Market Watch – April 2024

Market Watch – April 2024

April 2024 home sales were down in comparison to April 2023, when there was a temporary resurgence in market activity. New listings were up strongly year-over-year, which meant there was increased choice for home buyers and little movement in the average selling price compared to last year.

Greater Toronto Area (GTA) REALTORS® reported 7,114 sales through the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) MLS® System in April 2024 – down by five per cent compared to April 2023. New listings were up by 47.2 per cent over the same period. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, sales edged lower while new […] Read more

Working with a real estate agent: Things you need to know

Working with a real estate agent: Things you need to know

Real estate agents in Ontario are required to walk you through this guide before providing services or assistance to you.

Working with a real estate agent — page 2This section describes the benefits of working with a real estate agent, what you can expect,and the responsibilities of clients.Know the risks of representing yourself — page 4This section explains the risks if you choose not to work with a real estate agent and the risks ofreceiving assistance from a real estate agent who is working for the person on the other side ofthe transaction.Signing a contract with a real estate brokerage — […] Read more