The latest available monthly data from the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB)for April 2023 shows that the average home price has reached $1,108,606 in Toronto. However, prospective buyers will be happy to hear there are still options available under $1,000,000.
Prospective buyers should conduct further research and pricing analysis for the homes and neighbourhoods that match their financial circumstances and lifestyle needs to guide their individual decisions. The content is not intended to solicit buyers or sellers currently under contract with a brokerage.
Tips for Buying a Home in Toronto
Toronto has gained a reputation as a notoriously hot real estate market in recent years. While it’s true that buyers will likely face steep competition in today’s market, there are strategies that successful buyers can use to secure their first property on the ladder.
The first, and arguably the most important step, is selecting the right agent to represent you. Your agent should do much more than find and show you properties. The best agent for a first-time buyer in Toronto is one who understands the unique complexities of your neighbourhood’s market. They can inform you about the best negotiation practices and offer strategies that will help you come out on top in a bidding war. They’ll also be a helpful resource for connecting you to the right professionals, like mortgage brokers, movers, and lawyers, that will make your purchasing experience more seamless. This team of professionals will be invaluable for you when it comes to financing your purchase and can even help you navigate first-time buyer incentives. Understanding the stages of buying is another thing prospective buyers can do to set themselves up for success. There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to buying a home, so it’s a good idea to get familiar with the different stages of buying a property before you get started. For a more in-depth guide on how to purchase a property from start to finish, you can download ourHome Buyer’s Guide here.
This brand new apartment has never been lived in before! The open-plan condo has two bedrooms, as well as a series of wall-sized windows offering wonderful views of the surrounding area. The building offers amenities like a gym, party room and outdoor pool.
This lovely bungalow is nestled by Morningside Park on a ravine lot. It’s been fully renovated from top to bottom. Each room flows from one to the other, with the dining space immediately opening into the kitchen. The bedrooms are incredibly spacious and the separate living room has plenty of room as well.
This renovated bungalow is a perfect investment opportunity. The home can support development with up to four units. It has 14 foot ceilings with huge windows allowing lots of natural light, while the basement houses two of the potential bedroom apartments.
This home has a modern, open-place layout. The kitchen, attached to the living room, has a breakfast bar and a dining area. Upstairs are two spacious bedrooms, one of which is the primary bedroom with ensuite bathroom.
This luxury condo is a cozy space with a super functional floor plan. There is plenty of natural light shining through from the floor-to-ceiling windowed-back door which leads out onto the private balcony. Perfect for watching the sun set over the city.
This home is full of upgrades, including the flooring and updated kitchen countertops. There is a huge rooftop patio oasis which makes it a perfect space for entertaining. The corner unit has large windows for ample natural light, and a window to the kitchen acting as a makeshift breakfast bar.
Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, this condo has plenty of room to make it your own. Large windows offer gorgeous views of the entire city, while the being is rife with amenities and close to anything you might need.
This amazing apartment has an excellent floorplan with a split-bedroom layout, and. large breakfast bar in the kitchen. The building is also close to many amenities, including the subway and the University of Toronto.
Lakefront living at its finest! This condo has amazing views of the city and lake skylines, with a functional, spacious layout with a ton of natural light coming through the large windows. The building is also close to many amenities including shops, restaurants, Martin Goodman Trails and the Lake.
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