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We are shifting into a new 'normal' as we see the work from home model being adopted by many businesses. This allows people to come north and live further from their workplace, saving commute time and increasing the need for a home office and sufficient Internet.  

Some things to consider if your new remote work schedule allows you to work from home and relocate is - does your next home need to meet the 'work from home' requirements?
If you will be working from home let your REALTOR® know, there are many things that should be considered when house hunting to allow you to conduct business from home.  

The Jen Scholte Team has an abundance of relocation experience and is prepared to check off your work from home requirements for your next move! 

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NEW LISTINGS 

Our goal is to make navigating our website and home searching as seamless as possible for our clients. For your convenience, we will keep all of our most recent listings in this post. Feel free to bookmark it or refer to it as needed, we will be keeping it refreshed and up to date! All of our homes have had virtual tours added, you will find the "view virtual tour" button on each listing's individual website.

47 Innisbrook Dr, Wasaga Beach

172 Eighth Street #101, Collingwood

 

https://bit.ly/172EighthSt101

 

 

114 Jewel St, The Blue Mountains

114 Jewel St

 

 

 

10 Longdale Rd, Wasaga Beach

10 Longdale Rd

 

9760 Beachwood Rd, Collingwood

9760 Beachwood

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Having a great first impression, giving your home a friendly facelift and adding an element of interest can really pay off. Consider clean lines, colourful touches an element's that will make everyone smile.

As Realtors we look at projects that will increase the happiness of our homeowners, consider how much these projects will appeal to future buyers and recover 100% of the cost of your investment. A resounding yes to all of these questions is a sure-fire way to improve the value of your home by enhancing the curb appeal and outdoor features.

Here are the top five recommendations according to the National Association of Realtors Outdoor Features Impact Report.

  1. Landscape Maintenance 

  2. Consider a landscape upgrade 

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 COVID KEY CHANGES IN REAL ETSATE

The real estate industry is a prime example of an industry that has had to shift from conducting essential business in person to online. While real estate agents have been deemed an “Essential Service” by the Ontario government, there have been some key changes operationally, and systematically to provide a fluid real estate transaction with minimal contact.

What can buyers and sellers expect from The Jen Scholte Team during these uncertain times? Listen to the clip below where Expert Jen Scholte gives a brief of the key short- and long-term changes that will need to be implemented and maintained to meet clients where they are.

Clip from The Peak 95.1 FM's Ask The Expert with Jen Scholte:

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Continue Supporting Local Small Businesses‚Äč

We are so inspired by how our local businesses have adapted their services to continue to serve their customers throughout this challenging time. The Jen Scholte Team wanted to show our love and encouragement for our community by highlighting businesses that you can continue to support via online shops or take-out & delivery! It is more important than ever to continue showing love to your favourite local spots.

If you have exhausted your at-home cooking options, check out the list of your local favourites finding new ways to keep you well-fed!

Restaurants & Take-Out:

- Espresso Post - Take-Out & curbside pickup Call to order coffee, beans, bakery items and breakfast and lunch panini
Call to order

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 real estate as an essential service jen scholte

This week, real estate was deemed an essential service in Ontario. With local and federal governments implementing stay-at-home orders, real estate agents are having to redefine how they do business and find innovative ways to meet with clients while maintaining the health and safety of all parties involved. 
Many are left wondering what the current state of the real estate market is, how real estate agents are adapting and if now is a good time to enter into the market.

This morning on the Peak 95.1FM's Ask The Expert series, Jen Scholte provided concise answers to the questions floating around in many people's minds.

If you have found yourself wondering any of these questions, listen to the full interview below to get expert real estate advice

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Are you keeping your eyes on the Southern Georgian Bay area real estate market for an upcoming move in the spring or summer? 

We will be hosting a beautiful selection of new-build Open Houses in Wasaga Beach and Blue Mountain this weekend. Treat this as your formal invitation, our team would love to show you around these homes and answer any of your questions!

We hope to see you this weekend!

103 George McRae Rd, The Blue Mountains
Saturday, March 14th 2pm-4pm

Stunning custom designed Escarpment Style home by Optima Homes and Chalet Inc is located in prestigious Peaks Ridge in The Blue Mountains, nestled between Thornbury and Collingwood with easy access to highway 26; minutes from The Georgian Peaks Club with beautiful views of Georgian

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This Sunday, March 8th is International Women's Day. In honour of celebrating International Women's Day, we wanted to highlight and ask some questions for the women who are at work behind (and in front) of the Jen Scholte Team.

Jen Scholte

  • Who is a woman that inspires you? I'm inspired every day to push my boundaries, learn something new, do something scary and to be the best I can be. My Mom, Wilma and my Mother in Law, Bev are truly beautiful women who are amazing role models as both women and moms. I love the relationship that I have and cherish the time we spend together. Lacey and Melissa, my team members work so hard and are dedicated to all that they do each day. I love the commitment they make to their goals and dreams.

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9 Things to Consider When You're Moving

Considering moving into a new home? Amidst a move, you may feel the excitement of a new home wear off and the panic of packing up boxes and getting your finances in order set in. With a whirlwind of things to accomplish, some of the important to-do's may fall to the wayside. We've rounded up 9 expert-approved tips from the Peak 95.1's Real Estate Expert Jen Scholte, Broker to keep you sane and in control during your move.

1. A moving budget removes the financial stress. Budget for movers and cleaners to dinners out and extra supplies.

2. Block your move into your family calendar. Consider family, work and holiday plans so you aren’t having to sacrifice the important things.

3. Collect all important documents. Place them in one box and pick a

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We want to SHOW YOU LOVE today! We have decided to give back to our friends, clients and followers with a few contests throughout the year, this marks our first! We are going to give a lucky follower the chance to win the ultimate outdoor travel buddy to explore our area with! We are giving away a YETI 20 Roadie Cooler (ARV $279.99)!

Cold weather is no reason to leave your cooler at home. Your YETI cooler can tag along perfectly during your cold-weather activities like car camping, winter hiking or skiing. Did you know that your YETI can keep your food, beer and drinks from freezing in cold temperatures? 

HOW TO ENTER:
1) Make sure you’re following us @TheJenScholteTeam_C21
2) Like our YETI Giveaway Post
3) Tag someone you would save space in your

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