Category Archives: Toronto Condos

North York Condos: 2885 Bayview Ave, ARC

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  • 2885 Bayview Ave, M2k 0A3
  • Arc
  • Location,  Bayview and Sheppard
  • Built by Daniels
  • 15 Floor Mid Rise Condo Building
  • Completed 2009
  • Amenities:  Concierge, Exercise Room, Gym, Indoor Pool, Movie Room, Media Lounge, TTC

Steven Campbell, Sales Representative
Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage

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Featured Toronto Condos: Re-Cap first 10 Buildings

Back in February I started working on this series to offer up a guide to Toronto Condos.  Hopefully you have been reading them along the way.  I have now published 10 featured articles.  Watch for upcoming features including Pemberton Ave, Beecroft Rd and Olive Ave.  On this site the series has been mostly focus on North York Condos in MLS district C14 and C07,  Starting next week I will be starting a new series on my other Blog called Featured Downtown Toronto Condos.

Watch as this series gets more frequent, leave a comment if you would like to see a particular condo building featured.

Steven Campbell, Sales Representative
Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage

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Featured Toronto Condos: 17 Barberry Place, Empire, Bayview and Sheppard

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17 Barberry Place

17 Barberry Place is a beautifully built condo apartment building located in the New York towers at Bayview and Sheppard .  This building named the “Empire” is just down the street from Bayview Village Mall, Bayview Subway on the TTC’s Sheppard line and right at highway 401.  Highway 404/Don Valley Parkway is just a few minutes east.

Condo Apartment Units

The condo units at the Empire are really nicely done.  They feature 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom and 2 washrooms, 1 bedroom plus a den and 2 washrooms.  2 bedrooms and 2 washrooms.  Some of the penthouse suites feature 2 bedrooms, a den and 2 washrooms.  There are also some 2 storey townhouse units
available in this complex.

Local and Condo Amenities

The facilities at this building are excellent.  There is  24 hr concierge, indoor pool, recreation room, gym, exercise room, virtual golf and a theatre room.  Within a short walk there is a Chapters, Loblaws, shopping and restaurants all at Bayview Village mall.  A 2 minute drive along Sheppard and you will be at Ikea and Canadian Tire.  Fairview Mall is 5 minutes away at Don Mills.  There is a Movie Theatre and more shopping and other entertainment 5 minutes east at Yonge and Sheppard.

Maintenance Fees

The maintenance fees for 17 Barberry Place include heat, central air conditioning, parking, building insurance and common elements.  Taxes, hydro and cable on not covered with the fees.

  • 17 Barberry Pl., M2K 3E2
  • The Empire
  • Located at Bayview and Sheppard
  • 28 Floor High-Rise Condominium
  • Built by Daniels Corporation
  • Complete 2005
  • TSCC/1687

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Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage

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Featured Toronto Condos: 10 NorthTown Way

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10 Northtown Way

Welcome to 10 Northtown Way.  A beautiful Tridel built Condo apartment building located in the heart of Toronto’s North York.  This very desirable condo is right near Yonge and Finch.  TTC is just close by and highway 401 is about 5 minutes south.

Types of Condo Apartments

10 Northtown Way features some beautiful condo apartments.  The range includes bachelor apartments, 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom plus den, 2 bedrooms and 2 washrooms.  There are some corner units that feature 2 bedrooms plus a den that could be used as a 3rd bedroom.

Condo Amenities

The amenities at 10 Northtown way include a security guard, security system, Indoor swimming pool, recreation center, exercise room and sauna.  TTC is close by, Dominion is steps away, Empress Walk is just south and Centerpoint Mall is north at Steeles about 5 minutes away.  The building is walking distance to movie theatre, restaurants and other entertainment.

Condo Maintenance Fees

The maintenance fees include: water, heat, central air conditioning, building insurance, common elements and parking when spot is owned.  The fees do not cover cable, hydro and taxes.

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Featured Toronto Condos: 33 Sheppard Ave East.

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Welcome to Radiance @ Minto Gardens, a beautiful condo apartment building located at 33 Sheppard Ave East.  Directly across the street from the TTC’s Sheppard subway stop on the Yonge st. line.  With highway 401 just minutes south on Yonge Street this building offers excellent transportation downtown by subway or out of town on the highway.

Local Attractions.

The yonge and Sheppard area is full of Shopping directly across the street.  There are lots of restaurants within walking distance and there is a movie theatre just steps away.  There is Bayview Village shopping center a 5 minute drive away and Centerpoint Mall is 10 minutes north at Steeles.

Types of Condos

33 Sheppard Ave East features condo apartments including bachelors, 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom plus den, 2 bedrooms,  and 2 bedrooms plus den.  Some of the dens can be used as another bedroom.

Apartment Amenities

33 Sheppard Ave has some really great amenities that are found only in luxury Toronto Condos.  There is a 24 hour concierge and security system.  The gym features an indoor pool, exercise room, recreation room and sauna.  Some of the entertainment includes a cafe bar lounge, billiards lounge virtual golf and a bbq area.

Maintenance Fees

Maintenance fees cover heat, central air conditioning, parking, building insurance, common elements.  Not included are water, hydro cable and taxes.

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Featured Toronto Condos: 1 Rean Dr. Chrysler West Tower, Bayview and Sheppard

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Welcome to 1 Rean Drive, Chrysler West Tower.  A luxury Condo building located in North York at Bayview ave. and Sheppard Ave.   This building is part of the New York Towers complex.   This building is a 28 Floor High Rise Condominium built by Daniels and completed in 2003.

Transit and Local Attractions

1 Rean Dr. is close to Bayview Subway on the Sheppard TTC line.  Highway 401 is minutes away and highway 404 and the Don Valley Parkway (DVP) is just 5 minutes east.  Bayview Village shopping center is directly across the street, featuring groceries, restaurants and shopping.  The YMCA is located right at Bayview.  A movie theatre, more shopping and entertainment is just 5 minutes away at Yonge st.

Types of Condo Apartments

This building features 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom plus den, 2 bedrooms, 2 bedrooms plus den and 3 bedrooms units.

Building Amenities

1 Rean Dr. features some really cool amenities.  There is an indoor pool, recreation room, exercise room, sauna, virtual golf, billiards room and a guest suite.  On top of all that, there is a 24 security system and a concierge.

Maintenance Fees

The maintenance fees include heat, hydro, water, central air conditioning, parking, building insurance and the common elements.  The maintenance fees do not cover cable or taxes.

Steven Campbell, Sales Representative
Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage

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How to Successfully Lease a Condo Apartment In Toronto.

Are you looking to lease a condo in Toronto?  Quality apartments do not last long, You need to be prepared with the following items to improve your chances being accepted as a tenant.  You should have these ready before even looking at condos.

  • Letter of Employment – You need to get a letter of employment from your employer.  The letter should state how long you have worked there and your current salary.
  • Credit Report. – You will need to have a recent credit report.  You can get it instantly on-line via www.equifax.ca or via www.transunion.ca.  You want the full report and credit score.
  • Rental Application – You will need to fill in the rental application form.  The rental application is a standard OREA (Ontario Real Estate Association) form.  I can email you a .pdf file that allows you to type on it or I can give you a copy when we meet for the first time for a showing.

After you are accepted as a tenant, you will need to do the following:

  • Provide a certified cheque or bank draft for the first and last month deposit, this has to be done the next business day.
  • Provide a key deposit (not a set amount, each lease will have its own amount)
  • Get a standard tenant insurance package.
  • For your convenience you should also be prepared with 10 postdated cheques for the first year of the lease.

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Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage

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Featured Toronto Condos: 33 Empress Ave.

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Welcome to 33 Empress Ave.  A beautiful Condo building located in North York right at the corner of Yonge St. and Empress Ave.  33 Empress has direct access to the TTC Yonge subway line and bus routes.  Highway 401 is a very short drive just 5 minutes south.

Local Amenities

33 Empress is a very popular building.  Besides being located in the heart of North York these condos have direct access to Empress Walk, which is a shopping plaza featuring Loblaws, a movie theatre, restaurants, and shopping.  This building is also walking distance to more shopping, restaurants and other entertainment.  Centerpoint Mall is a short drive, located at Yonge and Steeles.

33 Empress Condo Features

Condo apartments in this building range from bachelor’s or 1 bedrooms to 2 bedroom, 2 washroom and some of the one and two bedrooms have dens.  There is 24 hr security, parking for units that own the spot.

Some of the amenities include an exercise room, recreation room and a sauna.

Maintenance Fees

Maintenance fees include water, parking (when spot is owned), building insurance and common elements.  Heat, hydro, cable and central air conditioning is not included.

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Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Brokerage

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Featured Toronto Condos: 28 Harrison Garden Blvd.

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Welcome to 28 Harrison Garden Blvd.  This condo apartment building is located at Yonge st. and Avondale st., which is just south of Sheppard Ave. east of Yonge st. and just north of highway 401.  The Back side of the condo building faces Yonge st.

Types of Condos/ Apartments in the Building

This building has several different styles of condo apartments in it.  They range from 1 bedroom and 1 washroom to 2 bedrooms, 2 washrooms and a den (which some can be used as a bedroom).  Parking is available in the building, spots are owned by individual unit owners.  South West facing units have a view of downtown Toronto.

Building Amenities

This high end condo building has a 24 hour concierge and security system,  exercise room, recreation room and a sauna.  Outside the building there is parkland.

Local Community Attractions

28 Harrison Garden Blvd is very close to the Sheppard TTC station which has access to the Sheppard subway line and the Yonge St. subway line.  There is plenty of shopping right at Yonge and Sheppard.  There is also a movie theatre and lots of other entertainment.  The building is about 5-10 minute drive from Bayview Village mall and Centerpoint Mall.

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Featured Toronto Condos: 797 Don Mills Road, Tribeca @ Eglinton

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Welcome to 797 Don Mills Road Tribeca.  A Toronto Condo building Located right at Eglinton Ave East and Don Mills Road.  

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This Condo building features units ranging from 1 bedroom plus den to 2 bedroom plus den that can converted to a 3rd bedroom.   They range from just over 700 square feet to just under 1200 square feet.   The units feature vaulted ceilings and some have balconies.  There is underground parking which is owned by the individual unit owners.

What do Maintenance Fees Cover? 

Maintenance fees include heat, central air conditioning, parking (when spots belong to unit owners), and common elements.  Property taxes, cable and hydro are not included.

Building Amenities

797 Don Mills Road features a 24 hour gym and recreation room.  There is a security guard on Duty 24 hours inside the ground floor entrance.

Local Amenities

The Don Valley Parkway (DVP) is minutes away.  You can get downtown in 10 minutes.  The TTC is right outside the building.  Buses go north and south along Don Mills road and East and West along Eglinton Ave.  This building is located across the street from the Ontario Science Centre.  Across the street to north is the Great Canadian Super Store.   5 minutes east is Eglinton Square mall at the corner of Victoria Park and Eglinton.  The mall is anchored by The Bay and a Dominion.

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