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
BOTTLES OF PERRIER
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.
105 5th Avenue S
Saugeen Indian Reserve #29, Ontario
A Waterfront Beach Oasis! Leasehold Cottage Near Sauble Beach Is Proudly Being Offered For Sale. Every Little Detail Has Been Considered From A Yellow Door Representing The Sun, Blue Shingles For The Sky And White Cedar Shakes For The Sand. The Interior Reflects The Same Beach House Theme. Extensively Renovated In 2017, The Main Living Space Has Rebuilt Floor Supports, Insulation, New Kitchen, Bathroom, Vinyl Plank Flooring. Bedrooms Updated. Shingles 2021. Extras:Sep Bunkie + Storage Shed. Private Lot 85' Lake Frontage Fire Pit. Outdoor Shower. Septic Holding Tank Approved 2017. Will Consider Selling Furnished. 25 Yr Lease Until 2046. Current 5 Year Lease Rates Of $9600/Year + $1000 Service Fee. (id:22681)
Royal LePage D C Johnston Realty Brokerage
56 Old Oliphant Road
South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
NATURAL PARADISE on 24 acres just on the outskirts of Wiarton. Private and quiet with a section cleared and ready for you to build your dream home. The back portion of the lot hosts various trees including maple trees if you should take interest in making your own maple syrup. Combined with the protected stream running through the property and the forested area, take the opportunity to make your own trails and enjoy the entertainment of the wildlife. This is located on a quiet road, with the entrance already established. Centrally located with a 15min drive to Sauble Beach, 25 min drive to Lions Head, 30 min drive to Owen Sound and 50 min Drive to Tobermory. Great parcel of land on the Bruce Peninsula. Buyer/agent to do due diligence on any government requirements (ie., encroachments and easements) that could affect a buyers specific proposed use of the property. Speak with the building department at the Municipality of South Bruce Peninsula for additional information on building, zoning bylaws, and permits etc. (id:22681)
Century 21 In-Studio Realty Inc.
499 Elizabeth Street
This ONE OWNER, 3 bedroom, solid, back-split on a dead end quiet road is the perfect family home! Located in the quiet, friendly village of Hepworth on a dead end road within walking distance to the local amenities and a short 5 (+/-) min drive to the famous SAUBLE BEACH! Centrally located between Wiarton, Port Elgin and Owen Sound. Desirable open concept living with a few steps up to the bedrooms and a few steps down to a finished family room in the Lower Level with ease of access to the attached 1 car garage so you don't have to get caught in the rain/snow bringing in your groceries! Find 2 additional rooms above the garage which would make for great extra storage or private separate office space. Freshly painted main floor August 2021. Great size, private back yard with fire pit. Nice size shed which will be finished with new roof shingles prior to closing. House shingles were replaced in 2016. Driveway recently sealed, Sept 2021. Natural Gas available. Just move in to this cozy home, sit back and enjoy! Call your REALTOR® today to book your private viewing. (id:22681)
Sutton-Sound Realty Inc. Brokerage (Wiarton)
Pt Farm Lt 1 6 Highway
Just shy of 2 acres this beautiful building lot is ready for your dream cottage getaway! Sunning mature trees, very private from other cottages, only steps to Dunks Bay Rd, St. Edmunds Secondary School, and close to the picturesque town of Tobermory. (id:22681)
Royal LePage Rcr Realty Brokerage (Os)
Pt Lt 32 St Vincent-Sydenham Townline
110 Acres of privacy and no neighbours ! Beautiful property with year round creek . Gently sloping land,currently used for cattle pasture or could be further cleared for cash cropping with approx. 85 -90 acres able to cleared and 20acres of bush at the back of the farm. Perimeter fenced for cattle. This could also make a great recreational property with lots of wildlife. Farming , recreation or hassle free investment. Taxes are $664/year . (id:22681)
Royal LePage Rcr Realty Brokerage (Os)
200 Harbour Street Unit# 101
HOW MUCH CLOSER to the LAKE can one get!!!You will absolutely love this HARBOURFRONT condo enjoying a north west exposure of the harbour and lake plus the incomparable sunsets and downtown lakeside location. This exquisitely renovated unit offers unmatched relaxation with its easy flow of space bathed in natural light from the open floor plan and abundance of windows. This is one of the largest units located on the main floor and is now like new; the double doors open onto a large welcoming foyer and then it's the WOW factor, you will be mesmerized by this gracious and sophisticated update: engineered hardwood flooring throughout the living, dining and kitchen areas; double-sided gas fireplace in the dining/living room; all new paintwork and crown moulding throughout; a fabulous galley kitchen with all new cabinetry and appliances; two new bathrooms including master ensuite; two ductless air conditioning/heat pump units. Also enjoying main floor laundry and patio doors onto two balconies. And outside: imagine sitting in the newly designed private patio area overlooking the harbour, enjoying a good book...or strolling on the Boardwalk on a warm summer evening. The condo building itself has recently undergone many upgrades including new Hardyboard siding, balconies with clear plexiglass , roof, entranceway and landscaping. All of this situated conveniently downtown within walking distance of shops and restaurants. You only live once, this is the perfect balance of simplicity and first class living. (id:22681)
RE/MAX Land Exchange Ltd Brokerage (Kincardine)
205 Lake Range Drive Drive
Rare find vacant residential lot in Pt Clark 135 ft x 159 ft. Close to beach. Hydro and water available, Septic system required as well as drive way off of Lake Range. (id:22681)
Royal LePage Exchange Realty Co. Brokerage
2589 28th Avenue E
Owen Sound, Ontario
Beautifully renovated three bedroom, three bathroom Ontario farmhouse nestled on a private and stunningly landscaped 4.6 acre parcel on the outskirts of Owen Sound. This perfect oasis is located only a few kilometers from all the east side amenities, including extensive shopping, schools, college and the hospital. Open concept kitchen with restored wood floors and provides access to either of the two porches to enjoy the exquisite gardens and wooded views. Large main floor formal dining room and living room will make hosting family dinners and get togethers a breeze. The primary suite is also located on the main floor with a 4pc ensuite with access to the charming stone patio complete with decorative and operational hand pump well. Up one of the two staircases to the bright and airy second floor you'll find two additional spacious bedrooms with ample closet space, convenient laundry room, lovely skylight lite reading nook and comfortable family room overlooking the wooded back yard. Double detached garage plus an impressive 36x48 shop providing lots of room for your projects and storage for all your toys. Completely upgraded, spray foam insulated and economical to run. This wonderful home is the perfect mix of rural privacy with a city address. (id:22681)
Royal LePage Rcr Realty Brokerage (Os)
530 Claude Street
CENTRAL LOCATION!!!! This four bedroom home features main floor living with a bedroom, the 4 pc bathroom and laundry all on the spacious main floor. With three more bedrooms upstairs there is plenty of room for overflow or extra bedrooms for the growing family. Off the large kitchen that hosts lots of cupboards, you will find a spacious pantry room with plenty of storage. With brand new carpet and freshly painted this home is ready and turn key. It is centrally located and within walking distance to all the main amenities in town or a short walk to the shores of Georgian Bay. (id:22681)
Century 21 In-Studio Realty Inc.
27 Mill Street
Beautiful home built by Domm Construction in 2010-2011. Upgraded insulation (blown in blanket system) makes heating this 2800+ sq. ft home very reasonable. Large front porch leads to a grand entrance. Open concept kitchen/dining & living room. Kitchen has an 8' island, loads of cabinets & large windows to allow the view of the surrounding farmer's fields. Living room has an 18' ceiling, don't worry the blinds are on a remote to easily open & close. 12' vaulted ceilings in the master which has a 4 piece ensuite & 2 walk in closets. Powder room, laundry & another bedroom completes the main level. Upper level has 2 additional bedrooms, 4 piece bath, bonus room over the garage & large loft that over looks into living room. Partially finished basement adds a rec room, games room, exercise room & plumbing already in for a 3 piece bath. Bonus is the walk up to the attached garage with a Rhino epoxy floor finish. Don't forget the 24' x 36' shop with concrete floor, hydro, frost free hydrant & 14' door. All this on a beautiful, landscaped lot plus you are less than 10 minutes from Hanover. Call for more details. (id:22681)
Coldwell Banker Saugeen Real Estate Brokerage
7393 6 Sideroad W
Built in 2000 this 1700 sq ft bungalow is located in the middle of 100 acres of pure serenity. 35 acres workable on the East side of the property and the rest is a mix of hardwood and softwood. It's the ideal property for whatever your heart desires...hosting family reunions, hunting, or quiet summer evenings. Farm the workable acres for yourself or rent out for additional income. The bungalow features a massive living/dining room with plenty of windows and a beautiful skylight. Enjoy cooking in the kitchen with a breakfast nook overlooking the backyard. Large master bedroom on the main floor, and additional bedrooms in the finished basement. Outbuildings include a 20x30 shed, 14x16 pole barn, 16x16 outdoor kitchen, and chicken coop. Property has a natural pond and lots of space for your animals. Your new home is located in the middle of everything. 45 minutes to Guelph, Kitchener, or Orangeville, and 60 minutes to cottage country. (id:22681)
Coldwell Banker Win Realty Brokerage
236 Old Mill Road
Georgian Bluffs, Ontario
Waterfront (road between) you will enjoy the water of Colpoy's Bay, this is a great year round home or recreation. Close to Wiarton, 1hr from Tobermory & everything in between for all your recreation pleasures!!! Very desirable area the home features an open plan with a cozy gas fireplace. Walkout to back deck with a covered barbecue area. Rainy days is no challenge with the fabulous spacious sunroom. Updated main 3pc bth with WI glass shower & heated floor, 3 good size bedrooms. Lg front decking overlooks the water, plenty of entertaining space on this deck! Appliances included, furniture is negotiable. (id:22681)
Keller Williams Realty Centres Brokerage (Wiarton)
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“Shannon took the time to learn what we liked, and what we didn’t. As first time buyers, we had quite a learning curve, and she was very patient in teaching us. She went the extra mile to find just the right home we both loved, and was as excited for us as we were!”
Doug & Sue Reider
“We have worked with Shannon Deckers now on three real estate transactions! She always goes above and beyond to make things work out. Her dedication to her job, whether assisting in a sale or finding that dream property, shines through in all she does. Truly a pleasure to work with!”
OWEN SOUND, ON
“Shannon did an amazing job selling our house in record time! She really goes above and beyond! I would highly recommend her as a realtor for both buying and selling.”
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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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