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187 BEATRICE ST., TORONTO

ASKING PRICE $999,000

SELLING PRICE $951,000

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TAXES $4,442 (2012)

DAYS ON THE MARKET 53

LISTING AGENT Douglas and Trevor Freeman, Freeman Real Estate Ltd.

The Action: During the last few months of 2012, a steady stream of buyers strolled through this detached Victorian in Little Italy.

What They Got: This 2 1/2 -storey, brick house is finished with 3,017 square feet of living space spread across four floors, each with a kitchen and one bathroom with the exception of the third floor and multiple exit points to the 20-by-125-foot lot and double garage off a rear laneway.

All rooms are essentially separate, including a fireside living room, central dining quarters and family room on the ground level and an enclosed recreation space in the basement, plus two bedrooms on both the second and

third floors.

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The Agent's Take: "Being situated in Little Italy, which is a very desirable and high demand area, people are going to look at it from different perspectives," agent Trevor Freeman said. "It lends itself to someone looking for investment potential or possibly having a couple different units or to someone looking to make a beautiful single-family home."

Regardless of its use, it offers privacy and space. "A lot in that area are semi-detached, so this being detached is definitely something people are looking for," Mr. Freeman said. "[Plus] being a detached property in Little Italy that has parking is always desirable."

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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