The Cost of Commuting VS Home Ownership in the GTA

By: Lynn Faris

The Cost of Commuting VS Home Ownership in the GTA

Tags: commuting, gta, durham region, home values,

There's no denying the fact that the cost of homeownership is on the rise throughout Toronto and the GTA. Even taking into account the roller coaster ride that is recent home values, year-over-year, home and property values continue to appreciate. This rise in value has its greatest impact at the densest population location - in this case Toronto - with values dropping off as you move away fro...Read More

Real Estate Companies Can Now Publish House Sale Data

By: Lynn Faris

Real Estate Companies Can Now Publish House Sale Data

Tags: real estate, sold data, house sale price, durham region real estate, lynn faris

A recent Supreme Court ruling will make house sale prices more accessible to the public.   The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), the country’s largest real estate board with about 50,000 members, has been fighting for seven years to prevent its members from making sold data public, citing privacy concerns for their members' clients.   The majority of REALTORs®, like mys...Read More