THE PACE OF GREATER TORONTO AREA HOME SALES SLOWS IN APRIL 2021

Wednesday May 5th, 2021

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GTA Real Estate Market Showing sign of slowdown

THE PACE OF GREATER TORONTO AREA HOME SALES SLOWS IN APRIL 2021 TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 5, 2021 – Home sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) set a new record for April and amounted to more than quadruple that from April 2020 – the first full month of the pandemic. Bucking the regular seasonal trend, April 2021 sales actually declined month-over-month. A similar trend was noted for the number of new listings reported. GTA REALTORS® reported 13,663 sales through... [read more]

Gifts and Gadgets for Every Room in the House

Sunday Dec 1st, 2019

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Gifts and Gadgets for Every Room in the House

Gifts and Gadgets for Every Room in the House Are you searching for new and innovative gift ideas this holiday season? If so, check out our list of the hottest home technology offerings. We’ve selected a few of our favourites for every room in the house. These smart systems and devices add comfort, convenience, and a “cool factor” that will delight your friends and family. So think about who you know that loves the latest gadgets … or add a few of these to... [read more]

2020 Outlook: Real Estate Market Forecast

Thursday Jan 2nd, 2020

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2020 Outlook: Real Estate Market Forecast

2020 Outlook: Real Estate Market Forecast After a two year slump, the future's looking bright again for Canadian real estate. Economists expect positive growth in the national housing market in 2020, supported by low mortgage rates, a solid job market, and a rising population. In fact, in a recent report, RBC Economics called 2019 a “turning point for Canada’s housing market.”1 To understand why—and where the market is headed—we take a closer look at... [read more]

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 ¾ percent - January 22, 2020

Wednesday Jan 22nd, 2020

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Bank of Canada Rate Announcement

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 ¾ percent - January 22, 2020 The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 ¾ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 2 percent and the deposit rate is 1 ½ percent. The global economy is showing signs of stabilization, and some recent trade developments have been positive. However, there remains a high degree of uncertainty and geopolitical tensions have re-emerged, with... [read more]

Top 5 Home Design Trends for a New Decade

Monday Mar 2nd, 2020

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Top 5 Home Design Trends for a New Decade

Top 5 Home Design Trends for a New Decade Whether you’re planning a simple refresh or a full-scale renovation, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in home design. Sellers who make tasteful updates can generate increased buyer interest and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider which features of a home will need updating immediately (or in the near future) so they can factor renovation costs into their overall budget. Even... [read more]

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