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Thursday, May 21, 2020   /   by Tiffany Rosete

May | Homeward Bound Monthly Newsletter

Just about every May I sit down to write Homeward Bound; I write about Mother’s Day. And why not… it is a very special day for very special people.
My Mom used to tell me, seemingly repeatedly, to do this and do that, not to do this and not to do that. ALL, I recall very valuable advice. Looking back on it all these many years later, I can say she was and still is, a very wise woman.
Time reveals, in fact, just about every caring Mother is a Wise Woman. I can see why we carve out a special day each year to acknowledge MomsSo here is a shout out to all Mom’s – Happy Mother’s Day!!


For ALL those whose Mom is no longer with us, may you remember the best about them? In addition to that,
there are also many who never knew their Mom due to unfortunate circumstances. I bet someone played that
role in their life and they too deserve a Happy Mother’s Day!

Regardless, we can celebrate this Mother’s Day knowing Moms bo ...

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Friday, April 17, 2020   /   by Tiffany Rosete

April | Homeward Bound Monthly Newsletter

Give Me 30 Seconds and Together We'll Help Those Who Need Help the Most
Welcome to the month of April.  By the time you are reading this, you will be deep into it.  That means I can’t play any April Fool jokes on you. Never been a fan of those anyway.  
COVID-19 has proven its far from being an April Fools joke.  We all wish it were. In case you missed our adjustments to better help customers during this time, here they are: 
We are here for YOU!
Our hearts go out to everyone that has been impacted by this pandemic. There are a lot of unknowns, and your health, and safety is our #1 priority. The real estate market is strong with many buying and selling real estate right now- if you are curious about rates, want market updates, or need support- We are here!
Buyer and Seller Consultations
To help you maintain social distancing, our team offers virtual Buyer and Seller consultations with Google Video Conferencing for our clients who prefer this ...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020   /   by Tiffany Rosete

Things You Need to know To Pass Your Home Inspection

What to do during a home inspection
 
What is a home inspection?
Home inspection is a report on the overall condition of the home. As per the state’s guidelines, the home should recognize well-being, security, or major mechanical issues.
 
How do you Choose your Home Inspector?
Most home purchasers decide to make the close depending upon the consequence of the home review.
It is helpful that you discover a list of inspectors in your state or zone that has a place with the nonprofit professional organization
It is best to look for Home Advisors and Yelp Reviews.
 
What Do Home Inspectors Look For?
Try not to be worried about the number of imperfections recorded on your report. The same number will be so minor you won't have trouble to fix them. Rather, focus on the reality of the home’s issues.
By having an understanding of these 11 problem areas as you walk through your home, you’ll be arming yourself against future disappointment
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Saturday, September 22, 2018   /   by Lake Country Real Estate Team

New to Orillia Checklist

Did you just buy a new house in Orillia? If so, congratulations! Maybe you are still looking into moving up north to enjoy the Cottage Country and all of its activities year round, but are still undecided. Whatever your case may be you want to know what are the most popular destinations that any resident, young or old, can enjoy while living in the Sunshine City.


Couchiching Beach Park


Couchiching Beach is a lakeside park located at the foot of Downtown Orillia. This Orillia beach is ideal for swimming, has an extensive boardwalk, play equipment, and a mini-train ride making it a great destination for families to enjoy Lake Couchiching.



Attend an event at Tudhope Park


Tudhope is another one of Orillia’s popular parks. Tudhope park has expansive green areas which makes it the ideal destination for many Orillia events including the Mariposa Folk Festival, RibFest, and more. This 65 acre park includes beach volleyball, a sandy beach, baseball fields, trails, sp ...

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Monday, September 3, 2018   /   by Lake Country Real Estate Team

Labour Day. YADILOH SDRAWKCAB EHT.

Did you get the title? It’s ‘Labour Day. The Backwards Holiday.’ Every year I wonder why this holiday is named Labour Day. Since it’s a holiday intended to be just that, a holiday- I think it would be better suited to be named Relax Day, Lazy Day, Off Day, maybe Sleep-in Day, or even Do-Nothing Day, anything other than Labour Day. After all, we know what labour means, and if anything we should be celebrating Labour Day by labouring.




Labour Day came about because workers felt they were spending too many hours and days on the job.


In the 1830s, manufacturing workers were pulling in 70-hour work weeks on average. Sixty years later, in 1890, these numbers dropped to 60 hours a week, which was an improvement but it was still too high.
 
These long working hours caused many union organizers to focus on earning a shorter eight-hour work day. They also focused on getting workers more days off, such as the Labour Day holiday, and reducing the work ...

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