The Property Crush this week is our own listing at 68 Armadale Ave., Toronto

Captivating restored, light filled, open concept, stone cottage, nestled in the heart of Bloor West Village, surrounded by beautiful native gardens intermingled with stone pathways. 

Sky-lit entrance with a marble floor opens into flowing hardwood floors throughout the open concept home. The chefs kitchen with granite top island and high end appliances is a pleasure for cooking and entertaining as it opens out to a stone patio combined with a comfortable lounge seating area. The sun drenched sunken living room boasts 12 skylights, vaulted ceilings and a floor to ceiling stone fireplace. A floating staircase rises to second floor bedrooms with eastern morning light and overhanging trees which are home to beautiful songbirds that transport you to a rainforest like environment. Downstairs has a large living area, a spa-like bathroom and is ideal as a suite for an adult child or long term valued guest.  A tankless hot water system, with modern slim radiant wall heaters provide the most comfortable heat, while being very energy efficient.  All bathrooms have heated floors. There is a single car garage, plus 2 car parking. Relax after work, with western sunset exposure, on the private deck above the garage. Hot tub and pergola included. Steps to Bloor West shops, bistros and TTC. Location, location, location!

68 Armadale Ave., Toronto, Ontario Canada

List: $1,980,000


Listed by: Nancy Pierce and Dave Duncan, Salespersons, Re/Max Professionals Inc., Brokerage


How to Choose the Best Toronto Realtors for Your Sale or Purchase

Finding a high-quality realtor in Toronto, GTA, or Etobicoke can be utterly overwhelming. If you're nervous about finding a great realtor to help you sell or purchase a home, read on to discover how you can find the best Toronto realtors. 


How to Choose the Best Toronto Realtors for Your Sale or Purchase

The Best Realtors Have the Best Teams

There's no better way to determine the quality of a realtor than to look at the professionals that surround them. An excellent realtor makes their team a priority and will align themselves with a highly skilled crew of industry professionals. From home staging consultants, videographers, and photographers, to lawyers, lenders, contractors, and beyond, a worthwhile realtor will always come with a great team and an unmatched wealth of industry resources.

Finding a Quality Realtor to Sell Your Home

Houses don't sell themselves - don't trust anyone who tells you that simply listing your home will result in the highest possible price. A top quality realtor will have a selling strategy, marketing tools, and more to help showcase your home to serious buyers. Make sure to ask any potential realtor questions about staging, marketing, pricing, and strategy - and check their website to see if they're confident using social media and online strategies for selling as well.

You can tell a lot about a potential realtor by looking at their online listings. Are they using professional photos? Do they have video tours, slide shows, and floor plans available? A great realtor will have a well-designed website showcasing their client's homes to a broad, quality market of buyers. Attending an open house hosted by an agent you're interested in working with will also give you an idea of the treatment your home will receive by a realtor!

Sourcing the Best Realtor to Purchase Your New Dream Home

When looking for a home, it's a great idea to find a realtor who regularly works in your desired neighbourhood. The expertise and experience a neighbourhood pro can deliver to you will save you headache and hassle. When your realtor really knows a neighbourhood, they will have a clear grasp of the values of its homes. This means you can easily assess which properties are suitably priced for your needs and budget before you even start searching for your new home.

Hire Experience and Expertise

Be suspicious of realtors who work part-time or who have second jobs; if you're serious about buying or selling your home (and you should be!), you want a realtor who is equally serious about their job. Look for full-time, full service agents with positive customer testimonials and proven sales experience. 
An excellent real estate agent aims to provide peace of mind to their clients by using the skills of their highly qualified team, vetted marketing strategies for making sales, and hands-on experience to deliver maximum client satisfaction. Are you looking for an experienced realtor to help you buy or sell a home in Toronto, GTA, or Etobicoke? Call Nancy at 416-985-1486 or Dave at 416-894-4079 at