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Here at Sea & Ski Realty, we love living in Grey County, and with the multiplicity of recreational activities, beautiful viewpoints, fine dining establishments, and area of attractions, we know why so many people love this area, too! Our blog is a great resource to rely on if you’re new to the area and have questions about what there is to do and see, as well as what every community in the area offers. If you have any questions about one of our blogs or would like experienced guidance with an upcoming real estate transaction, give us a call today!

Autumn Leaves Studio Tour

Autumn Leaves Studio Tour

The Autumn Leaves Studio Tour is Back! Join the 27th Annual Autumn Leaves Studio Tour happening October 1-3 from 10 am - 5 pm. This free event is fun for the whole family. Enjoy a self-guided tour throughout 10 artist's studios in the Georgian Bay area. This unique...

Grey Highlands RAM Rodeo

Grey Highlands RAM Rodeo

The rodeo is coming to town! In just a few short weeks on September 25th & 26th the RAM Rodeo Tour will be taking place at the Osprey Community Centre in Feversham. The wild & western packed two day event will be in support of the new Markdale Hospital with...

9th Line Kite Festival

9th Line Kite Festival

The 9th Line Kite Festival will take place from noon-5pm on Sept. 18th & 19th in Grey Highlands. The event will be held on the 36 acre Nicholls Farm, at 135091 9th Line, between Markdale and Kimberley. Event organizer, Dave Meslin & part-time Eugenia, resident...

5 Step Strategy for Downsizing Your Home

5 Step Strategy for Downsizing Your Home

In our “bigger is better” culture, there’s an expectation that each home should be larger and grander than the last. But life changes like divorce, kids leaving for college, or even the simple act of growing older can prompt us to find a smaller home that better suits...

Finding A Home For Your Next Stage of Life

Finding A Home For Your Next Stage of Life

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical. A newly independent adult can find freedom and flexibility in even a tiny apartment. That...

Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?

Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?

Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line. Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing market. Low home inventory and high buyer demand have driven home prices...

Top 12 Apps for Homeowners and Renters

Top 12 Apps for Homeowners and Renters

More than 77 percent of people own a smartphone.1 The average person checks their smartphone 46 times a day, with people under the age of 24 checking it an average of 74 times a day.1 We check it while we’re waiting in line and during our leisure time, whether we’re...

Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers

Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment. With so...

5 Factors That Reveal Where The Real Estate Market Is Really Headed

5 Factors That Reveal Where The Real Estate Market Is Really Headed

In a July release, the Canadian Real Estate Association reported that home sales had fallen for three months in a row after reaching an all-time high in March.1 So could one of the world’s hottest real estate markets finally be headed for a downturn? We wouldn’t bet...

5 Secrets For Successfully Staging Your Home

5 Secrets For Successfully Staging Your Home

“Staging” is about setting up and decorating each room of your home so that it looks as attractive as possible to potential buyers. Studies show that a property is more likely to sell quickly and for a better price if it is effectively staged.Even if you haven’t heard...

Should You “Reclaim” the Lost Bedroom?

Should You “Reclaim” the Lost Bedroom?

Do you have an extra bedroom that you’ve converted into a home office, arts and crafts room, or other non-slumbering use? If so, you may be wondering if you should convert it back into a traditional bedroom before you list.   According to home staging experts,...