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Urbaneer News

// March 2016


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Spring In Full Swing

Is there anything more invigorating then when Spring has indeed sprung? Spring has a special quality, stemming from the concept of rebirth. It’s when nature (and the rest of us, too) literally wake up.

Is it the fresh air on our faces? Is it the energizing effect that the reappearance of colour has after months of absence? Is it the slow shedding of our winter garb in favour of lighter material (and less of it)? It’s hard to say, but there is no denying the palpable excitement of Spring! And the Spring housing market promises more of the same energy!

HomeWatch News - It’s All Visual: The Importance of Floor Plans

In a competitive market, Sellers are well-served when their listing broker provides more, not less, information for Buyers to review in advance of actually crossing the threshold of a property. Seriously, what’s with those Realtors who post blurry, oddly-angled photographs showing open crammed closets, messy kitchens littered with dishes or a feature shot of a toilet? The same goes for listings without floor plans. For Buyers who are spatially challenged, trying to interpret the size of a property using only general room dimensions can be impossible. Worse, if you’re part of a generation who think in Imperial Measurements, trying to resolve whether a place will fit all your stuff can be an even more difficult challenge when a listing posts room dimensions in Metric!
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This Month's Most Popular Blogs

Dear urbaneer: I Need A Crash Course In First Time Home Buying

Buying a home, especially if it is your first time around, can be an overwhelming task. It’s a huge responsibility, from getting your financing pre-approvals to understanding what you'll need to do to maintain the property. And then there is the process of finding and buying the home. Rest assured, your best strategy to calm your fears...

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March 2016 - Home of the Month – Midtown

One of the by-products of a scorching hot freehold housing market - where resale values spiked 15 percent over the past year - is that the condominium market, which is about ten times larger than the downtown freehold housing market, remains robust. This is especially the case for the two bedroom and larger suites which have become coveted by two target...

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Understanding the Six Essential Layers of Property

At urbaneer, whether you're a Buyer or Seller we believe knowledge is your ally, which is why it's essential you understand the six interconnected layers of a property and how each of these influences value. These six layers—Site, Structure, Skin, Services, Space Plan and Stuff (the furnishings), as illustrated in the title diagram, are all factors which influence the...

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The Importance of Accurate Homeowner Insurance Coverage

In this post, we discuss the importance of having accurate homeowner insurance. While most property owners know of the necessity of property insurance, this post reinforces how critical it is your insurance coverage be detailed and correct. When getting home insurance, it's not uncommon for homeowners to...

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Latest Listings

A Fern Avenue Masterpiece in Roncesvalles Village:

Offered at $1,989,000

Recently completed, this 3-level black brick and metal clad executive residence was custom-built to the exacting specifications and high standards of the current owners. Comprising almost 3000 square feet over three levels of pristine living space, this property is best-suited to those who appreciate quality and attention to detail. Without question, this is architecturally-elevated living. From the moment you cross the threshold, the exterior statement door and well-proportioned entrance hall with generous...

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Helmutt’s Pet Supply - Business & Property:

Offered at $1,599,000

Do you seek to add new meaning to work/life balance by adding a new dimension to property investment? This rare opportunity provides you the chance to acquire a coveted property and a turn-key business. Comprising a retail space with profitable business, plus a second level apartment for personal use or income supplement, this terrific commercial/residential address gives you the chance to reap financial rewards straight away. Welcome to Helmutt’s Pet Supply - both business and property for sale - located at 865 Queen Street West.

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An Authentic Loft In The Iconic Merchandise Lofts:

Offered at $609,900

Upon entering this exquisite loft that expands approximately 1185 square feet, the eye is immediately drawn upwards, pulled by soaring 12 foot ceilings and huge south and east facing windows that envelop you with a sense of space and natural light. Marrying the grit of its past with a chic redux - the appealing result in fusing the industrial with the domestic - the polished concrete floors spread throughout the space and reflect light from the eastern exposure. A dreamy chef’s kitchen which is...

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Mid-Century Bathurst Street Beauty in Forest Hill:

Offered at $324,900

Suite 209 offers over 800 generous square feet of well-proportioned space. Configured as a one bedroom unit, this suite features hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, a sleek kitchen with dark subway tile backsplash and granite countertops. Drenched with morning sun light, this corner suite offers an open concept layout with great flow for entertaining. The entertainment space accommodates both sitting and dining areas, and the balcony walk-out overlooks a quiet street lined with mature trees. This outdoor space provides a terrific...

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A Refined Rental on Rose Avenue in Cabbagetown:

Rent for $3200.00

Unit 3, nestled on the main level of the dwelling, is about 1100 square feet of interior living space. Featuring two well-proportioned bedrooms and two luxe baths, this sun-drenched suite has high ceilings, bay windows, laminate floors, and an open concept layout. There's a cook's kitchen with stone counters, stainless steel appliances and even gas cooking! Plus I love the walk-out to your very own private garden; it's the perfect place to unwind after a long day while enjoying your favourite libation. This suite has been...

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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 years 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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