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Shannon Balm

With her background in renovation and passion for design, Shannon is in the perfect role as our Design & Care Manager.

Shannon not only manages the entire preparation of your home for sale, but helps you renovate and decorate your next home.

She lives and breathes renovation and design – she and her husband (who is in custom home construction) continue to tackle project after project.

To contact Shannon …

direct: 416.728.0838     shannon@markrichards.ca

Check out our Gallery of Homes and you’ll see why clients are so happy to have her help.

Click here to learn more about our Design Services for Sellers & Buyers…

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