My JOURNEY - CONTINUED

By: Marilyn Palmer

My JOURNEY - CONTINUED

Tags: #careerdevelopment #newcareer #digitalmarketing #socialmedia #journey #careergoals #markting

Starting a new career can be daunting to say the very least. Some days are diamond and some are coal.  Anyone relate? During my journey, I allow myself to dream big without insecurity and self-doubt (although that does creep in from time to time).  Every morning, I write down the 5 things I want in life and visualize the steps necessary in order to achieve these goals - not the end...Read More

My Journey - so far

By: Marilyn Palmer

My Journey - so far

Tags: #lifechange #careerchange #goals #marketing #advertising #digitalmarketing

Life Changes.  You can adapt, reflect, shift your goals, change your mindset and hopefully, reinvent yourself.  This is my story. In 2013, I had a cancer scare.  At that time, I looked into the mirror and wanted more for myself.  I found  life 2 life coaches.    I credit the shift in my mindset and my goals to these two life coaches.  Why 2?  One works...Read More

May Market Results

By: Marilyn Palmer

May Market Results

Tags: homes, Toronto, Mississauga, GTA, Burlington, home sales, condominiums, detached, average selling prices, buyers, sellers, real estate market

As the Bank of Canada increased the rates, many buyers have decided to put their home purchases on hold.  This is reflected in the sales for May 2022 and shows more balanced market conditions. Here are your results for the GTA and Burlington areas:   G.T.A. MAY MARKET RESULTS G.T.A. REALTORS reported a drop in sales by 38.8% when compared to May 2021, and down 9% when compared to April...Read More

April Market Results

By: Marilyn Palmer

April Market Results

Tags: homes, buying, selling, home prices, Toronto, GTA, Burlington, Oakville, Milton, condominium, home sales

In my humble opinion, we are now seeing a more balanced market.  Yes, Average Selling Prices continue to rise however, there is more choice for the buyers now.  Here are your April Market Results for the GTA and Burlington markets.  Oakville and Milton will follow in a few days. BURLINGTON MARKET RESULTS "With the exception of last year, new listings coming to market exceed ...Read More

March Market Results

By: Marilyn Palmer

March Market Results

Tags: Toronto, Burlington, GTA, Homes, Condos, House Prices, Buyers, Sellers

Tight Market Conditions remain for the GTA and  Burlington areas.  Both areas experienced a new high for Average Selling Prices.  Here are your detailed results for the month of March: G.T.A. MARCH MARKET ANALYSIS GTA Realtors® reportd 10,955 sales through TRREB's MLS® system in March, representing a 30% decline compared to the record result of 15,628 in March of 2021....Read More

February Results

By: Marilyn Palmer

February Results

Tags: homes, toronto, mississauga, burlington, oakville, milton, condominiums, detached, home sales, average selling price, gta, home prices

  Incredible doesn't even begin to describe what happened in February 2022 when compared to 2021.  Average Selling Prices were up by double digits.    Here are your February results:   GTA FEBRUARY MARKET RESULTS February homes sales were down compared to the all-time record in 2021, but represented the second-best result for the month of February in history.  ...Read More

January Market Watch

By: Marilyn Palmer

January Market Watch

Tags: Toronto, Burlington, Gta, homes, condominiums, buyers, sellers, average selling price, real estate, Oakville, Milton

  GTA & Hamilton-Burlington Realtors® release the January Stats.  As is the normal case, demand for homes remained strong in January. However, sales were down in both areas and quite substantially down.  The number of homes on the market were also down when compared to January 2021.  Here are your results: BURLINGTON MARKET RESULTS "The average selling price for...Read More

2021 Year Review & 2022 Forecast

By: Marilyn Palmer

2021 Year Review & 2022 Forecast

Tags: toronto, peel, halton, burlington, oakville, milton, mississauga, home prices, home sales, home types, average selling prices, buyers, sellers

  I had the pleasure of attending the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board's 2021 Year in Review and the 2022 Forecast.  The following bullet points cover all areas, including the 905 areas.  In some cases I have extrapolated figures for the areas I cover - Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Toronto.  Here we go: 2021 Year in Review   Record Home Sales in...Read More

December Market Review

By: Marilyn Palmer

December Market Review

Tags: Average Selling Price, Buyers, Sellers, Detached, Condominium, Homes, Average Selling Price, Toronto, Mississauga, Burlington, Oakville, Milton

      Once again tight market conditions prevailed.  In this article, I will also be highlighting government policies that are being talked about  as they relate to supply vs demand.  Supply vs demand was felt not only in the GTA, but also the GGH (Greater Golden Horseshoe) in 2021.  Here are your December Market Results: GTA MARKET RESULTS A recor...Read More

November Market Update

By: Marilyn Palmer

November Market Update

Tags: Toronto, GTA, Mississauga, Burlington, Oakville, Milton, buyer, seller, real estate, condominium, detached, average sale price, sales, homes

  Same story, same recipe.  Low Inventory mixed with high demand creates double digit increases in the Average Selling Price for all areas.  Will it ever become more stable?  The Federal and Provincial governments are looking to address this issue by building more homes, or building homes that are more affordable to more Canadians.  "Unless goverments work together t...Read More