A Return to Full Strength? Assessing the Toronto Area Real Estate Market
After a record drop of 70% in sales volume during the peak of economic shutdown due to COVID-19, sales volumes have largely recovered—and home prices are once again rising. What accounts for this and what risks lie ahead?
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MCIP, RPP, MLAI, Toronto Regional Real Estate Board, Chief Market Analyst, Director of Service Channels
Jason Mercer is the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s Chief Market Analyst and Director of Service Channels. He leads TRREB’s market analysis program that provides products and services that help REALTORS® and their clients fully understand trends in the GTA housing market and underlying economic drivers. Jason also oversees TRREB’s MLS® Services Department and the delivery of information and data products to the TRREB Membership. Jason has private and public sector experience in the real estate industry, having previously held positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. He possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Science in Planning degree from the University of Toronto. Jason is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, a Registered Professional Planner with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and a Member of Lambda Alpha International, the Land Economics Society.
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