Foreign home buyers love Toronto for the schools realtor

Foreign home buyers love Toronto for the schools realtor

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 idea. […]

Real Estate News 10/17/2016

Real Estate News 10/17/2016

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Ottawa unveils sweeping changes to housing rules

Ottawa unveils sweeping changes to housing rules

Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveiled sweeping changes on Monday that will affect all pockets of the housing market, including rules aimed at slowing the flood of foreign money and strengthening a mortgage rate stress test. […]

Buy or sell first? Homeowners searching for new digs must choose

 Buy or sell first? Homeowners searching for new digs must choose

Buying a home can be difficult. House hunters must save for a down payment, may face bidding wars and even forgo conditions once considered staples of a homBut those who already own a home and want to move into a bigger place or downsize must also decide whether it's best to buy or sell first. […]

Yonge and St. Clair is going to be great again, real estate firm says

Yonge and St. Clair is going to be great again, real estate firm says

Last week, at a bar at Yonge and St. Clair, partygoers celebrated the official unveiling of an eight-storey mural by the British street artist known as Phlegm (yes, Phlegm). Painted on the side of an office building, it shows a human figure in a sitting curl, its body formed of scenes from the city: churches, parks, office buildings, the CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum. […]

Lack of supply driving GTA house price surge, studies say

Lack of supply driving GTA house price surge, studies say

Toronto is in the midst of a housing heat wave, with sales activity and prices both breaking new records in July. But one thing that seems capable of putting the brakes on the market is what the Toronto Real Estate Board has called the “troubling trend” of a shrinking supply of homes for sale, particularly detached homes. […]