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Urbaneer News

// July 2013


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Whether Dry & Hot, Or Wet & Humid, July's Real Estate Market Has Been A Scorcher!

A true testament to the strength of the Toronto housing market is the battering the city recently withstood from extreme weather and forces of nature. Not floods, rainstorms, or scorching heat could dampen demand, or derail level of activity, which underscores the power behind the current market momentum. This is the personification of property perseverance.

HomeWatch News - Differences in Housing: Differences In Housing: Making an Intelligent Purchase That’s Right for You

In the city of Toronto, there are now a myriad of different housing types available for purchase. Beyond the traditional row, semi and detached houses one can buy throughout the city proper, the growth of the condominium has blossomed to now account for one of the largest and fastest growing segments of the market. Mid-rise and high-rise condominiums are sprouting up at an unprecedented rate, with stacked and attached townhomes becoming equally as ubiquitous. How do you decide what makes sense for you? 
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Blog Posts

Analysis: The Buyers are back, Canada Housing Market Defies Doomsayers

As a housing pundit who pretty much always has something to say, and who loves sharing his knowledge and insight, half the fun of any interview is seeing what ends up being translated from the spoken word to the final article. Last week I received a call from Andrea Hopkins who writes for Reuters. She was writing an article on the Canadian Real Estate market, which is an extremely challenging topic...

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Five Reasons Why Getting A Mortgage Is Harder To Obtain

With ten year mortgage rates recently available with rates at the big banks as low as 3.99% I contacted my lender to inquire about refinancing my portfolio to provide more liquidity, with the objective of making more property acquisitions. As it turns out, all this fear of a real estate bubble has sent many lenders into new cautionary lending practices. And they're not publicly sharing this. However, right now lenders are...

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Hipsters or Not, Real Estate Values Rise

According to The Toronto Star and Yelp, it appears a whole generation of Torontonians are collectively denying their subscription to the 'Hipster' lifestyle, while congregating in the same trendy locations. This living, breathing paradox of dandies are cutting a fashionable swath along Dundas West, portions of Queen East and West, with nodal concentrations on Bloor West. Which, may I point out, are all the hottest areas for real estate investment...

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July 2013 Home Of The Month - South Annex

From our point of view, one of the fastest growing markets in the downtown core is the Investor marketplace. The Investor is someone who is not occupying a property as their principal residence, but purchasing as a means of generating an income or profit through a short or long term hold. What Investors purchase depends on their own needs, financial position and objectives. However, we believe categories as follows...

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Latest Listings

A Stately Prime Annex Manse:

Offered at $3,995,000

For the person who wants the best of the best, with none of the hassle and drama of restoring an old classic (or the massive renovation crew required to execute it for you), this newly built near 5000 square foot Prime Annex mansion would be an excellent addition to your global collection of properties. Fusing all of the elegance, proportion and stateliness of a grand home with the sun-drenched airiness we consider essential for domestic bliss today, this gracious four bedroom residence on one of Toronto's premier streets conveys a fresh and chic-arrific sensibility with just the right hint of understatement.

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Chic-arrific On Wellington Street West:

Offered at $2,599,000

Located on the fourth floor of what is arguably the crowning jewel of all the Freed Condominiums Developments to date, this chic suite encompasses half of a floor plate in a 15-unit condominium at 500 Wellington Street West and Portland Streets. Set on a gracious tree-lined boulevard anchored by two elegant Squares, this intimate building for multi-millionaires is located in the central west quadrant of the city centre. Having around 3470 square feet of indoor living, and another 900 square feet spread over two outdoor terraces; these suites are literally 'houses in the sky'.

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An Ethereal White Cube in Prime Queen West:

Offered at $1,449,000

This three bedroom, three bath, four-level contemporary home nestled on a 26x91 foot lot with one car parking has all the right elements for the needs, wants, and desires of today's urban professional. Thoughtfully designed with the highest calibre of fittings and finishes, this ethereal white cube offers plenty of wall space for your art collection, excellent flow for entertaining, and its own private master suite aerie. We consider it the perfect urban setting that has just the right touch of grit without feeling dirty.

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A Luxe Boutique Penthouse:

Offered at $524,900

The quality of your life has much to do with your perspective, or your point of view. In the case of this real estate offering, this holds true-literally. Think of the reflective opportunities (not to mention the unparalleled vistas) that are offered living on top of the world in a T-dot penthouse.  Imagine beginning your day, in front of floor-to-ceiling windows with coffee in hand, or unwinding with friends after work in your well-appointed, swish entertainment space, taking in the skyline while sipping on drinks There is a certain energy and joie de vivre when the world...

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At, we pro-actively position properties, relying on our deep skill set. With a multi-disciplinary education on housing, over twenty year of real estate sales, and a commitment to service, consider making your realtor of choice! Call us for hassle-free pressure-free guidance at 416-322-8000. We're here to earn your trust, then your business.

Steven Fudge, Sales Representative
Bosley Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage

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