Toronto Real Estate Market Watch – October

October Home Sales Up Year-Over-Year TORONTO, November 3, 2016 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a record 9,768 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2016 – up by 11.5 per cent compared to October 2015. For the TREB market area as a whole, the largest annual rate of sales growth…

Toronto Real Estate Market Watch – September

Change is in the air, and the regulations. Between the foreign buyer tax in Vancouver to the recent CMHC regulations to qualify for mortgages, the effect is starting to be felt. The impact is being felt more dramatically in Vancouver where real estate deals with foreign buyers “plunged from 2,034 deals in the seven-week period before the tax, to 60…

Time for your home to go back to school!

Your kids are back to school but is your home? Check out our favourite resources and ideas for getting your home ready for back to school! Just click on the title to get the goods. 22 MUDROOM STORAGE AND DECORATING IDEAS by House and Home Check out designers’ top tips for keeping your entry room organized, efficient and,…

Toronto Real Estate Market Watch August 2016

We’re in the business of real estate and we’re still amazed at how much homes are selling for.   A semi in Beach Hill lists for $799,000 and sells for over $1M.   Crazy. While there are some homes priced under value to drive up multiple offers, the reality is that most homes are being listed near past comparable market…

Toronto Real Estate Market Watch June 2016

Spring Market Capped Off with Strong June Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 12,794 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in June 2016. This result was 7.5 per cent higher than the 11,905 sales reported in June 2015. In line with the prevailing trend so far this year, the number of new…

Movie Nights in the Beach!

We are super excited to once again sponsor Movie Nights in the Beach. Movies start at dusk and make sure you enter to win our VIP Seating. Check out the full schedule below!

Toronto Real Estate Market Watch May 2016

Strong Sales Growth Continues in May Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that there were 12,870 home sales reported through TREB’s MLS® System in May 2016. This result represented a new record for the month of May and a 10.6 per cent increase over the same period last year. In contrast, the number of new listings was down…

Top 5 Most Fun DIY Home Projects

With the awesome weather here, everyone is sprucing up their homes. Once you’ve done the grunt work, why not have some fun with our Top 5 DIY Home Projects? 1. Paint Your Front Door After a harsh winter, your front door can take a beating and nothing improves curb appeal more than a welcoming, fresh front door. Repainting your door…

How to win a bidding war

How can you win a bidding war in Toronto’s competitive real estate market? Let’s face it.  For buyers, getting into a bidding war can be brutal…except for one lucky winner. In today’s heated market, homes in sought-after neighbourhoods can command multiple offers and the sold price often well exceeds the asking price. One lucky home buyer wins but the others…