Market Update October 2014 Barrie & Area

 Barrie and District home sales set new October record  Residential property sales recorded through the MLS® System of the Barrie & District Association of REALTORS® Inc. numbered 396 units in October 2014. This was up just half of one per cent (two sales) from last October. Within the City of Barrie sales activity fell 11.1 […]

Barrie & District Market Update September 2014

Barrie and District home sales new September record Residential property sales recorded through the MLS® System of the Barrie & District Association of REALTORS® Inc. numbered 445 units in September 2014. This was an increase of 15.9 per cent from last September. Within the City of Barrie sales activity rose 9.7 per cent from a […]

CMHC Changes Rules…July 31/14

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT | By Gordon Powers, MSN Money CMHC again tightens mortgage insurance rules Changes to the rules for government-insured mortgages mean some Canadians will have to look farther afield when it comes to financing a home. The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has once again moved to crimp the […]

” Thank you Walter. You’ve done everything that was asked of you and more. I won’t hesitate to recommend your services to anyone.” Marc G.

“Walter’s humble approach and professionalism gain your complete confidence in all Real estate related matters. I highly recommend Walter to anyone looking for honesty and work ethic required during their Real estate needs. Talk to you soon!“ Jamie G.

“Dear Walter: I just wanted to let you know how pleased Margie and I were on the recent sale of our property in Essa.  We listed with you on Monday; we were in Mexico the following week where we had 2 offers to consider.  You had the property sold before we were back home from […]

“Walter, just a short note to let you know we are enjoying the sunny south.  Dianne and I appreciate your efforts in getting the house sold.  What made us feel good was being able to leave and know the same effort was taking place to get it sold while we were away.  Your experience certainly […]

Attention: First Contact Realty

“Please permit me this opportunity to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the staff of First Contact Realty and in particular, Mr. Walter Doret for the assistance provided during the selection and purchase of our new home. During my 35-year service career, we have been involved with a number of re-locations. Throughout these times, […]

A Clean Slate

I hope you and your family are having a wonderful new year! For many people, January is like a blank sheet of paper – a clean slate. It’s a time when you can dream and write down all the things you’d like to do over the next twelve months. What are your plans for 2013? […]

Why GTA Housing Market Will Stay Strong in 2013

By Mark Weisleder | Fri Dec 21 2012 Many economists predicted a local real estate crash this year, with prices falling by up to 25 per cent. I didn’t see that prediction coming true and it didn’t. Nor will do I believe it will happen in 2013. Here’s why: 1. Homes are more affordable In […]