Monthly Archives: May 2016

Month: May 2016 326 Carlaw Ave., Toronto – Loft in Leslieville Sold after 3 months

    326 CARLAW AVE., NO. 105 ASKING PRICE  $949,000 SELLING PRICE  $895,000 TAXES  $6,621 (2015) DAYS ON THE MARKET  114 The Action: It took a while to find someone willing to plunk down the dough for this live/work loft in a converted warehouse in Leslieville, but after run-throughs by 30 to 40 visitors, a match was made for just shy of $900,000 in early February. What They Got: This early 20th-century warehouse was converted into a small collection of lofts called i-Zone about 14 years ago, including this southeast corner unit with about 1,985 square feet of living space

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Month: May 2016 2 Roxborough St., Toronto – Large unit in boutique Condo in Rosedale

    2 ROXBOROUGH ST., No. 401, TORONTO ASKING PRICE  $1,049,000 SELLING PRICE  $975,000 PREVIOUS SELLING PRICES  $769,500 (2007); $389,006 (2001) TAXES $5,594 (2016) DAYS ON THE MARKET 23 The Action: In a 15-year-old mid-rise just north of Rosedale subway station and Ramsden Park, this two-bedroom-plus-den suite was largely courted by buyers downsizing from homes in Rosedale, Summerhill and the Annex. The building’s low turnover ensured a ready audience at the open houses and a buyer with terms for a deal after a few weeks of exposure in February. What They Got: There are roughly three dozen units in a

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Month: May 2016 281 Mutual Street, Toronto – $880,000 for a corner suite with a balcony

  281 Mutual Street, Toronto Address: 281 Mutual Street, Unit 2501 Neighbourhood: Church-Wellesley Village Price: $879,000   The place: A two-bedroom corner suite in the south tower of the Radio City development, with an excellent view of Allen Gardens and the downtown core. The history: The Urban Land Institute gave this tower a Global Award for Excellence in 2008 for its creative reuse of land once occupied by a CBC radio tower. This unit’s current owner, an interior designer, also knows a thing or two about reusing space. He tore down walls in the kitchen and den (now the dining

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Month: May 2016 1169 Queen West, Toronto – $600,000 for a two-bedroom suite in Queen West building

  Address:  1169 Queen West Neighbourhood:  Little Portugal Price: $600,000   The place: A two-bedroom, two-storey penthouse in a five-year-old building. The history: A decade ago, developers dubbed this project the Bohemian Embassy, in a bid to take advantage of Queen West’s resurgent hipness. Local artist Michael Toke nicknamed the place the “Bohemian Embarrassment.” The name stuck. Sensing a deal, real estate agent Alex Wilson grabbed a penthouse in the building. Now he’s moving on to a bigger space in the same neighbourhood. Big selling point: The asking price is reasonable for a two-bedroom place in such a sought-after area.

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