By: Jean Boynton

You can see a lot of things by just observing!

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One of the great baseball players back in my day, Yogi Berra, was credited with sayings called “malapropisms”. He had many famous quotes that included, “It ain’t over till it’s over” or “90 per cent of this game is mental, the other half is playing.” Once when talking about a restaurant he said, “Nobody goes there anymore, it’s too crowd...Read More

By: Jean Boynton

Dreaming of Homeownership…

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  Canada’s new mortgage rules: Will they affect affordability?   In late 2016, Canada’s new mortgage rules – aimed at promoting responsible home ownership – were introduced by the federal government. Although the changes included measures geared toward curbing foreign real estate speculation and others specific to low loan-to-value mortgages, let’s focu...Read More

By: Jean Boynton

Take the Pain out of Painting

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 This is my new favourite app. If you love design as much as I do you are going to want to add this app to your phone. Take a picture of any room, building or landscape and match the colours to the paint codes for Sherwin-Williams paint, which by the way is a fabulous paint. You can take a look at a furnished room and see what it’s going to look like before you paint. Introducing the n...Read More

By: Jean Boynton

Markdale has been a hub for central Grey County for many decades

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During 2016 in the Village of Markdale 41 homes were sold. Average list price was $210,439 Average selling price was $203,347 First six months average days on market 113, last six months average days on market 70 A price increase of 12.1% was recorded in the second half of 2016 above the overall selling average for the year. ...Read More

By: Jean Boynton

Year at a glance for Dundalk 2016

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What took place in the Real Estate market in 2016 in Dundalk During 2016 in the Village of Dundalk 78 homes were listed and 54 were sold. Information generated from RAGBOS and Toronto Real Estate Board Average list price was $281,108 Average selling price was $240,980 December has experienced a shortage of homes on the market that has now created an excellent time to list and sell in order t...Read More

By: Jean Boynton

Flesherton at a glance…

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What took place in the Real Estate market in 2016 in FLESHERTON During 2016 in the Village of Flesherton and 18 homes were sold. Average list price was $246,505 Average selling price was $238,750 First six months average days on market 52, last six months average days on market 59 December has experienced a shortage of homes on the market that has now created an excellent time to list and sel...Read More

By: Jean Boynton

Good News for First Time Home Buyers!

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First-time home buyers are now eligible to get $4,000 off the Canadian dream and we need your help to help spread the word.  New Ontario LTT Rebate  Effective January 1st, 2017, Ontario has doubled the land transfer tax rebate for first-time home buyers from $2,000 to $4,000. That means that a first-time home buyer will pay NO provincial tax on homes sold for $368,000 or less.  O...Read More