Greetings!

While March was a relatively quiet month, April saw more For Sale signs and the Toronto Real Estate Market is certainly picking up! Year-over-year sales were up by 16.8% as compared with April 2018, with sales of detached homes in the 416 up by 20.9%!

It's also the start of event season! Join us at the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival running from May 23rd-June 3rd and visit our Facebook page before May18th for a chance to win tickets to the SOLD OUT Opening Gala screening of Rocketman! More details about this amazing festival and to buy tickets below!

Beacon Team is also proud to be a returning sponsor of Thrill of the Grill, organized by the Broadview Danforth BIA. Celebrating 10 years, this year's event will be held on Saturday June 22nd, from 6-10pm. Join us for this evening soirée and celebrate the first Saturday of Summer!

We also have links to the city’s best Tacos al Pastor as chosen by chefs Mark McEwan and chef Elia Herrera of Los Colibris as well as a video of a box factory in Leslieville which houses neon signs!

See you next month! 

Philip

Philip Kocev, Broker
Beacon Real Estate Team
iPro Realty Ltd., Brokerage
416.990.1886
2019 Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival
With less than two weeks until showtime, you should get your tickets early to avoid disappointment!

Click here for the full festival schedule and to buy your tickets! If you're interested in any of these amazing films or events please contact a Beacon Team member for your discount code !

We are also giving away one set of two tickets to this year's SOLD OUT Opening Gala on Thursday May 23rd screening Rocketman, and followed by a post-film gala party. Click here to enter!

To learn more about why we sponsor this amazing festival click here for our blog.

Hope to see you at the movies!
Rent vs. Buy: Why Buying In Toronto Is Still Better For Your Wallet
To help settle the perpetual debate of whether one should rent versus buy in Toronto, team members Dany and Philip demonstrate why buying is the more lucrative option, despite how high Toronto Real Estate prices may seem!

Click here for the full blog!
AGO: Admission Now Free For 25 and Under!
With continued support and generosity, the AGO has launched an innovative new admission model. Starting on May 25, 2019, the museum will be free to visitors 25 and under - all year, anytime. Additionally, anyone can purchase an AGO Annual Pass for $35.00 that will provide unlimited admission for a year, inclusive of special exhibitions!

This new model will open the AGO doors wide and make great art experiences more accessible.

Click here to read more about these great changes!
Toronto’s Best Tacos Al Pastor
Chefs Mark McEwan and chef Elia Herrera of Los Colibris take on tacos al pastor, the most classic pork spit-roasted taco money can buy.

Click here for the full list!
Inside Leslieville’s Trippy Neon Studio
Toronto Life visited the Neon Demon, an old box factory that houses more than 40 giant glowing signs.

Click here for the article!
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Toronto Real Estate Board Market News
Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a substantial year-over-year increase in home sales in April 2019. The number of residential transactions jumped by 16.8 per cent to 9,042 compared to 7,744 in April 2018. On a preliminary seasonally adjusted basis, sales were up 11.3 per cent compared to March 2019.

Click here  for the full report
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