Here’s Toronto Life’s Home of the week: a $9M Casa Loma mansion. ADDRESS: 49 Forest Hill Road NEIGHBOURHOOD: Casa Loma PRICE: $8,995,000 THE PLACE: In the heart of Casa Loma on Forest Hill Road, this home is the kind of ostentatious, Fresh Prince of Bel Air–style mansion that screams, “We’ve arrived!” (Think faux-Grecian columns, a […]Read More Toronto Life’s Home of the Week: Casa Loma Mansion
November 20, 2011, is the date that most downtown Toronto homes need to disconnect their downspouts from city drains. The city is implementing the law in three phases. Downtown Toronto is first on the list because the city has a combined system in which the water coming off roofs may mix with the sewage system […]Read More Toronto’s Mandatory Downspout Disconnect
Did you know that Toronto has an annual Chocolate Festival? It runs until October 23rd. More details are below. Later this month, the International Home Show runs from the 27th to the 30th. Market news: Sales were up 25% over September 2010, with the average price up almost 10%. Click here for details. Referrals are the best […]Read More October 2011 Newsletter: Two Great Listings and the Toronto Chocolate Festival!
Mark Weisleder writes a regular column for the Toronto Star. Here’s Part 2 of his series, How to avoid buying the wrong house: Last week I wrote about six important things that will ensure you buy the right house at the right price, using your head, rather than your heart. Here are five more things […]Read More 5 more ways to avoid buying the wrong house
ADDRESS: 136 Glen Road NEIGHBOURHOOD: Rosedale-Moore Park PRICE: $7,495,000 THE PLACE: An enormous near-century-old mansion nestled deep within Rosedale’s twisting roads that stands as a reminder of Toronto’s regal past. BRAGGING RIGHTS: A home with a true sense of local history. Built in 1929 for the Burton family—patriarch Charles was the president of the erstwhile […]Read More Toronto Life Home of the Week: Rosedale Mansion for $7.5M