Condo Market Report April-May 2019

16 April 2019
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Sales for March at 7200 units matched those of March of last year. What does that mean? If you had expected a bounce back from last year’s sales numbers, then you would be disappointed. Year-to-date, 2019 is dead even with 2018.


Discount Real Estate Brokerages

28 March 2019
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In the last few months we've seen the emergence of several discount brokerages. We take a look at where these savings are coming from, and where they're cutting costs.


Condo Market Report April-March 2019

19 March 2019
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The Most up-to-date info on Toronto's Real Estate Market. February sales as reported by the Toronto Real Estate Board were Disappointing, Lower than February of Last Year. This was Not the Start that Most People Were Expecting.


AI In Real Estate

05 March 2019
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Artificial Intelligence is sweeping across most industries, and that also includes Real Estate. How will the future of A.I. effect the Real Estate Market?


Why Assignment Sales are Making a Comeback

25 February 2019
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Assignment sales were a hot subject just a few years ago. Assignment sales, usually for new condos, take place when a Buyer sells their interest in a property BEFORE they take title through registration. They were popular until Revenue Canada stepped in to rule that these sales were not subject to Capital Gains but instead should be taxed as income. So, why are Assignment Sales making a comeback?


Condo Market Report February-March 2019

14 February 2019
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Sales for January of this year, started out very similar to those of January in 2018. Our Forecast last month said that ‘what you saw in 2018 is what you will get in 2019’ and the first numbers seem to support that. Sales and ‘active’ listings on TREB were unchanged from those of a year ago. While real estate sales are seasonal, we have also made the case that sales are ‘weather dependent’.


2019 Pricing Predictions for Toronto Real Estate

24 January 2019
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Looking at the GTA we broke down our forecast of price by changes in geography, property type, and price range. Here's our look at what you can expect for prices in 2019 in the GTA, starting from the strongest to weakest markets.


Who Really Pays the Commission?

11 December 2018
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When you go to sell your property, who really pays the commission? Most owners think they pay the commission. That's why the first thing they do when they meet an agent to list their property, is to negotiate the commission as low as possible.


Ask Allistair: Marijuana Use in Rental Properties

21 November 2018
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What does the legalization of marijuana mean for Ontario tenants and landlords? We asked an expert on whether or not tenants can smoke in their units and the legality behind Landlords filing for eviction.


Condo Market Report November-December 2018

16 November 2018
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Sales on the Toronto Real Estate board for October were better than expected. At 7500 units, it was 6% higher than October of last year, and 16 % higher than September. While October is usually the busiest month of the fall market, we recorded 9700 sales in October of 2016.