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Greater Toronto REALTORS® Report Resale Housing Mid--Month Market Figures
TORONTO, August 18, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced mid- month figures for August 2014 that point to continued strength in the GTA housing market. There were 3,504 sales reported through the TorontoMLS system during the first 14 days of August. This result was up by 7.6 per cent compared to the same period in August 2013.


GTA REALTORS® Report July Resale Housing Market Figures
August 7, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington reported strong year-over-year growth for July 2014 sales and the average selling price. Sales reported by TREB Members through the TorontoMLS system were up by 10 per cent to 9,198. This was the second-best July sales result on record.


GTA REALTORS® Report Commercial Market Figures
August 7, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that TREB Commercial Network Members reported 360,808 square feet of space leased on a per square foot net basis through the TorontoMLS system in July. This result, which included transactions with pricing disclosed, was down from 696,939 square feet reported in July 2013. The amount of leased commercial/retail space was up on a year-over-year basis, whereas the amount of industrial and office space leased was down. Industrial properties accounted for 60 per cent of total square footage leased.


GTA REALTORS® Report Q2 Condo Market Figures
July 18, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced robust results for the condominium apartment market in the second quarter of 2014.  Q2 sales were up by 10.4 per cent compared to the same period in 2013.  New listings were up over the same period, but by a lesser 4.4 per cent.


GTA REALTORS® Report Q2 Rental Market Figures
July 18, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,342 rental transactions through the TorontoMLS system in the second quarter of 2014.  This result was up by 25.7 per cent compared to Q2 2013.  The number of units listed for rent in the second quarter was up by 22.2 per cent on a year-over-year basis to 12,510.


GTA REALTORS® Report Mid-Month Resale Housing Market Figures
July 16, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that TorontoMLS home sales through the first 14 days of July 2014 were up by 11.6 per cent year-over-year to 3,891.  New listings were also up compared to the same period in 2013, but by a lesser annual rate of 9.7 per cent. 


New Beginnings For The Toronto Real Estate Board
July 8, 2014 -- It is a period of new beginnings at the Toronto Real Estate Board as President Paul Etherington takes the reins to lead its newly elected Board of Directors, and welcomes new leadership with a new Chief Executive Officer.


GTA REALTORS® Report Resale Housing Market Figures
July 4, 2014 -- Stepping into his role as President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, Paul Etherington announced a strong increase in residential sales reported through the TorontoMLS system in June. Sales were up by 15.4 per cent year-over-year to 10,180 transactions. New listings were also up compared to the same period in 2013, but by a lesser annual rate. This means that competition between buyers increased in June.


Toronto Real Estate Board Reports Commercial Market Figures
July 4, 2014 -- Stepping into his role as President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, Paul Etherington announced a year-over-year increase in combined industrial, commercial/retail and office space leased through the TorontoMLS system in the second quarter of 2014. There was over 5.8 million square feet of total space leased in Q2 2014 – up by 15.6 per cent compared to Q2 2013. At over 4.2 million square feet, the amount of industrial space leased was up by 10.8 per cent year-over-year. The industrial segment accounted for almost three quarters of total leased space.


Toronto Real Estate Board Kicks Off Summer With New President Paul Etherington
July 2, 2014 -- Throughout the next year Paul Etherington, President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, will be sharing updates on our city’s housing market, as well as some of the many insights he has gained during his 30 years as a Greater Toronto REALTOR®. 


GTA REALTORS® Report Mid-Month Resale Housing Market Figures
June 17, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that both sales and new listings were up substantially during the first 14 days of June 2014 compared to the same period in 2013.


New Poll Shows Majority of Torontonians Want Toronto Mayoral and Councillor Candidates to Support Land Transfer Tax Relief for Home Buyers
June 5, 2014 -- With the municipal election campaign in full swing, a new poll is showing that a majority of Torontonians support a reduction of the Toronto Home Buying Tax (Toronto Land Transfer Tax), and would be more likely to vote for a Mayoral or Councillor candidate who supports reducing or eliminating this tax. Since 2008, the average Toronto Land Transfer Tax has increased 78%, more than double the increase in the average house price and outpacing inflation.


GTA REALTORS® Report Resale Housing Market Figures
June 4, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that both the number of home sales through the TorontoMLS system and the average selling price were up strongly in May compared to a year ago.


GTA Commercial REALTORS® Report Latest Commercial Market Figures
June 4, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board Commercial Network Members reported 639,878 square feet of combined industrial, commercial/retail and office space leased through the TorontoMLS system in May 2014, on a per square foot net basis where pricing was disclosed. This result was up from 436,433 square feet leased in May 2013 and represented a 47 per cent increase on a year-over-year basis, which was driven by all major market segments.


GTA REALTORS® Report Mid-Month Resale Housing Market Figures
May 16, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that “Sales reported by Greater Toronto REALTORS® were up strongly during the first two weeks of May in comparison to the same time last year.  However, new listings were down slightly over the same period, which means competition between buyers continued to increase and price growth remained very strong.” 


GTA REALTORS® Report Resale Housing Market Figures
May 6, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that during April – the first full month of spring – Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported a 1.8 per cent year-overyear increase in sales through the TorontoMLS system. Total April 2014 sales amounted to 9,706, compared to 9,535 transactions in April 2013.


GTA Commercial REALTORS® Report Latest Commercial Market Figures
May 6, 2014 -- Toronto Real Estate Board Commercial Network Members reported 450,092 square feet of combined industrial, commercial/retail and office space leased through the TorontoMLS system in April 2014, on a per square foot net basis where pricing was disclosed. This result was down from 625,545 square feet leased in April 2013. Industrial space accounted for three-quarters of all space leased in April.


TREB’s REALTOR® QUEST Conference
May 6, 2014 -- Media representatives are invited to the Toronto Real Estate Board’s Annual REALTOR Quest Conference taking place May 7 & May 8, 2014 at the Toronto Congress Centre.



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