FEDERAL BUDGET MARCH 2019…. Real Estate News

  On March 19, the Federal Government announced the official 2019 budget. One major topic on the discussion table (and one we were all holding our breath for) was the discussion of affordable housing in Canada. So just what happened on “Budget Day?” Here are the highlights of the 2019 Federal Budget: MORTGAGE INDUSTRY RELATED: […]

Market Update November 2018

Women & Children’s Shelter

Dear Walter Doret, On behalf of Women & Children’s Shelter of Barrie, we would like to thank you for supporting and contributing to the success of our 8th Annual ‘Walk a Mile In Her Shoes’ event at Heritage Park on September 15th 2018.    Together, we raised over $40,000! This will help over 35 women and children stay in […]

Market Update (In Graphs) September 2018

Market Update August 2018

Market Stats for Year to Date July 2017- July 2018 (click here)

MARKET UPDATE JUNE 2018 ‘click here’


Market Update MAY 2018…’Consumer Friendly Chart’

Market Update Feb. 2018 Barrie & District

SUMMARY…..What a difference a year makes !!!! On a year-to-date basis home sales totaled 482 units over the first two months of the year. This was a decrease of 33.2% from the same period in 2017. Within the City of Barrie, sales activity was down 45.9% on a year-over-year basis in February 2018. The City […]

CLHMS (Certified Luxury Home Specialist) Designation…

PRESS RELEASE…… WALTER DORET earns internationally recognized achievement for performance in luxury real estate… Barrie, Ontario    January 8, 2018 —Walter Doret with Royal LePage First Contact Realty in Barrie, Ontario recently earned The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s Million Dollar GUILD™ recognition for experience, knowledge, and expertise in million-dollar and above residential properties. Doret is […]