Tag Archives: Hamilton

Your Dream Home: The Benefits of Building Over Buying

Many people have dreamed of building a custom home at one point or another. However, few people who are looking through homes on Realtor.com realize that building their own home is within their reach, and a lot less frustrating. There are many benefits to building over buying. The Benefits of Building over Buying You might […]

Value-Add Upgrades from DeSozio Homes

Whether you buy a new Harmony on Twenty home from DeSozio Homes, you’ll want to maximize your investment – and enjoyment of your new home – by adding a few smart upgrades while it’s being built. For example, things like: Hardwood & tile throughout main floor. Oak staircase. Space-saving pot drawers in the kitchen. Modern […]

Live in Hamilton? Work in Toronto? Getting There is Easy.

Commute to work from your Desozio Homes community to Toronto on a daily basis? Here are some hair-raising, blood-boiling numbers: According to a story by the Hamilton Spectator: 33% of Hamilton homeowners and overall residents commute to jobs outside of the city. Hamilton has the sixth-longest commute time in all of Canada (29 minutes per […]

Big Lot Sizes in the Big City

Due to things like great employment opportunities, incredible access to nature, and competitive new home prices, Hamilton is in the midst of a population boom. While that’s good for the city, it also means more and more intensification is taking place. And what usually gets sacrificed to accommodate urban growth? Correct: Lot sizes (especially backyards). […]

Hamilton. Canada’s Green City

Thinking of moving to Hamilton? For years (actually, over a century), Hamilton’s reputation was nothing more than steel mills and factories. And while that was true, it’s no longer the case in 2017. When it comes to employment, manufacturing has been taken over by industries like: Health care Technology Entertainment Education As for Hamilton’s environment, […]

Getting Around Hamilton is So Easy

For newcomers or visitors to any unfamiliar city, driving through its streets can be tricky. When it comes to transportation in Hamilton, there are two myths which seem to perpetuate themselves for non-residents. And they are: Getting up and down Hamilton Mountain is a pain Navigating all the one-way streets downtown is almost impossible The […]

New Home Décor Trends for 2017

Firstly, everyone here at DeSozio Homes would like to wish you a very Happy New Year. And if one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to redecorate your current home (or better yet, move into a brand new Harmony on Twenty house), you’ll want to incorporate these hot 2017 trends. The high-tech bathroom In years […]

Great Hamilton Events to Check Out this Summer

We love summer in Hamilton at DeSozio Homes. And you will too when you check out these great festivals taking place throughout the city. Hamilton Fringe Festival When: July 14 – July 24 Where: Downtown Hamilton Musicals. Dance troupes. Comedies & dramas. Downtown turns into centre stage as dozens of theater companies entertain passersby. Hamilton […]

First-Time Home Buyer? Avoid These Mistakes

Getting ready to purchase a home for the first time? Make sure you avoid these costly and annoying mistakes. 1. Always know your credit score You’ve got loans, accounts, bills, credit cards and more. And you do your best to pay them on time. A credit rating is a full record of your credit history […]