Real Estate Blog

Toronto Real Estate Board: Market Watch - August 2017

Jason Mercer - Director, Market Analysis, discusses the TREB Market Watch Report for August 2017.

  • Impact of 2017 Fair Housing Plan
  • Analysis of Detached vs Condo sales
  • Lesser priced homes being favoured over higher priced homes
  • Avg Sale Price $732,292 +3% over 2016 driven primarily by semi-detached, townhouse and condo markets, which continue to see strong growth
  • Discussion of positive economic news and expected seasonal market bump

For more information, or to discuss your own real estate requirements, contact a member of Team Beauchesne today!

705-722-7100 x 3046

Read Full Post »

The Bank of Canada increased the rate this week by 25 basis points to 1%

Some key points to consider from this announcement:

  • Recent economic data have been stronger than expected, supporting the Bank of Canada's view that growth in Canada is becoming more broadly-based and self-sustaining
  • The Canadian dollar has appreciated, also reflecting the relative strength of Canada's economy
  • Future monetary policy decisions are not predetermined and will be guided by incoming economic data and financial market developments as they inform the outlook for inflation
    • Particular focus will be given to the evolution of the economy's potential, and to labour market conditions
    • Given elevated household indebtedness, close attention will be paid to the
Read Full Post »

2017 09 09 Shred Day Flyer



Clean out those ever accumulating piles of paper and help stock the Barrie Food Banks shelves at Team Beauchesne's Community Shred Day in support of the Barrie Food Bank, on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 11 am to 2 pm.

Team Beauchesne, in partnership with Shred North, and in support of the Barrie Food Bank, will be accepting residential paper items to be professionally shredded, then confidentially recycled, in exchange for generous cash or food item donations to the Barrie Food Bank.

Every is welcome to participate in this rain or shine event!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

11 am - 2 pm

Barrie Food Bank - located at 42 Anne Street South, Unit 2, off of Army Navy Airforce Drive, behind Pioneer

Read Full Post »

In response to this Statistics Canada report, City of Barrie Mayor - Jeff Lehman remarks "Barrie's has the 2nd lowest crime index in Canada in 2016, according to Statistics Canada. Congratulations to Barrie Police, whose community oriented policing strategies have helped bring about a 40% drop in crime over the past ten years. And thank you to all the organizations in Barrie who partner with our police and help us make our city safer.  All the statistics are at the link below along with an in-depth look at trends in crime in Canada.  I think it's interesting to see how the reality matches (or doesn't) perception."

A safe community adds value to our homes and properties. We already know Barrie is a great place to live, now there are stats too!

Read Full Post »

Doran Park in Midhurst, Ontario is getting a new pavilion and outdoor rink!

Springwater residents will have a new place to play in Doran Park soon. The initiative for this project started thru the Midhurst Hall board, which presented a proposal for the pavilion to Council in 2015.  A household survey conducted by the municipality also determined a need for outdoor rinks, sports pads and pavilions.



Read Full Post »

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 6-7 pm at Barrie's Waterfront

The City of Barrie is excited to welcome the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and CF-18 Demonstration team to kick-off #Canada150 Celebrations in Barrie with a thrilling aerobatic show over Kempenfelt Bay.  This rare spectacle is in partnership with Canadian Forces Base Borden / Base des Forces Canadiennes Borden.  

To follow along with the Air Show Commentary, tune in to 87.9 FM from anywhere around the Barrie Waterfront!

Canadian Forces Base Borden will be set-up at Heritage Park until 9 pm with military displays and the every popular Kiddie Commando Course! Families can also enjoy the Promenade Days midway.

Let's Celebrate Barrie and Canada's 150!

Experience this historical year in

Read Full Post »