Our Real Estate Blog

Welcome to our real estate blog – browse and read these articles to get news, advice and practical tips on buying and selling real estate across Southampton, Sauble Beach, Port Elgin and area.

What is a Shore Road Allowance ?

What is a Shore Road Allowance?We are lucky to live near the beautiful Great Lake Huron. Pristine sand beaches, gorgeous sunsets and tons of water activities. The dream for most of us is to purchase a lakefront home and be able to enjoy that beautiful, ever changing lake all year round. Once you start your […]

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Testing Your Well Water

 Public Health Ontario has provided us with a means to test potable water from a well. The water sample is tested for the presence of Total Coliforms and E. Coli, which are bacterial indicators of contamination.We pick up these testing bottles provided by Public Health Ontario for free, from various locations in Grey/Bruce. There is […]

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10 Tips to Get Your Home Winter Ready

Check the guttersBe sure to clean out your gutters for blockage such as twigs, moss, or bird’s nests. This will allow for rainwater to flow easily around the downspouts. And prevent blockage that could cause potential roof damage. It is also a good time to consider any parts that need replacing.  Prune your perennialsSome perennials tend […]

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What First Time Home Buyers Need to Know!

Establish A Budget. The first step to buying a home involves money, of course. Spend time looking at your current and future finances and budget. There are many hidden costs – gotta expand or link to another blog article to owning a home so you need to be prepared and have a good budget set […]

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Whats Changed in the Real Estate Office During Covid-19?

In regards to the Lockdown here is what you need to know and how our Agents are helping virtually!The Saugeen Team is supporting Saugeen Shores virtually during this time, and by appointment only. Our office is locked, and realtors are working remotely with clients. The Saugeen Team Agents can meet you virtually on the Platform […]

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Can Real Estate Documents Be Signed Electronically?

 We all have busy lives. Maybe you’re looking for a change or ready to invest in a cottage. Perhaps gearing up to retire to Saugeen Shores. Or a busy family with a lot going on. Real Estate paperwork can seem like another time constraint on your life. Sometimes it’s challenging enough to take the time […]

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Planning for Home Ownership?

To help combat the misconceptions, we have listed the 5 most common home-buying questions with answers below:-Is right now the best time to buy a home?-What type of home is right for me? What’s the difference?-Do I need a real estate agent?-Should I seek the lowest mortgage interest rate?-Should I buy a home?1. Is right […]

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Spend Valentine’s Day in Southampton, ON!

Start your morning off with breakfast at the Lighthouse Restaurant, then stroll down to Thorncrest Outfitters for any last minute necessities before taking in the breathtaking views of Lake Huron in Winter. Stay warm with a hot chocolate or tea from Dizzy Bird. Choose from a variety of the finest olive oil to enjoy later […]

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January 2021 Grey Bruce Housing Market Update

The REALTORS® Association of Grey Bruce Owen Sound Housing Market Update for January 2021 is in! Home sales were up 1.4% compared to last year. Home sales numbered 149 units in January 2021, compared to the 147 units sold in January 2020. New Listings were down 21.4% compared to 2020. There were 173 new listings […]

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Tips For Decluttering Your Home!

Tips For Decluttering Your Home!

Take Before and After Photos This will allow you to see your space transformed and motivated you for the next space you want to tackle. Plan Your Donation Drop Offs When organizing it is important to deal with the keep/donate/trash piles asap. Add it to the to-do list so you don’t forget. Keep the Present […]

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