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Toronto Suburbs Drive Home Sales up 13% in August

August home sales in the Greater Toronto (GTA) area were up 13% over the same month last year based on Realosophy Realty's analysis of sales through the Toronto Real Estate...

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Why Are Detached House Prices Falling When Sales Are Up 29%?

Toronto area detached home sales in continued to surge in last month - so why are prices falling?

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Analyzing Canada's Housing Market: East Strengthens, West Weakens

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?

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Toronto Area Condo Sales Dip 3% in June

Toronto area condo prices are now out of reach for many buyers, pushing sales down - so what's keeping prices up?

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Toronto Area Detached Home Sales Up 19% in June

Strong demand continues with sales up 19% over the same month last year, but why aren't we seeing the bidding wars of previous years?

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A Turning Point for Toronto’s Condo Real Estate Market?

Condos have helped to prop up a drooping real estate market in the Toronto area - but has demand for them started to cool?

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Why is Toronto's Real Estate Market Doing Better Than Vancouver's?

Toronto is doing better at the things that matter most and was less affected by negative factors.

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Toronto Real Estate in 2019:  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The good, the bad and the ugly details that might impact Toronto’s housing market in the year ahead.

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Did Toronto’s Housing Market Have a Soft Landing?

A soft landing in the housing market is a moderate and relatively balanced decline in house prices rather than a big 40-50% crash that some housing markets experience when...

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Toronto Home Owners Are Turning to High Interest Private Debt

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.

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How Debt is Cooling Toronto’s Housing Market

Will the Toronto real estate market return to previously seen highs - or has a major new road block appeared?

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The Movement Towards Buying Cottages Instead of Homes

Can buying in outlying areas normally thought of as 'cottage country' be a viable way to get onto the housing ladder?

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Why I Fought for Sold Data - and Why The Fight is Not Over

When will innovative Toronto-area brokerages like Realosophy finally be able to share home sold prices with consumers online? 

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Over One in Four Toronto Area Homes for Sale are Empty

Why are so many homes sitting empty and why has the number increased over last year?

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Why are Fewer Toronto Area Houses for Sale Than Five Years Ago?

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.  

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How Canada's Mortgage Stress Tests Have Spiked Toronto Condo Prices

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?

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Why are Detached House Prices Stable When Sales are Falling?

One of the questions I get often from buyers is how house prices can remain stable while sales are declining and inventory is increasing? 

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Drop in Toronto Condo Listings Keeps Prices Up

With Toronto Area condo sales down 26% in April 2018, many buyers are wondering why the condo market is still incredibly competitive and prices are still up.

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What You Can Learn From Toronto's 2017 Real Estate Bubble

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...

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GTA House Prices Falling Furthest Where Investors Once Dominated

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...

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Why Toronto’s Real Estate Market Isn’t Crashing (Anymore)

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...

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Why Some Toronto Neighbourhoods Are Likely to See Prices Fall Even Further

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News, Home Buying

In my last blog post (The GTA Neighbourhoods Home Buyers Should Avoid), I walked through a metric we use at Realosophy to...

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The GTA Neighbourhoods Home Buyers Should Avoid

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News, Home Buying

I recently stopped by TVO’s The Agenda to discuss the latest market stats with the Toronto Star’s Tess Kalinowski, and...

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R Listing: Why Condo Towns are the Next Big Thing

Nicole Harrington in Listings of the Week 

Here's my closer look at a recent Realosophy listing brought to market by our busy sales team - along with key insights and the...

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How much is your home by neighbourhood across Toronto & the GTA?

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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