Bosley Realestate

August 2012

The Garden Suite In Progress

August 31st, 2012 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

As you can see in the photo above, when we bought our 'little house that could' four summers ago we knew a significant renovation was required before passersby and guests alike might gasp in delight, as we're doing now that we can see how far it's progressed. There's still a… Read Full Entry

Eye-Spy Sky-High

August 29th, 2012 | City Living

Last week I was showing a $1,149,000 penthouse on Fleet Street located just east of the Canadian National Exhibition. From its near 40-floor perch this residence had the most spectacular lake and city view. Unfortunately, the westerly gales are such that it's pretty near impossible to barbecue and lounge on… Read Full Entry

Toronto Life House Wars

August 28th, 2012 | Real EstateRecommended ReadsTales From The Real Estate Trenches

From the moment Toronto Life's September issue called House Wars arrived in the hands of my clients, I began receiving emails. Each said the article featured properties they had viewed, and even considered. Hmmm.  While I always like to keep abreast on what the media is saying about… Read Full Entry

August 2012 Home Of The Month - St Clair Bathurst

August 27th, 2012 | Buy Of The Month

Welcome to urbaneer.com's Home Of The Month Feature, which showcases what our Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. When it came time for our Buyers to purchase a suitable 'future family home', this thirty-something professional couple decided to go the rational prudent eye-to-the future route and keep… Read Full Entry

CIBC August Housing Forecast

August 24th, 2012 | Real Estate

CIBC's World Market's Assessment of the Canadian Housing Market by economist Benjamin Tal was just released yesterday, August 23rd, 2012, in which Tal  presents the hypothesis that immigration and demographics are two solid factors which will prevent the housing market from undergoing a precipitous decline in what he regards as a… Read Full Entry

Funny Real Estate

August 23rd, 2012 | Real EstateRecommended ReadsWord On The Street

I've been corresponding with some prospective Buyers who recently emailed saying they'd been referred by their friends who successfully purchased their ideal property under our guidance and support. The circumstance of their friends mirrors their own stage of the life cycle, namely; getting spatially prepared to start a family. Like… Read Full Entry

Graceness Goodness At College Street

August 21st, 2012 | House And HomeCollege Street/Little Italy

If you're a regular reader of my blog, you know I love the use of natural materials (stone, glass, wood, and metal) in architecture, that my interior design aesthetic has been evolving from modern eclectic to classic contemporary and, for the last few years I've been increasingly obsessed with the… Read Full Entry

The CNE 2012

August 16th, 2012 | City LivingRecommended Reads

Nothing represents the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) like a spinning sparkly ride and a cornucopia of sugary food. The photo above is one of the many fantastic images you'll see in the recent post by the premier online purveyor of what's happening in the city --> BlogTO, a totally Worthy… Read Full Entry

RBC Economics Research For August

August 15th, 2012 | Real Estate

RBC Economics / Research published their cross-Canada report today. The report reveals that activity was overall stable across Canada’s housing market in July, though the two hottest markets - Toronto and Vancouver – cooled a few degrees. However, market conditions aren't indicating the significant correction many fear would occur when… Read Full Entry

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 9th, 2012 | City LivingJunction/High Park/Bloor West/Swansea

You know you're in city of wusses when the line up at Starbucks, trading their Wilfred Laurier banknotes* in exchange for their Very Berry Hibiscus Refreshers are collectively whining on a breezy 35 degree sun-kissed day that... "Whaaa! It's sooooo Hot!" Oh sister, cry me a spilt Mocha Frappucino. Quick… Read Full Entry