Tuesday, July 28, 2015

NEW LISTING! South Leaside 3 Bedroom Detached!

(Available for lease) Rare opportunity to lease in the heart of South Leaside! Beautifully renovated in 2013, this home shines! Steps to St. Clair Bus, Tennis Club and Library! Walk to Bayview's wonderful boutiques & restaurants, plus pubs & shopping on Laird! Minimum one year lease; longer preferred! No smoking & prefer no pets.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Record Sales and Strong Price Growth in June

July 7, 2015, TORONTO -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 11,992 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in June 2015. This result represented a new record for the month of June and an 18.4 per cent increase over the June 2014 result of 10,132.

“As I begin my term as TREB President, I think it is important to point out that our region continues to grow in response to our diverse economic, ethnic and cultural bases. The GTA consistently receives international accolades as one of the best places in the world to live and do business. As the number of households grow, many of them will take advantage of the diversity of affordable home ownership opportunities that exist in Toronto and the surrounding areas,” said Mr. McLean.

Selling prices were up markedly on a year-over-year basis in June, for all major home types. The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) Composite Benchmark was up by 8.9 per cent in comparison to June 2014. The average selling price was up by 12.3 per cent over the same period to $639,184.

High-end homes have accounted for a greater share of overall transactions this year compared to last year. This is the key reason why the average selling price has increased at a greater annual rate than the MLS® HPI Composite Benchmark.

“It is encouraging to see that new listings have edged upward so far this year, as homeowners have reacted to strong home price growth and have looked to take advantage of increased equity in their homes. However, the annual rate of sales growth continues to far outstrip listings growth, which means that there remains a lot of willing buyers in the marketplace who haven’t found a home that meets their needs. As long as this situation persists, expect home prices to trend strongly upward,” said Jason Mercer, TREB’s Director of Market Analysis.

To read the full report, please visit: http://www.bonniebyford.com/mw1506.pdf

Friday, July 3, 2015

NEW LISTING! Davisville Village Condo!

(Available For Lease!) Immaculate one bedroom + den! Hardwood floors throughout — oversized southwest facing balcony — modern kitchen! One parking & one locker included! TTC on the doorstep, 5 minutes to Yonge/Davisville subway! Stroll to Mt. Pleasant’s eclectic stores and restaurants; or check out the farmer's market across the street, Tuesdays at June Rowlands Park!  No smoking & no pets please.

Visit http://www.bonniebyford.com/properties.html for more info!