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Nikamoz Serenity Spa ~ 615 Bricker Street, Port Elgin
Business opportunity with second level living quarters. Located in the thriving town of Port Elgin. Excellent location, close to the downtown core on a high traffic street with great visibility. Presently operating as a hair salon and spa; featuring 6 treatment rooms and 4 hair styling stations, continue with the existing business or start a new venture. The price includes all equipment and chattels, this is a turnkey business. Features large reception, public washroom, laundry area, natural gas forced air heating and central air. The second level has a modern open concept one bedroom apartment. Large lot with fenced backyard. Ample private parking spaces behind the building and public parking across the road. A great opportunity for someone who would like to have their own business and living quarters all in the same building or perhaps an income property for an investor, plenty of possibilities, call today for your personal viewing.
1044 Wellington St., Port Elgin
This well priced split entry bungalow is situated on nicely landscaped lot and located in a mature area of Port Elgin. The main floor offers kitchen/dining, living room, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. The lower level is finished with a 4th bedroom with ensuite bathroom, family room with natural gas fireplace, laundry and workshop. The garage can be accessed from the lower level. Features an extra wide paved driveway, patio doors leading to a pressure treated deck and an above ground pool 15`x30`, great fun for the family.
Spring’s the perfect time for taking care of outdoor maintenance!
The arrival of warm weather signals fun in the backyard with friends and family. The last thing you want to deal with are unexpected home repairs so here’s a list to help keep you on track:
- Clear away debris and dead foliage from flowerbeds.
- Inspect hose connections to ensure there aren’t any leaks.
- Replace damaged window screens and weather stripping.
- Clean your fireplace and/or wood-burning stove and flue.
- Make sure your lawn mower, weed wacker and other tools are in good working order.
- Clean and repair your patio furniture and inspect your deck for loose or rotten boards.
- Trim back shrubs and vines that are growing near your air conditioning unit and dryer vent.
- Inspect and clean your gutters and make sure downspouts drain away from your foundation.
- Patch up any cracks you find around your foundation and driveway before they spread further.
- Inspect your roof for cracked or missing shingles and trim branches that hang over top of your roof.
Proactive home maintenance helps prevent small issues from getting out of hand. Your Port Elgin or Southampton home is a huge investment and minimizing repair bills will help you realize your highest rate of return. When you’re done, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy the lazy days of summer knowing that everything’s been taken care of!
Home sales repeat last year’s April record!
Residential sales activity recorded through the MLS® System of the REALTORS® Association of Grey Bruce Owen Sound came in even with last year’s record level in April 2016.
Home sales numbered 274 units in April 2016. Sales of all types of properties numbered 340 units in April 2016, up 4.9 per cent from the previous April.
The average price of homes sold in April 2016 was $254,938, up 8.7 per cent on a year-over-year basis. On a year-to-date basis the average price of home sales in the first four months of 2016 was $253,914, rising 6.5 per cent.
New residential listings on the Association’s MLS® System numbered 604 units in April 2016. This was a decrease of 8.5 per cent compared to April 2015. Active residential listings totalled 1,514 units at the end of April, down 27 per cent from the same time last year.
The number of months of inventory stood at 5.5 at the end of April, down from 7.6 months at the end of April 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 April was $69.9 million, up 8.7 per cent on a year-over-year basis. The total value of all properties sold in April 2016 was $88.5 million, an increase of 10.3 per cent from a year earlier.