This Week in Real Estate: November 25th to December 1st.

This week in real estate: TREB may have to allow consumers access to sales data, a look at how to housing market is showing balance, and how condo developers are catering to freelancers.

 

Top court to rule on whether Toronto Real Estate Board must share detailed home prices.


The Federal Court of Appeal is set to decide whether Canada’s largest real estate board must open up access to home sales data to its realtor members, which it could then share with the public online.

The decision to uphold or set aside a previous decision by the Competition Tribunal is expected to have widespread ramifications and affect how other real estate boards provide services to customers on the internet.

Via Toronto Star. Click for the full article.

5 charts that show how Toronto’s housing market has finally balanced out.


After a summer of slumping sales and prices, it seems that Toronto’s housing market has finally balanced out.

Following record-breaking sales in the first few months of the year, the Ontario government introduced its Fair Housing Plan in April. Home prices plummeted over the summer, but are now making their way back up.

In order to better understand these past few months, BuzzBuzzNews has rounded up five charts to put things in perspective.

Via BuzzBuzzHome. Click for the full article.

Condo developers capitalize on rise of remote-working entrepreneurs.


“Everyone is remote now,” he says. “The co-working thing is just exploding.”

Mr. Tischler is part of a growing number of small-business types who are looking for creative approaches to work spaces. Traditional offices, with a phone and desk, “can be so cold and antiseptic,” he says. Many entrepreneurs want a place to work that offers opportunities to brainstorm ideas and meet clients outside of a conventional office setting.

Via Globe and MailClick for the full article.

 

Header image via Globe and Mail.

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