Blog Archives - Mark Murakami | Grey County Homes | Flesherton Real Estate

Disinfecting Your New Home During Covid-19

When it comes to keeping your home neat and tidy, there are varying levels of cleanliness.  There’s the everyday, run-the-vacuum-and-wipe-the-kitchen-counter clean, expecting-guests-tonight clean, and then there’s a whole new level: COVID-19 clean.  And if you’ve just bought a new home, you’re thinking about what you need to do to properly disinfect it on move-in day […]

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Is It OK To Use The Bathroom?

And other questions you’re wondering about touring properties but are afraid to ask!   Unless they live locally and are making a move to a new home within the same general area, it is not unusual for people buying property in Grey County to have driven for over an hour before they arrive at the […]

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Grey Bruce Realtors Know Waterfront

If you’re thinking of purchasing waterfront property in Grey-Bruce, who do you think is better equipped to make sure you are made fully aware of every aspect of that property?  An out of town agent or an agent who knows the area, the quirks of the lake or river in question and all relevant details […]

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June 2020 Market Update

Grey Bruce Owen Sound Home Sales Jump 37.7% Year Over Year In June, While New Listings Continue To Recover Residential sales activity in the geographical area covered by the REALTORS® Association of Grey Bruce Owen Sound totaled 369 units in June 2020.  This was a large increase of 37.7% from June 2019.  This was also […]

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Mandatory Face Coverings Required In Grey Bruce

As seen in owensoundhub.org July 7, 2020 Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health, Doctor Ian Arra is giving notice of intent to Order the mandatory wearing of face coverings in enclosed public places. The Order will be issued and coming into effect within the next 10 days as per consultation with stakeholders. Public Health has […]

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Grants For Grey’s Small Businesses!

Are you a Grey County Small Business Owner? Has Covid-19 hit your small business (or your business plans) hard or made it difficulty to move forward? Could you use some help with starting, expanding or growing your local small business in Grey County?   The Made In Grey Business Enterprise Centre is ready to help! […]

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Reduce Your Risk of a Basement Flood

  Basement flooding and home water damage is something that no homeowner wants to experience.  It can ruin your belongings, create a mess, require you to file an insurance claim, and it takes a long time to clean up.   Basements can flood for a variety of reasons such as sewer/septic issues, surface flooding, and […]

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May 2020 Market Update

Grey Bruce Owen Sound Home Sales Begin To Recover In May, Average Price Surges Past $500,000 Mark For The First Time   Residential sales activity in the geographical area covered by the REALTORS® Association of Grey Bruce Owen Sound totaled 191 units in May 2020.  While this was still a large 36.3% decline from May […]

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CMHC Changes Mortgage Rules Again

Today’s buyers have a lot to take into account when they’re getting ready to purchase a home.  It seems like changes have been made to qualification guidelines a few times recently – most recently by popular mortgage insurer CMHC, as of July 1st.  These changes could have a direct impact on how much buyers (especially […]

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Support Centre Grey Health Services & WIN!!

The Centre Grey Health Services SPRING RAFFLE has been extended to June 30th Draw to be held at Markdale Foodland at 4pm     Show your support for CGHSF’s annual fundraiser and welcome spring by buying a ticket for the 2020 Grocery Raffle.  CGHSF has teamed up with Markdale Foodland to offer a first prize […]

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