Richard for CBC News: Foreign home buyers love Toronto for the schools 1

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 2

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 …

Richard for Toronto Sun: Why the Toronto Real Estate Bubble Has Not Burst! 10

Richard for Toronto Sun: Why the Toronto Real Estate Bubble Has Not Burst!

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. …

Richard for Toronto Sun: Toronto Real Estate: Taking the sting out of unfair taxes 12

Richard for Toronto Sun: Toronto Real Estate: Taking the sting out of unfair taxes

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 …

Richard for the Globe and Mail: The Toronto Real Estate Board Moves to Neighborhood Searches 14

Richard for the Globe and Mail: The Toronto Real Estate Board Moves to Neighborhood Searches

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. …