toronto mls: Toronto Home Sales Hit Another Record-Diane Plant, Broker - 11/04/16 12:35 AM
There was a record of 9,768 sales of residential homes and condos through TREB's MLS® System in October 2016 – up by 11.5 % compared to October 2015. The average home price rose 21.15 year over year October. Get More information on Toronto Real Estate 

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toronto mls: Toronto Home Prices and sales Soar in May-Diane Plant, Broker - 06/02/15 11:11 PM
A New Sales Record for the Month of May
 
 Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced 11,706 sales reported by Greater Toronto REALTORS® in May 2015. This result was up by 6.3 % in comparison to 11,013 sales reported in May 2014. For the TREB market area as a whole, sales were up for all major housing types. However, in the City of Toronto, where the supply of low-rise listings has been constrained, sales were down for detached homes.
Record May transactions, coupled with a dip in the number of homes available for sale, resulted in strong price growth. The MLS® Home … (1 comments)

toronto mls: Are Toronto Homes Being Priced For Bidding Wars? Diane Plant, Broker - 04/14/15 07:33 AM
Are Toronto Homes Being Priced For Bidding Wars?
 
 Buyers are frustrated and so are their real estate agents. I have been a Broker in Toronto for 26 years and I have witnessed many market changes and trends. Bidding wars are everyday occurances now in the negotiating process.
 Pricing a home was always based on fair market value. How was this established? Recent sales of similar homes, on streets surrounding the property to be listed gave the agent a reasonable price at which to offer the home for sale. 
 
Today, homes in the "hot pockets" of Toronto are often priced $100,000.00 under the fair market value. If in week one a home is priced at $749,000.00 and … (4 comments)

toronto mls: Toronto Home Sales Mid March Results-Diane Plant, Broker Forest Hill - 03/26/15 01:55 AM
Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 3,838 sales through the TorontoMLS system during the first two weeks of March 2015. This result represented an 11.8 % increase compared to the same period in 2014. New listings were also up over the same period, but by a lesser annual rate of 8.4 %
“Strong year-over-year growth in home sales continued during the first half of March for most home types in the GTA, both in the City of Toronto and the surrounding regions. This suggests that households continue to view the purchase of a home … (0 comments)

toronto mls: Toronto Homes Sales Results MLS for January 2015 -Diane Plant, Broker - 02/04/15 01:15 AM
Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,355 home sales through the TorontoMLS system during January 2015.  up 6.1 % over January 2014. During the same period, new listings were up by 9.5 %. The average selling price for January 2015 home sales was up by 4.9 % year-over-year to $552,575. The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) Composite benchmark was up by 7.5 % compared to January 2014.
"The January results represented good news on multiple fronts. First, strong sales growth suggests home buyers continue to see housing as a quality long-term investment, despite the recent period of economic uncertainty. Second, the fact that … (0 comments)

toronto mls: Toronto home prices & sales show steady increase-Diane Plant, Broker - 12/04/14 11:52 PM
 
Toronto Real Estate Board for Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 6,519 residential transactions through the TorontoMLS system in November 2014. This result was up by 2.6 per cent compared to 6,354 sales reported in November 2013. Through the first 11 months of 2014, total sales amounted to 88,462 - up 6.6 per cent compared to the same period in 2013.
 
 While the trend of year-over-year sales growth continued, the supply of listings remained constrained, with active listings at the end of November down in comparison to last year.
 
 "Even with a constrained supply of homes for sale … (0 comments)

toronto mls: Toronto, Ontario and GTA Homes Sales August 2013-Diane Plant, Broker FHRE - 08/19/13 02:30 AM
 
Here is the Mid August real estate market report for Toronto, Ontario and Greater Toronto.
 
TORONTO, Ontario August 16, 2013 – 
For first two weeks of August 2013 3359 sales were reported.
This result was a 22% increase compared to 2,743 sales in August 2012.
Sales were up on a year-over-year basis for all home types. Total new listings were up
over the same period, but by a much lesser rate than sales.
 
 
“The strong annual sales growth experienced in July was sustained in the first two
weeks of August. The fact that sales were up for all major home types … (0 comments)

toronto mls: Toronto MLS resluts for June 2012-Diane Plant, Broker - 07/16/12 12:20 PM
Low-Rise Home Types Drive June Price GrowthJuly 5, 2012 -- Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 9,422 home sales through the Toronto MLS system in June 2012. The number of transactions was down by 5.4 per cent in comparison to June 2011. The year-over-year decline was largest in the City of Toronto, where sales were down by 13 per cent compared to June 2011. Sales in the rest of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) market area were comparable to a year ago.
“Buyers continue to face the substantial upfront cost associated with the City of Toronto’s unfair Land Transfer Tax,” said TREB … (0 comments)

toronto mls: Competition Bureau Threatens to Dismantle Privacy Safeguards of Home Sales -75% of Ontarians Opposed -Diane Plant, Forest Hill Real Estate - 03/15/12 11:23 AM
 
Competition Bureau Threatens to Dismantle Privacy Safeguards of Home Sales- 75% of Ontarians Opposed

March 14, 2012
Today, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released the results of an Angus Reid Vision Critical poll. The vast majority of Ontarians clearly expressed their opposition to abandoning the privacy safeguards of the current MLS® System.

When asked about the consequences of the Competition Bureau’s actions, Ontarians expressed concern:

• 75% of Ontarians believe that personal information such as name and final sale price should be kept confidential by REALTOR® professionals. Commissioner Aitken wants to release this information.
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toronto mls: Have A Good Smile Today - 05/19/09 04:03 AM
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toronto mls: Toronto Real Estate-Did your agent tell you they charge a marketing fee to the Selling Agent? - 05/14/09 02:41 AM
What is a real estate marketing fee? Simply put-it is an arbitrary amount of money a Listing Agent will charge a Selling Agent for helping him/her market the property they are listing on MLS.
My question to the Seller is-why did you hire that Listing Agent if they were going to charge another agent to sell the listing?
Did your agent disclose the fact that they were going to charge a marketing fee? Did you Mr./Mrs. Seller know that that marketing fee could negatively impact your listing, no showings or reduced shoings?
The marketing fee is found on the Broker's portion of … (0 comments)

 
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