Toronto Real Estate Board aims to ease competition concerns

The Toronto Real Estate Board has been battling the Competition Bureau, but they have unveiled a new policy that will allow agents to give their clients more access to information on the MLS. From the June 24th Globe and Mail by Steve Ladurantaye: In a bid to satisfy the Competition Commissioner, the Toronto Real Estate […]

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Might doesn’t always make right especially when comparing Canadian and U.S. real estate markets

Toronto is still the leading destination of most new immigrants to Canada and this constant population growth is fueling the expansion and densification of the GTA and central Toronto in particular with both buyers and renters. Coupled with this increase in density comes a vibrancy that is pushing Toronto into the top ranks of major […]

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TREB moving ahead with new technology

This just in from Toronto Real Estate Board President Bill Johnston: MLS districts changing from alpha-numberic codes to a system based on actual geographic areas. More information: Buying a home is one of the most important financial decisions most of us will ever make and fortunately, a number of different types of professionals, including realtors, […]

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Canadians Take on Greater Prudence Towards Debt

TD Economics has put together a document with some good news – our debt-to-income ratio is rising more slowly than in the past, but there are some numbers that are still worrisome. There is some very interesting information here about the pace of borrowing and the levels of debt  we’re carrying. From the document: Over […]

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Two New Listings – Summer Party Essentials – Luminato

My June eNewsletter is now live! I’ve got two listings featured, information about Luminato, which starts in three days! I’ve also got blogto’s list of hot new design stores in Toronto. Finally, I’m participating in this year’s Friends for Life Bike Rally. Over 400 of us are cycling from Toronto to Montreal to raise money […]

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