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December 2020 Market Report

Despite an unprecedented year due to COVID-19, including necessary public health restrictions and uncertainty surrounding the economy, Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported over 95,000 home sales in 2020 – the third-best result on record. The average selling price reached a new record of almost $930,000. “The Greater Toronto Area housing market followed an unfamiliar path […]

2021 GTA Real Estate Predictions!

While 2020 year was a challenging year for us all, the Toronto housing market in general turned out to be fine. Despite the impact of the pandemic, homeownership rates rose to 67.4%, up 3% from 2019. All of the fundamentals are in place for a continued strong housing market this year. In general, a moderation […]

November 2020 Market Update

The record pace of home sales in the fall continued with 8,766 sales reported in November by Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® through the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s (TRREB) MLS® System. This result was up by 24.3 per cent compared to November of last year. Generally speaking, year-over-year growth in sales was stronger for single-family […]

October 2020 Market Update

Home sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were up again year-over-year for the fourth month in a row. Our Members made 10,563 sales as reported through the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s MLS® System in October 2020. This was up by 25.1 per cent compared to 8,445 transactions in October 2019. Sales and new […]

September 2020 Market Update

Toronto Regional Real Estate Board President Lisa Patel announced that sales reported through TRREB’s MLS® System by Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® amounted to 11,083 – a new record for the month of September. This result was up by 42.3 per cent compared to September 2019. Following a record third quarter, sales through the first nine […]

Returning Calls

In business, returning your calls is not optional. we are all busy people, it is virtually impossible to be available for every call that comes in. So at some point of time, a caller is going to get your voice mail. But will you return their call? I receive 100+ emails and dozens of calls […]

Thriving on challenges

Most successful people thrive on challenges — on doing what others think cannot be done. We use challenges for self-motivation. Usually, the best challenges are the ones you can give yourself. Do you want to impress someone else, or yourself? I’ve been asking myself that question for sometime now. I need to get involved with […]

August 2020 Market Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO, September 3, 2020 – Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) President Lisa Patel announced that the strong rebound in Greater Toronto Area (GTA) home sales continued with a record result for the month of August. GTA REALTORS® reported 10,775 residential sales through TRREB’s MLS® System in August 2020 – up by 40.3 per […]

Customer Service! Miracle!

These days everything can be duplicated, made better, bigger and even cheaper. So how do you add value to what you do?  What’s the icing on the cake? We know that for every Coke there’s a Pepsi, but they’re not the same. Going way above and beyond the call of duty to help a customer, […]

July 2020 Market Update

Toronto Regional Real Estate Board President Lisa Patel announces that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 11,081 sales through TRREB’s MLS® System in July 2020 – a 29.5 per cent increase over July 2019 and a new record for the month of July. On a preliminary seasonally adjusted basis, sales were up by 49.5 per cent […]