Tag: coronavirus

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Upsizing: Why Couples Are Picking Real Estate Over Weddings

Overview: a look at how COVID has inspired couples to invest their wedding budgets in real estate, whether it’s buying their first home or upsizing to something bigger in the city. Work, travel, school, recreation—COVID has turned every aspect of our lives upside down. Weddings are no exception. Many couples have had to cancel or postpone their big day because…

Chart of February 2021 housing market numbers for Toronto and GTA.

February 2021: Toronto’s Cold Winter & Hot Housing Market

Overview: an analysis of the February 2021 Toronto housing market, including sales, prices, competition, and the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine rollout. The short answer is no. In fact, despite stay-at-home orders and a brutally cold winter, Toronto’s housing market has been on fire. Sales, listing and average home prices are all up, while competition has been…

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The 2021 Toronto Real Estate Market Forecast

Overview: a forecast of the 2021 Toronto condo market, including the impacts of vaccines, jobs, immigration, rental supply, the freehold market, price predictions and more. Before the pandemic, condo sales were strong, competition was fierce, and prices were soaring. Today, however, condos seem to have fallen out of favour. While freehold properties such as detached homes are seeing a boom…

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The Impact of COVID Vaccines on Toronto Real Estate

Overview: a look at the potential impacts of COVID-19 vaccines on Toronto real estate, including buying, selling, renting and more. According to CTV News: Ontario is seeing almost a doubling of the rate of vaccines getting out of freezers and into arms… Just as the pandemic disrupted Toronto’s housing market, vaccines are set to do it once again. Buying, selling,…

How to Buy & Sell Real Estate in the Age of COVID-19

Overview: advice for buying and selling real estate during the COVID-19 crisis, including a look at the tools and strategies realtors can employ to ensure safe, successful transactions. COVID-19 has disrupted everything—from the monumental, such as our jobs and social lives, to the minute, like getting a haircut. Real estate is no exception. On March 21st, The Ontario Real Estate…