Author Archives: The ComFree Team

Preparing to buy

What to consider before you buy a home

What to consider before you buy a home When we start thinking about buying a new home, the checklist of things to consider often starts out with the obvious: is the house attractive, does it have enough bedrooms, is it … Continue reading

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Hamilton Proud: Behind the Scenes at Tim Hortons Field

Hamilton Proud: Behind the Scenes at Tim Hortons Field Our House- Episode 1 Join Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ Equipment Manager, Drew Strohschein, as he tours the equipment room in the first episode of ‘Our House’ presented by ComFree. As the Official Real Estate … Continue reading

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Letting go of emotional attachments when it's time to sell your home

Letting Go of Emotional Attachments When it’s Time to Sell

Letting Go of Emotional Attachments When it’s Time to Sell As home sellers, we tend to spend a lot of time preparing for the practical aspects of the sale, like choosing a brokerage, understanding the market, and learning how to … Continue reading

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First-time home buyers

Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer

Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer When venturing into the world of home ownership, first-time buyers often find themselves having to make important, fast decisions in what feels like a surreal situation — after all, it might have only been … Continue reading

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tips to stage your home

Practical Tips for Staging Your Home

Practical Tips for Staging Your Home In the era of Pinterest, home decor TV shows, and big-box interior design stores, home staging has become either a passion or a point of anxiety for many sellers. While staging can certainly increase … Continue reading

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Improve energy efficiency

Energy-Saving Improvements to Boost Salability

Energy-Saving Improvements to Boost Salability For the majority of Canadians selling average homes, it can be difficult to highlight the reasons why yours is the best choice among similar homes on the market. If you’re intent on increasing your home’s value and … Continue reading

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houses that aren't selling

Slow Sale? Three Considerations for Houses that Aren’t Selling

Slow Sale? Three Considerations for Houses that Aren’t Selling Every once in a while, a house goes up for sale in a fairly active market, and for some reason, it just sits there. The weeks tick past, the other houses … Continue reading

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Hamilton Proud: ComFree Joins Forces with the Tiger-Cats

  Hamilton Proud: ComFree Joins Forces with the Tiger-Cats Our signs are green and white, but this CFL season, ComFree is cheering for black and gold! As a national company with operations in Hamilton, Ontario, ComFree has a deep attachment to … Continue reading

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Quick Fixes for the Home that’s a Fixer-Upper

Quick Fixes for the Home that’s a Fixer-Upper For most Canadians, buying a new house doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve purchased the manifestation of your dream home – it usually takes some time, patience, and a bit of elbow grease to … Continue reading

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What are buyer’s, seller’s, and balanced markets?

What are buyer’s, seller’s, and balanced markets? In the world of real estate, the usual pattern is that when spring temperatures start to climb, buyers and sellers start pushing the real estate market into high gear. Around this time, we start … Continue reading

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