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Homes in Moore Park

Moore Park includes primarily English Cottage, Georgian, and Tudor-style houses built between 1908 and 1930. There are also a fair number of townhomes built in the 1970s and 1980s and a growing number of new custom homes.

Moore Park lots vary in size but are generally quite large. Fifity foot frontages are the norm on the more exclusive streets. The streets are lined with a mature tree canopy and many of the houses back onto one of the ravines that skirt this neighbourhood.

The combibation of outstanding architecture and pretty greenspace make Moore Park one of Toronto's most beautiful neighbourhoods. 

Moore Park also contains many newer townhouses as well as a fair number of duplex and multi-plex homes.

For such a high end neighbourhood it is somewhat surprising that many of the houses have shared rather than private driveways. However, the streets are so quiet and uncluttered that parking is not a problem.

Moore Park Real Estate Update 2014

Sep 20, 2014

Thus far in 2014 there have been 43 home sales in Toronto's highly sought after Moore Parkneighbourhood. Donna and Nick Thompson are Sales Representatives with Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage. They are known as the Thompson Team. The Thompson Team are experts when it comes to Moore Park and Rosedale real estate. Donna and Nick point out that "Moore Park has always been highly sought after, and the demand for Moore Park housing is only rising. It's hard to find a neighbourhood that has so many positives, and it's naturally found its way to the top of most buyer's wish lists."

Taking a close look at the stats for this neighbourhood only confirms it's popularity with homebuyers. In 2014 Moore Park homes have sold on average in just 12 days and with with a remarkable 103 % average list to sale price ratio. The Thompson Team describes the typical Moore Park homebuyer as " families that are attracted to the community and the schools, and are searching for aneighbourhood that 'has it all'. There are a lot of 'in-town' purchasers, but there's also lot of interest from international purchasers as well."

The Thompson Team points out that "Moore Park is highly sought after for many reasons; it has a great sense of community, it's safe, the schools are excellent (the EQAO results are in, and OLPH and Whitney had exceptional scores), and there's an abundance of nature. Within minutes, you can forget you're in the city on any of Moore Park's border ravines. It's full of families, and has one of the shortest commute times to downtown of anywhere in the city.

The average price tag to get into Moore Park is currently $1,953,000. Twelve sales topped the $2 million mark and three homes sold for over $3 million. Moore Park is definitely a neighbourhood of choice for those who have arrived at the peak of their careers and are looking for an established neighbourhood to raise their families. 

So how does one go about acquiring a home in Moore Park ? The Thompson Team offer the following advice. "If you know what you want, be ready to act quickly. There are a lot of people that want the same things that you do, so being decisive is a big advantage. At the same time, you'll probably have to be patient, as this is a fairly small community and it might take a while for the right opportunity to come around.

Moore Park neighbourhood Toronto Real Estate 2014 Update provided by Nick and Donna Thompson, Sales Representaitves, Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage. You can contact Nick and Donna at their office 416-441-2888 ext 676 or Direct 416-294-5052, or by email: info@thompsonteam.ca. The Thompson Team website is www.thompsonteam.ca

** The information provided herein is compiled from source data obtained from the Toronto Real Estate Board. It is presented here for information purpose only. All data are subject to updates and revisions. The publisher assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information shown.

 

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