152 HEWARD AVE., TORONTO
ASKING PRICE $639,000
SELLING PRICE $671,000
TAXES $3,237 (2013)
DAYS ON THE MARKET Six
LISTING AGENTS Jillian Koplowitz and Melissa Smeets, HomeLife/Realty One Ltd.
The Action: Late last year, this semi-detached house in Leslieville had over 150 buyers swing by during two weekend open houses. That exposure alone prompted a few visitors to draft a bid on the offer date.
What They Got: This two-storey brick home on a leafy Leslieville street has maintained many of its 20th-century details, such as a wide front porch, tall baseboards and tin ceilings in the kitchen. There’s a walkout to the rear deck, fenced yard and a detached double garage.
The layout remains traditional with formal living and dining rooms on the main floor and three bedrooms on the second floor, plus a partially finished basement with a second full bathroom.
The Agent’s Take: “This house was 107 years old, so it has some original features, like the tin ceiling, and it hasn’t been gutted inside like a lot of east-end homes,” says agent Melissa Smeets. The home also served as a shooting locale for a recent TV production. “It had been used in an episode of Bomb Girls because it still has division between the living room and dining room.”
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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