Archive for May, 2013

How Important Is The View?

How Important Is The View? Photo

With so many new condo buildings popping up, great views are getting much harder to come by. Heck, even decent views are getting harder to come by.

So, if you’re selling your condo and it’s got an exceptional view – shout it from the rooftops!

I recently had a condo listing in the Yorkville/Bloor area.

The last comparable sale in the building was listed and then re-listed twice before finally selling. It was on the market for a total of 158 days.

Our’s sold in just 2 days. And for 103% of the list price.

Why the difference?

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Toronto Real Estate Market Report: April 2013 Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Market Report: April 2013 Statistics Photo

Following is TREB’s market report for April 2013:  Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 9,811 sales through the TorontoMLS system in April 2013, representing a dip of two per cent in comparison to 10,021 transactions in April 2012. Both new listings during the month and active listings at the end of April were up on a year-over-year basis.

“Despite the headwinds we have experienced in the housing market this year, April sales came in quite strong in comparison to last year. As we move through the spring and into the second half of 2013, the demand for home ownership should continue to firm-up relative to last year,” said Toronto Real Estate Board President Ann Hannah.

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