05 Dec Toronto real estate data is about to get much easier to find. Here’s why it matters.
Original article via Toronto Life. Click here to read.
Information on past home sale prices can be a useful tool for anyone looking to break into the market—that is, if you can get your hands on the data.
That’s not so easy in the GTA, where a great deal of the region’s historical home sales data is controlled by the Toronto Real Estate Board, an industry group that represents licensed realtors. But TREB’s time as a data gatekeeper may be coming to an end. On Friday, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld a 2016 ruling that ordered TREB to end its strict controls on some housing data.