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Will Toronto Area Home Prices Fall in 2020?

Our Monthly Market Report looks at how well major forecasts for Toronto area home prices are holding up six months after the start of the Covid-19 crisis.

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A Theory on Why CMHC President Evan Siddall Went Rogue Last Week

Why is the head of the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) going his own way amidst an economic crisis?

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Seven Things You Need to Know About Toronto Real Estate Right Now

Our interviews with top experts on the market amidst Covid-19 identified these key factors making an impact now - and what to watch for next.

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The Bank of Canada’s Surprising Admission That Ultra-Low Mortgage Rates Are Here to Stay

COVID-19 is redefining the world as we know it.

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Toronto Real Estate Summit

Join us for the Toronto Real Estate Summit being hosted right here on Move Smartly this July 20 to 23. Watch on demand starting July 20. Free to register.

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How is Toronto Real Estate Hot With Unemployment at 14%?

In spite of three months of economic free fall due to COVID-19, the Toronto real estate market seems to be returning to its pre-pandemic vigour.

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Are Home Prices Going to Fall 18% As CMHC Predicts?

Canada's top mortgage body just shared some pretty bleak expectations - should we take heed?

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Why New COVID-19 Legal Clauses in Real Estate Deals Are a Problem

A respected real estate lawyer warns against using untested COVID-19 clauses in property transactions.

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Why Mortgage Minimum Down Payment Shouldn't Be Raised to 10%

Last week, the CMHC's CEO had a surprising suggestion.

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Corona Crisis Week 10: Are Toronto Condo Prices Really Down 10%?

Why the widely reported drop in condo prices in last week's news was misleading.

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Corona Crisis: Mortgage Advice Recap

It's Week 10 - here's a recap of tips to manage your mortgage.

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Corona Crisis Week 9: Toronto Area Real Estate Market Heating Up

The market is now more competitive than it was four weeks ago.

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Toronto Area Home Sales Hit a Record Low in April

The Greater Toronto Area saw a record low 2,942 home sales in April 2020.

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Average Condo Rents Fall in Toronto

 The average rent for a condo across the Toronto area is down, while units for rent climb.

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Corona Crisis Week 7: Signs of Stability in Toronto’s Real Estate Market

An increase in months of inventory suggests buyers as slowly re-entering the market - but not all regions across the Toronto area are picking up at the same speed.

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Corona Crisis Week 6: Is Toronto’s Real Estate Market Stabilizing?

Home sales numbers continue to be down across Toronto and the GTA, but an equal drop in new homes for sale appears to be keeping prices stable.

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Corona Crisis Week 5: Toronto Area Home Sales Down Sharply

The Greater Toronto Area saw a sharp decline in both sales and new listings as home buyers and sellers adjust to the reality of the Coronavirus crisis.

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Corona Crisis Week 4: Best and Worst Performing Real Estate Markets in the GTA

Some markets in the Greater Toronto Area are showing signs of the type of slowdown that requires buyers and sellers to act carefully.

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Corona Crisis Week 3: Toronto's Real Estate Market Hits the Brakes

Toronto real estate market sales have dropped sharply in the third week of Ontario's state of emergency due to Coronavirus pandemic.

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Latest Info You Should Know on Real Estate & Coronavirus

Toronto: Latest on house prices, mortgage payment defferal, rental eviction freeze and more.

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Toronto Home Prices in 2008 Financial Crisis vs. Corona Crisis (So Far)

While the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is unprecedented, its impact on the real estate market can be seen in terms of demand and supply effects which tend to be more familiar. 

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Mortgage Strategies for the Coronavirus Crisis

Lenders have raised both their fixed and variable mortgage rates to the surprise of many borrowers - here's how to manage your mortgage during this stressful time.

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What You Need to Know About Coronavirus Deferred Mortgage Payment Programs

While authorities have announced that Canadians will be able to defer their mortgage payments due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, some key limits apply.

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COVID-19's Impact on Toronto Real Estate? Here's a Look Back at SARS

While our present situation is very different, we can take some lessons from the past.
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