The Trump Tower – Up For Sale?

Trump Tower Toronto For Sale

  Toronto’s Trump Tower is up for sale and has wooed at least one potential buyer. Symon Zucker, lawyer for Talon International, which developed the Trump Tower project and still holds a majority of the condos and hotel suites in the building, confirmed an offer has been made through a letter of intent. He would not name the interested buyer … Read More

Considering Renting Your Real Estate Investment Property – 6 Things to Consider

Renting your Investment Property

Considering Renting Your Investment Property? There are many factors to take into consideration when renting out a spare room or an unoccupied residence. Landlords and property managers want to attract respectful and dependable tenants, but in order to do so, they must go beyond just listing their property and hoping for the best. Before they begin screening tenants or even … Read More

TORONTO GTA REAL ESTATE MARKET HOUSE SALE PRICES APRIL 2016

GTA Toronto House Prices June 2017

APRIL – 2016 Same Problem – LOW INVENTORY This Heated Housing Market is showing little signs of slowing down.  There are Fewer Listings and Multiple Buyers wanting to bid on Homes that are Available For Sale. Detached and Semi-Detached Prices keep climbing especially in Toronto.  However, Condo Sales were up 17.4% over last year, which is a strong indicator of … Read More

The Clock Tower at The Shops

The 35′ Clock Tower at the Head of the Town Square Shops at Don Mills Toronto Although The Clock Tower has stopped telling the time, the Homes at the top of the Tower are not representative of Don Mills Homes in particular, the Artist Doug Coupland, created it to represent a “Super Nova, a piece in which a cosmic explosion occurs and … Read More

Shops at Don Mills to get $21-Million Makeover Revitalization

Revialization The Shops At Don Mills

The Shops at Don Mills to get $21-Million Makeover  Cadillac Fairview announced today a $21 million revitalization / redevelopment plan for its CF Shops at Don Mills. Included in the plans are improvements or a “pedestrian facelift”, which will include the widening of sidewalks, the installation of cobblestone roadways and a catenary lighting system. And the parking areas, will include digital … Read More

Why should I Have a Buyer Agent?

First Time Buyer Land Transfer Tax Rebate

How does a Buyer Agent Represent you?   Here are a few reasons why you should have a Buyer Agent representing you and your family:   –    There is no Fee involved for you the Buyer having a Buyer Agent represent you.   –    The Agent will be able to give you full listing information, including Offer dates and any other … Read More

National Real Estate Day – Tues. May 17, 2016 – Benefits of Home Ownership

National Real Estate Day

Celebrate National Real Estate Day April 18, 2016 — Tuesday, May 17, 2016 is National Real Estate Day, a day for all Canadians to celebrate the benefits of home ownership, and TREB is calling on all Member REALTORS® to join in and help spread the word! Don’t miss TREB President Mark McLean’s interview on CP24 this Wednesday, April 20, 2016 … Read More

What is Knob and Tube Wiring? Is it Safe?

Knob and Tube Wiring

If you are looking to buy a home, that was built prior to 1950, the home may have a Knob and Tube Wiring System. Though the technology is older, it is still capable of carrying electricity throughout the house.  What is Knob and Tube Wiring? It is a system that uses Porcelain Insulators called Knobs, for running wires through unobstructed spaces.  … Read More

Why Choose Harvey Kalles Agents – Let their Numbers do the Talking!

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Brokerage Ltd.

A few Reasons to Choose Harvey Kalles as Your Brokerage: Iconic Toronto Brand Name Established in 1957 Synonymous with Integrity & Success Sterling Reputation Huge Market Share & Performance Earned the Highest National & International Recognition Affiliated with Leading International Real Estate Companies, which gives Your Listing access to the World’s Finest Marketing & Broker Networks Prestigious Quarterly ‘Collections’ Magazine … Read More

The Real Estate Industry’s Reputation

Ethical Real Estate Agents

All you have is your Reputation in this Real Estate Business.   You can not survive for any length of time unless you are Professional, Ethical and Above Board in all of your Dealings with Buyers, Sellers and other Agents.   Here’s an interesting take on The Real Estate Industry’s Reputation: In a Canadian market with more than 100,000 Realtors, … Read More

What did a House sell for years ago? Historical Toronto MLS House Prices

Buyer Agents in Toronto Real Estate

TREB’s GTA Average Sales Prices from 1970 to 2015 Times sure have changed and so have House Prices!  It’s hard to even imagine the Average Sales Price of a Home in 1970 was $29,429K! Today, with the Housing Market on fire, Average Detached Homes in GTA for 2015 topped off at $622,116K.  There have been changes with the City Amalgamation of … Read More