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216 Belcher Lane, Southampton, Ontario
Urban chic bungalow located in beautiful Southampton. The open concept floor plan is bright and airy. The updated kitchen features an abundance of cabinets, granite counter tops, natural gas Jen-Air range in the island and a breakfast bar and separate dining area. The living room has a natural gas stove and wall shelving. Spacious master bedroom with terrace doors leading to the backyard deck, double closets, ensuite privileges to the bathroom featuring a walk-in shower. Two additional bedrooms, foyer and laundry area complete this house. Private corner lot with towering trees, fenced backyard, deck and storage shed. Features include economical heating with 2 natural gas stoves, in-floor heating in the bathroom, skylights, hardwood and ceramic tile flooring, natural gas hot water on demand system. A great home, investment or cottage, call for your appointment to view this move-in ready home.
281 Summerside Place, Port Elgin, ON
New home to be built by quality builder Walker Homes in desirable Summerside Place subdivision in beautiful Port Elgin. The Anna model is 4 bedroom with a terrific floor plan, generous room sizes and open design. Many deluxe features are standard with Walker Homes including solid brick exterior with shake accents, hand crafted Amish kitchens cupboards, natural gas fireplace, solid wood staircase, 9′ ceilings, hardwood flooring on main level and more, act early and you can pick your colours and styles from the builders samples. Not only are you buying a home you’re buying a lifestyle in a wonderful community, only steps from schools, playgrounds, miles of walking trails and not to forget – the famous Port Elgin beach, world class sunsets and marina. Please call today for more information. All measurements are approximate and based on builders floor plans. HST is included in the purchase price providing the Buyer qualifies for the rebate and assigns it back to the builder on closings.
Grey Bruce home sales reach new all-time record!
Residential sales activity recorded through the MLS® System of the REALTORS® Association of Grey Bruce Owen Sound reached the highest level on record in May 2016.
Home sales numbered a record 332 units in May 2016, rising 11.8 per cent on a year-over-year basis.
On a year-to-date basis home sales were running 17 per cent ahead of the first five months of 2015. This was a record for the period and marked just the second time sales had ever surpassed 1,000 in the first five months of any year. The last time was back in 2002.
Sales of all types of properties numbered 411 units in May 2016, up 14.5 per cent from the previous May. The average price of homes sold in May 2016 was $251,596, edging down 1.7 per cent on a year-over-year basis. On a year-to-date basis the average price of home sales in the first five months of 2016 was $253,215, rising 3.8 per cent.
New residential listings on the Association’s MLS® System numbered 664 units in May 2016. This was a decrease of 14 per cent compared to May 2015. Active residential listings totalled 1,689 units at the end of May, down 30.4 per cent from the same time last year.
The number of months of inventory stood at 5.1 at the end of May, down from 8.2 months at the end of May 2015 and below the long-run average for this time of the year. The number of months of inventory is the number of months it would take to sell current inventories at the current rate of sales activity.
The dollar value of all home sales in May was $83.5 million, up 9.9 per cent on a year-over-year basis. This was the highest level of any month on record and marked the first time volumes ever surpassed $80 million. The total value of all properties sold in May 2016 was $104 million, an increase of 8.9 per cent from a year earlier.
1023 Bricker St., Port Elgin
Nothing to do here except move-in the furniture.This raised bungalow shows beautifully & is situated on a meticulously landscaped lot with mature trees & low maintenance perennial gardens. Located on a low traffic street at the North end of Port Elgin. The main level features an updated kitchen with granite counter tops,breakfast bar & pantry; the dining area has patio doors to the deck,bright living rm,master bedroom with walk-in closet & ensuite bath with heated floors,2nd bedroom with lots of closet space & 4pc bath. The lower level has a large family rm with natural gas stove, laundry, workshop, 2pc bath & an additional room which could function as a 3rd bedroom or office. Just to highlight a few of the features; walkout basement, natural gas BBQ connection, a ductless air conditioner that keeps the home nice & cool in the summer, a sand point well for lawn watering & a convenient carport to park your car in, offered with appliances, numerous upgrades over last several years. Call for a showing. 519-353-8211 (direct).