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Quote: …”Demand isn’t going away.”

November 6, 2021

“ “The only sustainable way to address housing affordability in the GTA is to deal with the persistent mismatch between demand and supply. Demand isn’t going away. And that’s why all three levels of government need to focus on supply. The federal government has stated that collaboration with provinces and ...

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GTA REALTORS® Release October Statistics

“GTA REALTORS® Release October Statistics: TORONTO, ONTARIO, November 3, 2021 – Home sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) reached the second-highest level on record for the month of October. However, the inventory of homes for sale did not keep up with demand. The number of new listings was down ...

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At What Price Will That Home Sell?

November 5, 2021

In a market in which homes are selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars above the asking prices, how is anyone supposed to anticipate the selling price of a home? In this blog post I explain how I form my opinion about a selling price, and how the process often ...

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A Day in the Life… with Ryan Serhant

October 27, 2021

*Celeb Spotting* A group of us at my brokerage, Royal LePage Signature Realty, just completed a 6-week training course provided by Ryan Serhant, a celebrity Realtor® and broker in New York. Today Ryan joined us for our last Zoom meeting discussion and told us a about a few of his ...

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Behind the Camera – Working From Home

October 20, 2021

This is what today’s working-from-home training seminar looked like behind the camera. Today members of Royal LePage Signature discussed working with sellers in today’s market. In a hot market like this, the discussion can get pretty deep. Questions? Call/text: 416-725-3544 Email: miiakellyrealestate@gmail.com Miia #GTArealestate #Torontorealestate #Pickeringrealestate #Ajaxrealestate #Whitbyrealestate #Oshawarealestate #marketupdate ...

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Quote – Price Growth Driven by Low-Rise Market Segments

October 13, 2021

“Price growth in September continued to be driven by the low-rise market segments, including detached and semi-detached houses and townhouses. However, competition between buyers for condo apartments has picked up markedly over the past year, which has led to an acceleration in price growth over the past few months as ...

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Average Home Prices – Toronto, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby and Oshawa

The average home price for Ajax surpassed the $1 million mark for the first time in September 2021. Though still far away, that of Oshawa is slowly and steadily heading in the same direction. Questions? Call/text: 416-725-3544 Email: miiakellyrealestate@gmail.com Miia #GTArealestate #Torontorealestate #Pickeringrealestate #Ajaxrealestate #Whitbyrealestate #Oshawarealestate #marketupdate #realestateagent ...

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Market Update – September 2021

September 24, 2021

  How was August different this year? Will home prices drop this Fall? How many offers are sellers getting on their properties? What do I do if I’m trying to buy a property in this market? Watch this just-over-a-minute video to find out my views on these questions, or read ...

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“…market imbalance could provide a further jolt…”

September 23, 2021

“The GTA housing market, which has been grappling with strong demand and low supply for many months, began to show signs of further tightening and increased competition amongst buyers as it headed into the important fall season. While normal seasonal patterns see prices rising during September and October, the unprecedented ...

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“Working with provincial and municipal levels of government…”

September 10, 2021

“The fact that new listings were at the lowest level for the past decade is alarming. It is clear that the supply of homes is not keeping pace with demand, and this situation will become worse once immigration into Canada resumes. The federal parties vying for office in the upcoming ...

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