PHOTOS: The cheapest -- and most expensive -- homes sold in Hamilton in August


Home sales across the Hamilton-Burlington area experienced an impressive 13 per cent increase from last year, according to the latest report from the Realtors Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB).

The average price in the RAHB area -- which includes Hamilton, Burlington, Haldimand, and Nigagra North -- was up 16 per cent, reaching $694,690.

With COVID-19 measures easing over the recent months, buyers and sellers are beginning to jump back into the real estate market.

"Due to COVID-19 the trends for the year are not what we would normally experience, said RAHB President Kathy Della-Nebbia.

"Over the spring, we saw lower than normal activity, but a balance between supply and demand. Into the summer months, we saw an increase in activity where we would normally see a decrease."

The pent-up demand from the spring months was reflected in both the number of sales and the increase in the average sold price.

Within Hamilton, the total number of homes sold was 865, up 20 per cent from last August.

So, here are the most expensive and most affordable homes sold in Hamilton last month.

Most Affordable

55 East Bend Avenue N

This two-storey home in central Hamilton was listed for $389,900 and sold for $385,000. This fully renovated three-bedroom home is located one of the city's most desirable neighbourhoods and boasts a new bathroom and kitchen.

133 Gracehill Crescent

This lovely property in Flamborough was listed for $464,900 and sold for $450,000.This two-bedroom, two-bath bungalow features a bright open living room, kitchen and dining area. It's situated on a large, beautifully landscaped property.

36 - 310 Fall Fair Way

This Binbrook townhome was listed for $475,000 and sold for $470,000. This red brick two-bed, 1.5 bath home boasts hardwood flooring, granite countertops and a custom-built stone wall with built-in fireplace and is just steps from shopping, schools and green space.

5226 Dickenson Road E

This rural home in Glanbrook was listed for $484,900 and sold for $484,900. This home is situated on a large lot with plenty of greenery and space to roam. The home features big, bright main floor kitchen, dining and living rooms and is minutes from the conveniences the city offers.

2 Lydia Street

This East Hamilton home was listed for $549,000 and sold for $495,000. This home has the distinction of being located in one of the city's prettiest neighbourhoods. It features four bedrooms, two bathrooms and plenty of charm.

Most Expensive

25 Leslie Dr.

This Stoney Creek home was listed for $2,099,900 and sold for $1,800,000. This absolutely breathtaking home is perched on the escarpment with views of the city and lake. It boasts a gourmet kitchen, marble and hardwood floors throughout, grand entrance, massive master suite and backyard oasis with breathtaking views and pool.

315 Mapledene Dr

This Ancaster property was listed for $2,199,000 and sold for $2,100,000. This custom-built home is filled to the brim with luxury updates and design and it's all situated on a beautiful lot with plenty of greenery in one of the city's most desirable neighbourhoods. It features five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.

10 Parker Ave.

This stunning Ancaster custom build was listed for $2,249,000 and sold for $2,130,000. This four-bed, three-bath estate oozes style and luxury with endless high-end finishes and breathtaking design. The award-winning backyard oasis is an entertainer's dream with an outdoor kitchen and huge pool with water feature.

1044 Garden Lane

This massive property in Flamborough was listed for $2,475,000 and sold for $2,350,000.This five-bed, three-bath custom-built home features high ceilings, bright, open concept design with unique architectural touches throughout and is situated on more than 80 acres on a quiet rural road.

1580 Centre Rd

This Flamborough property was listed for $2,650,000 and sold for $2,495,000. This four-bed, three-bath home's design is as bright and airy as its rural setting. It features a ton of upgrades, a stunning backyard oasis with a huge pool and professional landscaping.

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