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Toronto Real Estate Sales Hit 20-Year Low (Almost)

We haven't seen numbers like this since the height of the onset of Covid-19 pandemic.

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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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How Higher Interest Rates Will Impact Toronto Home Prices

The big news in the housing market has been surging interest rates.  

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Toronto Market Update: Average Home Prices Fall Slightly From Last Month

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.

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How Do Canadian Home Prices Compare Globally?

The numbers show that Canada's home prices standout amongst comparable countries.

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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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Toronto Market Update: Looking Back at the Year That Was 2021

Record year of 119,532 home sales, surpassing the previous record of 112,288 in 2016.

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Is Canada in a Housing Bubble This Time?

Why a change who's behind the demand for homes makes all the difference.

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Toronto Market Update: Demand Surge Outpaces New Listings in November

Colder weather has had no effect on Toronto’s red hot housing market which continued to show signs of heating up last month.

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Toronto’s Irrationally Exuberant Real Estate Investors

Real buyer demand has explained home prices rises recently, but is a familiar old factor now the story?

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Toronto Market Update: Median Now $1.3M for Houses, $660K for Condos

The Toronto Area real estate market once again posted strong numbers in October.

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Can Zoning Bring Home Prices Down?

Ontario realtors are now joining experts and activists in calling for zoning rule changes to address Toronto's housing supply problem.

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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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Is Canadian Real Estate High Risk Right Now?

How seriously should we take the latest alarm from Canada's top housing authority?

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Toronto Market Update: House Prices Jump Up in Sept After Holding Steady

Average house prices jump up after months of holding steady as new listings remain historically low and average condo prices rise slightly.

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Federal Elections 2021: Assessing the Housing Policy-Palooza

We are finally outraged about high home and rent prices enough to have Canadian politicians pledging to do something about it - will any of the proposals actually work?

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How Toronto Home Affordability Ran Away Under Justin Trudeau

A look back on how housing affordability became one of the hottest issues in today's Canada.

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Toronto Market Update: Only 4,001 Houses for Sale in Aug As Listings Drop

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.

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The Big Toronto Condo Rental Comeback

Following the pandemic-induced slowdown, the number of leased condo units has returned to a historically high level.

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What Our Leaders Won't Say About Housing

As Canada heads into an election this fall, here's a closer look at two policy areas that need to be better linked to tackle housing affordability.

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Toronto Market Update: Cooling But Still Competitive As New House Listings Down 37%

July's market numbers show that new listing supply for houses is falling faster than for condos.

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Are Investors to Blame for High House Prices?

How differing beliefs about the housing market between buyers and investors leads to very different market outcomes.

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A Closer Look at the GTA's Cooling Market

Signs that the market is still moving quickly, but not as out-of-control as it was months ago.

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Toronto Market Report: Average GTA House Price Stays At $1.3M Since Feb

The Toronto area market is still competitive and favouring sellers - but things are cooling down.

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Should You Buy a Home in Toronto's Overheated Market Today?

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?

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Where Can You Buy a House in the Toronto Area for 700K?

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.

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