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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.

Posted on May 13, 2014
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Royal LePage Commercial and REALNET® have both played key roles in changing the face of commercial real estate in Canada. They have come together to offer a custom solution to Royal LePage Commercial that marries the powerful industry research of REALNET® with the cust …   Continue Reading.

Posted on May 6, 2014
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The price that developers paid for land to build condos on softened by 4 per cent in the first three months of this year, to $55 per square foot, according to RealNet Canada Inc. (the price was closer to $30 per square foot in 2005 and 2006). …   Continue Reading.

Posted on May 5, 2014
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Toronto’s got a problem. (Yes, it’s about municipal politics, but not what you think.) A lack of family-friendly condos are being built in Canada’s most populous city. The new housing stock that is being constructed has shifted over the last decade from predominantly detached houses t …   Continue Reading.

Posted on April 24, 2014
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Prepare to duck.

RealNet Canada Inc. released its latest stats for new condos in Toronto last week, and the numbers showed that the average size of a unit has shrunk to about 797 square feet, from closer to 900 square feet five years ago. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on April 24, 2014
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What are the main ingredients for a good real estate market? Simple: you need the right product, in the right location, at the right price.

Just-released figures from RealNet for the first quarter of 2014 show that the GTA continues to be a very good housing mar …   Continue Reading.

Posted on April 24, 2014
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There has been considerable discussion on the state of the GTA condo market. BILD has always been of the view that the market fundamentals remain strong, and new figures show the strength of recent condo sales.

RealNet Canada Inc., BILD’s official source for new-home m …   Continue Reading.

Posted on April 23, 2014
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George Carras, President of RealNet Canada Inc. recently sat down with Erin McCoy and Simon Giannin to talk Real Estate on the Real Estate Talk Show.

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Posted on April 17, 2014
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Toronto condominium sales had their best March on record, more than doubling from a year ago as new projects stoked demand, according to RealNet Canada Inc. Sales of new condos jumped to 2,496 units in Canada’s biggest city, driving first quarter sales 68 percent higher to 4,962 from a y …   Continue Reading.

Posted on April 17, 2014
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Sales of new condos in the Toronto area last month hit the highest level ever for the month of March, according to research firm RealNet Canada Inc., as buyers remained active in one of the country’s most worrisome markets. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on April 17, 2014
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New home and high-rise condo sales have rebounded from last year’s dramatic slump and exceeded 10-year averages for sales in the first quarter of the year, says research firm RealNet Canada.

 

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Posted on April 16, 2014
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada – April 16, 2014 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced results for the GTA commercial real estate investment market for the first quarter of 2014. 481 transactions above $1 Million were recorded totaling $4.3 Billion for the Greater Toronto Area. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on April 10, 2014
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Developers are so optimistic that confidence has returned to the condo market, they’ve launched sales of a record number of new units — more than 2,700 — in January and February alone.

And more are planned, with new project launches scheduled unusually lat …   Continue Reading.

Posted on March 29, 2014
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How is the GTA’s new condo market faring so far this year?

By most measures, pretty well.

Year-to-date (as of the end of February) there have been sales of 2,230 units, up a considerable 28 per cent compared to the same period last year, and up 17 per cent on …   Continue Reading.

Posted on March 12, 2014
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – March 12, 2014 RealNet Canada Inc. today announced results for the fourth quarter GVA commercial real estate investment market. A total of 319 transactions in excess of $1 million were recorded, representing $1.474 billion in total investment. …   Continue Reading.

Posted on March 6, 2014
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A report released Wednesday by RealNet Canada said the Greater Calgary Area commercial real estate market saw investment activity of 396 transactions over $1 million in 2013, representing a dollar volume of $3.2 billion. …   Continue Reading.

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