Toronto and GTA Average Sale Price – December 2016 Real Estate News

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Dec. 2016

DECEMBER 2016 REAL ESTATE MARKET NEWS High Demand and Low Inventory Demand for Home Ownership remains Strong.  Stricter Lending Rules are not deterring Buyers.  The Market is not Slowing Down.  Prices are Rising – Still.  Inventory is Low.  Record Sales in one calendar year has been set.  Condo Market exploding.  Toronto is a Great City.  Clean City. Diversified City.  A Place you want … Read More

Toronto Land Transfer Tax increase and TREB concerns

City of Toronto Land Transfer Tax

The Toronto Real Estate Board concerns – Toronto Land Transfer Tax increases News Release from TREB November 25, 2016 The Toronto Real Estate Board is raising concerns over proposed Toronto Land Transfer Tax changes. These proposed changes will increase costs for all Toronto home buyers, but impact first-time buyers the most. This TLTT proposal comes at a time when housing affordability in … Read More

Toronto and GTA Average Sale Price – November 2016 Real Estate News

Harvey Kalles November 2016 Newsletter

NOVEMBER 2016 REAL ESTATE MARKET NEWS This market doesn’t seem to be affected by the new Mortgage Rules that were put into effect last month. Condo Apartments, being the most affordable home type in the GTA and City of Toronto is most in demand. Prices were up by almost 13%. High Home Prices and Low Inventory Even with these new Mortgage Rules … Read More

October 2016 New Mortgage Rules Toronto and GTA Average Sale Price Market

September 2016 News Harvey Kalles Real Estate Toronto New Mortgage Rules

October 2016 New Mortgage Rules in effect With the new Release of Mortgage Rules effective October 17th this year, the Federal Government is merely being conservative in Buyers now having to qualify for a Mortgage based on Bank’s Posted 5 year fixed rate of 4.5% instead of the Bank’s Discounted rate of $2.5%.  This is to make sure that applicants can … Read More

Michael Kalles interviewed by Business News Network

Michael Kalles President Harvey Kalles Real Estate

Michael Kalles interviewed by Business News Network Michael Kalles, President of Harvey Kalles Real Estate, tells BNN that Toronto is a World Class City and Demand is Higher then ever. Michael Kalles stands as Strong for Toronto as the Housing Market is.  With so much ‘Heated’ Debate in this ‘Heated’ Real Estate Market, Michael Kalles explains how Foreign money is helping the … Read More

TORONTO GTA REAL ESTATE MARKET HOUSE SALE PRICES APRIL 2016

GTA Toronto House Prices June 2017

APRIL – 2016 Same Problem – LOW INVENTORY This Heated Housing Market is showing little signs of slowing down.  There are Fewer Listings and Multiple Buyers wanting to bid on Homes that are Available For Sale. Detached and Semi-Detached Prices keep climbing especially in Toronto.  However, Condo Sales were up 17.4% over last year, which is a strong indicator of … Read More

Why should I Have a Buyer Agent?

First Time Buyer Land Transfer Tax Rebate

How does a Buyer Agent Represent you?   Here are a few reasons why you should have a Buyer Agent representing you and your family:   –    There is no Fee involved for you the Buyer having a Buyer Agent represent you.   –    The Agent will be able to give you full listing information, including Offer dates and any other … Read More

National Real Estate Day – Tues. May 17, 2016 – Benefits of Home Ownership

National Real Estate Day

Celebrate National Real Estate Day April 18, 2016 — Tuesday, May 17, 2016 is National Real Estate Day, a day for all Canadians to celebrate the benefits of home ownership, and TREB is calling on all Member REALTORS® to join in and help spread the word! Don’t miss TREB President Mark McLean’s interview on CP24 this Wednesday, April 20, 2016 … Read More

What is Knob and Tube Wiring? Is it Safe?

Knob and Tube Wiring

If you are looking to buy a home, that was built prior to 1950, the home may have a Knob and Tube Wiring System. Though the technology is older, it is still capable of carrying electricity throughout the house.  What is Knob and Tube Wiring? It is a system that uses Porcelain Insulators called Knobs, for running wires through unobstructed spaces.  … Read More

Why Choose Harvey Kalles Agents – Let their Numbers do the Talking!

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Brokerage Ltd.

A few Reasons to Choose Harvey Kalles as Your Brokerage: Iconic Toronto Brand Name Established in 1957 Synonymous with Integrity & Success Sterling Reputation Huge Market Share & Performance Earned the Highest National & International Recognition Affiliated with Leading International Real Estate Companies, which gives Your Listing access to the World’s Finest Marketing & Broker Networks Prestigious Quarterly ‘Collections’ Magazine … Read More

The Real Estate Industry’s Reputation

Ethical Real Estate Agents

All you have is your Reputation in this Real Estate Business.   You can not survive for any length of time unless you are Professional, Ethical and Above Board in all of your Dealings with Buyers, Sellers and other Agents.   Here’s an interesting take on The Real Estate Industry’s Reputation: In a Canadian market with more than 100,000 Realtors, … Read More

What did a House sell for years ago? Historical Toronto MLS House Prices

Buyer Agents in Toronto Real Estate

TREB’s GTA Average Sales Prices from 1970 to 2015 Times sure have changed and so have House Prices!  It’s hard to even imagine the Average Sales Price of a Home in 1970 was $29,429K! Today, with the Housing Market on fire, Average Detached Homes in GTA for 2015 topped off at $622,116K.  There have been changes with the City Amalgamation of … Read More