Open House Weekend in Port Perry – Saturday 1-3 pm & Sunday 2-4 pm

If you are in search for a home I might have it covered this weekend! I will be hosting 2 Open Houses in Port Perry this weekend on 2 very different styles of home.

BUNGALOW ON SATURDAY

First will be on Saturday June 8th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm in the Adult Lifestyle Community of Canterbury Commons at 187 Waterbury Cres. This Home is a lovely Red Brick Bungalow that has a fantastic lake view with 1 + 2 Bedroom Layout,  Finished Basement with a Walk Out to back yard, Eat In Kitchen with Walk Out to deck. The 1 Bedroom up configuration can be changed back to a 2 Bedroom layout. Check out the Virtual Tour for more Information.  Currently listed at $789,900 on the MLS system

Virtual Tour – 187 Waterbury Cres

 

2 STOREY – 4 BEDROOM ON SUNDAY

Second will be a wonderful 2 Storey family home in a very family friendly subdivision of Port Perry. I will be at 19 Greenway Blvd on Sunday from 2:00pm – 4:00pm

This 4 Bedroom Home Has A Fabulous Lot That is backing on to Greenspace. You will enjoy the views of the pond, walking trail and beautiful Sunsets . There is a short walk to Downtown Port Perry and the Waterfront area and historic Queen Street. Home Is Sure To Please With Gleaming Hardwood, Open Concept Kitchen And Family Room, Beautiful Formal Living And Dining Area. Master Bedroom has large Ensuite,

Currently listed at $729,900 on the MLS system

Beautiful Executive Style Port Perry Home on 1.8 Acres

IMG_3911 copyThis Exclusive Listing in Port Perry is a Beautiful 4 Bedroom Custom Built Home!

This Home is situated in an exclusive enclave of homes just 2 minutes north of Port Perry. The Castle Harbour neighbourhood is a blend of executive style homes on large 1 and 2 acre lots. If you are looking for a bit of privacy and the amenities and charm of historic Downtown Port Perry then this is the home for you.

This Home Features:

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3+ 1 Bathrooms
  • Finished Basement
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Large Family Room Addition
  • 1.8 Acre Lot
  • Large Wrap Around Deck
  • Main Floor Office

Large principal rooms on the main level make this a great home for entertaining. There is a large eat in Kitchen and combined Dinning area and a more formal living room with fireplace. The Second level has a unique split design that will provide your family with a unique configuration. Master Bedroom has a 3 piece ensuite, There is a 4 Piece Main Bathroom and 3 bedrooms. One of the Bedrooms has 2 large Walk in Closets.

For Additional Information on this wonderful home please contact me directly (905) 435-7355. We can also schedule and arrange for your own private showing.

Currently Listed Exclusively at $1,199,000.00

 

SCOTT ROY Sales Representative

RE/MAX JAZZ Inc Brokerage

21 Drew St. Oshawa Ontario, L1H 4Z7

(905) 728-1600 or (905) 435-7355 Direct

scott@lifeindurham.com 

Exclusive Waterfront Home in Port Perry

Welcome to Your Waterfront Oasis on Lake Scugog with 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms Detached 2 Car Garage. Designed and created with a “Bungalow lifestyle” in mind.

 
Beautiful Western Views and Vistas that can only be outdone by the absolutely Stunning Sunsets you can take in from the huge deck overlooking Lake Scugog. This home has been designed around a bungalow lifestyle with the Master Bedroom on the main level that features walk through closet to a beautiful  4-Piece Semi Ensuite Bathroom. You will also find the laundry room on the main level and a stunning Open Concept floor plan that is almost completely barrier free. 
This custom built 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom home has a detached 2 car garage complete with a 2nd Story Loft that is ready to be developed. Generous driveway allows for parking for up to 8 cars. 24 Foot soaring cathedral ceilings provide a sun drenched living space with stunning views across the lake from almost every room. The open concept main floor layout also features a stunning kitchen with Solid Wood Cupboards that are complimented by the rich black granite counter tops and high end appliances, including an induction stove with down draft venting. The Open Concept Living space makes this a a great environment to Entertain with family and friends.
Other Features: 
  • Hardwood Floors on 1st and 2nd levels
  • Ceramic Tiles in Kitchen and Foyer
  • LED lighting throughout the Home 
  • New Drilled Well 
  • New Septic System 
  • Parking for 8 Cars 
  • Rough In for “In Floor” Radiant heating in basement
Dont miss the Opportunity to make this Wonderful Waterfront home your own !!!
Contact me for additional information or to book your own private showing.

SCOTT ROY Sales Representative

RE/MAX JAZZ INC Brokerage

21 Drew Street Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4Z7
(905) 728-1600 (Office) or (905) 435-7355 (Text/Direct)
Exclusive Listing and is currently offered for sale @ $1,199,000 

We Need Good Supply and an Equal Level of Demand.

I would tend to agree with a few of the points from an article that appeared in the globe and mail from a few weeks ago (see below). It is my understanding that the more first time home buyers that enter the market without sufficient inventory to select from can be one of the contributing factors of what happened a few years ago where too many buyers in the market didn’t have enough homes (inventory) to select from. Demand outstrips supply and we see 2, 3 or 4 buyers looking to acquire that entry level home in a good neighbourhood and multiple offers increase the purchase price which then has a trickle down affect to the next sale in the neighbourhood and the feeling from Buyers that they have to outbid other buyers as opposed to being able to shop for a home.

Article from Globe and Mail

There seems to be recognition that maybe there could be somethings to consider to assist 1st time home buyers getting into home ownership.  Although, RBC warns against taking measures to spur the market.

Some highlights as follows;

  • Some chatter of late of what Bill Morneau may unveil in the March 19th budget related to housing affordability
  • Some possibilities mentioned have been;

o   30 year amortizations for 1st time home buyers

o   Relaxing the stress test

o   Increasing the tax free RRSP withdrawal limit for 1st time home buyers

  • RBC Senior Economist, Robert Hogue, warns against taking such measures as they don’t address concerns such as;

o   Gaps in the mix of housing options

o   High household debt

o   Inventory challenges

o   He even warns such measures could inflate prices

  • Hogue does not believe Canada has a problem with home ownership;

o   On average, more than 40% of Canadian Households headed by those under the age of 35 own their homes

o   The proportion of Canadian households who own a home is one of the highest in advanced economies

  • Hogue feels that the collective goal should be to remove barriers (regulatory, administrative etc.) inhibiting developers and builders to respond quickly to the demand for new housing

 

If you would like to know more about the real estate market in your neighbourhood or community i would be happy to create a customized report that will outline the details of the market is performing from both sides of the equation.

Scott Roy, Sales Representative

RE/MAX JAZZ Inc. Brokerage

21 Drew Street, Oshawa ON L1H 4Z7

(905) 728-1600 office  or (905) 435-7355 direct / scott@lifeindurham.com

 

 

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SCOTT ROY, Sales Representative

RE/MAX JAZZ Inc. Brokerage, 21 Drew Street

Oshawa, Ontario 

(905) 435-7355 Direct / Text 

Scott@lifeindurham.com 

 

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Charming 3 Bedroom Century Home located in Little Britain

Welcome to 5 Whiteside Street in Little Britain. If you have ever considered a move to the countryside and savouring the slower pace of a charming small town, this is your opportunity. This wonderful home has been updated throughout and has a Beautiful Foyer and Entrance way, large Country Kitchen, Formal Living and Dining area, Main floor 4 piece bathroom and direct access to a single car garage.

The large 64′ X 167′ yard provides an amazing outdoor space for you and your family to enjoy year round and the home is ideally situated at the gateway to cottage country yet is close enough to Oshawa, Whitby or Ajax for commuting.

the City of Oshawa is 53 Km’s and takes about 45 minutes to drive.

Updates to this home include:

  • Newer Well – 2009
  • Newer Electircal
  • Newer Windows
  • Newer Plumbing

History of Little Britain 

Little Britain was established in 1834 by a man named Harrison Haight. He built the first mill in Little Britain in 1837. This mill, which stood until 1910, took nearly the whole countryside to build. At the time, there was no road that led from Little Britain to Oakwood, located 5 km to the north. In 1850 Christians came and built the first church. They were followed by the Bible Church in 1852. The Post Office came in 1853.

Names suggested for the town were Margaretville, after Margaret Metherell, and Elm Grove, proposed by the first postmaster, Robert Fergusson Whiteside. The latter was rejected by the post office because of duplication, so Whiteside named it after his place of origin, Little Britain in Pennsylvania 

Prominent members of the time included Joseph Maunder’s carriage and blacksmithing works, W.M Burden’s carriage shop, Edwin Mark’s foundry, Isaac Finley’s steam roller flour mill, Dr George Wesley Hall MD and the Davidson’s flour mill. The railway was brought into Lindsay around the turn of the century

 

Today 

Little Britain today is still a primarily agricultural town. It also has a fairly significant tourist presence from the influx of cottagers on nearby Lake Scugog, and from those who use Little Britain Road as a means to bypass heavy cottager summer traffic on Highway 7. For such a small town, Little Britain boasts a number of comfortable amenities including a restaurant, bakery, bank, library, grocery store, post office, park, arena and a country gift store as well as many other services. There is a gas bar, two auto repair shops, a drugstore and a medical office.

 

For Additional Information on this wonderful home please contact me directly at:

SCOTT ROY Sales Representative

RE/MAX JAZZ Inc. Brokerage

21 Drew Street, Oshawa ONT. L1H 4Z7 – (905) 728-1600 or (905) 435-7355

scott@lifeindurham.com 

 

Charming Century Home For Sale.

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Side Yard looking East

Exceptional Solid Brick Century Home In the Family Friendly hamlet of Little Britain (Just North of Port Perry). 

This Gem Shines From Top To Bottom, Hardwood Floors Throughout, Freshly Painted and Move In Ready! Large Sun Filled Principal Rooms With Gas Fireplace For Cozy Winter Nights. Spacious Country Kitchen along with a Main Floor Bath/Laundry Combo With Relaxing Spa Jet Tub.

The second level features 3 Generous Bedrooms and 1 has a fantastic Private Balcony, Walk-In Closet. Fully Fenced Side Yard making it a Safe Play Area For Your Children and Pets.IMG_9028

Commuting is easy with access to the new 407 extension to the East and the Existing 407 to the west. 

BONUS AREA the sizeable Unfinished Attic Area is Awaiting Your Design Ideas.

S/S Fridge + Stove, Water Heater, ELFS, Drapes  

List of Updates and Improvements

  • Electric Water Heater (owned)
  • R50 attic insulation
  • All Copper Plumbing
  • Energy Efficient Screen Doors (2
  • Energy Efficient Vinyl Windows (11)
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • New Eaves, fascia, soffits
  • New Garage Door
  • Humidifier on Furnace
  • Water Softener
  • Drilled Well (2009)

List Price $475,000

 

For Additional Information please contact me directly

SCOTT ROY, Sales Representative

RE/MAX JAZZ INC Brokerage 

21 DREW Street, Oshawa, Ontario 

(905) 728-1600 or Direct (905) 435-7355 and Scott@lifeindurham.com