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Our Real Estate Blog

Our Real Estate Blog

Welcome to our real estate blog – browse and read our blogs to get news, advice and practical tips on buying and selling real estate throughout the Orangeville, Shelburne, Caledon and surrounding areas.

If there is a particular topic that you cannot find our web site that would interest you, email or call us today, we would be more than happy to make it part of your real estate blog.

When To Get In Touch With Your Realtor®

Sheila explains when you to get in touch with your realtor.

Drive-In Summer Concert Series

Orangeville and many community partners have come together to present Drive-In Summer Concert Series. Great entertainment line-up and tickets are $25.00 per car.

How to Make a Home More Accessible

Brenda’s blog explains some changes that can be made to help make a home more accessible and help keep loved ones in their homes longer.

Market Statistics – July 2020

Here are your market statistics for July 2020! Both Orangeville and Dufferin saw a decrease in the number of active listings but an increase in the number of sales and sale price over the same time last year.

Living in the Country – What You Need to Know

Living in the country is something we have all dreamed about. Cheryl explains what to consider before moving to the country.

Offers – Holding, Bully and Pre-emptive Offers…. What’s It All Mean???

Sheila explains the difference between holding, pre-emptive and bully offers and how you may encounter them in today’s market.

What Are Some Benefits of Using a Professional Realtor?

Are you looking to buy a home? Brenda’s article explains the benefits of using a professional Realtor when it comes to purchasing a home.

Summer Tip – Give Your Deck a Thorough Check

Check your deck for any loose boards and hammer any nails that are poking up. If you find any rotting boards, replace them. Reseal your deck if needed.  Test by pouring a little water on the deck.  If the water beads into little puddles, you’re good.  If not, it’s time to reseal.

How has Real Estate Adapted During the Pandemic?

How has real estate adapted during the pandemic? Cheryl’s blog provides some insight on the new protocols put in place to help protect buyers and sellers.

Working From Home – Love It or Loathe It?

When the pandemic started, many restrictions were implemented. Although some of us have returned to our workplace, some have not.
Sheila provides tips on how to set yourself up for success while working from home.

Market Statistics – June 2020

June 2020 Market Statistics are in! Both Orangeville and Dufferin saw a decrease in active listings in June compared to the same time last year. However, Orangeville saw an increase in the number of sales where Dufferin saw a decrease.

Summer Tip – Protect Your Home from Unwanted Guests

Check around the exterior of your home for any holes that can allow unwanted guests in.  Any holes that are greater than a quarter inch wide, make sure to cover them. Trim tree branches that are close to the roof of your home.  Tree branches should be at least 8 feet away from the roof line.  Tree branches are the …