Market Watch - April 2021

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Market Watch - April 2021

Tags: MARKET WATCH, TREB, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, MARKET STATS, HOUSE PRICES

Home sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) set a new record for April and amounted to more than quadruple that from April 2020 – the first full month of the pandemic. Bucking the regular seasonal trend, April 2021 sales actually declined month-over-month. A similar trend was noted for the number of new listings reported. GTA REALTORS® reported 13,663 sales through TRREB’s MLS&re...Read More

10-Step Guide to Selling Your Home

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10-Step Guide to Selling Your Home

Tags: HOME SELLERS, HOW TO SELL, HOUSE PRICES, HOMES IN TORONTO, GTA HOMES, HOME BUYERS, REAL ESTATE MARKET

Selling your home can be an incredibly emotional, stressful process, which is why it is so important to follow the right steps when deciding to sell your home. We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to selling your home, to help guide you in the right direction to ensure your selling experience is as easy as possible. 1. Decide to Sell Your Home Make sure you are ready both financially an...Read More

Home Renovations That Buyers Want

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Home Renovations That Buyers Want

Tags: HOME RENOVATIONS, HOME BUYERS, HOUSE PRICES, HOMES IN TORONTO, GTA HOMES, HOME SELLERS, REAL ESTATE MARKET

What are the home renovations that buyers want to see on the market? It’s a great question, and one you’ve likely pored over if you’re preparing to list your home for sale in the near future, or you’re embarking on a renovation with a thought to long-term resale value. According to the 2021 RE/MAX Renovation Investment Report, more than half of Canadians underwent a home re...Read More

Market Watch - March 2021

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Market Watch - March 2021

Tags: MARKET WATCH, TREB, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, MARKET STATS, HOUSE PRICES

Now is the time to list! For the third straight month of 2021, record home sales continued in March across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with buyers taking advantage of favourable borrowing costs and continued improvement in many sectors of the economy. GTA REALTORS® reported 15,652 sales in March 2021 – close to double that of March 2020. While sales were strong, it is important to r...Read More

Ontario Real Estate Sees Province-Wide Shortages

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Ontario Real Estate Sees Province-Wide Shortages

Tags: home buyers, house prices, homes in toronto, GTA homes, home sellers, real estate market

One of the most compelling trends in the Ontario real estate market over this past year has been the rise of rural housing markets. Although industry observers stop short of calling it an “exodus,” many households are scrapping home-buying dreams within the province’s major urban centres, like Toronto and Hamilton, and relocating to suburban areas, small towns and rural...Read More

Market Watch - February 2021

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Market Watch - February 2021

Tags: MARKET WATCH, TREB, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, MARKET STATS, HOUSE PRICES

Record home sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) continued in February as buyers remained confident in their employment situations and took advantage of ultra-low borrowing costs. With multiple buyers continuing to compete for many available listings, double-digit annual price growth was the norm throughout the GTA, with stronger rates of growth in the suburbs surrounding the City of Toronto. ...Read More

6 Hidden Expenses Buyers Often Forget About

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6 Hidden Expenses Buyers Often Forget About

Tags: home buyers, house prices, homes in toronto, GTA homes, first time home buyers, buyer tips

Buying a house is one of the biggest purchases you will make in your lifetime and a lot goes into the planning and finances of purchasing a home, especially if it is your first home. From a down-payment, to repairs & maintenance, to purchasing furniture and appliances, there are hidden expenses that one might not think of when in the home-buying process. We reached out to our RE/MAX Influence...Read More

Market Watch - January 2021

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Market Watch - January 2021

Tags: Market watch, TREB, Toronto Real Estate, Market stats, House prices

January 2021 home sales amounted to 6,928 – up by more than 50 per cent compared to January 2020. This strong start to 2021 included sales growth across all major segments including condominium apartments, both in the City of Toronto and surrounding GTA regions. New listings were also up on a year-over-year basis in January, but not by the same annual rate as sales. This means market condit...Read More

Dominican Republic captures nearly half of the foreign direct investment made in the Caribbean

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Dominican Republic captures nearly half of the foreign direct investment made in the Caribbean

Tags: Punta Cana, Investments, Caribbean, Lifestyle

The Dominican Republic continues to be the first destination country for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Caribbean, since in 2019 it captured 47% of the investments made in the region, according to the most recent report “Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean” published last December by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). ...Read More

The Top Benefits of Buying and Selling Your Home in the Winter

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The Top Benefits of Buying and Selling Your Home in the Winter

Tags: winter, home sellers, home buyers, benefits of selling, homes in vaughan, homes in toronto

  Opinions are split as to whether buying and selling a home in the winter is the best time or not. In the post-coronavirus world, plenty of conventions and traditions have been turned upside down. Deciding if you should erect a for sale sign in your snow-filled yard or venture out in cold conditions to find your dream home? There are some factors to consider, working in favour of ...Read More