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Celebrity Home Furniture Lines - You didn't expect

Have you seen the newest lines of Celebrity household decor?  You've probably heard of Kathy Ireland, Cindy Crawford and Martha Stewart furniture lines, but these one's might surprise you. After much research, here are the most surprising Celebrity Home Furniture lines.   Donald Trump Home    Featuring Hotel Style Bedding & Linens, furniture and ...
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Barrie's Historic Neighbourhood Strategy

Back in 2009 The City of Barrie launched a Name your Neighbourhood campaign to promote historic community signage and preservation. Over the past few years you may have noticed some new street signs popping up.  Do you know the name of your historic neighbourhood? They are: The Grove   West Village Queen’s Park   Brock Park Downtown   Allandale ...

Top 5 Reasons to Move to Barrie

There are many reasons why GTA residents are making Barrie their new home city, and here are the top 5 reported.   1. Affordability - $ 339,952 - Average House Sale Price - CMHC Fall 2014 2. Safety - voted one of the safest cities in Canada 3. Education - Georgian College ranked 3rd in the world - 2013 International Student Barometer 4. Business Opportunities - Barrie is ...

Learn a New Language for FREE!

Are you aware of the free language programs being offered at your child's school?  If so, are you taking advantage of it? The International Languages program is provided by the Simcoe County District School Board for children in grades 1 through 8. These are languages other than English and French. Some choices are: Arabic, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, Greek, Farsi, German, Spanish, ...

5 Reasons to visit Barrie's Theatre District

Art, culture and theatre right in your home town.   What more reasons to discover Barrie's theatre district? 1.  Support Local Business 2.  Affordable, and free parking certain days/times 3. Support Local Talent 4. Affordable ticket prices 5. Variety of venues   Georgian College Gryphon Theatre The Georgian Theatre is a professional theatre ...

5 Marketing Tips for Selling Your Home

This week my blog is about marketing tips for selling your home.  When we list our home we usually want to sell it fast. We may say things like "We don't have to move right away" or "Let's just see how it goes", but we really do want our house to sell fast!  Perhaps you have to relocate due to work or family, or maybe you found the house of your ...

Top 100 Summer Activities to do with your kids!

  Psst, you might want to post this to your fridge!    Summer holidays are exciting times, but they can also become drawn out and frustrating if you are constantly looking for things to do. Here is a handy list of of ideas that should keep your family busy all summer long!  Make sure to share this with your friends too!   Planning your days out is ...

We are one of Canada's Top 60 real estate offices!

Congratulations to Century 21 B.J. Roth Realty Ltd., Brokerage for being recognized as one of the Top 60 real estate offices in Canada! According to Real Estate Professional magazine, the top 60 real estate offices in Canada were selected based on the following criteria:  Average dollar amount (volume) per agent, Average number of sales per agent; and the office’s specialization, business ...

Simple Tips to Ease your Barrie Construction Woes

Gosh it's construction season again, and Barrie city workers are busy improving our roadways.   Although this is a good thing, it can reap havoc during our daily commute.   What  can you do to ease your construction woes?  Here are a few simple tips.   1.  Plan ahead.  This includes giving yourself extra time to anticipate delays and re-routes.  ...

How will Barrie's legalized Second Suites affect you?

            Attention Barrie Home Owners....recently the City of Barrie changed the bylaws for basement apartments or "second suites".  This means you can update your basement to rent out to tenants, or have a loved one live with you and it is legal. Why this change?  The City of Barrie is making efforts to provide more affordable housing ...