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Rising rents are keeping investors optimistic - for now.
With demand for real estate falling off dramatically, why aren't we seeing the build-up of homes on the market we'd expect?
August market numbers are out - and I review how they stack up against on the ground realities now.
The number of homes listed under the critical $1 million mark increases as the Toronto area real estate market continues to slow down.
This month, Urmi, Steve and John discuss the ongoing market slowdown, next Bank of Canada rate hike and look back to the last high-rate markets of 1981 and 1990 in Canada.
Areas that rose the highest during the Covid-boom are falling the most.
Average house price down to $1,285,222 in July, down 1% over last year, while average condo prices slid to $738,930, still 7% up over last year.
In this latest video in a special series, lead contributor, John Pasalis of Realosophy Realty, explains what you need to do to secure a better outcome in an uncertain time.
In the fourth of a special series, lead contributor, John Pasalis of Realosophy Realty, explains how buyers need to be thinking when making offers in a falling Toronto area market.
It's a question a lot of people are asking me - here's what buyers are really asking and how I respond.
Why things are different from the last time we saw a market downturn in 2017.
Latest market numbers show that Toronto's house and condo prices falling up to 20% from peaks earlier this year though staying slightly up year-over-year.
Since February 2022, condo sales and prices are declining far more rapidly in the suburbs than in the City of Toronto.
We haven't seen numbers like this since the height of the onset of Covid-19 pandemic.
Early signs of a slowdown on-the-ground now strongly showing in the latest market numbers.
How consumer - and agent - anxiety is playing a role.
Over the last decade in the Toronto area, this increase has averaged 8% per year - but not this year.
The slowdown we were first seeing on the ground over the past two months is now showing in the numbers.
While March 2022 housing market numbers were well above those of 2021 and 2020, there are some signs of cooling as average prices fall slightly from February.
The numbers for February continued to show a hot market.
Cold weather and snow storms in January did nothing to cool down Toronto’s red hot housing market.
Condo buyers were pulled eastward in the search for affordability.
Suburban area homes are hot in the search for affordability.
Record year of 119,532 home sales, surpassing the previous record of 112,288 in 2016.
Experts discuss what's ahead and whether 2022 could bring a more balanced market.
Colder weather has had no effect on Toronto’s red hot housing market which continued to show signs of heating up last month.
Why are we are seeing such a huge increase in those wanting to invest instead of live in our homes?
The Toronto Area real estate market once again posted strong numbers in October.
Here is what these experts think you can expect for the fall market in Canada.
Average house prices jump up after months of holding steady as new listings remain historically low and average condo prices rise slightly.
A 56% decline from inventory levels year-over-year as the fall market is expected to remain as competitive as it has been this summer.
July's market numbers show that new listing supply for houses is falling faster than for condos.
The Toronto area market is still competitive and favouring sellers - but things are cooling down.
When thinking about what might trigger a decline in home prices, there are generally two broad categories — a fundamental trigger and a behavioural trigger.
Is it financially safe and worth making so many other sacrifices - like a long commute or living on a busy street - to get into the Toronto area housing market right now?
In the GTA's overheated market, even first-time buyers with good incomes are finding it nearly impossible to afford a home without long commutes to the city.
House sales of 7,825 in May are up 157% over last year - but this is due to the anomalies of the COVID-19 lockdown last year - and sales volumes have been trending down since...
Will a pullback in the market lead to lower average home prices in the coming months or will prices stay high throughout 2021? What would it take to bring down the average cost of...
Why only reporting upbeat and positive information is the domain of old school real estate brokerages.
The most important trend of note now is the start of a gradual cooling down in the market for houses across the Greater Toronto Area.
With 79% of houses and 63% of condos selling over the asking price in a pandemic no less, average home buyers are stressed - and confused.
This month we explore the booming housing market in Toronto and across Canada and how new macro-prudential policies can be introduced to help cool the market.
This month we do a data dive on the City of Toronto’s volatile condo market over the past year.
'Excessive exuberance' on display in the Toronto area real estate market right now.
With some homes getting up to 30 offers in the Toronto area right now, how can you get ahead as a buyer?
Realosophy's John Pasalis talks to Yahoo Finance on the record highs in real estate and why work from home, low inventory, bidding wars, and the Bank of Canada raises housing...
In this post we look at the condominium neighbourhoods within the Toronto and GTA area that have performed well in terms of home price appreciation during 2020.
Given the year we’ve had and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s interesting to note which neighbourhoods within the Toronto and GTA area have performed well in terms of...
In this month's Move Smartly report, we look at key trends to keep an eye on in the Toronto real estate market during 2021.
In this month's Move Smartly report, we look back at 2020 and how COVID-19 impacted the Toronto real estate market.
Realosophy's John Pasalis talks to BNN's Greg Bonnell about record month in which sales surged 64.5 per cent year-over-year amidst double-digit gains in all property types.
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.
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.
Research over 500+ Toronto Area neighbourhoods to see which fit your lifestyle needs - and offer the best return on your financial investment.
Find out how local real markets are doing in over 500 Toronto area neighbourhoods - based on real time house price data.
This week, I talked to BNN Bloomberg about the questions you should be asking yourself before investing in a pre-construction condo.
John Pasalis, President of Realosophy Realty, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss needed changes to Canada's mortgage stress tests - and why it is unlikely to make a big impact on the...
Condos in the Greater Toronto Area are fetching prices 15% higher than last year - but this time, it's not because of higher demand.
Realosophy's John Pasalis talks to BNN's Greg Bonnell about why sharply rising prices - particularly in Toronto's condo sector - might be a cause for concern.
Realosophy's John Pasalis chats with the team at BNN Bloomberg to review Toronto real estate in 2019 - and discuss what's ahead for 2020.
The Toronto Area real estate market is heating up and getting competitive this winter as sales and prices rise and the number of new listings falls.
Why momentum is swinging back to the regions - and types of homes - that were hit hardest in last few years.
All Toronto area regions saw sales grow by double digits - except for Halton.
Toronto area detached home sales in continued to surge in last month - so why are prices falling?
Why are house prices sliding in the West of Canada, while the East returns to growth, with the Toronto Area's York Region leading the way?
Condos have helped to prop up a drooping real estate market in the Toronto area - but has demand for them started to cool?
Toronto is doing better at the things that matter most and was less affected by negative factors.
The good, the bad and the ugly details that might impact Toronto’s housing market in the year ahead.
Special Report: Toronto’s twenty-year housing boom has resulted in a negative side effect that homeowners are starting to feel – very high debt levels.
Can buying in outlying areas normally thought of as 'cottage country' be a viable way to get onto the housing ladder?
When will innovative Toronto-area brokerages like Realosophy finally be able to share home sold prices with consumers online?
Why are so many homes sitting empty and why has the number increased over last year?
When we look at the number of properties that have been listed for sale in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) (including Toronto) since 2012, we see a very interesting trend.
The Canadian federal government introduced new mortgage rules in the fall of 2016 to combat rapidly increasing home prices - but have they driven up condo prices instead?
One of the questions I get often from buyers is how house prices can remain stable while sales are declining and inventory is increasing?
Today we're releasing a new report featuring my analysis of last year's real estate bubble - why it happened and how it affected home buyers and sellers in Toronto and the Greater...
This time last year we published a report Freeholds on Fire: How Investor Demand for Houses is Driving Up Prices in the Greater Toronto Area which looked at how investors in the...
The headlines and the recent numbers about the Greater Toronto Area’s real estate market have not been great this spring. Average home prices are down 14% in March and sales are...
The semiannual Globe and Mail Home Value Survey powered by Realosophy is out today! Go to the interactive map to see how your neighbourhood has performed.
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