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The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released the numbers for January, 2013. As is so often the case in Toronto, a decline in the number of sales (volume, down about 1%) coincided with an increase in the value of sales (price, up 4.3%). Of course,...

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As I have written before, real estate is a funny business. In this case, I mean that there is a constant need to prove success (thus competence, to clients and prospects), and a concurrent resentment among the public for Realtors who show the trappings of...

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[gallery ids="2396"] This fantastic two bedroom bungalow was gutted to the studs by the current owners and rebuilt with style! Cool modern finishes reflect a thorough planning process and careful execution. The home features a newer, open-concept kitchen, hardwood floors, 2 modern bathrooms, a fully finished...

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[gallery ids="2372"] This detached, 3+1 bedroom house is just east of Midland Ave and north of Danforth Rd. It features a renovated, eat-in kitchen, newer hardwood floors and a newer main-floor powder room. Sliding glass doors open to the custom-built back deck - which by itself...

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The Numbers: The breakdown provided by TREB is pretty interesting: 6,896 sales (7% fewer than October 2011); average price $503,479 (up 6.2% from October 2011). More specifically, the average price for a fully detached house was up 5%; the average price for a semi was up 7%; the...

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[gallery] It's not often that homes like this hit the lease market. This gorgeous Beach Triangle family home is large, elegant and includes parking. With four full bedrooms - three big bedrooms on the second floor (one with a gas fireplace, another with a tandem/sunroom space)...

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