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Ask An Agent: What Will Real Estate Sales Look Like In 3-5 Years?
The Harvey Kalles sales representative has been an agent for 15 years. In 2017, Kutyan was contacted by the The Globe and Mail and asked how he was able to get multiple offers on a home in mid-town Toronto. This was after the introduction of the Ontario Read More...
7 year high for demand for CRE among global institutions
Global institutions are increasing their allocations to commercial real estate assets as confidence in the sector remains high. The appetite for CRE investment among the world’s largest investors has reached a 7-year high despite concerns about Read More...
Toronto condo apartment sales up 11% in third quarter
The buoyant economic conditions in Toronto mean more people moving to the city for work and wanting the most affordable housing options. This has helped the condo apartment sales market in the third quarter, which gained 11.1% year-over-year according Read More...
GTA Sales Activity Rebounds From Five Straight Quarters of Decline
Q2 2019 registered a total of 563 investment property sales transactions over $1 million, representing a total investment value of $5.8 billion TORONTO – Altus Group, a leading provider of software, data solutions and independent advisory services Read More...
GTA New Home Sales – YTD (Jan to June) 2019
Year-to-date new home sales totals for January – June 2019 in the Greater Toronto Area are as follows. YTD (Jan to June) 2019 Results Low Rise: 4,796 sales; up +130% from 2018; down -40% from 10 year average High Rise: 12,331 sales; up +24% from Read More...
New rental supply needs to double in Toronto
This week, RBC Economics published a study on Canada’s rental market where they argued that the pace of new supply needs to at least double in markets like Toronto in order to meet future housing demand and balance the market. Similar things, I’m Read More...
Canada's condo markets intensify, outstripping the rest of NA
Condo markets in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal have accelerated significantly this fall, especially when compared to other major cities south of the border. Last month alone, benchmark prices in Toronto went up by 5.2% annually to $805,500. This was Read More...
Colliers rises to the challenge with strata sell-out in 2 weeks
Colliers International is celebrating after selling out the commercial element of North Vancouver’s new premium Park West development. The real estate firm had set itself a target of selling the strata units in the shortest time but with the highest Read More...
TD only Canadian bank among world's most sustainable companies
With investors and consumers giving greater scrutiny to the companies they do business with regarding their environmental, social, and economic performance, being a ‘sustainable business’ is a badge of honour. TD Bank Group has been named Read More...
BC sets out plan to modernize housing approvals
The building approvals process in British Columbia is in need a makeover to make it more efficient. The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing initiated a review of the process at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) convention in 2018 Read More...
Toronto’s housing market has the worst rental supply deficit in Canada
Toronto’s rental housing landscape is getting hit from all sides, as high prices keep homeownership out of reach for many while a chronically undersupplied rental pool fails to keep up with rising demand. Even as purpose-built rental construction Read More...
Canadian home sales have ‘room to run’ in 2020
Home sales rose Canada-wide for the sixth straight month in August, leading one of the country’s largest real estate industry groups to increase its 2019 sales forecast on the back of the sustained strong results. According to Canadian Real Estate Read More...