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5 Simple Tips to Add Value to Your Home!

August 7th, 2018

Whether you are thinking of selling your home or just looking to add to the value, these simple tips can come in handy. The simple upgrades won’t cost you tons of money, but they can help in small ways to increase the value of your home without breaking your bank!

1. Keep A Clean Front Yard

Ensure your home offers lots of curb appeal by removing weeds, maintaining your garden and even addin ...

Fun Events Happening This Long Weekend

August 3rd, 2018

Fun Events Happening This Long Weekend!

We are almost at the second long weekend of the summer! If you are excited as we are and you are looking for fun events to get out and enjoy this long weekend, look no further! We have put together a list of awesome events happening this weekend:

1. Kempenfest

Kempenfest will be starting August 3rd and running until Monday August 6th. Located on Lakesh ...

Canada Day Events Happening In Simcoe County!

June 28th, 2018

Looking for something to do this Canada Day? Check out some awesome events happening this weekend for Canada Day!

1. Collingwood Festival for Canada, June 30 - July 1

Head over to Collingwood to enjoy music, food, fun, fireworks and more! Enjoy a full line-up of activities for the entire family including strolling entertainment, live music and on-the-water events. Located Downtown Collingwood ...

Awesome Trails to Explore in Simcoe County

June 8th, 2018

1. Grants Woods Trail
- Located just outside of Orillia on Division Rd West, this awesome trail has a total length of 1.9km. There are tons of great points of interest along the trail, with creeks flowing throughout the woods. The trail has a difficulty level of easy and parking is free.


2. Scout Valley Trail - This trail features three loop trails that are located on the Scout Valley property ...

5 Fun Events Happening This Long Weekend

May 18th, 2018

We have put together a list of fun events happening in Simcoe County to get out and enjoy this long weekend. Be sure to comment below and let us know which events you will be heading to!

1. Plant, Rummage & Bake Sale - When: Saturday May 19

The Christ Anglican Church in Waubaushene will be holding their annual spring sale of plants, gently used treasures and home baking. The event is free a ...

5 Fun Things to Do For Mother's Day in Simcoe County

May 11th, 2018

We have put together some events to take Mom to this coming weekend, in Simcoe County. Head out for some local fun, and enjoy the sunshine!

1. Collingwood Mothers Day Market - Sunday May 13

Head over to Collingwood for a fun afternoon at Side Launch Brewing Company. They will be holding a event for mothers, featuring food sampling, live outdoor music, giveaways and last but not least craft beer ...

6 Must See Kitchen Trends For 2018

April 13th, 2018

Who doesn’t love to look at beautiful kitchens? We definitely do and we can’t get enough! Check out our favourite, must see kitchen design trends for 2018:

Bold Colours

One of our favourite trends this year has been bold colours! Whether it is through cabinets, charis or small design features, we have been loving the pop of colour. This can be a super easy to do by adding small pops of co ...

Fun Things To Do In Simcoe County For This Easter Weekend!

March 29th, 2018

This coming weekend is Easter weekend and if you’re busy (like most people) it can be hard to plan things to do for you and your family. We have put together a list of fun things that you and your family can get out and enjoy this weekend!

1. Chappell Farms Spring Festival - Enjoy a fun day out with the family at Chappell Farms! There will be a candy hunt, baby animals, free face painting and ...

Give Your Home The “WOW” Factor With This Removable Wallpaper

March 27th, 2018

Now that it is officially Spring, it's a great time to get started on any DIY projects you may have! Or start thinking about project ideas that you want to tackle this summer. One great way you can add some colour to your home or spruce up your space is removable wallpaper! 

Chasing Paper offers beautiful wallpaper designs that are affordable! The wallpaper is completely removable so you can ...

Market Update: January 2018

February 23rd, 2018

Here is what happened in the Barrie & surronding area Real Estate Market for January 2018:

Residential property sales recorded through the Barrie & District Association of REALTORS® Inc. (BDAR) region numbered 210 units in January 2018, down 18.9% from a very strong month of January in 2017.

Within the City of Barrie, sales activity was down 17.7% on a year-over-year basis in January 2018. T ...

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