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20 Highland Avenue, Barrie Ontario FOR SALE

(Published on - 10/2/2020 7:47:00 PM)



For Sale

20 Highland Avenue Barrie Ontario

MLS: 30825783                                                              * Bedrooms: 4 (3+1)

*Baths: 3.0 (2+1)                                                  *Finished Basement 

*Wood Burning Fireplace                                   *Property Taxes: $6,232

*Lot Size: 102 f x Irreg



Custom built Exclusive Sought after street in Barrie, Ontario. 20 Highland Avenue, Barrie is walking distance to the lakefront, parks and downtown. Low maintenance home built with red iron I-beam construction, concrete slab exterior walls and metal roof.  20 Highland Avenue is super private and a unique area of Barrie, surrounded by trees. 

Spectacular outdoor living area with stone patio, gazebo area, custom outdoor kitchen complete with running water, island, bar and wine fridge. No load bearing interior walls, solid wood floors throughout. Open concept feel with sunken living room, wood coffered ceilings and wood burning fireplace. Huge dining room for entertaining. Spiral staircase leading to 3 bedrooms. Master bedroom with 5 pc ensuite. 20 Highland Avenue, Barrie offers a bright home with lots of windows and a double garage with inside entry and storage loft. 


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How Covid19 is Affecting The Real Estate Market

(Published on - 7/24/2020 3:26:17 PM)


Monthly Breakdown

March 2020

  • New listings in the month of March were down 6%, while total residential units sold increased by 4%.
  • March 2020 had an average sales price of $541,911, a 5% increase from $515,969 in March of 2019.

April 2020

  • The new listings and sales price saw larger declines in the month of April 2020.
  • The average sales price in April 2020 was $526,999 showing a 4% increase from $508,187 in April of 2019.

May 2020

  • May's new listings there was an average decrease of 42%, and 12% for total sales.
  • The average sale price of homes in May 2020 was $552,733, a 7% increase compared to an average sales price of $514,888 in May 2019.

June 2020

  • The month of June had an approximate 9% decrease in new listings and increase of 47% in total sales.
  • The average sales price was $563,880 in June 2020, a 11% increase from June 2019 with a average of $514,522.

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First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

(Published on - 6/17/2020 3:11:35 PM)



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3383 Muskoka Street, Severn Ontario Washago

(Published on - 6/1/2020 4:10:41 PM)

Muskoka Street, Severn

3383 Muskoka Street, Severn Ontario

For Sale- "Hoopers"

MLS #30718033 

Price: $629,900

Located on the Main Street of Washago. Cottage & Lake country. 

  • Residence (live and work and play)
  • Retail Store (two stores in one)
  • Cafe/bakery


Selling a Building with a Residence ( upstairs) and Business (Main floor) all in one. Owner wanting to retire. Great opportunity? Live and Work, get away from the busy city life.

Upstairs is a Full Apartment/Residence, updated and rebuilt over the last 4 years. Main floor features Cafe/baked goods, and Retail Business.  (Chattel List available)

Established Cafe/bakery/retail sales have been increasing every year. Very Busy downtown area. Quick Hwy access to the year round and summer residents. Great Summer retreats. Area surrounded by Lakes and Bays.

Check out Washago, a small community located north of Orillia close to Highway 11 in the Township of Severn.  Home Hardware and several other business's make up a vibrant and Active Washago downtown.   Its downtown includes great local restaurants and stores which typically source local products! The downtown is also in close proximity to the Green & Black Rivers, and northern Lake Couchiching with access to the Trent-Severn Waterway. Washago is a great place to plan a stop to enjoy a leisurely stroll and visit the shops and dining locations.  Washago founded in 1906, read the history of a community with a great location to grow.

Full List of Inclusions with the Purchase.  

Listen to Residents describe why they live in Washago! 

Many Options with this Property, Investment Property in Washago, Live and Work.

  • Lease out the store
  • Lease out the Residence
  • Use as short term rental via Airbnb etc,

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CECRA Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for Small Business

(Published on - 5/27/2020 5:25:21 PM)

CECRA – Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance

Quick Facts

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 As of May 26 2020, applications will be accepted through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) website.

Here is the website to start your application:


The CMHC expects a large number of applications.

To manage this volume, the intake of applications will be staggered based on the size and location of the commercial property. Property owners can submit their applications according to the following timetable:

  • Monday, May 25: Property owners who are located in Atlantic Canada, British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec, with up to 10 tenants who are eligible for the program.
  • Tuesday, May 26: Property owners who are located in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and the Territories, with up to 10 tenants who are eligible for the program.
  • Wednesday, May 27: All other property owners in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and the Territories.
  • Thursday, May 28: All other property owners in Atlantic Canada, British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec.
  • Friday, May 29: All property owners across Canada.


This program is for small business tenants that are paying less than $50,000 per month in gross rent, with annual consolidated revenues of less than $2 million, and that have experienced at least a 70 per cent drop in pre-COVID-19 revenues. It will also be available to non-profit and charitable organizations.


How it Works - CECRA

Rent Reduction Agreement, Property owners must enter into an agreement with each tenant to confirm the reduction in accordance with the program terms and conditions.

Tenant Information, tenant information needed includes: contact details, registered business name, number of employees, consolidated revenues, lease area and the monthly gross rent for the period of April, May and June 2020.

To Qualfiy, impacted small business tenants are businesses that:

  • pay no more than $50,000 in monthly gross rent per location
  • generate no more thatn $20 million in gross annual revenues.
  • has experienced at least a 70% decline in pre-COVID-19 revenues.
  • Tenant to sign an attestation to their eligibility with the program.


I Currently Registered to give my Commercial tenants rent relief and went to the page, registered on the First day.  I did receive a username!  by email....that worked.

Still waiting for my password that was suppose to be text to me?  Never came.

  • Made a phone call, but busy...busy...busy....
  • "Forgot password" link,  did not work either??
  • Only thing I can suggest is patients.


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