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This piece was written by Debbie Bullock, Sales Representative with the Jen Scholte Team. Debbie moved from England to Canada in August 2012 with her family. Debbie has travelled extensively throughout Europe, Australia and the US - and after a month of local travel in Ontario settled in Collingwood and hasn't looked back. Debbie has a keen interest in home styles and shares key styles noted in her travels in this blog. 


If you’re anything like me, you find home styles fascinating. The size, layout, exterior, colour, textures, type of building materials, windows all ‘talk’ about the home. On a trip to Australia some years ago, we visited friends who lived in a “Queenslander” and that’s when I first fell in love with this style of home!

Queenslander Home

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JANUARY Book Club - Rich Dad Poor Dad 

Happy New Year everyone! For those of you who I have not had the chance to meet, my name is Andrew Little, Sales Representative for the Jen Scholte Team. 


A new year brings new goals and one of my personal goals for 2021 is to read one book a month related to Finance, Business, Personal Development or Investing. In the past, I have always favoured audiobooks and podcasts over reading hard copies of books due to the fact that I can listen on the go while driving between appointments. This year I have decided to make reading a habit and incorporate 15-30 minutes of reading into my Morning and Evening Routines. 

To start us off for the month of JANUARY I am going to be reading Rich Dad Poor Dad by…

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When your home is your haven, your holiday decor should reflect your holiday traditions.
Here at the Jen Scholte Team, all of our team members celebrate Christmas and this year we wanted to share a glimpse of our holiday decor to spread Christmas Cheer!
Whichever Holiday you celebrate, we would love to see your decor and hear about your favourite holiday tradition! 
In a year where the Holiday Season is looking a little different, we are celebrating the little things, a lovely decorated tree, sharing our favourite Christmas memories and virtually opening our home for you all to Meet Our Trees! 

(We had more fun decorating for this than we anticipated), 
we would love it if you joined us and tagged your Christmas Tree photo on social media with #MeetMyTree…

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support small businesses collingwood


Ontario’s small business community has been significantly affected due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Our local small businesses are vital to our communities and critical to our economic health and community wellbeing.
We encourage you to shop local wherever you can and below we will highlight 5 ways to support our local community.

2. Shop Local

With an abundance of amazing storefronts in Southern Georgian Bay it is tricky to choose favourites!
Our local makers and entrepreneurs have all of the shopping bases covered. From local flowers to clothing stores, home decor, footwear and general shopping needs. If you're financially able this season, shopping local for holiday gifts make a huge difference to our local small businesses. Many of these shops…

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JDC Homes

                                                                                  Since 1964, quality craftsmanship and customer satisfaction have been two pillars on which Joe Donato ConsrtuctionJDC Homes has built a well-respected reputation.

Having successfully completed Sturgeon Creek Estates, Lamont Creek Estates, Ramblewood Estates, and Beach 6 Townhomes, JDC is thrilled to announce the release of its newest community in Wasaga Beach. You've told us that you like to golf ...so we listened. JDC HOMES is happy to announce Golf Side Estates which includes 42 beautiful all-brick bungalows located near Golf Course Road & Bells Park Road. Now live only minutes away from the "Longest Freshwater Beach in the World", a 15-minute drive to downhill skiing and…

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Commercial Properties & Leases

You can find all of our available commercial properties below. For any inquiries or to book a private showing contact Jen Scholte, Broker at 705.444.4949 or jen@scholtehomes.com.

10138 26 HWY, Collingwood

10138 Hwy 26


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Optima Homes & Chalet

Optima Homes and ChaletsCustom home building has been a passion of excellence developed throughout the past 20 years. Ilija is dedicated to his craft and delivers his service with a high level of integrity, attention to detail and he has a warm personable approach. With Ilija and his team, you become a partner in building your dream home. Whether you are building for the first time or have experience with previous projects every step of the process is clearly defined, efficient and attended to in a timely manner. Our team promises to deliver superior construction and makes the commitment to exceeding your expectations.

  

You can find all of our listings of all new homes built and recently sold by Optima Homes below. For any inquiries or to book a…

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Mamta Homes 

“Discover Happy Living” Mamta Homesand enjoy living in a true four seasons community of Wasaga Beach.  New Homes Release with closing as early as June 2020.  Mamta Homes introduces Wasaga Urban! This collection of new, chic and upscale detached homes have been expertly crafted with Mamta Homes exquisite attention to detail. Each and every feature of your home has been thoughtfully considered to heighten your living experience. These limited inventory homes are centrally located in a friendly residential community in the Town of Wasaga Beach while close to all amenities.
Your New Modern Upscale Detached Homes provides you with a life of convenience and endless recreational options.

  You can find all of our listings of all new homes built by Mamta…

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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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jen scholte team

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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