Corinne McCabe , Broker

Bosley Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage

Cell 416-888-9842 | corinne.mccabe@me.com

Open House. Open House on Saturday, February 10, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Open House on Saturday, February 10, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires! Open House Sat/Sun 2-4
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Open House. Open House on Sunday, February 11, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Open House on Sunday, February 11, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires! Open House Sat/Sun 2-4
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Open House. Open House on Saturday, February 3, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Open House on Saturday, February 3, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires! Open House Sat/Sun 2-4pm
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Open House. Open House on Sunday, February 4, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Open House on Sunday, February 4, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires! Open House Sat/Sun 2-4pm
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Market Update for February 2, 2024

Toronto listings are starting to see multiple offers starting up again. What has happened in the last week that has caused this frenzy? 

The psyche in the market has already started to shift. Could it be this unusually warm weather we are having? Does it feel like spring for the buyers? Do the buyers seem more “optimistic” about the housing market these days? Are they just plain tired of waiting on the sidelines or are they seeking to get ahead of any possible shopping frenzy spurred by expected rate cuts from the Bank of Canada?

This week in the east end of Toronto (E01-E04) there were 19 freehold sales and of those sales, 12 sold over the asking in bidding wars with the average sale-to- list price at 121%. We are also seeing bidding wars in other parts of the city as well.

Take for example a three-bedroom, three bath home in Mississauga's Erin Mills neighbourhood which sold Monday for $250,000 above asking after receiving a staggering 85 offers. It was listed at $749,000 and sold for $999,000. The listing agent did not anticipate the demand would be this overwhelming.

We don't know if we can definitively say it's a multiple [offer] market or a sellers’ market, but we definitely think we are starting to see people test the waters and figure out where their product lands and where the buyers are.

Buyer sentiment in Toronto began to show marked improvement in the last couple of months of 2023. According to data from the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board, home resales in Toronto clocked in at 1,266 in December, and that figure was up 10% compared to December 2022.

Then January brought yet another rate hold from the central bank, along with the sweeping consensus that rates have finally peaked. Though the BoC is yet to say anything concrete about rate cuts and their timing, buyers are more motivated than they've been in months.

Good inventory that's coming to market that’s well priced and well-presented, in good pockets of the city, are the ones where you're starting to see some multiple offers, an increase in showings, and high traffic volume at open houses. Riverdale, Leslieville Roncesvalles, Bloor West — those prime pockets where families are looking to lay roots are definitely seeing buyer demand.

 
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New property listed in South Riverdale, Toronto E01

New featured property at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires! Open House Sat/Sun 2-4pm
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Open House.

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires! Open House Sat/Sun 2-4pm
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Open House.

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires! Open House Sat/Sun 2-4pm
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Open House. Open House on Sunday, February 4, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Open House on Sunday, February 4, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires! Open House Sat/Sun 2-4pm
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This property has SOLD at 903 111 St Clair AVE W in Toronto

This property has SOLD at 903 111 St Clair AVE W in Toronto.
Welcome to the epitome of urban living - a two-story loft condo that redefines luxury & style. Located in the heart of the bustling city, this exceptional residence boasts stunning custom finishes that are sure to impress even the most discerning of tastes. As you step into this spacious unit, you're immediately greeted by an open-concept living space flooded with natural light. The soaring ceilings & expansive window create an airy & inviting atmosphere The focal point of this condo is the immense custom-built centre island in the gourmet kitchen. Crafted with precision, this massive island not only serves as a functional workplace but also doubles as a perfect spot for entertaining guests. Here in unit 903 it's easy to enjoy your urban oasis, where the city's pulse is your heartbeat, & where every day feels like a celebration of style & comfort.
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This property has SOLD at 2705 Pine Point RD in Scugog

This property has SOLD at 2705 Pine Point RD in Scugog.
Nestled on the serene lands of Scugog Island, there stands a sweet and well-loved home, exuding charm that captivates all who encounter its inviting presence. Pine plank floors stretch throughout the home, worn smooth by the passage of time and the rhythmic dance of family life. Sunlight streams through the windows, casting a soft glow on the wooden surfaces, creating a comforting ambiance that wraps around residents and guests alike. Outside, the large lot unfolds into a canvas of possibilities. A well-tended garden, bursting with colourful blooms, adds a touch of vibrancy to the landscape. This charming home on Scugog Island stands as a sanctuary of comfort, a haven where the past and present converge in harmony. Its sweet demeanor and well-loved aura make it not just a house but a cherished part of the island's legacy, inviting all who enter to become part of its ongoing story.
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Ontario gives Sellers the option to share bid details with other Buyers


The blind bidding war has been a fixture of Canadian real estate for a generation, but even with new rules in Canada’s largest real estate market that will allow realtors to part the veil of secrecy, industry experts don’t believe an era of open auctions is upon us. 

On Dec. 1, the latest update to Ontario’s realtor legislation, the Trust in Real Estate Services Act (TRESA), came into force, allowing sellers for the first time to direct their agents to share details of buyer bids with other buyers.

Blind bidding is a hot topic when the market is soaring, and the practice was mentioned in the April 2022, federal budget when the governing Liberals promised to create a “Home Buyers’ Bill of Rights” that would ban the practice nationwide. Almost two years later there’s no sign of a ban and Ontario’s new rules only open bidding voluntary.

 There’s little public data on how often bidding wars happen. For example, the country’s largest association – the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board – doesn’t collect the information and doesn’t make bidding wars a searchable category for online brokerages. What can be tracked is how often properties sell “over asking,” which, while imprecise, does offer signs that a property was bid up. 

“I think it’s actually going to be worse,” said John Pasalis, president and broker of record with Realosophy Realty Inc. “If this was a pure open offer system, where it is transparent, that’s completely different. That is not what this is. This is the Wild West. It’s worse for the buyer and probably better for the seller; the seller has more tools at their disposal to maximize sale price.”

New homebuyers have often been frustrated at the unfairness of the bidding war system as it was previously constituted, where sellers could host an offer night and receive multiple bids, but the only information allowed to be passed on to other bidders was the number of other offers. Blind bidding could extend into multiple rounds and buyers sometimes raised their bids even if they were already in the lead. At the end of the day people want more transparency – this is opening the door to that.

Reform of blind bidding was sometimes pitched as an affordability measure; though because of a lack of data collection around secret bids, it’s never been clear how much the practice might have increased prices. The Ontario government continues to promote approaches that encourage consumer choice in the real estate trade process. 

Industry veterans also warn that the new rules leave a lot up to the seller, and there will likely be as many ways to run an open or closed bidding war as there are realtors in the province. 

The new rules don’t provide a road map to how an open offer day would differ from a closed one, and the different approaches realtors have used for purely closed bidding wars can already make the practice chaotic.

As for the federal promise of open bidding, Housing Minister spokesperson Micaal Ahmed said that since real estate generally falls under provincial and territorial jurisdictions, the federal government continues to consult with stakeholders to make a home buyers’ bill of rights. 

The work is well underway and nearing completion, he said.


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New property listed in Rural Scugog, Scugog

New featured property at 2705 Pine Point RD in Scugog.
Nestled on the serene lands of Scugog Island, there stands a sweet and well-loved home, exuding charm that captivates all who encounter its inviting presence. Pine plank floors stretch throughout the home, worn smooth by the passage of time and the rhythmic dance of family life. Sunlight streams through the windows, casting a soft glow on the wooden surfaces, creating a comforting ambiance that wraps around residents and guests alike. Outside, the large lot unfolds into a canvas of possibilities. A well-tended garden, bursting with colourful blooms, adds a touch of vibrancy to the landscape. This charming home on Scugog Island stands as a sanctuary of comfort, a haven where the past and present converge in harmony. Its sweet demeanor and well-loved aura make it not just a house but a cherished part of the island's legacy, inviting all who enter to become part of its ongoing story.
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This property has SOLD at Lower 10 Sylvan AVE in Toronto

This property has SOLD at Lower 10 Sylvan AVE in Toronto.
Live on the lower floor of this completely renovated, stunning 4 unit home built in 1888 backing onto Dufferin Grove Park. This gorgeous 2 bedroom unit has been meticulously designed with discerning quality & taste. Features include 8' ceilings, large windows, quartz counters, stainless steel appliances. a large bathroom w/claw foot tub & shower. Pictures are from when the unit was vacant. Available Dec 1.
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New property listed in South Riverdale, Toronto E01

New featured property at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires!
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New property listed in South Riverdale, Toronto E01

New featured property at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires!
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Open House. Open House on Saturday, December 2, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Open House on Saturday, December 2, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires!
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Open House. Open House on Sunday, December 3, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Open House on Sunday, December 3, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires!
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Open House. Open House on Saturday, December 2, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please visit my Open House at 2 44 Boston AVE in Toronto.
Open House on Saturday, December 2, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nestled In The Heart Of The Vibrant & Trendy Leslieville Neighbourhood, This Upgraded Townhome Is A True Gem That Effortlessly Combines Modern Luxury W/Unique Character & Charm. Boasting An Abundance Of Custom Upgrades, This Property Promises A Unique & Comfortable Urban Living Experience Like No Other. 10 Foot Ceilings, Barn Board Bedroom Feature Wall, Custom Island W/Wood Slab Finish & Smart 'California Closet' Built Storage Are Just A Few Of The Highlights. Situated In Toronto East End, Leslieville Is Renowned For Its Eclectic Mix Of Artistic Flair, Independent Shops, Delightful Eateries, & A Strong Sense Of Community. Quiet, Tree-Lined Streets & Welcoming Atmosphere Offers A Perfect Blend Of Urban Convenience & Neighbourhood Charm. This Condo Provides You With Invitation To Embrace The Feeling Of Living In A House With Your Own Front Door, Delightful Balcony, owned parking & An Opportunity To Experience The Super Hip Leslieville Whenever Your Heart Desires!
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