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Real Estate Selling Mistakes to Avoid this Winter
Putting your homes up for sale during the holidays doesn’t have to be difficult. Niagara Region may have harsh Ontario winters to deal with but avoiding these winter selling mistakes will make sure your home still sells for top dollar. ...Read More
5 Simple Home Improvement Tips for the Holidays
The holiday season is a great time for small home improvements. As real estate professionals servicing Niagara, St. Catharines, Pelham and beyond, McGarr is here with 5 tips to help you update your home this winter. ...Read More
Festival of Lights Reindeer
The Winter Festival of Lights has returned for its 40th anniversary! As a trusted cornerstone of the Niagara Region real estate market, we’ve put together this blog to help you get to know the area. ...Read More
Fresh seafood oysters
Have you been looking at real estate in Niagara but aren’t where you’ll head for food once you move? This article will help you get to know five awesome spots to enjoy in Pelham. ...Read More
Woman pushing boy in wheel barrow
The Niagara Region real estate market boasts some of the best outdoor spaces we know of, yet many of us aren’t aware of how much potential we have! This blog will help you use the fall season to keep your lawn in tip-top shape. ...Read More
Trucking holding sign and pumpkins
The weather is cooler and the leaves on the trees are starting to change colours. It’s officially fall! In the spirit of this wonderful season, we thought we’d share some fun local activities to add to your autumn bucket list. ...Read More
Students raising hands in classroom
Summer is often considered the best time for a family to move – the weather is nice, and since school isn’t in session, it gives your young ones plenty of time to warm up to their new environment. There are several things you can do as parents to ensure their move during school season is a walk in the park. ...Read More
Person Inspecting - Home Appraisals
In order for buyers to be approved for a mortgage, an appraisal must be done to confirm the sale price for the lender. For sellers, a good appraisal is imperative to ensure they receive the best price for the house. ...Read More
Variety of Organic Vegetables from Farmer's Market
One-stop shops for locally grown fruit, vegetables and flowers can be found around every corner in Niagara. They also offer us an excellent way to become more immersed in our local communities. Here’s a look at some of our favourite farmers’ markets in the Niagara Region. ...Read More
Aerial View of the Niagara Region
Did you know the region is also home to a cider house, an ice cream parlour with ice cream made on-site, and a woodsy paradise with tree house structures? There’s a lot more to Niagara than what meets the eye. To help you discover its true charm and wonder, we’re sharing 5 of the region’s hidden gems. ...Read More
Air Conditioning Unit Ready for Inspection
If you choose to skimp out on the inspection, you risk moving into a new home with a system that could cause your energy bills to skyrocket. Don’t risk it and have an HVAC professional inspect the home’s system. ...Read More
Decew Falls
With thousands of acres of parks and trails throughout the Niagara Region, where do you begin? Allow us to be your guide with this list of top places to hike in the region–from well-known, well-loved local treasures to secret gems. ...Read More
Miniature House Concept
Whether you’re a smart homeowner or a real estate investor, it is critical you understand the power of refinancing your mortgage. Re-evaluating your mortgage(s) each year could save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. In this blog, we’ll be discussing what it means to refinance your mortgage, how to do so, and its many benefits.
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Prince of Wales Hotel
Niagara-on-the-Lake is not only one of the affluent communities in Canada, but it is also one of the best places to live. Ranking eight out of the top 25 communities in Canada, Niagara-on-the-Lake was applauded for its demographics, wealth and economy, and weather. Learn more about this beautiful municipality here! ...Read More
Poolside
As you watch your friends and family members prep their pools for the warm weather, you may be wondering, is it time I invest in a pool? But before you call the contractors or relocate to a home with a pool, there are some things you should consider. ...Read More

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