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// October 2017


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A Change In Season

As the days become noticeably shorter, and the thermometer begins to dip into chilly territory, city dwellers slowly swap the outdoor recreation of summer for the comfort and warmth of indoors. Autumn is the season that reminds us of the psychological and emotional value of ‘Home’; while the focus of Toronto real estate has been on property dollar value for much of the year, it’s the intangible qualities – comfort, security & family – that add immeasurable value to a property. So, be sure to treasure the warmth of hearth and home as we head into the final months of 2017!


HomeWatch News:
How To Maintain Your Home and Garden: Essential Tools

Attention new property owners! To maintain your home’s asset value, you need to be on top of maintenance in its many facets. Not only that, but having your property look its best and in good repair will enhance your own enjoyment of 'Home'. When you are stocking up on home essentials, here is our must-have list.

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Blog Posts


Understanding Party Wall Agreements In The City Of Toronto

Welcome to a new installment of Tales From Tennis Crescent, where I'm sharing my journey re-inventing a 1960s super-solid utilitarian plain-jane duplex on Tennis Crescent in Riverdale. In my last post - which offered guidance to a follower in I Need Help With Architects, Builders And Toronto’s Committee Of Adjustment - I...

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Dear Urbaneer: What Is The Value Of A Condominium Balcony Or Terrace?

This month, I offer my guidance to an urban house hunter who covets outdoor space but still wants to have the option to live close to urban amenities. As a realtor who works in both the freehold and condominium markets in the original City of Toronto, I think most Buyers value having some outdoor space, if...

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October 2017 - Home Of The Month - Little Italy

This month we share the tale of clients who were seeking a downtown Toronto dwelling that offered them access to the best of urban living. Splitting their time between Toronto and their residence in the United States, they sought an easy-care property that wouldn't require too much maintenance. Although they initially...

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7 Reasons Why Toronto Real Estate Prices Have Skyrocketed Over The Past Decade

Although real estate has historically been cyclical, with ebbs and flows that see property values recede and accelerate over time, over the past decade a culmination of factors created a significant imbalance between supply and demand, sending Toronto property...

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Latest Listings

Luxe Living At The Toy Factory Loft In Liberty Village

Offered at $1,829,000

With its historic past and an impressive future, the Toy Factory Lofts underwent a final phase of construction on its upper level with The Authentic Collection At Toy Factory Lofts , including this nearly 2400 square foot blend of urban luxury wrapped within an envelope of historic architecture. Featuring its own private bright-lights big-city south-facing terrace walk-out, a dreamy gourmet European kitchen with top of the line Bosch Appliances and a generous island ideal for gathering with friends and family, and a stunning master suite, complete with automated blinds. A true loft conversion, the Toy...

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A Heavenly Hip Loft In A Historic Wallace/Emerson Church

Offered at $1,499,000

Loft 6 is a heavenly 3bed 3bath loft multi-level unit of about 1750+ square feet. Boasting a dramatic open plan with soaring ceilings, this divine residence features wood floors, original wooden and stonework architectural elements, granite counters and an efficient modern kitchen with quality Sub-Zero And Wolf stainless steel appliances and centre island. I especially love the north-facing exposure with garden walkway vista. On the second level, 2 bedrooms and a full bath plus convenient storage connect to the third and fourth levels, which are home to a spacious...

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Fantastic On Fern In Roncesvalles Village

Offered at $1,299,000

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 the convenience of an urban village community, this sweet row house on Fern Avenue is worthy of consideration!

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Seventh Heaven In The Fashion District

Offered at $839,000

This one-bedroom plus den corner unit with concrete floors and 10-foot ceilings has an efficient layout that smartly delineates living zones while maintaining a lofty, open feel. Directly adjacent to the door is ample floor-to- ceiling storage for all of your seasonal wear! Directly ahead, the loft opens into a sun soaked living space, that's perfect for gathering (and impressing!) friends and family. The formation of the corner kitchen maximizes the entertainment area, while maintaining adequate floor space to maneuver between the appliances.

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Small-Town Serenity In Niagara-on-the-Lake

Offered at $828,000

The kitchen is the real showstopper in the home. The first thing you will notice is the an extra-large, quartz topped kitchen island with seating for four and room to spare! Sure to please any level of chef, the sparkling Miele appliances include a counter-depth refrigerator and a deep stainless steel sink. Sliding glass doors exit off the kitchen onto a balcony overlooking the ravine, perfect for those who prefer to observe/supervise rather than to cook! The kitchen flows into a flexible living and dining space that can be customized to suit the owner's needs. Currently, the space is...

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A Unique Urban Rental In Dovercourt Village

Rent for: $1450 Monthly + Utilities

Lower Level Suite


The Lower Level Suite is a bright modern space boasting an open concept entertainment space connecting to a bedroom, a three-piece washroom, and a galley kitchen that walks out to the rear garden. Having its own private street entrance, this contemporary retreat features laminate floors, sliding doors, and generous storage. Self-contained, the added benefits include the use of the garden with its enchanting terrace, and its brilliant location steps to everything you require for your daily life.

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A Brilliant Midtown Executive Lease On Balliol in Davisville Village

Rent for: $2600 Monthly+ Hydro

Suite 713 is a unique and rare to market sun-dappled 2 bedroom corner suite which features approximately 900 square feet of well-planned living space. Wrapped in windows on two sides, the north and west exposures truly make it feel open and airy! From the entry foyer with coat closet and adjacent three piece guest bath with shower, one enters the second bedroom with quality laminate flooring and double clothes closet - ideal for home office, nursery or media room...

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An Exquisite Rental On The Danforth

Offered for lease at 3250 + Utilities

Well-loved and well-maintained, 79 Eaton is a gracious vintage 2.5 storey Edwardian home with oodles of space. Entering from Eaton Avenue, the front porch is a perfect sunny spot for lazy afternoons with its westerly exposure; the expanse of windows is ideal for watching the world wander by! Continuing inside, a large living and dining room is outfitted with hardwood flooring, a fireplace (non-operable), French doors, and large bay windows - perfect for entertaining!

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

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