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Here at Sea & Ski Realty, we love living in Grey County, and with the multiplicity of recreational activities, beautiful viewpoints, fine dining establishments, and area of attractions, we know why so many people love this area, too! Our blog is a great resource to rely on if you’re new to the area and have questions about what there is to do and see, as well as what every community in the area offers. If you have any questions about one of our blogs or would like experienced guidance with an upcoming real estate transaction, give us a call today!

Sign Up for Photos with Santa

Sign Up for Photos with Santa

The team at Sea & Ski are so excited to be able to host Santa Claus this year for a very fun and safe Holiday Photo Booth! On November 28th from 2-4pm, we will be at the main intersection in Markdale with Santa! Come visit us after the Christmas Parade!  Sign Up...

So, it’s a bit of a Fixer-Upper?

So, it’s a bit of a Fixer-Upper?

If you’re thinking of selling your home and buying a new property, you might come across an opportunity to purchase a “fixer-upper”. In fact, the home might be priced based on its need for work.Of course, before considering purchasing any property – especially one...

TRNTO Interview with Karen Cox

TRNTO Interview with Karen Cox

During this unprecedented time as we all endure the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic; we may have felt from time to time, the pull to hide out in this little bubble of haven we know as Grey County.  Overall, we have experienced inspiringly low case numbers and have...

Markdale Office Upgrades

Markdale Office Upgrades

Our Markdale office is going through some changes! We have decided to give the office a little facelift by removing and replacing the old accessory extension on the back of the building. The new extension will be clean, modern, and most importantly, completely...

Sunrise Commute with Brian Sloan

Sunrise Commute with Brian Sloan

In Montreal 65% of people drive their car to work, but then I read the other day that the Public Transit System is preparing to increase their bus fleet by 8,000. The math didn’t add up to me. Then it hit me, the reality that this pandemic has seeped its way into all...

Markdale Foodland Grocery Raffle

Markdale Foodland Grocery Raffle

Winner Karen and Foodland owners Bill and Elizabeth, excited and surprised to hear the results of the first place price. The Sea & Ski Team were live on Tuesday June 30th, at the Markdale Foodland 2020 Grocery Raffle in support of the Centre Grey Health Services...

How to Quickly Improve Indoor Air Quality

How to Quickly Improve Indoor Air Quality

There are many reasons why the air quality in your home may not be at its best. A faulty furnace or an aged carpet are just two potential culprits. Until you get those issues addressed, how can you make your indoor air healthier - today? Here are some ideas: Check the...

Healthy Lighting for Your Home

Healthy Lighting for Your Home

Recently, researchers discovered that the lighting in your home can have a much greater impact on your health and well-being than originally thought. Better lighting can boost your energy, help you sleep better, and even enhance healing. So, it pays to make sure the...

Ultimate Interior Spring Cleaning Checklist

Ultimate Interior Spring Cleaning Checklist

Get the most out of your spring cleaning by using our spring cleaning checklist. Tackle every room in your house – from bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen to the living room. Every Room • Wash Baseboards, door ceilings, window sills, doors, and walls. • Vacuum and wash...

The Complete Outdoor Spring Clean Checklist

The Complete Outdoor Spring Clean Checklist

It’s time to shake off the winter blues and get active again. Spring has finally sprung! You can feel it in the air and see it on the thermostat. As the weather is improving and the air is turning from cold to warm, now is the perfect time to spring clean the outside...

How to Repair Winter Damage to Plants

How to Repair Winter Damage to Plants

Repairing and rejuvenating your garden after an extreme winter can take some time and effort. Learning how to assess plant damage, fix broken branches and tend to frost-burned plants can help you ensure that your garden makes a quick recovery from the cold winter...

Preparing to Sell Your Home During Covid-19

Preparing to Sell Your Home During Covid-19

Has Covid-19 thrown a wrench in your plans to sell this spring? If you're planning to sell your home this year, here's how to take advantage of your time at home during the pandemic to get a leading edge when you're ready to put your house on the market. Make sure...