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From Brownfield To Playing Field: A Brief History Of Toronto’s Davenport Village

June 3rd, 2019 | City LivingJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaHigh Park North / The Junction

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture and design in the City of Toronto. Today I thought I'd give a brief history on the redevelopment of Davenport Village in Toronto's central west end. Why? Because it represents how an area's highest and best use can change over time and demonstrates how radically different our… Read Full Entry

Cycling The West Toronto Railpath

May 30th, 2019 | City LivingJunction/High Park/Bloor West/Swansea

Are you a cycling enthusiast like I am? I'm the first to admit it took me some time to embrace cycling in the city, but with so many new bike lanes open (and a significant push by the City of Toronto to make cycling more accessible), I'm officially a convert!… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s Best Buys Of 2018

January 15th, 2019 | Buy Of The MonthJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction King West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideCabbagetown / CorktownAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyQueen West

How is 2019 treating you? Given the lack of blizzards and 5 foot tall snow drifts I'd say we're in pretty good shape for mid-January! As a final reflection on the year gone by, we'd like to continue our tradition of showcasing the past year's 'Homes Of The Month'. In… Read Full Entry

Housing As A Symbol Of Self

January 3rd, 2019 | House And HomeReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Have you ever walked down a Toronto avenue, admiring the wide variety of homes and pondering who might dwell within? "I wonder who lives there...". I do! Every day. In the original City of Toronto, there is so much cultural, economic and social diversity stamped on our existing housing stock, most… Read Full Entry

Edwardian Residential Architecture In Toronto

October 19th, 2018 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

One of the many benefits of living in Toronto is the beauty of our vintage housing stock. While older residences will require additional maintenance and repair simply because of their longevity, the high style patina and architectural touches that lend the unique character to these homes are truly immeasurable. No… Read Full Entry

Gentrification, Densification, And The History Of Toronto Real Estate

August 1st, 2018 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

As I move into my 26th year as a realtor - trading in property across the central core from The Beach west to The Kingsway, and from Harbourfront north to Hogg’s Hollow - I've witnessed an enormous change in the 42 city neighbourhoods which encompass my business. I've experienced this… Read Full Entry

June 2018 - Home of the Month - Bloor Dundas

June 25th, 2018 | Buy Of The MonthJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaHigh Park North / The Junction

Welcome to the June 2018 Home of the Month! This feature provides a snapshot of what Urbaneer's Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. This month’s real estate buy shares the journey of a single professional first-time Buyer who wanted to secure the coveted 2bed 2bath sun-filled condominium with… Read Full Entry

Journey Into Toronto’s Past With Old Toronto

April 16th, 2018 | City LivingJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

In the City of Toronto, when you cross the threshold of a century home or stand on a street corner, do you ever wonder about the urban pioneers of the past who may have stood in that same spot, or walked these streetscapes paths decades before you did? Centuries of… Read Full Entry

March 2018 - Home of the Month - The Queensway

March 15th, 2018 | Buy Of The MonthJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West Village

Welcome to the March 2018 Home of the Month! This feature provides a snapshot of what Urbaneer's Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. This post is about climbing the property ladder into a centrally-located downtown Toronto stacked townhouse, the challenges of Kitec Plumbing, and sleuthing for family-friendly accommodations… Read Full Entry

Four Toronto Properties Went Into Bidding Wars In The Past 48 Hours

February 14th, 2018 | Tales From The Real Estate TrenchesJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageHigh Park North / The Junction Dufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageThe DanforthWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to my latest Tales From The Real Estate Trenches, where I periodically post real time experiences on the Toronto real estate market. Nearly 3 weeks ago I shared the story of how Three Properties In Downtown Toronto Received 35 Offers One Evening. I wrote it because the reports in… Read Full Entry