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July’s Newsletter: 39 Essential Patios – Historic Venue Reopening – Buying a House or Condo: What Could Go Wrong? (Part II)

July’s Newsletter: 39 Essential Patios – Historic Venue Reopening – Buying a House or Condo: What Could Go Wrong? (Part II)

One of Toronto’s favourite summer pastimes is hanging out on a patio, but not all patios are created equal! Thankfully Toronto has enough rooftop and backyard patios to suit everyone’s needs and you’ll find a list of them below. Also included is a selection of great summer events to enjoy this month and Part-2 of a blog post related to what can go wrong when buying a house or condo.

The numbers are out for June sales and the news is mixed. Sales in the GTA were up by 16.5% compared to June 2022, despite fewer listings, resulting in an average selling price up by 3.2%. However, both the number of sales and the average price were down compared to May 2023. Toronto’s east end has proven to be the busiest part of the city with properties receiving, on average, between 105% and 113% of asking.

The good news is that Toronto’s market is incredibly resilient and despite higher interest rates buyers are still entering the market. Though the Bank of Canada raised the key interest rate by another .25, we are unlikely to feel the results for several months.

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