Monday, September 21, 2015

Lucky trolls cheering on the Jays!


Visit our newest window display to see our famous good luck trolls cheering on the Blue Jays!



You may remember some of our past window displays featuring lucky trolls enjoying an array of summer activities at the beach, attending the "Lucky Troll Montessori" and all dressed up for winter, roasting marshmallows over a campfire!  This year they've jumped on the Blue Jay bandwagon!! 

If you're on Bayview, be sure to check them out!  #GoJaysGo!!!!!

And don't forget, we're also available to talk real estate, anytime. ;-) Come on in! 1536 Bayview Ave.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Friday, September 4, 2015

TREB Housing Market Charts - August 2015


Sales and Average Price Up in August

September 4, 2015, TORONTO -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,998 residential transactions through the TREB MLS® System in August 2015. This result represented a 5.7 per cent increase compared to 7,568 sales reported in August 2014. On a GTA-wide basis, sales were up for all major home types.

The annual growth rate in new listings was greater than the annual growth rate in sales, but active listings at the end of August were still down compared to last year. This suggests that sellers' market conditions remained in place, especially where low-rise home types like singles, semis and townhouses were concerned.

"Buyers in the GTA remain confident in their ability to purchase and pay for a home over the long term. They see ownership housing as a quality investment that has historically produced positive returns while at the same time providing owners with a place to live in their chosen community," said Mr. McLean.

Both the MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) Composite Benchmark and the average selling price for all home types combined were up substantially in August compared to the same period in 2014, with both increasing by approximately 10 per cent year-over-year.

"A record year for home sales continued to unfold in August as competition between buyers exerted upward pressure on selling prices. It was encouraging to see annual growth in new listings outstrip annual growth in sales, but we will need to see this for a number of months before market conditions become more balanced," said Jason Mercer, TREB's Director of Market Analysis.

To read the full report, please visit: http://www.bonniebyford.com/mw1508.pdf

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Mount Pleasant Village Public Meeting Reminder


Don't forget about the Mount Pleasant Village Public Meeting to discuss a new streetscape plan.

Urban design company PUBLIC WORK will present their initial draft of what Mt. Pleasant could look like in 10 years.

September 2nd, 2015 - 6:30pm
Briton House (720 Mount Pleasant Road)

More info: http://www.mountpleasantvillage.ca/news/public-meeting-streetscape