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Did you know ... Team Beauchesne, as a proud member of Re/Max Chay in Simcoe County, has an outstanding history of generosity. Together we have donated over $400,000 to local charities and service organizations such as:


Salvation Army Barrie Bayside Mission

Youth Haven

Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County

Hospice Simcoe

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada

Barrie Food Bank

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

David Busby Centre

Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie

Finding Them Homes canine rescue

Georgian College's Women's inTUITION Fund

Dress for Success - Orillia and Barrie


When we all give of our time, talent and resources ...  our communities are stronger for it!

Team B Loves Barrie!


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Motorcycle for Miracles Rides Again for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Ends of the Earth 2018

RE/MAX Hall of Fame associate Bruce Johnson and his daughter Holly are embarking on a 17,400-mile motorcycle journey dubbed "Motorcycle for Miracles" to raise funds and awareness for the Children's Miracle Network (CMN). This journey begins on the shores of the Arctic Ocean and ends six months later at the southern tip of South America (see map).

Follow along with us as we chronicle their experiences, highlighted by the support of the RE/MAX offices and associates the Johnsons meet along the way - "the RE/MAX family" as Bruce puts it.

Bruce Johnson is a long-time associate with RE/MAX of Wasaga Beach in Ontario, Canada. To be sure, he and Holly are road-tested. The

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Diane Beauchesne - Team Leader, Sales Representative, SRES

Jean Beauchesne - Sales Representative

Sarah Coppard - Sales Representative, SRES

Rick Dawson - Sales Representative

Kimberly Rowntree - Client Care Manager

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RIDE BIG. LIVE BIG. On Tuesday, May 29, 2018 TEAM BEAUCHESNE will be riding the BIG BIKE for Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada!

Cardiovascular diseases a leading cause of death for Canadian men and women. As a matter of fact, every 7 minutes, someone in Canada dies from heart disease or stroke. Team Beauchesne is riding the Heart and Stroke BIG BIKE to help change that.

Will you help us by making a donation today?

All of the money raised through BIG BIKE helps support the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Donations are used to help fund critical research that's preventing heart disease and stroke, saving lives and supporting survivors and their families.

This is important because funding for research is in jeopardy

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Springwater Splash Pad Approved

It's official! Springwater Township will have a Splash Pad in time for Summer 2018. This timeless summer attraction for kids will be located in Homer Barrett Park with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2018.

 2018 Springwater Splash Pad


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 TEAM BEAUCHESNE is proud to participate in the 2018 Rock n Bowl for Kids Sake - Realtors' Challenge on March 22 in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie District.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS of BARRIE DISTRICT has been providing mentoring experiences for close to 50 years, facilitating life-changing relationships that inspire and empower local children and youth to reach their full potential both as individuals and as citizens.


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Stress Test Ball


We're officially a month into 2018, and one full month into the latest mortgage stress test. Are you feeling the pinch? With the Bank of Canada's latest interest rate hike, and more increases rumoured for 2018, if you're looking to buy a home and sweating a bit about budget, you're not alone. 

But let's take a step back and look at the Mortgage Stress Test from a different perspective ...

Why was the Stress Test introduced?

Concerns are mounting about the amount of household debt Canadian have been taking on. With interest rates hitting a record low, many stretched their home-buying budget (and mortgage amount!) to the MAX - particularly in Canada's priciest housing markets, such as Greater Toronto and Vancouver.

Those who bought

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Effective December 30, 2017 GO Transit is introducing all-day GO Train service along the Barrie line, seven days a week, and rolling out more weekend GO Train service.  

With the opening of the new Downsview Park GO Station connecting to the new TTC Line 1 Extension, more trains and more stations mean more flexibility for travel to more destinations on GO transit!


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When it comes to selling your home, hiring a real estate agent not only means less work, worry and risk, it means hiring someone who is knowledgeable and well-versed in all aspects of the real estate industry. You want someone who knows your neighbourhood, your community and has the experience necessary to sell your home quickly and for the best price.

Choosing to work with Team Beauchesne means you will have full support from our team of Real Estate, Sales and Marketing Specialists who will assist you with the following, from start to finish, throughout your entire real estate transaction:

  • Determine the asking price for your home based on real-time market analysis and extensive real estate market experience
  • Utilize the best tools and
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