Visit this impeccably designed four bedroom – yes, count’em -, four bathroom home with over 2,000 square feet of living space located on the edge of Dovercourt Village. The warmth of the gas fireplace greets you upon entry to the living room. The large L-shaped quartz counter, gas-stove and eat-in breakfast bar in the kitchen is ideal for cooking a feast for a family or friends. The glorious family room is ready for your Netflix binge and provides a view of the large backyard as seen through the oversized patio doors.
Upstairs, you’re welcomed by the bright master bedroom retreat complete with a walk-in closet which would make any Real Housewife proud and large deck to enjoy your coffee and catch up on emails. The master ensuite features two sinks – I mean sharing sucks doesn’t it? – stand-alone bathtub and an extra large shower – Can you guess how many people can fit in this shower?
The second bedroom has its own beautiful ensuite, two large closets and a light-filled bay window. The top floor of this home features a laundry room – going to the basement for laundry is sooo inconvenient- and 2 additional large, sun-filled bedrooms to complete this idyllic home.
Close To transit, schools, parks, the revitalized Geary strip with coffee shops, restaurants, pizzeria, craft brewery, rum distillery and soon-to-be revitalized Galleria Mall.
Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Toronto Real Estate Board’s Annual General Meeting. Benjamin Tal, the chief economist for CIBC, was the guest speaker. I heard him speak before and have always been impressed with what he had to say. This time was no different and he didn’t disappoint. He blew my mind with his facts, figures and insights and I literally tried to take as many notes as my hand would allow. In fact, by the time he finished speaking, my hands hurt. Continue reading →
Attention first-time buyers! This spacious 3-bedroom bungalow with separate entrance to the basement and 2 Bathrooms, Located at Victoria Park & Lawrence Ave is your opportunity to own a home in the city and it’s a short walk to Parkway Mall, Metro and restaurants. You can enjoy bike rides and walks at Parkwoods Trail. Close to the mouth-watering Mediterranean gourmet grocery store; Arz Fine Foods. Easy access to the DVP, 401 and the new Eglinton LRT.
Yesterday, OSFI (The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions) announced some new rules to tighten up the real estate market. These rules will affect anyone putting 20% as down payment or more on a home. Currently, anyone purchasing a house over a million dollars will have to put a down payment of at least 20% to qualify for a mortgage. Those who spend less than a million dollars and put down less than 20% have been experiencing this additional stress test for the last year. Continue reading →
In my third installment of research along the TTC subway map, I decided to investigate the average price of semi-detached houses in Toronto. Also, the increase or decrease in home prices from 2016 to now.