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Continuing the trend established during the past nine consecutive months, residential unit volume in the month of January exceeded the prior year by approximately 57%, and average residential values showed a year over year increase of about 3.3% to $269,317. However, one should remember that thes...
02/22/2010
The fall and winter months are upon us once again and with the colder weather comes increased demand for the resources of our local community services. This year, the BARRIE FOOD BANK is celebrating its 25th year serving our community, and the demand for their service has seen a huge increase as ...
10/02/2009
Following a series of successive months of unit sales volume which had been lower than the prior year, the months of April and May, 2009 equalled those same months in 2008, and the months of June, July and August surpassed 2008 levels by 12%. The month of June was also the largest June on record ...
09/18/2009
Following many successive months of unit sales volume which had been lower than the prior year, the months of April and May, 2009 equalled those same months in 2008, and the months of June and July surpassed 2008 levels by 11%. The month of June was also the largest June on record in the history ...
08/13/2009
Following many successive months of unit sales volume which had been lower than the prior year, the months of April and May, 2009 have equalled those same months in 2008, providing a strong signal that we have turned the corner of the media imposed real estate recession!!  It's an absolute fact ...
06/15/2009
Contrary to the uneducated and misguided beliefs of most media sources, the local real estate industry has NOT fallen into the depths of despair.  We certainly have seen an erosion of volume over the course of the past many months, as radio, TV, and on-line commentators have attempted to paint th...
02/26/2009
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GROWTH CONTINUES! A neighbour of mine has been retired for several years... that is, he has reached that magic age of 65. However, the company he worked for has kept him "employed" during his retirement, because they can't find enough qualified people. He drives a redi-mix concrete truck for a ma...
10/16/2008
August 31st, 2008 Market Position The number of residential properties sold during the first eight months of this year has shown a decline of about 16% from the same period in 2007. The long hard winter and unsettled spring months have certainly contributed to these results, notwithstanding the f...
09/16/2008
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For a number of Realtors, there comes a time when leaving a current Brokerage to move to another becomes not just a passing whim, but a necessity in order to move comfortably into another level of success in our chosen career.  Whatever the reason for the move, be it economic, brand exposure, cla...
09/13/2008
Our hope is that each of you has received and read this latest News Release from The Canadian Real Estate Association regarding the economic forecast for the Canadian housing market, and whether it will follow in the footsteps of our neighbours to the South of us.  Our personal position is one of...
02/11/2008
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