Bosley Realestate

October 2013

Extreme Pumpkins

October 31st, 2013 | House And Home

For many years, when I lived at The Button Factory, my neighbours and I would annually stage a haunted fright night show on our mews walkway for the neighbourhood kids. Boo! How amazing to witness young children growing over the course of a decade+, and see how brave they became… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s October 2013 E-Promo

October 30th, 2013 | Real Estate

In this month's issue you can read our newsletter on the Fall 2013 Real Estate Forecast - Part One which examines the dynamics of Toronto's real estate market. We also showcase what one of our International Buyers purchased as a long term investment in our October Home Of The Month… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer - Understanding Condominium Common Element Fees

October 25th, 2013 | Dear Urbaneer

Welcome to our monthly "Dear Urbaneer" post, where we answer questions sent in by our clients. This month we tackle the issue of monthly common fees, prompted by this note sent in from Betty. "Dear UrbaneerWe currently live in the western suburbs and are gearing up to relocate downtown… Read Full Entry

The Beaver Cafe In West Queen West

October 23rd, 2013 | City LivingRestaurantsQueen West

Just this past week, Urbaneer stopped in at The Beaver Cafe (1192 Queen Street West at Northcote) for a little mid-day bite. We started with their great roasted squash, orange and nutmeg soup accompanied with freshly toasted baguette and a smoked salmon salad on arugula with capers, dill and cucumber.… Read Full Entry

October 2013 Home Of The Month - St Lawrence Market

October 21st, 2013 | Buy Of The MonthSt. Lawrence Market

Welcome to's Home Of The Month feature, which showcases what our Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. This month we feature the story of an international investor familiar with Toronto. While pundits predict a housing bubble that will burst, contradicting the stability and strength represented by… Read Full Entry

Poppies Plant of Joy On West Queen West

October 18th, 2013 | City LivingQueen West

Located at 1094 Queen Street West at Dovercourt, Poppies Plant of Joy is Urbaneer's go-to flower spot in West Queen West. Nothing brightens our day like a shot of brilliant colour and fragrance only nature can provide, and Poppies delivers on all fronts by providing stunning arrangements smartly styled by… Read Full Entry

A Winning Bidding War Strategy

October 17th, 2013 | Tales From The Real Estate Trenches

This week we went head to head in a bidding war against six other realtors in our quest to secure an original detached house in a highly coveted midtown location which had been well-maintained by its owners of almost fifty years. We, along with our highly informed Buyers who had… Read Full Entry

Our Thanksgiving Open Houses

October 11th, 2013 | Real Estate

While we, like you, will be celebrating Gratitude this long Thanksgiving weekend, we're also taking a few hours to open up several of our listings to showcase some pretty special properties. So if you, or someone you love, is thinking of purchasing a Home, check these out!     Happy… Read Full Entry

Strong Sales And Price Growth For Toronto In September

October 9th, 2013 | Real Estate

According to the recent Toronto Real Estate Board press release, Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,411 residential sales through the TorontoMLS system in September 2013, representing a 30 per cent increase compared to 5,687 transactions reported in September 2012. Year-to-date, total residential sales reported through TorontoMLS amounted to 68,907 during… Read Full Entry

Our Press In Curbed

October 7th, 2013 | Word On The Street

Have you checked out yet? Curbed is a North American site that gives the skinny on urban life. And they've now pioneered to Canada with outposts in Vancouver and Toronto. Toronto's editor Alana Charles is one of's clients... she and her partner did a gorgeous renovation of a… Read Full Entry