Archive for November, 2017

Our Real Estate Fave Of The Week: 116 Bertmount Ave

Our Real Estate Fave Of The Week: 116 Bertmount Ave Photo

In the heart of Leslieville lies 116 Bertmount Ave!

This semi-detached, 3-storey home has 4 + 1 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It’s had many upgrades, including a totally renovated basement apartment.

What’s our favourite feature?

The cozy 3rd floor master, with its exposed brick, window seat, fireplace, and large french doors that open onto a private deck.

More Features:

  • Character filled home with classic brick exterior
  • Pretty leaded windows and living room fireplace
  • Large kitchen with stone counters and island
  • Income potential from basement unit
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Great neighbourhood

Price: $1,300,000

Taxes: $4,626.62/2017

Lot Size: 18.42 x 76.25 feet

Would you like a private tour of this home?  Give us a shout and we’ll make it happen!

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Who Actually Benefits From An Open House?

Who Actually Benefits From An Open House? Photo

There’s a misconception out there that open houses are not worth doing.

A lot of realtors think they’re a waste of time. And a lot of sellers assume that the only people who come to open house are nosy neighbours and tire kickers.

Some people think that open houses do nothing more than benefit the listing agent, who uses them to try and capture new buyer leads.

In my opinion though, open houses are definiely worth doing and should be an important part of any home’s marketing strategy.

In fact, an open house can potentially benefit all of the parties invloved in the buying/selling process.

How does the seller benefit?

The seller benefits from the added exposure the property gets. Open houses allow any number of potential buyers to view the property who were not able to book a private showing during the week. Yes, this includes nosy neighbors and tire kickers, but that’s to be expected.

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Our Real Estate Fave Of The Week: 1003 Queen St E #202

Lofty Living In Lesliville!

This lavish 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom loft boasts 10 foot ceilings, over 1,100 sq ft of space, and tasteful modern design. Want to bring the party outside? There’s a shared rooftop deck and garden with available BBQ hookup.

What are our favourite features?

The ceiling height, of course! And the large kitchen with pantry and cupboards galore (and did you see that gorgeous glass door refrigerator?!).

More Features:

  • Wide plank engineered hardwood flooring
  • Large windows and plenty of natural light
  • Only 8 units in the building
  • 10 foot ceilings
  • One owned parking space
  • Owned locker
  • Shared rooftop deck/garden, gym

Price: $799,900

Taxes: $5,081.45/2017

Maintenance: $757.75

Approx Sqft: 1,000 – 1,199

Would you like a private tour of this home?  Give us a shout and we’ll make it happen!

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October 2017 Market Stats: Infographic & Report

October 2017 Market Stats: Infographic & Report Photo

October 2017 market stats are here!

The average sale price for the month was $780,104, up 2.3% over October 2016.

Here’s a breakdown of the average sale prices & year-over-year increases for the 416 area code:

  • Detached = $1,287,765 (-1.1%)
  • Semi-Detached = $948,309 (+5.2%)
  • Townhouse = $742,845 (+8.0%)
  • Condo Apartment = $555,004 (+20.9%)

And here’s TREB’s official market report for the month October 2017:

Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos reported 7,118 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2017. This result represented an above-average increase between September and October of almost 12 per cent, pointing to stronger fall market conditions.

On a year-over-year basis, October sales were down compared to 9,715 transactions in September 2016. Total sales reported through the first 10 months of 2017 amounted to 80,198 – down from 99,233 for the same time period in 2016.

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Our Real Estate Fave Of The Week: 39 Bishop St

Our Real Estate Fave Of The Week: 39 Bishop St Photo

Chic designer townhouse on Cul de Sac in Yorkville!

This stunning 2 bedroom townhouse has 3 bathrooms and has been renovated from top to bottom. Walk out from sliding glass doors to your beautiful patio oasis to entertain… or take a short stroll to be entertained!

What are our favourite features? 

The freestanding soaker tub is pure luxury. And with the traffic in Toronto these days, having a short walk to literally everything you need doesn’t hurt!

More Features:

  • Modern kitchen with island range hood
  • Wide plank oak hardwood flooring
  • Floating staircase
  • Heated basement & bathroom floors
  • Walk-in closet in master bedroom
  • Beautiful light fixtures & window coverings

Price: $1,700,000

Taxes: $5,256.11/2017

Lot Size: 15.9 x 60 feet

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