Real estate is a hot topic every year, and the year 2015 was no exception. Here is a look back at this year’s U.S. and Canadian housing markets:
American gains, new laws take effect
The big story of the real estate year was recovery. San Francisco led the pack, where continued strength in tech sector jobs helped 2015 prices skyrocket above 2005 market highs. In California, Los Angeles and San Diego were close behind whereas outside of the state, cities like New York and Denver set the pace. In 2016, though, expect some changes. Continue reading →
New real estate offices open in Toronto metro region
Realty Executives Priority One Opens in Vaughan, Ontario
REALTOR® and Broker/Owner Frank Covello brought Realty Executives Priority One Limited Brokerage to Vaughan, Ontario at 130 Bass Pro Mills Drive. The office had its grand opening in September.
Vaughan itself is one of greater Toronto’s fastest growing areas, a great office space for Covello and his agents. Covello’s team boasts decades of experience, supported by Covello’s own more than 25-year industry history.
Realty Executives Priority One Limited, Brokerage in Vaughan serves Woodbridge, Maple, Richmond Hill, North York, Toronto, Kleinberg, King City and its surrounding areas with both residential and commercial real estate needs.
The northern Toronto area sports York University as well as several golf courses, parks, and Canada’s Wonderland, the largest amusement park in the country.
Realty Executives Infinity Opens in Waterloo, Ontario
Broker/Owner Cheryl Sarnavka has opened Realty Executives Infinity Inc., at 180 Columbia Street West Suite 1A in Waterloo, Ontario. Featuring a state of the art office, the brokerage is nestled inside what many call the “Silicon Valley of the North,” at The Realty Den and Waterloo Innovation Network (WIN180).
As the name states, Ontario is a hub for jobs in technology. The Globe and Mail reported the Toronto-Waterloo corridor is home to more than 280,000 tech jobs at more than 1,000 companies, a more than $30 billion annual boon to the economy across the globe.
Sarnavka and her team will focus on residential properties, new home construction, condominiums as well as transition and retirement living. But the team will also work on international, commercial and investor properties in Waterloo and the surrounding community.