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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!

A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022

A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022

Last year was one for the real estate history books. The pandemic helped usher in a buying frenzy that led to a record number of home sales and a historically-high rate of appreciation, as prices soared by a national average of 19.9% year over year, according to the...

Festival of Northern Lights 2021 – A Family Tradition

Festival of Northern Lights 2021 – A Family Tradition

For the last 34 years, the City of Owen Sound has hosted the Festival of Northern Lights each year from late November to the beginning of January. This magical Christmas event has been entertaining young and old alike with nearly 400 displays and 25 kilometers of...

Start a Love Affair with Winter in Grey County!

Start a Love Affair with Winter in Grey County!

There’s lots to love about Grey County, especially in the winter months. Our natural landscapes lend themselves beautifully to a wide variety of outdoor activities.  Whether you’d like to go hiking, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing, take a sleigh ride through a...

Is Winter a Good Time to Buy or Sell a Home?

Is Winter a Good Time to Buy or Sell a Home?

Winter is generally considered the “offseason” in real estate. Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one is looking over the holidays. Unfortunately, many real estate professionals perpetuate this myth by advising...

December 2021 Community Events in Grey County

December 2021 Community Events in Grey County

Looking to get out and about in Grey County? Need something to do with the kids over the holiday break?  Check out these Community Event listings from the Grey.ca website. Until January 2 – Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain    https://bluemountainvillage.ca/holiday-magic...

Ways to Give Back to Our Local Community This Holiday Season

Ways to Give Back to Our Local Community This Holiday Season

This year has demonstrated, perhaps more than ever, the importance of our family, friends, neighbors, and community. It truly “takes a village” to keep a community functioning effectively, whether that’s by keeping our waterways clean, feeding the hungry, teaching our...

Santa Claus Came to Sea & Ski Realty

Santa Claus Came to Sea & Ski Realty

On Saturday November 27, 2021, Sea & Ski’s Markdale office hosted a special visitor - Santa Claus himself!    If you were lucky enough to be in the area between 1-3, you may have spotted the jolly old elf waving at passersby and offering a hearty “Ho-Ho-Ho.” Santa...

Sign Up for Photos with Santa

Sign Up for Photos with Santa

The team at Sea & Ski are so excited to be able to host Santa Claus again this year for a very fun and safe Holiday Photo Booth! On November 27th from 1-3pm, we will be doing photos with Santa at our Markdale Office at 129 Toronto St. N! Come visit us after the...

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...