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TREB MLS Average Resale Home Price - November 2019

TREB MLS Sales-To-New Listings Ratio - November 2019

TREB MLS New Listings - November 2019

TREB MLS Sales - November 2019


December 4, 2019 - Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,090 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in November 2019 – a 14.2 per cent increase compared to November 2018. On a GTA-wide basis, sales were up year-over-year for all major market segments. Annual sales growth in ground-oriented home types, including detached houses, led the way. New listings entered into TREB’s MLS® System in November and the active listings count at the end of the month went in the opposite direction compared to last year, with new listings down 17.9 per cent year-over-year and active listings down 27.2 per cent. “An increasing number of home buyers impacted by demand-side policies over the past three years, including the 2017 Ontario Fair Housing Plan and the OSFI mortgage stress test, have moved back into the market for ownership housing. Based on affordability and stricter mortgage qualification standards, many buyers may have likely

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TREB MLS Average Resale Home Price - October 2019

TREB MLS Sales-To-New Listings Ratio - October 2019

TREB MLS New Listings - October 2019


TORONTO, November 5, 2019 - Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,491 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2019. This result represented a 14 per cent increase compared to 7,448 sales reported in October 2018. GTA-wide, sales were up on a year-over-year basis for all major home types.  “A strong regional economy obviously fuels population growth. All of these new  households need a place to live and many have the goal of purchasing a home. The problem is that the supply of available listings is actually dropping, resulting in tighter market conditions and accelerating price growth,” said Mr. Collins. “During the recent federal election, some parties committed to more flexibility on the  mortgage lending front, including the reintroduction of a 30-year amortization period for  insured mortgages and more flexibility in the application of the OSFI mortgage stress test. These and other h

TREB MLS Sales - October 2019

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The Importance of Depersonalizing Your Home

When a buyer views your home for sale, they want to visualize themselves living there. They want to imagine cooking in the kitchen, relaxing in the living room, and enjoying get-togethers with family and friends. However, when they see a baseball trophy on the mantle with your name on it, that visualization crumbles, especially if they don’t play baseball! That’s why it’s smart to depersonalize your home as much as possible when selling. You don’t have to go too far. Simply do what you can to remove items that scream “We live here!” Consider stowing items such as: • Trophies, diplomas, certificates and anything else with a name prominently i89displayed on it. • Personal and family pictures. • Mementos, knickknacks and other items of a personal nature. • Notes, pictures, etc. on a fridge door or bulletin board. Depersonalizing is a proven staging strategy that can help sell your home faster and for a better price. Depending on the number of personal items you have, you may

Staging Doesn’t Have to be Difficult

You’ve probably heard of “staging”. It involves setting up each room of your home in a way that maximizes its appeal to buyers. You’ve probably also heard that this strategy can help sell your home faster – and for a higher price. That’s true. However, if you’re like many homeowners, you’re worried about the time, energy and cost involved in staging your home properly. After all, don’t professional stagers bring in special furniture and décor? Will you have to do the same thing? Not necessarily. Staging doesn’t have to be a big imposition. In fact, there are many staging techniques that most homeowners can easily do on their own. Among the simplest are: cleaning, decluttering, fixing, and painting. Rearranging furniture can also improve the look of a room, while putting some furniture into storage can make the room look more spacious. A helpful technique is to think of each room in your home as a product for sale. Then, explore ways to make it the kind of room buyers would wa

TREB MLS Average Home Price September 2019

GTA REALTORS® Release September 2019 Market Watch

October 3, 2019 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,825 sales through TREB's MLS® System in September 2019. This result represented strong year-over-year sales growth of 22 per cent compared to 6,414 sales reported in September 2018. It is important to note, however, that sales remain well-below the record September 2016 peak of more than 9,800 sales. On a preliminary seasonally adjusted basis, the September 2019 sales level remained in virtually the same as the August 2019 result. The supply of listings continued to be a concern in September 2019, with new listings down by 1.9 per cent year-over-year to 15,611. We have experienced multiple months this year wherein the annual rate of sales growth outpaced the annual rate of new listings growth, resulting in the overall number of active listings at month-end being well-below last year's levels. This speaks to tightening market conditions and an accel

3 Ways to Sell Your Home Quickly

When you put your home on the market, chances are you’ll cross your fingers and hope that a good offer – or two or three – will come in fairly quickly. So, what can you do to help make that happen? A lot! Here are just three of many sure-fire ways to speed up the sale of your home. 1. Price it right. Your home will sell more quickly when the list price is set at or near the current market value. That value is calculated using a number of factors, including what similar homes in the area sold for recently. You don’t want the price to be set too high, otherwise few, if any, buyers will bother to see it. On the other hand, setting the price too low may not excite as many buyers as you might think, and you may end up leaving a lot of money on the table. 2. Staging. This is all about presenting each room of your home in a way that looks attractive to buyers. The technique involves decluttering, reorganizing furniture, and decorating strategically. Staging is proven to reduce

Toronto MLS - Sales-To New Listings - September 2019

Toronto MLS - Sales - September 2019

TREB MLS New Listings - September 2019

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What To Watch For When Viewing An Older Home

Buying an older property definitely has its advantages. The neighbourhood will already be well-established, so you’ll be able to get a sense of the community. The trees will be grown. The area will have a defined character. This combination of an older home and established community may be something you like, or even love. However, when you’re viewing an older home for sale, there are a few extra things you need to be sure to check. Here are the most important: Needed replacements. Nothing lasts forever. In any home, there are items that will eventually need to be replaced. The most common include roofing shingles, furnace, water heater, air conditioner, windows, deck, and fencing. When viewing an older property, ask about the age of each of these items. You’ll get an idea of probable upcoming replacement expenses. Building issues. Homes were built differently decades ago than they are today. So, there may be issues that need to be addressed by a new owner. Some can be serious, suc

Buying a Home Out-of-Town

Have you ever considered selling your home and moving out-of-town? One concern that might be holding you back is the uncertainty involved of finding a home in an unfamiliar place. What are the best neighbourhoods? What are homes selling for in that area? What is it like to live there? There are many ways to find out. •  If possible, spend a day in the area. Walk some of the    neighbourhoods. Visit schools and parks. Check out the local    shopping and other amenities. •  Talk to someone who lives there. This will give you firsthand     insights into the area. You can facilitate this through a Facebook     post where you ask to chat with a local resident. •  View current listings in the area online. Most listings include helpful    data on safety, demographics and other information. •  Get a handle on home prices by finding out what a home like yours     is currently selling for in that area. That will give you a baseline to     determine what you can expect to pay. What’s the bot

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Furniture Ideas that Save Space

We could all use a little more room in our homes, so it’s always worth checking out the amazing space saving options available to homeowners today. Some common clutter reducing options include closet organizers and kitchen cabinetry specially designed for storage, but there are so many new ideas available too. For example, the latest modern beds appear to be sitting on a solid box frame but they are actually hiding plenty of storage space. That space is easily accessible with a simple lever that raises the mattress – a much tidier solution than shoving boxes between the legs of a standard bed frame. If you’re considering a sofa bed or Murphy bed, imagine a set of bunk beds that are hidden within the framework of an ordinary-looking sofa or behind a wall unit. How about a coffee table that expands into a dining room table, or a cube-shaped ottoman that hides seating for five? With so many new space-saving furniture designs available, casual search online could reveal possibi

TREB MLS Average Resale Home Price - August 2019

TREB MLS Sales-to-New Listings Ratio - August 2019

TREB MLS New Listings - August 2019

TREB MLS Sales August 2019

GTA REALTORS® Release August 2019 Stats

September 5, 2019 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,711 residential sales through TREB's MLS® System in August 2019. This result represented a 13.4 per cent increase compared to 6,797 sales reported in August 2018. On a month-over- month basis, after preliminary seasonal adjustment, sales were up by 0.8 per cent.  GTA-wide sales were up on a year-over-year basis for all major market segments, with annual rates of sales growth strongest for low-rise home types including detached houses. This reflects the fact that demand for more expensive home types was very low in 2018 and has rebounded to a certain degree in 2019, albeit not back to the record levels experienced in 2016 and the first quarter of 2017.  Market conditions also became tighter in August 2019 compared to a year ago because, while sales were up year-over-year, new listings were down by three per cent over the same time period to 11,789. Year-t

TREB MLS - Average Resale Home Price - July 2019

TREB MLS - Sales-To-New Listings Ratio -July 2019

TREB MLS New Listings - July 2019

TREB MLS Sales - July 2019

GTA REALTORS® Release July 2019 Stats

August 6, 2019 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,595 sales through TREB's MLS® System in July 2019. This result was up by 24.3 per cent compared to July 2018. On a month-over-month basis, sales were up by 5.1 per cent, after preliminary seasonal adjustment. New listings entered into TREB's MLS® System in July 2019 were up compared to July 2018, but by a much lesser annual rate than sales, at 3.7 per cent. With annual growth in sales far outstripping annual growth in new listings, market conditions clearly tightened compared to last year. Active listings at the end of July were down by 9.1 per cent year-over-year, further reflecting tightening market conditions.  As market conditions continued to tighten in July, the average selling price increased by 3.2 per cent on a year-over-year basis to $806,755. The MLS® Home Price Index Composite benchmark was up by 4.4 per cent. Higher density home types cont

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TREB MLS Average Resale Home Price - June 2019

TREB MLS Sales-To-New Listings Ratio - June 2019

TREB MLS New Listings June 2019

TREB MLS Sales - June 2019

Market Watch Report for June 2019

TORONTO, July 4, 2019 – The new President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, Michael Collins, announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,860 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in June 2019, representing a 10.4 per cent increase compared to June 2018. Over the same time period, total new listings remained at a similar level for the month of June and active listings at month-end were down by 5.7 per cent. Sales and new listings statistics for the first half of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018 painted a similar story to that of June. Sales were up by 8.5 per cent, while new listings were up by less than one per cent. This shows that sales accounted for a greater share of listings compared to last year, which means that competition between buyers increased, resulting in renewed price growth in many segments of the market. “As I start my term as President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, I am proud to say that the Greater Toronto Area continues to grow, in terms of emplo


Toronto MLS Average Resale Home Price - May 2019

Toronto MLS Sales-to-New Listings Ratio - May 2019

Toronto MLS New Listings - May 2019

Toronto MLS Sales - May 2019

GTA REALTORS® Release May 2019 Stats

June 5, 2019 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 9,989 transactions through TREB's MLS® System in May 2019.* While this result represented a substantial increase of 18.9 per cent over the 15-year low in May 2018, it should be noted that the result was still below the average for month of May sales for the previous ten years, which stands at almost 10,300. The year-over-year uptick in sales experienced so far in the second quarter of 2019 reflects spring polling results from Ipsos (undertaken on behalf of TREB) suggesting that the share of likely home buyers in the Greater Toronto Area has edged upwards since the fall.  "After a sluggish start to 2019, the second quarter appears to be reflecting a positive shift in consumer sentiment toward ownership housing. Households continue to see ownership housing in the GTA as a quality long-term investment as population growth from immigration remains strong and the

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Toronto MLS Average Resale Home Price - April 2019

Toronto MLS Sales-to-New Listings Ratio - April 2019

Toronto MLS New Listings - April 2019