Bosley Realestate

June 2013

Urbaneer’s June 2013 E-promo

June 28th, 2013 | Real Estate

The month of June in Toronto has been extreme, both in terms of the weather and the changing real estate market. Whilst the chilly temperatures and lashing rains of May cooled real estate sales, as the warmer weather blew into June (culminating in some rather scorching steamy days), Buyers returned… Read Full Entry

The Affordability Crunch

June 27th, 2013 | Real Estate

Affordability is commonly an underlying theme in the Toronto housing market, with numerous players in the mix, including swiftly rising property prices, bidding wars and a potential oversupply of stock.  Most of the attention, when it comes to threats of affordability rests on ballooning property prices, but as a series… Read Full Entry

PEI’s Most Romantic Vacation Accommodations

June 26th, 2013 | Real EstateTales Of Upper HillsboroughTravel

For those seeking a romantic escape with a special someone, or even a family get-away with your clan, we think this Attic Atelier on Prince Edward Island is worth your consideration. Located in Charlottetown, PEI, The Black House is now ready to receive its first summer guests. Once a stately… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer - How To Evaluate A Toronto Condo

June 20th, 2013 | Dear Urbaneer

Not a week goes by without the media fretting about the potential crash of the condominium market. And with reason. Condominium living has become the dominant housing form in our urban centre and, amidst the sea of construction cranes which blanket the city, there's a further 60,000 suites to be… Read Full Entry

Accolades From A Repeat Client

June 18th, 2013 | Word On The StreetRoncesvalles Village

I recently received a lovely note from one of my long term clients which left me glowing. They were kind enough to let me share it with you today:   "Dear StevenIn my many years of working with you I have always trusted in your ability to steer our… Read Full Entry

Toronto Life’s ‘Where to Buy Now 2013: The City’s Top 10 Neighbourhoods for High-Return Real Estate’

June 14th, 2013 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate TrenchesDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideCabbagetown / CorktownAnnex / South Annex / Seaton Village

Each year Toronto Life, the magazine of choice for our city's upwardly mobile and cultural elite, publishes their top ten list of 'up and coming' neighbourhoods deemed to be the 'next hot areas' By and large, their assessment typically identifies how gentrification - the movement of middle class households into… Read Full Entry

Would You For Wood?

June 11th, 2013 | House And Home

"Of course you would" said my pals, when I told then I was launching a website called Houseporn. In fact, it came as no surprise to many that I would focus on Canadian architecture, landscape, design, product and real estate. After all, it allows me to indulge my healthy obsession… Read Full Entry

June 2013 Home Of The Month - Seaton Village

June 10th, 2013 | Buy Of The MonthAnnex / South Annex / Seaton Village

Welcome to urbaneer.com's Home Of The Month Feature, which showcases what our Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. In the past I've railed on about my disdain for House Flippers who renovate properties for profit without committing to quality (or style!) during the process. Nothing makes me… Read Full Entry

The Sky Is Falling On Real Estate!

June 7th, 2013 | Real Estate

Over the past few days the media has been peppering us with doom and gloom stories about the Canadian real estate market. You'd seriously think the sky was falling. I mean, REALLY!?! How amazing that, although the volume of real estate traded has dropped and prices have increased in Toronto,… Read Full Entry

Toronto’s Real Estate Market Dynamics

June 3rd, 2013 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

This past week the media featured several stories which helped calm any potential jitters Buyers might be having as they navigate the real estate market. On Thursday, The Globe and Mail published an article on the rapid decline of high-ratio mortgages (those purchasing with less than 20% down) requiring insurance… Read Full Entry