market

GTA new housing supply crisis continues to shatter market records

In March, the GTA’s housing supply challenges resulted in record smashing prices, continued unprecedented inventory scarcity, and a never seen before level of new condo apartments sales.






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The Housing Market and Unintended Consequences

The just released new housing market data for February are both encouraging and discouraging. The data, provided by our official source of new home market intelligence Altus Group, shows record sales for the condominium market, especially in the 905 Region, and it shows an unprecedented scarcity of new housing inventory, particularly for low-rise homes.






buildings

Our housing supply crisis would be worse without the OMB

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is independent arbitration body that provides a public forum for appeals on local land-use planning matters and it is an important part of the checks and balances that make our land-use planning process fair, transparent and accountable.






market

Record month for condo sales as low-rise inventory drops to unprecedented scarcity

February was a record breaking month for new condo apartment sales in the GTA, while the number of new low-rise homes available to buy reached unprecedented levels of scarcity.






buildings

2016 a record year for GTA new high-rise sales

More than 35 million people now call Canada home, according to data released by Statistics Canada last week. That’s five per cent growth since 2011, when the population was 33.5 million, the highest rate of growth among G7 countries.






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Governments need to address the GTA’s housing supply crunch

We have a shortage of housing supply in the GTA that is approaching crisis levels and it’s time for governments to acknowledge the problem and take action to address it.






torontocityhall

Outdated zoning bylaws act as barriers to intensification

Outdated zoning bylaws in municipalities across the GTA are contributing to our worsening housing supply shortage, further eroding choice for new home buyers and ultimately adding to the price growth of new homes.






market

New home prices see slight decline in October

October saw a modest increase in supply and mix of new homes in the GTA, as well as a slight decrease in average prices.






homebuyer

The impact of rising home prices on millennials

As more millennials look to buy their first homes, many are finding themselves priced out of the market.






highrise

High-rise sales on track for record, while prices of new homes continue to climb

Prices for all types of new homes in the GTA continue to set records while sales of new high-rise homes are on pace for an unprecedented year.