condo market news piece september 18

The Toronto Condo Market This Week (September 18, 2015)

Toronto's priciest condos are at Bloor and Avenue, real estate brokerage says An average one-bedroom condo in the area is $570,198, and an average two-bedroom is nearly $1.5 million (actually, the average price is $1,497,679 I want to read the full article. Canadian housing starts jump as condo building booms in Toronto Surprise jump in August's [...]

condo market news piece september 11

The Toronto Condo Market This Week (September 11, 2015)

Condo surge pushes pace of housing starts to highest level since 2012 Builders picked up the construction pace in August, breaking ground on new condos at a breathtaking speed and pushing the annual pace of overall housing starts up to its highest level since September 2012. I want to read the full article. No sign [...]

condo market news piece september 4

The Toronto Condo Market This Week (September 4, 2015)

Baby boomers driving luxury condo sales Downsizing baby boomers are driving year-over-year gains in luxury condo sales in Toronto and Vancouver, according to a report released this week. I want to read the full article. Toronto, Vancouver housing affordability deteriorates to 'risky' levels: RBC Rising prices in Vancouver and Toronto pushed housing affordability closer to "risky [...]

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Condo Rental Market Skyrocketing: Video from CityTV

The condo rental competition is heating up in the city’s downtown core, causing prices to rise and stirring up bidding wars in prime locations. Check out CityTV’s highlighting of Toronto’s skyrocketing condo rental market:

New Mortgage Rules Aimed at Cooling the Condo Market

Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced changes to the way mortgages are given out in this country today that are said to help prevent a housing bubble from forming. The keyword being prevent, meaning the government is very clear that they do not believe a housing bubble exists. I would have to agree with the […]


Put on Your Radar + Contest!

I am very pleased to announce an exciting new feature on Big Time Radar is a brand new technology that is still in Beta and is one of the very first websites on the planet to be using this new service. The concept behind Big Time Radar is really quite simple: it is […]

Toronto Condos Reading List for Jan 23 2009

Looking for some good reading on Toronto Condos? Here are three very recent articles on the condo scene in the city worth a read: “Some See Condo Prices At Bottom” from today’s Globe and Mail.  The article suggests that condo prices have fallen to their lowest point, even though the confidence of buyers is still […]


New Site Looks Promising

If you are looking to buy a new condo in Toronto, you probably have picked up a copy of The Condo Guide magazine. These free, bi-monthly full colour magazines are more or less 100% advertisements bought and paid for by Toronto’s numerous condo developers with a few “articles” thrown in for good measure by industry […]

Toronto Real Estate Market: Sales Still Down, Prices Still Up

TREB released their data for sales in the GTA for the first half of July and the numbers are consistent with everything from 2008 thus far. Sales are down from 2007 numbers (-11%), but prices are still on the rise (+1%), albeit very slowly. Here is the full release from TREB: TORONTO, July 17, 2008 […]

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