Catherine To

Broker

Outstanding Achievement 2018,

President's Award 2016-2017

C: 647-700-0043

E: catherineto@live.com

 

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Market Watch Reports

TORONTO, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,711 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in August 2019. This result represented a +13.4% increase compared to 6,797 sales reported in August 2018. On a month-over-month basis, after preliminary seasonal adjustment, sales were +0.8%. GTA-wide sales were up on a year-over-year basis for all major market segments, with annual rates of sales growth strongest for low-rise home types including detached houses. This reflects the fact that demand for more expensive home types was very low in 2018 and has rebounded to a certain degree in 2019, albeit not back to the record levels experienced in 2016 and the first quarter of 2017. Market conditions also became tighter in August 2019 compared to a year ago because, while sales were up year-over-year, new listings were down by -3% over the same time period to 11,789. Year-to-date, growth in sales has well outstripped growth in new listings. This is why overall active listings counted at the end of August were down by more than -11%  compared to August 2018. The MLS® Home Price Index Composite Benchmark for August 2019 was up by 4.9 per cent on a year-over-year basis. The average selling price, at $792,611 in August 2019, was up by +3.6% year-over-year. Both the MLS® HPI benchmark prices and average selling prices were up on an annual basis for major market segments. The condominium apartment segment continued to lead the way in terms of price growth, followed by higher density low-rise home types and finally detached houses.

Identify Grow-operation 

As a realtor, it is our fiduciary duty to protect the interests of my clients. One of which that I often do is to find out the possible grow-op history of the house that my clients are interested to purchase. This is by far one of the biggest concerns that most home buyers have. I want to share the below links with you to help you to identify a grow-op and the locations of those published grow-op online. If you like the info., please share with your friends and families.

 

 

1. RCMP Grow-op Tips

2. Scarborought Grow-op

3. 12 Signs That Your Home Was a Grow-op

Identify Stigmatized Properties 

As a realtor, we may refuse to answer this question because it is difficult to fulfill the answers for different buyers. But we must be fair, honest and maintain our intergrity if we choose to answer the concern from buyers. Click here to find out how we can help to address your concerns.