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June 2017 - Home of the Month - The Annex

June 27th, 2017 | Buy Of The MonthAnnex / South Annex / Seaton Village

Welcome to our June 2017 Home of the Month! This feature provides a snapshot of what's Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. For some the neighbourhood known as The Annex, long a bastion for the cultural intelligentsia who celebrate its proximity to our city's finer institutions… Read Full Entry

Louder and Prouder For Gay Pride And Canada

June 23rd, 2017 | City Living

** Reposted from 2011, and just as valid now as then   -Steven ** I'm sure you're asking yourself "Is Steve A Real Model, or a Model Realtor?" Maybe both? Grin.     It isn't every day you find your face suspended on a seven storey city billboard, plastered in most… Read Full Entry

Bosley’s Market Insight For The Second Week Of June 2017

June 22nd, 2017 | Real Estate

Here's a real estate assessment - courtesy of our parent brokerage, Bosley Real Estate - that accompanied the central core of Toronto the second week of June 2017! Back in the old days of real estate the Realtors [®]  would work hard up until the end of June and then they would take the… Read Full Entry

Smart Technology And Homes Of The Future

June 21st, 2017 | House And HomeReal Estate

What the heck is the 'Internet Of Things'? It seems to be a major buzz phrase in the media these days. Basically, we've found, it's the concept of a network that connects any number of devices/machines to the Internet and/or to each other. This includes everything from cell phones, coffee… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: I Need Help With Architects, Builders And Toronto’s Committee Of Adjustment

June 19th, 2017 | Dear UrbaneerTales From Tennis Crescent

Welcome to this month's installment of Dear Urbaneer, where our readers put our real estate knowledge to task with their questions. This month, a reader asks for Steve's guidance based on his journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian duplex - summarized in his Tales From Tennis Crescent posts - located on Tennis Crescent in Toronto's Riverdale neighbourhood.… Read Full Entry

Bosley’s Market Insight For The First Week Of June 2017

June 16th, 2017 | Real Estate

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association statistics, May 2017 was a slower month for real estate. While new listings were slightly bolstered, sales were down almost 7% from April 2017. Could we see a change in direction during June? Here are the notable real estate stories - courtesy of… Read Full Entry

TheRedPin Tracks Toronto Real Estate Prices By Subway Stop

June 15th, 2017 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter EstatesSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Toronto is an expensive city, especially when it comes to real estate. Even as our market cools, buying property is prohibitively costly, given the average price of a detached house surpasses $1 million.  A recent article in BlogTO features maps created by TheRedPin that charts the average sale prices of homes… Read Full Entry

Changes To Canada’s Principal Residence Tax Exemption

June 13th, 2017 | Real Estate

Did you know the Federal Government now makes it mandatory for property owners to report the sale of their Principal Residence? Over the last year there have been a number of policies introduced from various levels of government in an effort to slow the rapid rise of property markets in centres like… Read Full Entry

With 65,000 Vacant Units, Will A Vacancy Tax Be Helpful To Toronto Real Estate?

June 9th, 2017 | Real Estate

A recent article in The Globe And Mail called Toronto Eyes Vacancy Tax To Rein In Real Estate Speculation put the number of vacant properties in Toronto at 65,000. Yikes! That's a lot of empty properties! The article goes on to say that "while anecdotes about 'dark condos' and oddly empty… Read Full Entry

A Taste Of Paris In Brioche Dorée On King West

June 7th, 2017 | King West / Niagara / Liberty Village

The wonderful thing about living in a vibrant and diverse city like Toronto is that it offers some of the worlds finest restaurants, happening bars and cool cafes for us to enjoy. For a fun night out, checking out a new, talked-about restaurant is a blast, but there are those… Read Full Entry