Welcome to my May email newsletter! 

It's officially festival season and there is lots to do in the city! Hot Docs is just wrapping up and Inside Out starts in just a couple of weeks, not to mention ArtFest in the Distillery over the long weekend. Scroll down for more on ArtFest and for the best events happening this month, check out my latest events blog

If you've ever wanted to learn a little more about Toronto, I encourage you to have a look at the walks offered by Heritage Toronto in the link below, which explore the city from the Scarborough Bluffs to Koreatown. 

I also have a couple new exciting listings below... one is a rare, purpose-built multi-family home tucked between some of the most coveted mid-town neighbourhoods and the other a super-spacious one bedroom plus den condo with sunny south views from the oversized balcony!

Check out www.be-at-home.com for exciting real estate opportunities!

Brian Elder
Sales Representative,
Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd. 
416 921 1112
The Best Food Courts in Toronto
The best food courts in Toronto can be sought out on the glitzy upper levels of malls and in the bustling confines of downtown office buildings. The safe havens of tired shoppers, frugal students, those looking for a taste of home or to try something new, you might want to visit almost every counter at these spots.
Artfest Toronto at the Distillery: May 19-21
If you’ve been looking for a reason to get to the Distillery District this year, here it is! Check out Artfest Toronto over Victoria Day Weekend. 75 artists are displaying and selling their work, plus there will be live music and more!
6 charts that show that Canadian home
prices are still historically high
After a spring of red-hot housing prices in 2017, the things have been cooler in the Canadian housing market of late. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the national average sales price was down 10.4 per cent year-over-year in March, the third consecutive decline since January.
Heritage Toronto Launches 2018 Tour Season
Just in time for the arrival of warm weather, Heritage Toronto is kicking off their 2018 tour season with a series of walks across the city, running until October. 
Multi-Family Home in Mid-Town!
44 Elmstorpe Ave : $2.395M
Stately and upgraded multi-family home tucked in the middle of the best of mid-town neighbourhoods and schools. Coveted wide corner lot with 3 driveways gives a nod to severing potential and future development. Two-3 bdrm character-rich suites. Steps to shops and restaurants, minutes to Yonge & Eglinton Station, downtown & more!  
Welcome To The 500!
1405 500 Sherbourne St: $549,000
Superbly laid out, one bedroom plus den (could be 2nd bdrm). Sunny south views of the lake and city life, an entertainer's delight with a spacious open concept Living/Dining/Kitchen offering great flow. Chef's kitchen with granite, centre island, breakfast bar & all the bells and whistles. Steps to transit, shops, restos and more!  
Calling All Condo Investors!
1 103 Pembroke St: $549,900
This condo is tenanted 'in perpetuity' & tenant cannot be removed for buyer to occupy in future. Tenant must be assumed! This is a 2 Level, 2 Bdrm, super spacious investment condo w/ walk-out to private open terrace. In a restored Gothic revival style Victorian.  
Toronto Real Estate Board Market News
TORONTO, May 3, 2018 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,792 sales through TREB's MLS® System in April 2018. The average selling price was $804,584. On a year-over-year basis, sales were down by 32.1 per cent and the average selling price was down by 12.4 percent. 
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