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Tales From The Real Estate Trenches

Dear Urbaneer: Why Do Toronto Real Estate List Prices Go Down Then Up, As Much As Up Then Down?

May 27th, 2021 | Dear UrbaneerTales From The Real Estate TrenchesJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageWallace/Emerson & Brockton Village

Welcome to this month’s instalment of Dear Urbaneer, where I field interesting real estate questions from our inquisitive readers. This time around, I'm responding to a follower who keeps observing list prices for properties going up and down like a yo-yo in his own neighbourhood, and is wondering why this is happening in such a… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: Why Are There Bidding Wars For Toronto Real Estate During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

February 24th, 2021 | COVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateDear UrbaneerReal EstateTales From The Real Estate TrenchesThe Danforth

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer. I take time every month to sift through our virtual mailbag to answer real estate questions from our readers. In this month’s installment, one of our clients is wondering about the accelerating trend of bidding wars and rising prices during the COVID-19… Read Full Entry

Demand For ‘Forever Homes’ In Toronto’s Downtown Family Neighbourhoods Persists Despite COVID-19

May 28th, 2020 | City LivingCOVID-19 & Toronto Real EstateReal EstateTales From The Real Estate TrenchesJunction/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

Okay, to start off this blog - and for your listening enjoyment - here's some Eddie Money rocking it out in 1982. I give props to Edward Joseph Mahoney for changing his name to Eddie Money. I don't know why, but names that are a type of currency crack me up. Like James Bond's… Read Full Entry

Getting On The Bidding War Bandwagon

February 27th, 2020 | Tales From The Real Estate Trenches

When you hear the word "spring", what do you think of? If I was a betting man, I'd put my chips on most Torontonians diligently counting the days until "the spring equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox), arrives on Thursday, March 19th this year. This event marks the astronomical first day of spring in… Read Full Entry

December 2019 - Home Of The Month - St Clair West & Bathurst

December 12th, 2019 | Buy Of The MonthTales From The Real Estate TrenchesWychwood / Humewood - Cedarvale

Welcome to Urbaneer.com's December 2019 Home of the Month! This feature provides a snapshot of the journey an Urbaneer Buyer has recently taken to secure a property purchase in the City of Toronto.  As I've written in the past, no Buyers start their journey thinking it will take a year or longer to purchase a house, but in… Read Full Entry

How Toronto Real Estate Is Shifting From ‘Fixer-Upper’ Flips To ‘Tear Down’ New Construction

November 7th, 2019 | Tales From The Real Estate TrenchesHigh Park North / The Junction College Street/Little Italy

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture and design, where I explore the many facets of housing and home in Toronto. In this post, I'm exploring the rise of a new standard and price point for luxury executive residences homes located in former ethnic neighbourhoods. The speed with which Buyers are snapping them up signals a… Read Full Entry

Yup! Toronto’s Spring 2019 Real Estate Market Means Bidding Wars

March 8th, 2019 | Tales From The Real Estate TrenchesMidtownDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageLeslieville/RiversideWallace/Emerson & Brockton Village

Welcome to my latest Tales From The Real Estate Trenches, where I occasionally post real time experiences on the Toronto real estate market.     As we step into the spring Market, which historically begins in January and progresses until the end of May or early June, it appears this year… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: About Holdbacks On Offers, Bully Offers & Bidding Wars For Buyers

April 25th, 2018 | Dear UrbaneerTales From The Real Estate Trenches

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer - and by virtue of its real-time insight a - Tales From The Real Estate Trenches segment where I tackle tough real estate questions put to my team and I by our clients. This month, I'm going to address the pricing strategy that is commonly seen… Read Full Entry

On Toronto’s East Side 42 Buyers Bid On 3 Properties Tuesday Night

March 7th, 2018 | Tales From The Real Estate Trenches

Welcome to my latest Tales From The Real Estate Trenches, where I post real time experiences on the Toronto real estate market. Nearly 3 weeks ago I shared the story of how Four Toronto Properties Went Into Bidding Wars In The Past 48 Hours, and 3 weeks prior to that I… Read Full Entry

Four Toronto Properties Went Into Bidding Wars In The Past 48 Hours

February 14th, 2018 | Tales From The Real Estate TrenchesJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageHigh Park North / The Junction Dufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageThe DanforthWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Welcome to my latest Tales From The Real Estate Trenches, where I periodically post real time experiences on the Toronto real estate market. Nearly 3 weeks ago I shared the story of how Three Properties In Downtown Toronto Received 35 Offers One Evening. I wrote it because the reports in… Read Full Entry