Bosley Realestate

November 2011

Books, Beach & Bliss

November 30th, 2011 | Recommended ReadsTravel

This week is one of two I take each winter to a sun-kissed beach in Mexico. In an act of voluntary simplicity, I subscribe to solitary confinement in spartan ocean front accommodations which serve as the ideal cleansing locale to rest, meditate, read and write....all things I love to do.… Read Full Entry

So You Wanna Be A Realtor, Eh?

November 29th, 2011 | Real EstateWord On The Street

Without question I love my career in housing. Spanning over 25 years, my multi-dimensional career has encompassed all aspects of real estate development, renovation, design, merchandising, sales and marketing. I love being a Realtor.  A lot of people believe the life of a Realtor is a pretty simple path to riches. It's not. There are plenty of… Read Full Entry

November 2011 Home Of The Month - Leslieville

November 28th, 2011 | Buy Of The MonthLeslieville/Riverside's 'Home Of The Month' feature is a post showcasing what our Buyers are purchasing in the current City of Toronto marketplace. Here's November 2011! When my buyers contacted me in the Spring of this year, I'm pretty sure they didn't believe it would take an arduous seven months of searching,… Read Full Entry

Here Comes Holiday!

November 26th, 2011 | LifestyleReal Estate

Ok, so whilst I consider it extraordinarily early to be installing lights despite the imminent arrival of Holiday, the truth of the matter is that I do not want to be outside playing "Festive!" in a freezing blizzard. In Toronto, now is the time of year when Mother Nature teases us. We never… Read Full Entry

Condominium Sales Surge

November 24th, 2011 | Real EstateWord On The Street

As recently published in the Toronto Star, Toronto currently has 132 high-rise projects under construction, compared to 88 in Mexico City and 86 in New York City. Wow! The source of the data comes from the September 2011 survey Germany's Emporis Company. Emporis is a well-regarded global authority on multi-storey buildings, who define… Read Full Entry

Stop And Smell The Roses

November 23rd, 2011 | Real Estate

I saw this last rose of the year enroute to my car today. I stopped and smelled it, taking a moment to give gratitude for the life that I lead. I'm very blessed. This evening I join my Top Ten Bosley brethen to celebrate our top producing success. I consider myself… Read Full Entry

Peek-A-View 6

November 21st, 2011 | Renovating The Movie House LoftCollege Street/Little Italy

I've had some jaw-dropping gorgeous kitchens in my past. One of my favourites was in my Button Factory loft, where I had easy access to my barbecue, plenty of space to play Iron Chef, and a massive table that could accommodate up to 16 for impromptu dinner parties. The pic above and below reveal… Read Full Entry

Oh So Weary Of Bidding Wars

November 15th, 2011 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate Trenches

Webster Dictionary defines Weary as: 1: exhausted in strength, endurance, vigour, or freshness 2: expressing or characteristic of weariness <a weary sign> 3: having one's patience, tolerance, or pleasure exhausted —used with of <my Buyers grew weary of waiting>   For we realtors engaged in the Toronto real estate market,… Read Full Entry

Star Search

November 11th, 2011 | Word On The Street

For this week's Globe and Mail ad column, running most weeks for the past 18 years, I decided to promote my current listings as the sparkly dazzling digs they are. Check this out! What better way to feature spectacular properties! ~ Steven Read Full Entry

From Ho Hum To Wow In South Annex

November 10th, 2011 | House And HomeAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little Italy

I popped by 'The Charles House' today to see first hand the transformation of this dated downtown residence into an 'Artwork-In-Progress' dwell. This house represents the potential of so many urban residences in the downtown core that are ready to be reinvented into a contemporary home. My fab clients have done… Read Full Entry