Archive for July, 2015

Sold – Vintage Georgian Home in Burford

Sold – Vintage Georgian Home in Burford

Listed at: $449,900 Impressive, stately, Georgian home on picture book 2.5 ac lot nestled among towering century old trees (circa 1835) in village setting. Historic landmark! This vintage home & property offers numerous possibilities for the creative buyer-call LS for details. Note frontage 329.8 ft. Striking two storey family room addition across the back (‘90) offers spectacular views of the gardens. Gracious rooms, rich in detail with a traditionally designed

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Sold – Dundas Beauty with walk-out

Sold – Dundas Beauty with walk-out

Status: Sold Great style, space & features combined with numerous updates over recent years will appeal. Lovely open design & sun-filled rooms w/wood flrs on mn lvl. Crisp White cabinets & loads of work space in Kitch, accented w/glass uppers. Liv/Din comb is highlighted with a corner Gas FP. French drs divide the mn rms. Spacious Bedrms w/mirrored closet doors & organizers. Crown moldings & trim add to the charm.

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Flooring trends for this year

Flooring trends for this year

Ceramics: Stepping away from the traditional, this year’s new trend favours a plethora of colours and designs that mimic brick, marble and concrete.  The wood look remains a steady trend with designers looking for a rustic forest fashion, on a supremely durable surface. Bright, Bold Colours:  Another hot new trend making waves this year is brightly coloured floors that pack a little extra punch. A floor popping with colour can

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Does good landscaping really effect my home’s resale value?

Does good landscaping really effect my home’s resale value?

Yes! Your home is your castle — enjoy it, customize it, make it reflect your taste and values. But, there’s one area where being too individualistic carries risk: landscaping for curb appeal. Good landscaping can add up to 28% to overall home value, Even taking your landscaping from “good” to “excellent,” in terms of design, condition, and placement, can add 6% to 7% to a home’s value.  But don’t landscape

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The Greater Hamilton Area Housing Market to stay Hot!

The Greater Hamilton Area Housing Market to stay Hot!

Major Canadian bank economists say Hamilton will continue to be one of the strongest housing markets in the country in 2015. Over the last few years, Hamilton’s housing market has been hot, often ahead of the pack in how much prices rose or how many homes sold. The market has been a frequent talking point, its strength touted as evidence of the city’s vibrancy. Hamilton, where prices rose six per cent

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Top 5 Home design trends for 2015

Top 5 Home design trends for 2015

#1 – Gold Fixtures: This retro statement hardware color will make a comeback in 2015 with a new modern twist: bright gold with a sleek finish for extra shine. #2 – Cowhide:  Yes, believe it or not, but cowhide is the ideal accent texture for 2015’s modern, yet approachable design aesthetic. Elements of cowhide will find their way into pillows, rugs, throw blankets and even artwork this coming year. #3

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Leased – Branthaven “Forest Hill” home

Leased – Branthaven “Forest Hill” home

Status: Leased Rarely offered, spacious end unit in Branthaven’s “Forest Hill”. Sharp upscale enclave. Immaculate unit. Designed & upgraded w/desirable features. All brick, stone & stucco exterior. Full dble garage. Hardwood flrs thru’out. “Espresso” maple cabinets w/granite counters & SS appls. Large Dining area has garden drs to patio. Pot lights dot the ceilings & focal gas fireplace in the Great room. 9ft ceilings. Tile floors in foyer, bathrooms &

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Sold – Ancaster Custom Home with In-Law suite

Sold – Ancaster Custom Home with In-Law suite

Status: Sold Impressive, spacious, custom home with separate in-law suite in walk-out lower level. Numerous updates by these original owners. Hardwood flrs in Liv/Din/Family Rm & Den. Granite counters in new Kitch & 2 Bathrms. Mn. Lvl Den. Open Loft. 2 Gas FP’s. This home was built to accommodate the extended family. Room for everyone & meticulously maintained. Professionally landscaped w/custom shed & spiral staircase to upper deck. Separate In-law

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