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Home Hunting? 4 Ways to Make the Process Easier

Are you home hunting this season? Covid-19 has certainly added a new level of stress to buying a new home. Many open houses have been put on hold and if you do book a showing you are asked to not touch anything as you go through houses that you are viewing. Shopping for a new home can be intimidating in the best of times! With so many things to do and think about, it’s easy to … [Read More...]

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Identifying Your Home’s Unique Features

  It is surprising how often homeowners fail to recognize the unique features and value their home  holds. The distinct characteristics that set a … [Read More...]

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Sold! 111 Wexford Boulevard

A big congratulations to my clients on sale of this beautiful property! This lovely home in Wexford-Maryvale is a lovely find for its new owner. Check out the … [Read More...]

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Is A Post Pandemic “Revenge Spending Binge” Possible?

China’s Home Buyers on “Revenge Spending Binge” Post Pandemic. Will Toronto follow? Housing buyers returned on mass to local markets as China eased Covid-19 lock down restrictions.  The Hong Kong daily, South China Morning Post, described residential real estate activity as a “revenge spending binge”. Concluding that pandemic lock downs rather than dampening demand had only deferred it. Post pandemic sales up in China since lock down restrictions lifted In major cities across China … [Read More...]

How to Quickly Improve Indoor Air Quality

Since we are all spending more time at home, it may be a good time to think about the air quality inside of your house. There are many reasons why the air inside may not be at its best. Pollutants that are outdoors can often be found indoors as well, where they can and will join forces with other irritants. Those irritants can include fumes from gas-fired appliances, or allergens such as pet dander, house dust mites, and mold. Here are some simple … [Read More...]

Home Staging: Not-So-Obvious Tips

When it comes to home staging - which basically means getting your home in top shape and ensuring it looks clean and uncluttered - you probably already know the basics: clean the counters, vacuum the floors, mow the lawn, etc. But there are also some less obvious home staging tips that can help to sell your property faster and for a higher price. Here are a few examples.Light FixturesObvious: Proper lighting can make any room look better!Not-so-obvious: If one of those lights doesn't work, … [Read More...]

Sold! 79 Shangarry Drive

A big congratulations to my client on the sale of 79 Shangarry and also to the new owners of this beautiful home in Wexford-Maryvale! Closing day was last week and I'm so happy that things went smoothly for all! Covid-19 has been such a challenge for everyone right now and I am thrilled that everything went so well. Check out details from the original blog post below. If you would like any further information about great houses like this one, or are curious about the current market … [Read More...]

Just Listed! 287 Cumberland Avenue

Welcome to charming 287 Cumberland Avenue in Hamilton, Ontario! This beautiful home located in a great Hamilton neighbourhood just steps from lovely Gage Park and great schools, is ready for you to move in and call home! 287 Cumberland Avenue has some pretty wonderful features. Including: fully renovated kitchen with maple cabinets, tile floor and walk-out to a large covered deck and backyard. large dining room that is combined with the kitchen and is perfect for entertaining! … [Read More...]

Just Listed! 79 Shangarry Drive

Welcome to 79 Shangarry Drive! Nestled on a quiet street in the family-friendly Wexford-Maryvale Neighbourhood, this down -to-the-studs renovated home is a fantastic find! This home features: separate entrance to large basement apartment (complete with laundry!)gorgeous bamboo floor throughout the main floor.sophisticated master bedroom with huge walk-in closetstunning details including plaster crown mouldings and 7.5 inch basemboardsrecessed lighting throughoutnew windowsnew … [Read More...]

Sold! Stunning O’Connor Home

Congrats to my clients on the sale of 371 O'Connor Drive! It was an absolute pleasure working with these clients to get this place on the market and sold! The team had a great time staging this beautifully renovated home! Check out the original blog post below and for more information on how you can get your place ready to sell, give me a call or send me an email (416-558-7273; chuck@charlesfrancis.ca) Just Listed! 371 O'Connor Drive This beautifuly renovated home is the absolute perfect … [Read More...]

For Sale! 111 Wexford Boulevard

Welcome to 111 Wexford Boulevard! Beautifully renovated, this over-sized bungalow is just waiting for you to call it home! The home is approximately 1200 square feet and sits on an extra deep fenced in lot. The house features: beautiful new hardwood floorslarge renovated eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, ceramic floors and granite countersa fully separate side entrance to basement apartmenta second large and renovated eat-in kitchen in the basement with stainless … [Read More...]