Great Toronto REALTORS® reported 4,078 residential sales in December 2013. It’s up by almost 14 per cent from 3,582 sales reported in December 2012. New listings were down by almost 4 per cent over the same period. The total number of sales for 2013 is 87,111. It was up by approximately two per cent compared to 85,496 transactions in the calendar year 2012. Despite the wintry weather in December, we finished 2013 strong. We are looking forward to a quick start to the year as the home ownership in the GTA will remain affordable as the borrowing costs stay low.