Author Archives: Stella Froese

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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Hand holding a small wooden house with wooden cutouts of people on either side

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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Pruning before you sell

Enhancing Your Home’s Outdoor Appeal

  Enhancing Your Home’s Outdoor Appeal When we start thinking about selling a house, we tend to concentrate on all the preparations we’ll have to make inside. However, your home’s exterior serves a critical role in your sale: as the … Continue reading

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Clues for Homebuyers

Signs of Trouble? 5 Clues for Homebuyers

Signs of Trouble? 5 Clues for Homebuyers Despite the fact that buying a house is often the biggest purchase any of us will make in our lifetime, the decision to put in an offer is usually made quickly and largely … Continue reading

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Image of ComFree ad at behind home plate at the Jays game

ComFree at the Blue Jays Game

A Big Win for ComFree at the Jays Game! If you caught last night’s Blue Jay’s game like thousands of other Canadians, you’ll have noticed that ComFree was proudly on display in the ad behind home plate! While it wasn’t … Continue reading

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