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A house at 300 Dudley Ave in North York, ON recently sold for more than $400,000 over asking. (Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail)
A house at 300 Dudley Ave in North York, ON recently sold for more than $400,000 over asking. (Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail)

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Tales from the war zone: The Toronto real estate market Add to ...

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Tales from a war zone: The Toronto real estate market

“The house hunt has become a blood sport involving bully bids, bribery and a willingness to pay $100,000 over asking, without conditions, for the ugliest address on the street,” this story in Toronto Life magazine begins.

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