Toronto Real Estate returns report: 20 years of ROI - Q4 2019

Thursday Feb 20th, 2020

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Are you curious how your house or condo has appreciated over time compared to the average in the city? Or how those average price increases look versus the stock market? Well then you came to the right place. I've been compiling this after the June and December market statistics are released. Here's where you can find the last post, for Q2 2019.  I will show some of the charts in this blog post, but for the full picture, the entire report is available on... [read more]

More REALTORS® in GTA than outside of Ontario

Wednesday Dec 13th, 2017

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*MILESTONE ALERT* Based on the latest TREB membership numbers, we have now surpassed 50,000 REALTORS® working with the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). There are only 50,000 Realtors working outside of Ontario in the other 9 provinces and territories put together! The July 1 population of Canada in 2017 was 36.7 million people¹. Currently roaming among us in this fine country are 120,000 Realtors (per Canadian Real Estate Association). The Ontario Real... [read more]

The Home Price Index - what it is and why TREB is pushing it more

Monday Sep 25th, 2017

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The MLS® Home Price Index ("HPI") has been emphasized a bit more by the Toronto Real Estate Board ("TREB") recently, and I've been seeing it mentioned in the media a bit more of late. This index is supposed to work like the Consumer Price Index ("CPI") that most are familiar with. The CPI tracks changes in price of a "basket of goods and services," while the HPI tracks a "basket of home attributes." In both cases what's in the basket... [read more]

Toronto's most and least expensive neighbourhoods in 2020

Tuesday Apr 20th, 2021

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Are you curious which of the 144 Toronto neighbourhoods are the most expensive? The least expensive? Yeah, me too, so I dug into it. You will find interactive maps down the page, showing averaged detached prices for all neighbourhoods and which areas had the highest % gains, but first... A little background I've been doing this for a few years now. For example, here are the most and least expensive neighbourhoods for 2019 and 2018. Last year I published a companion... [read more]

Toronto's most and least expensive neighbourhoods in 2019

Monday Jan 27th, 2020

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Are you curious which of the 144 TREB neighbourhoods are the most expensive? The least expensive? Yeah, me too, so I dug into it. You will find an interactive map at the bottom of the page, showing averaged detached prices for all neighbourhoods, but first... A little background First off, here are the most and least expensive neighbourhoods in 2018. I'll publish a companion post to this that shows which areas went up (and down) by the largest dollar amount and percentage;... [read more]

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