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Why Toronto Real Estate Investors Aren’t Rushing to Sell Yet

Rising rents are keeping investors optimistic - for now.

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Why Are So Few Homes Available For Sale in Toronto?

With demand for real estate falling off dramatically, why aren't we seeing the build-up of homes on the market we'd expect?

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Sept Real Estate Round Table: Toronto & Vancouver Markets Now

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.

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How to Adjust Your Home Selling Strategy When Prices Are Falling

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.

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How to Adjust Your Home Buying Strategy When Prices Are Falling

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.

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Should I Buy While Toronto Homes Prices Are Falling?

It's a question a lot of people are asking me - here's what buyers are really asking and how I respond.

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How to Sell Your Home in a Slowing Market

How you need to adjust your strategy in a suddenly changing market.

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Toronto Suburban Houses Lose Relative Value

Some areas that saw the fastest price gains during the pandemic are now coming down.

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Why Are Some Toronto Area Home Prices Dropping So Quickly?

How consumer - and agent - anxiety is playing a role.

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It's Spring Market Time in Toronto - Why Are Sales Falling?

Over the last decade in the Toronto area, this increase has averaged 8% per year - but not this year. 

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May 2022 Market Update: Significant Data Changes as Market Cools

The slowdown we were first seeing on the ground over the past two months is now showing in the numbers.

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Toronto’s Suburban Housing Bubble — 1 Year Later

Observers have been worried - but have policy makers done anything to cool  prices in the past year? 

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Is Toronto's Real Estate Market Slowing Down?

What I'm seeing in early on-the-ground signs that won't show up in the data until later.

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Toronto Market Update: House Prices Up 31%, Condos 26% Over Last Year

The numbers for February continued to show a hot market.

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How the Supply Side Argument for Housing Affordability Falls Short

Why I believe a more immediate demand-side lever is being overlooked.

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What's Really Pushing Up Toronto's 'Irrational' Home Prices?

What is behind buyer willingness to pay 40 to 50% more per year for homes?

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Could Home Prices Fall 20% This Year?

Once again, a leading Canadian authority is sounding the alarm - are they right?

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Toronto Market Update: January House Prices Up 25% in 6 Months

Cold weather and snow storms in January did nothing to cool down Toronto’s red hot housing market. 

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Canada's G7-Leading Pop Growth and Housing Impact

How Canada's immigration rate affects home prices

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Could Toronto Home Prices Actually Fall Anytime Soon?

As rising interest rates and other market cooling factors arise, will home prices necessarily fall?

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What's Most Likely to Cool Toronto's Market Right Now?

A closer look at the more likely - though yet to be seen - factors.

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Will Canadian Real Estate Finally Slow Down in 2022?

Experts discuss what's ahead and whether 2022 could bring a more balanced market. 

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Are 'Regular Home Buyers' A Thing Of The Past in Toronto and Vancouver?

Why are we are seeing such a huge increase in those wanting to invest instead of live in our homes?

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What Could Rising Interest Rates Mean For House Prices?

With interest rates rising, could Canadian housing prices finally start to cool?

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A Closer Look At Toronto’s Housing Supply Problem

A deep data dive takes us past some familiar complaints to find the real reasons our supply of homes can't meet demand.  

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Toronto & Vancouver Real Estate is 'Insanely Competitive' Right Now

Here is what these experts think you can expect for the fall market in Canada.

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What Does the Liberal's Win Really Mean for Canadian Real Estate?

The Liberals have proposed many changes to Canadian housing policy - which of these are likely to happen and what will their impacts be?

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Will Re-Elected Liberals Help Canada's Housing Crisis?

Our recent federal elections revealed how much Canadians are worried about housing unaffordability - but post-election, will anything change?
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What it will take for Toronto and Vancouver prices to fall?

Realosophy Realty's John Pasalis and Oakwyn Realty's Steve Saretsky join Jessy Bains from Yahoo Finance to discuss what is preventing home prices from decreasing in Toronto...
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Is it Possible That Canadian Real Estate Prices Have Hit Their Peak?

Realosophy Realty's John Pasalis and Oakwyn Realty's Steve Saretsky join Jessy Bains from Yahoo Finance to discuss at whether the real estate market can get any hotter or if...
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Another year without a pullback in the housing market - What does it mean?

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...

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Government Cool Down Likely to Target Investors vs First Time Buyers

What action should policy makers take to mitigate Canada's runaway home prices - and what are they most likely to do?

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Are the Bank of Canada and CMHC Fuelling a Housing Bubble?

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. 

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How FOMO is Sending Canada's Home Prices Soaring

Why mortgage rate increases are unlikely to dampen buyer enthusiasm, how the Bank of Canada is contributing to it and more.

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The Incredible Turnaround of Toronto's Condo Market

This month we do a data dive on the City of Toronto’s volatile condo market over the past year. 

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CMHC Acknowledges Its Bad Market Forecast

A closer look at some surprising real estate stories this week.

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How is Real Estate on Fire While Jobs Are on Ice?

Debt Free in 30's Doug Hoyes talks to John Pasalis about the pandemic lockdown, government policy, buyer fatigue and more

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Toronto’s Suburban Housing Bubble

This month we look at Toronto's emerging housing bubble in the suburbs, how it's different from 2017 and how it will end this time around. 

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Fewer Houses for Sale Fuelling Toronto Price Increases

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...

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Best Performing Neighbourhoods in Toronto and the GTA - Condos

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. 

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Best Performing Neighbourhoods in Toronto and the GTA - Houses

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...

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2021: The Year Ahead — What's Next for Toronto Real Estate?

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.

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2020: Year in Review — COVID-19 Impacts on Toronto Real Estate

In this month's Move Smartly report, we look back at 2020 and how COVID-19 impacted the Toronto real estate market. 

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Why are Home Prices Expected to Keep on Rising?

Realosophy's John Pasalis talks to Yahoo Finance about why Toronto's real estate market broke records during what's usually a quiet holiday season.

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Investors Return to Downtown Toronto Condos As All Sales Surge in Dec

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. 

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When Will Toronto’s Downtown Condo Market Return to Normal?

This month's Move Smartly report discusses when Toronto's downtown condo market will return to normal and the many vulnerabilities it faces. 

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Toronto Condo Prices Down 9% from Peak

Our lead story in this month's Move Smartly Report unpacks conflicting reports about the condo market.

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Buying and Selling During a Pandemic – What to Do First?

As the gap widens between Toronto's hot market for houses and a cooling market for condos, it's more important than ever to put your moves in the right order.

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Why Are Condo Units for Rent Surging in Toronto?

This month, The Move Smartly Report digs into where Toronto's surge in condo rental supply is coming from.

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Why Investing in Pre-Construction Condos Could Cost You Money

This week, I talked to BNN Bloomberg about the questions you should be asking yourself before investing in a pre-construction condo.

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Why Relaxing the Mortgage Stress Test Won't Impact Toronto (Too) Much

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...

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Why We Should Be Worried About Toronto Condo Prices Rising

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.

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What to Expect for Toronto's Real Estate Market in 2020

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.

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What Does the Federal Election Result Mean for Canadian Real Estate?

Why the returning Liberal Government's first-time buyer incentives are unlikely to make much of a difference - and what policy changes would.

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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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Why Buying a Home Could Be the First Step Towards a Divorce

Research shows that financial stress is among the top reasons couples get divorced. So why do we keep overspending on our homes?

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I Made My First Real Estate Decision When I Was 23 - And It Wasn’t a Great One

Launched this past fall, TheMindfulBroker.com aims to address a critical gap in our adult education - how to meet our basic need for housing successfully.

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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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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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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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