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It makes good financial sense for first time buyers to consider a town home as the first home they own. As average home prices in Ontario increase the percentage of first time home buyers who financially qualify to purchase a detached home in good livable condition decreases leaving townhouses an...
Suddenly it feels like spring. The snow is gone, the days are longer. I'm sure I'll see that first Robin before the week is out. This morning I saw some lady bugs crawling along the railing of the back deck. The following story was one I wrote last year for Food & Home Magazine that I thought ab...
 I think the Barrie vs. Toronto theme in my last post carries over into this one. I just came in from running around every corner of Barrie this afternoon and what I notice is not only are the roads just a little bit busier in town on the weekend, the driving style tends to be a little more aggre...
Barrie, a city of just over 125000 people situated around a clean swim-able bay just under 60 minutes north of Toronto and within 20 minutes of dozens of golf courses, ski hills and parks has long been a popular lifestyle alternative for Toronto residents who wish to escape the smog, crime and co...
Realtors are well aware over 70% of home buyers begin their efforts to find a home on the Internet. That number continues to grow. The number of Realtors with a presence on the web is even higher leaving home hunters plenty to browse  and sift in their efforts to find the most up to date listing ...
  Spring is within striking distance. The barbeques, deck chairs, hot tubs and pools will soon be calling to us, enticing us out from Canadian winter hibernation mode and into our sandals and shorts once again.     Much of our outdoor activities around the house these past few months have consist...
  One reflection of our place in life is the home we live in. One of the more incredible homes I have been in was multi-billionaire Conrad Black's mansion  in Toronto's Bridle Path. In my contracting days I helped build an addition to these decadent digs that included an indoor plaster & marble d...
More and more experts point to the Barrie area as being a region of Canada most likely to see a prosperous future ahead of it. Here are some stories I read this week in the news that support this prediction.:: Ontario is best place to investRakshande Italia, National PostPublished: Wednesday, Mar...
From the "I wonder how they do that" files. This one day makeover has been condensed down to sixty seconds and shows how with the right people, a deadline and a certain amount of determination you can make changes to just one room that will bring literally thousands of people through the doors.  ...
The Inter-Governmental Action Plan (IGAP) is a think tank formed in 2004 and made up of municipal and regional representatives from within Simcoe County along with representatives from the Province.It was set up to study and develop a growth/action plan for the area that will best accomodate the...

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