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…

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…

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

2017 Home Trends

With the new year brings new design and resurgence of some old favourites.   Our design team has picked their favourites for 2017! And don’t forget, you don’t have to commit with major investments to take advantage of some of these exciting ideas…not in the market for a green couch?  Bring in some bright green tropical plants to make it…

It’s the Toronto Real Estate Market Watch

A LOT has been going on in the market with influences from regulatory changes, the political situation in the U.S., foreign buyers in the market.  But what actually made an impact?   Inventory.    We aren’t seen a flood of buyers and investors from the U.S….yet. Regulatory changes impacted certain segments of buyers but not the market in a dramatic…

All they want for Christmas…

We’ve made the list and checked it twice!  Our buyers have been home shopping and are ready to buy.    If you’re thinking of selling and one of these match your home, contact us today and we’ll make it happen! Mark’s clients are looking for..  Detached lot 50’ to build 2 new homes or a 25’ to build a single…

Toronto Real Estate Market Watch – November

With inventory down nearly 36% from last year, it’s no surprise that the average home price jumped 22.7% in the GTA.  It continues to be a frustrating market for buyers and the stalemate continues…many sellers are afraid to list until the find their next home.   For our team, we get creative with finding our clients homes to deal with…

Toronto Real Estate Market Watch – October

October Home Sales Up Year-Over-Year TORONTO, November 3, 2016 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a record 9,768 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2016 – up by 11.5 per cent compared to October 2015. For the TREB market area as a whole, the largest annual rate of sales growth…

Toronto Real Estate Market Watch – September

Change is in the air, and the regulations. Between the foreign buyer tax in Vancouver to the recent CMHC regulations to qualify for mortgages, the effect is starting to be felt. The impact is being felt more dramatically in Vancouver where real estate deals with foreign buyers “plunged from 2,034 deals in the seven-week period before the tax, to 60…