Blog – Page 3 – Dean Gibbons
Apr 17

Condo Prices Surge In Response To Fewer Listings

Market News

Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianosannounced that the average selling price for condominium apartments sold through TREB’s MLS®System was up by nine percent year-over-year to $533,447 in the first quarter of 2018. While the number of condominium apartment sales reported by Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® in the first quarter was down by 29.7 percent year-over-year […]

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Apr 16

Affordable Units in New Residential Developments

Market News

​As part of the Promoting Affordable Housing Act, starting on April 12, 2018, Ontario municipalities will have a new planning tool at their disposal to encourage the creation of more affordable housing units – inclusionary zoning.  The provincial government has announced that it is giving municipalities the ability to require developers to include affordable housing units […]

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Mar 28

SOLD Over Asking! 89 Dunn Avenue

SOLD

          4 Bed 3 Bath 2000-2500 Sq. Ft. Semi-Detached More Info >> Contact Agent I’m super proud to bring this stunner to you this week. Welcome to 89 Dunn Avenue in South Parkdale, just steps to the lake.  If you are not familiar with Parkdale, keep reading to learn the interesting history […]

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Feb 23

Sales Are Slow, But So Are New Listings

Market News

February 6, 2018 — The Toronto Real Estate Board announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,019 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in January 2018. This result was down by 22 per cent compared to a record 5,155 sales reported in January 2017. Sounds bad right?  But if you remember that last January we were […]

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Jan 25

GTA REALTORS® Release December/Annual Stats

Market News

TORONTO, ONTARIO,  January 4, 2018 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 92,394 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in 2017.  This total was down 18.3 per cent compared to the record set in 2016. Record sales in Q1 were followed by a decline in Q2 and Q3 […]

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Jan 17

No relief for renters could be boon for investors

Market News

By: Neil Sharma  Canadian Real Estate Wealth, Nov. 2017   Renters in Canada’s two largest markets will still be fighting over scraps next year. The CMHC Rental Market Report on the country’s rental markets revealed Ontario and British Columbia have dangerously low vacancy rates, and that’s being exacerbated by low turnover, which itself is largely a consequence of unaffordability. The […]

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Dec 12

Should You Buy A Home With Kitec Plumbing?

Buying , Selling , Tips

I have a confession to make.  About a week before I wrote this article I didn’t know much about Kitec plumbing (pronounced k-eye-tech).  Soooo, I went to google and sought to enlighten myself.   I wasn’t satisfied so I contacted my lawyer, Bob, and my plumber, Steve and they painted a bit more reassuring picture.   Then […]

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Oct 11

SOLD Over Asking! 510 King St. #409

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510 King St. E. #409 The response for this listing was unbelievable.  Keep in mind that this was just after the foreign buyer tax was introduced so the market had softened quite a bit.   I brought in my home stager to give my clients a hand to get their condo looking it’s best.  It was already […]

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