"Stop searching for the perfect house and buy the imperfect house. Buy under what you can afford and add value."
“Typically, units at this price range will take longer to sell – anywhere from six to eight weeks – but this unit got a lot of attentional internationally,” agent Rizwan Malik says.
The Toronto luxury real estate market is booming. In fact, the condo market in Toronto has grown considerably and gone much more high end in the past five or six years, according to Jim Burtnick, of the Torontoism team at Sotheby’s International Realty.
[The sale] is the highest price recorded for the building for any unit type and it's not even the largest unit.
Toronto, a diverse and cosmopolitan city, is popular with buyers from all over the world.
Richard for Mansion Global: Toronto’s Healthy Luxury Real Estate Market Predicted to Carry Over to 2017
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".
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.
September 16, 2011 -- Next week is an important time for our City and for property buyers. Some key City of Toronto Councillors will be making decisions on how to get the City's finances in order so that City Hall can live within its means. What they decide can directly impact your property buying decisions
Strong economy sees numbers boosted August 26, 2011 -- As one of the world’s most diverse cities, Toronto welcomes nearly 100,000 newcomers to Canada each year. These people have chosen Toronto to begin building a better life. A report released recently by CIBC World Markets confirmed that the reasons for embracing Toronto are well founded.