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Toronto-area home prices up 24.5% in April compared to last year

TORONTO – The Toronto Real Estate Board says there is fresh evidence indicating that speculation and foreign ownership make up a small component of the city’s housing market, raising questions about the need for Ontario’s plan to tax foreign speculators. 257 more words

Canada

Toronto home prices climb 31%, but surge of new listings could help balance torrid market

Housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area rose 31.7 per cent in April from a year ago, but local realtors say a surge of new listings are on the way that might meet demand. 734 more words

Breaking

Where to find a detached home for less than $1 million in the GTA

With the average price of a detached home in Toronto soaring to $1.56 million, buyers searching for elusive new builds closer to the $1 million mark need to look in the city’s outlying areas. 1,016 more words

Toronto

Ontario finance minister can't say if foreign buyer tax will affect GTA housing market

TORONTO – Ontario’s finance minister can’t say whether a tax on foreign buyers – a centrepiece of his new package of housing measures – will have an effect on the red-hot… 163 more words

Politics

Deconstructed: The good, the bad and the ugly of Ontario's 16-point plan to tame housing

On Thursday, the Ontario government introduced measures intended to cool the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area. Here’s a breakdown of all 16 and the impact housing market experts believe they will or will not have. 1,749 more words

Mortgages & Real Estate

Soaring prices entice surge of real estate agents, but this job is no side hustle, those in the game warn

TORONTO — Dave Hamilton was looking for a get-rich-quick scheme when he got his realtor’s licence in 2010.

“My dad always said, ‘If you’re going to sell something, sell something expensive,”‘ said the Torontonian. 668 more words

Personal Finance

More rules on Toronto housing will risk 'market whiplash', warns LePage ahead of major housing meeting

Concerns that government is going to slap more rules on the housing market, particularly aimed at Toronto’s residential sector, appears to be growing among the real estate industry. 439 more words

Mortgages & Real Estate