How to search for Toronto modern houses for sale online?
How to look for modern homes for sale in Toronto?
Conventional real estate search on the MLS are often optimized for data specific searches limited to the number of rooms, square footage and area of the house. For an advanced modern property search in Toronto, your search falls in the niche category which will require a higher level of expertise. Your first point of contact should be sourcing a real estate who understands modern design and know what areas to look.
Search for modern homes specific to design
Modern and contemporary home listings are often one-off projects and custom house types on infill lots in urban neighbourhoods. If you are looking for a specific design, it can range from typing in design keywords such as mid-century modern, architect designed homes, architectural homes, tiny homes designers, modern prefab,
minimalist modern houses, or transitional.
Search for modern homes specific to a neighbourhood
Some Toronto inner city neighbourhoods are undergoing development boom. Target residential zones with mostly detached homes and 25' or wider lots which are ideal for modest infill homes of 3 bedrooms. If you are looking for wider lots with 50'-60' frontage, you will be looking in the outer core and older suburbs like East York, Don Mills, Bathurst Manor, Willowdale, and Etobicoke.
Search on Instagram under related hashtags
Whether you are looking for a home with a classic charm mixed with a modern twist or a modern of the future, Instagram is a good platform as a starting point to follow modern listings in your geographic area for browsing or research a catalog of home available. It's also an excellent short cut to narrow down agents who specializes in selling modern homes in your area.
Work with a real estate agent who specializes in design and selling modern homes
Chances are the modern real estate agent already have pocket listings or past buyer clients who might be looking to sell. It's also a good opportunity to discuss how a modern agent will market your home to attract the right buyers.
Anne Lok is a Toronto Real Estate Broker with over 14 years of experience in all aspect of residential real estate from modern houses, infill development from acquisition to design and construction, condos, lofts and rental properties in urban Toronto neighbourhoods. Anne aims to provide not only the best client service, but also a genuine authentic experience that will match your expectations. You can search modern listings and learn more about Anne at urburbia.ca or linkedin.