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Please visit our Open House at 174 Couchs RD in North Kawartha.
Open House on Saturday, July 2, 2022 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A 'One-Of-A-Kind Opportunity To Own This Spectacular 4 Seasons Home/Cottage Located On Beautiful Chandos Lake! This Log-Sided Stunner Offers Exceptional Lake Views From All Primary Rooms. Enjoy The Sunsets From Your Glassed-In Kawartha Room And Entertain On Your Grand Covered Deck Overlooking The Lake And Inground Salt Water Pool Perfect For Bbqs And Gatherings. The Oversized Double Car Garage Offers Direct Access Interior Features Include An Updated Kitchen, Main Floor Laundry, And Shed-Style Vaulted Ceiling In The Family Room With A Remarkable Floor-To-Ceiling Fireplace. The Primary Bedroom Boasts A 5-Piece Ensuite, Ample Closet Space With Built-Ins, And A Walk-Out To Your Private Balcony Overlooking The Lake. Light-Filled Lower Level With 2 Bedrooms, A Full Bathroom, A Workshop & Multiple Walk-Outs To The Pool & Hot Tub Area With Impressive Lake Views!
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I have listed a new property at 174 Couchs RD in Apsley.
A 'One-Of-A-Kind Opportunity To Own This Spectacular 4 Seasons Home/Cottage Located On Beautiful Chandos Lake! This Log-Sided Stunner Offers Exceptional Lake Views From All Primary Rooms. Enjoy The Sunsets From Your Glassed-In Kawartha Room And Entertain On Your Grand Covered Deck Overlooking The Lake and Inground Salt Water Pool is Perfect For Bbqs And Gatherings. The Oversized Double Car Garage Offers Direct Access Interior Features Include An Updated Kitchen, Main Floor Laundry, And Shed-Style Vaulted Ceiling In The Family Room With A Remarkable Floor-To-Ceiling Fireplace. The Primary Bedroom Boasts A 5-Piece Ensuite, Ample Closet Space With Built-Ins, And A Walk-Out To Your Private Balcony Overlooking The Lake. Light-Filled Lower Level With 2 Bedrooms, A Full Bathroom, A Workshop & Multiple Walk-Outs To The Pool & Hot Tub Area With Impressive Lake Views!
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I have listed a new property at 174 Couchs RD in North Kawartha.
A 'One-Of-A-Kind Opportunity To Own This Spectacular 4 Seasons Home/Cottage Located On Beautiful Chandos Lake! This Log-Sided Stunner Offers Exceptional Lake Views From All Primary Rooms. Enjoy The Sunsets From Your Glassed-In Kawartha Room And Entertain On Your Grand Covered Deck Overlooking The Lake And Inground Salt Water Pool Perfect For Bbqs And Gatherings. The Oversized Double Car Garage Offers Direct Access Interior Features Include An Updated Kitchen, Main Floor Laundry, And Shed-Style Vaulted Ceiling In The Family Room With A Remarkable Floor-To-Ceiling Fireplace. The Primary Bedroom Boasts A 5-Piece Ensuite, Ample Closet Space With Built-Ins, And A Walk-Out To Your Private Balcony Overlooking The Lake. Light-Filled Lower Level With 2 Bedrooms, A Full Bathroom, A Workshop & Multiple Walk-Outs To The Pool & Hot Tub Area With Impressive Lake Views!
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Please visit our Open House at 168 Taunton RD W in Oshawa.
Open House on Sunday, June 26, 2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Must-See Home! Investors, First-Time Buyers, Or Larger Family! Fabulous Opportunity To Own A Rare 4 Bedroom Semi In The Booming Community Of North Oshawa. Features Include All New Vinyl Flooring Throughout 2022, New Kitchen W/Quartz Countertops & Ss Appliances Washer / Dryer 2022, Bathrooms Updated 2022, Freshly Painted, Ac 2021, Main Floor Windows And Back Door 2019, Roof 2017.Close Proximity To 401, 407, Shopping, Schools, Durham College, Ontario Tech University, Restaurants & Costco. Walking Distance To Durham Transit Service / Immaculate, Shows like a Newer Home!
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Please visit our Open House at 168 Tauton RD W in Oshawa.
Open House on Sunday, June 19, 2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Must-See Home! Investors, First-Time Buyers, Or Larger Family! Fabulous Opportunity To Own A Rare 4 Bedroom Semi In The Booming Community Of North Oshawa. Features Include All New Vinyl Flooring Throughout 2022, New Kitchen W/Quartz Countertops & Ss Appliances Washer / Dryer 2022, Bathrooms Updated 2022, Freshly Painted, Ac 2021, Main Floor Windows And Back Door 2019, Roof 2017.Close Proximity To 401, 407, Shopping, Schools, Durham College, Ontario Tech, Restaurants & Costco. Walking Distance To Durham Transit Service
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I have listed a new property at 168 Tauton RD W in Oshawa.
Must-See Home! Investors, First-Time Buyers, Or Larger Family! Fabulous Opportunity To Own A Rare 4 Bedroom Semi In The Booming Community Of North Oshawa. Features Include All New Vinyl Flooring Throughout 2022, New Kitchen W/Quartz Countertops & Ss Appliances Washer / Dryer 2022, Bathrooms Updated 2022, Freshly Painted, Ac 2021, Main Floor Windows And Back Door 2019, Roof 2017.Close Proximity To 401, 407, Shopping, Schools, Durham College, Ontario Tech, Restaurants & Costco. Walking Distance To Durham Transit Service
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I have listed a new property at 96 Moynahan CRES in Ajax.
Your search ends here! Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom 2-story detached Tribute built home in the sought-after Lakeside Community of South East Ajax. 96 Moynahan Cres. boasts grand 17ft ceilings in the living room, and a modern layout with hardwood floors throughout the main floor. Enjoy stainless steel appliances in your kitchen and pot lights. Entertain in your recently finished basement with engineered hardwood floors, pot lights, wet bar, and home office. Just 2 minutes to the Ajax Waterfront parks, trails, and the Carruthers Marsh Pavilion. Easy access to the 401 and 412. Close to all essential
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#trrebmarketstats are out for May 2022.
The market continues to balance out. Bidding wars are not so common, houses are sitting on the market for longer and more offers are being accepted with conditions.
If you're thinking of making a move give us a call. We study homes and home values daily and can help you make an informed decision.
☎️ 905-995-3372 -  905-409-99676
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Listing Alert - #COMINGSOON
Attention Investors & First-Time Buyers!
Fabulous Opportunity To Own A Rare 4 Bedroom Semi In The Booming Community of North Oshawa. Close Proximity To 401, 407, Shopping, Schools, Durham College, Ontario Tech, Restaurants & Costco.
DM or 905-409-9967 for more information and to book
a private viewing.
jimstantonrealtor@gmail.com
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#trrebmarketstats are out for April 2022.
You may have heard... The market is shifting.
4 events causing the current shift or softening of the market that we are seeing are:
1. Interest rate increases
2. Federal budget
3. Inflation
4. Conflict in Europe
What does this mean?
There are some great opportunities for both buyers and sellers in this market. To capitalize on them it is important that you are equipped with the most current and accurate information.
If you are thinking of making a move give us a call. We study homes and home values daily and can help you make an informed decision.
☎ 905-995-3372 - 905-409-9967
bstantonrealtor@gmail.com
jimstantonrealtor@gmail.com
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Michelle McNally

Michelle McNally is a news writer for Livable, specializing in buyer guides and market explainers. She is a journalism graduate of Ryerson University and a past intern of CBC News Network. Michelle is a former market specialist for Livabl's parent company, BuzzBuzzHome, where she focused on developments along the American east coast. Michelle wrote her first literary epic in Grade 8 about a zombie who loved Fruit Loops. She enjoys baking and follows too many famous corgis on Instagram.



Why a Smaller City Could Be a Good Move

Over the course of the pandemic, homeowners have been re-evaluating what they need most out of their property. For some, this has meant packing up and downsizing to a smaller city or community for greater living space, privacy, and a more relaxed pace of life.

Both statistically and anecdotally, we’ve witnessed buyers moving to the suburbs and other rural areas over the past two years. Small towns like SquamishWasaga BeachKingston, and Collingwood have been home to some of Canada’s fastest-growing populations lately, a trend largely attributed to residents moving from urban centres in search of more affordable housing, according to a report from RBC Economics.

Link to full article https://go.shr.lc/3rgBQVy

Thinking about moving to a small town or city?

We can help! Call  or text us today at 905-409-9967 

This Weeks Active small town or city MLS Listings link

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SOLD OVER ASKING Congratulations to our seller on the successful sale of their Oshawa Semi! Thank you for the trust you put in our team to sell your home. We wish you all the best in your future!
Buying and selling your biggest investment is a serious undertaking. You need a dedicated team with a proven track record for amazing results working hard in your best interests. Call us today and let’s ensure you get the results you deserve.
905-995-3372 - 905-409-9967
bstantonrealtor@gmail.com - jimstantonrealtor@gmail.com
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Please visit our Open House at 658 Berwick CRES in Oshawa.
Open House on Saturday, April 2, 2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Listing Alert - Must See 2 Storey Semi-Detached Home 1st TIme Buyers - Investors - Great Location On Whitby/Oshawa Border In The Sought After Family Neighbourhood Of Mclaughlin. This Super 2 Storey Semi-Detached Home. features 3 large Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, a Large Eat-in Kitchen - New SS Fridge and Stove, Finished Basement With a Large Rec Room, new Electrical Panel, 5 yrs' New Vinyl, Siding, and Windows, Soffits, Fascia and Downspouts. Large Private Driveway w/ parking for 5. Just Minutes From Schools, Shopping And Recreation Facility.Transit, and 401. Don't miss out on this opportunity! Call or text 905-409-9967 for more information and to book a private viewing.
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Please visit our Open House at 658 Berwick CRES in Oshawa.
Open House on Sunday, April 3, 2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Listing Alert - Must See 2 Storey Semi-Detached Home 1st TIme Buyers - Investors - Great Location On Whitby/Oshawa Border In The Sought After Family Neighbourhood Of Mclaughlin. This Super 2 Storey Semi-Detached Home. features 3 large Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, a Large Eat-in Kitchen - New SS Fridge and Stove, Finished Basement With a Large Rec Room, new Electrical Panel, 5 yrs' New Vinyl, Siding, and Windows, Soffits, Fascia and Downspouts. Large Private Driveway w/ parking for 5. Just Minutes From Schools, Shopping And Recreation Facility.Transit, and 401. Don't miss out on this opportunity! Call or text 905-409-9967 for more information and to book a private viewing.
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I have listed a new property at 658 Berwick CRES in Oshawa.
1st Time Buyers - Investors - Great Location On Whitby/Oshawa Border In The Sought After Family Neighbourhood Of Mclaughlin. This Super 2 Storey Semi-Detached Home. Features 3 Large Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Large Eat-In Kitchen - New Ss Fridge And Stove, Finished Basement With A Large Rec Room, New Electrical Panel, 5Yrs New Vinyl Siding, Soffit, Fascia, Eavestrough, And Downspouts Large Private Driveway W/ Parking For 5. Just Minutes From Schools, Amenities, Transit, 401. Don't Miss Out On This Opportunity!
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I have listed a new property at 658 Berwick CRES in Oshawa.
Listing Alert - COMING SOON! 1st TIme Buyers - Investors - OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! In The Sought After Family Neighbourhood Of Mclaughlin On Whitby/Oshawa Border! Just Minutes From Schools, Amenities, Transit, 401, And More. Call or text 905-409-9967 for more information and to book a private viewing. Great Location!! Super Starter...2 Storey Semi-Detached Home. 3 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 Baths, Large Kitchen w New SS Fridge and Stove, Finished Basement With Large Rec Room, new Electrical Panel, Large 3 Car Private Driveway. Close To Schools, Shopping And Recreation Facility.
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#trrebmarketstats are in for February.
Price growth remains high and although inventory remains low year over year, we are seeing a lot more homes hitting the market in the last couple of weeks. This is good news for buyers as they have more options available and potentially fewer competing offers.
Have questions about the market? Just ask.
905-995-3372
bstantonrealtor@gmail.com
jimstantonrealtor@gmail.com
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Yesterday the Bank of Canada raised its key interest rate to 0.5%. This was the first time the benchmark rate since 2018.
The Bank of Canada has indicated that this will be the first of a series of small rate hikes this year as part of the bank's strategy to combat inflation which is currently at its highest level since 1991.
For some perspective on how this will impact a variable rate mortgage, a 0.25% increase in your mortgage rate will account for approximately $13 for every $100,000.
The key question is how will this impact the real estate market?
According to CP24 (see link below) Most housing experts believe the overall lack of housing supply coupled with ongoing demand will keep housing prices strong.
The key thing to watch will be how many new listings come on the market as we move farther into 2022. If we continue to see low inventory the market will remain competitive.
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