June home sales fall 6.7 per cent: biggest monthly decline since 2010
The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in June posted their largest monthly drop since 2010, with the Greater Toronto market leading the decline.
The association says sales for June were down 6.7 per cent compared with May on a national basis, with month-over-month declines in 70 per cent of all local markets.
It says the Greater Toronto area showed the biggest drop.
Compared with a year ago, Canadian national sales in June were down 11.4 per cent.
The national average price for a home sold in June was $504,458, up 0.4 per cent from a year ago.
Excluding Greater Vancouver and Greater Toronto, the national average price was $394,660.
IceDogs Head Coach David Bell has accepted an assistant coaching position with the Ontario Reign of the AHL. After four years with the IceDogs, the last as head coach, Bell moves on to the number one affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.
The CHL Import draft is underway and with the 13th overall pick the IceDogs have selected Swedish D-Man Timothy Liljegren. Liljegren stands 6'1" tall, weighing in at 191lbs and was Toronto's first round selection, 17th overall at last weekend's NHL entry draft.
The IceDogs pre-season schedule has been announced with four exhibition games beginning September 1st, featuring home games in both Thorold and Beamsville. Barrie and Kitchener will provide the opposition in preparation for the 2017-2018 regular season.