All Blog Entries by Jen Scholte

Found 10 blog entries published by Jen Scholte.

 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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international womens day jen scholte team century 21

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.

The Jen Scholte Team Century 21

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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Family Day Collingwood

There is so much outdoor fun to be had this Family Day weekend around Collingwood! With plenty of attractions and activities lined up, there will be no shortage of memories being made in our winter wonderland! Get outdoors this Family Day weekend with our 5 Fun Ways to Spend Family Day in the Collingwood Area!

1. Toboggan, Ski or Snowshoe at Highlands Nordic and enjoy a homestyle lunch at Mylar and Loreta’s

2. Head out for a snowshoe excursion at Three Stage and then warm up with a homemade sandwich at the Ravena General Store.

3. Bundle up for a beautiful skate the Woodview Mountaintop Skating at Blue Mountain and end the day with Wood Oven Pizza at Firehall Pizza

4. Catch the magic show and build your own wand or the ventriloquist

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On Valentine’s Day, we often focus on all of the people we love. This year, we also want to focus on ways you can show love to one very important person: yourself.

The Collingwood area is known by many for its entrepreneurial spirit. We have an abundance of wonderful businesses that we wanted to shine light on, so check out our 7 ways to choose self-love this Valentine’s Day and take yourself out for a date!

  1. Visit Heather at the Rock Shop for a heart-shaped crystal to put under your pillow, on your desk or to carry along in your purse. My favourites are rose quarts or selenite but there is so much to choose from, see what calls to you! Check out the Rock Shop, Collingwood here: The Rock Shop

  2. Enjoy a Reiki session with Amie Young and

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Collingwood Valentines Day Date

Regardless of how long you have been together, planning the perfect date for Valentine's Day can be quite an undertaking.

We get it; time slips away and before you know it, its February 12th and you’re trying to come up with date ideas.
Well, you’ve landed in the right place because we have put together a list of 5 local Valentine's Day date ideas that will suit any craving!


1.  Looking for something fun, laid back and a bit different? We suggest a flight of Caesars at 1858 Caesar Bar and a concert at The Gayety Theatre across the Street.
Check out 1858 Caesar Bar here: 1858 Caesar Bar
And buy tickets for ‘Hotel California – Tribute to The Eagles at The Gayety on 8 pm February 14th here: Gayety Theatre Tickets
 

2. In the mood for something a

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We are so fortunate to have amazing support and the trust of our very loyal clients. It is our pleasure to be part of your lives, to make great things happen, create memorable moves and to assist you in moving to the next stages of your lives. We are blessed that you chose to confide in us with some of the biggest decisions you'll ever make. Our team couldn't do this without you! Thank you. 

From the Jen Scholte Team 

Jen Scholte, Broker & Team Leader

Mike Scholte, Broker & Team Operations 

Jill Jeffery, Sales Representative 

Melissa Barrett, Executive Administrator & Client Care Coordinator 

 

#2 Team In Century 21 Millennium Inc. Northern Operations 

Centurion Award Recipient 

#10 Brokerage in Canada

 

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There are Two Ways Realtors Work: 

1. Transactional

To many Realtors it's purely business, and purely transactional. The realtors that work purely on numbers, identifying clients, closing the deal and then moving on to the next one. 

2. Referral 

Taking time to nurture your relationship with your clients, get to know them, really care for them and have their best interests at heart. Maintain a relationship with them after the deal has closed. And because they took the time to care and make their clients a priority, those clients are happy to refer them to their friends and family because of the outstanding service and care. 

Why We Choose to Work by Referrals: 

Since our primary source of new business is referrals from people who know

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It’s now spring, the water is warming up (so we hope!) and the Real Estate Market is waking up from it’s winter slumber! What are the trends and the expectations we are seeing for this Spring Market?

What We’re Expecting:

We expect real estate in our area, Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Meaford and Clearview to remain strong in 2018 despite the cooling of sales and home prices. The past couple years have been rigours and challenging to navigate for both buyers and sellers.

In 2018 we are looking forward to working together from the perspective of ‘right sizing’, ‘investing’ and ‘building our communities’. We are expected to see balance in our marketplace.

According to CMHA the market may cool in certain price points or

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