Bosley Realestate

July 2019

Urbaneer’s July 2019 E-Promo

July 31st, 2019 |

*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!* Happy Summer! Are you looking for seasonal commentary on the Toronto real estate market, including a forecast of what's to come in the Fall? Bookmark the… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: Should I Replace My Vintage Windows When My House Is Considered A Teardown?

July 26th, 2019 | Dear Urbaneer

Welcome to this month’s instalment of Dear Urbaneer where we open up our virtual mailbag to field real estate questions from our clients. This month, I’m responding to the owner of a 1960s home who is trying to determine the merits on replacing her favourite but failing bow feature window, and whether… Read Full Entry

Bosley Real Estate Market Insight For The Fourth Week Of July 2019

July 26th, 2019 |

Luxury condos going ovenless and raging against revelry rentals! These stories - and more - in the week's breakdown below, courtesy of our parent brokerage, Bosley Real Estate!     MARKET UPDATE FOR THE WEEK ENDING JULY 26TH, 2019   Canadian housing enters a “boring” era marking a new period… Read Full Entry

July 2019 - Home of the Month - Moss Park

July 25th, 2019 | Buy Of The MonthCabbagetown / Corktown

Welcome to's July 2019 Home of the Month! This feature provides a snapshot of the journey an Urbaneer Buyer has taken to secure a property purchase in the City of Toronto.  This month I tell the tale of a single creative millennial who, when he contacted me, was living in his first property purchase - a… Read Full Entry

‘PUSH’: A Documentary On Rising Real Estate Prices

July 23rd, 2019 | City Living

For those of us living life in the real estate trenches of the Toronto real estate market, the state of affordability, the lack of housing supply, and the multifaceted impacts of this phenomenon are certainly evident. I comment on this regularly in posts like Toronto Real Estate, Yellowbelt Zoning & The… Read Full Entry

Toronto Real Estate, Yellowbelt Zoning & The Missing Middle: Part One

July 18th, 2019 | Real EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture and design in the City of Toronto.  Today I'm going to explore how a lack of housing types, along with restrictive antiquated urban planning policies, contribute to Toronto's housing crisis.    Have you heard the term “missing middle” being bandied about in the press as of late?… Read Full Entry

Creativity & Ingenuity Intersect At Underpass Park In Corktown

July 17th, 2019 | City LivingCabbagetown / Corktown

When it comes to architectural trends in Canada, Toronto is often at the forefront. This is especially true when it comes to urban redevelopment and design. For proof, just look at one of the more recent and more ingenious urban renewal programs, Underpass Park, located beneth and around the overpasses… Read Full Entry

A Sip Of Summer At Bud’s Coffee Bar In The Beaches

July 11th, 2019 | Restaurants

We love to hit the street - even in the summer heat! One afternoon, we discovered this cute java joint along Queen Street East! Now located at Queen and Kenilworth Avenue in the Beach neighbourhood, Bud's Coffee Bar is a trendy spot for a brew in the Beaches 'hood. A… Read Full Entry

We Adore Kew Gardens In The Beaches

July 9th, 2019 | City LivingMonika's Animal House

Did you know that Toronto currently has about 1,600 parks and 600 kilometres of trails, which translates to about 8,000 hectares? That's approximately 13 per cent of Toronto’s overall land area - not bad for a major metropolitan centre! While not all of the city's parks are lucky enough to… Read Full Entry

Dive Into Summer Reading At The Beaches Library

July 5th, 2019 | City LivingRecommended Reads

We all know that, aside from a love of the written word, no two readers are alike. From voracious bookworms who like to stay on top of the most recent bestsellers, to those who are loyal to only a handful of authors, each one has their own preferences, habits, and… Read Full Entry