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Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – November 2015

Record Home Sales for October November 5, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,804 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2015. This is the best result...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Nov 5, 2015

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – October 2015

Record Home Sales in September 2015 October 5, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a record number of transactions for the month of September through TREB’s MLS®...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Oct 5, 2015

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – September 2015

Sales and Average Price Up in August September 4, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,998 residential transactions through the TREB MLS® System in August 2015. This r...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Sep 4, 2015

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – September 2015

Sales and Average Price Up in August September 4, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,998 residential transactions through the TREB MLS® System in August 2015. This r...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Sep 4, 2015

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – August 2015

New Record for July Home Sales August 6, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced record home sales for the month of July. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 9,880 sales through TREB’s MLS® System, represent...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Aug 6, 2015

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – August 2015

New Record for July Home Sales August 6, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced record home sales for the month of July. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 9,880 sales through TREB’s MLS® System, represent...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Aug 6, 2015

Rate cut could add fire to Vancouver and Toronto housing markets

A further interest rate cut by the Bank of Canada could further fuel flames in the country’s two biggest real estate markets which are once again showing signs of overheating, housing watchers say. “It’s another log on the fire for the Toronto...

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – July 2015

Record Sales and Strong Price Growth in June July 7, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 11,992 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in June 2015. This result represented...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Jul 7, 2015

Could an interest-rate hike cool B.C.’s real estate market?

Not “good” interesting. “Scary” interesting. “We believe the Bank of Canada will begin raising (interest) rates in March 2016,” a new report from the Ottawa-based economic think-tank says, predicting slow and gradual rate...

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – June 2015

A New Sales Record for the Month of May June 3, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced 11,706 sales reported by Greater Toronto REALTORS® in May 2015. This result was up by 6.3 per cent in comparison to 11,013 sa...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Jun 3, 2015

Average home price of affluent Canadians tops $1.5-million

That compares with an average price of $448,862 for homes sold in April, according to the latest figures from the Canadian Real Estate Association. Excluding the red-hot markets for the greater Toronto and Vancouver, the average figure in April was $...

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – May 2015

Record Sales in April 2015 May 5, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 11,303 sales in April 2015. This was the highest sales result on record for the month of April...
by The Cricket Club Blog on May 5, 2015

Metro Vancouver housing affordability continues to slip-slide away

Housing affordability in Metro Vancouver continued to slide in the first quarter, making it even more difficult for Vancouverites to own a home the country’s least affordable region, according to the latest Desjardins Affordability Index releas...

Over 40% of first-time home buyers in Canada need their parents’ help

A Bank of Montreal report suggests first-time home buyers are increasingly turning to the “Bank of Mom and Dad.” BMO’s 2015 Home Buying Report found that 42 per cent of first-time buyers told an online survey that they expected their parents or...

Vancouver’s average house price hits $1.27-million

The average price for detached bungalows and two-storey houses across Vancouver, North Vancouver and West Vancouver have jumped by 10.6 per cent and 10.3 per cent in the last year, according to Royal LePage’s House Price Survey, released Wednesday.

Why Vancouver’s house price increases show no signs of stopping

From Albertan black gold to globetrotting wealth to lucky heirs, big money is flocking to Vancouver real estate and fuelling huge price increases that show no sign of stopping, according to the CEO of Sotheby’s Canada. “You’re not only going to...

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – April 2015

Sales and Price Up Year-Over-Year in March 2015 April 7, 2015 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,940 sales in March 2015. This result represented an 11 per cent incre...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Apr 7, 2015

Housing market softening everywhere but Toronto and Vancouver

The much-ballyhooed “soft landing” in real estate may already be underway, Bank of Montreal says, as booming price gains in two of Canada’s three biggest housing markets are the exception rather than the rule in the rest of the coun...

What are the risks in presenting an offer subject free?

With Vancouver’s housing market racing off the charts, I found this interesting article by mortgage broker Atrina Kouroshnia who explains the risks involved in presenting an offer without subjects. In competitive housing markets like Vancouver,...

Mortgage rates come down even further during a heated spring housing market

Fierce competition among banks and home buyers is driving mortgage rates down and home prices up, signalling the start of a spring housing market that many observers expect will be particularly heated this year. Bank of Montreal unveiled a 2.79-per-c...


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