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A Swansea Toronto House Received 33 Offers Last Night

August 24th, 2016 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate TrenchesJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West Village

ˈfləməkst/adjective meaning 'bewildered, perplexed or confused'."he became flummoxed and speechless"
  This is my state today - along with those of my Buyers - who found themselves one of thirty-three bidders competing for a two bedroom bungalow listed for $998,000 in the Swansea neighbourhood Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: What Are Your Best Home Maintenance Tips?

August 23rd, 2016 | Dear UrbaneerReal Estate

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear urbaneer, where we delve deep into our decades of experience navigating the trenches of Toronto real estate to help answer questions that have been vexing our clients. This time around, we help recent homebuyers settle into their new role as property owners. Dear… Read Full Entry

The Music Plays On At The Historic Danforth Music Hall

August 19th, 2016 | City LivingThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

When strolling on The Danforth, there's an easily recognized fixture that is difficult to miss: the theatre-turned-entertainment-venue, Danforth Music Hall. One of Toronto's longest-standing buildings and noted for its tumultuous history with shutting down and reopening on several occasions, The Music Hall has been a staple of Toronto's entertainment scene… Read Full Entry

Countdown To Construction - Tree Protection In Toronto

August 17th, 2016 | Real EstateTales From Tennis Crescent

Welcome to The Tales From Tennis Crescent, where I'm sharing my journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian plain-jane duplex on Tennis Crescent in Riverdale.     So the countdown is on to start the renovation, nearly a year after getting approvals from the City of Toronto's Committee of Adjustment. It's taken a year of busting my… Read Full Entry

Home of the Month - Yonge Dundas

August 15th, 2016 | Buy Of The Month

Welcome to our August 2016 Home of the Month. This feature provides a snapshot of what's Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. This month we share the tale of a first time Buyer who approached us with a very specific request. Not only was he seeking a… Read Full Entry

Healthy Organic At Carrot Common On The Danforth

August 12th, 2016 | City LivingThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

The Carrot Common - completed in 1988 - is a collection of 17 shops and eateries tucked away on Danforth Avenue just east of Broadview Avenue. The ground floor features a number of engaging retail destinations including The Big Carrot Juice store, Aroo natural clothing, Inspired Life, and 100 Mile Store.… Read Full Entry

How To Search For Your Next Property Purchase

August 10th, 2016 | Real EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction Dufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Lately I've been thinking a lot about how, when it comes to real estate, 'value' is rarely precise or uniform. While, economically, 'market value' is calculated by how much a person or group is willing to pay for something (i.e. a dwelling), it also has a subjective component - differing… Read Full Entry

Beauty Boost On Bay Street: A Style Enhancement Story

August 8th, 2016 | Style Enhancement Staging

One of the services we take pride offering at is called a Style Enhancement. This is the process of advising homeowners on how to prepare their home for sale in a fresh, current style that will help it show its maximum potential and best use. To begin, we list… Read Full Entry

Toronto’s Shortage Of Low-Rise Housing Propelled Further Price Growth In July 2016

August 4th, 2016 | Real Estate

Listings for detached and semi-detached houses and townhouses are still in extremely short supply, a troubling trend that continued to feed rapid price growth in July. The average price for all home types last month rose 16.6 per cent compared to July 2015 (detached homes alone saw a whopping 21.1… Read Full Entry

Savour A Taste Of The Danforth In Toronto This Weekend

August 2nd, 2016 | City LivingThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

One of the most fun ways to explore Toronto's neighbourhoods this summer is to attend the many vibrant street festivals the city offers. In Toronto’s east end, the most talked about and anticipated street festival is always the Taste of the Danforth! Considered Canada’s largest street festival, this three-day event is… Read Full Entry