In addition to Father’s Day and the first day of summer, June is filled with many other national holidays, special observances, and celebrations.
June 20 is the longest day of the year with the most daylight hours in the Northern Hemisphere. In recognition that the weather is getting warmer, June serves as Great Outdoors Month and also is the national month for camping, roses, and rivers. June also brings to us National Donut Day (June 4) and Best Friends Day (June 8). Juneteenth falls on June 19 in recognition of slavery’s abolition in Texas on that day in 1865. National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), National Kissing Day (June 22), Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24) Canadian Multiculturalism Day (June 27).
Pride Month is celebrated every June as a tribute to those who were involved in the Stonewall Riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969.
And, did you know that the month of June is considered auspicious for weddings because it’s named after Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage, home, and family?
Therefore, June is not only a beautiful month when the weather is just perfect, not too hot and not too cold, but in June we get the opportunity to celebrate and recognize human beings for being themselves, because after all, Love is Love is Love.
GETTING TO KNOW SAUGEEN SHORES
Located on Lake Huron in Bruce County, Saugeen Shores features a mix of rural and urban living options, all within an easy drive of major Canadian and U.S. markets.
A REAL ESTATE COMPANY THAT GIVES BACK
This year we have decided to support three magnificent organizations that are near and dear to our hearts, Special Olympics and the Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS) and The Living Wish Foundation.
We proudly donate a portion of our income from real estate sales to all three of these organizations.
As you probably know, Special Olympics has impacted the lives of its athletes in profound ways, most notably in building self confidence, friendships and self-esteem.
The GTHS is a non-profit charity that operates an animal center serving the South Georgian Bay region by providing shelter for homeless animals and adopting them to caring families.
The Living Wish Foundation is devoted to making the world a better place helping terminally ill patients re-frame hope and realize their dreams.
And remember… Your Referrals Help Continue the Life Changing Work by Special Olympics, The GTHS and The Living Wish Foundation!
This is where you come in… If you or anyone you know is considering making a move, we would like to offer a FREE No Obligation to Sell Consultation.
Simply call me direct at 705-441-5800 or forward my number on.
CREA HOUSING MARKET SNAPSHOT.
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) provided a snapshot of the market in our area. Take a look at the stats.
LOCAL MARKET DATA
Residential sales recorded through the MLS® System for the Southern Georgian Bay region totaled 573 units in May 2021. This was up sharply by 80.8% from May 2020. Residential sales haven’t hit this level in the month of May in five years.
The Southern Georgian Bay region comprises two distinctive markets.
Home sales in the Western Region, which includes Wasaga Beach, Clearview Township, Collingwood, The Blue Mountains, the Municipality of Meaford, and Grey Highlands, numbered 286 units in May 2021. This was up sharply by 97.2% from May 2020. Home sales in the Western Region were 19.8% above the five-year average and 17.9% above the 10-year average for the month of May.
On a year-to-date basis, home sales in the Western Region numbered a record 1,258 units over the first five months of the year. This was a substantial increase of 98.7% from the same period in 2020.
Take a look at the breakdown by municipal area:
If you would like to know what does all of this mean to you as you are considering selling or buying, simply give me a call or send me an email and I’ll be happy to help. There is no cost or obligation on your part to have an initial meeting and go over what is important to you, what are your needs and wants. As everyone’s situation is different, it would be my pleasure to offer you my expertise and advice.