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Time for spring cleaning? 🌷

Is this the weekend that you start tidying up your yard?  We have included a few spring maintenance tips to get you started.  If you are avoiding all that, check out our list of 7 Places to Watch a Waterfall.  The chores can wait - today is a great day for a hike.

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Can you be a first-time buyer twice? 🏘️

We love talking about real estate.  This week the NAR settlement in the US was a hot topic.  In our market update, Lorna shares some insight on what it means for Ontario.  If you have any real estate questions, contact us - you might inspire our next video.

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Are student rentals a good investment? 📚

We often talk to parents who want to buy a student rental while their children study in Kingston.  It's a great way to invest and offset housing costs.  We are sharing a blog about investing in student rentals.  

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How are you spending March Break? 🏖️

Spring is in the air - and the Bank of Canada's hold on interest rates has marked the beginning of the spring real estate market.  Are you planning to make a move this year?  Check out our blog to learn how to get your home ready for a successful sale.

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How's your Vitamin D ☀️ intake?

Lorna's enjoying some fun in the sunny Caribbean while Lynn minds the shop. Have you had the opportunity to get some vitamin D (read: sunshine!) either locally or down in warmer vacation spots? 

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The secret to quick home buying success? A thorough buyer strategy session; have your financing in order; know what you're looking for and make sure that's clear to your REALTOR®; tour all of the good candidates; and make an offer on the one that fits. Congratulations to our buyer moving to the area and finding the right home rapidly. Welcome!

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyer The secret to quick home buying success? A thorough buyer strategy session; have your financing in order; know what you're looking for and make sure that's clear to your REALTOR®; tour all of the good candidates; and make an offer on the one that fits. Congratulations to our buyer moving to the area and finding the rig… Capital gains exclusions are changing on June 25. What does this mean if you are selling an investment property or the family cottage?

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #marketstats #marketupdate Capital gains exclusions are changing on June 25. What does this mean if you are selling an investment property or the family cottage? #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #marketstats #marketupdate CURRENT LISTING: Embrace Country Living in this Fully Renovated 19th-Century Stone Farmhouse! 🏡 

Nestled in Eastern Ontario, just 20 mins from Kingston, this charming home invites you to enter a world where traditional elegance meets modern comfort. Imagine waking up to the gentle sounds of neighbouring farm activity, providing a sense of community and security.

With its flexible layout, this home offers endless possibilities for tailoring to your lifestyle. Whether you dream of cozy family gatherings by the fire, peaceful mornings in the garden, or entertaining under the stars on the stone patio, this property has everything.

Indoors, discover the perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary convenience. From the stunning hardwood floors to the high-end stainless steel appliances in the newly renovated kitchen, every detail has been thoughtfully crafted to enhance your living experience.

Step outside and breathe in the fresh country air as you explore the lush gardens, stone patios, and charming shed-turned-playhouse. With recent upgrades, including a metal roof, new windows, and updated plumbing, this home offers beauty and peace of mind.

Located just minutes from the amenities of Sydenham village and surrounded by beaches, parks, and hiking trails, this property is more than just a home—it's a lifestyle. Don't miss your chance to make your country-living dreams a reality!

For more info DM us or contact us at (343) 989-1550 or (613) 389-1005

#lynnandlorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #countryliving #currentlisting CURRENT LISTING: Embrace Country Living in this Fully Renovated 19th-Century Stone Farmhouse! 🏡 Nestled in Eastern Ontario, just 20 mins from Kingston, this charming home invites you to enter a world where traditional elegance meets modern comfort. Imagine waking up to the gentle sounds of neighbouring farm activity,… Congratulations to our buyer on finding a great home for the family! It took some time to find the right place, but you persevered and it finally presented itself, and with great neighbours to boot!

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyer Congratulations to our buyer on finding a great home for the family! It took some time to find the right place, but you persevered and it finally presented itself, and with great neighbours to boot! #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyer Sold in one day! It’s the perfect storm when a buyer has been waiting 3 years for “the one that got away” - she knew this is a great home. @matclancy moved fast when his buyer saw our “Coming Soon” sign. Happy Sellers - Happy Buyer!

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happyseller #happybuyer Sold in one day! It’s the perfect storm when a buyer has been waiting 3 years for “the one that got away” - she knew this is a great home. @matclancy moved fast when his buyer saw our “Coming Soon” sign. Happy Sellers - Happy Buyer! #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happyseller #happybuyer BLOG POST: After a few years of heightened housing activity, it looks like we may be back to Kingston’s seasonal housing market. That means that springtime brings a flurry of activity, making it an ideal season for buyers and sellers to capitalize on opportunities. If you’re selling your home and gearing up for open houses and viewings this spring, here’s how to make the most of them.

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 #sellertips #homesellertips #springmarket #springtime #springshowing BLOG POST: After a few years of heightened housing activity, it looks like we may be back to Kingston’s seasonal housing market. That means that springtime brings a flurry of activity, making it an ideal season for buyers and sellers to capitalize on opportunities. If you’re selling your home and gearing up for open ho… OPEN HOUSE! Want to see this fully updated limestone farmhouse in person as well? Join us at on Sunday April 14, 2-4pm. Updated from top to bottom, including rebuilding the garage, new energy efficient windows and doors, new roof, renovated bathrooms and kitchen. Beautiful hardwood floors, tin ceilings, those deep window wells, main floor primary with walk-in closet... This spacious farmhouse with modern touches is turnkey, and the gardens are lovely, too. 

MLS# 40569483

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #openhouse #farmhouse 4 OPEN HOUSE! Want to see this fully updated limestone farmhouse in person as well? Join us at on Sunday April 14, 2-4pm. Updated from top to bottom, including rebuilding the garage, new energy efficient windows and doors, new roof, renovated bathrooms and kitchen. Beautiful hardwood floors, tin ceilings, those deep wind… S O L D ! ! 

🏠 Fully Renovated Row House
🛌 5 Bedrooms
🛀 2 Bathrooms
💵 Great rental income
🏊‍♂️ Steps to Artillery Park Pool
🍸 Walk to Downtown Shops & Restaurants
🚴🏻 Walk or Bike to Work or School

Listing Friday April 12
119 Montreal St, Kingston, ON S O L D ! ! 🏠 Fully Renovated Row House 🛌 5 Bedrooms 🛀 2 Bathrooms 💵 Great rental income 🏊‍♂️ Steps to Artillery Park Pool 🍸 Walk to Downtown Shops & Restaurants 🚴🏻 Walk or Bike to Work or School Listing Friday April 12 119 Montreal St, Kingston, ON Just Listed: HISTORIC CHARM + CONTEMPORARY UPDATES

🏠 19th Century Renovated Stone Farmhouse
🛌 4 Bedrooms
🛀 2.5 Bathrooms
🏊‍♀️ Hot Tub
🚗 Attached 2 Car Garage, Insulated & Heated
🌳 1 Acre
🌞 Patios & Perennial Gardens
✅ Barn for storage
💧Drilled Well

MLS® 40569483
2165 Rutledge Rd, Sydenham, ON
Listed at $1,175,000
More info: https://lwrealty.ca/2165-rutledge-rd-sydenham-on/ Just Listed: HISTORIC CHARM + CONTEMPORARY UPDATES 🏠 19th Century Renovated Stone Farmhouse 🛌 4 Bedrooms 🛀 2.5 Bathrooms 🏊‍♀️ Hot Tub 🚗 Attached 2 Car Garage, Insulated & Heated 🌳 1 Acre 🌞 Patios & Perennial Gardens ✅ Barn for storage 💧Drilled Well MLS® 40569483 2165 Rutledge Rd, Sydenham, ON Listed at $1,175,000 Mor… “I have moved several times in my life and can’t say I’ve ever had a better real estate agent. Lorna worked hard to make the deal and has been there with an answer to my questions within 24 hours every time even when she was out of the country see returned my email. Very Impressed ! Thanks for the excellent customer service!!!!” ― Carolynn P.

Thank you Carolynn! We are so happy to welcome you to Bath!

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 2 “I have moved several times in my life and can’t say I’ve ever had a better real estate agent. Lorna worked hard to make the deal and has been there with an answer to my questions within 24 hours every time even when she was out of the country see returned my email. Very Impressed ! Thanks for the excellent customer se… Lorna is constantly amazed by modern technology...

#LynnAndLorna #ygk #technology #smarttechnology 3 Lorna is constantly amazed by modern technology... #LynnAndLorna #ygk #technology #smarttechnology I love being a real estate agent in this area, where almost every convenience store sells @wiltoncheesefactory cheese, curds, the best Realtor snack! #wiltoncheesefactory #wiltoncheesecurds #realtorlife I love being a real estate agent in this area, where almost every convenience store sells @wiltoncheesefactory cheese, curds, the best Realtor snack! #wiltoncheesefactory #wiltoncheesecurds #realtorlife
lynnlornaygkhomes
lynnlornaygkhomes The secret to quick home buying success? A thorough buyer strategy session; have your financing in order; know what you're looking for and make sure that's clear to your REALTOR®; tour all of the good candidates; and make an offer on the one that fits. Congratulations to our buyer moving to the area and finding the right home rapidly. Welcome! #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyer
lynnlornaygkhomes Capital gains exclusions are changing on June 25. What does this mean if you are selling an investment property or the family cottage? #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #marketstats #marketupdate
lynnlornaygkhomes CURRENT LISTING: Embrace Country Living in this Fully Renovated 19th-Century Stone Farmhouse! 🏡 Nestled in Eastern Ontario, just 20 mins from Kingston, this charming home invites you to enter a world where traditional elegance meets modern comfort. Imagine waking up to the gentle sounds of neighbouring farm activity, providing a sense of community and security. With its flexible layout, this home offers endless possibilities for tailoring to your lifestyle. Whether you dream of cozy family gatherings by the fire, peaceful mornings in the garden, or entertaining under the stars on the stone patio, this property has everything. Indoors, discover the perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary convenience. From the stunning hardwood floors to the high-end stainless steel appliances in the newly renovated kitchen, every detail has been thoughtfully crafted to enhance your living experience. Step outside and breathe in the fresh country air as you explore the lush gardens, stone patios, and charming shed-turned-playhouse. With recent upgrades, including a metal roof, new windows, and updated plumbing, this home offers beauty and peace of mind. Located just minutes from the amenities of Sydenham village and surrounded by beaches, parks, and hiking trails, this property is more than just a home—it's a lifestyle. Don't miss your chance to make your country-living dreams a reality! For more info DM us or contact us at (343) 989-1550 or (613) 389-1005 #lynnandlorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #countryliving #currentlisting
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lynnlornaygkhomes Congratulations to our buyer on finding a great home for the family! It took some time to find the right place, but you persevered and it finally presented itself, and with great neighbours to boot! #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happybuyer
lynnlornaygkhomes
lynnlornaygkhomes Sold in one day! It’s the perfect storm when a buyer has been waiting 3 years for “the one that got away” - she knew this is a great home. @matclancy moved fast when his buyer saw our “Coming Soon” sign. Happy Sellers - Happy Buyer! #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealestate #ygkrealtor #justsold #happyseller #happybuyer
lynnlornaygkhomes
lynnlornaygkhomes BLOG POST: After a few years of heightened housing activity, it looks like we may be back to Kingston’s seasonal housing market. That means that springtime brings a flurry of activity, making it an ideal season for buyers and sellers to capitalize on opportunities. If you’re selling your home and gearing up for open houses and viewings this spring, here’s how to make the most of them. 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 #sellertips #homesellertips #springmarket #springtime #springshowing
lynnlornaygkhomes OPEN HOUSE! Want to see this fully updated limestone farmhouse in person as well? Join us at on Sunday April 14, 2-4pm. Updated from top to bottom, including rebuilding the garage, new energy efficient windows and doors, new roof, renovated bathrooms and kitchen. Beautiful hardwood floors, tin ceilings, those deep window wells, main floor primary with walk-in closet... This spacious farmhouse with modern touches is turnkey, and the gardens are lovely, too. MLS# 40569483 #LynnAndLorna #ygk #ygkrealtor #ygkrealestate #openhouse #farmhouse
lets.talk.mortgages I love the balance between modern updates but original character! Gorgeous
karlatmacd I gasped when you opened the pantry!❤❤
karlatmacd @lynnlornaygkhomes it’s a beauty!
lynnlornaygkhomes @karlatmacd right???? This is my dream house!
lynnlornaygkhomes S O L D ! ! 🏠 Fully Renovated Row House 🛌 5 Bedrooms 🛀 2 Bathrooms 💵 Great rental income 🏊‍♂️ Steps to Artillery Park Pool 🍸 Walk to Downtown Shops & Restaurants 🚴🏻 Walk or Bike to Work or School Listing Friday April 12 119 Montreal St, Kingston, ON
lynnlornaygkhomes Just Listed: HISTORIC CHARM + CONTEMPORARY UPDATES 🏠 19th Century Renovated Stone Farmhouse 🛌 4 Bedrooms 🛀 2.5 Bathrooms 🏊‍♀️ Hot Tub 🚗 Attached 2 Car Garage, Insulated & Heated 🌳 1 Acre 🌞 Patios & Perennial Gardens ✅ Barn for storage 💧Drilled Well MLS® 40569483 2165 Rutledge Rd, Sydenham, ON Listed at $1,175,000 More info: https://lwrealty.ca/2165-rutledge-rd-sydenham-on/
lynnlornaygkhomes
lynnlornaygkhomes “I have moved several times in my life and can’t say I’ve ever had a better real estate agent. Lorna worked hard to make the deal and has been there with an answer to my questions within 24 hours every time even when she was out of the country see returned my email. Very Impressed ! Thanks for the excellent customer service!!!!” ― Carolynn P. Thank you Carolynn! We are so happy to welcome you to Bath! 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
northbrookrealtorcaroline Way to step up for your client! 👏
lynnlornaygkhomes Lorna is constantly amazed by modern technology... #LynnAndLorna #ygk #technology #smarttechnology
nadiagundert Love those dishwashers!
lynnlornaygkhomes I love being a real estate agent in this area, where almost every convenience store sells @wiltoncheesefactory cheese, curds, the best Realtor snack! #wiltoncheesefactory #wiltoncheesecurds #realtorlife