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Posted on December 17, 2014
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Over the past two years RealNet Canada Inc. has offered a helpful analysis of the long-term value of investment properties in Metro Vancouver.

The study of “created value” examines differences in the selling and purchase prices of resale properties in the 12-month period ending June …   Continue Reading.

Posted on November 28, 2014
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In the creation of a new home, the hard costs (or construction costs) are just a fraction of the end price. The value of the land the home sits on, as well as the range of development charges, are the variables that are chiefly responsible for ever-increasing home prices. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on November 12, 2014
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada – November 12, 2014 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced results for the third quarter investment in the Greater Calgary commercial real estate market. Overall investment volumes were down by 13% from the previous quarter with the number of transacti …   Continue Reading.

Posted on October 25, 2014
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The GTA’s new-home market appears to be firing on all cylinders, according to third quarter sales results for 2014. Released this week by RealNet Canada Inc., the first nine months of this year show buyers purchased 30,143 new homes across the GTA. It represents a very strong, 54 per cent …   Continue Reading.

Posted on October 23, 2014
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The number of shrinking, one-bedroom condos coming on the market has declined dramatically just over the last few months, in favour of more two-bedroom units averaging more than 800 square feet and better suited to first-time buyers and young families, says new-home research firm RealNet Ca …   Continue Reading.

Posted on October 23, 2014
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada – October 22, 2014 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced results for the GTA commercial real estate investment market for the third quarter of 2014. Overall market activity was up 19% and 23%, respectively when compared to the previous quarter and sam …   Continue Reading.

Posted on October 10, 2014
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The sale of a parking lot ringed by pawnbrokers and frequented by panhandlers is among land transactions that have tripled in Toronto this year, signaling the next wave of condo construction is on its way. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on September 26, 2014
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Half of new homes in the GTA can be found on pre-construction condo sites. To have an informed opinion about what’s happening in the GTA’s housing market, you need to first avail yourself of good market information. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on September 25, 2014
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The rise in small dogs parallels the rapid increase in tiny condo units.According to the 2011 National Household Survey, 22 percent of occupied private dwellings in Toronto that year were condos, and sales continue to soar. Even hovering in the sky, space in downtown Toronto sells at a prem …   Continue Reading.

Posted on August 29, 2014
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The GTA housing market these days is a study in extremes.Home-hunters of average means looking for a place to buy have two stark choices: move up, or move out. In response to the province’s Places to Grow intensification plan, there’s been a fundamental shift toward highrise development …   Continue Reading.

Posted on August 25, 2014
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REALNET® has created a new magazine – The RealCondoInvestor™ – in collaboration with Homes Publishing Group to better inform key stakeholders and replace myths with facts and fear with risk. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on August 21, 2014
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GREATER TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ – Sales of new homes and condominiums across the GTA continue to improve after a slow 2013, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today.

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Posted on August 19, 2014
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada – Aug 18, 2014 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced the results for second quarter investment in the Greater Calgary commercial real estate market. Overall investment volumes were up by 13% from the previous quarter while the number of transactions w …   Continue Reading.

Posted on August 6, 2014
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This rise of momentum in new condominium sales across the GTA suggests the market is responding to having the right highrise product offered at the right price, and in the right locations. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on July 31, 2014
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada – July 29, 2014 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced results for the GTA commercial real estate investment market for the second quarter of 2014. Overall market activity was down 39% and 47% compared to the first quarter and same period last year res …   Continue Reading.

Posted on July 23, 2014
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada – July 23, 2014 Altus Group Limited (TSX: AIF) announced today that it has acquired RealNet Canada Inc., a leading, privately owned Canadian real estate information services company.
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Posted on July 23, 2014
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Toronto’s condo market is showing no signs of slowing down, with new condo sales at 2,588 units in June, up 94 per cent from a year earlier. Condo sales were 19 per cent higher than the 10-year average, according to RealNet Canada, but prices were up just 1.5 per cent on the year, a refle …   Continue Reading.

Posted on July 23, 2014
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The number of new condos that sold in the Toronto area during June came in 94 per cent higher than the same month a year earlier, with 2,588 units finding buyers. And sales of new detached homes were up 84 per cent, to 2,020 houses, according to the latest data from research firm RealNet Ca …   Continue Reading.

Posted on June 27, 2014
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Have you taken a drive across the 905 and learned first-hand just how scarce the supply of new detached homes really is in the GTA? And that no matter how far out you go, it seems you still can’t afford one? Well, it could be time to expand your horizons even farther afield, out into the …   Continue Reading.

Posted on June 23, 2014
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New home sales have rebounded across the GTA from a slow 2013 with sales of new condos up 22 per cent in May, year over year, and lowrise house sales up 27 per cent. But the price of new condos has essentially flatlined, up just one per cent in May, over a year earlier, to an average of $43 …   Continue Reading.

Posted on June 3, 2014
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Greater Vancouver’s residential land market notched its second-best quarter on record in terms of over-all dollar value of transactions to mark the beginning of 2014, according to a report by RealNet Canada. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on May 30, 2014
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What’s the best way to characterize what’s been happening in the GTA housing market in recent years? Two words: growing extremity.

The intensification of new home construction is behind it. And Ontario’s land use and regional growth policies, introduced nearly a decade ago to inten …   Continue Reading.

Posted on May 22, 2014
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – May 22, 2014 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced results for the GVA commercial real estate investment market for the first quarter of 2014. Overall investment activity ranked the second highest in terms of overall dollar volume, behind …   Continue Reading.

Posted on May 15, 2014
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Investment in Greater Calgary’s commercial real estate market in the first quarter of this year was off by 21 per cent from the previous quarter, according to RealNet Canada. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on May 15, 2014
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada – May 14, 2014 First quarter investment in the Greater Calgary commercial real estate market was down by 21% from the previous quarter while the number of transactions was up slightly, by four deals. …   Continue Reading.

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