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TAXES $1,612 (2012)


LISTING AGENTS Jeff, Mark, Norah and Paul Oulahen, Re/Max Realtron Realty Inc.

The Action: Just a block west of Yonge Street shops and businesses, this one-bedroom suite at Dia Condominiums only needed to open its doors to 10 buyers as one visitor negotiated a price within days.

What They Got: In 2007, TAS DesignBuild completed a multiunit residence with townhouses and suites situated around a courtyard. This 649-square-foot unit is located on the upper floors of the high-rise with nine-foot ceilings, walls of windows and hardwood laminate floors throughout.

The living and dining area is open concept with a walkout to a 58-square-foot balcony with a gas hookup and a U-shaped kitchen with granite counters, ceramic backsplashes and stainless steel appliances.

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Enclosed areas include a master suite with a walk-in closet, a laundry closet and a four-piece bathroom with an upgraded vanity with Caesarstone counters and under-mounted sinks.

The unit comes with a locker, parking and monthly fees of $495 to cover the cost of water, 24-hour concierge and on-site gym, party room and guest suites.

The Agent's Take: "It was really wide rather than being a linear unit, so there's a lot of glass," says agent Mark Oulahen. "It's very bright with a clear east view and a balcony that juts out from the building, so it feels open and airy."

The building's clever composition of model types also fascinated buyers.

"It's a unique building that has won some design awards for being a little different," Mr. Oulahen notes. "It's not your average condo."

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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