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Ample square footage attracts buyers to condo in brick heritage building

October 21, 2016 @ 8:18 pm Posted in: Done Deals, Globe and Mail, Rosedale,

SYDNIA YU | The Globe and Mail | Published Thursday October 20, 2016 34 ROWANWOOD AVE., No. 3 ASKING PRICE $675,000 SELLING PRICE $675,000 TAXES $3,011 (2015) DAYS ON THE MARKET Five LISTING AGENT Christopher Bibby, Re/Max Hallmark Realty Ltd. (formerly with Sutton Group Associates Realty Inc.) The Action: Last year, the construction of a penthouse on a century-old building made it a challenge for buyers to envision themselves in this three-bedroom-plus-solarium suite a few floors below. So it was relisted this spring – after the tradesmen and penthouse scaffolding disappeared – and promptly earned rival bids within days. What … Read More


For some, new housing market rules make no difference

October 20, 2016 @ 1:08 pm Posted in: Globe and Mail, In The news,

CAROLYN IRELAND | The Globe and Mail | Published Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 Just hours before tighter rules governing Canadian real estate came into effect, a “bully” was preparing to muscle out the competition for a charming three-bedroom house in Toronto’s east end. The semi-detached property was listed with an asking price of $749,900. The so-called bully didn’t wait for the date and time that DeClute Real Estate Inc. had set for reviewing offers. The bidder made a take-it-or-leave-it offer for $930,000, or $180,100 above the asking price, says Rochelle DeClute. Ms. DeClute sees the deal as one sign that … Read More