TREB releases monthly market figures reported by GTA REALTORS®

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NEW RELEASE FROM THE TORONTO REAL ESTATE BOARD TORONTO, ONTARIO, July 5, 2018 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura, in his first market release as TREB President, is pleased to announce some positive signs with respect to the housing market. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,082 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in June […]

Canadian Housing Starts Trend Increased in January

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“New home construction started off strong in 2017, both in terms of single-detached homes and multi-unit residential,” said Bob Dugan, CMHC Chief Economist. “While Ontario starts continue to drive the national trend upwards, construction has slowed in BC since last July when it reached a near record high. This slowdown can be partly attributed to […]

Stress Testing Our Economy

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CMHC the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation has some very astute economists that understand our economy and how we are positioned globally.  This not only allows them to have a very good handle on what we should expect and how to prepare for it, but they also look at what could possibly happen.   As […]

Moving? Pack Up Your Garage in 5 Easy Steps

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While the garage is often the last room packed in a home, there are many reasons to make it your first. —— Guest Post by NorthStar Moving Co-Founder Laura McHolm When it comes to packing up your home for a move, the garage is often the last room packed. Let’s face it, we put it […]

Genius Tricks That Make Your Home Look Bigger

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While the go-to trick might be to cover your walls with mirrors, try these lesser-known designer ideas to leave your space feeling wide open. ————- By Sarah Fogle Perhaps your minimal lifestyle has led you to a small living space, or you’re on a tight, I-can-only-afford-a-studio budget. Maybe you just have that one cramped room […]

Glitter Grout Is the Latest Decor Trend to Go Viral

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Understanding Real Estate Headlines in the Current Market

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Today’s Headlines can be confusing…    Sales Volumes soar,  Home Sales Fall, it sounds confusing, doesn’t it!   So what does this mean?  Are they reporting conflicting news?  Or are they not spelling out the whole picture to get you bouncing back and forth reading news articles just to get your attention?   Well, they […]