April 18, 2022
They say there is no bad time to have a party. And while that may be true, it seemed to us with winter in the rearview mirror, COVID restrictions being eased significantly and St. Patrick’s Day almost upon us, that March 17th would be an excellent time for a celebration. So, we earmarked the date for our very first RE/MAX Garden City Realty St. Patrick’s Day Bash.
A lot has changed in the 40+ years since I first entered the real estate profession. Back in 1980 contracts were written on paper, by hand, with the use of carbon paper – ‘press hard, there are 6 copies!’. Presentation was done face to face with the Listing and Selling Agents both being present. Inventory was presented to Agents by way of a catalogue which came out once a week. Consumers were not allowed access for some reason.
January 17, 2022
Who would have thought back in December 2020, when for the first time in over 35 years, we had to cancel our annual Christmas Gala due to COVID-19, that one year later we would still be contending with the same issue? But contend we were.
November 15, 2021
September 15, 2021
I love Montreal. How can you not? There’s so much to see and do. Wander the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal. Frequent the unique shops or enjoy dining at the wonderful patio of The Old Port Steak House or Nelson’s Jardin. Head up to the mountain to Beaver Lake. Just a great spot to wander and enjoy. And eateries, Schwartz’s on St Laurent Blvd., famous for its smoked meat. Dunn’s in downtown. Or if you enjoy the fabulous French Canadians tradition of a sugar bush adventure, you can find it 12 months of the year at the Sucrerie De La Montagne.
August 16, 2021
Over the last 18 months, the real estate industry and society, in general, has encountered challenges that one may not have ever dreamed of, never mind planned for. No one could have predicted multiple province-wide shutdowns due to a pandemic.