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Done Deal, 458 Symington Ave., Toronto

458 SYMINGTON AVE., TORONTO

ASKING PRICE $429,900

SELLING PRICE $470,000

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PREVIOUS SELLING PRICE $335,000 (2010); $277,000 (2007); $205,000 (2002); $128,000 (1997)

TAXES $2,236 (2012)

DAYS ON THE MARKET Seven

CO-OP AGENT Anil Khera, Royal LePage West Realty Group Ltd.

The Action: Clients of agent Anil Khera wanted an affordable property in a central location, so they zeroed in on this three-storey townhouse after touring a handful of west-end candidates.

Battling other buyers in the area is common, especially on this residential street where homes sell upwards of $700,000, so the buyers proposed the best out of four offers with a $40,100 premium.

What They Got: At the end of a row of brick townhouses, this roughly century-old residence is laid out with an open living and dining area with pot lights and wood floors, but a traditional eat-in kitchen linked to a sunroom with a garden exit.

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On the upper levels, there is a second-floor office, two bedrooms and one of two full bathrooms, as well as two more sleeping quarters on the third level where a rooftop deck could be created.

For storage, there is a finished basement and parking off a laneway behind the 13-by-125-foot lot.

The Agent's Take: "The neighbourhood has evolved and it has easy [access] to the Junction, St. Clair strip, the subway and Bloor Street, so it's a good spot," says Mr. Khera. "This was very central on a bus route, but it also gave them parking."

This townhouse also has the qualities of a larger property. "It's mostly semis or detached [homes there], so this is one of the few row houses I know of and it's at the end of a row, so it has the feel of a semi," Mr. Khera adds.

"It checked all the boxes and gave [the buyers] a bit more space than they were looking for … and it was in very decent condition."

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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