Michael Kalles interviewed by Business News Network

Michael Kalles President Harvey Kalles Real Estate

Michael Kalles interviewed by Business News Network Michael Kalles, President of Harvey Kalles Real Estate, tells BNN that Toronto is a World Class City and Demand is Higher then ever. Michael Kalles stands as Strong for Toronto as the Housing Market is.  With so much ‘Heated’ Debate in this ‘Heated’ Real Estate Market, Michael Kalles explains how Foreign money is helping the … Read More

What’s Happening in the Toronto Real Estate Market November 2015?

November 2015 TREB Sales Prices GTA

The GTA Real Estate Market had another Record Month for Sales November 2015!   The Toronto Real Estate Market Sold more Homes in 2015 – hitting 100,000 Sales by year’s end, than any other YEAR on Record!  And this trend is expected to continue into 2016!  $632,685.00 Average Sales Price for November 2015 within the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) The Average Sales … Read More

Real Estate Cell Phones and EMF

Real Estate Agent and Cell Phones

A Real Estate Agent without a Phone?  That’s almost unheard of especially in Toronto!   That picture was of me a few years back – always on my Cell Phone.  I remember paying $1,300.00 for my first Motorola Flip Phone – Bright Blue.  I loved that phone. So small, it fit almost anywhere and especially in my little purses.  I … Read More

How to figure out House Numbers in Toronto

House Numbers in Toronto

Ever wonder just how the Numbering System works in Toronto? How are Numbers assigned to Buildings and Homes and, pretty much all Real Estate?  Well, depending on what City you’re in, a Street Address can indicate the Distance from a Body of Water, or a Major Street, or the Proximity to the nearest Arterial, or which side of the Road … Read More

What is Title Insurance in Real Estate all About?

Title Insurance for Toronto Real Estate Properties

Title Insurance …. Does it Matter? Although Title Insurance in Ontario is NOT Mandatory, it is advisable when Buying Real Estate, to get the Facts, Pros & Condos about purchasing Title Insurance on your Property. The main reason to get Title Insurance is to Protect Ownership or Title against losses incurred as a result of undetected or unknown title defects. 

IS REAL ESTATE A GREAT INVESTMENT ?

TREB CHARTS

TORONTO REAL ESTATE IS YOUR BEST INVESTMENT FOR YOUR MONEY…  You work hard for your Money and what better return than investing in the Toronto Real Estate Market. According to the following Toronto Real Estate Board Charts, Real Estate over time is the Best Investment for your Money.  Our Market and House Prices have continued a steady rise throughout the … Read More

Are Carbon Monoxide Alarms Mandatory in all Ontario Homes?

THE SILENT KILLER – DON’T LET THIS HAPPEN IN YOUR HOME OR TO YOUR FAMILY!  A few things: Carbon Monoxide is Odorless, Colourless and Tasteless The Law came into effect in Ontario to have Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Houses on April 14, 2015 Have your Gas Furnace/Stove and Chimney checked regularly, and make sure your Furnace Inspector has a ‘Gas Licence’, and your … Read More

WHAT IS KNOB AND TUBE WIRING?

Knob and Tube Wiring

Many Homes in Toronto have Knob and Tube Wiring….What is is exactly? Homes built prior to 1950, used a system called ‘Knob and Tube’ Wiring.  Today, although its technology is old, it is still capable of carrying electricity through a Home. What is Knob and Tube Wiring? It is a system that uses Porcelain Insulators called Knobs, for running wires through … Read More

Leslieville Toronto First Quarter Real Estate Report 2015

Leslieville South Riverdale Toronto Houses

Leslieville Toronto Houses 2015 1st Quarter Report C01 Including:  South Riverdale Leslieville South Riverdale, Toronto   2015     2014   Difference House Sales   92     104   – 13% Homes Average Price   $613,808     $598,562   + 3% New Listings   152     75   +50% Active Listings   45     18   … Read More

Who put a Stop Sign in the Real Estate Market?

Toronto Real Estate Market Stops

STOP! Central Toronto is HOT!  Homes are still in Bidding Wars and Buyers are Buying Homes over List Prices. BUT …. in the ‘outskirts’ of Toronto like Mimico, Stonegate-Queensway and Neighbourhoods in Scarborough, there is definately a Market difference.  It’s as if someone put a Stop Sign in the Middle of the Marketplace.  We are not seeing homes listed with … Read More

Leaside Toronto First Quarter Real Estate Report 2015

Leaside Toronto Neighbourhood Real Estate

Leaside East York Houses 2015 1st Quarter Report C11 Sales Average Price Detached New Listings Days on Market % Sold Price vs. Listing Price Leaside 31 $1,083,255 55 15 103% Leaside cooled down in the 1st quarter of 2015. The number of sales dropped 43% to only 31. Prices also fell on average to $1,083,255 from $1,253,358 last year at this … Read More