Archive for July, 2013

The August Slow-Down

The August Slow-Down Photo

Toronto’s real estate market is exceptionally active.

On any given day listings are being uploaded to MLS, realtors are out viewing properties with clients, and offers are being signed.

It seems as though the Toronto real estate market never sleeps.

It does take a breather though. Twice a year.

Once during the holiday season (late-December/early-January). And again during the 2nd half of summer (the month of August).

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Toronto Real Estate Market Report: June 2013 Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Market Report: June 2013 Statistics Photo

Following is TREB’s market report for June 2013:  Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 9,061 sales through the TorontoMLS system in June 2013 – down by less than one per cent compared to June 2012. Over the same period, new listings were down by a greater rate than sales, suggesting market conditions became tighter.

“The sales picture in the GTA improved markedly in the second quarter of 2013. While the number of transactions was still down compared to 2012, rates of decline were substantially improved compared to the first quarter,” said Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher.

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