GTA Real Estate Market Sales Decline With Increase in Housing Mortgage Interest Rates in April 2022

Wednesday May 11th, 2022

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April 2022 GTA Hosuing Market Report

GTA Real Estate Market Sales Decline With Increase in Housing Mortgage Interest Rates in April 2022 The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) housing market continued its adjustment to higher borrowing costs, with the number of transactions down on a monthly and annual basis. As has been the case with previous rate tightening cycles, some home buyers have moved to the sidelines to determine how they will reposition themselves in the marketplace given the higher rate environment and related impact... [read more]

Tight housing market conditions continued to support a double-digit annual pace of price growth in GTA Real Estate in March 2022

Tuesday Apr 5th, 2022

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March 2022 Housing Market Report

Tight housing market conditions continued to support a double-digit annual pace of price growth in GTA Real Estate in March 2022 TORONTO, ONTARIO, April 5, 2022 – There were almost 11,000 Greater Toronto Area (GTA) home sales reported in March 2022, capping off the third-best March and second-best first quarter on record. Tight market conditions continued to support a double-digit annual pace of price growth, with an average selling price of $1.3 million. The average selling price... [read more]

Same GTA Real Estate Story - Inventory Low, Sales Decline, Home Prices Further Up in February 2022

Friday Mar 4th, 2022

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Same GTA Real Estate Story -  Inventory Low, Sales Decline, Home Prices Further Up in February 2022   February home sales were down compared to the all-time record in 2021, but represented the second-best result for the month of February in history. New listings dropped, but by a marginally lesser annual rate than sales, pointing to a modest move to a slightly more balanced market. Competition between buyers, however, remained tight enough to support double-digit price... [read more]

Hedge Against Inflation With These 3 Real Estate Investment Types

Wednesday Mar 2nd, 2022

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Hedge Against Inflation By investing in Real Estate

Hedge Against Inflation With These 3 Real Estate Investment Types The annual inflation rate in Canada is currently around 5.1%—the highest it’s been in 30 years.1 It doesn’t matter if you’re a cashier, lawyer, plumber, or retiree; if you spend Canadian dollars, inflation impacts you. Economists expect the effects of inflation, like a higher cost of goods, to continue.2 Luckily, an investment in real estate can ease some of the financial strain. Here’s... [read more]

Bank of Canada Increases the Overnight Lending Rate to 0.5%

Wednesday Mar 2nd, 2022

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Bank of Canada increases overnight lending rate

Bank of Canada Increases the Overnight Lending Rate to 0.5% The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to ½ %, with the Bank Rate at ¾ % and the deposit rate at ½ %. The Bank is continuing its reinvestment phase, keeping its overall holdings of Government of Canada bonds on its balance sheet roughly constant until such time as it becomes appropriate to allow the size of its balance sheet to decline. The unprovoked invasion... [read more]

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