Archive for September, 2013

Are Authentic Lofts Really That Hard To Come By?

Are Authentic Lofts Really That Hard To Come By? Photo

Last weekend I held a couple of open houses at my new listing in the Massey Harris Lofts building on King Street West.

The turnout was great.

As with most open houses, there were visitors who saw the listing on MLS, there were visitors who popped-in off the street, and there were visitors who already live in the building and were curious to see their neighbour’s unit.

Regardless of what pulled them in though, they were really all there for the same thing… the chance to see an authentic loft.

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Toronto Real Estate Market Report: August 2013 Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Market Report: August 2013 Statistics Photot

Following is TREB’s market report for August 2013:  Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,569 residential transactions through the TorontoMLS system in August 2013. This represented a 21 per cent increase compared to 6,249 sales in August 2012.

“Sales were up strongly this past August for all major home types compared to last year. Many households have accounted for the added costs brought on by stricter mortgage lending guidelines and have reactivated their search for a home.

These households have found that a diversity of affordable ownership options exist throughout the GTA,” said Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher.

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