Eco-friendly Living: Recognising the Need for Change

By: Pooja Kaushal

Eco-friendly Living: Recognising the Need for Change

Tags: Eco-friendly Living: Recognising the Need for Change, POOJA KAUSHAL'S BLOG ON MINDFUL LIVING

As humans, we instinctively know that a clean, sustainable environment is good for everyone. Less pollution, less waste, more recycling and using biodegradable materials is better than living with a large carbon footprint. But how many of us give serious thought to actually living a responsible, eco-conscious lifestyle? The reasons are not hard to find. Many of us don’t know where to start, ...Read More

The Joy of Eco-friendly Living

By: Pooja Kaushal

The Joy of Eco-friendly Living

Tags: THE JOY OF ECO-FRIENDLY LIVING,POOJA KAUSHAL’S BLOG ON MINDFUL LIVING

Hello friends! I’m excited to share with you my new blog, The Joy of Eco-Friendly Living. A platform for sharing thoughts and ideas on living a mindful, earth friendly and fulfilling life through the power of making the right decisions. I started this blog with you the reader in mind — because I found that my experiences and concerns are shared by so many. I believe that by making a f...Read More

By: Pooja Kaushal

August Housing Market Statistics - 2019

Tags: REAL ESTATES, MARKET STATS, DETACHED, GOVERNMENT POLICY, ACTIVE LISTINGS

           7,711 home sales were reported through the Toronto Real Estate Board MLS in August 2019, representing a 13.4 per cent increase over August’s 2018 results. Detached home sales in the 905 area showed the most significant increase of all property types with a 24.5 per cent rise year-over-year. The federal government’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentiv...Read More

By: Pooja Kaushal

July Housing Market Statistics - 2019

Tags: SELL, BUY, CONDOS, HOME SALES, MARKET SALES, REAL ESTATE, DETACHED

            8,595 home sales were reported through the Toronto Real Estate Board MLS in July 2019, continuing the trend of improved year over year sales with a 24.3 per cent jump from the same month a year earlier. The average selling price for all home types combined was up by just over 3 per cent over the same period and continues to be driven by higher density home...Read More

By: Pooja Kaushal

June Housing Market Statistics - 2019

Tags: HOME SALES, MORTGAGE, REAL ESTATE, SALES-TO-NEW-LISTINGS RATIO

         8,860 home sales were reported through the Toronto Real Estate Board MLS in June 2019, continuing the trend of improved year over year sales with a 10 per cent jump from the same month a year earlier. The average selling price for all home types combined was up by 3 percent over the same period and continues to be driven by a combination of the low inventory of av...Read More

By: Pooja Kaushal

May Housing Market Statistics - 2019

Tags: REAL ESTATE, YEAR-OVER-YEAR, MONTHLY STATS, NEW LISTINGS

                           9,989 home sales were reported through the Toronto Real Estate Board MLS in May 2019, soaring almost 19 per cent from the same month a year earlier. May sales were the highest on a seasonally adjusted basis since December 2017 - up roughly 10 per cent from April which had a 16.8 per cent jump in year-o...Read More

By: Pooja Kaushal

March Housing Market Statistics - 2019

Tags: GOVERNMENT POLICY, MARKET STATS, SALES, SPRING MARKET,

                 March 2019 activity was the softest in 10 years in the GTA but relative to February, resales increased to just under 2% m/m (on a preliminary seasonally-adjusted basis). A lack of buying options continue to be a factor holding back activity as the number of new listings fell 4.5% from a year ago. Robert Hogue, Senior Economist with RBC...Read More

By: Pooja Kaushal

February Housing Market Statistics - 2019

Tags: HOME SALES, SEMI-DETACHED, MARKET STATS, MORTGAGE, GOVERNMENT POLICY

                   5,025 home sales were reported through the Toronto Real Estate Board MLS in February 2019, down by 2.4 per cent compared to February 2018. The average selling price for all home types combined was up by 1.6 per cent over the same period. The semi-detached segment was the best performer, with average prices rising 9.9 per cent on...Read More

By: Pooja Kaushal

January Housing Market Statistics - 2019

Tags: SELL, BUY, CONDOMINIUM, MORTGAGE, PRE-BUILD CONDOS, MARKET STATS

             4,009 home sales were reported through the Toronto Real Estate Board MLS in January 2019, up by 0.6 per cent compared to January 2018. The average selling price was up by 1.7 per cent for the month year-over-year. The first month of this year continues to show the condo market segment leading the way in terms of price growth. This segment is one to ...Read More

By: Pooja Kaushal

December Housing Market Statistics - 2018

Tags: CONDOS, MARKET STATS, DETACHED, GOVERNMENT POLICY, SEMI DETACHED, MORTGAGE

This year has been challenging for the real estate industry, with 16 percent decline with sales and 4.3 percent in price. There was a total of 77,426 residential transactions flowed through TREB MLS in 2018, with an overall average selling price of $787,300 for all home types combined in the TREB market area that includes both the 416 and 905 areas. This is the domino effect of the new market mort...Read More