September

September 20, 2010

GTA REALTORS® Report Mid-Month Resale Housing Figures

TORONTO, September 16, 2010 ‐ Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 2,623 sales through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) during the first two weeks of September 2010. This represented a 22 per cent decrease compared to the 3,361 sales recorded during the […]
September 17, 2010

Is It Time To Re-think Home Ownership?

    I am reprinting the whole article from Keeping Matters Current, www.kcmblog.com, because I think it is very important to consider this perspective, and I don’t think I can say it better myself:    Time Magazine: As Wrong Today as […]
September 11, 2010

Over the Backyard Fence: Connecting to Your Neighbours

Do you still talk to your neighbour over the backyard fence or when getting out of your car after work? Yes? Then you are like the majority of neighbours.  A recent study by Pew Internet, called “Neighbours Online,” discovered just […]
September 9, 2010

Bank of Canada Rate Hike

I would be remiss if I didn’t let you know that that Bank of Canada rate went up yesterday.  As expected, it rose a quarter point.  To reflect that the prine rate increased, but the fixed rates haven’t.  Which means […]
September 4, 2010

August Sales and New Listings Down, Prices Up

September 3, 2010 — Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 6,232 sales through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August 2010. This represented a 22 per cent decrease compared to the 8,035 sales recorded during the same period in 2009. New listings […]
September 1, 2010

Change The Things You Can When Selling Your Home

I couldn’t agree more with this post from the crew at Keeping Matters Current (www.kcmblog.com).  It is a great reminder to keep some perspective and listen to the market: How the Serenity Prayer Applies to Selling a Home Great insight […]