Welcoming Graeme McDonald To The Team

By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

Welcoming Graeme McDonald To The Team

Tags: Graeme McDonald, New Kingston Realtor

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By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

Introducing Move Snap to the Blakney & Barber Team

Tags: Moving, Moving Logistics, Move Snap,

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3 Strategies For The Move Up Buyer

By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

3 Strategies For The Move Up Buyer

Tags: REMAX, Home Buyer Strategies

  Thinking of getting into the spring market and upgrading to something that suits your needs better? Here is a handy article from RE/MAX with some information on where to start......which should definitely  include giving us a call!   ...Read More

February Newsletter

By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

February Newsletter

Tags: Blakney & Barber Real Estate Team

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Kingston Chamber of Commerce Supporting North Block Development

By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

Kingston Chamber of Commerce Supporting North Block Development

Tags: North Block, Kingston Chamber of Commerce

The Kingston Chamber of Commerce is supporting developers "North Block" appeal for two highrise residential buildinngs in the core of downtown. What are your thoughts on this and the city's position to preserve the look and feel of historic downtown Kingston? We'd like to read your comments on what you feel the right balance is between development and preservation. Here is the fu...Read More

Weather Alert For Kingston Region

By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

Weather Alert For Kingston Region

Tags: Weather, Freezing Rain

Please travel safely today folks! Weather Network Bulletin. ...Read More

Which Way Is Up?

By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

Which Way Is Up?

Tags: Magnetic North, Polar Shift

  Interesting article here from the Guardian on a polar shift that appears to be underway and accellerating. There are obviously massive implications for a shift in magnetic north for navigation and travel, but did you know this this includes unique challenges for real estate professionals too? The old 'metes & bounds' practice of defining property lines still very much appl...Read More

Good News For Kingston Job Market

By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

Good News For Kingston Job Market

Tags: Kingston Jobs, Lowes, Job Fair

Lowe's has announced an upcoming job fair to fill approx 90 positions in Kingston. "The Rona Home and Garden store at 2342 Princess St. in Kingston will be hiring approximately 58 new individuals and a Lowe’s Home Improvement at 1035 Gardiners Rd. will be picking up 32." Click here for the full Whig article.   ...Read More

Announcement From The Fed Tomorrow Could Be Good News For The Canadian Housing Market

By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

Announcement From The Fed Tomorrow Could Be Good News For The Canadian Housing Market

Tags: The Fed, Interest Rate

Expectations are for the Fed to not raise interest rates, but rather to announce a course of action designed to stimulate the economy and slowly implemet small hikes in the rate over a period of time, according to this article from the CBC. This could have several beneficial effects on Candian markets, home prices, mortgages and on the Canadian economny at large. Check out the full article from th...Read More

Weather Alert for Kingston

By: Jackie Blakney and Tim Barber

Weather Alert for Kingston

Tags: Environment Canada, Kingston, Snow

  Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Kingston area beginning later today and into Tuesday. An Alberta Clipper is expected to bring 15-20 cm to the region with amounts potentially being greater along the lakeshore. With wind exceeding 30km/hr at times and blowing snow, the next 24 hours sound like a good time to stay off the roads if you can help it. Here is a link ...Read More