Bosley Realestate

December 2013

December 2013 Home Of The Month - Midtown

December 20th, 2013 | 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. While there are multiple reasons Buyers are competing against each other to secure freehold houses in the City centre we, at urbaneer, consider 'Demographics' as one of the most… Read Full Entry

Gladstone Café in West Queen West

December 18th, 2013 | City LivingHouse And HomeReal EstateQueen West

Did you know The Gladstone Hotel, which opened in 1889, is Toronto's oldest continuously-operating hotel? It also happens to be one of Urbaneer's favourite go-to spots for a superlative weekend brunch. Chef Mario Paz's inventive menu offerings are comforting and deliciously hard to beat! We recommend The Gladstone's redux of… Read Full Entry

Choosing A Home Inspector

December 16th, 2013 | Dear Urbaneer

Welcome to our monthly "Dear Urbaneer" post, where each month we answer a question asked by one of our clients. This month we tackle the issue on the value of a Home Inspection, and the implications of relying on one provided by the Seller in advance of the offer date.… Read Full Entry

Hip Habitats For Sale Or Rent

December 13th, 2013 | St. Lawrence MarketCollege Street/Little ItalyQueen West

Did you know part of our comprehensive marketing plan includes advertising your property consistently from the point of listing until it's sold? For over twenty years we've been running our Innovative Space Column in The Globe and Mail. Here's this week's promotion! Do you like? At urbaneer.com, we like to… Read Full Entry

Patrician Grill On King Street East

December 11th, 2013 | City LivingReal EstateSt. Lawrence Market

The other day Urbaneer popped in for a little morning sustenance at the storied Patrician Grill, located at Frederick Street and King Street East, in the historic St. Lawrence Market/Old Town neighbourhood. The sidewalk sandwich board outside the restaurant pretty much sums the place up - "nothing fancy since 1967".… Read Full Entry

Are Strings Attached When Parents Help You Buy?

December 9th, 2013 | Real Estate

Given the steadily swelling average home prices in the Toronto, many first time homebuyers are seeking assistance to jump on to that first rung of the property ladder. And what better place for these first-timers than to get a boost, than on the financial shoulders of Mom & Dad? Recently,… Read Full Entry

Lofty Or Luxe, We Have Places For Sale & Rent

December 7th, 2013 | Real EstateWord On The StreetSt. Lawrence MarketCollege Street/Little ItalyQueen West

Well, the weekend has arrived and we're showcasing some spectacular residences for sale and/or rent. Here they are, as advertised in Friday's Globe and Mail! Do you like? At urbaneer.com, we like to engage our readers in multiple ways, whether it's through facebook, google+, twitter, our blog, our 25,000 monthly… Read Full Entry

Café Bernaté at Queen Street West and Brookfield Street

December 6th, 2013 | City LivingReal EstateQueen West

Every once in a blue moon, the stars align to allow a little "me" time. Which occurred earlier this week, when urbaneer stopped in for a mid-day bite at a charmer of a spot in West Queen West. Situated next to the Stephen Bulger Gallery, Café Bernaté - located at… Read Full Entry

November Sales Remain Strong, But The Condo & Freehold Markets Differ

December 5th, 2013 | Real Estate

So here's the recent press release by the Toronto Real Estate Board: Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 6,391 residential sales through the TorontoMLS system in November, representing a 13.9 per cent increase over the sales result for November 2012. Over the same period, new listings on TorontoMLS were down by… Read Full Entry

We Flip Burgers, Not Houses

December 3rd, 2013 | House And HomeReal Estate

First, I don't want to label all renovators as 'house flippers' and put them out of business. In fact, I genuinely appreciate the skilled contractor who purchases a tired, dated, obsolete crapbox (like all those Toronto Housing Corporation dumps which have been unloaded over the past year) and turns them… Read Full Entry