What You Should Know about the Fall Real Estate Market

By: Jean Boynton

What You Should Know about the Fall Real Estate Market

Tags: fall buyer,seasonal effects

As Canadians prepare for the busy fall real estate market ahead, the decision on whether to buy or sell a home this year will be mired in more than the typical uncertainties that come with a transaction of this magnitude. Housing affordability, interest rates and the mortgage stress test were big newsmakers in 2018 and 2019, and will continue to make headlines for at least another six weeks, with ...Read More

Painting your front door a fun, bold color can add to your home’s curb appeal

By: Jean Boynton

Painting your front door a fun, bold color can add to your home’s curb appeal

Tags: first impression, personality, color, influence

Your front door color shouldn’t be an afterthought. After all, it’s the first thing people see when they walk into your home. It should serve as a welcoming beacon to greet guests. You can paint your front door anything you’d like, but a few tips will help your door stand out or blend in, suit a design style or bend the rules, depending on your vision. And if you live i...Read More

4 Things to Consider & Look For When Viewing a Home or Open House

By: Jean Boynton

4 Things to Consider & Look For When Viewing a Home or Open House

Tags: take a good look,ask questions, needs and wants

Whether you are a first-time home-buyer or a current homeowner looking to downsize, more than likely you will be viewing houses or attending open houses while searching for the perfect home. Regardless of how experienced you are with home buying and home owning, there are always things that are missed when going through the house hunting and home buying process. We reached out to our RE/MAX Influe...Read More

Property Ownership 101:Joint Ownership

By: Jean Boynton

Property Ownership 101:Joint Ownership

Tags: joint tenants,tenants in common, potential obstacles, understand ownership

As you close in on the purchase of your new home, a discussion of ownership is typically had when transferring the property title to your possession. There are many legal intricacies that all property owners should know when owning a property; even more so with regards to joint ownership. Joint ownership allows a property’s title to be held by two or more people. Whoever holds the title for...Read More

Home Security Do's and Don'ts

By: Jean Boynton

Home Security Do's and Don'ts

Tags: secure,safe, lock it down

Whenever you leave your home — whether it’s for a fall vacation, the school run, or a just a long day at Costco — you want everything to be in its place when you get back. Protect yourself from theft with these do’s and don’ts of home security. DO: Lock It Down Sure, it’s home-security common sense to have locks on all exterior doors, but have you thought a...Read More

Monthly update

By: Jean Boynton

Monthly update

Tags: statistics,sales,listings,

Celebrate the gorgeous month of May! The sun is becoming warmer slowly, the birds are chirping, grass is greener, a few buds are appearing on the trees, the flowers are beginning to bloom; and the thoughts of planting our gardens is growing closer to reality. We have remained busy at our office despite local statistics. You may have already received our invitation to promote our new webiste and al...Read More

Are you thinking of buying a recreational property? Read this before you jump in.

By: Jean Boynton

Are you thinking of buying a recreational property? Read this before you jump in.

Tags: cottage,recreation,waterfront,lakes,affordable,lake eugenia,mccullough lake, irish lake ,williams lake

  Enjoying access to a recreational property is quite possibly the ultimate Canadian dream.  If you’re among them, you’ve got some work to do before you can play. As is the case with all real estate, a great recreational property starts with location. More than two-thirds of Canadians who currently own a cottage, or are considering buying one, are willing to ...Read More

Technology Helps Sell Your Home

By: Boynton Team

Technology Helps Sell Your Home

Tags: SECURITY,SELLERS,SMARTPHONE,REAL TIME

Recently, more advanced technology has streamlined the process to make accessing a home for sale easier. The technology behind electronic lock boxes makes their use not only efficient, but very safe for the homeowner. The only people that have the ability to open a lock box are real estate agents or associated professionals (inspector, appraisers). SentriLock’s lock box requires either a us...Read More

Saddle Up for Success!

By: Boynton Team

Saddle Up for Success!

Tags: THERAPEUTIC RIDING,GREY HIGHLANDS SECONDARY SCHOOL,BLUEWATER DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD, SADDLE UP, HORSES,HOPE HAVEN

Grey Highlands Secondary School students are participating this year in the Saddle Up For Success program as part of a partnership between the school and Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre in Markdale. This is a research-based school program established to help students develop self-confidence and stronger self-regulation and coping skills to better deal with feelings such as anxiety, fear, and ...Read More

Do you want to surprise your sweetheart with a special Valentine’s Day?

By: Boynton Team

Do you want to surprise your sweetheart with a special Valentine’s Day?

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Why not enjoy an awesome culinary experience at a gem of a restaurant in Lake Eugenia at The Flying Chestnut Kitchen surrounded by a romantic atmosphere and wonderful staff or if fine dining is not your groove well then drop into Fire & Ice, Markdale at the old Fire hall building tastefully renovated to a relaxed diner & café for a beverage perhaps an appetizer while watching the b...Read More