Real Estate Roundup November 26th, 2010

John Pasalis in Real Estate Roundup

 Are Real Estate Agents Obsolete?

This Canadian Business article reviews the recent agreement between the Canadian Real Estate Association and the Competition Bureau and asks if real estate agents are on the way to becoming obsolete?

Estate sale (Canadian Business)


New Home Sales Up

New home sales are up, driven largely by increased demand in the condo segment.

Condos lead new-home sales in GTA (Globe and Mail)

'Condo-monium' strikes the GTA (Toronto Star)

New home sales up in GTA (Toronto Star)


Home prices fall in September

According to the Teranet National Bank House Price Index house values fell 1.1% in September, the first decline in 17 months.

Canada home resale prices fall, but confidence up (Reuters)

Canada House Prices Drop for First Time in 19 Months, Teranet Index Shows (Bloomberg)

Canadian Home Prices Drop in September (Financial Post)


Other Real Estate and Neighbourhood News

Toronto home sales down 21 per cent in October (Toronto Star)

Canada Compared With US & Australian Mortgage Markets (Canadian Mortgage Trends)

Condos on the Market: Toronto Central/North (Toronto Star)

Three ways to capitalize on a sluggish housing market (Globe and Mail)

Toronto neighbourhoods mapped via word clouds (blogTO)

The Garrison Creek Discovery Walk (blogTO)

The Social Advantage of Large Cities (Creative Class)

Can you have too much walkability? (All About Cities)

John Pasalis is the Broker Owner of Realosophy Realty Inc in Toronto. Realosophy focuses on researching Toronto neighbourhoods to help their clients make smarter real estate decisions. Email John

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