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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.

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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