Is the white picket fence just a dream?

We’re seeing it in the Beach and in many other neighbourhoods across the GTA – the dream of owning a detached home is become just that, a dream. With that, the demand for higher density development is growing. For anyone who wants to live in Toronto, a detached home is quickly becoming a luxury and families are compromising living space…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Is the white picket fence just a dream?

We’re seeing it in the Beach and in many other neighbourhoods across the GTA – the dream of owning a detached home is become just that, a dream. With that, the demand for higher density development is growing. For anyone who wants to live in Toronto, a detached home is quickly becoming a luxury and families are compromising living space…

Markets and Mortgages

Although overall prices in the GTA were up nine percent compared to January 2013, inventory is low! Homes listed for sale were down 16.6% which is likely accounting for the drive up in price. This market trend is definitely reflected in the Beach. Just the other week we listed a semi-detached that sold for more than a $100,000 over asking…

Love or Lust?

With Valentine’s around the corner, we couldn’t help but think about how buying a home is a lot like dating and finding the love of your life. When many people start out looking for a home, they look online checking out listings, and may start visiting open houses. (the bar, lavalife) They might meet an agent who offers to set…