GREY & BRUCE COUNTIES
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Not Just Another Realtor®
Welcome. It is my sincere hope that you come to see the potential that Grey Bruce has to offer you.
As a skilled full-time realtor, I am dedicated to guiding you through purchasing and selling real estate in Canada’s playground. Let’s walk through it together and find the place for you to call home.
Extensive experience in the Owen Sound area
Specializes in buying and selling residential, rural properties
Has the local knowledge needed for buying and selling in Grey & Bruce Counties
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Why Choose Us
Truthful assessments and real estimates based on current markets.
Always ready to set up viewings and meet at your convenience. Only ever a phone call away, Shannon is quick to reply with useful and knowledgeable information.
Working tirelessly to find the best house at the best price, and showcasing your home in the best possible light.
291 Concession 12
Bring the family! Five spacious bedrooms on one level. Main floor features modern kitchen, family room with gas fireplace, main floor laundry and an entertaining size living room. Private manicured lot ties it all together! (id:22681)
Keller Williams Innovation Realty
27 Johnstone Boulevard
Welcome to 27 Johnstone Blvd in the Town of Walkerton. This traditional 3 bedroom 2 bathroom brick bungalow is located in a mature desirable subdivision in Walkerton. With a traditional layout upstairs, fully finished lower level and attached single car garage and open yard. Located within walking distance to schools, grocery stores and downtown amenities this home is a must see. (id:22681)
Keller Williams Innovation Realty
14 Concession 11
Moments from Owen Sound and in a peaceful, pastoral setting. Dreaming of your own 5 acres to build your... ranch bungalow, off grid tiny home or small hobby farm? Check off the boxes with this incredible location. Situated just outside Owen Sound on a quiet, cul-de-sac, you have access to the Bruce trail and the rail trail at the top of the concession. You are minutes from the east side amenities, the Regional Hospital and Georgian College. It's just over 2 hours to the Toronto Airport for those getaways! This property is really lovely and already has a driveway off the concession and fencing in place. Call your REALTOR® today! (id:22681)
Royal LePage Rcr Realty Brokerage (Os)
108 Beech Street
South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
The Cedarholme Bed & Breakfast is a 2 1/2 storey, 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom home that has been immaculately taken care of both inside and out. The pride of ownership continues into the 6 rental cottages, 4 of which are winterized and all equipped with 2 bedrooms, 3 piece bathroom, kitchenette, deck, BBQ, and set up to sleep up to 6. Hope Bay is surrounded by natural attractions such as the Hope Bay Nature Reserve, Greig’s Caves, the beautiful Niagara Escarpment & Bruce trail. Directly across the road is the sheltered Hope Bay natural sand beach, and surrounding cliff views. Hope Bay is a hub for activities such as mountain biking, skiing, snowmobiling, swimming, and hiking. Tobermory and all of its attractions are about 40 minutes north, bringing travellers from around the world. The upper level accessory apartment is a well appointed 1 bedroom unit, with separate access which can be rented out or used as a private unit by the owner or operator. The second floor features 5 large bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms, with one of the bedrooms having its own private bathroom. The beautiful trim work and original hardwood flooring continues through the second floor from the main entry with a stunning staircase and original finishes. The main floor was used previously to host BNB breakfasts for guests. This property provides a variety of scenarios for a new owner to generate an impressive income, we invite you to book your private viewing today. (id:22681)
Century 21 In-Studio Realty Inc.
16 Ross Street N
Consider this freshly renovated 1.5 storey home, on 1/3 of an acre in the charming Village of Paisley! This property is situated close to a vast walking trail infrastructure by the Saugeen River, linking up with various other trails, including the Rail Trail. 4 blocks away is the local Freshmart with other amenities nearby. Improvements in 2022 include new siding, shingles, septic, flooring, drywall, paint, and an excellent clean-up inside and out! Electrical breaker panel is new and all the plumbing has been refreshed. Furnace is approx 6 to 8 years old. Natural Gas is at the street, so the new owner may consider switching over! Large kitchen has butcher block counter-tops, with extra space by a large window for your table, and laundry area is located on the main floor. Plenty of nature to watch from there as you gaze over your generous back yard! Copious amounts of room for the avid gardener, or simply just enjoy your own private space. Small shed at the back for your hobby, or storage. One of the possible bedroom spaces is on the main floor, and there are two full bathrooms. Call your favourite REALTOR® to arrange your viewing today! Quick closing possible. (id:22681)
Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty
1775 9th Avenue E Unit# 304
Owen Sound, Ontario
One bedroom condominium in the well maintained Stavely Court. The condo faces east overlooking green space. Great place for retiring or career person. Open concept, balcony and jet tub. Appliances included. Building features exercise room, entertainment room. Exceptional location near shopping, liquor store, Tim's and Starbucks and Hospital. (id:22681)
Sutton-Sound Realty Inc. Brokerage
174 Main Street E
Well built brick bungalow, perfect for the first time home owners or empty nesters in the quaint town of Markdale. Main floor living with full basement that is ready for your personal touch. Excellent breezeway between the house and garage for all the seasons. Sit on your front porch and enjoy the nice weather with your morning coffee or evening beverage. Great location where you can walk to all the amenities in town from shops, school, library, parks and a hospital (id:22681)
Sea And Ski Realty Limited Brokerage (Kim)
678 17th Street Crescent
Solid three bedroom Whaling built bungalow in very desirable & quiet area of Hanover. Immediate possession available. Main floor laundry conveniently located close to bedrooms, large primary bedroom with ensuite and walk-in closet and unfinished basement for you to design as you see fit. Located very close to soccer and dog park. Come and see this very well maintained and well cared for home for yourself. (id:22681)
Keller Williams Innovation Realty
522 Mcnab Street
Three bedroom bungalow centrally located in Walkerton. Immediate possession. Ideal duplex or granny flat as bottom level is set up with kitchen and 3 pc bath. (id:22681)
Keller Williams Innovation Realty
10 Durham Street W
Approx. 6.4 % return. Hard to find that these days. Looking for an investment opportunity then this may be a fit. Well maintained plex within short walking distance to the Walkerton downtown. Unit (2) a 2 bedroom unit is presently empty if buyer wants to live in unit and have tenants pay the mortgage. Short walks to parks and Saugeen river. Good sized units for tenants...3- 2 bedroom units and 1- 1 bedroom unit. No grass cutting or snow removal costs. Over a 6.4% return. 2 units have been fully renovated since 2018 plus many more exterior updates like steel siding on the rear and a metal roof make the building easy to look after for a arms length new owner. Very good upside potential for rent growth in the future. (id:22681)
Peak Edge Realty Ltd.
205 White Cedar Road
Northern Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
PROPERTY AUCTION; 16 December 2022 CLOSE DATE; Reserve bid, soft close auction. Property is being sold AS IS WHERE IS. This is an auction notification by Action Auctions posted on MLS® as a mere posting. All Agreements of Purchase and Sale are to be submitted in CASH; no conditions will be entertained. Irrevocable should be 21 days. 15% DEPOSIT, including a 10% + HST BUYERS PREMIUM is to be added to any cash bid; acknowledged in the Schedule A of the APS. You may bid by contacting your Real Estate Broker who will be paid on completion by the Auctioneer. If you do not have a Broker, Action Auctions can provide a licensed Broker to provide you with Customer Service; Action Auctions will compensate your Broker on your behalf. This 10 acre hunt camp has a small bunkie, a storage shed and outhouse on the property. Located on a very private road which is not all maintained by the Municipality in the winter but some residents contribute to keeping the road accessible. A must see and a low starting bid and reserve. Don’t wait to bid, contact your Real Estate Agent today to place your bid! (id:22681)
Atlas World Real Estate Corporation Brokerage (Lions Head)
544 Alfred Street
Charming starter home or cottage situated on a fully serviced ½ acre lot in Southampton. This recently renovated 1 bedroom home features low maintenance vinyl siding installed in 2012, a steel roof (new in 2006), aluminum eavestrough (2021), updated 4 pc bath, newer flooring throughout and an updated kitchen with walkout to the spacious backyard. One window in the bedroom and the window in living room were recently replaced, as well as the glass in the double French doors which lead to the south facing deck, perfect for your morning coffee or soaking up the sun. The large 105.6’ x 208.56’ lot offers plenty of room to add on, build a Bunkie, or add a garage with loft for your guests. An updated home inspection has been completed and is available to interested buyers. (id:22681)
Royal LePage D C Johnston Realty Brokerage
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OWEN SOUND, ON
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Owen Sound, Ontario
Where Is Owen Sound?
Owen Sound, Ontario lies approximately two hours northwest of Toronto and is a central hub for all destinations in Grey and Bruce counties. Located approximately 30 minutes from Blue Mountain, one of Ontario’s most popular skiing and snowboarding destinations. Owen Sound and the surrounding area is warmly called home by over 30,000 people living at the base of Georgian Bay, where the Sydenham River and Potawatomi River converge. In the summer months you will find Owen Sound to be a thriving city in close proximity to Sauble Beach, a very popular destination for both local traffic and tourists alike, as well as many smaller towns with lots of activities and venues for recreation and relaxation. Owen Sound serves as a meeting point of four of Ontario’s provincial highways: Highway 6&10 from the south, Highway 26 from the east, and Highway 21 from the west.
Being established in 1851, Owen Sound includes many different types and styles of homes for sale. A prospective buyer will find century homes with original hardwood flooring and crown mouldings, intimate war-time houses suitable for retirement living or small families, split level bungalows, updated retro houses and a more modern flare of newly built houses in suburbs throughout the town.
Nature, Outdoors, and Activity
Buying real estate in Owen Sound means you can spend your days doing things most people only dream of. In Owen Sound you can experience snowboarding and skiing, snowshoeing and hiking the Bruce Trail in the winter, the kilometers-long sand beach and waters of Sauble Beach and Port Eglin in the summer. You can live in some of Ontario’s most beautiful scenery if you invest in Owen Sound real estate. Owen Sound itself boasts a beautiful harbour, with many walking paths, trails, and parks to enjoy the extensive waterfront.
If you desire to escape the fast-paced city life with your own piece of land on which to build the home of your dreams, I can help you to find the perfect vacant lot or land for sale in Owen Sound. With both budget and luxury home builders in the area, incredible landscaping professionals and top-notch tradespeople, no size or complexity of home build is too great or small.
There are many homes for sale in Owen Sound and Grey Bruce areas, and with my extensive knowledge of the local area and my commitment to learning you and your likes and dislikes, I am confident that I will be able to find not just house that you like, but a place that you can call home.
Local Amenities and Attractions
Owen Sound is also home to the Owen Sound and District Farmer’s Market; a local market that is open every Saturday morning throughout the year. The Market hosts a wide variety of local artisans and growers, and has been in the same location since 1868. Many other markets exist within a short drive from Owen Sound, in places such as Keady, Port Elgin, Southampton, Wiarton, Meaford, Thornbury and more!
If you are considering buying real estate for sale in Owen Sound, and you love to fish, then this is the place for you. Owen Sound’s annual Salmon Spectacular is famous and draws participation from all over Canada and the United States each year. Additionally, some of the largest rainbow trout in the world have been caught in Owen Sound.
RRSP HOME BUYER'S PLAN
This program allows you to withdraw up to $25,000 from your RRSP to buy or build a new home.
You can also use it to buy or build a new home for yourself or someone you know with a disability.
Home buyer's tax credit
The First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit is a non-refundable tax credit that helps homeowners recover closing costs such as legal expenses and inspections.
First-time buyers can claim up to $5,000 for the purchase of a qualifying home on their personal tax return on the year of purchase. You could net up to $750! However, you cannot have lived in another home you or your partner owned in the previous 4 years.
If you have a disability (I.e., you are eligible for the disability tax credit) or if you bought the house to improve accessibility for someone who is disabled, you do not have to be a first-time home buyer.
Genworth Canada Energy-Efficient Housing Program
Land Transfer Tax Refunds for First-Time Home Buyers
Under this program, if you’ve never owned a home anywhere before – ever – you could quality to receive a refund of the land transfer tax for the first $368,000 of the value of the home. The maximum amount of the refund is $4,000.
The biggest hurdle in qualifying for the maximum amount of this program is that all purchasers of the home must be first-time homebuyers. If one or more of the purchasers has owned a home anywhere in the world previously, the amount will be reduced.
GST/HST Tax Credit
The GST/HST new housing rebate gives back some of the GST or the federal part of the HST you paid – up to $1,500 – for new or substantially renovated house that is your primary place of residence provided that you meet all the eligibility requirements.
CMHC Green Home
If you buy, build or renovate for energy efficiency using CMHC-insured financing, you could receive a 15% rebate for building a home to ENERGY STAR standards or up to 25% for building a home to R-2000 building standards.
Northern Locations Energy Credit
Those living in a qualifying location can take advantage of the Northern Ontario Energy Credit. This tax credit allows single people to receive a credit on their taxes of up to $151 and allows families (including single parents) to receive up to $232.
The purpose of this program is to help Northern Ontario residents with the higher energy costs they face living in the north.
Ontario Every And Property Credit
Non-seniors can receive up to $1,043 while seniors can receive up to $1,187. Even students can receive a credit of $25 if any of their costs were related to energy costs, and if you live on a reserve or in a public long-term care home, you can receive up to $232.
Options For Homes
They also offer a Condo 101 class that explains what someone should look for then they purchase a new condominium.
Habitat For Humanity
You can be a homeowner! Get of the rent rut with Habitat for Humanity. This group helps low-income families build and buy simple, decent quality, affordable homes through a no-interest mortgage with payments set at less than 30% of gross income. Instead of a down payment, families contribute their sweat equity
Municipal Land Transfer Tax Rebate Program
If you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident living in Toronto and you’re ready to buy your first home, don’t forget to register for the land transfer tax rebate. In conjunction with the provincial tax credit, you can get up to $4,475.00 back from the land transfer tax you pay when you buy your home.
Both new and existing homes qualify, but neither you and/nor your spouse can ever have owned a home before at any time anywhere in the world. Don’t delay, because to receive the entire rebate, your application has to be reviewed by the City of Toronto before the 10-day deadline is up!
Daniels FirstHome Boost Program
Daniels FirstHome has an innovative payment plan that is much more flexible and achievable in the midst of today’s fluctuating new mortgage rules. With locations throughout the Toronto area, this builder offers condos and townhomes in attractive neighbourhoods aimed at first-time home buyers.
The program offers an interest-free, 20-year forgivable loan for 10% of the down payment that, when added to the 5% that you need to put down, “boosts” your down payment to 15%. On top of that, you could also qualify for an additional $25,000 in financing. You don’t even have to have the whole 5% up front. All you need to get started is $3,500 when you sign the Agreement to Purchase and Sale, and then you can pay $1,000 a month after that until you reach the required 5%.
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