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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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Why are Detached Home Sales Booming in York Region?

York Region detached homes were the hardest hit by a bubble in 2017 - so why are sales booming again?

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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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Poll Companion: What Ontario Parties Are Saying On Housing This Election

With an incumbent already conceding defeat and two starkly opposed front-runners, an uncertain Ontario heads to provincial polls this Thurs June 7. Here's a summary of the main...

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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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The Mistake That Cost Sellers Millions When Toronto's Housing Bubble Burst

This time last year, nearly 1,000 Toronto home buyers and sellers suffered major financial losses - could they have done something differently or was it just bad timing?

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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 condos are more expensive than houses in the Greater Toronto Area

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News, Condo Buying

Ryerson’s City Building Institute published an interesting paper this week that concluded that builders are not building...

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Wynne Liberals prioritize Realtor commissions over consumer protection

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

photo credit Globe and Mail

Yesterday the Ontario provincial government announced plans to add more regulation to the practice of...

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Is Toronto’s real estate market still crashing?

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

If you’re considering buying a home in the Greater Toronto Area, it’s really tough to make sense of what is really happening in the...

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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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Week In Review: Buyers And Sellers Play The Waiting Game + Home Construction Bounces Back

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Buyers Retreat In Toronto + Condos Continue To Dominate

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Why This is the Best and Worst Time to Buy a Home in Toronto

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News, Home Buying

 

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful”  -  Warren Buffett

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Week In Review: Condo Crazy In Toronto + A Return To Sanity

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: A Buyer's Market In Toronto + The King and Spadina Boom

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Is Toronto Housing Market On Verge Of Severe Correction? + Home Buyers Lose Steam and Cash in Canada

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: What Ontario's Foreign Home Buyer Data Means + Housing Anxiety Persists Across Canada

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Three Takeaways from Ontario’s Newly Released Foreign Home Buyer Data

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The province of Ontario just announced that 4.7% of the 18,282 homes purchased in the Greater Golden Horseshoe between April 24th and...

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Week In Review: Homeowners Caught Between Buying and Selling + Provincial Government Considers a Change in Rules

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Watch: The Cooling of an Overheated Market

Realosophy President and Move Smartly Writer John Pasalis joined Toronto Star’s Tess Kalinowski on TVO’s The Agenda's Nam Kiwanuka to talk about the cooling real estate market...

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Week In Review: GTA Sales Decline Continues + Millennials Would Vote for Home Affordability

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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How Bidding on a Home in Toronto Just Got Worse

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News , Home Buying

If there is one part of the home buying process that all of Toronto hates – it’s when you have to compete for a home...

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Week In Review: Buying at Peak Fears Rise in Toronto + Is Canada a Real Estate Addict?

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Home Sales Plunge in GTA + Mortgage Worries For Canadians

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Photo Credit: Toronto Star

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GTA Home Sales Plunge 26% Following Ontario Foreign Buyer Tax

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

On April 20th 2017 the Ontario government introduced their Fair Housing Plan which included a 15% tax on homes purchased by foreign...

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From Bidding Wars to Lowball Offers – Toronto’s roller coaster real estate market

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The first half of 2017 has been a roller coaster ride for Toronto’s real estate market.

The first 3 months of the year were the most...

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Week In Review: Home Sellers Get A Taste Of Buyers' Anxiety + Affordability Crisis Hits Toronto

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Toronto Real Estate Slows + Anxious Home Buyers Hold Back

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Investors Cashing Out in Toronto + Politicians Meddling in Real Estate?

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Foreign Buyers Tax Comes To Ontario + Richmond Hill Hottest Market in Canada

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Ontario's New Fair Housing Plan - The Good and the Bad

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The Ontario government has responded to the rapid growth in house prices and rents in the Greater Toronto Area by releasing what they...

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Use your weekends to explore a career in real estate

Realosophy Team in Realosophy Team

Have you wondered about becoming a real estate agent, but worried about taking the plunge?

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New Listings Surge 62% as Toronto Home Owners Cash in on Hot Real Estate Market

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The first week of April saw the number of new listings of freehold houses (detached, semi-detached and townhouses) surge 62% over last...

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Week In Review: Ontario Urged To Cool Toronto Real Estate + Is Vancouver Loneliest City?

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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House Prices Up over 60% in GTA's Hottest Areas

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Toronto's real estate market continued to defy gravity in March when the average price for a home climbed to $922,757 in March 2017, a...

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Week In Review: TO Eyes Vacancy Tax + Bubble Fears

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Speculators Super-Heat Toronto Market + What Federal Budget Means For Housing

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Data Shows That Investors Are Now Speculating on Single Family Houses Across GTA

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Last year I wrote about a trend I had been noticing in the Toronto area real estate market - whether at our office or at dinner...

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Week In Review: Foreign Buyer Tax Not Enough for TO? + Housing Boom Refills Empty Nests

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week in Review: Toronto House Hunters Get Desperate + Ontario Rethinks Foreign Buyer Tax

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: A 'Vancouver Style' Cooling for Toronto + Sticker Shock Sets In

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Toronto Housing Market Heading For Paralysis? + A Warning For Realtors

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Are Toronto House Prices Booming Because Too Many People Want to Live Here?

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

In the late 1980's economists Robert Shiller and Karl Case began to challenge the long standing assumption that all home buying...

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Week In Review: The Toronto Bubble Is Real + What Drives Housing Prices?

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Condo Demand Heats Up + A Million Dollars For A Tear-down

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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GTA Detached Home Prices Up 28% in January

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The Greater Toronto Area's real estate market is off to a very hot start in 2017.  The table below shows the average price for a...

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Pick or Pass: How Overpaying for a Home May Hurt You

Nicole Harrington in Listings of the Week

Toronto’s housing market is as diverse as its people: ranging in price, size, and location. I pick a Toronto listing or trend to focus...

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Week In Review: High Real Estate Prices Spill Over + Cooling Measures for Toronto?

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Toronto Least Affordable Market In Canada + Doomsday Scenario For Canadian Housing

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Torontoist

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Week In Review: Toronto's Market Heats Up Again + What Will 'Generation Rent' Be Able to Afford?

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CTV

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Pick or Pass: Affordable Spots for Buyers - Condo Edition

Nicole Harrington in Listings of the Week 

Toronto’s housing market is as diverse as its people: ranging in price, size, and location. I pick a Toronto listing or trend to...

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Week In Review: The Market Takes A Breath + Housing Prices Hurt Canada's Middle Class

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Albinger

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Week In Review: Condo Builders Can't Keep Up With Demand + A New Way Forward For Housing

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Toronto Star

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Home Prices Up Over 50% In GTA’s Hottest Neighbourhoods

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Earlier this month the Toronto Real Estate Board announced that the average price of a detached home in the 905 region was up 29.4%...

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Lawyers Selling Homes Could Upset the Realty Apple Cart

Bob Aaron in Legal, Real Estate Trends

An interesting development in Picton, Ont., provides a glimpse into a possible future business model for real-estate brokerages.

A law...

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Week In Review: 905 Heats Up + Changes for Canada's Housing Market

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CBC

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Is This a Good Time to Buy a Home in Toronto?

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News, Home Buying

As I started my own home search a few months ago I found myself in an interesting position – for an owner of a real...

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The Tipping Point for Toronto’s Real Estate Market

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Torontonians have become so accustomed to hearing about how competitive the real estate market is and how quickly prices are rising...

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Week In Review: Toronto Is Canada's Hottest Market + An Ugly Choice for Cities

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Notable

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Extravagant fees crush legal basement apartments - and density goals

Bob Aaron in Toronto Real Estate News

In the face of a serious housing shortage in the GTA, the City of Toronto is actively discouraging homeowners from legally adding one or...

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Week In Review: Toronto Home Prices Soar (Again) + Industry Pushes for Townhomes

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: See Toronto Now 

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Week In Review: The Foreign Capital Debate Continues + Is Canada Sitting On A Housing Bubble?

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CP 24

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Pick or Pass: Time for You to Consider Regent Park?

Nicole Harrington in Listings of the Week 

Toronto’s housing market is as diverse as its people: ranging in price, size, and location. I pick a Toronto listing to focus on each...

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Week In Review: Condo Inventory Falls To Decade Low + What Foreign Buyer Tax Means

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Pick or Pass: Why is this House Over 60 Days on Market?

Nicole Harrington in Listings of the Week 

Toronto’s housing market is as diverse as its people: ranging in price, size, and location. I pick a Toronto listing to focus on each...

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Week In Review: Offshore Buyers Head To Toronto After B.C. Law

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Blog TO

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Week In Review: Finally a Bubble In Toronto? + BC Taxes Foreign Buyers

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CBC

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First Signs of a Real Estate Bubble in Toronto?

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Readers of this blog know that I am not one to call bubbles lightly (or every month for the past few years, like some). Something may...

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Week In Review: CHMC Calms Condo Market Fears + Housing Spurs BC Budget Surplus

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Global

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Week In Review: Optimism Grows In Toronto + Luxury Market Soars

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: 123RF

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Urbancorp bankruptcy reveals Tarion warranty shortcomings

Bob Aaron in Condo Buying, Home Buying, Legal

The recent insolvency of the Urbancorp builder group, and its impact on hundreds of would-be home buyers who wanted to complete...

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Week In Review: Toronto Fears Housing (Again) + Taxing Paris Second Homes

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Yahoo

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Week In Review: Poloz Sounds The Alarm In Toronto and Vancouver

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CBC

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Week In Review: Hottest May for Toronto Real Estate + New Pape Subway?

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Blog TO

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Week In Review: Wait List For Affordable Housing Grows + America's Great Housing Divide

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CBC

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Six in the Six: Top Toronto Listings this Week - Luxury

Nicole Harrington in Listings of the Week

This is the luxury edition of the six in the six, where we highlight the top listings in each category weekly. Who made the cut this...

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Week In Review: Move Up or Move Out + Market Cooling?

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CBC

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Six in the Six: Top Toronto Listings this Week - GTA

Nicole Harrington in Listings of the Week

This is the GTA edition of the six in the six, where we highlight the top listings in each category weekly. Who made the cut this...

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Week In Review: Landmark Ruling Opens Up Toronto MLS + Fewer Listings For Spring

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Blog TO 

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New company to bypass lawyers in real estate money transfers

Bob Aaron in Legal

A new business to transfer funds in real estate purchases and sales is being proposed in Ontario.

The plan is to take control of all closing funds, move...

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Week In Review: How Housing Is A Health Issue + Prices Go Up Big

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CBC

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Six in the Six: Top Toronto Listings this Week

Nicole Harrington in Listings of the Week

Toronto’s housing market is as diverse as its people: ranging in price, size, and décor. We pick the top Toronto listings in each...

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Six in the Six: Top Toronto Listings This Week

Nicole Harrington in Listings of the Week

Toronto’s housing market is as diverse as its people, ranging in price, size, and décor. We pick the top Toronto listings in each...

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Week In Review: Spring Sweepstakes + The CMHC Makes A Verdict

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CBC

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Week in Review: Undersupply Is The Problem in Toronto

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Toronto Sun

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Will a New Coffee Shop Increase my Home Value?

Nicole Harrington in Real Insight

For about a year now we have been seeing articles touting the ability of Starbucks, and other consumer facing retailers, to dramatically...

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Week In Review: Millennials Remain Optimistic + Housing Boom Rolls On

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CP 24

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Thinking about a career in real estate?

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

Have you wondered about becoming a real estate agent, but worried about taking the plunge?

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Can You Afford to Buy a Home in Toronto?

Nicole Harrington in Home Buying 

 

Feeling Priced Out? What Options do New Home Buyers Have in the Toronto Market?

With houses selling for hundreds of thousands of...

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Week In Review: Toronto Remains Hot + Canadians Have Faith In Housing Market

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Toronto Star

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Why Toronto's Real Estate Market is so Fiercely Competitive Right Now

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

If you're a buyer looking for a home in Toronto right now, you probably know first hand how competitive the market is.  You are...

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Week In Review: What The Federal Budget Means For Toronto

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Blog TO

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Week In Review: A Sales Surge In February + Buyers Turn To Condos

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: WikiCommons

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Week In Review: Buyers Envy in Toronto + Rental Market Picks Up Steam

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: The Globe and Mail

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Week In Review: Housing Correction Coming? + Radical Regional Differences

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Toronto Star

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The Science of Home Buying

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News, Home Buying

For decades, real estate agents have been helping home buyers with the art of buying a home. They have advised them on...

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Week In Review: Shadow Flipping Draws Concern + Morgan Stanley Pays Up

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: CBC

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Making Sense of Real Estate Bubbles

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Bubbles are always easy to call after the fact, but things are far less clear when you’re in one.

The fact that leading economists...

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Week In Review: Toronto's east end is the hottest + Canada's real estate problem

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: City TV

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Week In Review: Toronto buyers jump in + CMHC issues warning

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: The Globe

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Week In Review: Toronto Seniors Bigger Buyers of Condos Than Millenials

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Weekend Trips

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You Will Live in Your Current Home for 10 Years and Other Surprising Facts

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The Toronto Real Estate Board published the results of a survey of recent and intending home buyers which reveals some interesting...

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Week In Review: Trudeau and Tory meet with housing in mind and Canada's housing boom could come to an end

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Blog To

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Why Toronto Home Prices won’t Fall in 2016

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Week In Review: Toronto's housing market primed for strong year and millennials lead the way

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

Source: Weekend Trips

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Toronto’s Real Estate Market in 2015 - A Year in Review

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Below are my top takeaways for Toronto’s real estate market in 2015.

Record Sales

The GTA saw a strong increase in the demand for homes...

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Week In Review: Toronto and Vancouver lead the way, Prices continue to rise in GTA

Realosophy Team in Media RoundupToronto Real Estate News

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Toronto's Condo Market in 2014 - A Year in Review

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A Few Quick Facts About Toronto's Real Estate Market in 2014

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Realosophy released its semi-annual Home Value Survey for the Globe and Mail today and I thought this...

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U.S Fed Chair Yellen Buys More Time and Bank of Canada Governor Poloz Makes Me Do a Double Take - Mon Morning Interest Rate Update (Sept 22, 2014)

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The U.S. Fed’s Latest Insights and What They Mean for Canadian Mortgage Rates - Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (August 25, 2014)

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Why Central Bankers Want Higher Inflation and What This Means for CDN Mortgage Rates – Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (August 18, 2014)

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The Continuing Struggles of the Canadian Labour Market – Monday Interest Rate Update (August 11, 2014)

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A Look in the Rear-View Mirror – Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (July 28, 2014)

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Why Is Higher Inflation Pushing Our Bond Yields Down? Monday Interest Rate Update (July 21, 2014)

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What the Latest Weak Employment Data Mean for Canadian Mortgage Rates - Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (July 14, 2014)

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U.S. Employment Data Are a Warning That Canadian Fixed Mortgage Rates May Be Headed Higher – Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (July 7, 2014)

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Canadian Inflation Surges Higher Again. Are Mortgage Rates Next? Monday Interest Rate Update (June 23, 2014)

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How Last Week’s Major Announcements Are Likely to Affect Canadian Mortgage Rates - Monday Interest Rate Update (June 9, 2014)

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Why it’s easier to become a Real Estate Agent than a Hairstylist

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What the Latest Canadian Employment Data Means for Our Mortgage Rates - Monday Interest Rate Update (May 12, 2014)

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Fixed Versus Variable Mortgage Rates: Finding the Break-Even Point - Monday Interest Rate Update (May 5, 2014)

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All you need to know regarding the housing market in Toronto, Canada and abroad.

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Establishing a Quasi-Judicial ‘Condo Office’ Should be Done with Care

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Toronto’s real estate market has seen a significant spike in sales over the past three months. Resale home sales in the GTA were up 13%...

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Realosophy spends a lot of time analyzing neighbourhood data so we appreciate that ranking neighbourhoods can be a...

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There have been no shortage of media headlines about Toronto’s real estate market this year. The majority have focused on the future...

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U.S. Fed Chairman Bernanke Talks Bond Yields Down. Will Mortgage Rates Follow? (Monday Interest Rate Update)

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A Closer Look at Toronto’s Condo Market

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Ever since the federal government reduced the maximum amortization on insured mortgages in Canada back in July 2012 we...

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March Employment Numbers Push CDN Bond Yields Down But U.S. Stagflation Threat Rising (Monday Interest Rate Update)

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How The Cyprus Bailout Talks Have Irreparably Harmed the Euro Zone (Monday Interest Rate Update)

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The Euro-zone Crisis Moves Back to the Front Burner (Monday Interest Rate Update)

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Bank of Canada More Cautious on Mortgage Rate Rise (Monday Interest Rate Update)

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Latest Canadian Employment Data Falls Into Line (Monday Interest Rate Update)

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Over the past six years, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has influenced the Canadian residential real estate...

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Does Data Signal a New Trend or Just a Blip? (Monday Interest Rate Update)

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Why Chinese Growth is Good for Canadian Variable-rate Mortgage Holders (Monday Interest Rate Update)

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This week we’ll focus on some recent currency-related news and look at...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (December 17, 2012): U.S. Fed Extends Its Low-rate Pledge

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Last week the U.S. Federal Reserve replaced its pledge to keep its policy rate in a range of 0.00...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (December 3, 2012)

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“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future” - Yogi Berra.

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Is This a Good Time to Buy a Pre-construction Condo in Toronto?

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I have received a number of emails from readers recently asking me if this is a good time to buy a pre-construction...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (November 26, 2012)

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Last Friday Statistics Canada released its latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) and it showed prices...

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Time to Re-consider the Variable-Rate Mortgage?

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Variable-rate mortgage discounts aren’t what they used to be and for that reason, I have tended to favour...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (November 12, 2012)

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (October 29, 2012)

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When the Bank of Canada (BoC) released its latest interest-rate statement last Tuesday it did not...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (October 22, 2012)

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When Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Mark Carney speaks, the experts I read carefully parse his...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (October 15, 2012)

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Last week was a slow one for new economic data so in today’s Update I’m taking a step back and...

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Every time we see a slight slowdown in the real estate market I find our agents get many of the same questions from our clients:

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Thanks to the fabulous Realosophy Analytics team, Realosophy.com is now updated with the latest EQAO scores released by the Province of Ontario for 2011-12.

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Tuesday Morning Interest Rate Update (October 9, 2012)

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Monthly employment reports should be closely monitored by anyone keeping an eye on mortgage rates...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (October 1, 2012)

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Market bulls hoped that when U.S. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke finally gave investors the...

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When we launched realosophy.com back in 2007, we pioneered market analysis by neighbourhood in Toronto. At the...

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A decision of the Ontario Court of Justice last week highlights the importance of buying a new home only from a registered builder, and the risks to the...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (September 17, 2012)

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We started last week just hoping to dodge a German constitutional bullet but by the time it was...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (September 10, 2012)

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Here are the three most important developments last week that related to Canadian mortgage rates:

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The Toronto Real Estate Board released their August sales statistics yesterday and while there are a couple of...

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If you use Realosophy.com, you’ve probably noticed some big changes. (If you don't, and you're interested in Toronto...

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Tuesday Morning Interest Rate Update (September 4, 2012)

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When U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stepped to the podium at Jackson Hole last Friday...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (August 20, 2012)

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Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Mark Carney has made it clear that he wants to raise interest rates...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (August 13, 2012)

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To my surprise, Government of Canada (GoC) bond yields (on which our fixed-mortgage rates are...

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In June, the McGuinty government announced a public consultation process to “modernize” the 1998 Condominium Act to...

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It was a strange week for Government of Canada (GoC) bond yields (on which our fixed-mortgage rates...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (July 30, 2012)

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When Spanish bond yields spiked to euro-zone record highs last week I wasn’t surprised to hear the...

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The Biggest Risk for Toronto’s Condo Market Is……

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The Royal Bank of Canada published a report this week titled “Booming Toronto condo market does not imply a bubble” which offered an...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (July 23, 2012)

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The Bank of Canada (BoC) left its overnight policy rate unchanged last week as expected. (Reminder:...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (July 16, 2012)

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The devil is always in the detail.

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Toronto’s Real Estate Market in 2012 – A Mid Year Review

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The Toronto Real Estate Board published their monthly sales statistics last week and the slow down we’ve been seeing in the real estate...

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The Mortgage Rules They Are a Changin’ - Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (June 25, 2012)

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Last week federal finance minister Jim Flaherty surprised real-estate market stakeholders by...

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Toronto’s Real Estate Market Starts to Cool Down

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Toronto’s real estate market is finally starting to show some signs that things are cooling down as more houses come on the market and...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (June 11, 2012)

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This week’s Update was going to focus on the latest employment report from Statistics Canada and...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (June 4, 2012)

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The current debate about the strength of the global economic recovery is pretty much over, at...

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Is Toronto’s Real Estate Market Going to Crash?

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The media have stepped up the real estate bubble rhetoric lately so I thought I would take some time away from the busy spring market...

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David Larock in Mortgages and Finance, Home Buying, Toronto Real Estate News

It’s time for the powers that be to pick our poison.

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Flaherty Should Cool Toronto’s Condo Market (Not Just Warn Us About It)

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Over the past couple of years we’ve heard Mark Carney and Jim Flaherty escalate their concerns about...

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (April 30, 2012)

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The global economic recovery is on a very tenuous footing. While determined optimists can string...

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It's here: the Globe and Mail Home Value Survey. Make sure you grab today's Globe to see whether home prices are up or down in your Toronto neighbourhood.

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Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (April 23, 2012)

David Larock in Mortgages and Finance, Home Buying, Toronto Real Estate News

Last week was an interesting one for anyone keeping an eye on Canadian mortgage rates.

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There are many good reasons to support the Toronto Real Estate Board in its battle with the federal Competition Bureau. After all,...

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When the European Central Bank (ECB) injected more than US$1 trillion in cheap, three-year loans...

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Tuesday Morning Interest Rate Update (April 10, 2012)

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Statistics Canada released its latest employment report last Friday, and the data were a welcome...

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Last week the euro-zone finance ministers increased the size of the European Stability Mechanism...

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John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News, Home Buying

Being a home buyer in Toronto's real estate market is hard work.

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This week’s update will use an ‘around the horn’ format to highlight several interesting...

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Toronto's real estate market quietly hit a big milestone last month.  The average price for a home in the Greater Toronto Area passed...

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If you want to look beyond the incendiary headlines about housing bubbles in Canada’s largest real...

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Rarely does a week go by when there isn’t a new economic forecast about the real estate market. For nearly a decade, the negative...

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The blogosphere has been abuzz about “FML Listings” an anonymous blog launched by a frustrated Toronto home buyer. FML’s MO is as simple...

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2011 Year End Real Estate Statistics for Toronto

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The final numbers for 2011 are in and the average price for a Toronto home officially increased by 8% to $465,412 over 2010.  Sales...

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Toronto Real Estate Roundup - First Week of 2012

John Pasalis in Real Estate Roundup   

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Toronto's Real Estate Market in 2011 - Year in Review

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

As we say goodbye to another year, it's always instructive to take note of the year that was. What did we hope for? Worry about? And...

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Five Questions for...Architect Kevin Weiss on Shaping Toronto's Streets

Urmi Desai in 5 Questions

Editor's Note: In our "Five Questions" series, Move Smartly bloggers get answers to the questions we'd all like to ask about Toronto real estate.

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Toronto Real Estate Sales up 11% in November

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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A Closer Look at Canada's Real Estate Market

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Teranet and National Bank publish a monthly House Price Index that tracks changes in house values in a number of Canadian cities.  They...

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Toronto Real Estate Roundup November 25th 2011

John Pasalis in Real Estate Roundup   

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You're Invited! Celebrate the Holidays in Leslieville - This Thurs Nov 24

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3-Bedroom Subway Access for $500K - 2011

Urmi Desai in Top Ten Neighbourhoods, Home Buying

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Manitoba Simplifies Seller Disclose Form

Bob Aaron in Legal, Home Selling, Real Estate Trends

The seller property disclosure statement remains a hot topic in the real estate community as Manitoba has now made them...

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - October 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

TREB released their monthly sales figures last week and overall the market continues to show signs that we are moving closer to a more...

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Turf War Over Who Names Neighbourhoods

Bob Aaron in Real Estate Trends, Toronto Neighbourhoods

Toronto residents who are proud to live in areas such as Harbourfront, Davisville Village, Leslieville, Chaplin Estates,...

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Troubling Signs for Toronto’s Condo Market

John Pasalis in Condo Buying, Home Buying, Toronto Real Estate News

If there’s one thing that concerns me about Toronto’s real estate market it's the uncertainty about the boom...

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Conditions Improve for Toronto Home Buyers

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Since June of this year Toronto's real estate market slowly started to move away from being a strong sellers market to one that is...

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Toronto Real Estate Roundup October 7th 2011

John Pasalis in Real Estate Roundup   

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Toronto Real Estate Sales Up 25% in September

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Are House Values Up or Down in Your Toronto Neighbourhood?

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

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Toronto's Hottest House Type Is.....

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

One of the major misconceptions most buyers have about the real estate market is that changes in supply, demand and most importantly...

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We're Sorry...

Team Realosophy in Realosophy News

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Toronto Real Estate Prices up 10% in August

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Below is a copy of the Toronto Real Estate Board's press release with their sales figures for August 2011.  The key facts:

Sales -  up...

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Introducing Realosophy's Awesome Toronto Neighbourhood Match Tool

Urmi Desai in Realosophy News

We're excited to introduce Realosophy’s revamped Neighbourhood Match tool, our "eHarmony" for Toronto neighbourhoods. Thanks to the hard work of...

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Real Estate Agent Wanted - Toronto

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

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Why Realosophy isn’t a Technology Company (Hint: It's All About Steve Jobs)

Urmi Desai in Realosophy News, Real Estate Trends, Entrepreneurism

Realosophy was in the Toronto Star over the weekend which was great fun. It was particularly exciting that...

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Introducing The Carlaw Lofts in Leslieville

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate and Toronto Condos and Lofts

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Purchasing Power Parity for Toronto Neighbourhoods

Purchasing power parity is an economic theory that helps us understand how overvalued or undervalued currencies are by comparing their currencies purchasing power for identical...

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Condo Sales in the 905 up 43% mid August

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - July 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Toronto real estate sales continued their hot pace recording a 23% increase in July 2011 over the same month last year.  The month's...

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Toronto Real Estate Roundup July 22nd 2011

John Pasalis in Real Estate Roundup   

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The End of Realtor.ca?

John Pasalis and Urmi Desai in Real Estate Trends

If you thought Round One was interesting, Round Two will blow you away.

After reaching a settlement with the Canadian Real...

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Toronto Real Estate Sales up 35% Mid July

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Toronto Real Estate Roundup July 15th 2011

John Pasalis in Real Estate Roundup   

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Most Walkable Toronto Neighbourhoods Over $1 Million - 2011

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - June 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

An increase in the demand for homes and a decline in the number of houses available for sale pushed prices up 10% in June when compared...

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Toronto Real Estate Sales Up 21% in June

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Homeowners in Cartier Deserve Fair Treatment

Bob Aaron in Legal

The town of Port Hope, featured two weeks ago in a Saturday Star story on the impact of low-level nuclear contamination affecting local homeowners, is not the...

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Leslieville Shop & Stroll Customer Appreciation Event This Sat June 25th

Urmi Desai in Leslieville, Realosophy News

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Toronto home prices up 9% Mid June

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Best Toronto Schools on a $500K Budget - 2011

Urmi Desai in Top Ten Neighbourhoods, Toronto Schools, Home Buying

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Toronto's Hottest Neighbourhoods in May 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - May 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The big story for Toronto’s real estate market in May was the big decline in homes available for sale.  There were 27% fewer homes...

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Toronto Home Prices up 9% in May

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Toronto Home Prices Up 8% Mid May

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - April 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The average price for a Toronto home rose 9% in April 2011 over the same month last year. This price increase was largely driven by a...

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Toronto Real Estate Roundup May 6th, 2011

John Pasalis in Real Estate Roundup   

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Average Price for a Toronto Home Up 9% in April

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Five Questions for...The Globe and Mail's John Daly on Toronto's Condo Love

Urmi Desai in Five Questions, Toronto Real Estate News, Condo Buying

Editor's Note: In our "Five Questions" series, Move Smartly bloggers get answers to the questions we'd all...

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Real Estate Marketing: What Story Does Lowering Your Commissions Tell?

Urmi Desai in Real Estate Marketing, Realosophy News

Want to kill a few hours? Tell someone you’re thinking about how to price a good or service and ask for their thoughts. (Make...

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Free Passes to the Property Show this Sat April 30th

Realosophy Team in Toronto Real Estate News

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21% Fewer Houses Listed For Sale - Mid April

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

In my monthly market update last week I showed that strong demand for homes coupled with a decline in the supply of houses coming on...

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Realosophy Powers the Globe and Mail Toronto Home Value Survey

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

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Real Estate Marketing: Realosophy's New Look

Urmi Desai in Realosophy News, Real Estate Marketing

Papa's got a brand new bag! Head over to realosophy.com to check out our new look!

(Tell us what you think! If you love...

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - March 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The number of home sales in the Greater Toronto Area in March 2011 declined by 11% over the same month last year to 9,262 while the...

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Real Estate Agent Wanted - Toronto

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

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Toronto Real Estate Sales Down 11% in March

 John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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In U.K., 1 in 10 Move Due to Nasty Neighbours

Bob Aaron in Real Estate Trends, Legal

At any given time, at least some of the courts in Ontario are occupied with disputes between neighbours. Based on the current law reports...

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Toronto Real Estate Sales Down 5% mid March

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Follow Realosophy on Twitter

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - February 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

In last month's market update I looked at whether Toronto real estate prices were heading up or down by comparing conflicting figures...

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Toronto Real Estate Sales Down 14% in February

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Buying 101: Investing in an Up and Coming Neighbourhood

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News, Home Buying, Toronto Neighbourhoods

“Where is the next up and coming neighbourhood?” has to be the question I’m most often asked by...

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Toronto Real Estate Sales Down 13% Mid February

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Real Estate Roundup February 11th 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - January 2011

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Are Toronto real estate prices on the way up or on the way down?  That’s the question we’ll be tackling today by looking at house price...

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Mortgage Rule Changes to Trigger a Mini Boom in Toronto's Real Estate Market

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

In 2006 the Canada’s federal government extended the maximum allowable amortization for a mortgage from 25 years to 40 years.   This...

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Real Estate Roundup January 14th, 2011

John Pasalis in Real Estate Roundup

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics – December 2010

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Happy Holidays!

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Changing the Real Estate Industry: Flat fee vs. Discount Brokerages

John Pasalis and Urmi Desai in Toronto Real Estate News

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics – November 2010

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Glossary

Sales-to-Inventory Ratio

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Realosophy Thank You Party Recap + Notes from an Entrepreneur

Urmi Desai in Realosophy News

What a great time we had at Realosophy's Thank You party @ Leslieville Wanderlust last week. Thank you to our clients, neighbours, friends and...

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Realosophy Thank You Party @ Leslieville Holiday Wanderlust

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - October 2010

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Watch Now - Realosophy's John Pasalis on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin Video

Urmi Desai in Realosophy News

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The Social Network of Canadian Real Estate

Urmi Desai in Toronto Real Estate News

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Realosophy's John Pasalis on The Agenda with Steve Paikin Tonight

Urmi Desai in Realosophy News

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Toronto Condo Market on Pace for Second Highest New Unit Sales

John Pasalis in Toronto Condos and Lofts

Just released from Urbanation:

Urbanation, Inc., the leading source of information and analysis for the condominium market in the...

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Riverside Towns Broker Preview Today (Broadview and Queen East)

John Pasalis in Toronto Condos and Lofts

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Making Sense of Canada’s New MLS Rules

John Pasalis and Urmi Desai in Toronto Real Estate News

On Sunday, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) voted in favour of a deal reached with the federal Competition...

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Toronto Real Estate Sales Down 17% Mid October

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Toronto real estate sales during the first two weeks of October were down 17% over the same time last year. The number of new listings...

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - September 2010

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

The average price for a Toronto home increased by 5% in September over the same month last year to $427,329.  

You can see all the...

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Fall Mortgage Market Update

David Larock in Mortgages and Finance, Toronto Real Estate News

This has not been your garden variety global recession. For starters, it began with the bursting of a giant...

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OREA is up to date with 1980s technology

Bob Aaron in Legal

Virtually all agreements of purchase and sale for homes or condominiums in Ontario are prepared on standard forms published by the Ontario Real Estate...

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Globe and Mail Home Value Survey Released + Potential CREA Settlement

UPDATE - 12:18PM - Unfortunately, John's online chat with the Globe and Mail and consumers @ noon today was canceled due to technical difficulties at the Globe. But since...

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Real Estate Sales Down 22% Mid September

From the Toronto Real Estate Board:

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Realosophy's Unique BOUGHT Signs Catch Attention

Urmi Desai in Realosophy News

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Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics - August 2010

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

It was a relatively quiet August for Toronto’s real estate market with the number of sales for the month falling 22% over the same...

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City Bylaw Leaves Permits up to Home Renovators

In many parts of the City of Toronto, houses were built so close together that when one owner wanted to repair or improve one side of his or her house, it was...

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Five Questions For....Pascal Gauthier, TD Bank Senior Economist on the Real Estate Market in Canada and Toronto

John Pasalis in Five Questions, Toronto Real Estate News, Mortgages and Finance

Editor's Note: "Five Questions For" is a periodic series in which Move Smartly bloggers get answers...

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Toronto Condo Listings Up 72% in Second Quarter

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Toronto Real Estate Sales and New Listings Continue to Slide Mid August

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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New Condo Sales in Q2 Decline from Q1; Resale Condo Prices Rise Less Than 1%

Realosophy in Toronto Real Estate News, Toronto Condos and Lofts

From Urbanation's Q2-2010 market overview and press release of August 3rd:

New condominium sales of 4,991...

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Is the Sky Falling on Toronto’s Real Estate Market?

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

Editor's Note: Due to spam and trolling issues, Move Smartly's comments have been disabled. But we still want to hear from you! Please...

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Toronto's building department operations are neither open nor transparent

Bob Aaron in Legal

Before closing the purchase of their home, Pierre Marcoux and Caroline Bougie discovered the City of Toronto building department had an “open file” on the...

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Toronto Real Estate Sales Down 23% in June

John in Toronto Real Estate News

Toronto home sales continued to slide in June.  The Toronto Real Estate Board reported 8,442 home sales in June, a 23% decline over the same...

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Bubbling with Concern: Toronto Life Declares Toronto Real Estate Bubble

John in Toronto Real Estate News

 In case you haven’t heard, we’re in a real estate bubble!  Well, at least according to Toronto Life.

In their current Real Estate Issue,...

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Case dismissed against sellers of house with hidden defects

Bob Aaron in Legal

Back in April, 2006, Walter and Shelley Cotton signed an agreement to buy their dream home in Brantford. After closing, the house turned out to be the worst...

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Toronto Real Estate Sales Down 20% mid June

John in Toronto Real Estate News

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Asbestos little-understood issue in real estate industry

Bob Aaron in Legal

Emma and Henry (not their real names) live in a modest three-bedroom detached home near Bathurst and Lawrence. A few weeks ago, their laundry room experienced a...

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Which Toronto Neighbourhoods are Safest in a Slowing Housing Market?

John in Toronto Real Estate News, Toronto Neighbourhoods

The slowdown in Toronto's real estate market continued in May with sales actually dropping by 1% over the same month...

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Is Toronto's Housing Market a Bubble?

John in Toronto Real Estate News

For the average home buyer, making sense of Toronto’s real estate market is not easy.   We often read conflicting media reports about the...

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What is the Best Toronto Neighbourhood for You?

Urmi in Realosophy News

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Toronto Real Estate Listings Up 48% Mid May

John in Toronto Real Estate News

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Realosophy Broker John Pasalis on CBC's Metro Morning

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

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A Turning Point for Toronto's Real Estate Market

John in Toronto Real Estate News

For the first time since 2008 the growth in new listings coming on the market in April exceeded the growth in sales.  A significant turning...

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New Toronto Condominium Unit Sales Highest Ever in Q1

Realosophy in Toronto Real Estate News, Toronto Condos and Lofts

From Urbanation's Q1-2010 market overview and press release today:

Urbanation Editor and Executive Vice...

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Land survey most important document in real estate transaction

Bob Aaron in Legal

The sad tale of the Glenlake Ave. driveway featured in the Star late last month has focussed public attention on the difference between the Land Registry and...

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Canadian Home Prices up 9.9%

John in Toronto Real Estate News

From the Teranet National Bank House Price Index:

Canadian home prices in February were up 9.9% from a year earlier, according to the...

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Media Roundup April 23rd, 2010

Media Roundup

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Move Smartly Blogger on Globe and Mail Live Chat

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

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Toronto's Real Estate Market - 48% Increase in New Listings Mid April

John in Toronto Real Estate News

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Record Number of Homes Listed For Sale

John in Toronto Real Estate News

From the Canadian Real Estate Association's Press Release:

Homebuyers have more choice heading into the busy spring buying season, with new...

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Toronto’s Real Estate Market Starting to Stabilize

John in Toronto Real Estate News

Since May 2009 the number of houses coming on the market for sale in Toronto has been on the decline while the demand from buyers measured by...

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Competition Bureau vs. CREA: Battling Over Canada's Real Estate Industry

John and Urmi in Toronto Real Estate News

Like many of you, we’ve been following the Competition Bureau’s decision to challenge the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)’s MLS...

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Move Smartly Blogger John Pasalis Discusses CREA Changes to MLS Rules on Sun TV Today

Realosophy Team in Realosophy News

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Move Smartly Bloggers Discuss Rental Properties on Inside Toronto Real Estate

Realosophy Team

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New Listings up 34% First Half of March

John Pasalis in Toronto Real Estate News

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Is Toronto's Real Estate Market a Bubble Ready to Burst?