This autumn Urbaneer met with a client who lives in a gorgeous Victorian located in Riverside. The dwelling has excellent bones (including vintage plank floors) but the 1980s renovation is tired and a little worse for wear. Although our client has occupied her home for a number of years and… Read Full Entry
When our clients enlisted our services to sell their loft condominium in the heart of King West in downtown Toronto, they forewarned us that they had a lot of books and 'stuff''. While we personally love the character and charm that comes with the patina of cherished items, when it… Read Full Entry
November 28th, 2012 | Real Estate
Yes Siree! It's Hot Off The Presses! Did you know urbaneer offers a FREE newsletter that comes to your e-box every month without pressure or hassle?
It's an easy-peasey way of keeping informed on Toronto's real estate market. Click HERE to see this month's issue, and consider… Read Full Entry
November 27th, 2012 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough
Last week James, my co-investing best pal and urbaneer associate, and I flew to Prince Edward Island to check on the progress of The Black House, our legal triplex which has been undergoing a massive transformation over the past three years. Click HERE when I revealed our purchase in a… Read Full Entry
Welcome to urbaneer.com's Home Of The Month. This feature provides a snap shot of what our Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. For those of you familiar with the catch-phrases of real estate, the most popular is surely the "Location, Location, Location!" mantra. And with good reason.… Read Full Entry
One of the services we take pride offering at urbaneer.com is called a Style Enhancement. It's where we guide homeowners on how to prepare their home for sale in a fresh current style that will help it show to its maximum potential and best use. To start, we begin listing… Read Full Entry
On Friday, after popping by some fire logs to light during our weekend open house at Ravishing Riverdale (great value at $739,900!), I popped into Mad Dog Cafe for a little nourishment. Located on that stretch of Gerrard East near Logan which, for years has been a wee bit forlorn… Read Full Entry
We're busy beavers! It's been a full tilt week at Urbaneer with a number of offers being negotiated. Some were low ball offers on our listings that my Sellers felt were a waste of their time, but others came in solidly and are now in their conditional period or have… Read Full Entry
Have you been into Empire located at 724 1/2 Queen Street East just east of Broadview in Riverside yet? Empire is the purveyor of all items English, ranging from sweets to crisps, tea cups to knick knacks. It's smashingly brilliant! My dear friend Kate and I sauntered… Read Full Entry
November 13th, 2012 | Word On The Street
I recently received a lovely note from one of my first time Buyers which left me all warm and fuzzy. They were kind enough to let me share it with you today: "Hi Steve!
It has been almost 3 years since we moved into our house and… Read Full Entry