National Outlook According to statistics released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) national home sales edged up 1.0% from January to February. The increase was led by the Greater Vancouver and Greater Toronto areas which offset declines elsewhere. Read the full news release from CREA here: http://crea.ca/canadian-home-sales-edge-february CREA Housing forecast – The opposing forces […]
The arctic weather we have been experiencing for several weeks now definitely put a chill in the Real Estate market in January. Listing and sales were both down, more so than the average slowdown typically experienced in the January time frame. That being said average sale prices continued to rise and the average Days On […]
When you’re weighing real estate values and considering the health of a potential retirement venue, it’s normal to look at the traditional consumer-oriented publications and measures. But a bird’s-eye view of the market and a peek at what professionals and investment experts consider can actually yield some interesting insight as well.
The red hot market that has typified the spring and summer selling seasons continued through the month of September with the Realtors Association of Hamilton Burlington reporting a record setting month for residential sales, representing a 7% increase over the same month last year. In the key markets of Burlington and Waterdown we saw an […]
The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) announced today the creation of the Ontario Home Ownership Index which is a province-wide research survey conducted by a leading global polling firm, Ipsos Reid, that will assist in understanding the public’s views on the Real Estate market across the province. Public opinion polling will be conducted twice per year […]
National Home Sales Way Up in May The latest statistics released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) this past week confirm what I and many Real Estate agents like myself experienced in May- sales activity was WAY up. After an incredibly bleak winter that had most people hunkered down in their homes dreaming of the day […]