Just like the Canadian winter weather, the Toronto real estate market is off to a cold start this year. Dad joke aside, a slow start to every year in a normal real estate market shouldn’t be a surprise. Traditionally, both the number of home sales and prices start low in January, gradually rise into the […]
Year-Over-Year Real Estate Prices Dip Into Negative Territory
A significant sales decline amounting to 44.1% less than September 2021 is bound to make news headlines everywhere for real estate bears and market pessimists. The most interesting detail to note about the most recent market report published by the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board is a dip in average price, amounting to 4.3% compared […]
Prices & Sales Continue Decline
July real estate sales dropped 47.4% year over year, while prices inched up 1.2% year over year (but down 6.2% month-to-month). Although the months of inventory (MOI) trend came in at 1.2 months in July, the actual number of active listings (15,335) compared to sales (4,912) returns a 3.1 month of inventory when you’re not […]
Return to a Normal Real Estate Market?
The release of June 2022’s market watch by the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board saw sales drop 41.4% versus June of last year. New listings increased by 1% but this figure is overstated (more on that in a separate blog post). Active listings rose to 16,093, an increase of 42.5%. The average price climbed 5.3% […]
Sales Down 38.8% – Time to Buy?
“The real estate market is crashing!” — is what you see in headlines everywhere. Sales are down 38.8% year-over-year. Prices are down 9% month-to-month. The number of homes for sale is up 26% compared to last year. What buyers have long been waiting for has come: more listings, less competition, and… gasp… lower prices. So […]
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