Today’s First-Time Home Buyer program announcement responds to the fact that housing markets vary from region to region, something TREB has long pointed out.  The higher limits now take into account higher priced properties in markets like Toronto and Vancouver. We also believe that our recommended solutions, including revising the mortgage stress test and bringing back 30-year

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REALTOR® associations from Canada’s largest real estate markets are calling on all levels of government to take meaningful action to make home ownership more accessible to people across the country. With a federal election on October 21, the Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver real estate boards, together with the Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers,

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,711 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in August 2019.  This result represented a 13.4 per cent increase compared to 6,797 sales reported in August 2018.  On a month-over-month basis, after preliminary seasonal adjustment, sales were up by 0.8 per cent.

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,595 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in July 2019.  This result was up by 24.3 per cent compared to July 2018.  On a month-over-month basis, sales were up by 5.1 per cent, after preliminary seasonal adjustment. New listings entered into TREB’s

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The 2019 Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation grant applications are now available, and TREB encourages local shelter-based charities to submit an application to TREB, before the August 15, 2019 deadline. Please note only local, shelter-related charitiesare eligible for the grant.The Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation defines shelter as:  “a refuge, haven or protection that provides or improves

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TREB RELEASES COMMERCIAL MARKET FIGURES AS REPORTED BY GTA REALTORS® Toronto, July 12, 2019 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that TREB Commercial Network Members reported 5,616,171 square feet of leased space in Q2 2019 for all lease transaction types across the industrial, commercial/retail and office market segments. This result represented a

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TREB RELEASES RENTAL MARKET FIGURES AS REPORTED BY GTA REALTORS® TORONTO, ONTARIO, July 4, 2019 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 9,749 condominium apartment rental transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in the second quarter of 2019. This result was up by 14.9 per cent compared to

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TREB RELEASES JUNE MARKET FIGURES AS REPORTED BY GTA REALTORS® TORONTO, July 4, 2019 – The new President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, Michael Collins, announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,860 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in June 2019, representing a 10.4 per cent increase compared to June 2018. Over the same

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TORONTO, ONTARIO, June 5, 2019 –Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 9,989 transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in May 2019.1  While this result represented a substantial increase of 18.9 per cent over the 15-year low in May 2018, it should be noted that the result was still

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