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September 2007 Market Watch

September put in another excellent performance, with 6,866 single family units changing hands through the TorontoMLS system, Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) President Maureen O’Neill announced today.“This figure was up four per cent from last year (6,622 sales), and off only six per cent from...

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Boom or Bubble?

With the insane record-setting activity in the real estate market over the summer, there is a lot of buzz about whether the market bubble is going to burst or if this is an ongoing boom.If you've been a part of any a conversation on this...

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August 2007 Market Watch

I'm getting tired! August became the fifth record-breaking month in a row with 8,059 sales. It was 15% more active than last year and 7% higher than the all time record.The average price is up 7% over August 2006 at $361,890. TREB President Donald...

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Playing the Game

In today's heated market, there are still a lot of sought-after neighbourhoods where homes command multiple offers and the sold price well exceeds the asking price.One lucky home buyer is successful but many others are left in the wake still without a home, scratching their...

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July 2007 Market Watch

July is the fourth month in a row that sales have broken monthly records! "We are running 14 percent ahead of the seven month total for 2005 which became our best year ever." says TREB President Donald Bentley. "The local resale market is...

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June 2007 Market Watch

A few of the home buyers are finally taking a bit of a vacation from shopping.But even though the number of home sales slowed down by 6% compared to record-breaking May, June's sales were still up almost 20% over the same month last year.The average...

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How to Survive Real Estate

While buying or selling a home may be one of the most exciting things you can do, it is also one of the most stressful. Anyone who says otherwise either doesn't know, or is lying!Having just recently bought a new house and having sold my...

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