As a Real Estate professional since 1994, I am dedicated to providing you with the highest standard of professionalism and caring. As the Top 1% agent in Toronto Real Estate Board and as a licensed Market Value Appraiser (MVA), I would be able to represent you for your real estate needs. My team is also combined with the power of the CENTURY 21 brand - the most recognized name in Real Estate and the largest real estate company worldwide.
If you are planning to sell your home, my team (Tina Shea, my partner and our assistant) has the proven track record and expertise to help you in selling your home for the best possible price in the quickest period of time, with minimum inconvenience, and taking care of every detail on the way in a seamless manner.
My team can also assist you in finding your dream home, in a neighborhood that is right for you, satisfy your wants and needs, in the price range you want; and provide advise/suggestions that will protect your best interest.
I look forward to the opportunity of working for you!
Luke Tao, Broker, M.Sc., MBA, MVA
Knowledge & Expertise
- Specializing in real estate in Scarborough, Markham, Richmond Hill and North York for over 35 years
- Broker of Century 21 King's Quay Real Estate Inc. Brokerage
- Residential Market Value Appraiser - MVA (about 1% of agents in Toronto Real Estate Board have this special designate, his expertise in accurately evaluating homes provides added-values and unique benefits to homeowners)
- Over 10 years of middle/senior management experience in multinational companies
- Resident of Scarborough Agincourt for the past 35 years
Results & Achievements
- Sold 40 homes in the GTA area for an average of 102% of asking in 17 days on market last year
- Top 1% Agent in Toronto Real Estate Board (among 60,000 agents)
- #1 Agent in Scarborough Agincourt for 25 years
- #1 Office in Scarborough Agincourt & Markham
- Members of Century 21 International HALL OF FAME
- Prestigious Centurion Award Winners for 25 years
Awards & Recognition
- Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, 1993
- Volunteer Award, Ministry of Citizenship & Culture, Province of Ontario, 1989
- Inter-cultural Relations Award, Youth Clubs Federation of Metropolitan Toronto & District, 1987
- Canada's Birthday Achievement Award, 1986
Education & Community Contribution
- Bachelor in Mathematics and Computer Science at U.C.L.A.
- Master of Science in Computer Science at U.C.L.A.
- M.B.A. at University of Toronto
- Board of Governor, Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology, 1993-1995
- Membership Director of Brimley Forest Community Association, 1992-1996
- Founding Board Member, Aisling Center for Children and Family
- Past Chairman, Human Services of Scarborough's Multicultural & Race Relations Committee
- Founding member and Past President of Federation of Chinese Canadians in Scaborough
- Sponsor of the T-Ball teams and Softball teams in the Brimley Forest Community, 1995 - 2007
- Board of Director, Yee Hong - Evergreen Senior Housing, 2001 - present
Luke is a dedicated family man. He loves spending time with his lovely wife, his three full-grown children, and four lovely grandchildren.
In his spare time, he is an avid gardener who loves to experiment with plant-life's many textures and colours, plus Zen philosophy to create an award-winning, dynamic and beautiful garden. He also enjoys painting, singing, reading, tennis and golfing.
Luke Tao is excited to pursue his passion in painting. Some of his paintings are captivated by the brilliant scenes inspired from his garden and places that he visited. He loves to explore the impressionistic approach in colour, light, and shadow from different schools of painting.