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Our fave new bakery is open 🍰

It's been a busy few weeks. We love it when we get to congratulate our sellers and buyers.  We particularly love helping first-time buyers find their starter homes.  Next Wednesday is the next scheduled announcement from the Bank of Canada.  Our fingers are crossed for another rate drop so more young people can start their homeownership journey.

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Are moving costs tax deductible? 🏦

For many families, summer is "moving season".  Did you know that your moving costs may be tax deductible?  Did you know that the costs to move to attend college may be deductible?  

Check out the great article we found from Money Sense magazine - you may find some savings for next April.

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Where is the best ice cream?🍦

One of the best parts of being a Realtor® is the time we spend exploring the area.  Often, those trips include ice cream.  Our current fav is the Guinness & Gingerbread at Limestone Creamery.  Where is your favourite ice cream place?  Check out the L&A Ice Cream Tour below.

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Happy Canada Day 🇨🇦

This is our favourite holiday!  We start by joining the celebrations at Bath Canada Day.  Later in the day, we join our Amherst Island neighbours for a parade, hot dogs, and fireworks.  How do you celebrate Canada Day?

Enjoy your Canada Day weekend!

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What's open and closed in Kingston for Canada Day 2024

Are student rentals a good investment? 🏢

The Canadian Real Estate Association has released its May Market Update.  With a few exceptions, the national real estate market has been "sleepy".  

The report suggests that buyers are feeling more optimistic with the recent interest rate cuts.  We have seen the same in Kingston and area.

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We love introducing our clients to our favourite spots in the area, like the Stagecoach and Kilborn’s on the Rideau in Newboro! We love introducing our clients to our favourite spots in the area, like the Stagecoach and Kilborn’s on the Rideau in Newboro! Congratulations to our buyers! We know you’re going to make great memories at the cottage on Wolfe Island!

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers Congratulations to our buyers! We know you’re going to make great memories at the cottage on Wolfe Island! #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers Congratulations to our seller! Are you thinking of selling your Kingston area home? Even if it's not for months, we can help! Contact us.

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #congratulation #condo #happyseller Congratulations to our seller! Are you thinking of selling your Kingston area home? Even if it's not for months, we can help! Contact us. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #congratulation #condo #happyseller This week's market update...

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #marketstats #marketupdate This week's market update... #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #marketstats #marketupdate Congratulations! It’s extra sweet when we get to help an island kid move home to Amherst Island.

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers 6 Congratulations! It’s extra sweet when we get to help an island kid move home to Amherst Island. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers “Working with Lynn Wyminga was a real treat; very professional and personable. The real estate business details were all covered - from looking at the bones of the house, to the neighbourhood vibe. Lynn’s toolbox also included a personal touch to find just what we were looking for; listening to what our distinct needs were - we did not have to look at many houses to find our new home here in Kingston. We love our space and it’s location. Working with Lynn made the whole experience an enjoyable adventure.” — Harold F.

It gives us so much joy to read this - we love that you love your space & location in Kingston and are so happy to have been there to help! Thanks! L&L

With expertise, respect, integrity, and compassion, we will guide you through one of life's most important personal and financial decisions - buying or selling a home. To us, you are family and as your real estate agents, we have your back! Contact us at 📞 (343) 989-1550 or (613) 389-1005. We'll be happy to answer your real estate questions.

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ClientTestimonial #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #5starreview “Working with Lynn Wyminga was a real treat; very professional and personable. The real estate business details were all covered - from looking at the bones of the house, to the neighbourhood vibe. Lynn’s toolbox also included a personal touch to find just what we were looking for; listening to what our distinct needs … ARTISTIC INSPIRATION AWAITS YOU ON AMHERST ISLAND!

Step back in time and immerse yourself in creativity at this historic home, built in 1850 by the renowned artist Daniel Fowler. Nestled on 12.9 acres of serene beauty, this property is a dream come true for artists, writers, and creatives seeking a haven for inspiration.

🌿 Explore Your Surroundings: Stroll through the enchanting gardens, meander along wooded trails, or enjoy the tranquillity of 483 feet of waterfront. On hot summer days, lounge on the stone patio with a cold drink, soaking in the picturesque views.

🎨 Create in the Perfect Studio: The well-lit studio is an artist's paradise, offering abundant natural light and a peaceful ambiance. Whether you're painting, writing, or pursuing any creative endeavour, this space will ignite your imagination and fuel your passion.

🏡 Charming Historic Home: Step inside this gracious home and be greeted by an updated kitchen, cozy living and dining rooms, and a main floor bed and bath perfect for guests. Upstairs, find four generously sized bedrooms, a bonus office (or teen gaming room), and an updated 3-piece bathroom. The “servant’s stairs” add a touch of whimsy, leading you down to the kitchen for a late-night snack.

🚜 Versatile Barn: The sturdy barn offers ample space for storage or hobbies, allowing you to pursue your interests right at home.

🔧 Move-In Ready: Freshly painted with a 1-year-old furnace, this home is ready for you to move in and start your next chapter.

🚢 Amherst Island: Just a ferry ride away, Amherst Island is a hidden gem perfectly situated within easy reach of Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. The ferry departs Millhaven hourly at half past the hour, 20 hours a day, 365 days a year, ensuring convenient access while preserving the island's cultural and natural heritage.

Don't miss this opportunity to own a piece of history and carry on the artistic tradition. Contact us today to make this treasure of a home yours! ✨🔑

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #historichomes #modernliving #amherstisland #dreamhome #waterfrontliving #realestateforsale #luxuryliving #contactus 1 ARTISTIC INSPIRATION AWAITS YOU ON AMHERST ISLAND! Step back in time and immerse yourself in creativity at this historic home, built in 1850 by the renowned artist Daniel Fowler. Nestled on 12.9 acres of serene beauty, this property is a dream come true for artists, writers, and creatives seeking a haven for inspirati… We are always honoured when a mortgage broker trusts us to take care of their clients.  Congratulations to our first-time buyers!  Hope to see you at some of our fav Bath haunts.  Thanks, Tina Hinch, for referring us to this terrific couple.

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers #firsttimebuyers 2 We are always honoured when a mortgage broker trusts us to take care of their clients. Congratulations to our first-time buyers! Hope to see you at some of our fav Bath haunts. Thanks, Tina Hinch, for referring us to this terrific couple. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers #firstti… Congratulations to our first-time buyers! We are so excited to help you start your lives together in this cute home - just down the road from the in-laws! Always a please to work with @mk_mackenzie and @_samanthamoore_.

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers #firsttimebuyers Congratulations to our first-time buyers! We are so excited to help you start your lives together in this cute home - just down the road from the in-laws! Always a please to work with @mk_mackenzie and @_samanthamoore_. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers #firsttimebuyers BLOG POST: Moving homes can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially during the bustling summer months. As experienced real estate agents, we understand the relocation challenges and are here to help you navigate the process smoothly. Whether you're moving across town or the country, these summer moving tips will help make your transition easier.

Find out more on lwrealty.ca

Want to learn more? Contact us for a no-obligation Seller Consultation. Click the link in our bio to book a call or appointment.

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #blogpost #summermove #movingtips #relocation BLOG POST: Moving homes can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially during the bustling summer months. As experienced real estate agents, we understand the relocation challenges and are here to help you navigate the process smoothly. Whether you're moving across town or the country, these summer moving tips will … This week, Lorna does a deep dive on what homes are selling and how long it’s taking to sell.

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #marketstats #marketupdate This week, Lorna does a deep dive on what homes are selling and how long it’s taking to sell. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #marketstats #marketupdate Congratulations to our happy client on selling their 99 acres on Amherst Island! We are so glad that we could get you the right price, in a short period, with no complications. Cheers!

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happysellers 2 Congratulations to our happy client on selling their 99 acres on Amherst Island! We are so glad that we could get you the right price, in a short period, with no complications. Cheers! #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happysellers
lynnlornaygkhomes We love introducing our clients to our favourite spots in the area, like the Stagecoach and Kilborn’s on the Rideau in Newboro!
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lynnlornaygkhomes Congratulations to our buyers! We know you’re going to make great memories at the cottage on Wolfe Island! #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers
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lynnlornaygkhomes Congratulations to our seller! Are you thinking of selling your Kingston area home? Even if it's not for months, we can help! Contact us. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #congratulation #condo #happyseller
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lynnlornaygkhomes Congratulations! It’s extra sweet when we get to help an island kid move home to Amherst Island. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers
karleemortgage Wahoo! Congrats all!!
carriebrownpics So great! Congratulations! 🎉
rosyfindlay Super👏
topsyfarms Glad to welcome folks back
johnglenn7500 Perfect
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lynnlornaygkhomes “Working with Lynn Wyminga was a real treat; very professional and personable. The real estate business details were all covered - from looking at the bones of the house, to the neighbourhood vibe. Lynn’s toolbox also included a personal touch to find just what we were looking for; listening to what our distinct needs were - we did not have to look at many houses to find our new home here in Kingston. We love our space and it’s location. Working with Lynn made the whole experience an enjoyable adventure.” — Harold F. It gives us so much joy to read this - we love that you love your space & location in Kingston and are so happy to have been there to help! Thanks! L&L With expertise, respect, integrity, and compassion, we will guide you through one of life's most important personal and financial decisions - buying or selling a home. To us, you are family and as your real estate agents, we have your back! Contact us at 📞 (343) 989-1550 or (613) 389-1005. We'll be happy to answer your real estate questions. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ClientTestimonial #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #5starreview
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lynnlornaygkhomes ARTISTIC INSPIRATION AWAITS YOU ON AMHERST ISLAND! Step back in time and immerse yourself in creativity at this historic home, built in 1850 by the renowned artist Daniel Fowler. Nestled on 12.9 acres of serene beauty, this property is a dream come true for artists, writers, and creatives seeking a haven for inspiration. 🌿 Explore Your Surroundings: Stroll through the enchanting gardens, meander along wooded trails, or enjoy the tranquillity of 483 feet of waterfront. On hot summer days, lounge on the stone patio with a cold drink, soaking in the picturesque views. 🎨 Create in the Perfect Studio: The well-lit studio is an artist's paradise, offering abundant natural light and a peaceful ambiance. Whether you're painting, writing, or pursuing any creative endeavour, this space will ignite your imagination and fuel your passion. 🏡 Charming Historic Home: Step inside this gracious home and be greeted by an updated kitchen, cozy living and dining rooms, and a main floor bed and bath perfect for guests. Upstairs, find four generously sized bedrooms, a bonus office (or teen gaming room), and an updated 3-piece bathroom. The “servant’s stairs” add a touch of whimsy, leading you down to the kitchen for a late-night snack. 🚜 Versatile Barn: The sturdy barn offers ample space for storage or hobbies, allowing you to pursue your interests right at home. 🔧 Move-In Ready: Freshly painted with a 1-year-old furnace, this home is ready for you to move in and start your next chapter. 🚢 Amherst Island: Just a ferry ride away, Amherst Island is a hidden gem perfectly situated within easy reach of Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. The ferry departs Millhaven hourly at half past the hour, 20 hours a day, 365 days a year, ensuring convenient access while preserving the island's cultural and natural heritage. Don't miss this opportunity to own a piece of history and carry on the artistic tradition. Contact us today to make this treasure of a home yours! ✨🔑 #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #historichomes #modernliving #amherstisland #dreamhome #waterfrontliving #realestateforsale #luxuryliving #contactus
karlatmacd I have imagined!
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lynnlornaygkhomes We are always honoured when a mortgage broker trusts us to take care of their clients. Congratulations to our first-time buyers! Hope to see you at some of our fav Bath haunts. Thanks, Tina Hinch, for referring us to this terrific couple. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers #firsttimebuyers
ryanelliottrealestate Congratulations! 🥂
janetmiller.coach 🍾👏👏👏🥂
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lynnlornaygkhomes Congratulations to our first-time buyers! We are so excited to help you start your lives together in this cute home - just down the road from the in-laws! Always a please to work with @mk_mackenzie and @_samanthamoore_. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyers #firsttimebuyers
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lynnlornaygkhomes BLOG POST: Moving homes can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially during the bustling summer months. As experienced real estate agents, we understand the relocation challenges and are here to help you navigate the process smoothly. Whether you're moving across town or the country, these summer moving tips will help make your transition easier. Find out more on lwrealty.ca Want to learn more? Contact us for a no-obligation Seller Consultation. Click the link in our bio to book a call or appointment. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #blogpost #summermove #movingtips #relocation
lynnlornaygkhomes This week, Lorna does a deep dive on what homes are selling and how long it’s taking to sell. #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #marketstats #marketupdate
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lynnlornaygkhomes Congratulations to our happy client on selling their 99 acres on Amherst Island! We are so glad that we could get you the right price, in a short period, with no complications. Cheers! #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happysellers
carriebrownpics 🙌🙌🙌
rosyfindlay Well done👏