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TREB Market Year in Review & Outlook Report Will Be Released at Media Event

284 Days ago

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2016) - On Monday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m. the Toronto Real Estate Board will launch its inaugural Market Year in Review & Outlook report at Parkview Manor.

This report is full of valuable information that will further assist the way over 43,000 real estate professionals assist their clients while shedding light on the liveability and economic competitiveness of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the wider Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH).

Contents of the report will include:

  • Never-before-seen Ipsos statistics on recent and intending home buyers that will assist REALTORS® in serving the public, including:
    • The share of households who purchased a home in the last year or who plan to purchase one over the next year.
    • Types of homes that respondents purchased or plan to purchase including price information.
    • The share of respondents who bought or who plan to buy a new or resale home.
    • Down payment amount, mortgage rate and term of the actual or planned purchase.
    • The share of actual or would-be purchasers that are first-time home buyers.
    • Information on the renovation plans of recent and prospective purchasers.
  • An overview of the real estate market in 2015 and a look ahead at what to expect in 2016, including projections on how new federal mortgage lending rules will impact the housing market.
  • An exploration of what makes the GGH liveable and what we can do to improve its liveability and global competitiveness and a cohesive approach to future development of the region, with feedback from leaders in all levels of government as well as the non-profit and the private sectors.
  • The latest information on the new home market, including what it's like to build within the current land use policy framework with insight from BILD and RealNet.

In short, this report will provide a sense of not only of where the real estate market currently stands and where it is heading, but also how the real estate industry is inextricably linked to the broader prosperity of our economic and political community.

Greater Toronto REALTORS® are passionate about their work. They are governed by a strict Code of Ethics and share a state-of-the-art Multiple Listing Service. Over 43,000 TREB Residential and Commercial Members serve consumers in the Greater Toronto Area. TREB is Canada's largest real estate board.

Media Inquiries: Toronto Real Estate Board
Mary Gallagher
Senior Manager Public Affairs