All Blog Entries by Jen Scholte

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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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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.

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  • 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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