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TAXES $3,069 (2012)


LISTING AGENT Bill Thom, Re/Max Realtron Realty Inc.

The Action: Within steps of Cummer Park and the extensive East Don Parkland system, this semi-detached house was one of few properties available in the established community this winter.

So even though it has oil heating and a partially finished basement, more than two dozen buyers ventured inside for closer scrutiny and two returned with a proposal.

What They Got: A 60-by-60-foot lot on a quiet crescent provides the base for this over 40-year-old brick residence with a built-in garage and updated roof, heating and cooling systems installed by the seller after 2001.

High traffic areas include a kitchen finished with ceramic backsplashes and vinyl floors and open living and dining rooms with a moulded ceiling and hardwood floors, that also appear in four bedrooms upstairs by the largest of two bathrooms.

The Agent’s Take: “It’s an entry price point … but it is still a four-bedroom house so that’s what’s good about it,” said agent Bill Thom, who adds that other homes have one less bedroom. “[Furthermore], this one is two-storeys and most of them are bungalows or side or back-splits.”

Editor's Note: Done Deals contain information gathered from real estate agents, home buyers, home sellers and sale prices that are publicly available from government sources. While we try to publish Done Deals as soon as possible after the transaction has occurred, long closings can cause delays.

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