Market 2023
In 2023 we experienced a shift towards a more “normal” real estate market, and after the unpredictability of 2022, it felt nice. Prices moderated, offering hope to first-time buyers, interest rates rose to stabilize the market, and fluctuations in supply and demand were seen throughout the year. It’s been an interesting year of adjustment, and we’re excited to share more insights in our 2023 Market Report. Please enjoy the read and as always, do not hesitate to reach out to McGarr Realty to speak with one of our knowledgeable Realtors. ...Read More
Downtown residential Port Colborne Ontario Canada
Now is a wonderful time to buy property in the Niagara region! Prices have steadied and, in some places, even dropped over the last year, making many towns, cities, and rural properties in this highly sought-after area affordable for many Canadians. ...Read More
Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario Canada
Welcome to the enchanting region of Niagara, where sophistication meets history, gaiety, and community in a cultural corner that beckons those seeking a vibrant and enriching lifestyle. ...Read More
Young couple having dinner together together at the night market taking a selfie
The Niagara region of southern Ontario is home to a lively and diverse community of students, professionals, tradespeople and retirees, many of whom have one big thing in common: A love of food. ...Read More
Couple using app on tablet deciding on interior removations
Are you thinking about selling up and looking for a new dream home in Niagara? For buyers, the good news is that home values have fallen slightly over the last year. For sellers, of course...that's not-so-good news. If your home feels a bit stale, have you considered a redesign and renovation? ...Read More
House key with keychain cottage on festive knitted background
Mortgage interest rates weigh heavily on the decisions Canadians make when buying a home or renegotiating their mortgages. Over time, even the smallest difference in interest can have a significant impact on overall costs, so its important to know what to expect from the market over the course of the next year. ...Read More
Street view of Niagara on the Lake in Winter
Make this year's holiday season one to remember! From the Winter Festival of Lights to the Annual Poinsettia Show, experience the magic of the holidays at one of the many events happening in and around Niagara this season. ...Read More
Happy senior couple walking together through vineyard
If you've had the pleasure of spending time in Niagara, driving through the region or even just living nearby, you've probably already thought about retiring here. If you're considering buying a home in the Niagara region to begin the next chapter of your life, we think you'll be quite pleased with everything the area has to offer. ...Read More
Woman standing holding decorative miniature home in snowy weather
Winter is coming! To avoid broken pipes, frozen plumbing, indoor teeth chattering and atrocious gas and energy bills, do yourself a favour and winterize your home before the real cold weather arrives. ...Read More
Concerned couple reading a mortgage lender
Understanding the financial jargon associated with buying a home can be overwhelming for even seasoned business owners—so if you’re feeling confused, don’t worry! We’re here to help you understand what’s going on behind the scenes with mortgage lenders, insurance companies and brokers so you get the best possible deal when buying a home. ...Read More
Kids picking pumpkins in Halloween pumpkin patch
Did you know that pumpkins have been growing in North America for about 10,000 years? This blog will explore how Fall came to be filled with pumpkins and all the wonderful ways you can include them in your autumn festivities–from hollowing them out with creative carvings to including them in seasonal recipes. ...Read More
House staging main bathrrom
Staging your home is a profitable investment. It can result in quicker offers, and the highest sale value. Staging your house for sale can seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. ...Read More
Aerial scene of St. Catharines Ontario Canada
If you're lucky enough to call or have called St. Catharines your home, then you already know this beautiful city contains many different areas or neighbourhoods that feel much like small towns of their own. Nestled right in the heart of the Niagara Region, this is only one of the things that makes St. Catharines such a special place to live, work, and play. ...Read More
before and after of hand painting roller to reveal newly remodelled room
Fancy yourself a handy DIYer but never painted a room? This blog's for you! Painting a room provides a quick, budget friendly way to spruce up any space. ...Read More
well organized garage
The very purpose of a garage is to store your vehicles in a clean, dry place when they're not in use. Many people use their garage for exactly that but many of us only wish we did. It’s time to take action and organize your garage! ...Read More

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