Done deals: Queen and Lansdowne

20 Garden Avenue This modest 1½-storey residence drew big crowds looking for an affordable property in a prime area of Roncesvalles Village close to schools, local shops and parks as well as friendly neighbours, agent Julie Kinnear says.

Done deals: St. Clair and Runnymede

17 Ravenal Street The real estate market is slowly recovering from the recession, but properties in the lower price brackets - such as this semi-detached house in the former city of York - are snatched up quickly by first-time buyers, agent Julie Kinnear says.