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Caulking Up Windows
Winter is coming—are you prepared? We suggest beginning the process outside. Start by removing debris from your gutters and pivot downspouts away from the foundation of your home to ensure water can move freely through them. ...Read More
Couple Getting Keys to Property
Buying a home is a big step; it can be frustrating and time-consuming, but the rewards are infinite. We have compiled this FAQ to help for first-time home buyers navigate some of the challenges and expectations that come along with buying a home. ...Read More
Man Inspecting Siding of Property
While emotion can sometimes cloud our judgement when investing, the benefits of a home inspection far outweigh the cons. A small financial expenditure can save you thousands in the long run, keeping your family safe and secure in the process! ...Read More
St. Catharines - Welland Aerial of Canal Entrance
Often called “The Heart of St. Catharines,” this former centre of industry is sometimes overlooked today. However, we believe that the neighborhood’s picturesque, old-world charm and host of amenities and entertainment activities make it an excellent destination for families and small business owners alike! ...Read More
Gardening Gloves During Autumn Season
As we head into fall, it’s time to pull out those rakes and prepare for the coming winter. While many of us are reluctant to say goodbye to summer, now is the ideal time for doing home maintenance projects to protect your home. Otherwise, you risk damage and problems that could worsen in the winter season.
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Photographer with Bed in Frame
Hiring professional photographers and videographers as it allows your property to be showcased at its best. This service enables our clients to stay competitive in the Niagara real estate market. In addition to helping to sell homes faster, professional photography provides a better experience for buyers and sellers alike. ...Read More
Vineyard in Niagara-on-the-Lake
We’ve certainly missed attending the incredible events hosted throughout our beautiful Niagara region. One of the events we’ve missed dearly is the Niagara Grape & Wine Festival. Heralded as Canada’s oldest wine festival, this event showcases Niagara’s thriving wine and grape industry while celebrating community at its core. ...Read More
Person Moving into Student Rental
Our McGarr Realty team has a wealth of experience in student rentals and works closely with our clients to find student rental properties worth the investment. During this process, we review the key elements to consider when purchasing a student rental investment property, including the 3 Ls: location, luxury and layout. ...Read More
Aerial of Residential Homes
While some people can spontaneously pack up their belongings and move halfway across the world, most of us feel better with a little more preparation. Like most big life changes, moving to another neighbourhood or city requires good planning and a lot of research. ...Read More
Modern Space
With the ever-changing Niagara real estate market, our team wants you to be in the best position possible if you have future plans to sell your home. If you are thinking about, or in the process of, renovating your property, it’s good to know which projects can yield a good return. ...Read More
McGarr Realty's Top 3 for June 2021
We are very proud to present our Top 3 Realtors for June: Naomi Knight, Shaun Thoms and Mary Jo Madera. Well done! ...Read More
The first half of 2021; how is our local Real Estate Market doing?
The first half of 2020 produced some of the most, if not the most, volatile statistics in market history thanks to the arrival of the COVID pandemic. ...Read More
Open Entrance Door with Furnished Living Room
If you are thinking about investing in real estate, now may be a great time to make your move! Let’s explore the different real estate investment options and which ones are suitable for you to invest in. ...Read More
McGarr Realty's Top 3 for May 2021
We proudly present our Top 3 Realtors for May: Dave Edward, Kim Schwenker and Joe Cosby. Congratulations! ...Read More
Realtor Showing Young Couple a House
Buying versus renting, what's better? In truth, the answer comes down to your unique life situation. Why? Because factors like where you live, your lifestyle, your financial state, and your future plans all play an important part in whether buying a home makes sense for you. ...Read More

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