Frances Dares

Frances Dares

Team Leader / Realtor

(403) 910-1961

ABR, CCS, CNE

Frances has been a top-producing agent since 2006, consistently ranking in the top 10 in her office for successful sales. Her client focus and strong work ethic have led to her presentation with brokerage awards including the Maxwell Chairman’s Award, and the Re/Max Platinum Club. Frances has a strong reputation amongst both clients and colleagues as a knowledgeable, professional Realtor with unparalleled integrity. Frances excels at providing top-level real estate service and advice to each and every client, whether buying or selling their home or investment property. As a listing specialist, Frances highlights the importance of home preparation and staging, market positioning, and professional marketing for a successful top-dollar sale. With a vast accumulation of knowledge and experience in the residential markets throughout Calgary, Frances is well positioned to offer quality advice and guidance in the home selling process. Frances has extensive experience in the inner city infill market, residential single family, and luxury condo markets. As a buyer’s agent, Frances brings a wealth of experience and impeccable client service to the task of locating your new home. Frances is the perfect agent if you are relocating to Calgary, as she excels in her evaluations of locations, neighbourhood amenities, and home styles. Frances is also well positioned to offer advice and guidance on the new home purchasing and custom home building process, having seen numerous clients through this process, and also having been through it herself. Frances demonstrates a true passion for Real Estate and brings this passion to each of her listings and sales. When working with Frances, you can count on being well informed and guided through all aspects of the real estate process.

Listings

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Featured Listing
#101 636 Meredith Road NE
#101 636 Meredith Road NE RE/MAX HOUSE OF REAL ESTATE Bridgeland/Riverside Condo For Sale
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Size (AG) 631 sq/ft

$184,900
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Testimonials

Ryan & Sarah

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We used Frances to sell our condo and to purchase a home. From day one Frances was both accommodating and professional. For the sale of our condo she ensured that we had it properly staged and that her marketing materials (photos, etc) were of top quality. The condo sold very quickly, which we be...
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Cori & Linda

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Frances Dares made the otherwise stressful and intense process of selling our home seamless. Frances’ expertise and marketing skills helped us sell our home quickly and easily. Frances’ professionally and friendly demeanour makes it clear that she is truly passionate about helping people buy and sel...
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Kate and Chirag

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After having our home on the market for several months, we approached Frances Dares and Thomas Ferianec to represent us. After evaluating our home, Frances presented us an honest assessment with the positive attributes as well as the features which could lead to a longer sell time. As opposed to oth...
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Ben & Stacey

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It was a pleasure to work with Frances on the purchase of our first home. Frances took the time to listen and understand what we were looking for in a house, and as a result she was able to offer valuable insight on items we hadn’t even considered. We were incredibly impressed with Frances’ ability...
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Jessica

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I have bought and sold several properties over the past few years and often found the experience to be a lot of work. I decided to change realtors and use Frances Dares because I heard that she was familiar with the building I was trying to sell in. Frances was more than happy to help me and I was b...
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Nick

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I have been working with the Urban Upgrade Team for over 5 years now. My experiences keep getting richer. I continually refer them to others, and can honestly say that they have made a significant impact in the selling of my inventory. As a multi dwelling owner, I trust the expertise and advise give...
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David

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My previous experience with realtors was that they took your listing and put it on the MLS and waited by the phone for other realtors to call for appointments. Not so with Urban Upgrade. I was selling my family home and making a significant life change. While not in a hurry to move, I was worried th...
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Ben

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I have referred many friends, family and colleagues to the Urban Upgrade Team. They are extremely organized and helpful throughout both the buying and selling process. We just recently sold a property in four days, for more than anticipated. Their guidance was a major contributing factor to the quic...
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Christine

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When I met Frances, I was lost in the Calgary real estate market. I did not know which part of the city would be most suited for me, or what I could hope for at my price point. Frances guided me in a solid, respectful, and kind manner. So much so that I could not be more in love with my property or...
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Lisa

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We recently had an outstanding experience with Frances Dares and the Urban Upgrade team. From our first consultation through to buyer possession, Frances seamlessly navigated the nuances of our sale while attending to the needs of all parties. She is an expert in her field and given our house sold w...
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Heather & Derek

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We would highly recommend Frances Dares to all of our friends and family. She was very straight forward, friendly, and knowledgable. The entire team at Urban Upgrade did a great job marketing our home and the photos were phenomenal. Thank you Frances, for making our selling experience so wonderful.
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Lisa - Seller

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We recently had an outstanding experience with Frances Dares and the Urban Upgrade team.  From our first consultation through to buyer possession, Frances seamlessly navigated the nuances of our sale while attending to the needs of all parties.  She is an expert in her field and given our house sold...
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David - Seller

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My previous experience with realtors was that they took your listing and put it on the MLS and waited by the phone for other realtors to call for appointments. No so with Urban Upgrade. I was selling my family home and making a significant life change. While not in a hurry to move, I was worried tha...
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Nick - Seller

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I have been working with the Urban Upgrade Team for over 5 years now. My experiences keep getting richer. I continually refer them to others, and can honestly say that they have made a significant impact in the selling of my inventory. As a multi dwelling owner, I trust the expertise and advise give...
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Ben - Seller

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I have referred many friends, family and colleagues to the Urban Upgrade Team. They are extremely organized and helpful throughout both the buying and selling process. We just recently sold a property in four days, for more than anticipated. Their guidance was a major contributing factor to the quic...
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Christine - Buyer

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When I met Frances, I was lost in the Calgary real estate market. I did not know which part of the city would be most suited for me, or what I could hope for at my price point. Frances guided me in a solid, respectful, and kind manner. So much so that I could not be more in love with my property or...
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D. Campbell

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We've had the pleasure to work with Frances a couple of times now for our real estate transactions and she never disappoints. Her knowledge of the Calgary real estate market is top notch. She takes the time to understand our needs and as a result, she is adaptable and offers very helpful advice. She...
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Michelle D.

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I've had the pleasure to work with Frances and her team through all my sales. She is an incredible agent to work with; she's patient, knowledge and efficient. You will be well supported through the entire process either buying or selling and know she has your best interest in mind. They have beautif...
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Brian M.

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Frances Dares came highly recommended as a very professional and detail oriented agent and she did not disappoint. We spent over an hour reviewing my requirements to allow her and her team to create search parameters which generated excellent listings. When we met onsite, she had researched...
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