Simon Milberry | RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd., Brokerage

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List of Toronto Community Houses to be sold

Here is a list containing most of the Toronto Community Housing Corp single family residences that are slated to be sold via the Toronto MLS. Contact me if the house you are looking for doesn't appear on this list. Bain Ave. 176 SOLD Crawford St. 201 To be...

September 2015 Market Review

Yet another sales record was broken last month. Sales volume in September hit 8200 transactions, 2.5% higher than last September, setting a record for that month. Correspondingly, the average sale price increased by 9.2% year-over-year, to $627,395. Although the number of new listings was up 3.2% last month,...

Street Profile: Skylark Rd

The Lambton Baby Point area is somewhat famous for large, expensive homes, but there's a great pocket just north of Baby Point. The '50s era development consists of winding streets of brick semi-detached homes right on the Humber River Valley, which - if you didn't...

Team Odd Socks Ollie Blood Donors

This past summer my friends' little boy, 'Odd Socks' Ollie, died from JMML, a form of childhood leukemia. In his honour, I have set up a Canadian Blood Services 'Partners for Life' blood donation team. If you have ever thought about donating blood, or have done so...

Summer 2015 Market Review

In my June market review I noted that "July is shaping up to be busier than usual". It already seemed to be the case in the first week of the month, and the rest of the month maintained that pace, once again setting a Toronto...

Top floor unit at 73 McCaul St ** SOLD **

Featuring wood floors, a newly renovated bathroom and a spacious balcony, it's roughly 730 square feet of downtown living - and you won't get a better downtown setting than the Village by the Grange. Steps to vibrant Queen St W, also just a short walk to...

Authentic loft for lease at the Garment Factory Lofts ** LEASED **

This fantastic, west-facing unit in the original portion of the Garment Factory Lofts is available for possession in August 2015. Open concept with a modern kitchen (stainless steel appliances) and bath, this open, spacious 1-bed-plus-den loft exudes urban cool. Features include: exposed duct work, restored/polished concrete floors, fluted...

June 2015 Market Review

June was another record month in the Toronto real estate market. Sales volume was up 18.4% to 11,992 transactions (over 10,132 in June, 2014), setting a new record for the month of June. Over the same period, new listings increased by 6.7%, to 17,746, but total active listings...

May 2015 Market Review

May was another busy month in the Toronto real estate market. Sales volume was up 6.3% to 11,706 transactions (over 11,013 in May, 2014). At the same time, new listings slipped by 0.8%, and total active listings shrank by 10.1% to 18,585, down from 20,679 last...

Blood drive in honour of Ollie

In December of 2013, Ollie (now 7 years old) was diagnosed with Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML).  A big part of Ollie's treatment these days involves blood (and platelet) transfusions. The blood supply system always needs more donors, so I'm organizing a blood drive, and I'm...