Real Estate
 

August 3, 2020

 
 
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Toronto’s frothy housing market seeing ‘bonkers’ price activity
 

Cole Burston/The Globe and Mail

  Toronto’s frothy housing market seeing ‘bonkers’ price activity
 

Carolyn Ireland

First-time buyers in the Toronto-area real estate market are anxiously vying for properties in July after the average selling price hit a record peak in June.

 
“It’s kind of bonkers,” says real estate broker Farrell Macdonald of Royal LePage Terrequity Realty. “I’m more than a little perplexed by the price activity.”

 
 
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The long debate over an apartment building means it’s time for change in Vancouver’s city planning and politics
 

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  The long debate over an apartment building means it’s time for change in Vancouver’s city planning and politics
 

Alex Bozikovic

 
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A house with curve appeal in Edmonton’s Old Strathcona neighbourhood
 

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A house with curve appeal in Edmonton’s Old Strathcona neighbourhood
 

Simon Lewsen

 
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The market
 
Canadian home prices edged up 0.7 per cent in June, but market slowing
 

Christinne Muschi/Reuters

  Canadian home prices edged up 0.7 per cent in June, but market slowing
 

Julie Gordon

 
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Toronto real estate
 
Low-ball offers rejected for detached North York home
 

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Low-ball offers rejected for detached North York home
 

Sydnia Yu

 
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Buyers pounce on Toronto house with ‘Coming Soon’ sign
 

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Buyers pounce on Toronto house with ‘Coming Soon’ sign
 

Sydnia Yu

 
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Mortgages and rates
 
Shopping for a mortgage? Variable rates are a gamble that you don’t need to take
 

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Shopping for a mortgage? Variable rates are a gamble that you don’t need to take
 

Robert McLister

 
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In case you missed it
 
  Vancouver developers crowd into the rental market
 

Kerry Gold

 
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