Retrofest-Chatham-Kent

When late May arrives in Chatham-Kent, Ontario so do the classic cars. Citizens young and old have waited months for the return of Retrofest! This annual event is the start of several festivals and events that take place throughout the municipality. A wonderful time to get out and see old neighbours and friends.

 

 Relocate-To-Chatham-Kent

Chatham-Kent offers some of the most affordable housing in Ontario! If you are considering relocating or retiring why not save on housing? Those dollars you save today by spending less on a home, can be used in so many other ways. Perhaps more travel is on your bucket list? You might have children heading to university in the future, or you just may want to invest those extra dollars. Plus Chatham-Kent has so much to offer! 

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Seller's Real Estate Market Tips

If you are considering selling your home you may just want to take advantage of the current housing market. We refer to this market as a “Seller’s Market”. What this means is that the demand for “Homes For Sale” is greater than the number of homes listed to sell.

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15-Questions-To-Ask-When-Buying-A-Home

 

Buying a home will most likely be the biggest financial decision of your life. It is important that when you begin this journey you are prepared. There will be more to think about than the types of flooring or the number of bedrooms in a house. No question is silly when there is a huge price tag on what you may be about to purchase.

I have compiled some important questions that should always be asked. If your real estate agent doesn’t have the answer, they should definitely do the research and find out what you need to know.

 

 

Chatham-Kent has many fine businesses. I thought the beginning of the new year would be a perfect time to feature four local favourites.

 

Whether you’re looking for a family outing, a delicious meal or a fun shopping adventure you can be sure to find it in Chatham-Kent.

 

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Enjoy the Theatre in Chatham-Kent

One of the wonderful things I love about my hometown are the various arts and cultural activities available for young and old. We don’t have to plan a trip out of town to enjoy quality theatre performances and great entertainment. We have several options to choose from.

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Tips-For-First-Time-Home-Buyers

It’s an exciting time! You, or you and your partner have decided that the time is right to be first-time home buyers. Now that you have made the decision, you are racing to the computer searching for that dream house. Of course, you need hardwood floors. Of course, you need stainless steel appliances. Oh, don’t forget those fabulous walk-in closets…..STOP!

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Welcome to Ridgetown

photo courtesy of CkBranding.com 

Ridgetown, with a population of approximately 3,200, is a small community located in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. This quaint farming centre is rich in culture and community spirit. Residents of this community pride themselves in the town motto “The Friendliest Town in Ontario”.

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The kitchen is typically the busiest room in the house. It is also the most dangerous and most likely area where a child is at risk for injury. We are all aware of some general ways to child-proof our homes using baby gates, safety latches, plug and knob covers. However, the kitchen has some hidden dangers and needs increased attention to ensure the kids are safe.

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