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Why sales and prices seem likely to continue to fall for at least the next two or three months Novak Jankovic. June 7, 2017   It’s official: after a long period of extraordinary home sales and home price growth, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)......

By Michael Meltzer Five or ten years ago, the beginning of June signaled that the spring market was drawing to a close and people should start preparing for the sluggish summer market – fewer listings, fewer sales and lower prices. Things were pretty predictable. A......

  There have been a number of changes in the Toronto and area residential resale market in the last two months, and yet in many ways it continues to resemble the market that had politicians and economists expressing sustainability concerns in February and in March.......

The Toronto and area marketplace behaved uncharacteristically in April. For the first time in many years the number of sales this month was fewer than the number of sales reported in the corresponding month the year before. In April there were 11,630 sales of residential......

March residential resale numbers were staggering, in every category. More than 12,077 homes changed hands in March, up almost 18 percent compared to the 10,260 that were reported sold last year. In comparing 2017 against 2016 it must be remembered that 2016 smashed all records......

The question that economists, journalist, politicians and realtors are all asking is: What’s happening to the Toronto real estate market? What they are discovering is that there are no easy answers to this question. What’s prompting the question is the most recent residential resale data......

By Michael Meltzer The residential real estate market in central Toronto typically slows down during the holiday season. Not because buyers decide to take a break from looking for new homes (although some do), but because sellers take a break. Who wants the stress of......

By Michael Meltzer Let’s pretend I’m you. Or you’re me. It doesn’t really matter. And let’s pretend you want to buy a house in central Toronto. Even with all the knowledge and experience I’ve accumulated during my 25 years in the business, buying a house......

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