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Urbaneer News

// August 2017


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Autumn On My Mind

There is a certain melancholy twinge when you realize that it’s getting dark earlier and when you see that first leaf fall to the ground. But, truly, despite the end of the ‘fun’ season, Autumn can be very invigorating; the upcoming months will bring a crisp, renewed sense of possibility as we return to old routines and start new ones.

And from a real estate perspective, Autumn is a season that offers significant visual rewards. As nature radiates a warm vibrancy, our homes are provided with a beautiful backdrop of colour in motion. Can you say ‘curb appeal’?!


HomeWatch News: How To Know If You’re Up For A Fixer Upper

Given the age and the sky-high prices of Toronto's vintage housing stock, pretty much every Buyer is faced with the reality that property in their price point may require substantial work. Although your housing choices may rely heavily on a budget and a checklist of must-have needs and wants, have you fully considered the implications of buying a fixer-upper, beyond the mess and potential inconvenience to convert said fixer-upper into coveted living space? While buying (and potentially living in for the duration) a home that needs substantial upgrades may make the most sense...

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Blog Posts


Dear Urbaneer: What Essentials Do I Need For My House And Garden?

Welcome to this month's installment of Dear Urbaneer, where our readers put our real estate knowledge to task with their questions. This time around, our Buyer is on the cusp of home ownership, seeking our advice on how to properly outfit their new house. To maintain your home’s asset value, you need to be on...

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August 2017 - Home of the Month – Parkdale

Welcome to our August 2017 Home of the Month! This feature provides a snapshot of what's Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. The Buyers, a young professional couple with a growing family, sought well-situated, well-built properties that offer the flexibility of being their principal family home with the...

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The Wackadoodle Toronto Real Estate Market

Welcome to the latest installment of my Tales From The Real Estate Trenches, where I periodically offer anecdotal insights on the Toronto real estate market. By all accounts the Toronto real estate market is currently in flux, as a result of The Provincial Government's Ontario Fair Housing Plan, introduced on April 20th, 2017, effectively...

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A Newlywed Grows Up

Hello, friend! I know I’ve been a bit quiet lately but I have missed you. We need to talk about something awkward and I hope you’ll hear me out. I'm staring down my fourth anniversary in a few months so...yeah...this is awkward. I figure I get a little leeway for, what I consider to be, my 'general adorableness', but I’m definitely pushing the boundaries of the newlywed label.

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Latest Listings

Pearson Perfection In Roncesvalles Village

Offered at $1,848,800

As a realtor specializing in the Innovative Space marketplace for 26 years, I know first hand how challenging it is to find domestic design which is elevated beyond convention and big box store fixtures and finishes. And I also understand how rare it is to find homes which marry comfort, smart design, and on-trend styling. Which is why I love the aesthetic of this reinvented dwelling. This modern residence incorporates the home's original bones into a new domestic language of contemporary comfort. Welcome to 53 Pearson Avenue!

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Fantastic On Fern In Roncesvalles Village

Offered at $1,379,000

Purchasing a space that "feels like Home" invites domestic bliss for the next chapter of your life. And when it's located within a dynamic neighbourhood that's beloved, a modern dwelling becomes its own opportunity. This is precisely the case with this renovated property in Roncesvalles Village. Not only is this a unique opportunity to purchase a substantial renovation in one of the City's premium gentrifying neighbourhoods, but you'll subsequently be riding the wave of change that ensures continued desirability and financial reward. For the busy professional, who wants...

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A Welcoming Wrigley Loft on Carlaw Avenue

Offered at $865,000

We love Loft 101B. Comprised of over 1200 square feet, this loft boasts all the patina and character of a 'movie set loft' that most of us dream about. With its two generous windows with western exposure, flared mushroom columns and glorious 14-foot high ceilings, it not only has great proportions that lend itself to swish parties, but it has a thoughtful space plan that doesn't make you feel like you're in one giant room. The smartly designed kitchen features pristine quartz countertops, custom wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and tons of functional storage.

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Seventh Heaven On Brant Street In The Fashion District

Offered at $739,000

For those who love the idea of loft living, this airy, spacious seventh floor corner unit would be heaven! Well-situated in the epicentre of the Fashion District neighbourhood - just steps from the shops and restaurants of both King and Queen street West - this loft is tucked away on a courtyard, escaping the hustle-and-bustle of downtown streets. This unique setting provides peace and quiet but easy access to amenities! Welcome to Loft 703, 19 Brant Street!

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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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An Exquisite South Annex Executive Rental

Offered for lease at 4250 + Utilities

When you're on a search for a new place to call home, there comes a point where the line between needs and wants gets blurred because of the vast increase in quality of life when you have access to everything - amenities, convenience and style. An unwillingness to compromise emerges - especially once you've come to the realization you don’t have to! And how exciting is that?! Welcome to 638 1/2 Euclid Avenue.

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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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A Modern Panoramic Perch Near St. Lawrence Market

Rent for: 2450 Monthly + Utilities

Suite 505 offers a generous 840 square feet of luxe living. Featuring a bright south-western exposure with an engaging view that is part urban and sky, this split 2-bedroom, 2-bath suite is efficiently- designed with ample storage. We love the open entertainment zone. The efficiently-designed kitchen makes preparing the next MasterChef-worthy dish a breeze, with its granite breakfast bar the perfect perch for your guests, and the split-bedroom plan for added privacy.

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

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