J. Moriarty – The Beach

We knew Mark from the beaches area as many people do before we decided to sell our condo and look for a property in the beaches. He helped us get through a nasty bidding war when we found the perfect home for us. There where a lot of hungry agents in the beaches market but we were happy with the…

K. Oschipo – Downtown Toronto

As a first time home buyer, I needed an agent who was not only knowledgeable about the market, but who was also able to guide me through the buying process from beginning to end. Mark instantly put me at ease, and his experience helped me to feel confident that I was making right decision. I am thrilled with my new…

Best Gifts for 2014

What are the best gifts for 2015? No matter who’s on your list, we have compiled the best of the best to solve all your shopping woes!! Everyone and every budget is covered. We even included a gift selector solution at the end if you still can’t figure it out. And while you’re out shopping, please consider picking up extras…

Wanted: Toronto Homes

Our buyers are looking for homes in Toronto but inventory is low! If you or anyone you know fits the descriptions below and is considering selling, contact us today. Mark’s buyers are looking for: Upper Beach Detached, 3 + den or 4 bedroom between Main St. and Victoria Park, good size with at least 1 car parking Beaches Detached 3…

Fall Home Maintenance

As the first flakes of snow have already made an appearance, it’s time to get your home ready for winter! Check out our Fall Home Maintenance Checklist to help you avoid costly repairs and keep your home comfortable and in great condition throughout the coming seasons. FALL HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST • Check for Drafts: Move a lighted candle along the…

Let the light in!

With the hour falling back, we’re suddenly in darkness before you can cook dinner. It’s time to see how we can get as much light into your home while it’s there… Sunlight has a huge effect on how we enjoy certain spaces; not only does it give you vitamin D, but puts you in a better mood. Natural light has…

Toronto Real Estate Market Update – 11/14

This is what the Toronto real estate market feels like right now. The average sale price up up 8.9% over October 2013 and transactions were up 7.7% compared to this time last year. That being said, there is no other way to say it…inventory is brutal right now. We have a plenty of buyers ready to put pen to paper…

The Most Haunted Halloween House Contest!

Is Halloween your favourite holiday of the year? Then submit your home for our Most Haunted Halloween House Contest! The winner (decided on November 1st) will win Dinner for Two in the Beach and $100 Gift Card to a Beach retailer of your choice! Simply take a photo and email it to info@markrichards.ca with your name, address and phone number….

Scariest Things in Your Home

It’s that time of the year when things get spooky but the top 10 scariest things in your home may be downright frightening. Check out our collection of scary stuff from germs, potential accidents and much more… Top 10 Germiest Spots in Your House Disease-causing germs seem to be all over the place. What’s the germiest spot in your house?…