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Barrie Real Estate as a part of a holistic approach to a portfolio.

Some people, and some agents, will tell you that ‘now’ is the best time to buy Barrie Real Estate. I’m certain that over the next few months there will be many reports on how great the Barrie Real Estate market is and how not getting in now will be a mistake. Well I’m not sure that it is and I’m not convinced that it isn’t. What I do know is that investing in Real Estate needs to consider many factors but market emotions, isn’t one of them.

Having spent 18 years in international finance running portfolio’s for major banks I feel I have a unique blend of investment experience, economic awareness and can bring this to the table to help my clients understand the long term impacts of investment Real Estate.

So what is ‘Investment Real Estate’? Read the rest of this entry

Large 4 bedroom 2 storey home located in the popular Kingswood Estates and within the Algonquin school district. This is a large executive style home with approx. 2700sqft of living space + an unfinished basement. Extensive hardwood can be found throughout the main floor of this home.
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35 Marlow Circle – $314,900

Situated at the top of the sub division and occupying one the most prestigious pie shaped lots, you will find this extremely well presented 3 bedroom raised bungalow. The triple bay garage with inside entry leaves room for all the toys, while the simply huge rear yard allows the growing family room to spread out and enjoy that back yard fun.
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Just hot off the press, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York this afternoon surprised everyone by raising the discount rate from 0.50% to 0.75%. This is a 25bp hike and represents what could be the beginning of a new shift in policy. The Discount rate is the emergency lending rate that the Fed will lend to banks. Read the rest of this entry

Barrie Real Estate – Mortgage changes

The Government of Canada today announced changes to mortgage financing rules effective April 19th 2010. The lenders however, are likely to adopt the changes almost immediately so if you are in the process of thinking of buying a home, at the very least call your mortgage professional now and get pre-qualified. There are three main changes to mortgage financing rules and these are likely to affect the Barrie Real Estate market. Read the rest of this entry

Welcome to the Barrie Real Estate Blog

Ian Hocking Team - Barrie Real Estate

Ian Hocking Team - Barrie Real Estate

Welcome to our Barrie Real Estate Blog. If you would like information about listings then feel free to check out our main listing site at:

http://hockinghomes.com

See you soon!

The Hocking Homes Team

One of the reasons I work with Royal LePage and enjoy being a Barrie Realtor is the community giving sharing spirit. This video clip will give you some idea of what I mean, Enjoy. Ian Hocking

The following article originated from the Barrie Association of Realtors and gives a general overview wrap of Real estate in the Barrie/Simcoe area for 2009. If you have any questions please give us a call.

Annual sales activity in 2009 tops previous year Read the rest of this entry

SITUATED 10 MINUTES FROM THE TOWN OF NEW LOWELL YOU WILL FIND THIS ENCLAVE OF ESTATE LOTS AND CUSTOM BUILT HOMES. SET AMIDST MATURE TREES ON 1.8 AC GIVES THIS HOME A WONDERFUL COUNTRY FEELING.16 Fawn - Barrie Real Estate Read the rest of this entry

HST effects on Barrie Real Estate?

Whether we like it or not in Ontario HST is heading our way. The Canadian Real Estate Association has thrown a couple of curve balls at HST train, however, it’s not likely to be derailed and even if it’s watered down a little, it’s coming! So how is this likely to affect the consumer? Read the rest of this entry

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