Archive for April, 2011

Toronto Real Estate Market Report: April 2011 Mid-Month Statistics

 Toronto Real Estate Market Report: April 2011 Mid-Month Statistics Photo

     Following is TREB’s market report for mid-April 2011:  Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 4,444 sales during the first two weeks of April 2011 – a three per cent decrease compared to the first two weeks of April 2010. The number of new listings was down by 21 per cent compared to the same period last year.

“Sales activity was quite strong during the first two weeks of April. If this level of activity is sustained for the remainder of the month, we could see April transactions close to last year’s record result. Positive economic news has kept households confident in their ability to purchase and pay for a home over the long term,” said TREB President Bill Johnston.

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It’s Garage Sale Time Again!

 

   It’s that time of year again…  Royal LePage’s annual Garage Sale For Shelter is just around the corner and we need your help!  Last year’s sale was a great success (read my BLOG post from last year here), and we’re hoping to do even better this year.

Here are the event details:

• When:  Saturday, May 14th from 9am to 3pm (Rain date:  Sunday May 15th)

• Where: 905 King Street West (at Strachan)

• Why:  To support the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, Canada’s largest public foundation dedicated exclusively to supporting women’s shelters and ending violence against women and children.

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Toronto Real Estate Market Report: March 2011 Statistics

     Following is TREB’s market report for March 2011: Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 9,262 transactions through the TorontoMLS® system in March 2011, representing the second best March result on record. The number of transactions was 11 per cent lower than the record result reported in March 2010.

“The strong home sales reported in March and throughout the first quarter of 2011 have been based on a solid affordability picture and improving economic conditions in the GTA and country-wide,” said Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) President Bill Johnston.

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

Sudbury Townhomes In The King Street West/Liberty Village Area Photo

     Back in the fall I had a listing in one of the condo townhomes on Sudbury Street.  That listing prompted me to write a full blog post on “The Appeal Of A Condo Townhouse” (read it here).  With the spring market kicking into high gear, I figured this would be a good time to revisit the subject and take a closer look at the Sudbury Townhomes in particular.

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