Tag: community

20/04/2017

New Housing Regulations Provincial government announces rent and housing reforms

It’s no surprise the provincial government has finally acted. With an annual increase of over 30% in home values throughout the region it’s a wonder it took them so long to do something.  The Globe and Mail has produced a summary of the announcement made today. The foreign buyer tax... learn more
13/04/2017

Guelph is #1 for Housing MoneySense Magazine Gives Top Marks to the Royal City

Recently, MoneySense magazine released a report ranking the best cities in Canada that are the most attractive to real estate buyers and Guelph topped the list. Our sales professionals have long known that Guelph is a hidden gem regarding real estate values and now the world has been notified as well.... learn more
24/01/2017

CMHC: Toronto House Prices Spillover to Guelph Royal City directly affected by GTA prices

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation News Release TORONTO, January 24, 2017 — Increasing home prices in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are having a spillover effect in surrounding centres, particularly those within commuting distance. This analysis is part of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) latest Housing Market Insight (HMI)... learn more
04/07/2016

New Property Assessments Coming Mailed to Guelph homes on July 25, 2016

We are half-way through the 2016 assessment year, which was last done by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) in 2012 for the years 2012-2016. MPAC will be mailing the next four assessment years of 2017-2020 to all Guelph home owners on July 25, 2016 according to the schedule posted on... learn more
03/06/2016

Ontario Government Helping Homeowners Save Money With $100M investment under Ontario Green Investment Fund

The province is putting its new Climate Change Strategy into action by investing $100 million from the Ontario Green Investment Fund to take advantage of the economic and job opportunities in clean technologies and to help homeowners reduce their energy bills and cut greenhouse gas emissions. In partnership with Enbridge Gas Distribution... learn more
01/06/2016

Local 7-Year-Olds Require Immunization Suspension from school possible

It’s important that we live in a healthy environment in Guelph. Recently Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Heath issued a media release about mandatory immunization of 7-year-olds in our local area:   Media Release: 7 year olds with incomplete immunization records are facing suspension from school Students born in 2008 with incomplete immunization... learn more
30/05/2016

City of Guelph News Releases What's currently happening in the Royal City

As your fiercely local real estate company, we wanted to pass on the following links for recent news releases by the City of Guelph: Proposed bylaw to ensure transparent water and wastewater billing City, Kindle hosting open houses to discuss potential community hub Guelph Transit offers free service on Clean Air Day... learn more
16/03/2016

No Shortage of Organized Sports By Brett Nodwell

Everyone wants to keep their kids active through the summer. In a world of video games and Netflix, it is increasingly important to involve and educate our kids about keeping physically fit and give them a way to release energy in a constructive manner. Thankfully, there is no shortage of... learn more
23/01/2016

8 Great Reasons Why I Love Guelph By Lise Anne Janis

Guelph has been getting a lot of great press recently. I think this is a public confirmation of something we’ve known for a while. There’s something in the water, or maybe it’s the confluence of the two rivers, but there’s definitely something that makes Guelph special. So special, in fact,... learn more
29/12/2015

Welcome Home Looking back at 2015 and ahead to 2016

As December winds down and we ramp up for 2016, full of hope, ambition and the promise of an exciting new year. I thought it appropriate, like many at this time of year to reflect upon the past twelve months, what we’ve accomplished, lessons we’ve learned and milestones we’ve celebrated. learn more