With less than one week to go before Toronto voters select a new City Council, Toronto’s REALTORS® continued to raise concerns about the Toronto Land Transfer Tax with Mayoral candidates at TREB’s Annual General Meeting.
Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced a 12.9 per cent year-over-year increase in condominium apartment sales through the TorontoMLS system in the third quarter of 2014. Sales amounted to 5,954. New listings of condominium apartments on TorontoMLS were also up compared to the same period last year, by 4.5 per cent.
Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that condominium apartment rental transactions through the TorontoMLS system were up by 20.5 per cent year-over-year in the third quarter to 7,868. The increase was driven by the popular one-bedroom apartment segment, which experienced an increase in rental transactions of 24.7 per cent compared to the same period last year.