Bosley Realestate

February 2011

Spring Fever

February 28th, 2011 | Real Estate

You know when you eat a big spoonful of ice cream in summer and, despite the scorching heat of the season, you get a bad case of head freeze which leaves you in momentary agony? Well, right now I feel like I'm living the opposite of that. It's arctic cold outside yet my head is burning Hot. Worse… Read Full Entry

The Thompson Diner In Hip King West

February 26th, 2011 | City LivingRestaurantsKing West / Niagara / Liberty Village

Most of us possess fond memories of cozying up in a diner banquette for burgers, fries and chocolate milkshakes. The notion qualifies as the quintessential comfort food experience. So no wonder the international Thompson Hotel chain would create a luxe 24 hour showcase in their Toronto location on Wellington Street West at Bathurst for those craving… Read Full Entry

Bellevue Cafe In Kensington Market

February 24th, 2011 | City LivingRestaurants

During wickedly cold weather snaps Torontonians pretty much remain entrenched indoors venturing out as little as possible. Sure we'll dash to the grocer, the bank or run errands but the desire to take a leisurely stroll around, say, Kensington Market, diminishes somewhat when you're walking with a wind chill of… Read Full Entry

February 2011 Home Of The Month - St Lawrence Market

February 22nd, 2011 | Buy Of The MonthReal EstateSt. Lawrence Market

Sometimes a client will LOVE everything about her home but just needs a little more space! Case in point, my buyer had been living in her first condominium purchase near St. Lawrence Market since 2007. She loved her concrete 'n cool loft but decided she would really like a little more space +… Read Full Entry

Must See Mr. Beam

February 19th, 2011 | City LivingHouse And HomeRecommended Reads

Diamond Sapphire Starbursts are my favourites!  I write of the Fireworks variety (Click Musical Accompaniment HERE) And while I'll never be your girlfriend, make mental note to self that if yours ever says "Diamond Sapphire Starbursts are my favourite!", unless she's obsessed with pyrotechnics like me she probably means this:     Which is what bride to… Read Full Entry

A Ravishing Printer’s Row Riverdale Redo

February 16th, 2011 | House And HomeReal EstateRecommended Reads

A decade ago I played a part in the adaptive reuse conversion of Riverdale's Printer's Row, a former Blueprint Factory redeveloped by renown Bob Mitchell. My team and I placed several clients in the deluxe complex, sold the Riverdale Loft House next door, and I personally purchased and custom-designed a space with my former partner Chris. in fact, several of… Read Full Entry

A Million Lights Are Dancing And There You Are…

February 14th, 2011 |

Happy Valentines! Click the adorable puppy for one of our favourite videos of all time   xox, Steven Read Full Entry

Richie Rich Is Coming To Canada

February 11th, 2011 | Real Estate

Ok, so in my Spring 2011 Real Estate Forecast I predicted Toronto, and Canada, are poised to become the 'to go' global destination for stable real estate invesment. Here's an article published in The Globe and Mail yesterday on the recent sale of Toronto's most expensive property ($17,500,000) to, guess who? A European Investor! Is this… Read Full Entry

The Yucky Part Of Renovation

February 10th, 2011 | House And HomeRenovating The Movie House LoftCollege Street/Little Italy

So it’s been a month since we vacated The Movie House and the reno is well underway. The space is empty of almost all the ubiquitous builder-grade fittings except the solid maple floors which will be refinished, the soaking tub, and the ‘rainbow slate floors’ in the washrooms which I gotta… Read Full Entry

Architecture To Admire

February 8th, 2011 | House And Home

My friend Mark has excellent taste in vacation houses, often spotting exactly the kind of place I would want to reside in all year round! Here's another stellar pick of his currently featured in This house in Melides, on the southern Alentejo Coast of Portugal, is by architect Pedro… Read Full Entry