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Don’t Forget The Neighbourhood Open House!

Don't forget the neighbourhood open house - what does this mean? While shopping for a new home, you will likely view a lot of properties in different neighbourhoods and will most likely attend a few open houses. That’s part of the process of finding your next dream home. But there is another type of open house you should also attend. It’s one for which you need no invitation – … [Read More...]

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Buyers Will Love Your Storage Areas If…

A potential buyer comes to view your home. She explores each room with interest. Then she opens the closet door in the master bedroom. Will she be impressed with the … [Read More...]

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Making the Home Selling and Moving Process Easier

There’s no doubt that things change in a home when it comes selling time. Those changes can cause stress for the entire family. Fortunately, there are ways to … [Read More...]

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How to Decorate a Room on a Shoestring

It would be ideal if you could hire an interior designer and completely remodel and decorate your living room. But, let’s face it, that could be very expensive. That doesn’t mean you can’t make your current room look a lot better. Here are some simple, tips that will help you decorate on a budget. Put a covering over your worn sofa or chair. A simple throw blanket placed at an angle can make a dramatic difference. Plants, real or artificial, make just about any room look better. Just … [Read More...]

Viewing Your Home From A Buyer’s Perspective

There is an old adage in marketing and sales: Before trying to sell something, you need to put yourself in the buyer’s shoes. When it’s time to sell your home, you’ll need to do the same thing. Imagine that you’re the potential buyer and then view your property from that perspective. Start with what a buyer sees first, the outside of your property from the curb. Does your home look inviting and attractive? Are there ways you can improve the look of your home from this vantage point? It may … [Read More...]

Selling Tip: Dispose, Donate or Store-it

When selling your home one of the key steps to getting your home ready is to get rid of as much clutter as possible. You want to make every room look spacious and comfortable. But what do you do with all the stuff? The pictures, boxes, clothing, tools, furniture and the other stuff you need to take out of your home when selling? For items that you don’t want anymore, you have two options: dispose or donate. You can dispose of items at your local waste depot or recycling centre. Donations … [Read More...]

Sold! Beautiful Townhome – 42 City Park Circle

Congratulations to my client on the purchase of his new home!  This newly built Townhome is a wonderful find.  It has so many stunning features to enjoy! The kitchen has beautiful finishes including; stainless steel appliances, granite counters and tons of cupboard space. The home boasts a spacious open concept design with beautiful oak hardwood flooring, high ceilings and tons of natural light throughout. Check out a few pictures below.  For more information on great Townhomes like this one, … [Read More...]

Enhance Your Foyer Appeal

Have you every heard the term foyer appeal?  It's probably fairly safe to say that you’ve probably already heard the term “curb appeal”. That refers to how your property looks when a potential buyer first sees it from the curb. Curb appeal plays an important role in the first impression a buyer gets of your home. There is another type of appeal you should also be concerned about – “foyer appeal”. Foyer appeal is all about the impression a buyer gets when he or she first walks through your front … [Read More...]

Sold! 754 Phillip Murray Avenue

Congratulations to my clients on the purchase this charming bungalow at 754 Phillip Murray Avenue!  The home is a great find for this young couple and has many beautiful features for them to enjoy. Let's take a tour! The updated kitchen is large and bright and has a lovely eat-in area. The Living and Dining Rooms are open concept and are perfect for relaxing or entertaining.  Features in this room include; beautiful updated hardwood floors, wonderful natural light and a cozy wood-burning … [Read More...]

Sold! 48 Murellen Crescent in Victoria Village Toronto

Congratulations to my clients on the sale of their beautiful four bedroom home in Victoria Village, Toronto.  It was an absolute pleasure working with this lovely family on the sale of this property! The original post for the home is below - take a look to see what the new owner's are going to enjoy!  If you are interested in properties similar to this one, please contact me directly at chuck@charlesfrancis.ca or at 416-558-7273.  I'm always happy to help!   Welcome to 48 Murellen … [Read More...]

Just Listed! 48 Murellen Crescent

Welcome to 48 Murellen Crescent! This stunning four bedroom Victoria Village home is ready for you to just move in and enjoy!  There are so many wonderful features of 48 Murellen including; gleaming hardwood flooring, four bedrooms all on the second floor and a fifth in the basement, updated bathrooms, a fantastic eat-in kitchen overlooking the backyard garden, a fully finished basement with high ceilings and lovely flooring and a fully fenced in backyard with a lovely deck to relax … [Read More...]