March 2018

Found 4 blog entries for March 2018.

You’ve been saving for your down payment, you’ve been looking online, and you’ve been thinking of your ‘must have’ list. The budget is set, and you’ve determined your prime location(s). Perhaps you’ve even begun looking at potential new homes! But there are a few questions still to consider when getting ready to buy your first home, or your second, third, or final home.

Have you thought about which type of purchase you’d like to make? Do you want a freehold property, a land lease, or a condo? Do you know the difference between the three? Here, we will break these down to help you determine which decision is right for you! The Jen Scholte Team is here to assist you in determining the best strategy for your move. 

What is a Freehold?

 

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Though ice hummocks are beautiful, appealing and can portray a wonderful shade of blue, we would like to remind you that while beautiful yes, there are dangers surrounding walking, exploring or playing on the hummocks themselves. 

What are Ice Hummocks?

Ice Hummocks are large chunks of ice that get pushed into shore. They can build up and create quite an intriguing and beautiful shoreline made purely by mother nature.

While the temperatures are fluctuating between winter and spring the waves shift and push the ice shelf around sometimes pulling it out into the lake and other times pushing it back to shore. These 'piles' of ice are not as stable as they may appear however. As tempting as they may be, please don't wander out onto them for a

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Posting Notice Received! You've received notification that you're being posted to CFB Borden or CFB Meaford, now what? 

The Jen Scholte Team is proud to be your knowledgeable and experienced 'go to' team in solving your housing needs and leaving you with a seamless and easy transition. Below is a checklist to ensure we have all details covered in preparation for your house hunting trip. 

  1. If you have noted properties of interest, need more information about the area, have questions about schools, and need to plan for your transition - we'd like to make this easy by having a preliminary phone consultation and introduction. 
  2. If you have a wish list, feel free to share and we can get started searching for you.
  3. Let's discuss any special
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The Jen Scholte Team Reminds You To Spring Forward This Weekend

Spring is just around the corner! On Sunday March 11th at 2:00am we "spring forward" 1 hour into daylight savings time. Sadly however, we lose an hour of sleep which can be hard on the body and have consequences. 

Here are some tips for a healthy and happy transition into Daylight Savings! 

  1. Start going to bed earlier. Even 15 minutes early for a few days prior will help your body acclimate quicker
  2. Adjust the timing of your daily routines, such as eating dinner a touch earlier 
  3. Spring forward early in the evening on Saturday. Set your clocks an hour ahead Saturday evening and go to bed at your "normal" time. By doing so you're prepping early for the change giving your body an
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