Bosley Realestate

November 2010

We Wish, Then Burlesque at Yonge ‘n Bloor

November 29th, 2010 | City Living

Friday Night was all about gazing into the eyes of gorgeous women. First, I adore my girlfriend Sara who, despite being engaged to studly Nic, still indulges me the occasional Friday night to escort her to dinner and a movie. The last time I blogged about a meal we shared tete-a-tete was when we… Read Full Entry

A Nose For Leslieville

November 23rd, 2010 | City LivingReal EstateRestaurantsLeslieville/Riverside

One of the challenges we Canadian realtors navigate up here in the Northern Hemisphere, beyond the renowned arctic winters, are the limitations of showing properties to buyers once daylight savings time kicks in. On November 7th when the clocks rolled back one hour, life certainly became brighter for the early riser. But for realtors, who often… Read Full Entry

I’d Go Green Over Grey Anyday!

November 18th, 2010 | House And Home

I was recently in a meeting with fab Toronto green architect Paul Dowsett of Sustainable.TO, where we were pop-wowing on the re-imagination of a vintage soda bottling plant into lofty living spaces. The owner was proposing all sorts of visionary ideas, including the use of fibre optics to distribute natural light and vertical gardens to filter… Read Full Entry

The Art Of Displaying Art

November 16th, 2010 | City LivingRejuvenating The Button FactoryCollege Street/Little Italy

Not to be present myself as too ornery, but this blog was originally going to be a rant on one of my many housing pet peeves. As a realtor unlocking the doors of dozens of homes each month, I'm constantly seeing the Number One no-no of showcasing art. What is it you… Read Full Entry

I Love The Kitchen Diner

November 12th, 2010 | House And HomeReal Estate

When I was a student twenty-five years ago my pal Mark asked me where I saw myself twenty years in the future. My reply? "I see myself in an incredible space like I've never seen before, sitting at a huge table with all my friends feasting and laughing. It's my Dream Home." When I asked Mark… Read Full Entry

Priscilla’s In Toronto!

November 10th, 2010 | City Living

Back in 1994, while my pal Len and I were on a west coast road trip through Washington State, we caught the Australian movie 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' during a stopover in Seattle. An unwitting entree into the campy spectacle of over-the-top drag queens performing to 'down memory lane' disco… Read Full Entry

Toronto Mini House Downtown East

November 8th, 2010 | House And HomeReal EstateThe Danforth

Featured this past Friday in Dave Leblanc's Globe and Mail Architecture column, this pared down not-quite-600 square foot mini house located on Craven Avenue in Toronto's central east end is one answer to the question "How big a house do you really need?". Craven Avenue is a quirky half-laneway-half-street that often appeals to… Read Full Entry

November 2010 Home Of The Month - Trinity Bellwoods -

November 5th, 2010 | Buy Of The MonthReal EstateCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle Portugal

Here's a new blog feature...as the realtor with the reputation of "talking you out of buying most real estate", each month herein I'll post a property where I represented the buyers in their intelligent purchase. At $750,000, here's what made this dwelling a great opportunity. When it comes to securing a… Read Full Entry

A Wonderful Art Fundraiser!

November 3rd, 2010 | City Living

My talented pal Michael Rae will be exhibiting some of his work from his ongoing series 'Urban Trees' (example above) at an upcoming Fundraiser in support of the Institute of Cultural Affairs.
Michael will be one of twenty-seven artists offering their work for perusal and purchase this Saturday November 6th from 5 to 9… Read Full Entry

Move On!

November 1st, 2010 | House And Home

Sometimes I dream of owning a cool pad I can take with me wherever I go. I absolutely adore this miniature contemporary palace on wheels by Caravanolic, based in Madrid. This feature was recently posted on DigsDigs.com Check it out here! ~ Steven Read Full Entry