Sales Representative, Senior Vice President - Sales,
ABR, e-PRO, CIPS - Certified International Property Specialist
Leading the Torontoism Team at Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Richard is designated as an ABR, e-PRO and a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS). A past Director-at-Large for the Canadian Real Estate Association, and Past-President of the Toronto Real Estate Board.
A speaker and writer about the use of "Technology in Real Estate" as well as "The International Real Estate Market", he is founding Past-President of the Asian Real Estate Association of America, Toronto Chapter. Inman News named him one of the "Top 100 Most Influential people in Real Estate for 2013".
作为北美亚裔房地产协会重要成员曾任加拿大分部主席，同时作为演说家和作家，著有"新型科技技术在房地产领域的应用"和"国际房地产市场"等。在2013年，Richard Silver 更是被英曼新闻评为，全北美前100名最具影响力的地产领袖之一。
Richard in the Press
Richard was featured in the 95 episode of Bill Risser's The Real Estate Sessions podcast.
PropertySpark.com have put together a list of 20 Toronto Real Estate Agents On Social Media and Richard Silver was named number 2.
Richard Silver speaking about real estate career, government regulations, and what prevents Toronto from becoming a world-class city.
"Stop searching for the perfect house and buy the imperfect house. Buy under what you can afford and add value."
Richard for the Globe and Mail: Ontario’s lack of foreign-buyer data sparks concern about a Toronto housing crisis
It is impossible to know what impact international capital is having because no official data are being collected.
Richard for Mansion Global: Toronto’s Healthy Luxury Real Estate Market Predicted to Carry Over to 2017
Toronto has a lack of inventory, and there’s only so much space for new developments.
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. Richard shares his international experience.
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 Silver 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, in Mr. Silver’s opinion, that’s the wrong reason to stay locked in a bidding war.
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.
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.
When it comes to government policy, business people and the general public don’t always see eye-to-eye; but when they do, there is even more reason for politicians to take notice. That is why GTA municipal representatives would be well advised to pay close attention to the results of a recent public opinion poll, conducted for the
Over the past three years the Toronto Real Estate Board has been involved in a major rewite of our database to provide for Neighborhoods instead of alpha numeric designations. This was launched on July 5th. Here is an article by CAROLYN IRELAND of the Globe and Mail. Please note: there is a mistake in her report.
I am excited to begin my term as President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, and so I would like to take the opportunity to discuss with you the issue of home ownership. The first time home buyer land transfer tax (LTT) rebate is out of date. Due to increasing home prices, the rebate no