residence? Over the last year there have been a number of policies introduced from various levels of government in an effort to slow the rapid rise of property markets in centres like… Read Full Entry

With 65,000 Vacant Units, Will A Vacancy Tax Be Helpful To Toronto Real Estate?

June 9th, 2017 | Real Estate

A recent article in The Globe And Mail called Toronto Eyes Vacancy Tax To Rein In Real Estate Speculation put the number of vacant properties in Toronto at 65,000. Yikes! That's a lot of empty properties! The article goes on to say that "while anecdotes about 'dark condos' and oddly empty… Read Full Entry

How Sellers, Buyers And Realtors Are Adapting To A Shifting Real Estate Market

June 2nd, 2017 | Real Estate

With the introduction of the Ontario Government’s Fair Housing Plan last month, there has already been a decided shift in market sentiment. This shift is having a material impact on the market, with TREB’s recent data showing a modest pullback in April. (Here's a helpful read: “Torrid Toronto Housing Market… Read Full Entry

An 1880s Bay & Gable Victorian In West Queen West Sells In 48 Hours!

May 31st, 2017 | Real EstateLittle PortugalQueen West

What a whirlwind! If the market is slowing, we certainly didn't feel it last week at our listing Living Luxe In Beaconsfield Village In West Queen West. This renovated classic contemporary 1880s Bay & Gable Victorian hit the market on Wednesday, and by Friday it was sold! Even more amazing,… Read Full Entry

Eclectic, Elegant and Cool: The Housing Stock of Parkdale

May 29th, 2017 | City LivingReal EstateQueen WestRoncesvalles Village

Neighbourhoods - like the homes and the people that populate them - are infinitely interesting, especially when that neighbourhood is characterized by subtle changes through its history. This is most definitely the case in the neighbourhood of Parkdale - running downtown west along the arteries of King Street West and Queen… Read Full Entry