Mike gives some thoughts on how the real estate market may look in Central and South Central Ontario once Covid-19 has been put behind us. Doom and gloom may make for convenient headlines and click-bait to the print and internet media, but the reality is likely to be far from any worst case scenarios being floated by many of them. Have a listen.
OREA CEO Tim Hudak understands political red tape from both sides and is a strong advocate for supporting the health and growth of Ontario's smaller cities, towns and commuities like the one he grew up in, in Niagara.
Big city living and opportunity is a magnet for the rural talent of our educated younger generations. Small city or town Ontario was for decades the core of our goods-producing economy, much of which has left our shores with noticeable economic impacts to smaller town Ontario since the 1970's.
Rural communities are seeing an emerging trend where many Ontarians will no longer be required to live near their workplace. And business is taking a second look at the economics and social benifits of locating outside of big cities. The exodus away from the big metropolus in pursuit of a better quality of life is underway.
OREA has released a policy report titled Small Towns, Big Opportunities: Unlocking Growth in Ontario’s Rural and Northern Communities. An examination of our unique socioeconomic difficulties, which forms the core of a policy report offering 15 recommendations for long-term solutions to housing, education, job creation, and access to rural infrastructure.
Many are asking if values can go any higher in Central and South Central Ontario. Important to know for anyone considering investing in real estate. This episode looks into the question and offers some perspective on investment in our current climate.
While there are many measures for ranking a real estate company. When making your choice of a Realtor® to represent you and your purchase or selling needs, It comes down to a few fundamentals that shouldn't surprise anyone.
GTA residents continue to leave the big city behind in droves, headed for the calmer more affordable living opportunities offered in outlying towns and cities around South Central Ontario. A look at this movement and what it means for those hitting the reset button.
Springtime in Ontario sees many of us doing projects and Renos on our homes. Here are some of the best ways to assure a good renovation and to avoid being taken advantage of by a shoddy or crooked contractor.
Elon Musk and Starlink are changing the dynamics of real estate in Ontario and the rest of Canada. Our choices of where to live are soon to become far more interesting. Find out how in this episode of Who Moves You? with Mike Montague.
When the Barrie area real estate market is in motion, deciding if the time is right is a challenge for many. Here is a look at the question of when to buy, sell or hold when it comes to real estate, as inspired by Dave.