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Real Estate SIGNs of the TIMES

Nov 12, 2019
  We have all seen the signs in homes that are listed for sale – Please take off your shoes.  No food or drink, please.  Don’t let the Cat/Dog/Frog/Hamster/Pig out.  These always seem like obvious reminders to us, but they aren’ ...
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Is this a thing? I’ve heard of saving space but…

Jul 17, 2019
There was a photo on Facebook the other day posted by an agent who showed a home where, you guessed it, the toilet was in the shower. It looked very nicely finished and I wondered, is this a thing? This post on The Spruce talks about the space saving ...
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Check Out This Lighthouse Point Marketing Brochure from 30 years ago

Feb 03, 2019
What a difference 30 years makes.  Here is a promo poster from Lighthouse Point that dates back to 1989/90. I love how it says, “no gimmicks.” Marketing sure has changed over three decades and so has Lighthouse Point which has matured int ...
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10-Year-Old describes what it’s like owning a condo at Blue Mountain

Nov 14, 2018
Mike’s family purchased a condo in the Blue Mountain area about 18 months ago and since then, they have really taken advantage of everything the lifestyle offers.  I asked Mike if he’d write a blog post describing what it’s like for him and here is w ...
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Predictions for the 2018 Collingwood – Blue Mountain Real Estate Market

Jan 03, 2018
Not a day goes by that someone doesn’t ask what the real estate market is like here in the Collingwood-Blue Mountain area. They also want to know what might be ahead and to them I say, I wish I had a crystal ball tucked in my briefcase but alas, all ...
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What’s in a name?

Jun 14, 2017
With a name like Marg Scheben-Edey, you can imagine that I’ve heard some pretty creative renditions of my name. Years ago, a co-worker couldn’t manage my moniker and so to him, I was “Margy Two-Names.”   A very officious telem ...
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This Smart Home Runs with 56 Year Old Technology!

Apr 11, 2017
I recently sent out an email to my client family asking them to tell me about the technology they are using today in the world of Smart Homes. Below is the reply I got from none other than my Client Care Manager, Chris McCormick whose writing talents ...
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An Ode To Property Owners

Mar 14, 2016
Today marks 23 years that Chris and I have been working together.  That’s 23 years of watching our kids grow, our parents age and of finishing each others sentences.  It’s also 23 years of watching our client family move in, up, down, out ...
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Who Are Neil and Sheryl?

Sep 27, 2015
Whomever they are, they are excited about a new home they are building and now I’m excited too just because I love their sign. Anybody know them?
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Colourful Characters Have The Best Lines

Apr 23, 2015
I recently sold a home in Collingwood that was offered for sale privately by a rather colourful character. I believe there were 32 windows in the house and almost every single one of them had a jacket or coat hanging in the window. When I asked him w ...
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Insider’s Tip: Where to Watch Lightening in Collingwood

Sep 11, 2014
No, not at a council meeting although it can be stormy at times too. With the cold and rainy week we just had, it made me think of what my hubby and son do when there is a thunderstorm with lightening. While I race to hide under the covers, they rush ...
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