January Toronto Real Estate Update

Jan 12 | by Barry Cohen

Toronto real estate achieved new home sale records for the second year in a row. A total of 113,133 sales were completed, a 11.8 per cent increase over 2015. By the end of the calendar year, Toronto recorded $82.5 billion in real estate dollar volume with residential properties spending an average 17 days on market. Toronto’s strong economy, low borr...

Relocating During the Winter? 5 Things You Should Know

Dec 29 | by Barry Cohen

Relocating in the winter does not have to be a nightmare with the right preparation. Moving companies are less busy, and therefore, able to provide you with better attention and more flexible scheduling. When moving to a new property, there are a few measures to keep in mind that will smooth the transition.  1. Keep Your Walkways Clear For your sa...

4 Things To Do Before Leaving Your Home for Vacation

Dec 22 | by Barry Cohen

When it's time to hit the ski slopes for a week or the need to escape the Toronto chill strikes, there are some steps local homeowners must take before leaving on vacation. Steps may vary according to the length of your trip. A weeklong tropical reprieve is different from Toronto residents flying far south for several months. Adjust these tips based on the...

Finding the Right Home in a Competitive Market

Dec 15 | by Barry Cohen

Toronto real estate is a unique market for a metropolitan city. The low inventory and high demand that is driving sale prices higher are not limited to a particular market segment. Luxury buyers face stiff competition for the limited number of properties available. Bidding wars and escalating prices are not uncommon even in the $2.5 million-plus luxury dem...

December Toronto Real Estate Update

Dec 8 | by Barry Cohen

The Toronto real estate market’s latest figures show no change to the underlying market conditions that have persisted throughout this year. The year-over-year average sale price and the number of closed home sales were up by double-digits. While the number of new listings grew, it still is not enough to address Toronto's sparse inventory.  Th...

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