Bosley Realestate

March 2014

Hello, HomeWatch Newsletters

March 31st, 2014 | Real Estate

We did a little renovating on the website last week to place our HomeWatch Newsletter link at the top of the page just under our logo - making it a little easier and more accessible for your reading pleasure. Our HomeWatch Newsletters address most everything you need to know about… Read Full Entry

Andy Warhol At Caviar20.com

March 28th, 2014 | City LivingHouse And HomeQueen West

In the past I've shared some of my acquisitions from dashing Troy Seidman, the purveyor of the bon vivant Caviar20 studio. In fact, you may have read about his studio in The Globe and Mail's article this week called 'Why You Should Shake Off Your Fear Of Appointment Only Boutiques'.… Read Full Entry

Glass-Bowl Sinks Make Me Scream

March 26th, 2014 | House And HomeStyle Enhancement Staging

One weekend some time ago I had the pleasure of celebrating an acquaintance's birthday poolside at a jaw-dropping, gorgeous classic-contemporary seven-year-old 10,000 square foot Rosedale ravine residence. Well-designed, well-proportioned and beautifully furnished, it was one of those dwellings that oozed understated luxury without being the least bit gaudy or pretentious. As a self-proclaimed 'House Nut' I was… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: How Much Is My Home Really Worth?

March 24th, 2014 | Dear Urbaneer

Welcome to our regular 'Dear Urbaneer' post, where we tackle questions asked by our clients with our insights, experience and sage advice. This time around, we are examining how the appraisal from a lending institution or an insurance company may not fully reflect a property's true market value. Dear Urbaneer:It… Read Full Entry

Staging Nightmare

March 21st, 2014 | Real EstateStyle Enhancement Staging

While I understand, and as a realtor participate, in the heightened media-induced obsession to 'stage' properties for sale using home furnishings that are 'aspirational' (though, at urbaneer.com, we prefer to implement 'Style Enhancements' which are less contrived and more personable - click HERE for an example - ), sometimes the staging effort is executed all WRONG! In fact, there are occasions where staging makes… Read Full Entry

Bosley’s February Infographic

March 18th, 2014 | Real Estate

Are you a visual person? If your answer is a resounding "Yes!", you may enjoy this February infographic, prepared by our Broker Bosley Real Estate Ltd. whom we've been a happy division for over twenty years! Check it out! We LOVE! ~ The Urbaneer Team Read Full Entry

March 2014 Home Of The Month - St. Clair / Bathurst

March 12th, 2014 | Buy Of The MonthWychwood / Humewood - Cedarvale

Welcome to urbaneer.com's Home Of The Month feature, which showcases what our clients have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. When our clients relocated to Toronto from Vancouver, they embarked on their house hunt with limited knowledge of the City. As a result, not only did they have to… Read Full Entry

Toronto Real Estate Sales For February Continue Their Momentum

March 10th, 2014 | Real Estate

So here's a recent press release by the Toronto Real Estate Board: Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that February 2014 home sales reported by Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® were up by 2.1 per cent compared to the same period last year. Total February sales amounted to 5,731… Read Full Entry

Styling A Vacant Loft In Little Italy

March 5th, 2014 | Style Enhancement StagingCollege Street/Little Italy

Welcome to urbaneer.com's Latest Style Enhancement. To achieve top dollar on any property, Sellers should be prepared to pare down their belongings, execute a thorough Spring Cleaning, and invest some capital to remedy any deficiencies or problem areas in advance of listing. Depending on the extent of work required, it… Read Full Entry

St. Jamestown Steak And Chops On Parliament Street In Cabbagetown

March 3rd, 2014 | City LivingCabbagetown / Corktown

At the end of a busy day, one of our go-to's is to pick up dinner at St. Jamestown Steak and Chops, located at 516 Parliament Street just south of Winchester. This family owned store has been serving-up excellent, fresh fare to Cabbagetowners since 1971.     Owner Mark Michelin… Read Full Entry