Market Commentary
August 2020

 

The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) has released the sales figures for July, and a new monthly sales record has been set with 11,081 transactions reported on the MLS! This represents a 29.5% increase over July 2019 and a 27.4% increase from June. Historically, we would experience a dip in the summer months but with COVID-19 impacting vacation plans, we are seeing the results of pent up demand from the market downturn in April and May.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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“The City of Toronto has now moved into Phase 3 and we’re hearing talk about open houses. First, I want to say that the only way a public open house will occur is if the seller wants it...

 

 

 

 

 

Work Life Balance

 

By Tara Lindsay, Decorium

As a result of the unpredicted COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have found ourselves working from home alongside our children. While I can’t help your kids with their homework or extra curriculars, I do know something about the importance of good interior design...

 

 

 

 

 

Tales from the Trenches

 

By John R. Fortney, President, Rotary Club of Toronto

The Rotary Club of Toronto has been helping our city’s most vulnerable citizens for over 100 years. With the Covid-19 pandemic radically altering our daily lives, this work is more important now than ever. But we don’t do it alone. 

 

 

 

 

Good News Story

 

These days The Sievers sisters are performing the violin in a slightly different setting than normal by going around to people’s driveways to perform during the quarantine. 

 

 

 

 

 

Recipe of the Month

 

Village Greek Salad

The ingredients were simple, but they were so fresh and flavourful. Village style Greek salad is rustic and simple but nobody needs to know that. It’ll be our little secret. ??

 

 

 

 

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