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Richard for CBC News: Foreign home buyers love Toronto for the schools

Richard for CBC News: Foreign home buyers love Toronto for the schools

Richard Silver, a Sotheby's realtor and past Toronto Real Estate Board president who works with foreign buyers, told Metro Morning host Matt Galloway that most of his foreign clients are coming to Toronto for educational and business opportunities, not just to park their money offshore, and that a foreign buyer tax would be a bad

Toronto Star Clarifies the Confusion Around Foreign Buyers

Toronto Star Clarifies the Confusion Around Foreign Buyers

The Toronto Real Estate Board says 4.9% of transactions involve foreign buyers. But some fear the number is low. As Toronto area housing prices have soared, so too has conjecture about the role of foreign property buyers in driving up the market. When the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released data on Tuesday showing only

Global Perspectives: Torontoism Team Goes Global

Global Perspectives: Torontoism Team Goes Global

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it” is a beautiful quote by Margaret Fuller and numerous times we have published helpful articles on accessing global markets on Torontoism.com.  In the newest bi-monthly, Global Perspectives by National Association of Realtors, however, we are able to share our experience with a much broader

Richard Silver: Using technology to deliver real estate excellence

Richard Silver: Using technology to deliver real estate excellence

I was recently interviewed by Ray Wood for the Top Agents Playbook. It was a great opportunity to share some of my experiences with using technology in the real estate business. As many of you know, I'm a big fan of new technologies and I enjoy testing them and implementing to make our work more efficient and to often more enjoyable and fun.

TREB: Termites are a hidden problem

TREB: Termites are a hidden problem

If you’re considering the purchase of your next home, you already know that a number of considerations are involved in the decision-making process like schools, transportation and local amenities. Often though, the factors that you can’t see are the ones that require the most attention.