Archive for December, 2009

Toronto Real Estate Market Report: December 2009 Mid-Month Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Market Report: December 2009 Mid-Month Statistics Photo

     Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 3,079 existing home transactions in the first two weeks of December compared to 1,487 in 2008. The strong growth represents both increased home ownership demand and the fact that we are comparing the recovery phase of the sales cycle this December with the contraction phase experienced last winter.

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Is December A Good Time Of Year To Buy Or Sell Real Estate?

By on December 14, 2009 in Condos/Lofts, Houses with 0 Comments

Is December A Good Time Of Year To Buy Or Sell Real Estate? Photo

     The real estate market generally tends to slow down during the month of December as buyers put their search on hold in favour of gift shopping, holiday preparations, vacations, etc.  Accordingly, sellers usually don’t put their property on the market so close to the holiday season unless they have to.   A listing can suffer a bit if it sits over Christmas/New Years with no showings and the thought is that it’s better to wait and list in January/February when more buyers are in the market.

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Toronto Real Estate Market Report: November 2009 Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Market Report: November 2009 Statistics Photo

     Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,446 sales in November – slightly more than double the November 2008 result when GTA home sales had dipped markedly due to the economic downturn. Year-to-date sales were up 14 per cent compared to the first 11 months of 2008.

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Spotlight: “DNA” In The King Street West/Liberty Village Area

DNA In The King Street West/Liberty Village Area Photo

     My brokerage’s office is located in the King Street West/Liberty Village area and it’s a part of the city where I do a good deal of business.  One of the buildings that I find myself consistently viewing with clients and answering questions about is “DNA“.

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