Incredible Month Of September! And Lots To Look Forward To In October!
Last month in this newsletter we asked for some more warm weather in September and did we get it or what!?!? September was a great month weather wise allowing the locals to enjoy all the parts of Grand Bend without the tourists around. As locals we always say September is our favourite month of the year! September was busy in real estate as well feeling lucky to help a few buyers and sellers make their visions come true and we are always thankful for that!
We hope everybody has a great Thanksgiving Weekend! Hope you are able to spend time with family and friends over some good food! There is lots to be thankful for in the world so make sure to take some time and do some reflecting on what you are thankful for in your life. From our family to yours Happy Thanksgiving!
Garrett and Mark, pictured above and below, went to Vancouver for the last week of September to attend the RE/MAX Canada Activate conference. They were jealous of the weather you were experiencing back in Ontario because it was overcast 4/5 days they were in Vancouver. The conferences are an amazing way to converse and learn from the best in the RE/MAX sphere of influence. It means a lot to us that when a client ask for an agent outside of our coverage area that we are truly sending them to an agent that we know personally or through an agent we know personally. Making sure the agent we send you to is local and knowledgeable in the area you are looking particularly. Also very special was that Garrett was asked to be a part of the 'Top Producer Panel' at the conference to give his insights on his career for others to learn from. Speaking alongside RE/MAX Canada Kinglsey Ma, From Calgary Matthew Morley and from Vancouver Patti Martin.
We love to talk real estate so call us anytime at 519-238-5700!
The PEDLAR Team CMN Hike 2023
This was an incredible experience hiking the Bruce Trail for six days with my mom in support of Children’s Miracle Network! And a big thanks to Dad, Doug, for being our trusted chauffeur, cook and support system! It was an awesome test of both physical and mental strength to get through the six days. We are in awe of the generous donations from the most amazing people totaling just over $8,000!! My Apple Watch recorded us walking 277,307 steps, 201.9 KM, 598 flights climbed, and 50 hours of walking! It was all worth it! We never would have thought we would run into such amazing scenery and landscapes that we did being only under an hour away many large cities including Toronto. If you have ever thought of walking the Bruce Trail here is your sign to do it! Lots of great smaller trails around the area to do smaller 3-6KM loops that would take a couple hours.
THANK YOU to those that donated! This experience isn't the great success it was without your generous donations!
RE/MAX Canada partnership with NBA Canada and Kyle Lowry brings you this new commercial coming to your tv screen soon!
RE/MAX Canada & NBA Canada Partnership Continues
As far as “slam dunk” marketing goes, RE/MAX will be continuing its wildly successful Spring 2023 “Advice You Need” campaign this fall, featuring basketball icon Kyle Lowry. Launching to the public on October 2, the campaign will run for six months and showcase Lowry in four ads, including a 30-second, a 15-second, a 10-second and one TikTok spot. The ads are an extension of the national 'Advice You Need' campaign executed by agency Arrivals + Departures, which debuted during Super Bowl LVII and demonstrates the advantages of working with Canada’s most experienced agents. The multi-channel campaign comes at a time where confusion about market conditions is running high and everyone has an opinion. Using humour, the campaign demonstrates the importance of getting the right advice when buying or selling a home, in the face of the well-intentioned, albeit the unsolicited and often questionable advice you get from friends and family – and as seen in RE/MAX’s latest ads, Lowry. We hope you like the commercials you are seeing from RE/MAX Canada and give us a call anytime to discuss real estate and get connected with your local experts! Call today at 519-238-5700!
RE/MAX Halloween Accessibility Campaign
RE/MAX Canada is proud to announce its continued support of Treat Accessibly in 2023 – a movement that strives to raise awareness and encourage homeowners and communities to celebrate Halloween in a way that is inclusive of people of all abilities. More than 400,000 children and youth in Canada live with disabilities that pose obstacles to everyday activities, like trick-or-treating. These kids are among the 6.2 million Canadians (22 per cent) who identify as mobility, sensory or intellectually disabled. Treat Accessibly promotes inclusivity, by removing barriers to trick-or-treating activities.
What Can You Do?
You can help create an accessible Halloween by distributing candy from an obstacle-free location on the property, like the foot of the driveway, and by posting the Treat Accessibly lawn sign in advance of Halloween. This alerts community members that you’ll be handing out treats in an accessible way. Reach out to your local RE/MAX Office to find out how to get your free lawn sign. If you are in Grand Bend and area give us a call/email/text and we will make sure you get a sign for your lawn!
The Witches Paddle In Grand Bend
In the spirit of Halloween you can never go wrong with this unique opportunity to either attend or witness the Witches Paddle in Grand Bend down the river. To attend you must wear a witch costume because that's the fun part! The best part is this another amazing group of local volunteers raising money for Jessica's House! Look forward to seeing all the witches out paddling!
FOR SALE 10108 Port Franks Estates Drive, Port Franks Listed at $899,000
VALUE ALERT! Price reduced to a price where this home can't be built for what it is listed at!! Custom built new home by Nicholson Builders in Port Franks on a large lot surrounded by mature trees. Close to the sandy beaches of Lake Huron, marina’s, community center and all of the amenities that makes Port Franks and attractive place to call home. Nicely landscaped exterior with stone surrounds and retaining wall, stone steps with covered front porch, concrete pad for parking, large gravel drive and vertical siding with stone banding. Inside, you have a well-designed 1776 sqft open concept floor plan with the quality and finishes expected when buying a new home from a recognized builder. Bright entrance foyer welcomes you to the home and into the large living room complete with a gas fireplace finished off on a shiplap and stone feature wall. Spacious kitchen with granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, maple white shaker cabinets, accent lighting over the island and patio doors to the back deck from the eating area. Lots of cabinetry and storage making this a functional kitchen with room to entertain. Primary bedroom suite includes double walk-in closets as well as a ensuite with heated tile floors, glass tile shower, free standing tub and double vanity sink. Two additional bedrooms on the main floor for kids and guests as well as an additional full bathroom with shiplap feature wall. Mud room with built in cabinetry for laundry off the double car attached garage. Home features vinyl plank and tile flooring throughout with pot lighting in the primary living areas. Unfinished lower level with roughed in bathroom, 8' ceilings, painted concrete floors and 4 large windows. Price includes HST. Come call Port Franks home and this new build home yours.
FOR SALE 10138 Merrywood Drive, Grand Bend Listed at $1,900,000
Riverfront home in Merrywood Meadows, part of the Grand Bend community with 50 upscale homes situated along the Ausable River near the Warner Wildlife & Nature Preserve. Built in 2017 by Medway Homes, this property showcases 2560 sqft of well-designed living space with an open concept floor plan flowing with natural light. Situated on a large lot with landscaped gardens, mature trees, interlocking brick drive leading to your insulated triple car garage, covered front and back sitting areas, stone firepit patio and your own private dock with 110’ of River frontage. Inside, you’re greeted by the 16’ vaulted entry foyer giving you the grand entrance into the home that features engineered hardwood, quartz countertops and high-end finishes throughout. The gourmet kitchen includes stainless-steel built-in appliances, gas range, double oven, large island, chevron tile backsplash and pantry for storage. Eating area off the kitchen overlooks the back yard with access to the back covered deck. Living room with tray ceiling, pot lighting and gas fireplace plus enjoy the views of the river from the picture window. Spacious primary bedroom suite includes a walk in closet and large ensuite with heated tile floors and glass tile shower. Main floor guest room or office at the front with an additional full bathroom, plus main floor laundry in the mudroom. Fully finished lower level features a family room that includes a living space, games area and wet bar; Great space for entertaining. Room for additional family and friends in the two lower-level bedrooms with another full bathroom. Partially finished utility room could be a great home gym. Just a short walk or drive to the amenities of Grand Bend and the sandy beaches of Lake Huron.
FOR SALE 10284 Birch Lane, Grand Bend Listed at $999,000
Nestled in the highly desirable Southcott Pines subdivision, 10284 Birch Lane in Grand Bend offers an idyllic retreat that seamlessly blends modern comforts with the tranquility of a private lakeside haven. This charming property boasts a beautifully updated kitchen that is sure to delight. The kitchen is not only functional but also stylish, featuring granite countertops, tiled backsplash, shiplap ceiling and updated appliances that cater to both aesthetics and functionality. One of the most enticing features of this property is its incredibly private location, situated at the very end of Birch Lane. This ensures a sense of seclusion and exclusivity that's hard to come by, allowing residents to unwind and enjoy their own peaceful oasis. Offering a 1,430 sq ft comfortable and spacious interior, with ample room for family and friends. The well-designed layout ensures that there's plenty of space for entertaining or simply unwinding after a day at the beach. With three bedrooms and two full bathrooms it is large enough for the whole family. Large windows, skylights and solar tubes throughout the home flood the space with natural light. The spacious living room with gas fireplace makes for a very comfortable space. Enjoy your morning coffees or simply just relaxing in the year-round sunroom with gas fireplace overlooking nature. Lots of space around the fire pit to enjoy the best way to end any long summer day! The lush greenery that surrounds the property adds to the sense of privacy, creating a natural buffer from the outside world. With just a few steps from the front door, you'll find yourself on the sandy shores of Lake Huron. The proximity to the lake means that you can enjoy leisurely beach walks, take in breathtaking sunsets, or simply relax to the soothing sounds of the waves, all within moments of your residence.
Looking to move outside of the area and not sure who to call? As always call The PEDLAR Team with any of your real estate needs! We are closely connected with a group of realtors that cover Southwestern Ontario. Along with our involvement in the Re/MAX community we are sure to line you up with a trusted knowledgeable real estate agent to make your plans a reality anywhere in North America, or the world for that matter because Re/MAX is global!
It is the hope that this card will encourage you to choose local businesses, more often. They've been quietly adding new businesses, new offers and TWICE as many draws! As lovers of Grand Bend, we need to stick together and keep our businesses OPEN. These Local businesses who are unable to provide specific offers, have stepped up to help provide MORE CARDHOLDER Draws! More Draws = More Winning & More Local Spending. Let's support them, for all they do to support our community.
The municipality of Lambton Shores is starting a new initiative of making municipality information easier to find out. Check the link out and see what things you didn't know about this awesome municipality.
A new initiative started by the Lambton County & Huron County Economic Development groups was uploaded recently. They each created a virtual mapping website to show all the businesses and store fronts across the counties. These were created as an idea during COVID and will become a great tool for locals and tourists alike after COVID. Any business can be posted in the respective area if you go to the proper link below for each county.
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