As of August 31, 2016, if no more properties came onto the Toronto housing market, it would only take just over a month to deplete the available supply. That’s according to a new report by Chestnut Park Real Estate. BNN speaks with a broker for the company, Justine Deluce.View Video on BNN
The first and most important is supply. In August only 10,609 new properties came to market. This contrasts sharply with the 18,599 that came to market in 2020. What is even more shocking is that at the end of August there were only 8,201 properties available to buyers, a 51 percent decline from the same period last year when buyers could choose from 16,662 properties. Available properties were reduced to their lowest level in over a decade. A chronic problem has now become critical.