Barrie is a great real estate investment. Alicia Linklater is an experienced and award winning Century 21 realtor, with many years of successful sales in Barrie and the surrounding area of Simcoe. When you're looking to invest in real estate, you want to invest in communities which are thriving. Barrie offers all of the ideal amenities for future resale. Location, location, location! Picturesque scenery, access to the lake and cottage country, good schools, beautiful parks and safe neighbourhoods, and less than an hour’s drive to Toronto. These make Barrie a great choice for residents and investors.
The overall supply remains below levels seen in most of the past decade. Low inventory over time can put pressure on prices to move up. All signs are positive, as low mortgage interest rates make a first home more affordable than ever. Mortgage rates continue to be offered at record lows, making home sales a wise investment.
Compared to the Rest of Canada, Barrie and the surrounding areas are doing well, a strong market. Barrie is certainly a Seller’s Market. The year-to-date average price figure for homes sold within the City of Barrie was $373,203. This was a 9.4 percent increase compared to the average selling price at the same time in 2014. The year-to-date average price figure for the surrounding areas was $410,488
If you're looking to buy or sell in the Barrie area, contact Alicia Linklater, your local Century 21 Sales Representative. Alicia has substantial expertise in the Barrie housing market. She is a busy mom, energetic member of the Barrie Huronia Rotary Club, an active volunteer and spokesperson for The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barrie. Alicia participates in many fundraisers for various causes, most notably Multiple Sclerosis, and has sponsors both hockey and soccer teams in the area.