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?…

Toronto Real Estate Market Update 09/14

The Toronto real estate market is enjoying a robust fall season with sales up up 10.9% over September 2013. While inventory has definitely improved, there is still a lot of demand from buyers. Our own team has lists of buyers who are ready to pull the trigger but just haven’t found what they are looking for. The fall market typically…

Should you buy the renovation or the fixer-upper?

One of the first questions we ask buyers (especially in the Beach and Toronto) is if they want to buy the renovated home or a fixer-upper. Not sure? Read on to see what you need to consider before you decide. Everyone has a different level of tolerance, appetite and resources for renovations. As serial renovators ourselves, we understand it’s not…

The fall Toronto real estate market is in full swing

The kids have only just gotten back to the routine of back to school and yet the fall Toronto real estate market is already in full swing! We’re seeing big jumps in inventory coming out earlier than usual and bidding wars even through August – a time when buyers can usually expect to pounce on listings that are being ignored…

What to do this summer in Toronto?

So what are you going to do this summer in Toronto? Don’t let awesome festivals, concerts and fun pass you by. Check out our collection of the best guides for what to do this summer in Toronto! (we’ve even snuck in some summer reading in case you want to leave the house or head to the cottage). Summer Fun 50…

Toronto Real Estate Market – June 2014

What’s happening in the Toronto Real Estate Market? Size does matter. ¬†And the small size of real estate inventory right now is having an impact. The low supply of homes for sale is driving strong price growth, particularly in detached homes, semi’s and townhouses. ¬†Particularly for those in the City of Toronto, studies show the land transfer tax has motivated…

Better than therapy?

If you’ve ever had the chance to do a major decluttering and organization of your home, you know how it feels. We’ve had clients actually cry in joy when they come home and see everything in it’s place once they’ve gone through the process and see how they can live in peace. Organizational psychologists (yes, they exist) have noted the…

Advance Listing Notice

Check our upcoming listings to see them before the public. Want more info on anything you see here? Contact us at info@markrichards.ca Exclusively Available Kenilworth Avenue – north of Norway Semi-detached 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms Kenilworth Avenue – north of Queen Semi-deatched, renovated 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 car parking Coming Soon Upper Beach Detached, 3 unit home List: mid-May…