REALNET ®  News

Welcome to the REALNET® News page. Here you will find recent media coverage of REALNET® events, interviews and articles. Sign up for our monthly newsletter if you’d like to receive regular updates on recent events and news.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on September 1, 2015

press_releases

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada- September 1, 2015  Activity in the second quarter of 2015 set a new record in terms of deal velocity, only the second time over 400 transactions per quarter, surpassing Q3-2006 by 70 deals.
  Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on August 28, 2015

news_coverage

There seems to be a big drop in commercial investment in the Calgary area this year. A new report by RealNet Canada finds there were only 82 transactions, valued at more than $1-million, in the second quarter of 2015. All told, the investments totalled $344-million. …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on August 27, 2015

press_releases

Calgary, Alberta, Canada – August 27, 2015  RealNet Canada Inc. today announced 2015 second quarter results for the Greater Calgary Area (GCA) commercial real estate and land investment markets. A total of 82 transactions above $1 million were recorded in the GCA totaling …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on July 28, 2015

press_releases

Toronto, Ontario, Canada – July 27, 2015 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced 2015 second quarter results for the Greater Toronto Area commercial real estate and land investment markets. After a sluggish opening three months in the GTA, the second quarter rebounded convincin …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on July 27, 2015

news_coverage

A cold winter might have put a bit of a freeze on commercial real estate transactions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), but spring was busting out all over in the fifth best quarter ever — driven by a surge in future residential development sites.

103 Avenue Road“Close to 45 per cen …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on July 27, 2015

real_insights

Interest rates have an impact on the GTA housing market in more ways than many people may realize.In a normal environment, when all other factors remain static, a drop in interest rates usually results in a rise in home prices. The concern with record-low interest rates and record-high home …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on July 27, 2015

news_coverage

Residential land prices reached new highs in Toronto in the second quarter of 2015 as developers bet the housing boom will continue in Canada’s largest city, according to a new survey.

“Not only were there some big transactions but we also had a record number of deals”, said Richard Vil …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on June 26, 2015

real_insights

New condominium construction is no longer isolated to just downtown Toronto and is in full swing right across the GTA. And though it may not seem like it, the number of projects currently being built has been on the decline over the last year. The reason is simple: A significant number of t …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on June 15, 2015

news_coverage

A report by RealNet Canada Inc., said there were 111 transactions during the quarter of $1 million or more for a total of $753.1 million. The number of transactions were off by 28 from the first quarter of 2014 while the dollar volume decreased by 11 per cent. …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on June 10, 2015

news_coverage

Last year closed with an all-time quarterly record in terms of overall investment and the most recent quarter ranks as the second-best to date, according to the RealNet Canada Inc.  Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on June 10, 2015

press_releases

Calgary, Alberta, Canada – June 10, 2015 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced results for the first quarter of 2015 in the Greater Calgary commercial real estate investment market. The total number of transactions was down by 28 from the previous quarter and the total value …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on June 9, 2015

press_releases

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – June 9, 2015 Activity in the first quarter of 2015 set a new record in terms of overall investment to start a year in the Greater Vancouver commercial real estate market.
  Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on June 3, 2015

news_coverage

“It’s all about choices. If you are set on living in a detached home, you are going to sacrifice distance,” said George Carras, president of RealNet Canada Inc., adding affordable detached living for $500,000 means heading to the GGH, Innisfil, Cambridge or Hamilton. …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on May 29, 2015

real_insights

While the supply of new home choices has shifted over the last decade — away from detached homes and toward apartment condominiums as a result of provincial intensification policies — prices of these new homes are rapidly rising, imposing affordability constraints on buyers and impactin …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on May 26, 2015

RCI_Mag_June_2015

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.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on April 24, 2015

real_insights

A decade since construction began intensifying within the GTA, in accordance with the province’s growth plan for the region, at least one result is clear: Things in the real-estate market are a whole lot more complicated. …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on April 23, 2015

news_coverage

GREATER TORONTO, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ – The supply of new low-rise housing dropped to record low levels in March, driving the prices to a record high, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today. Low-rise inventory levels, representing all new ground-relate …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on April 23, 2015

news_coverage

A report by RealNet Canada Inc. said commercial real estate sales in the Greater Calgary Area reached $3.2 billion in 2014, increasing by about two per cent from the previous year. The report said 483 transactions in excess of $1 million were recorded for the year, which represented the fif …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on April 23, 2015

news_coverage

RealNet Canada Inc. announced results for the GTA commercial real estate investment market for the first quarter of 2015. A total of 484 transactions above $1 million were recorded, totaling $2.7 billion for the Greater Toronto Area, representing a dollar volume decline of 24 per cent versu …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on April 21, 2015

press_releases

Toronto, Ontario, Canada – April 21, 2015 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced 2015 first quarter results for the Greater Toronto Area commercial real estate market. A total of 484 transactions above $1 Million were recorded in the GTA Region totaling $2.7 Billion, represent …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on April 1, 2015

real_insights

Land-use policies have a profound impact on housing markets, which has become more than apparent in the GTA as we mark the 10-year anniversary of the province’s Greenbelt and Places to Grow policies.

But oftentimes these policies can be misunderstood, and this can lead to unnecessary c …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on March 30, 2015

news_coverage

The average price of a new house in the Greater Toronto Area hit $733,578 in February, up 12 per cent from a year earlier, data from real estate research firm RealNet Canada Inc. and the Building Industry and Land Development Association show. That figure includes the price of all low-rise …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on March 13, 2015

press_releases

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada- March 11, 2015 – RealNet Canada Inc. today announced results for the year of 2014 in the GVA commercial real estate investment market. A total of 1,368 transactions in excess of $1 million were recorded, representing $6.01 billion in total investment.
  Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on February 27, 2015

real_insights

How best to describe the GTA new-home market at the start of 2015? Well, it’s complicated. Sales are down, but prices are up.
There were 1,939 new homes sold across the region in January. While that’s tracking three per cent above the market’s 10-year average, it represents a decline …   Continue Reading.

By RealNet Canada Inc. on February 25, 2015

press_releases

Calgary, Alberta, Canada- February 23, 2015 – RealNet Canada Inc. today announced results for the GCA Commercial real estate market for 2014. A total of 483 transactions in excess of $1 million were recorded, resulting in an annual dollar volume of $3.2 billion for the Greater Calgary Are …   Continue Reading.