Toronto's House Prices Will Look Like This In 10 Years, If Trends Keep Up

Friday Apr 22nd, 2016


TORONTO'S HOUSE PRICES WILL LOOK LIKE THIS IN 10 YEARS, IF TRENDS KEEP UP HuffPost Canada has put together projections of house prices in Canada's largest cities, based on the trends seen over the past three years. The prognosis? Things are going to be really, really expensive, if this keeps up.  A single-family home in Toronto will run between $2.26-million and $3.58-million by 2026, by their projections. But the bad news doesn't just affect people who haven't... [read more]

Why Do Rich People Invest in Real Estate?

Tuesday Apr 19th, 2016


WHY DO RICH PEOPLE INVEST IN REAL ESTATE? And Are Regular Investors Missing Out? Question for you: Why do rich people invest in real estate? Housing prices are at an all-time high in Canada. It just seems so counter-intuitive! Over half a decade ago, financial planners and trusted portfolio advisors started to look for stable, steady returns that could actually beat inflation. The reason? Bond yields were weak and the equity market was volatile. Their clients wanted stable returns... [read more]

Home Prices Up Over 50% in GTA's Hottest Neighbourhoods

Sunday Dec 11th, 2016


HOME PRICES UP OVER 50% IN GTA'S HOTTEST NEIGHBOURHOODS Earlier this month the Toronto Real Estate Board announced that the average price of a detached home in the 905 region was up 29.4% year over year. But as any good math student knows, if the average in the GTA is up 29.4% that means there must be quite a few neighbourhoods that are appreciating at a much faster rate than this. I thought it would be helpful to take a look at how fast the hottest neighbourhoods in the GTA are... [read more]

2016 Was a Record Year for Toronto Real Estate, But What About 2017?

Saturday Dec 10th, 2016


2016 WAS A RECORD YEAR FOR TORONTO REAL ESTATE... BUT WHAT ABOUT 2017? Toronto 2016 MLS sales are set to smash all previous highs with an estimate of 113,000 total residential sales. At the year end of 2016, the average price is now at $784,000 up 26% from a year earlier. Days on the market is down to 17 days, a drop of 28%. Active listings are down 36%. The current average price of a detached house in the 416 is $1.35M up 32% over 2015. The average price for a condo in the 416 is now... [read more]

Toronto's home prices in line with other world cities.

Wednesday Mar 8th, 2017


TORONTO'S HOME PRICES IN LINE WITH OTHER WORLD CITIES Tess Kalinowski, Toronto Star  Image courtesty of: Toronto Star Bubble? What bubble? Toronto's soaring home prices are in line with the reality of other world cities such as New York, Hong Kong and London, says Mark Renzoni, president of global commercial real estate giant CBRE. "The market is fairly balanced. It's not being driven by foreign capital. It's being driven by Canadians, moving up, buying... [read more]


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