Boosting supply is no. 1 job, Ontario’s housing minister says

The short supply of housing driving the cost of shelter ever higher is the most pressing problem confronting Ontario’s minister of municipal affairs and housing. But there is no scarcity of competing voices telling [Read entire story]

Millenials rank affordable housing among top concerns for upcoming provincial election, real estate study says

A provincial party that offers hope for overcoming the high cost of housing will have an edge with a generation of highly educated millennials looking for a way out of their parents’ basements and into the housing [Read entire story]

Tumbling Toronto home sales signal a return to normal market, say analysts

The numbers are coming and they won’t be pretty. That’s what data-tracking realtor John Pasalis expects when the Toronto Real Estate Board issues its official February home sales statistics next week. [Read entire story]

Supreme court to consider the debate over making sold prices of properties public

Zoocasa CEO Lauren Haw says it would take about 30 seconds for her company to add the price for which a property sold to the listings on its website. But Zoocasa, a member of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), is [Read entire story]

Court rules Toronto Real Estate Board must make detailed home prices public

Toronto-area home owners and house-hunters are one step closer to being able to find out online how much the house down the street sold for without meeting personally with a real estate agent.A Federal Court of Appeal [Read entire story]

Cooling Toronto housing market a return to normal, say realtors

That faint hissing sound — music to the ears of Toronto home buyers — could be the air escaping the region’s housing market. It could also be the barely concealed frustration of sellers, who listed [Read entire story]

GTA home sales plunge as much as 61 per cent

A stomach churning drop of up to 61 per cent in the number of home sales in some municipalities around Toronto could translate to a single-digit decline in regional prices by the end of the month, says a realtor who has [Read entire story]

Soaring Toronto housing costs tapped in new Airbnb ads

Airbnb is launching a marketing campaign underscoring an image of its Toronto hosts as regular people supplementing their income from the occasional rental of their homes.Radio ads on three stations start Tuesday, [Read entire story]

Entertainment district, luxury units dominate Toronto condo market

The party is set to carry on in Toronto’s entertainment district. That neighbourhood will continue to dominate the downtown condo market again this year with 24 projects under development near King St. West [Read entire story]

From dream home to unholy mess

Stories of building delays are not uncommon on the front lines of Toronto’s condo craze.But when Tracey DaSilva bought in the Union Lofts in the Junction Triangle four years ago, she expected her inconvenience and [Read entire story]

New home prices more than double as supply dwindles: Report

The cost of a new low-rise home in the Toronto region has more than doubled in the last decade to $887,543 in June, up from $393,398 in 2006 — a trend that is being fed by a record low supply within the same [Read entire story]

Looking to buy property in latest cottage hot spots — good luck

Prince Edward County realtor Lori Slik has begun every spring with a stock of properties that sellers would faithfully re-list after they hadn’t sold the previous season.But almost overnight business at the [Read entire story]

High prices no barrier to property dreams: Forum poll

The vast majority of Torontonians, 89 per cent, believe housing is unaffordable in the city. But 20 per cent of those who rent still plan to put a foot on the property ladder this year.The findings of a new Forum [Read entire story]