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Urbaneer News

// April 2018


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Suddenly Spring Is In Full Swing!


If there’s a valuable reminder to be gained from the long-awaited arrival of Spring, it’s that patience is a virtue. In the depths of Winter, when the natural world seems at its darkest and dreariest, we thrive on our anticipation of Spring and the rebirth it brings – not only in nature, but in our lives. And when nature finally erupts with fresh beginnings and vibrant colour, we truly appreciate these great rewards that were cultivated during the long Winter months.

This experience of the changing seasons is a great analogy for Toronto’s Spring real estate market, which is now in full swing and already proving extremely competitive! Crowds of hopeful home buyers, finding themselves in one bidding war after another, are having to exercise great endurance, trusting that their housing stars will eventually align. After all, an accelerating market as diverse as Toronto's creates boundless opportunities; the key is to channel the patience of Winter, and wait for the right one to bloom!


HomeWatch News:
How Do I Best Equip And Furnish My New Home?

Have you made a new home purchase? Is your move imminent? You are smart to be proactive in trying to manage your move and organize necessities, because as any homeowner will tell you - moving is stressful. In fact, integrated into the full post on, I'll provide you several links which offer you insight on how to prepare for the move, organize the actual move and maintain your property once you've moved, which will help reduce your stress and transition into the next chapter of your life! As for my recommendation on how to equip and furnish your new space read on!

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Blog Posts


Dear Urbaneer: About Holdbacks On Offers, Bully Offers & Bidding Wars For Buyers

When the list price of a property appears to be low relative to the size, location and condition of the dwelling, there's a good chance you're witness to a pricing strategy which often is deployed in the Toronto real estate market - called a 'holdback on offers'. Essentially, the Sellers list their property at a price below market value and then sets a...

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April 2018 - Home Of The Month - Trinity Bellwoods

Our buyers, a young couple - both handsomely established in their respective professions - came to us with the express desire to make a move up the property ladder. Although they were ready to say goodbye to their stylish (but increasingly cramped) one bedroom concrete 'n cool hard loft conversion they, like many long-time loft residents, recognized that...

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The Other Side Of Rent Control And Toronto Real Estate

In the spring of 2017, the provincial Fair Housing Plan extended rent control policies to all units regardless of age. On the one hand, these rent control initiatives succeed in closing loopholes that were present under the past rent control act. It is well-documented that rents are rising in Toronto at a rate that far outpaces inflation (in some cases 30 per cent, according to this...

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A Live/Work Brownstone On The Danforth Is The Globe and Mail’s ‘Home Of The Week’!

Big news!! We are absolutely thrilled to have one of our newly listed unique urban spaces featured as the Globe and Mail's 'Home of the Week'! Located just west of Coxwell on the south side of Danforth Avenue, this two-storey live/work property underwent a significant renovation with permits in 2014, transforming it...

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Latest Listings

Perfection On Palmerston Near Queen Street West

Offered at $2,999,888

Given the home's history, I adore how the renovations hints at the building's past, like the sunken floor, the exposed brick between the living and dining zones, and the iron girder that runs the length of the ceiling. However, it's the contemporary elements that are truly impressive. The custom chef's kitchen is a marvel of clean lines and sparkling steel, featuring pristine modern cabinetry and high-end built-in stainless steel appliances. The wealth of windows - front and back - bathe the space in natural light, while their matte black frames provide a...

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A Live/Work Brownstone On The Danforth

Offered at $1,189,000

Detached but abutting its neighbours, this two-storey dynamic property underwent a significant renovation with permits in 2014, transforming it into a 3bed residence. In its current residential configuration, one enters from Danforth Avenue into an open plan Kitchen/Diner. Awash in light from north-facing windows, this is the perfect space to gather family and friends for a communal meal or an intimate meeting. The stylish kitchen is well-proportioned and efficient, boasting stainless steel appliances (including a stunning gas range and vent hood), stone flooring, and stone countertops.

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A House-Sized Highgate Condominium At Wynford/Eglinton

Offered at $1,089,000

Suite 403 is a unique and rare-to-market fourth floor 3 bedroom suite, featuring approximately 2052 square feet of well-planned living space. This suite boasts large windows and generous dimensions in all rooms; the north and west exposures make it feel extremely open and airy! From the mirrored entry foyer featuring tile flooring, double coat closet and convenient access to the kitchen, one enters the spacious entertainment zone complete with a double glass-door walk out to the balcony, an ideal spot for a relaxing morning cuppa while being nicely...

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A Vintage Brick And Beam Imperial Loft Near St Lawrence Market

Rent for: $2950 + Hydro

This top floor vintage corner loft is a stylish sun-filled 2 bedroom, 1 bath open concept space featuring large windows with north and west exposures. Thoughtfully designed, there's convenient ensuite laundry directly adjacent the kitchen, and a large second bedroom complete with its own closet and built-in shelving. A full four piece bath is situated between the master and second bedrooms, creating a split-bedroom plan. The exceptional open concept entertainment space features two walls of 100 year old red brick walls, vintage wood beams, classic mullioned windows and high ceilings.

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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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