Toronto, a diverse and cosmopolitan city, is popular with buyers from all over the world.
Mansion Global quoted Richard in one of their recent article about Toronto's luxury market.
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
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
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“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 has talked to Tamsin McMahon of The Globe and Mail and shared his views of the situation and what the BC Tax could mean for the Toronto market.
In the light of the recent events in BC, Richard was approached by Wayne Karl of the Yellow Pages Next Home, to share his thoughts on the situation.
Multiple offers seem to be lessening – not due to lack of interest but due to a lack of desire to compete and push the price too high.
“I welcome change,” says Richard. “In fact, the only constant in our real estate business is change.”
If a client wants to buy a house just to win the contest then that’s the wrong reason to stay locked in a bidding war.
Richard was interviewed for CBS Money watch for the article "How to move to Canada: 10 great housing deals".
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TREB announced that GTA REALTORS® reported 11,992 sales in June 2015. This is a new record for June and an 18.4 per cent increase in comparison to June 2014 result of 10,132.
The Toronto Real Estate Board is moving to another record year in 2015 with a record month in May. There is still a pent up demand left over from our exceptionally cold winter, continuing low interest rates and ongoing immigration.
April being a record month points to the pent-up demand that exists in the marketplace: the unusually cold winter has acted to push the normal Spring market to a higher level exceeding past Aprils.
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.
Richard Silver talking about marketing to international buyers and sellers and how to ask the right questions to set yourself up for success.
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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.