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Urbaneer News

// June 2017


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Celebrate Summer!

June has been a fascinating month in Toronto real estate, as the market continues to react to the recent Provincial housing policy interventions. What better month than June for the market to press pause and Buyers and Sellers alike can devote more attention to summer leisure? Traditionally, there are seasons to real estate, with spring being busiest and summer being a welcome respite to enjoy all that season has to offer. What does your summer hold? Get out there and enjoy it!


HomeWatch News: How To Reconcile Your Dream Location With Your Dream Home

Like all solid, long-term decisions, there is an element of trust in your instincts when buying a home. To draw a parallel, when you select your mate, you assume that you are going to be together forever based on a number of criteria that you’ve assessed. But even though you’ve got that list assembled, it’s a bit of a leap of faith to actually jump in when the moment comes. The same can be said for buying a house - especially if you’ve got an eye to the long term. How do you know that you can create that “Home” that you are dreaming of?

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Blog Posts


Urbaneer's Summer 2017 Toronto Real Estate Forecast Part One

Welcome to the latest edition of urbaneer’s seasonal prognostication: the Summer Toronto Real Estate Forecast for 2017. But this time around, the real estate story in Toronto really gets interesting, because for the first time in years, the winds of change are not just a gentle breeze lingering on the periphery.

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June 2017 - Home of the Month - The Annex

My Buyers are a young family with a very clear snapshot in their minds eye of what their idea of “Home” was. When I first met this special family at one of my Open Houses, on Brunswick Avenue across the street from where they would eventually purchase their home, I quickly determined what they needed. Although the Open House was...

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Dear Urbaneer: I Need Help With Architects, Builders And Toronto’s Committee Of Adjustment

This month, a reader asks for Steve's guidance on permit drawings and construction based on his journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian duplex - summarized in his Tales From Tennis Crescent posts - located on Tennis Crescent in Toronto's...

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With 65,000 Vacant Units, Will A Vacancy Tax Be Helpful To Toronto Real Estate?

A recent article in The Globe And Mail called Toronto Eyes Vacancy Tax To Rein In Real Estate Speculation put the number of vacant properties in Toronto at 65,000.Yikes! That's a lot of empty properties! The article goes on to say that "while anecdotes about 'dark condos' and oddly empty... 

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Latest Listings

Goodness Graceness In Little Italy

Offered at $1,895,000

453 Grace Street has just been completed after an extensive transformation that took the Edwardian shell back to its studs before being elevated into a polished piece of contemporary architecture. Completed with permits, this stunning crisp masterpiece features bespoke appointments of the very best calibre. On the entertainment level, an open concept floor plan is flooded by light. Featuring 7 1/2" oak wood floors, recessed lighting, a fireplace + 2-piece washroom, this dwelling artfully fuses a classic contemporary aesthetic ideal for any mix of home furnishings. The gourmet kitchen boasts...

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A City-Vista Terrace at The Carlaw In Lesleville

Offered at: $760,000

Suite 806 is a thoughtfully-designed, split-plan two-bed two-bath dwelling. It offers an expansive 1896 square feet of indoor/outdoor living space that includes a one-of-a-kind, south-facing, city-vista 1100 square foot wrap-around terrace! Brilliant! Marrying exposed concrete ceilings with sleek modern finishes, this space surprises at every turn! Do you love the idea of entertaining friends and family in an airy living zone with... Read more ›


Lots To Love On Lavender Road

Offered at $735,000

Built in 1911, this charming well laid-out four-bedroom bungalow is perfect for a growing family, with space enough to work from home if your job permits! This functional house can be easily renovated to increase its future value, particularly the ample basement and the garage, which have tremendous potential. The oversized lot is 30 x 108 feet, so there is adequate space for expansion or to have a sublime outdoor living...

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Living Well In Westside Lofts On King West

Offered at $549,000

Loft 405 boasts approximately 800 square feet of well-proportioned space. Configured as a two bedroom suite, this urban dwell is tailor-made to be a love nest for a newly cozy twosome, and a perfect pad for a young urbanite seeking conveniences of city life. This north-facing residence offers soaring ceilings, rich hardwood floors, generous storage and abundance of natural light. The intelligent and efficient...

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Sizzle & Spice on Lisgar Street In West Queen West

Offered at $389,000

Upon entering the thoughtfully laid out unit you'll find the second bedroom on your right from the hall. This room includes a double-bunk-bed and a built-in vanity, along with a wall-mounted flat screen, inviting for those lazy lie-in days. Between the second bedroom and the master bedroom you'll find both the four-piece washroom and the in-suite laundry. The Master bedroom's custom...

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Oh So Sweet O’Hara In Parkdale

Rent for: 3400 Monthly + Heat & Hydro

For those seeking rental accommodations steeped in unique character which also happens to strike an ideal balance between value, location, and condition, we know how challenging it can be. Sometimes the hunt drags on for so long in your quest for 'the one', that you begin questioning whether it actually exists! Fortunately your search may be over. If you're seeking a spacious, contemporary abode with a serious 'wow factor' that's situated in a 'hood filled with all the...

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

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