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Real Estate Agent - Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage - RECO Reg# 4325734
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Looking to buy a home in South Simcoe?  I recommend using a good Home Inspector.  Contact me for a referral to good local Home Inspectors.  Chrissy Doremus, of US Home Inspect shared this information any buyer should consider...Often when we buy a home, we can fairly easily ascertain when the hom...
09/19/2013
I have seen many an isulated vent through the attic surrounded by insulation.  Reading Jay Markanich's blog on the subject was very informative.  I, like Jay, share a disdain for "Building Codes"... too often they become the standard, rather than the minimum... I much prefer building to "BEST PRA...
09/19/2013
My good friend Jay Markanich shared this great comparison of "Gas or Electric", which is cheaper.  If you are considering upgrading a stove, dryer, water heater, consider reading this before you make your choice. As a home inspector I get the question all the time about appliances - we'll be look...
09/19/2013
Randy Greenman, owner/operator of Wray's Guardian Pharmacy (33 Victoria Street West) shared this video (converted from 8mm) of a drive down Victoria Street in Alliston circa 1989.  This predates my first visit to the town, in the early to mid-nineties to play in a Dart Tournament held at the Legi...
01/03/2013
 This is an absolutely heartwarming video that went viral in April of 2012.  There is so much "bad" news everywhere, videos like this are good for our souls.  It's the story of a boy, and his dream, and it becoming reality with the help of many people.  The exposure from the video has netted Cain...
12/21/2012
This is a "dangerous" time of year (for me) to start a Challenge to lose weight, but then, when I thought about it, it might be the best time...As some of you might know, My first 90 Day Challenge was to lose 45 pounds.  Ultimately, I fell short, I lost 42 pounds, 3 pounds less than my goal.Its b...
12/20/2012
You still have time to give the gift of a Message from Santa to someone you love, whether young or old, whether naughty or nice.Follow the very simple instructions, add a couple of pictures online and Santa will send a personalized message to them.  In all, it probably took less than five minutes...
12/20/2012
Circle Theatre, in Alliston, has re-opened and the reviews have been great!The new digital projector has allowed Circle Theatre to first run movies and, combined with modest admittance fees, has resulted in line-ups on Fridays and Saturdays!On December 23rd, the Circle Theatre is playing The Grin...
12/19/2012
Event: Breakfast with SantaDate: Saturday December 22nd,Place: Christ Church - St. Jude's        7330 9th Line, IvyCost: $5.00 per personTo Register:  Call 705.424.0507 (or for more information)Before he departs on his long and taxing journey delivering presents to boys and girls around the world...
12/18/2012
Knox Presbyterian Church, located at 160 King Street in Alliston is doing it again!They are offering a free Christmas Dinner on Tuesday December 25th, between noon and 2:00 p.m.Church members will be serving Turkey, Stuffing, Potatoes, Gravy, Turnips and Vegetables.  Refreshments will also be ava...
12/17/2012
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