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Entries in Market Watch (253)

The Toronto market is hungry, but houses are in short supply

Real estate agent Ira Jelinek has what many agents and buyers are looking for: a listing for a detached house in a desirable Toronto neighbourhood.

At an open house on Saturday, he offered a plate of chocolate treats and a stack of colourful brochures as he welcomed a steady stream of potential buyers to 442 Winnett Ave. The agent with Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd. had already fielded two bully offers after listing the house two days earlier with an asking price of $549,000. “We’re not interested,” he told the potential buyers, who didn’t want to wait until Thursday night when the homeowners would be accepting offers.

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Posted on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 11:30AM by Registered CommenterElaine in | CommentsPost a Comment | References1 Reference

GREATER TORONTO REALTORS® REPORT LATEST MID-MONTH RESALE MARKET FIGURES

TORONTO, February 19, 2014 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that “sales growth has rebounded so far in February after a slow start to the year in January. While new listings were still down in comparison to last year, the annual rate of decline was less than experienced last month. This may point to an improvement in the listings situation moving forward, which would help alleviate some of the pent-up demand that currently exists in the marketplace."

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Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 01:49PM by Registered CommenterElaine in | CommentsPost a Comment

The New Year Heralds In a Seller’s Market In Canada’s Largest Cities

According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released today, the average price of a home in Canada increased between 1.2 per cent and 3.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2013.

The survey showed year-over-year average price increases in the fourth quarter of 2013 of 3.6 per cent to $418,282 for standard two-storey homes and 3.8 per cent to $380,710 for detached bungalows, while the average price of a standard condominium rose 1.2 per cent to $246,530. Prices are expected to maintain healthy momentum into 2014, with Royal LePage projecting a 3.7 per cent increase nationally from 2013 and a shift to a seller’s market in the first portion of the year.

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Posted on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 04:54PM by Registered CommenterElaine in , | CommentsPost a Comment | References1 Reference

GTA REALTORS® RELEASE MID-MONTH RESALE HOUSING FIGURES

TORONTO, January 17, 2014 – Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 1,287 transactions through the TorontoMLS system during the first two weeks of 2014. This result was down by approximately eight per cent compared to 1,396 sales reported during the same period in 2013. New listings entered into the system were down by a greater 20 per cent year-over-year.

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Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:37AM by Registered CommenterElaine in | CommentsPost a Comment

GTA REALTORS® Report Monthly Resale Housing Market Figures

TORONTO, January 6, 2014 – Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,078 residential transactions through the TorontoMLS system in December 2013 – up by almost 14 per cent compared to 3,582 sales reported in December 2012. New listings entered into the TorontoMLS system were down by almost four per cent over the same period.

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Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10:33AM by Registered CommenterElaine in | CommentsPost a Comment