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Barrie Real Estate Market Report – First Quarter 2014

Barrie Real Estate Market Report - First Quarter 2014

Here is a summary of Barrie’s residential real estate market for the first quarter of 2014. Within the City of Barrie sales activity was down 17 per cent in January 2014 compare to January 2013, down 11 per cent in February 2014 compare to February 2013, up

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Barrie Real Estate Market – March 2014

Barrie Real Estate Market - March 2014

Overall Canada’s Residential Real Estate Market According to CBC News, improving weather is sparking a spring pickup in Canada’s residential real estate market. The latest House Price Survey, released Tuesday, April 8, found that most regions showed healthy year-over-year price growth, with the average price of a

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Tips for choosing the right painting for your home

Tips for choosing the right painting for your home

Art is often what immediately draws the eye — the element that makes an impact at first glance. The blank slate of freshly painted walls allows you to create a personal and unique living area. Painting is one of the most popular options for wall decoration. One

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Barrie Real Estate Market Update – February 2014

Barrie Real Estate Market Update - February 2014

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, a seasonally adjusted 36,658 homes sold in January. This is up 2.7% from last year but down 3.3% from December. Both home sales and prices remain above levels seen last January. Severe weather likely played some role in the month-to-month

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Barrie Real Estate Market Update – January 2014

Barrie Real Estate Market Update - January 2014

According to The Globe and Mail, the pace of housing starts slowed in January compared with December, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said.         Summary of Barrie & District Real Estate Market Home Sales Activity 194 homes Average Price of $317,546 Summary of Barrie

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Interior Design Trends 2014

Interior Design Trends 2014

“Canadians are investing in home improvement like never before”, according to an Ipsos-Reid survey, two-thirds of homeowners intent to undertake renovations in 2013. Homeowners tent to embark on renovation projects to meet their needs, improve their quality of life or simply pamper themselves with a little luxury

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Tips for preventing water damage caused by melting snow

Tips for preventing water damage caused by melting snow

This year has already produced several major snow events. These big snowfalls are inconvenient and even dangerous, but melting snow can be equally troublesome. Rapid snow melt can produce torrents of water that may seep into the basement or leak through the roof. With a quick thaw

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Maintain your driveway in the Winter : know the 5 common chemical de-icers

Maintain your driveway in the Winter : know the 5 common chemical de-icers

The best deicer is the non-chemical backbreaking solution… the snow shovel. However, proper use of a chemical deicer can ease your battle with snow and ice. All de-icing products have an effect on plant life, whether you see it right away or not, but some types are

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Barrie Real Estate Market Update – October 2013

Barrie Real Estate Market Update - October 2013

According to The Globe and Mail, the Canadian housing market continued to be strong in October. The number of home sales increased modestly in Canada and the average Canadian home price increased as inventory tightened in most markets.        Summary of Barrie Real Estate Market

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9 Kitchen Countertop Choices

9 Kitchen Countertop Choices

Kitchen is the hub of the home. Renovating your kitchen will add ease to your lifestyle and value to your home. If your kitchen needs a lift but you’re not up for an all-out renovation, consider a countertop makeover. Countertops are a central part of the look.

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