Many consumers will soon find their debt loads heavier now that Canada's central bank and the country's biggest commercial lenders have raised their benchmark rates by one-quarter percentage point.


If you're contemplating how to best take advantage of the increased rates or avoid falling into further debt, read more here


Do you have a question about buying or selling?  Be sure to give us a call at 705.728.4067 or send us an email at


It's back!


We hope you're as excited as we are with the opportunity to discover (and perhaps, to re-discover) some amazing places to eat in Barrie!


To view who is participating, please click here.


We hope to see you there!


As a new year rings in, The Barrie Home Team wants to thank all of our clients for their continued support.


Thank you for your trust in us; through that trust we were able to continue to help and support many local charities and organizations.

Below you will find a list of who we were able to support this past year.  We encourage you to click on their links to learn more about each and every great cause.

Guys That Give

A Ripple of Kindness

RVH Foundation

Hospice Simcoe

Barrie Food Bank

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada

Camphill Foundation Canada

Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions


The Salvation Army


The Season's Centre for Grieving Children


Canadian Cancer Society


Kempenfelt Rotary Club


Rotary Club of Barrie


Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie


The Terry Fox Foundation


Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Barrie & District


Parkinson's Canada


KC's Cancer Cushion Fund


Zach Makes Tracks (RVH Youth Mental Health)


Candlelighters of Simcoe


Lifesaver Project


Rosie's Community Dinners


Ready to give your home a fresh look and feel for the new year? Start with packing away holiday decorations, organizing your indoor space and planning for your spring garden.


To read more, click here.


Purchasing a home is likely one of the biggest decisions you'll make in your life.

Before jumping in, The Barrie Home Team sales representative Lynn Guergis recommends compiling a list of everything you need and want in your new home to ensure you end up with exactly what you want.

Watch for more tips and tricks from Todd now.



Do you have a question about buying or selling?  Be sure to give us a call at 705.728.4067 or send us an email at


Say ​goodbye to high electric bills. These tips will help you increase your home efficiency, from using insulating paint to getting an energy audit.


Many utility companies offer a free home energy audit to customers, and it's well worth taking advantage of. If there's no such program in your area, conduct your own energy audit instead. It'll clue you into areas where you could trim your energy use.


To read more, click here.


Fantastic healthy food with a vibe that keeps me coming back. Michelle and the staff are friendly, attentive and genuinely care for their patrons. Love!

~ Mike, Barrie ON

The Lazy Tulip is a sweet little cafe that is independently owned in downtown Barrie.  Their focus is on health through real food and conscious eating, and absoutely everything is made in-house.


Having recently expanded, they offer both breakfast and lunch menus that emphasize locally raised meats, as well as both vegetarian and gluten-free options.  


The Lazy Tulip Cafe is the perfect spot for client-lunches and quaint get-togethers.   For menu's and more information, please visit

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