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South-facing 1+1 at 1201 Dundas St E **LEASED**

December 14th, 2015 Posted by LEASED No Comment yet

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This is a bright, clean and contemporary apartment in the heart of bustling Leslieville. One bedroom plus a den, the unit features wood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a fantastic kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The 146 sq ft south-facing balcony offers a great view of the downtown core. Conveniently located on the corner of Dundas and Carlaw, this spot will put you just 15 minutes from the downtown by car or streetcar. Surrounded by fantastic shops, pubs, restaurants, and pretty much anything you’ll need, you’ll also be just 2 minutes from the DVP or the Gardiner Expressway.

This great unit, plus one parking spot, is available in February for $2100/month (plus utilities; MLS #E3383527) unfurnished, or $2400/month (plus utilities, MLS #E3383538) furnished. Call me for a viewing today.

3 bedroom Leslieville semi – SOLD!!

September 17th, 2013 Posted by EHAS, Leslieville, SOLD!! No Comment yet

Leslieville is well-known for its solidly built, red brick semis. This house is a fine example of that type. Set just north of Gerrard St E, one block east of Jones, this is a great three-bedroom, two-bathroom starter home that has been extensively renovated and restored over the past few years. Improvements include:

  • new hardwood on the main floor (2013)
  • new landscaping (2013)
  • finished basement (rec room, laundry room and 3-piece bathroom, 2013)
  • renovated kitchen (2012)
  • renovated upstairs bathroom (2012)
  • upgraded wiring (2012)
  • new back decking (2012)
  • roof (2011 – flat and peaked portion)
  • newer furnace and air conditioning (2006)

All of the important things have been done, making this a house that you can just move into and enjoy!

This northern part of Leslie St is tree-lined and quiet – great for families. Fantastic Greenwood Park is just a few blocks away, as is Queen St E. Just a block to the Gerrard St streetcar, it’s just one more block to the Jones 83 bus (Donlands Station). Local schools are Blake St Jr, Duke of Connaught Jr & Sr, Riverdale CI; St Joseph and St Patrick Catholic. Also walking distance to Equinox Holistic Alternative School (151 Hiawatha Rd). Altogether, this is a great, really walkable neighbourhood!

UPDATE: This great house sold in less than a week. Do you plan to sell your house this fall? Call me today and let’s put this great market to work for you!

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Coady Ave: 3 bedroom Leslieville semi (SOLD)

June 17th, 2013 Posted by Leslieville, SOLD!! No Comment yet

Leslieville is one of Toronto’s ‘hottest’ neighbourhoods – and has been for several years. It’s no mystery why. Located just east of downtown, it has the feel of a small, family-friendly community. Just ten years ago that part of Queen St E was a far cry from the bustling neighbourhood it is today. Some of the shops and restaurants have been there for years, but the Leslieville renaissance has been characterized by an explosion of neat new businesses that both attract day traffic, and make the area super convenient for local residents.

Coady Ave runs north from Queen St, just west of Jones. It’s a leafy, tree-lined street thick with solid brick semis and some detached houses, many of which have lane parking. Number 69 has been extensively renovated since 2004. The main floor was basically ripped out and re-built. Flooring, walls and and a new kitchen were installed. Upstairs, the bathroom was expanded (you have to see it!). The electrical panel and wiring were upgraded, and the back yard was re-landscaped to accommodate one car parking off the lane. Over the years, most of the house has been improved. (A full list of improvements is available.)

With parking, and located just half a block from Queen St E, this heart-of-Leslieville semi is perfect for anybody (singles, couples and/or families) wanting to live in an active, friendly part of town.

** SOLD **

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Toronto Community Housing Corp Prepares to List 68 Houses For Sale

October 18th, 2012 Posted by Hot Listings, Housing, In the media, Toronto Community Housing Corporation No Comment yet

Following the sale in 2011 of five vacant houses in the east end, (listed by yours truly), Toronto Community Housing Corporation listed five more on Crawford St in the west end in 2012. Those ‘baby steps’ have now been followed by a big step.

TCHC recently announced that they were preparing to sell 68 vacant houses from their portfolio of 650+ stand-alone houses. They posted an RFP (Request for Proposal) on their web site, asking for qualified Realtors to prepare bids. The bidding window closed on October 2012, so one would expect that those houses will be coming on the market in the not-too-distant future. Money from the sales will be spent on repairs to occupied properties, and will go a long way towards improving conditions. (TCHC faces an estimated $751,000,000 capital repair backlog.) This is great news for residents.

This is also great news for the Toronto real estate market. Although 68 houses may not sound like much in a market with about 20,000 active listings, many of the houses are in the east end (Leslieville/Riverside especially, with a few others in Riverdale, East York and Scarborough), so it could make at least a bit of difference here. As I wrote recently, house buyers are struggling with a shortage of ‘for sales’, so even a small surge in the number of available listings could help take some pressure off buyers.

Also, many of these houses, being vacant and in rough shape, represent a bit of a blot on the local landscape. Presumably, the new owners will put some time and money into improving the houses, which will benefit the block – perhaps the whole street – on which it is located. This is great news for homeowners around those properties.

Stay tuned for more info. I’ll post/re-post news as it becomes available. In the meantime, here’s the list* of houses that have been approved for sale:

109 McClure Crescent
56 Blackwater Crescent
55 Winstaley Crescent
87 Winstaley Crescent
5 Lowry Square
68 Snowball Crescent
52 Horseley Hill Drive
117 Merkley Square

29 Pintail Crescent
22 Murdock Avenue
703 Sammon Avenue
50 Aldergrove Avenue
281 Willow Avenue

350 Riverdale Avenue
90 Chatham Avenue
15 Milverton Boulevard
43 Poucher Street
1 Sawden Avenue

6 Ellerbeck Street
8 Ellerbeck St
10 Ellerbeck St
1544 Dundas Street East
1834 Dundas Street East

1318 Gerrard Street East
176 Eastwood Road
114 Ivy Avenue
56 Hastings Avenue
69 Laing Street

115 Hiltz Avenue
10 Kent Road
12 Rhodes Avenue
12 Bellhaven Road
32 Mallon Avenue

65 Dagmar Avenue
81 Degrassi Street
93 Empire Avenue
22 Wardell Street
257 Booth Avenue

101 Morse Street
161 Carlaw Avenue
118 Heward Avenue
14 Marjory Avenue
115 Jones Avenue

119 Jones Avenue
193 Jones Avenue
319 Jones Avenue
12 Rushbrooke Avenue
13 Trefann Street

311 Arlington Avenue
71 Nairn Avenue
174 Yarmouth Road
96 Marchmount Road
120 Ellsworth Avenue

19 Carling Avenue
598 St. Clarens Avenue
1022 St. Clarens Avenue
12 Mitchell Avenue
29 Noble Street

56 Lansdowne Avenue
161 Indian Grove
6 Hugo Avenue
630 Runnymede Road
406 Davisville Avenue

185 Logan Avenue
4 Wineva Avenue
5 Hubbard Boulevard
6 Wineva Avenue
7 Hubbard Boulevard

*Source: TCHC RFP 16/11