Buyers return to Toronto’s housing market

"Home buyers are starting to move back into the market, with sales trending up from last year’s lows," board President Garry Bhaura said in a statement. New listings dropped 19 per cent from a year ago to 15,922. Active listings rose 5.9 per cent to 20,844 from 19,680 last year.

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Sales rose 19% in July to 6,961, from 5,869 in the same period a year earlier, the Toronto Real Estate Board reported Friday. Seasonally adjusted sales climbed 6.6% from June, making July the strongest month this year for resales, though it was still below the historical average.

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Things are looking up for the autumn housing market, with stronger sales and price growth posted throughout the Greater Toronto Area last month. The latest numbers from the Toronto Real Estate Board reveal a total of 7,492 homes sold in October. An increase of 6 per cent, while prices rose 3.5 per cent, to an average of $807,340.

Rents in Toronto haven’t kept pace with property values and controls would limit new investment and hurt supply, he said. Policy makers have imposed an across-the-board foreign buyers’ tax in Canada’s.

If there is to be any type of housing market crash, there are those who say it won’t happen in 2019. Depending on what the year brings, it may never happen. Instead, the market will continue to slow but remain stable throughout the year and possibly well into 2020. That doesn’t mean sellers will stop selling or buyers will stop buying.

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"It looks like the market is starting to return to typical levels after a particularly difficult year," Wilkes says in a statement. The sales tally includes all new homes, including condos, at various stages of development, from pre-construction to completion.

The buyers are back in Toronto’s housing market. The average home price in the GTA edged up 3 per cent compared with August of 2016 to stand at $732,292. That marks a 20.5-per-cent slide from the market’s high-water mark in April, when the average price reached 0,791. But trends vary by region and segment.

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