Parent and Child and Investment Partners?

With the market progressing the way it is, the ability for first time home buyers to get into get into the market is quickly evaporating.   In the past year alone, any down payment that they may have saved up will be woefully insufficient or will force them to dramatically reduce their purchasing budget.    Even those who are in…

Inside the Toronto Real Estate Market – February 2017 Edition

This market might even be more dramatic than the Real Housewives of Toronto. Even we are blown away by what is happening.   An ongoing lack of inventory (down 50.5% compared to February 2016) is continuing to drive prices upwards.    The year over year average price of a Toronto home is up a whopping 27.7%! Of course the big…

Top 5 Kitchen Organization Tips

The kitchen. It’s where you end up spending most of your waking hours when you’re in your house. Yet for some of us, it can also be the most frustrating room because of lack of space, lack of organization and the ability for things to just pile up until they are falling out of the cupboards! Check out our top…

Get outta town…What $1M will buy you around the world!

We travelled to Costa Rica last winter.  Guess what real estate agents do on vacation?You guessed it…they look at real estate 🙂 If you wanted to get a little inspiration to see what your hard earned dollar gets you around the world, consider this… For just over a $1M CDN you can be the proud new owner of Canopy House…

Inside the Toronto Real Estate Market – Jan 2017 Edition

Sorry to sound like a broken record but once again, inventory in the real estate market is proving to be a challenge!  The inventory of active listings in January 2017 is half of what it was in 2016 and new listings are down 17.6%. How can we break the stalemate of home owners who want to sell but won’t put their…

How can you fall in love with your home again?

We’ve all done it. You go to someone else’s home or an open house and you think, I wish my home looked like that! Inevitably, life takes over, stuff piles up, the ‘honey do’ list gets longer and longer. When we start our work on a home to get it ready for sale, we take care of every little thing…

What we LOVE Wednesday!

Welcome to the middle of the week!   Here’s what we’re loving this Wednesday… Lone & Co Hair in Riverside! Pretty sure half our team goes there to get styled.   From an incredible team to amazing talent, not mention the most lovely products and atmosphere, you cannot walk out of there looking and feeling anything but fabulous. 717 Queen…

Toronto Light Fest!

If you thought the Christmas market was cool, the Distillery is going to make your winter that much brighter with Toronto Light Fest running from January 27th to March 12th! You can check it out sundown to 10pm Sunday to Wednesday and sundown to 11pm Thursday to Saturdays. And the perk? It’s totally free. You know what else is free?…

Toronto Real Estate Market Outlook 2017

TREB RELEASES MARKET YEAR IN REVIEW & OUTLOOK REPORT 2017 AT ECONOMIC SUMMIT TORONTO, January 31, 2017 — The Toronto Real Estate Board released its annual Market Year in Review & Outlook Report today at its Economic Summit being held at Toronto’s Parkview Manor. The report provides a look forward into the 2017 housing market and tackles top-of-mind issues, including…

Don’t lose your dream home.

What you don’t know could cost you thousands…and even the home of your dreams. Find out what you need to know now from Eric Skogland!   What Buyers Need To Know with Eric Skogland – The Richards Group from The Richards Group RE/MAX on Vimeo.   To connect with Eric: Eric Skogland 647-300-7019 eric@therichardsgroup.ca