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22 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Thinking about Buying a Cottage?

The beginning of the cottage season is a good opportunity for a reminder that recreational real estate transactions are unlike any other property dealings. Speaking to about 1,000 real estate lawyers at a Law Society seminar earlier this month, Midland lawyer Fred Hacker pointed out that the main difference in cottage deals is the emotional […]

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15 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

My Thoughts and Predictions for the 2012 Toronto Housing Market

Here is what I think is in store for the Toronto Housing Market in 2012: Let’s start with the good. In centrally located neighbourhoods a continuation of the frantic multiple offer events that we have been exposed to pretty much over the past 7 sevens will continue through the spring and fall markets. Parents with […]

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07 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Pace Of Home Sales Brisk In October

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,642 home sales through the TorontoMLS® in October 2011. This represented an increase of 17.5 per cent compared to the 6,504 transactions reported in October 2010.Monthly sales data follow a recurring seasonal trend that should be removed before comparing monthly results within the same year. After adjusting for seasonality, the annualized […]

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06 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

September Rounds Out a Strong Third Quarter

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,658 transactions through the TorontoMLS® system in September – a 25 per cent increase over September 2010. Sales during the first three quarters of 2011 amounted to 70,588, representing a 2.6 per cent increase compared to the first nine months of 2010. “We have experienced strong growth in sales so far […]

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14 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Strong August Home Sales in the GTA

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,542 sales through the TorontoMLS® system in August – a 24 per cent increase over 6,083 sales in August 2010. New listings, at 12,509, were up by 20 per cent compared to August 2010. Market conditions remained tight as sales growth outstripped growth in new listings.  “Home sales in the GTA […]

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