Our city's celebrity neighbour, Toronto, can keep their nick name 'The Big Smoke'. I crown Hamilton with the handle, 'The Big Brick', a moniker worthy of their surviving stock of grand character homes.
|Photo courtesy of Tom Vogel, www.vogel-creative.com|
“The value of these high-end properties is outstanding in comparison to Toronto where the market could fetch double to triple the sale price,” says local real estate Broker Colette Cooper.
CMHC senior market analyst Abdul Kargbo recently said, “The price gap between the neighbouring markets is attracting first-time buyers from the GTA who are looking for cheaper single-detached homes…Hamilton is the No. 1 spot attracting those people."
As a result, being nimble and being quick are essential to securing a hot property these days. You never know when they are going to pop-up, and when they do you can almost guarantee you are not the only one with your eyes on it.
The below properties were of particular interest and for obvious, jaw dropping reasons. Some are still available for purchase, but most were drooled over and devoured by a growing fan base of home lovers with an appetite for Hamilton’s rich and historic decadence. Enjoy!
CLICK HERE TO VIEW 10 of HAMILTON'S MOST AWESOME HISTORIC HOMES (SOME CURRENTLY LISTED FOR SALE)!
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