By: Jacqueline Pennington

Annual Market Update 2016

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Welcome to “Pennington’s Perspective: Annual Market Update” where we look back on 2016 and on how our local real estate market performed. 2016 was one of the most interesting years I've seen since joining the industry. Multiple offers have become a common occurrence as we welcome to Northumberland County more and more of our neighbors from the GTA. Near the end of 2016, ...Read More

By: Jacqueline Pennington

The Sky Is Falling!

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If you’re like me, your newsfeed has been filled with doom and gloom for the Canadian housing market articles following Finance Minister Bill Morneau's speech on Monday. I’ve been in real estate for sometime now and in that time I’ve noticed a trend: the Finance Minister announces some changes, the media takes a hold of it, and the next thing you...Read More

By: Jacqueline Pennington

Getting back to business!

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As you may be aware, my husband and I welcomed the arrival of our second child a few weeks ago. Our little Elizabeth Pearl was born June 23rd, and I’ve taken the last couple weeks off to rest and help our family settle into our new routine. I’m extremely grateful for all of the support I’ve received from both my clients and coworkers; in particular Al Switzer who looked afte...Read More

By: Jacqueline Pennington

Annual Market Update 2015

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Welcome to “Pennington’s Perspective: Annual Market Update” where we look back on 2015 and on how our local real estate market performed. 2015 was an exciting time to be a Realtor in Northumberland. You likely noticed that many 'For Sale' signs that popped up were quickly followed by 'Sold' signs. Multiple offers for properties and buyers having to compete used ...Read More

By: Jacqueline Pennington

CHMC Changes got you down? Time to move to Northumberland!

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Today the big news in real estate is that CMHC announced changes to the requirements for insured mortgages. Effective February 2016 insured mortgages on homes valued over $500,000 will now require a 10% down payment for the portion of the home value that exceeds $500,000. This news has created a lot of buzz in the real estate industry, specifically what will this mean for th...Read More

By: Jacqueline Pennington

Your Northumberland Holiday Activity Guide!

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It’s hard to believe but the holidays are just the corner! One of the best things about life in Northumberland is that when it comes to celebrating the holiday season there is no shortage of parades, events, and festivities throughout our towns and villages. The hard part is knowing when and where everything is taking place! With that in mind I’ve created your one stop weekend guide to...Read More

By: Jacqueline Pennington

Fall Market Update

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Well it’s officially fall and one of the most beautiful times of year in Northumberland County! It’s been an exciting year in the local real estate market, properties are selling quicker than ever and more properties are selling in multiple offer situations. Quick sales and more multiple offers have created a lot of buzz in the community and. So let's take a l...Read More

By: Jacqueline Pennington

Welcome to 56 East House Crescent

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Some homes are truly what dreams are made of and this captivating home on East House Crescent in Cobourg happens to be one of those memorable homes. When you enter the foyer you immediately know this is not just a showpiece property. From the bright and sunny eat-in kitchen where you’ll prepare breakfast with your family, to the warm inviting family room where you’ll be able ...Read More

By: Jacqueline Pennington

June 2015 Market Watch

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Here we are half way through the year which is an excellent time to check-in on Northumberland real estate market activity. With properties selling quickly and multiple offers becoming more common, this has been a very interesting and promising year for local real estate values. The market information provided is based on sales activity in Northumberland from statistics from the Northumberland H...Read More

By: Jacqueline Pennington

January 2015 Market Watch

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  Welcome to the first 2015 addition of Market Watch; your local market update from Pennington’s Perspective. The market information provided is based on sales activity in Northumberland from statistics provided by the Northumberland Hills Association of Realtors. January is typically a slower month for overall sales volumes, with buyers and sellers getting slowly back into the grove o...Read More