Peggy Hill Barrie Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Experience Realty, Brokerage
In my blog you will find the latest information on Barrie Real Estate, as well as tips and advice for home buyers and home sellers. I will post about anything from the Barrie Real Estate market to staging your home to design trends and everything in between!
On March 30th some changes to the mortgage application process that may affect you came into play. The change regards the placeholder amount for heating costs on your mortgage application and will affect how lenders calculate your debt servicing ratios – i.e. how much money you have to spend on a...
We have all been guilty of attempting to make major life changes  to our diet, our exercise regime or by joining a new gym or club, just to see your efforts go to waste. But experts say that the best way to make positive changes in your life is to start small and build from there! Starting with s...
One of the things that we look forward to in the holiday season is the beauty of homeowner’s holiday lights as you drive through the streets and subdivisions of Barrie and the surrounding areas! They add that little extra bit of sparkle that really makes the holidays feel magical! Hanging your ho...
Carbon monoxide is a colourless, odorless and tasteless gas that is toxic to humans in concentrations higher than 35 ppm (parts per billion). A new law came into effect in Ontario last week making carbon monoxide detectors mandatory in all Ontario homes. Before we dive into the details, let’s get...
Everyone in Simcoe County was shocked when the Tornado warning on Tuesday night resulted in a tornado touching down in Angus in Essa Township. The EF2 Tornado touched down in Angus around 5 pm on Tuesday night. Approximately 100 homes were damaged as the twister touched down behind Nottawasaga Pi...
The garage sale, a great way to get rid of some clutter and make some money doing it! Many people look forward to garage sale season because it’s a chance to buy some great pieces at even better prices – a win-win for everyone! If you’re planning on holding a garage sale to clear out some space i...
The Spring market, along with the Spring weather, was later arriving both nationally and in Barrie and district this year. In a release yesterday by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), it was reported that nationally home sales are down 0.3% from last year; Home sales in Barrie are down...
A good time was had by all at Barrie’s Bowlerama on Bayfield Street yesterday, as REALTORS® from all over Barrie crowded the bowling lanes in support of Bowl for Kids Sake. The Peggy Hill Team laced up for the cause, which is an annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and Distri...
As we approach the half-way point in March we are still seeing a Seller’s Market here in Barrie. But what exactly is a Seller’s Market? In a Seller’s Market, home sellers are seen as having an advantage in the real estate market because the number of buyers looking for a home is greater than the ...
Last Friday the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (CMHC), announced that it will raise mortgage insurance premiums starting on May 1st of this year. The increase in premiums is expected to raise up to $175 million for the CMHC and help to mitigate risk to taxpayers. “The higher premiums...

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