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// August 2018

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Saying 'So Long' To Summer

The end of August is a precious time of year; summer is still fresh in our minds, but there is a gentle movement back towards routine. Quietly, the light retreats earlier in the evenings and we begin to contemplate plans for autumn. There is something about the season that just says ‘opportunity’, whether it’s going back to school, embracing a new hobby,  or taking care of those home projects that got shelved in favour of summertime fun. So let’s take in the last of the warm weather while it lasts, but also start planning for all that lies ahead this fall!

 

HomeWatch News: How to Elevate the Value of Your Outdoor Urban Space

When it comes to having a personal slice of paradise, I find Buyers either insist on having the capacity to walk out from their suite onto a balcony, patio or garden, or it's not much of a priority. For those who don't place high importance on it, it's not because they don't have much value for being outdoors. In fact, sometimes it's the opposite. Rather than step out to see what the weather's like, a lot of city dwellers love to embrace the outdoors by biking or hiking on a regular basis, which is easy to do given Toronto's lake front location, numerous ravines, and a great network linking them together. However, for those who consider outdoor space an essential requirement of Home, elevating it is a great way to turn it into a value asset and major selling feature. By expanding your living space into a personal outdoor refuge, you're creating the opportunity to express your personal style while increasing your resale value.
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Blog Posts

Dear Urbaneer: Can I Sell Part Of My House For Co-Ownership?

This idea of co-owning a property with others is an interesting proposition and, without a doubt, it's an arrangement more people are exploring given the high prices of Toronto real estate. The idea that a group of individuals could collectively purchase a multi-unit dwelling holds the potential to be a viable option in a city where property values have grown at a rate that far outpaces incomes...

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August 2018 - Home Of The Month - Coxwell & Gerrard In The Upper Beach

These Buyers were seeking the highly coveted but rare unicorn of a dwelling where they could put their personal stamp on it, without having to undertake a substantial renovation. Properties like these don't come to market frequently in downtown Toronto, which is unfortunate as there is a large market of Buyers whose wish-list includes a house which is...

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How Toronto Real Estate Near Queen Street – East & West – Is Climbing In Value

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 change in theory - through my undergraduate research and...

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Gentrification, Densification and The History Of Toronto Real Estate

My expertise as a realtor is rooted in the ten years I invested learning about housing at York University including: a Canadian Social History Degree that focused on the migration patterns of the city's cultural groups, with an emphasis on how they influenced Toronto's housing market from 1850 to 1970; an Urban Studies Major where my thesis - funded by the Ministry of...

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Latest Listings

Luxe Lakeside Living At The Historic Tip Top Lofts

Offered at $1,389,000

Part of the addition to the original building, Loft 618 is a bi-level scenic city sanctuary that represents some of the best urban living in Toronto! This 1,100-square-foot sixth floor corner suite, with 24-foot ceilings and 18-foot-tall windows, boasts an open plan entertainment zone that is generously proportioned, with natural delineations for living and dining zones. How beautiful is that gas fireplace?! The smartly-configured kitchen sets the stage for high-end cooking, with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, plenty of prep space, and a gorgeous stone backsplash. The entire main level is...

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A Live/Work Brownstone On The Danforth

Offered at $1,189,000

Detached but abutting its neighbours, this two-storey dynamic property underwent a significant renovation with permits in 2014, transforming it into a 3bed residence. In its current residential configuration, one enters from Danforth Avenue into an open plan Kitchen/Diner. Awash in light from north-facing windows, this is the perfect space to gather family and friends for a communal meal or an intimate meeting. The stylish kitchen is well-proportioned and efficient, boasting stainless steel appliances (including a stunning gas range and vent hood), stone flooring, and stone countertops. From the recessed lighting and chrome fixtures to the dual...

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Steven Fudge, Sales Representative
Bosley Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage

 

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