Bosley Realestate

August 2016

Urbaneer’s August 2016 E-Promo

August 30th, 2016 |

Did you know we publish a monthly newsletter that you can subscribe to for FREE? Just click the link at the bottom of this post! Here's what you'll find in the August 2016 edition of our e-newsletter, as the sweltering Summer sizzles #TheSix: First, we share our Homewatch News contribution, 'Should… Read Full Entry

Cracking Canada’s Colour Code

August 27th, 2016 | House And Home

Is your living room a quiet, neutral gray? Do you prefer bashful pastels in your kitchen? If the answer to either question is Yes, you're not alone! A recent country-wide survey of 1,500 consumers by CIL Paint reveals that Canadians tend to prefer neutral and pastel colours on their walls… Read Full Entry

August 26th Is National Dog Day!

August 26th, 2016 | Monika's Animal House

Today is the day to give extra love to your canine best friend! August 26th has been celebrated as National Dog Day since 2004. And while any dog owner will tell you that EVERY day is dog day in their home, here are 5 ways you can make today a… Read Full Entry

A Swansea Toronto House Received 33 Offers Last Night

August 24th, 2016 | Real EstateTales From The Real Estate TrenchesJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West Village

ˈfləməkst/adjective meaning 'bewildered, perplexed or confused'."he became flummoxed and speechless"
  This is my state today - along with those of my Buyers - who found themselves one of thirty-three bidders competing for a two bedroom bungalow listed for $998,000 in the Swansea neighbourhood Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: What Are Your Best Home Maintenance Tips?

August 23rd, 2016 | Dear UrbaneerReal Estate

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear urbaneer, where we delve deep into our decades of experience navigating the trenches of Toronto real estate to help answer questions that have been vexing our clients. This time around, we help recent homebuyers settle into their new role as property owners. Dear… Read Full Entry

Countdown To Construction - Tree Protection In Toronto

August 17th, 2016 | Real EstateTales From Tennis Crescent

Welcome to The Tales From Tennis Crescent, where I'm sharing my journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian plain-jane duplex on Tennis Crescent in Riverdale.     So the countdown is on to start the renovation, nearly a year after getting approvals from the City of Toronto's Committee of Adjustment. It's taken a year of busting my… Read Full Entry

Home of the Month - Yonge Dundas

August 15th, 2016 | Buy Of The Month

Welcome to our August 2016 Home of the Month. This feature provides a snapshot of what's Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. This month we share the tale of a first time Buyer who approached us with a very specific request. Not only was he seeking a… Read Full Entry

How To Search For Your Next Property Purchase

August 10th, 2016 | Real Estate

Lately I've been thinking a lot about how, when it comes to real estate, 'value' is rarely precise or uniform. While, economically, 'market value' is calculated by how much a person or group is willing to pay for something (i.e. a dwelling), it also has a subjective component - differing… Read Full Entry

Beauty Boost On Bay Street: A Style Enhancement Story

August 8th, 2016 | Style Enhancement Staging

One of the services we take pride offering at is called a Style Enhancement. This is the process of advising homeowners on how to prepare their home for sale in a fresh, current style that will help it show its maximum potential and best use. To begin, we list… Read Full Entry

Toronto’s Shortage Of Low-Rise Housing Propelled Further Price Growth In July 2016

August 4th, 2016 | Real Estate

Listings for detached and semi-detached houses and townhouses are still in extremely short supply, a troubling trend that continued to feed rapid price growth in July. The average price for all home types last month rose 16.6 per cent compared to July 2015 (detached homes alone saw a whopping 21.1… Read Full Entry