How much investors are influencing Toronto and Vancouver real estate

Greater Toronto Area(GTA) and Vancouver real estate has been an attractive investment considering the runup in home prices.

Flippers aren’t a huge chunk of buyers. But investors are a driver and are coming back into the market. There are even more investors than first-time buyers in the Greater Toronto Area.

We’ve been getting monthly updates from the ground floor from Realosophy Realty’s John Pasalis and Oakwyn Realty’s Steve Saretsky, who help make sense of it all, with advice for anyone buying or selling a home.

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They talked about the role of investors in real estate.

If you have questions, email them to and John or Steve will answer them on the next episode.

Jessy Bains is a senior reporter at Yahoo Finance Canada. Follow him on Twitter @jessysbains.

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